Draft Expert Davo-27's 2022 u18 Draft Thread

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Smith has some zip to his game, hopefully the WBD have look at him for one of the late picks.....bit of JJ back in the day, running through the lines, having the odd bounce or three....taking the game on.
 

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I've checked out some rumours about which clubs are linked to which players as well as thinking about each clubs needs and this is what I came up with

1. GWS - Aaron Cadman - KPF - GWV
2. Bris - (bid)Will Ashcroft - mid - Sand
3. NM - Harry Sheezel - forw - Sand
4. NM - George Wardlaw - mid - Oak
5. Ess - Mattaes Phillipou - forw/mid - WWT
6. GC - Reuben Ginbey - mid - East Perth
7. Haw - Cam Mackenzie - mid - Sand
8. Geel - Jhye Clark - mid - Geel
9. WCE - Bailey Humphrey - mid/forw - Gipps
10. StK - Elijah Tsatas - mid - Oak
11. Carl - Oliver Hollands - mid - Murr
12. WB - Jedd Busslinger - KPD - East Perth
13. WCE - Elijah Hewett - mid - Swan Dist
14. Melb - Matthew Jefferson - KPF - Oak
15. Syd - Lachlan Cowan - hbf - Tas
16. GWS - Oliver Hotton - mid - Sand
17. Bris - (bid)Jaspa Fletcher - mid - Bris A
18. Coll - Lewis Hayes - KPD - East
19. Syd - Harry Barnett - Ruck - West Adel
20. GWS - Charlie Clarke - forw - Sand
21. GWS - Jacob Konstanty - forw - Gipps
22. WCE - Brayden George - forw - Murr
23. WB - Josh Weddle - Def - Oak
24. Ess - Coby Burgiel - mid/util - Gipps
25. NM - Isaac Keeler - KPF/Ruck - Nth Adel
26. Haw - Darcy Jones - mid - Swan Dist
27. Ess - (bid)Al Davey Jnr - mid - Oak
28. Coll - Mitch Szybkowski - mid - Dand
29. WCE - Kaleb Smith - mid - East Frem
30. Coll - Henry Hustwaite - mid/Def - Dand
31. StK - Jaiden Magor - mid - Sth Adel
32. Carl - Adam D'Aloia - mid - WWT
33. Frem - Ed Allan - mid - Clare
34. GWS - Jed Hagan - utility - East Frem
35. StK - Tom McCallum - hbf - Tas
36. Adel - (bid) Max Michalanny - Def - Norw
37. Port - Harry Lemmey - KPF/KPD - West Adel
38. Melb - Max Gruzewski - KPD - Oak
 
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I've checked out some rumours about which clubs are linked to which players as well as thinking about each clubs needs and this is what I came up with

1. GWS - Aaron Cadman - KPF - GWV
2. Bris - (bid)Will Ashcroft - mid - Sand
3. NM - Harry Sheezel - forw - Sand
4. NM - George Wardlaw - mid - Oak
5. Ess - Marrakesh Phillipou - forw/mid - WWT
6. GC - Reuben Ginbey - mid - East Perth
7. Haw - Cam Mackenzie - mid - Sand
8. Geel - Jhye Clark - mid - Geel
9. WCE - Bailey Humphrey - mid/forw - Gipps
10. StK - Elijah Tsatas - mid - Oak
11. Carl - Oliver Hollands - mid - Murr
12. WB - Jedd Busslinger - KPD - East Perth
13. WCE - Elijah Hewett - mid - Swan Dist
14. Melb - Matthew Jefferson - KPF - Oak
15. Syd - Lachlan Cowan - hbf - Tas
16. GWS - Oliver Hotton - mid - Sand
17. Bris - (bid)Jaspa Fletcher - mid - Bris A
18. Coll - Lewis Hayes - KPD - East
19. Syd - Harry Barnett - Ruck - West Adel
20. GWS - Charlie Clarke - forw - Sand
21. GWS - Jacob Konstanty - forw - Gipps
22. WCE - Brayden George - forw - Murr
23. WB - Josh Weddle - Def - Oak
24. Ess - Coby Burgiel - mid/util - Gipps
25. NM - Isaac Keeler - KPF/Ruck - Nth Adel
26. Haw - Darcy Jones - mid - Swan Dist
27. Ess - (bid)Al Davey Jnr - mid - Oak
28. Coll - Mitch Szybkowski - mid - Dand
29. WCE - Kaleb Smith - mid - East Frem
30. Coll - Henry Hustwaite - mid/Def - Dand
31. StK - Jaiden Magor - mid - Sth Adel
32. Carl - Adam D'Aloia - mid - WWT
33. Frem - Ed Allan - mid - Clare
34. GWS - Jed Hagan - utility - East Frem
35. StK - Tom McCallum - hbf - Tas
36. Adel - (bid) Max Michalanny - Def - Norw
37. Port - Harry Lemmey - KPF/KPD - West Adel
38. Melb - Max Gruzewski - KPD - Oak

The double def, nice. Billy Dowling, Bailey Macdonald, Jonti Schuback would be my picks for our third pick in this hypothetical.
 

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I hear his brother Casablanca is gonna be a star, too!

Great work, I think most Dogs fans would be pretty wrapped with Buslinger and Weddle at our picks. Although we desperately need some speed, as well.
Auto correct is so dumb, cheers I'll fix it lol.
 

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I've checked out some rumours about which clubs are linked to which players as well as thinking about each clubs needs and this is what I came up with

1. GWS - Aaron Cadman - KPF - GWV
2. Bris - (bid)Will Ashcroft - mid - Sand
3. NM - Harry Sheezel - forw - Sand
4. NM - George Wardlaw - mid - Oak
5. Ess - Mattaes Phillipou - forw/mid - WWT
6. GC - Reuben Ginbey - mid - East Perth
7. Haw - Cam Mackenzie - mid - Sand
8. Geel - Jhye Clark - mid - Geel
9. WCE - Bailey Humphrey - mid/forw - Gipps
10. StK - Elijah Tsatas - mid - Oak
11. Carl - Oliver Hollands - mid - Murr
12. WB - Jedd Busslinger - KPD - East Perth
13. WCE - Elijah Hewett - mid - Swan Dist
14. Melb - Matthew Jefferson - KPF - Oak
15. Syd - Lachlan Cowan - hbf - Tas
16. GWS - Oliver Hotton - mid - Sand
17. Bris - (bid)Jaspa Fletcher - mid - Bris A
18. Coll - Lewis Hayes - KPD - East
19. Syd - Harry Barnett - Ruck - West Adel
20. GWS - Charlie Clarke - forw - Sand
21. GWS - Jacob Konstanty - forw - Gipps
22. WCE - Brayden George - forw - Murr
23. WB - Josh Weddle - Def - Oak
24. Ess - Coby Burgiel - mid/util - Gipps
25. NM - Isaac Keeler - KPF/Ruck - Nth Adel
26. Haw - Darcy Jones - mid - Swan Dist
27. Ess - (bid)Al Davey Jnr - mid - Oak
28. Coll - Mitch Szybkowski - mid - Dand
29. WCE - Kaleb Smith - mid - East Frem
30. Coll - Henry Hustwaite - mid/Def - Dand
31. StK - Jaiden Magor - mid - Sth Adel
32. Carl - Adam D'Aloia - mid - WWT
33. Frem - Ed Allan - mid - Clare
34. GWS - Jed Hagan - utility - East Frem
35. StK - Tom McCallum - hbf - Tas
36. Adel - (bid) Max Michalanny - Def - Norw
37. Port - Harry Lemmey - KPF/KPD - West Adel
38. Melb - Max Gruzewski - KPD - Oak

If any club get Husswaite after 20 they would be beyond ecstatic IMHO. I reckon he will be a top 10 player from this draft class
 

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I've checked out some rumours about which clubs are linked to which players as well as thinking about each clubs needs and this is what I came up with

1. GWS - Aaron Cadman - KPF - GWV
2. Bris - (bid)Will Ashcroft - mid - Sand
3. NM - Harry Sheezel - forw - Sand
4. NM - George Wardlaw - mid - Oak
5. Ess - Mattaes Phillipou - forw/mid - WWT
6. GC - Reuben Ginbey - mid - East Perth
7. Haw - Cam Mackenzie - mid - Sand
8. Geel - Jhye Clark - mid - Geel
9. WCE - Bailey Humphrey - mid/forw - Gipps
10. StK - Elijah Tsatas - mid - Oak
11. Carl - Oliver Hollands - mid - Murr
12. WB - Jedd Busslinger - KPD - East Perth
13. WCE - Elijah Hewett - mid - Swan Dist
14. Melb - Matthew Jefferson - KPF - Oak
15. Syd - Lachlan Cowan - hbf - Tas
16. GWS - Oliver Hotton - mid - Sand
17. Bris - (bid)Jaspa Fletcher - mid - Bris A
18. Coll - Lewis Hayes - KPD - East
19. Syd - Harry Barnett - Ruck - West Adel
20. GWS - Charlie Clarke - forw - Sand
21. GWS - Jacob Konstanty - forw - Gipps
22. WCE - Brayden George - forw - Murr
23. WB - Josh Weddle - Def - Oak
24. Ess - Coby Burgiel - mid/util - Gipps
25. NM - Isaac Keeler - KPF/Ruck - Nth Adel
26. Haw - Darcy Jones - mid - Swan Dist
27. Ess - (bid)Al Davey Jnr - mid - Oak
28. Coll - Mitch Szybkowski - mid - Dand
29. WCE - Kaleb Smith - mid - East Frem
30. Coll - Henry Hustwaite - mid/Def - Dand
31. StK - Jaiden Magor - mid - Sth Adel
32. Carl - Adam D'Aloia - mid - WWT
33. Frem - Ed Allan - mid - Clare
34. GWS - Jed Hagan - utility - East Frem
35. StK - Tom McCallum - hbf - Tas
36. Adel - (bid) Max Michalanny - Def - Norw
37. Port - Harry Lemmey - KPF/KPD - West Adel
38. Melb - Max Gruzewski - KPD - Oak
Another personal observation is that if Jacob Ryan isn't picked in the first 38 then some recruiters should get straight up fired. The kid will play 200 games mark it down.
 

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The draft is nearly upon us and we're in the silly season of everyone watching highlights and having their opinions, it's interesting to see which players are being heavily promoted, some I agree with and some I don't agree with, but that's the same every year, I guess there has to be duds in the first round every year to keep up a long lasting tradition and knowing Carlton they will find them, I joke, kind of.

Having the perspective that we draft watchers have is like knowing where the big wins and the traps are and on draft night either enjoying a good pick for your own team or cringing and hoping for the best on a bad selection, most people won't understand it, but some will.

I think Melbourne Demons have the best recruiting team, I just like what they have done in recent years, Sydney and Geelong the best developers of talent and high end systems where even if they get an average talent, they can eek out every last drop of talent and have them play their systems with gusto (which the Hawks also used to have and are trying to get back there)

So onto the draft in the next 2-3 weeks and good luck to each team and supporter base, hopefully your recruiters pick the good talents and avoid the overhyped types.
 

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end of 2021 view of the 2022 prospects from the u17's, u19's champs and a few State League performances. (kept here on post 2 for future reference)

now that the drafts are all done and dusted, i will throw out some early names to look out for, obviously things change in their draft years, some jump up the order based on performance/potential/athletic abilities and some fall from injuries/poor form/red flags ect so this is just an early ranking at this stage

1. George Wardlaw - mid - 181cm Oakleigh
2. Will Ashcroft (Bris F/S) - mid - 183cm Sandringham
3. Adam D'Aloia - mid - 184cm WWT
4. Elijah Tsatas - mid - 184cm Oakleigh
5. Jhye Clark - mid - 180/188cm? Geelong
6. Elijah Hewett - mid - 182cm Swan Dist
7. Oliver Hollands - mid - 182cm Murray
8. Harry Lemmey - kpf - 199cm West Adel
9. Isaac Keeler - kpf/ruck - 197cm North Adel
10. Harry Sheezel - forw - 183cm Sandringham
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11. Jed Hagan - mid - 174cm East Frem
12. Blake Drury - mid - 175cm Oakleigh
13. Max Michaelanny - def/kpd - 190cm Norwood
14. Matthew Jefferson - kpf - 193cm Oakleigh
15. Jackson Broadbent - ruck - 202cm Peel
16. Sam Gilbey - def - 185cm Clarem
17. Kane Bevan - mid - 192cm West Perth
18. Seth Campbell - forw - 179cm Tas
19. Kobe Ryan - mid - 182cm West Adel
20. Jedd Busslinger - kpd - 195cm East Perth
21. Jaspa Fletcher (Bris F/S) - mid - 180cm Bris A
22. Jaiden Magor - mid - 185cm South Adel
23. Jonti Schuback - def - 183cm Gipps
24. Olivier Northam - kpf - 195cm Geelong
25. Levi Fyfe (GCS A) - mid - ?(looked low 180's cm) GCS A
26. Alwyn. Davey Jnr (Ess F/S) - forw - ?
27. Jack Cleaver - mid/def - 187cm East Frem
28. Jacob Konstanty - forw - 184cm Gipps
29. Lachlan Cowan - def/mid - 187cm Tas
30. Luke Teal - def - 188cm Oakleigh

others by position:
Rucks - Harvey Howe (200cm Gipps), Harry Barnett (201cm West Adel), Will Verall (200cm Sth Adel), Cameron Owen (201cm Tas), Will Elliot (200cm Oak), Hudson O'Keefe (200cm Oak), Nicholas McLarty (199cm Oak)

KPP - Koby Cockshell (190cm Sth Adel), Anthony Munkara (190cm Tiwi), Luke Brown (199cm Clarem), Lewis Hayes (195cm East), James Van Es (195cm GWV)

Mids - Nick Saddler (179cm Sturt), Tyson Walls (172cm Norw), Noah Long (178cm Bendigo), Kai Windsor (178cm East), Mitch Szybkowski (185cm Dand), Jacob Evitt (179cm Subi), Darcy Jones (173cm Swan Dist), Conrad Williams (182cm Clarem)(Frem NGA), Cooper Harvey (179cm Northern)(North F/S), Ed Allan (191cm Clarem), Matthew Payne (180cm Western), Jack O'Sullivan (176cm Oakl), Austin McDonald (Central Dist), Riley MacMillan (Bris A), Jaxon Binns

Forws - Matthaes Phillipou (188cm WWT), Brayden George (185cm Murray), Brodie Tuck (190cm Central Dist), Jayden Davey (Ess F/S), Ned Moodie (188cm Dand), Paul Pascu

Defs - Luke Michael (185cm West Perth), Aaron Cadman (192cm GWV), Cooper Vickery (180cm Gipps), Max Clohessy, Ben Hempel, Cam MacKenzie, Will Parkhouse, Felix Fogarty, Jakob Ryan

Cant see any mention of Taj Campbell-Farrell.

The co winner of the Morrish Medal the NAB u18 B&F.

Cowan was the other co-winner and is looking like a 20 to 30 pick.
 

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Cant see any mention of Taj Campbell-Farrell.

The co winner of the Morrish Medal the NAB u18 B&F.

Cowan was the other co-winner and is looking like a 20 to 30 pick.
I've mentioned Taj a fair bit in this thread, I rated him early in the year, didn't like his trial games, missed the Vic country squad, looked slow and made a lot of poor decisions under pressure during that time (a lot of weird handballs over his shoulder?) so dropped him from my ratings, probably won't get drafted, unfortunately he carried a bad injury through this year, but lacks some athleticism and composure for the AFL imo.
 

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The draft is nearly upon us and we're in the silly season of everyone watching highlights and having their opinions, it's interesting to see which players are being heavily promoted, some I agree with and some I don't agree with, but that's the same every year, I guess there has to be duds in the first round every year to keep up a long lasting tradition and knowing Carlton they will find them, I joke, kind of.

Having the perspective that we draft watchers have is like knowing where the big wins and the traps are and on draft night either enjoying a good pick for your own team or cringing and hoping for the best on a bad selection, most people won't understand it, but some will.

I think Melbourne Demons have the best recruiting team, I just like what they have done in recent years, Sydney and Geelong the best developers of talent and high end systems where even if they get an average talent, they can eek out every last drop of talent and have them play their systems with gusto (which the Hawks also used to have and are trying to get back there)

So onto the draft in the next 2-3 weeks and good luck to each team and supporter base, hopefully your recruiters pick the good talents and avoid the overhyped types.
As long as they don't read big footy they should be ok.
 

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having rewatched and caught up on some late season games and with info from combines ect, i feel like making a few small changes to the rankings and its likely to be the last one for this year, i'll do a top 50 because i think theres usually around 60-70 drafted and some rags have been predicting 50 which is just low iq bait, but i'll chuck a top 50 out, because after that it gets a bit speculative

all tiers are fairly even on talent, but i have rated them on how i have viewed them over a 2-3 year period and not on highlights or journos opinions (who i doubt do much research tbh) except Cal and a handful of others.

Hotton and Hollands could easily be in tier 2, Konstanty and Cowan some consider tier 3, Munkara on talent is a top 20 player, but there are off field issues there, C. Clarke and Ed Allan have gotten a lot of attention late, Allan for his amazing combine results and late season form back from injury after showing some signs last year and Clarke from his consistent form for Sandringham and Vic Metro and his 2 goals a game as well as his aggressive style and goal sharking ability have made him a more attractive prospect.



updated November Rankings -

1. Will Ashcroft - 180cm 76kg - Sandringham (Bris F/S)
2. Harry Sheezel - 184cm 77kg - Sandringham
3. George Wardlaw - 182cm 81kg - Oakleigh
4. Aaron Cadman - 194cm 88kg - GWV
-----------------------------------------------------------Elite Tier ^
5. Cam MacKenzie - 187cm 80kg - Sandringham (StK NGA)
6. Mattaes Phillipou - 191cm 83kg - WWT
7. Jhye Clark - 181cm 77kg - Geelong
8. Elijah Tsatas - 186cm 79kg - Oakleigh
9. Jedd Busslinger - 196cm 82kg - East Perth
10. Reuben Ginbey - 189cm 85kg - East Perth
11. Lewis Hayes - 197cm 81kg - Eastern
12. Bailey Humphrey - 184cm 86kg - Gippsland
------------------------------------------------------------ Top Tier ^
13. Olli Hotton - 181cm 77kg - Sandringham
14. Oliver Hollands - 184cm 71kg - Murray
15. Elijah Hewett - 186cm 82kg - Swan Districts
16. Isaac Keeler - 198cm 88kg - North Adelaide (Adel NGA)
17. Matthew Jefferson - 194cm 76kg - Oakleigh
18. Jaspa Fletcher - 184cm 73kg - Bris A (Bris A)
19. Anthony Munkara - 186cm 77kg - NT/West Adelaide (Ess NGA)
20. Ed Allan - 194cm 82kg - Claremont
21. Mitch Szybkowski - 186cm 84kg - Dandenong
22. Brayden George - 185cm 87kg - Murray
23. Coby Burgiel - 183cm 76kg - Gippsland
24. Josh Weddle - 191cm 87kg - Oakleigh
25. Charlie Clarke - 182cm 75kg - Sandringham
--------------------------------------------------------------- High Quality Prospects ^
26. Jacob Konstanty - 176cm 70kg - Gippsland
27. Lachlan Cowan - 188cm 81kg - Tasmania
28. Tom McCallum - 192cm 78kg - Tasmania
29. Adam D'Aloia - 186cm 86kg - WWT
30. Darcy Jones - 175cm 67kg - Swan Districts
31. Harry Barnett - 202cm 93kg - West Adelaide
32. Jed Hagan - 175cm 73kg - East Fremantle
33. Jaiden Magor - 185cm 79kg - South Adelaide
34. Henry Hustwaite - 194cm 84kg - Dandenong
35. Al Davey Jnr - 181cm 74kg - Oakleigh (Ess F/S)
36. Kaleb Smith - 181cm 77kg - East Frem
37. Kobe Ryan - 183cm 73kg - West Adelaide
38. Brandon Leary - 177cm - Tasmania
39. Luke Teal - 188cm 78kg - Oakleigh
40. Noah Long - 178cm 74kg - Gippsland
41. Will Dowling - 187cm 79kg - North Adelaide
42. Harvey Gallagher - 179cm 77kg - Bendigo
43. Jonti Schuback - 183cm 75kg - Gippsland
44. Max Gruzewski - 192cm 84kg - Oakleigh
45. Blake Drury - 177cm 73kg - Oakleigh
46. Harry Rowston - 180cm - Calder/GWS A (GWS A)
47. Cooper Vickery - 180cm 72kg - Gippsland (Haw NGA)
48. James Van Es - 196cm 97kg - GWV
49. Jake Walker - 184cm 85kg - Glenlg
50. Hugh Bond - 184cm 81kg - GWV
------------------------------------------------------------------------ Players with great potential but with maybe a small question mark ^
special mention: Jason Gillbee, Archie Lovelock, Shadeau Brain and Sam Gilbey (they deserve to be in that 26-54 grouping, but i made a top 50)
 
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I hear his brother Casablanca is gonna be a star, too!

Great work, I think most Dogs fans would be pretty wrapped with Buslinger and Weddle at our picks. Although we desperately need some speed, as well.
There seem to be a few outside/mid types still left in our 3rd pick range as well. I also think we'd be happy with those two at our first two picks
 

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having rewatched and caught up on some late season games and with info from combines ect, i feel like making a few small changes to the rankings and its likely to be the last one for this year, i'll do a top 50 because i think theres usually around 60-70 drafted and some rags have been predicting 50 which is just low iq bait, but i'll chuck a top 50 out, because after that it gets a bit speculative

all tiers are fairly even on talent, but i have rated them on how i have viewed them over a 2-3 year period and not on highlights or journos opinions (who i doubt do much research tbh) except Cal and a handful of others.

Hotton and Hollands could easily be in tier 2, Konstanty and Cowan some consider tier 3, Munkara on talent is a top 20 player, but there are off field issues there, C. Clarke and Ed Allan have gotten a lot of attention late, Allan for his amazing combine results and late season form back from injury after showing some signs last year and Clarke from his consistent form for Sandringham and Vic Metro and his 2 goals a game as well as his aggressive style and goal sharking ability have made him a more attractive prospect.



updated November Rankings -

1. Will Ashcroft - 180cm 76kg - Sandringham (Bris F/S)
2. Harry Sheezel - 184cm 77kg - Sandringham
3. George Wardlaw - 182cm 81kg - Oakleigh
4. Aaron Cadman - 194cm 88kg - GWV
-----------------------------------------------------------Elite Tier ^
5. Cam MacKenzie - 187cm 80kg - Sandringham (StK NGA)
6. Mattaes Phillipou - 191cm 83kg - WWT
7. Jhye Clark - 181cm 77kg - Geelong
8. Elijah Tsatas - 186cm 79kg - Oakleigh
9. Jedd Busslinger - 196cm 82kg - East Perth
10. Reuben Ginbey - 189cm 85kg - East Perth
11. Lewis Hayes - 197cm 81kg - Eastern
12. Bailey Humphrey - 184cm 86kg - Gippsland
------------------------------------------------------------ Top Tier ^
13. Olli Hotton - 181cm 77kg - Sandringham
14. Oliver Hollands - 184cm 71kg - Murray
15. Elijah Hewett - 186cm 82kg - Swan Districts
16. Isaac Keeler - 198cm 88kg - North Adelaide (Adel NGA)
17. Matthew Jefferson - 194cm 76kg - Oakleigh
18. Jaspa Fletcher - 184cm 73kg - Bris A (Bris A)
19. Anthony Munkara - 186cm 77kg - NT/West Adelaide (Ess NGA)
20. Ed Allan - 194cm 82kg - Claremont
21. Mitch Szybkowski - 186cm 84kg - Dandenong
22. Brayden George - 185cm 87kg - Murray
23. Coby Burgiel - 183cm 76kg - Gippsland
24. Josh Weddle - 191cm 87kg - Oakleigh
25. Charlie Clarke - 182cm 75kg - Sandringham
--------------------------------------------------------------- High Quality Prospects ^
26. Jacob Konstanty - 176cm 70kg - Gippsland
27. Lachlan Cowan - 188cm 81kg - Tasmania
28. Tom McCallum - 192cm 78kg - Tasmania
29. Adam D'Aloia - 186cm 86kg - WWT
30. Darcy Jones - 175cm 67kg - Swan Districts
31. Harry Barnett - 202cm 93kg - West Adelaide
32. Jed Hagan - 175cm 73kg - East Fremantle
33. Jaiden Magor - 185cm 79kg - South Adelaide
34. Henry Hustwaite - 194cm 84kg - Dandenong
35. Al Davey Jnr - 181cm 74kg - Oakleigh (Ess F/S)
36. Kaleb Smith - 181cm 77kg - East Frem
37. Kobe Ryan - 183cm 73kg - West Adelaide
38. Brandon Leary - 177cm - Tasmania
39. Luke Teal - 188cm 78kg - Oakleigh
40. Noah Long - 178cm 74kg - Gippsland
41. Will Dowling - 187cm 79kg - North Adelaide
42. Harvey Gallagher - 179cm 77kg - Bendigo
43. Jonti Schuback - 183cm 75kg - Gippsland
44. Max Gruzewski - 192cm 84kg - Oakleigh
45. Blake Drury - 177cm 73kg - Oakleigh
46. Harry Rowston - 180cm - Calder/GWS A (GWS A)
47. Cooper Vickery - 180cm 72kg - Gippsland (Haw NGA)
48. James Van Es - 196cm 97kg - GWV
49. Jake Walker - 184cm 85kg - Glenlg
50. Hugh Bond - 184cm 81kg - GWV
------------------------------------------------------------------------ Players with great potential but with maybe a small question mark ^
special mention: Jason Gillbee, Archie Lovelock, Shadeau Brain and Sam Gilbey (they deserve to be in that 26-54 grouping, but i made a top 50)
No Jacob Ryan? Aren’t the pies rumoured to be looking at him as early as pick 16?
 

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No Jacob Ryan? Aren’t the pies rumoured to be looking at him as early as pick 16?
Yea he is around the mark of 26-60, maybe unlucky, good run and carry, goal kicker when going forward, 16 is very high for him imo, Collingwood have taken a few average SA lads recently Poulter, Arlo Draper, Harrison and Murley, it's becoming a tradition down there.
 
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Is there a major knock on Jones, besides his size? Seems like everything I read about him is great, yet he's only ever rated 25-35
Yes he’s got small man syndrome. None should pick him. Wonder who we will take with pick 36? ;)
 

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Yea he is around the mark of 26-60, maybe unlucky, good run and carry, goal kicker when going forward, 16 is very high for him imo, Collingwood have taken a few average SA lads recently Poulter, Arlo Draper, Harrison and Murley, it's becoming a tradition down there.
Probably best to hold fire on those 3. All had significant interruptions to their year last year, particularly Draper, who had essentially no preseason.

All taken with late picks too, so not sure why shots are being fired. It’s not like we selected them with first rounders like is being talked about with Ryan (skeptical about this too).
 

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Is there a major knock on Jones, besides his size? Seems like everything I read about him is great, yet he's only ever rated 25-35

Most under 177cm come at a discount in the draft, it's just how it is, at best he could go around pick 15 at worst in the 30s if I had to guess.
 

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