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2021 NATIONAL DRAFT ORDER AND SELECTIONS 2021



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North Melbourne has won the wooden spoon and with it comes the first pick in the National Draft. In this case, the Kangaroos are almost certainties to pick up South Australian midfielder Jason Horne-Francis. 

INDICATIVE DRAFT ORDER (after Round 22)

ROUND ONE 

1. North Melbourne 
2. Adelaide 
3. GWS Giants 
4. Gold Coast 
5. Hawthorn 
6. Carlton 
7. St Kilda 
8. Richmond 
9. Fremantle 
10. West Coast 
11. Essendon 
12. GWS Giants 
13. Sydney 
14. Brisbane Lions 
15. Western Bulldogs 
16. Port Adelaide 
17. Richmond 
18. West Coast

ROUND TWO 

19. Gold Coast 
20. North Melbourne 
21. Adelaide 
22. Hawthorn 
23 Gold Coast 
24. Hawthorn 
25. Carlton 
26. Richmond 
27. Richmond 
28. Fremantle 
29. West Coast 
30. Geelong 
31. Geelong 
32. Sydney 
33. Melbourne 
34. Collingwood 
35. West Coast 
36. Geelong 
37. Adelaide 

ROUND THREE 

38. North Melbourne 
39. Collingwood 
40. Collingwood 
41. Richmond 
42. Melbourne 
43. Gold Coast 
44. St Kilda 
45. Richmond 
46. Collingwood 
47. West Coast 
48. Essendon 
49. GWS Giants 
50. West Coast 
51. West Coast 
52. Melbourne 
53. Essendon 
54. Geelong 
55. Gold Coast 

ROUND FOUR 

56. Hawthorn 
57. Adelaide 
58. West Coast 
59. Gold Coast 
60. Port Adelaide 
61. Carlton 
62. St Kilda 
63. Hawthorn 
64. Adelaide 
65. West Coast 
66. Gold Coast 
67. GWS Giants 
68. Sydney 
69. North Melbourne
70. Western Bulldogs 
71. Port Adelaide 
72. Port Adelaide 
73. West Coast

ROUND FIVE 

74. North Melbourne 
75. Adelaide 
76. Collingwood 
77. Gold Coast 
78. Hawthorn 
80. St Kilda 
81. Richmond 
82. Fremantle 
83. West Coast 
84. Essendon 
85. GWS Giants 
86. Sydney 
87. West Coast 
88. Western Bulldogs 
89. Port Adelaide 
90. Geelong  
91. Melbourne 

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4 minutes ago, Little Goffy said:

For quick reference -

33. Melbourne 

42. Melbourne 

52. Melbourne

91. Melbourne

Presumably that will somehow become picks 12, 65, 70 and a 2022 second rounder by the time of the actual draft night. :laugh:

One can only hope 

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1 minute ago, WA Demon Boy said:

OK so how can we get Finn Callaghan lol 
 

You'd have to sell the farm

Picks 33, 42, Tom Sparrow & a future 1st to the Crom

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Can someone update me on how we ended up with the picks we have this year..? Please :)

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We did a deal with Brisbane in last year's exchange period to trade first-round picks – the Lions sent picks 18, 19 and a future second-rounder to us in exchange for our future first-round pick, No.25, 68 and 69.  

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On 8/17/2021 at 4:50 PM, TRIGON said:

We did a deal with Brisbane in last year's exchange period to trade first-round picks – the Lions sent picks 18, 19 and a future second-rounder to us in exchange for our future first-round pick, No.25, 68 and 69.  

Which they traded to ...? Gold/West Coast..?

P.s. so Lions sent 18 (2020), 19(2020), 33 (2021) for

Demons picks 25 (2020), 68 (2020), 69 (2020) and 18 (2021)

If we cross out the pick 18 (a years wait) i.e. got Bowey a year early.

we traded 25, 68 and 69

for 19 and 33

A good deal.

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INDICATIVE DRAFT ORDER (before Week 1 AFL 2021 Finals)

ROUND ONE 

1. North Melbourne 
2. GWS Giants (received from Collingwood in 2020)
3. Gold Coast 
4. Adelaide 
5. Hawthorn 
6. Carlton 
7. Richmond 
8. Fremantle 
9. St Kilda
10. West Coast 
11. Essendon 
12. GWS Giants 
13. Sydney 
14. Western Bulldogs 
15. Brisbane Lions 
16. Richmond (received from Geelong in 2020)
17. Port Adelaide 
18. Brisbane Lions (received from Melbourne in 2020)

ROUND TWO

19. Gold Coast (part of assistance package)
20. North Melbourne 
21. Hawthorn (received from Collingwood in 2020)
22. Gold Coast 
23. Adelaide 
24. Hawthorn 
25. Carlton 
26. Richmond 
27. Fremantle 
28. Richmond (received from St Kilda in 2020)
29. West Coast 
30. Geelong (received from Essendon in 2020)
31. Geelong (received from GWS Giants in 2020)
32. Sydney 
33. Collingwood (received from Western Bulldogs in 2020)
34. Melbourne (received from Brisbane Lions in 2020)
35. Geelong 
36. West Coast (received from Port Adelaide in 2020)
37. Adelaide (received from Melbourne in 2020)

ROUND THREE 

38. North Melbourne 
39. Collingwood 
40. Richmond (received from Gold Coast in 2020)
41. Collingwood (received from Adelaide in 2020)
42. Melbourne (received from Hawthorn in 2020)
43. Gold Coast (received from Carlton in 2020)
44. Richmond 
45. Collingwood (received from Fremantle in 2020)
46. St Kilda
47. Brisbane Lions (received from West Coast in 2020)
48. Essendon 
49. GWS Giants 
50. West Coast (received from Sydney in 2020)
51. Melbourne (received from Western Bulldogs in 2020)
52. Brisbane Lions 
53. Geelong 
54. Essendon (received from Port Adelaide) in 2020)
55. Gold Coast (received from Melbourne in 2020)

ROUND FOUR 

56. Hawthorn (received from North Melbourne in 2020)
57. Brisbane Lions (received from Collingwood in 2020)
58. Gold Coast 
59. Adelaide 
60. Port Adelaide (received from Hawthorn in 2020)
61. Carlton 
62. Hawthorn (received from Richmond in 2020)
63. Adelaide (received from Fremantle in 2020)
64. St Kilda 
65. West Coast 
66. Gold Coast (received from Essendon in 2020)
67. GWS Giants 
68. Sydney 
69. Western Bulldogs
70. North Melbourne (received from Brisbane Lions in 2020)
71. Port Adelaide (received from Geelong in 2020)
72. Port Adelaide 
73. Brisbane Lions (received from Melbourne in 2020)

ROUND FIVE 

74. North Melbourne 
75. Collingwood 
76. Gold Coast 
77. Adelaide 
78. Hawthorn 
79. Carlton
80. Richmond 
81. Fremantle 
82. St Kilda 
83. West Coast 
84. Essendon 
85. GWS Giants 
86. Sydney 
87. Western Bulldogs 
88. Brisbane Lions 
89. Geelong 
90. Port Adelaide 
91. Melbourne 

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INDICATIVE DRAFT ORDER (before Week 2 AFL 2021 Finals)

ROUND ONE 

1. North Melbourne 
2. GWS Giants 
3. Gold Coast 
4. Adelaide 
5. Hawthorn 
6. Carlton 
7. Richmond 
8. Fremantle 
9. St Kilda
10. West Coast 
11. Essendon 
12. Sydney 
13. GWS Giants 
14. Western Bulldogs 
15. Brisbane Lions 
16. Richmond 
17. Port Adelaide 
18. Brisbane Lions 

ROUND TWO 

19. Gold Coast
20. North Melbourne 
21. Hawthorn 
22. Gold Coast 
23. Adelaide 
24. Hawthorn 
25. Carlton 
26. Richmond 
27. Fremantle 
28. Richmond 
29. West Coast 
30. Geelong 
31. Sydney 
32. Geelong
33. Collingwood 
34. Melbourne 
35. Geelong 
36. West Coast
37. Adelaide 

ROUND THREE 

38. North Melbourne 
39. Collingwood 
40. Richmond 
41. Collingwood 
42. Melbourne 
43. Gold Coast 
44. Richmond 
45. Collingwood 
46. St Kilda
47. Brisbane Lions 
48. Essendon 
49. West Coast
50. GWS Giants
51. Melbourne 
52. Brisbane Lions 
53. Geelong 
54. Essendon
55. Gold Coast 

ROUND FOUR 

56. Hawthorn 
57. Brisbane Lions 
58. Gold Coast 
59. Adelaide 
60. Port Adelaide 
61. Carlton 
62. Hawthorn 
63. Adelaide 
64. St Kilda 
65. West Coast 
66. Gold Coast 
67. Sydney 
68. GWS Giants
69. Western Bulldogs 
70. North Melbourne
71. Port Adelaide 
72. Port Adelaide 
73. Brisbane Lions 

ROUND FIVE 

74. North Melbourne 
75. Collingwood 
76. Gold Coast 
77. Adelaide 
78. Hawthorn 
79. Carlton
80. Richmond 
81. Fremantle 
82. St Kilda 
83. West Coast 
84. Essendon 
85. Sydney 
86. GWS Giants
87. Western Bulldogs 
88. Brisbane Lions 
89. Geelong 
90. Port Adelaide 
91. Melbourne 

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INDICATIVE DRAFT ORDER (before Week 3 AFL 2021 Finals)

ROUND ONE 

1. North Melbourne 
2. GWS Giants 
3. Gold Coast 
4. Adelaide 
5. Hawthorn 
6. Carlton 
7. Richmond 
8. Fremantle 
9. St Kilda
10. West Coast 
11. Essendon 
12. Sydney 
13. GWS Giants 
14. Brisbane Lions 
15. Western Bulldogs 
16. Richmond 
17. Port Adelaide 
18. Brisbane Lions 

ROUND TWO 

19. Gold Coast
20. North Melbourne 
21. Hawthorn 
22. Gold Coast 
23. Adelaide 
24. Hawthorn 
25. Carlton 
26. Richmond 
27. Fremantle 
28. Richmond 
29. West Coast 
30. Geelong 
31. Sydney 
32. Geelong 
33. Melbourne 
34. Collingwood 
35. Geelong 
36. West Coast
37. Adelaide 

ROUND THREE 

38. North Melbourne 
39. Collingwood 
40. Richmond 
41. Collingwood 
42. Melbourne 
43. Gold Coast 
44. Richmond 
45. Collingwood 
46. St Kilda
47. Brisbane Lions 
48. Essendon 
49. West Coast
50. GWS Giants 
51. Brisbane Lions 
52. Melbourne 
53. Geelong 
54. Essendon
55. Gold Coast 

ROUND FOUR 

56. Hawthorn 
57. Brisbane Lions 
58. Gold Coast 
59. Adelaide 
60. Port Adelaide 
61. Carlton 
62. Hawthorn 
63. Adelaide 
64. St Kilda 
65. West Coast 
66. Gold Coast 
67. Sydney 
68. GWS Giants
69. North Melbourne 
70. Western Bulldogs 
71. Port Adelaide 
72. Port Adelaide 
73. Brisbane Lions 

ROUND FIVE 

74. North Melbourne 
75. Collingwood 
76. Gold Coast 
77. Adelaide 
78. Hawthorn 
79. Carlton
80. Richmond 
81. Fremantle 
82. St Kilda 
83. West Coast 
84. Essendon 
85. Sydney 
86. GWS Giants 
87. Brisbane Lions 
88. Western Bulldogs 
89. Geelong 
90. Port Adelaide 
91. Melbourne 

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I can’t believe (actually, I can) that Gold Coast get yet another draft concession with a free hit at 19 as well as picks 3 and 22. 

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12 minutes ago, 3183 Dee said:

I can’t believe (actually, I can) that Gold Coast get yet another draft concession with a free hit at 19 as well as picks 3 and 22. 

Has this been confirmed? I know that these were being reviewed annually.

They're still garbage so you'd assume it'll be retained as originally intended.

Not sure anything can help them though.

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1 hour ago, roy11 said:

Has this been confirmed? I know that these were being reviewed annually.

They're still garbage so you'd assume it'll be retained as originally intended.

Not sure anything can help them though.

Well, they won 7 games this year and didn’t finish last so they’re not a basket case 😀

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17 minutes ago, Elwood 3184 said:

Well, they won 7 games this year and didn’t finish last so they’re not a basket case 😀

Look I am being a bit harsh on them. 

They have improved but still underwhelm  and AFL will do everything in their power for them to succeed so imagine they will get their final concessions this year. 

Otherwise the vultures will circle and they'll be back to square one again. 

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INDICATIVE DRAFT ORDER (before AFL 2021 Grand Final)

ROUND ONE 

1. North Melbourne 
2. GWS Giants 
3. Gold Coast 
4. Adelaide 
5. Hawthorn 
6. Carlton 
7. Richmond 
8. Fremantle 
9. St Kilda
10. West Coast 
11. Essendon 
12. Sydney 
13. GWS Giants 
14. Brisbane Lions 
15. Richmond 
16. Port Adelaide 
17. Western Bulldogs 
18. Brisbane Lions 

ROUND TWO 

19. Gold Coast 
20. North Melbourne 
21. Hawthorn 
22. Gold Coast 
23. Adelaide 
24. Hawthorn 
25. Carlton 
26. Richmond 
27. Fremantle 
28. Richmond 
29. West Coast 
30. Geelong 
31. Sydney 
32. Geelong 
33. Melbourne 
34. Geelong 
35. West Coast 
36. Collingwood 
37. Adelaide 

ROUND THREE 

38. North Melbourne 
39. Collingwood 
40. Richmond 
41. Collingwood 
42. Melbourne 
43. Gold Coast 
44. Richmond 
45. Collingwood
46. St Kilda
47. Brisbane Lions 
48. Essendon 
49. West Coast
50. GWS Giants 
51. Brisbane Lions 
52. Geelong 
53. Essendon 
54. Melbourne 
55. Gold Coast 

ROUND FOUR 

56. Hawthorn 
57. Brisbane Lions 
58. Gold Coast 
59. Adelaide 
60. Port Adelaide 
61. Carlton 
62. Hawthorn 
63. Adelaide 
64. St Kilda 
65. West Coast 
66. Gold Coast 
67. Sydney 
68. GWS Giants
69. North Melbourne 
70. Port Adelaide 
71. Port Adelaide  
72. Western Bulldogs 
73. Brisbane Lions 

ROUND FIVE 

74. North Melbourne 
75. Collingwood 
76. Gold Coast 
77. Adelaide 
78. Hawthorn 
79. Carlton
80. Richmond 
81. Fremantle 
82. St Kilda 
83. West Coast 
84. Essendon 
85. Sydney 
86. GWS Giants 
87. Brisbane Lions 
88. Geelong 
89. Port Adelaide  
90. Western Bulldogs 
91. Melbourne 

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INDICATIVE DRAFT ORDER (after AFL 2021 Grand Final) unchanged 

ROUND ONE 

1. North Melbourne 
2. GWS Giants 
3. Gold Coast 
4. Adelaide 
5. Hawthorn 
6. Carlton 
7. Richmond 
8. Fremantle 
9. St Kilda
10. West Coast 
11. Essendon 
12. Sydney 
13. GWS Giants 
14. Brisbane Lions 
15. Richmond 
16. Port Adelaide 
17. Western Bulldogs 
18. Brisbane Lions 

ROUND TWO 

19. Gold Coast 
20. North Melbourne 
21. Hawthorn 
22. Gold Coast 
23. Adelaide 
24. Hawthorn 
25. Carlton 
26. Richmond 
27. Fremantle 
28. Richmond 
29. West Coast 
30. Geelong 
31. Sydney 
32. Geelong 
33. Melbourne 
34. Geelong 
35. West Coast 
36. Collingwood 
37. Adelaide 

ROUND THREE 

38. North Melbourne 
39. Collingwood 
40. Richmond 
41. Collingwood 
42. Melbourne 
43. Gold Coast 
44. Richmond 
45. Collingwood
46. St Kilda
47. Brisbane Lions 
48. Essendon 
49. West Coast
50. GWS Giants 
51. Brisbane Lions 
52. Geelong 
53. Essendon 
54. Melbourne 
55. Gold Coast 

ROUND FOUR 

56. Hawthorn 
57. Brisbane Lions 
58. Gold Coast 
59. Adelaide 
60. Port Adelaide 
61. Carlton 
62. Hawthorn 
63. Adelaide 
64. St Kilda 
65. West Coast 
66. Gold Coast 
67. Sydney 
68. GWS Giants
69. North Melbourne 
70. Port Adelaide 
71. Port Adelaide  
72. Western Bulldogs 
73. Brisbane Lions 

ROUND FIVE 

74. North Melbourne 
75. Collingwood 
76. Gold Coast 
77. Adelaide 
78. Hawthorn 
79. Carlton
80. Richmond 
81. Fremantle 
82. St Kilda 
83. West Coast 
84. Essendon 
85. Sydney 
86. GWS Giants 
87. Brisbane Lions 
88. Geelong 
89. Port Adelaide  
90. Western Bulldogs 
91. Melbourne 

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INDICATIVE DRAFT ORDER (before the commencement of the AFL Trade Period)

ROUND ONE 

1. North Melbourne 
2. GWS Giants 
3. Gold Coast 
4. Adelaide 
5. Hawthorn 
6. Carlton 
7. Richmond 
8. Fremantle 
9. St Kilda
10. West Coast 
11. Essendon 
12. Sydney 
13. GWS Giants 
14. Brisbane Lions 
15. Richmond 
16. Port Adelaide 
17. Western Bulldogs 
18. Brisbane Lions 

ROUND TWO 

19. Gold Coast 
20. North Melbourne 
21. Hawthorn 
22. Gold Coast 
23. Adelaide 
24. Hawthorn 
25. Carlton 
26. Richmond 
27. Fremantle 
28. Richmond 
29. West Coast 
30. Geelong 
31. Sydney 
32. Geelong 
33. Melbourne 
34. Geelong 
35. West Coast 
36. Collingwood 
37. Adelaide 
38. Richmond 
39. Sydney 

ROUND THREE 

40. North Melbourne 
41. Collingwood 
42. Richmond 
43. Collingwood 
44. Adelaide 
45. Melbourne 
46. Gold Coast 
47. Richmond 
48. Collingwood 
49. St Kilda 
50. Brisbane Lions 
51. Essendon 
52. West Coast 
53. GWS Giants 
54. Brisbane Lions 
55. Geelong 
56. Essendon 
57. Melbourne 
58. Gold Coast 

ROUND FOUR 

59. Hawthorn 
60. Brisbane Lions 
61. Gold Coast 
62. Adelaide 
63. Port Adelaide 
64. Carlton 
65. Hawthorn 
66. Adelaide 
67. St Kilda 
68. West Coast 
69. Gold Coast 
70. Sydney 
71. GWS Giants 
72. North Melbourne 
73. Port Adelaide 
74. Port Adelaide  
75. Western Bulldogs 
76. Brisbane Lions 

ROUND FIVE 

77. North Melbourne 
78. Collingwood 
79. Gold Coast 
80. Adelaide 
81. Hawthorn 
82. Carlton 
83. Richmond 
84. Fremantle 
85. St Kilda 
86. West Coast 
87. Essendon 
88. Sydney 
89. GWS Giants 
90. Brisbane Lions 
91. Geelong 
92. Port Adelaide  
93. Western Bulldogs 
94. Melbourne 

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I couldn't remember why we didn't have a first round pick this year, so I went hunting.  Turns out Brisbane gambled on us having a bad year.  They gave us picks 18 and 19 in the 2020 draft, along with their second round pick this year, in exchange for our first round pick this year and picks 25, 68 and 69 last year.  Basically gave up 18 and 19 in return for pick 18.  They must be just a little peeved at us winning the GF.  🤣

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7 minutes ago, RalphiusMaximus said:

I couldn't remember why we didn't have a first round pick this year, so I went hunting.  Turns out Brisbane gambled on us having a bad year.  They gave us picks 18 and 19 in the 2020 draft, along with their second round pick this year, in exchange for our first round pick this year and picks 25, 68 and 69 last year.  Basically gave up 18 and 19 in return for pick 18.  They must be just a little peeved at us winning the GF.  🤣

How this trade hasn't gained more attention I don't know. 

If Laurie ends up looking the goods we're laughing. Essentially a freebie on top of Bowey.

Ironically enough, Bowey would be a great replacement for Birchall.

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Now that we have Dunstan, do we only have 2 picks in the draft or do we have to offload someone like Baker? Hope Andrew doesn't get picked in the top 20 so we can recruit him at 34 and then recruit Woewodin at pick 45 and then we are done? Taylor has it easy this year he does deserve it though.

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