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2023 AFL National Draft prospects: The next batch



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On 12/3/2022 at 3:39 PM, Pennant St Dee said:

Like Petracca, Oliver, Cadman, Ginbey, Holmes and others they come from nowhere. I see so many highly touted 15 and 16 year olds stagnate as others grow physically and get serious about their fitness catching up and/or passing many who stood out as juniors.  Trac was always expected to go, but he wasn’t first round tip a year out. He got fit and probably should have went #1. There will be plenty of bolters between now and next November  

Have you got any insight on Clay Hall @Pennant St Dee?

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A familiar name to keep an eye out for next year is Melbourne NGA player Riak Andrew (192cm fwd), brother of Gold Coasts Mac Andrew who was taken at pick 5 in 2021. He will have to be outside pick 40 for us to have rights to him.

For some reason he didn't play any NAB league games this year, does anyone here know why?

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2 hours ago, Nascent said:

A familiar name to keep an eye out for next year is Melbourne NGA player Riak Andrew (192cm fwd), brother of Gold Coasts Mac Andrew who was taken at pick 5 in 2021. He will have to be outside pick 40 for us to have rights to him.

For some reason he didn't play any NAB league games this year, does anyone here know why?

Think he did a PCL that put him out for the year. I believe he’s started preseason with the Stingrays, so should be good to go for next season.

Has a similar athletic profile to his brother, so won’t be surprised if he jumps up with some exposure in the u18’s comp next year.

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2 hours ago, ChaserJ said:

Think he did a PCL that put him out for the year. I believe he’s started preseason with the Stingrays, so should be good to go for next season.

Has a similar athletic profile to his brother, so won’t be surprised if he jumps up with some exposure in the u18’s comp next year.

Maybe the kid should just rest up for another year and ensure he’s fully recovered!!! (#DeesNGApick) 

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12 hours ago, Chelly said:

This year’s early top 10

1. Harley Reid 186cm Utility (Bendigo Pioneers)
2. Jed Walter 194cm key position forward (Suns Academy / Allies)
3. Daniel Curtin - 195cm key position defender (Claremont)
4. Ashton Moir 186cm forward (Glenelg)
5. Nick Watson 169cm small forward (Eastern Rangers)
6. Zane Duursma 188cm forward (Gippsland Power)
7. Archer Reid 201cm key forward (Gippsland Power)
8. Jack Delean 181cm small forward (South Adelaide)
9. Nathan Philactides 180cm defender (Oakleigh Chargers)
10. Mitchell Edwards 205cm ruckman (Peel Thunder)

I’d definitely have Will Lorenz slotted into this group.  Displayed such skills and decision making.  Love to see him in contention for one of the Dees picks in 2023.  

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10 hours ago, ChaserJ said:

Have you got any insight on Clay Hall @Pennant St Dee?

We played Peel pre season and early season and was really impressed with his run and spread to continually be in chains of movement. He then faded a little during the season but I saw him again later and he dominated in a fashion similar to Tom Mitchell just seemed to be everywhere around the ball and in follow up transition, but his disposal let’s him down a little  He had a really good finals series on what I saw, but that wasn’t live.

Endurance IMO really developed during the season and if he takes that up another level along with his size, burst from stoppages, ability to find the footy he will be a decent player who attracts attention. I think he will need to clean up his foot skills to go in the first two rounds

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1 hour ago, ChaserJ said:

Brilliant, thanks @Pennant St Dee!

 He looked good (potential top 25, 2023 draft) in the champs which is all I've seen of him playing as wingman.  He's the son of Derek Hall (doesn't qualify for Father/son) who was a handy forward for Geelong and played a game or two for West Coast.

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20 hours ago, ChaserJ said:

Think he did a PCL that put him out for the year. I believe he’s started preseason with the Stingrays, so should be good to go for next season.

Has a similar athletic profile to his brother, so won’t be surprised if he jumps up with some exposure in the u18’s comp next year.

Correct, missed through injury.  Club is tracking him closely.  

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51 minutes ago, IvanBartul13 said:

Correct, missed through injury.  Club is tracking him closely.  

I also notice that he's been picked in the Vic Country Hub for 2023. This is their boys team -

# NAME SURNAME HT NAB LEAGUE PROGRAM COMMUNITY CLUB
1 Xavier Lindsay 179 Gippsland Power Inverloch-Kongwak
2 Harley Reid 185 Bendigo Pioneers Tongala
3 Cooper Simpson 181 Dandenong Stingrays Mount Martha
4 Darcy Wilson 184 Murray Bushrangers Wangaratta Rovers
5 Finn O’Sullivan 180 Oakleigh Chargers Koroit
6 Coby James 176 Murray Bushrangers Mooroopna
7 Kade De La Rue 181 Dandenong Stingrays Beaconsfield
8 Sam Frangalas 187 Dandenong Stingrays Berwick
9 Zane Duursma 188 Gippsland Power Foster
10 Patrick Hughes 180 Geelong Falcons Torquay
11 Kobe Shipp 186 Dandenong Stingrays Beaconsfield
12 Harry Demattia 188 Dandenong Stingrays Edithvale Aspendale
13 Joel Freijah 189 GWV Rebels Horsham Saints
14 Michael Rudd 190 Geelong Falcons St Mary’s
15 Luamon Lual 181 GWV Rebels South Warrnambool
16 Sam Lalor 186 GWV Rebels Bacchus Marsh
17 Malik Gordon 190 Bendigo Pioneers Strathfieldsaye
18 Brady Hall 189 Geelong Falcons Colac
19 Riak Andrew 192 Dandenong Stingrays Berwick
20 George Stevens 189 GWV Rebels South Warrnambool
21 Boston Dowling 200 Murray Bushrangers Shepparton
22 Archer Reid 201 Gippsland Power Inverloch-Kongwak
23 Flynn Penry 200 GWV Rebels Cobden
24 Joe Pike 201 Geelong Falcons Barwon Heads
25 Lachlan Smith 201 Gippsland Power Warragul
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8 hours ago, Whispering_Jack said:

I also notice that he's been picked in the Vic Country Hub for 2023. This is their boys team -

# NAME SURNAME HT NAB LEAGUE PROGRAM COMMUNITY CLUB
1 Xavier Lindsay 179 Gippsland Power Inverloch-Kongwak
2 Harley Reid 185 Bendigo Pioneers Tongala
3 Cooper Simpson 181 Dandenong Stingrays Mount Martha
4 Darcy Wilson 184 Murray Bushrangers Wangaratta Rovers
5 Finn O’Sullivan 180 Oakleigh Chargers Koroit
6 Coby James 176 Murray Bushrangers Mooroopna
7 Kade De La Rue 181 Dandenong Stingrays Beaconsfield
8 Sam Frangalas 187 Dandenong Stingrays Berwick
9 Zane Duursma 188 Gippsland Power Foster
10 Patrick Hughes 180 Geelong Falcons Torquay
11 Kobe Shipp 186 Dandenong Stingrays Beaconsfield
12 Harry Demattia 188 Dandenong Stingrays Edithvale Aspendale
13 Joel Freijah 189 GWV Rebels Horsham Saints
14 Michael Rudd 190 Geelong Falcons St Mary’s
15 Luamon Lual 181 GWV Rebels South Warrnambool
16 Sam Lalor 186 GWV Rebels Bacchus Marsh
17 Malik Gordon 190 Bendigo Pioneers Strathfieldsaye
18 Brady Hall 189 Geelong Falcons Colac
19 Riak Andrew 192 Dandenong Stingrays Berwick
20 George Stevens 189 GWV Rebels South Warrnambool
21 Boston Dowling 200 Murray Bushrangers Shepparton
22 Archer Reid 201 Gippsland Power Inverloch-Kongwak
23 Flynn Penry 200 GWV Rebels Cobden
24 Joe Pike 201 Geelong Falcons Barwon Heads
25 Lachlan Smith 201 Gippsland Power Warragul

Harley Reid - needs no introduction

Darcy Wilson - skilful mid

Coby James - good little player

Zane Duursman - my number one pick, forward/mid- in the game bailey humphrey re-emerged Duursma was BOG by a space.

Patrick Hughes - quality midfielder

Archer Reid - very promising key forward 

Joe Pike - promising ruck 

are al names to lock in as possible top 25s

 

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On 12/6/2022 at 10:35 AM, Chelly said:

This year’s early top 10

1. Harley Reid 186cm Utility (Bendigo Pioneers)
2. Jed Walter 194cm key position forward (Suns Academy / Allies)
3. Daniel Curtin - 195cm key position defender (Claremont)
4. Ashton Moir 186cm forward (Glenelg)
5. Nick Watson 169cm small forward (Eastern Rangers)
6. Zane Duursma 188cm forward (Gippsland Power)
7. Archer Reid 201cm key forward (Gippsland Power)
8. Jack Delean 181cm small forward (South Adelaide)
9. Nathan Philactides 180cm defender (Oakleigh Chargers)
10. Mitchell Edwards 205cm ruckman (Peel Thunder)

Philactides would fit right in at Essendon. 

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A Smokey to watch rise from WA is Jett Sibosado who comes from Broome, he’s been boarding at Scotch College for last 4 years and is a good talent. Played in the last 2 Alcock Cup winning seasons for Scotch as a Yr 10 and 11. Colts player at Claremont around the 182cm 70kg mark. Good skills, composed in traffic and has a tendency to sit on opposition players heads. Freo Next Gen player

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On 12/7/2022 at 1:45 PM, Whispering_Jack said:

I also notice that he's been picked in the Vic Country Hub for 2023. This is their boys team -

# NAME SURNAME HT NAB LEAGUE PROGRAM COMMUNITY CLUB
1 Xavier Lindsay 179 Gippsland Power Inverloch-Kongwak
2 Harley Reid 185 Bendigo Pioneers Tongala
3 Cooper Simpson 181 Dandenong Stingrays Mount Martha
4 Darcy Wilson 184 Murray Bushrangers Wangaratta Rovers
5 Finn O’Sullivan 180 Oakleigh Chargers Koroit
6 Coby James 176 Murray Bushrangers Mooroopna
7 Kade De La Rue 181 Dandenong Stingrays Beaconsfield
8 Sam Frangalas 187 Dandenong Stingrays Berwick
9 Zane Duursma 188 Gippsland Power Foster
10 Patrick Hughes 180 Geelong Falcons Torquay
11 Kobe Shipp 186 Dandenong Stingrays Beaconsfield
12 Harry Demattia 188 Dandenong Stingrays Edithvale Aspendale
13 Joel Freijah 189 GWV Rebels Horsham Saints
14 Michael Rudd 190 Geelong Falcons St Mary’s
15 Luamon Lual 181 GWV Rebels South Warrnambool
16 Sam Lalor 186 GWV Rebels Bacchus Marsh
17 Malik Gordon 190 Bendigo Pioneers Strathfieldsaye
18 Brady Hall 189 Geelong Falcons Colac
19 Riak Andrew 192 Dandenong Stingrays Berwick
20 George Stevens 189 GWV Rebels South Warrnambool
21 Boston Dowling 200 Murray Bushrangers Shepparton
22 Archer Reid 201 Gippsland Power Inverloch-Kongwak
23 Flynn Penry 200 GWV Rebels Cobden
24 Joe Pike 201 Geelong Falcons Barwon Heads
25 Lachlan Smith 201 Gippsland Power Warragul

Is there a Vic Metro one for this as well?

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2023 Vic Metro talent hubs announced

NAME SURNAME HT NAB LEAGUE PROGRAM COMMUNITY CLUB
       
Levi Ashcroft 179 Sandringham Dragons St Kilda City
Kynan Brown 180 Oakleigh Chargers Blackburn
William Brown 192 Sandringham Dragons East Brighton Vampires
Nate Caddy 191 Northern Knights Yarrambat
Jordan Croft 199 Calder Cannons Maribyrnong Park
William Green 202 Northern Knights Northcote
Brayden LaPlanche 188 Eastern Ranges Rowville
William Lorenz 186 Oakleigh Chargers Boroondara Hawks
Tadhg McCarthy 190 Oakleigh Chargers Kew Rovers
Logan Morris 192 Western Jets Werribee Districts
Cam Nyko 178 Eastern Ranges Healesville
Nathan Philactides 180 Oakleigh Chargers Blackburn
Archie Roberts 182 Sandringham Dragons Hampton Rovers
Josh Smillie 191 Eastern Ranges Park Orchards
Iliro Smit 198 Eastern Ranges Montrose
Jagga Smith 179 Oakleigh Chargers Richmond
Mahmoud Taha 182 Calder Cannons Pascoe Vale
Luke Trainor 185 Sandringham Dragons  St Kilda City
Vigo Visentini 199 Sandringham Dragons Brighton Beach
Nick Watson 170 Eastern Ranges Montrose/East Ringwood
Riley Weatherill 195 Eastern Ranges East Ringwood
Caleb Windsor 180 Eastern Ranges Lysterfield
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So we have one player in the Metro side tied to us as a father-son who will cost draft points if we select him early and another in the Country side who we can only draft if he is not picked inside the top 40. The worse they perform the better it is for us and the best thing to do is hide them away. We can't do that if they make these representative sides though, can we?

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On 12/6/2022 at 2:03 PM, Nascent said:

A familiar name to keep an eye out for next year is Melbourne NGA player Riak Andrew (192cm fwd), brother of Gold Coasts Mac Andrew who was taken at pick 5 in 2021. He will have to be outside pick 40 for us to have rights to him.

For some reason he didn't play any NAB league games this year, does anyone here know why?

The ones to watch: future bright for Multicultural stars | NEWS | AFL Victoria

 

This article seems to suggest that Riak Andrew is tied to Essendon's NGA?

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