Harrison Jones didn’t expect to even be a 2019 NAB AFL Draft prospect earlier this year, but the Calder Cannons key forward knew everything had changed when he ran onto the MCG in June.
We spoke to a range of Victorian players selected in the recent NAB AFL Women’s Draft as well as several NAB League clubs to get their thoughts on the AFLW journey ahead.
Injury and illness at the Gippsland Power drove Riley Baldi to develop his leadership skills in ways he hadn’t expected to this year.
Tasmania Devils midfielder Mitch O’Neill this year became one of only three players selected in the last two NAB AFL Under-18 All Australian teams, but his latest season proved much more challenging than 2018.
The 2020 NAB AFL Women’s Academy squads have been announced, with 31 NAB League players included among the 52 total academy members.