Thomson Dow and Sam De Koning were able to gain an insight into life at the elite level from their AFL-listed siblings prior to being selected in November’s NAB AFL Draft.
Nineteen players from country-based NAB League clubs were selected in the recent NAB AFL Draft or Rookie Draft and some are moving much further from home than others.
We look at the top five placegetters in each NAB League Girls club’s best-and-fairest count following the 2019 season.
The NAB League’s metro-based clubs talk about what made their 2019 draftees sought after by AFL clubs, which of their players were unlucky to miss out on selection and who to keep an eye on for the 2020 NAB AFL Draft.
The NAB League’s country-based clubs – as well as the Tasmania Devils – talk about what made their 2019 draftees sought after by AFL clubs, which of their players were unlucky to miss out on selection and who to keep an eye on for the 2020 NAB AFL Draft.
Eight NAB League players joined AFL lists in the 2019 NAB AFL Rookie Draft or as NGA selections on Friday, bringing the total number of AFL draftees from Victoria’s premier under-18 competition across this year’s draft period to 43.
Thirty-five NAB League players were selected at the 2019 NAB AFL Draft across Wednesday and Thursday, representing 54 per cent of the 65 overall picks.
AFL Victoria is pleased to announce the shortlisted nominations for the 2019 AFL Victoria Media Awards.
Matthew Rowell headlined a group of 14 NAB League players selected in Wednesday night’s first round of the 2019 NAB AFL Draft, with the Oakleigh Chargers midfielder becoming the ninth consecutive top draft pick from Victoria’s premier under-18 competition.
See all stories in our AFL Draft Watch series, where we profile some of the leading NAB League Boys prospects for the 2019 NAB AFL Draft on November 27-28.