2010 AFL National Draft: who your club picked
14. BRODIE SMITH
(Woodville-West Torrens, 18, 189cm, 78kg)
Solid midfield prospect with a quick first few steps and consistent ability to clear the footy from stoppages.
61. JARRYD LYONS
(Sandringham Dragons, 18, 183cm, 78kg)
Smart, agile midfielder/forward who likes to win the ball inside packs and feed it out. Kicked more than a goal a game this year, too.
82. RICKY HENDERSON
97. MATTHEW JAENSCH
107. LUKE THOMPSON
5. JARED POLEC
(Woodville-West Torrens, 18, 189cm, 80kg)
Skilful outside midfielder who loves to run and take the ball forward. Loves a goal.
25. PATRICK KARNEZIS
(Oakleigh Chargers, 18, 191cm, 80kg)
Smart, athletic half-forward flanker with good balance. Can kick goals and set them up. Junior soccer player.
28. RYAN LESTER
(Oakleigh Chargers, 18, 191cm, 83kg)
Competitive tall defender who can also play on smaller opponents. Takes a good mark and has looked good playing forward, too.
32. JOSH GREEN
(Clarence, 18, 177cm, 76kg)
Midfielder who can win the contested footy and has really good foot skills. Pacy and agile in traffic. All-Australian in 2010.
65. CLAYE BEAMS
CLUB REACTION: "He's [Jared Polec's] a ball carrier, he likes to run with the footy and kick goals. You look at all those things and that's what has tipped us over the edge." MICHAEL VOSS
18. MATTHEW WATSON
(Calder Cannons, 18, 195cm, 102kg)
Big, bulky centre half-back who loves to make a big spoil, reads the play well and clears from defence with some huge kicking.
34. PAT McCARTHY
(Glenelg, 18, 196cm, 85kg)
A marking defender who could also go forward. A safe mark and a player who steadies the ship.
42. LUKE MITCHELL
(Calder Cannons, 18, 198cm, 94kg)
A centre half-forward/full-forward who is big and strong. Missed much of the year with a shoulder injury but worked hard on his speed and agility in his time out.
67. ANDREW McINNES
(Dandenong Stingrays, 18, 191cm 86kg)
Another defender for the Blues. Quick, strong and can play on forwards of different sizes.
70. NICHOLAS DUIGAN
(Norwood, 26, 186cm, 85kg)
Running defender who is strong overhead.
85. JEFFREY GARLETT
99. DAVID ELLARD
108. SIMON WHITE
CLUB REACTION: "We were pretty specific for this particular year because of the compromised draft, we were able to specify positions and what we wanted - key-position defenders and Luke Mitchell is a centre half-forward who missed most of the season with a knee reconstruction. Potentially, he'll play that position for a long time." WAYNE HUGHES, recruiting manager
45. ALEX FASOLO
(Claremont, 18, 180cm, 80kg)
Exciting player through the midfield, where he gets first hands on the footy and can break away with pace, and in the forward line.
46. DANIEL FARMER
(Sandringham Dragons, 18, 188cm, 84kg)
Tall defender with good speed and skills.
60. KIRK UGLE
(Swan Districts, 18, 172cm, 69kg)
Has been playing seniors in the WAFL. Lightning quick small forward.
76. PAUL SEEDSMAN
(Eastern Ranges, 20, 188cm, 70kg)
Quick, agile midfielder.
77. TRENT STUBBS
(East Coast, 18, 186cm, 77kg)
Small forward who was a Hawthorn NSW scholarship player.
91. JARRYD BLAIR
92. LACHLAN KEEFFE
104. TOM YOUNG
(promoted from NSW scholarship list)
CLUB REACTION: "I think we got a real spread of players in terms of our succession planning. Young Kirk Ugle is a boy that will come in and play inside 50. [Alex] Fusolo has already been playing footy with East Fremantle. Paul Seedsman is probably a little bit away in terms of being physically up to the next level but he is an enormous talent. They are all utilities that can go through three areas of the ground so that will give us ability to push and release players." DEREK HINE, recruiting manager
8. DYSON HEPPELL
(Gippsland Power, 18, 189cm, 80kg)
Tall, attacking player both from defence and through the middle. Likes putting his long, left-foot kick to use.
31. ARIEL STEINBERG
(Bendigo Pioneers, 18, 191cm, 83kg)
Quick, nimble forward who could also end up in the midfield. Keeps his feet, can mark and kick multiple goals. Was living in Canada and punting for his school gridiron team last year.
48. ALEX BROWNE
(Oakleigh Chargers, 18, 187cm, 84kg)
Hard-at-it backman who uses the ball really well and has a taste for the contest. Vic Metro player in 2010.
64. LUKE DAVIS
(West Adelaide, 17, 189cm, 82kg)
Quick, strong defender.
80. MICHAEL ROSS
(Gippsland Power, 19, 183cm, 72kg)
106. BEN HOWLETT
CLUB REACTION: "We think we've found a couple of gems late. We also think we've done really well with our first couple ... It was a year where we consulted our coaching staff, a lot discussion about the types that we needed to eliminate probably taking players who weren't going to get an opportunity, given that the depth of talent probably wasn't as good as previous years." ADRIAN DODORO, recruiting manager
20. JAYDEN PITT
(Geelong Falcons, 18, 189cm, 70kg)
Skinny but skilful utility who has a great kick. Classy deliverer off the wing. Clever forward and genuine midfield potential.
44. VIV MICHIE
(Oakleigh Chargers, 18, 187cm, 78kg)
Adaptable player who has done well forward, back and through the middle. A talented kick. Played for Vic Metro in 2010.
56. JOSH MELLINGTON
(Murray Bushrangers, 17, 187cm, 76kg)
Clever, cluey forward who can create an unlikely goal and take marks. Kicked 38 goals this season.
87. MICHAEL BARLOW
100. MATTHEW DE BOER
109. ALEX SILVAGNI
112. JAY VAN BERLO
15. BILLIE SMEDTS
(Geelong Falcons, 18, 190cm, 76kg)
Clever, composed utility who has looked good all over the ground. Nimble, has a lot of nous and sets play up well.
23. CAMERON GUTHRIE
(Calder Cannons, 18, 186cm, 79kg)
Versatile, diligent utility who loves taking a job on. Plays well, and stops others playing well. Loves the contested ball and works hard all day.
37. GEORGE HORLIN-SMITH
(Sturt, 17, 186cm, 78kg)
Tough onballer who can play pretty much all over the ground and shot up draft rankings late after playing mostly school footy. Promising junior cricketer who has represented Australia.
54. JORDAN SCHRODER
(Calder Cannons, 17, 182cm, 85kg)
Hard and tough in-and-under onballer who is ultra competitive. Was able to go forward for the Cannons and sneak goals, too.
58. JAMES PODSIADLY
CLUB REACTION: "We think it was pretty important [to use the Ablett compensation pick]. Probably the logic is, if you've got a player you can spend a couple of years working on him, you'll get a better player probably than a first-round pick at the time ... That [the midfield selections] wasn't by design, it was really by best player available." NEIL BALME, football manager
1. DAVID SWALLOW
(East Fremantle/Gold Coast, 18, 185cm, 86kg)
Highly skilled midfielder with pace and endurance. Has had almost two full seasons of senior football in Perth and one as part of the Gold Coast's VFL team. Ready to go.
2. HARLEY BENNELL
(Peel Thunder, 18, 185cm, 75kg)
Midfielder with extreme pace, a brilliant sidestep and a million party tricks. Can go forward and kick multiple goals.
3. SAM DAY
(Sturt, 18, 196cm, 97kg)
Huge, marking forward with a massive leap. Hugely athletic prospect who could also play as a key defender.
7. JOSH CADDY
(Northern Knights, 18, 186cm, 82kg)
Bulldozing midfielder who is good overhead, which helps him have equal presence when he goes forward.
9. DION PRESTIA
(Calder Cannons, 18, 174cm, 82kg)
Midfielder with pace and power off the mark, as well as a thumping kick. Knows how to work his way through traffic.
10. DANIEL GORRINGE
(Norwood, 18, 200cm, 88kg)
Competitive ruckman with brilliant skills, particularly beneath his knees. Great ruck technique, then plays like an onballer.
11. TOM LYNCH
(Dandenong Stingrays, 18, 199cm, 91kg)
Huge, marking forward who has shot up almost 20 centimetres in two years to turn from onballer to marking forward.
13. SEB TAPE
(Glenelg, 18, 191cm, 81kg)
Calm, brave and creative running backman who could play a midfield or forward role, too.
39. JEREMY TAYLOR
(Geelong Falcons, 18, 191cm, 83kg)
Quick midfielder who is good overhead.
49. JACOB GILBEE
(Lauderdale, 18, 184cm, 76kg)
Mid-sized forward who can mark overhead against bigger players, and also move up to play a midfield role. Defensive pressure is impressive. Four tackles a game for the Tasmanian under-18 team.
CLUB REACTION: "We've got some challenges for these young men now and it's a challenge for us to get the best out of them. It would be naive to think you could roll out the perfect list in one year, but that being the last piece of the jigsaw puzzle we are really pleased with the mix." SCOTT CLAYTON, list manager
19. ISAAC SMITH
(North Ballarat VFL, 21, 187cm, 77kg)
Manic midfielder runner who makes things happen when he takes off with pace.
38. MITCH HALLAHAN
(Dandenong Stingrays, 18, 184cm, 81kg)
Tough-nut midfielder who loves getting in and digging the ball out. A big right-foot kick, a great attitude, loves tackling and has renowned leadership skills. All-Australian under-18 in 2010 playing for Vic Country.
55. ANGUS LITHERLAND
(Claremont, 18, 190cm, 86kg)
Shutdown defender with great concentration. Good closing speed, and a strong spoiler.
66. PAUL PUOPOLO
(Norwood, 22, 175cm, 75kg)
Small, speedy defender who has improved markedly this year after dropping seven kilos and getting fitter.
CLUB REACTION: "Three of the four guys we picked up have genuine leg speed and that is Isaac Smith, our third selection Angus Litherland, who is what we call a hybrid defender who can play tall or small, and our last selection Paul Puopolo ... tough as nails." CHRIS PELCHEN, general manager, player personnel and strategy
12. LUCAS COOK
(North Ballarat Rebels, 18, 196cm, 81kg)
Mobile, marking forward with clean hands and the ability to read the play well. Can head back into defence too. All-Australian 2010.
33. JEREMY HOWE
(Hobart, 20, 190cm, 80kg)
Tall, marking forward who can take hangers and run: he's posted a level 14 beep test.
50. TROY DAVIS
(Geelong Falcons, 18, 192cm, 90kg)
A tall defender who played a lot of school football in Geelong this year and really came in in the last half of the year. Strong, and competitive.
53. TOM McDONALD
(North Ballarat, 18, 194cm, 88kg)
Has grown up playing mostly in the ruck. The Dees are hoping he'll grow a bit more but if not see him as a forward: he has a good leap and can run.
81. JORDIE McKENZIE
96. JAKE SPENCER
CLUB REACTION: "They (tall players) were all there at the pick. This year the planets aligned a little bit ... [Lucas] Cook's kicking and decision-making was as good there was in this draft." BARRY PRENDERGAST, recruiting manager
17. SHAUN ATLEY
(Murray Bushrangers, 18, 198cm, 81kg)
A dashing playmaker who is equally adept at getting first hands on the ball when playing as an inside midfielder.
27. KIERAN HARPER
(Eastern Ranges, 18, 187cm, 80kg)
Creative forward who can pluck the ball from tight spots and kick goals from anywhere if he’s in the mood.
69. CAMERON DELANEY
(Geelong Falcons, 18, 194cm, 82kg)
Gangly tall defender who reads the ball well in the air and can get a hand to balls that seem out of reach.
71. BEN MABON
(North Ballarat, 18, 200cm, 81kg)
Ruckman with a good leap.
98. BEN SPEIGHT
CLUB REACTION: "The decision to use the compensation pick was based on the fact that we felt the top 30 was a good group. Until recently, we didn't think that Shaun Atley would be at our range and with the other boy [Keiran] Harper at 27, we just made sure ... it's been really hard to predict how it was going to fall, and maybe that's a byproduct of the Gold Coast having eight of the first 13." BRYCE LEWIS, recruiting manager
16. BEN JACOBS
(Sandringham Dragons, 18, 186cm, 82kg)
Powerful ball magnet who racks up possessions off half-back and through the midfield. Can sneak forward and kick a goal, too. Great attitude and extremely hard working.
35. BEN NEWTON
(South Fremantle, 18, 184cm, 77kg)
Versatile, aggressive and a natural footballer who has an appetite for the contest. Good kick. AIS-AFL Academy graduate.
36. AARON YOUNG
(Eastern Ranges, 17, 187cm, 76kg)
Disciplined, athletic forward who take take a good overhead mark. Has some pace and loves a contest. Played Vic Metro in 2010.
52. CAMERON O’SHEA
(Eastern Ranges, 18, 192cm, 84kg)
Tall backman with a disciplined nature and willingness to work hard. Loves fighting for the ball. Vic Metro player in 2010.
68. CAMERON HITCHCOCK
83. DANNY MEYER
6. REECE CONCA
(Perth, 18, 185cm, 79kg)
Solid midfielder who can win the footy and use it well on the outside of packs. Good athletic attributes in all areas and can take a mark.
30. JAKE BATCHELOR
(Dandenong Stingrays, 18, 188cm, 79kg)
Half-back flanker who likes to take the game on. Can take a mark and is mindful of his opponent while liking to create play.
47. BRADLEY HELBIG
(West Adelaide, 18, 185cm, 79kg)
Midfielder who can win the ball and make good use of it.
51. DEAN MACDONALD
(Gippsland Power, 18, 184cm, 87kg)
Strongly built forward.
63. TOM DERICKX
(Claremont, 22, 201cm, 100kg)
Big, strong ruckman from Margaret River.
94. DAVID GOURDIS
CLUB REACTION: "Overall we're really happy. We tracked Reece Conca for a long time and we've seen every game of his live and rate highly. We got a real mixture of players and they all kick the footy well, which was a real focus for us. McDonald kicked 43.18 for Gippsland this year and he can mark it so we think in time he'll be a good player for us and Tom Derickx is a mature-age ruckman." FRANCIS JACKSON, recruiting manager
24. JAMIE CRIPPS
(East Fremantle, 18, 183cm, 75kg)
Skilful, running defender who likes to take the game on from half-back.
43. SAM CROCKER
(Oakleigh Chargers, 18, 178cm, 71kg)
Small forward, good overhead for a player of his size.
59. TOM LEDGER
(Claremont, 18, 178cm, 73kg)
Quick, elusive midfielder.
75. ARRYN SIPOSS
(Dandenong Stingrays, 17, 188cm, 82kg)
Marking forward who likes to run hard and work his opponent over. Emerged in the last half of the year.
90. RYAN GAMBLE
(Geelong, 23, 184cm, 85kg)
Medium forward who has also played in defence.
103. DEAN POLO
(Richmond, 24, 187cm, 84kg)
Medium defender or midfielder who gets another chance with the Saints.
111. TOM SIMPKIN
CLUB REACTION: "It was a diluted draft. But I think what we executed in our first four picks allowed us to do that [select Ryan Gamble and Dean Polo]. This was going to be a midfield draft and fortunately Gold Coast were building a list, so six talls went in the first 25 with what Carlton did as well, so that pushed Cripps out, so that gave us something. We think we have gone forward. We back ourselves in with our decision-making and we think we have achieved a really well-balanced result today. We achieved what we wanted to with the first four picks, so we think we have the next generation of midfielders coming and there is always a blend." ROSS LYON
21. JED LAMB
(Gippsland Power, 18, 181cm, 79kg)
Mid-sized marking forward who can slot goals from tight angles and also provide some sharp crumbing.
40. LUKE PARKER
(Dandenong Stingrays, 18, 183cm, 81kg)
Tough onballer who loves to scrap inside the packs and can take a mark out in space. Excellent endurance, so can keep running.
57. ALEX JOHNSON
(Oakleigh Chargers, 18, 194cm, 80kg)
Quick tall player who can play in attack or defence.
73. MATT SPANGHER
(West Coast, 23, 195cm, 95kg)
Tall defender picked up by the Swans after five years with the Eagles.
101. MIKE PYKE
4. ANDREW GAFF
(Oakleigh Chargers, 18, 182cm, 78kg)
Tough, mentally strong onballer who has pace and can run all day long. Very good anticipation around stoppages.
26. JACK DARLING
(West Perth, 18, 191cm, 87kg)
Bustling, competitive, marking forward with great endurance and hopes to end up in the midfield.
29. SCOTT LYCETT
(Port Adelaide Magpies, 18, 202cm, 98kg)
Enormous ruckman who could play a marking role down forward as well. Extremely nimble for his size.
62. JACOB BRENNAN
(father-son selection) (East Fremantle, 20, 188cm, 82kg)
West Coast's first father-son pick - as far as actual Eagles players are concerned. The son of former defender Michael. Made big steps this year at WAFL level playing as a half-back flanker who could shut down his opponent and push forward.
78. LEWIS STEVENSON
84. CALLUM WILSON
93. ANDREW STRIJK
CLUB REACTION: "Obviously I like [Jack Darling]. I didn't think he was going to get out that far. But it happens, for some reason people went off him. Maybe they expected this year for him to improve in a greater sense than he did. He didn't have as good an '18s' [under-18 national championships] as he did last year, but that happens. He's had a lot of pressure on him and he's still, in his WAFL footy, averaged 17 touches a game, which isn't bad for an 18-year-old kid, so it was interesting. He's a super talent, it's really up to Jack now to show people that perhaps he was harshly dealt with in terms of his position, but that shouldn't bother him - he just needs to get on and play good footy." TREVOR WOODHOUSE, recruiting manager
22. MITCH WALLIS
(father-son selection) (Calder Cannons, 18, 185cm, 80kg)
Midfield accumulator who loves getting his hands on the footy and shooting out a handball.
41. TOM LIBERATORE
(father-son selection) (Calder Cannons, 18, 182cm, 77kg)
Inside midfielder who just keeps winning the ball, over and over, and dishing it out with his clean hands. Loves a tight, contested pack and racks up possessions. All-Australian in 2010.
74. JAYDEN SCHOFIELD
(East Fremantle, 18, 179cm, 75kg)
Defender with good speed.
88. ZEPHANIAH SKINNER
(Noonkanbah Blues, NT, 21)
High-leaping forward who produces moments of freakish athletic ability.
89. TOM HILL
(Northern Knights, 19, 199cm, 82kg)
Athletic key forward with good hands.
102. BRODIE MOLES
110. ANDREW HOOPER
CLUB REACTION: "Overall very happy. Obviously with [Tom] Liberatore and [Mitch] Wallis already at the club and with some good inside midfielders there and now with the talent we recruited tonight, [Jayden] Schofield is a running back with leg speed, [Zephaniah] Skinner is a third tall forward who is an excitement machine and [Tom] Hill is a 200-centimetre deep forward who has a lot of development left in him. He is still slight but we see him as a potential Kurt Tippett-type player." SIMON DALRYMPLE, recruiting manager
2010 AFL players not drafted
AFL players listed this year who nominated for the draft but were not selected:
Joe Anderson (Carl), Jarrod Atkinson (Ess), Jaxson Barham (Coll), Jarrad Blight (Coll), Jarrad Boumann (WB), Steven Browne (Carl), Ben Bucovaz (Frem), Ryan Cook (Coll), Anthony Corrie (Coll), Steven Dodd (Frem), Beau Dowler (Haw), Robert Eddy (St K), Brad Fisher (Carl, Chris Hall (Frem), Chris Johnson (Carl), Paul Johnson (Melb), Travis Johnstone (Bris Lions), Tom McNamara (Melb), Luke Miles (St K), Ryan Murphy (Frem), Jay Nash (Port), Jay Neagle (Ess), Brock O’Brien (Frem), Matthew O’Dwyer (Sydney), Rhys O'Keeffe (Carl), Tim Ruffles (Frem), Tyson Slattery (Ess), Josh Smith (NM), Michael Still (Ess), Kristin Thornton (Sydney), Stephen Tiller (WB), Travis Tuck (Haw), Beau Wilkes (WC).
What's next? Key dates for AFL lists
Tuesday, November 23, 2pm
■ Out-of-contract primary list draft nomination deadline.
■ International player inclusion on rookie list deadline.
■ Players not registered for three years inclusion on rookie list deadline.
■ NSW scholarship player and international scholarship player inclusion on rookie list deadline.
Wednesday, November 24, 2pm
■ List lodgement three and total player payment estimates.
■ Delisted primary list draft nomination deadline.
■ Previously listed players or draft nominated players deadline. (Gold Coast can nominate up to 10 players nominated for the 2010 draft but who have not previously been on a club list or a primary list.)
Tuesday, November 30, 2pm
■ Team GWS to nominate up to 16 draft-eligible players from NSW/ACT outside the NSW scholarship region.
Tuesday, December 7
■ 10am: AFL pre-season draft.
■ 10.10am: Brisbane Lions, Gold Coast and Sydney preselected rookie nominations.
■ 10.15am: AFL rookie draft. (Greater Western Sydney has selections 1-8 and the Gold Coast has pick 9 and first selection in other rounds).
Friday, December 10, 2pm
■ Greater Western Sydney to nominate up to 12 players born between January 1, 1993 and April 30, 1993.
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