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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #30 on: July 19, 2023, 08:49:03 PM »
Another Top 30.

AFL Draft 2023 Rankings:

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July 19th, 2023


The top prospect remains the same — but the gap between first and second has closed in recent weeks.

Plus two father-sons feature in the top 16, while a wildcard Eagles prospect sneaks into the top 30.

Foxfooty.com.au presents its top 30 2023 AFL Draft Power Rankings after the national championships.

1. HARLEY REID                 Midfielder/forward               185cm     Bendigo Pioneers/Tongala
2. JED WALTER                  Key forward                         195cm    Gold Coast Suns Academy/Palm Beach Currumbin
3. COLBY McKERCHER        Midfielder                            182cm     Tasmania Devils/Launceston
4. DANIEL CURTIN             Key defender/midfielder        195cm    Claremont/West Coast
5. ZANE DUURSMA             Medium forward                  189cm     Gippsland Power/Foster
6. ETHAN READ                  Ruck/midfielder                   200cm    Gold Coast Suns Academy/Palm Beach Currumbin
7. NICK WATSON                Small forward                     170cm     Eastern Ranges/East Ringwood
8. RYLEY SANDERS             Midfielder                           186cm     Sandringham Dragons/North Launceston
9. JAKE ROGERS                Midfielder                            172cm     Gold Coast Suns Academy/Broadbeach
10. CONNOR O’SULLIVAN    Key defender                      198cm     Murray Bushrangers/Albury
11. NATE CADDY                Medium forward/midfielder   192cm     Northern Knights/Yarrambat
12. OLLIE MURPHY             Key defender                       200cm     Sandringham Dragons/East Brighton Vampires
13. MITCH EDWARDS         Ruck                                   205cm      Peel Thunder/South Mandurah
14. DARCY WILSON           Medium forward/midfielder    185cm     Murray Bushrangers/Wangaratta Rovers
15. JORDAN CROFT            Key forward                         200cm     Calder Cannons/Maribyrnong Park
16. WILL McCABE               Key defender                       197cm     Central District/Tanunda
17. ARCHER REID              Ruck/key forward                 203cm     Gippsland Power/Inverloch-Kongwak
18. KOLTYN THOLSTRUP     Medium forward                   184cm     Subiaco/Newtown Condingup
19. KOEN SANCHEZ            Small forward/midfielder      176cm     East Fremantle/Applecross Mt Pleasant
20. RILEY HARDEMAN         Medium defender                 185cm     Swan Districts/Caversham
21. JACK CALLINAN            Medium forward                   179cm     Tasmania Devils/Clarence
22. LUAMON LUAL              Medium defender                  181cm     GWV Rebels/South Warrnambool
23. CLAY HALL                   Midfielder                             188cm     Peel Thunder/Harvey Brunswick Leschenault
24. GEORGE STEVENS        Midfielder/medium defender  189cm     GWV Rebels/South Warrnambool
25. WILL GREEN                Ruck                                    204cm     Northern Knights/Northcote
26. LOGAN MORRIS            Medium forward/defender     192cm     Western Jets/Werribee Districts
27. ARCHIE ROBERTS         Medium defender                  182cm    Sandringham Dragons/Hampton Rovers
28. COOPER SIMPSON        Midfielder                             182cm     Dandenong Stingrays/Mt Martha
29. JOEL FREIJAH               Wing                                   191cm     GWV Rebels/Horsham Saints
30. LANCE COLLARD           Small forward                      179cm      Subiaco/North Beach

https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/draft/afl-draft-2023-rankings-afl-draft-news-2023-top-30-prospects-after-national-championships-harley-reid-jed-walter-colby-mckercher/news-story/928d6dc3e0097f3e32e3aeb1e99099f0

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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #31 on: July 20, 2023, 09:03:54 AM »
Would love to get back into the first round via GC.

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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #32 on: July 20, 2023, 09:20:23 AM »
Would love a key forward, as usual, so if we can get a pick for Nate Caddy that would be nice.

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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #33 on: July 21, 2023, 02:14:32 PM »
FULL INDICATIVE DRAFT ORDER AFTER ROUND 18

Richmond: 27, 46, 64, 82, 100

Adelaide: 7, 20, 25, 81, 99
Brisbane: 33, 52, 54, 60
Carlton: 9, 65, 67, 83
Collingwood: 18, 28, 74, 92
Essendon: 11, 30, 49, 61, 85
Fremantle: 21, 40, 47, 58, 78, 96
Geelong: 14, 88
Gold Coast: 6, 26, 29, 44, 45, 56, 62, 63, 69, 80, 98
GWS: 8, 10, 48, 66, 72, 84
Hawthorn: 3, 31, 50, 77, 95
Melbourne: 4, 15, 23, 34, 89
North Melbourne: 2, 17, 39, 53, 59, 76, 94
Port Adelaide: 37, 42, 73, 91
St Kilda: 13, 32, 51, 87
Sydney: 5, 22, 24, 41, 43, 79, 97
West Coast: 1, 19, 36, 38, 55, 57, 75, 93
Western Bulldogs: 12, 16, 35, 68, 70, 71, 86

https://www.codesports.com.au/afl/afl-draft-2023-indicative-draft-order-and-all-the-latest-news-from-around-the-country/news-story/039d6b360819765a7ac76547f2cfee0a

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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #34 on: July 21, 2023, 03:31:27 PM »
This is The Age’s top 25 prospects after the AFL under-18 championships, compiled from extensive discussions with club recruiters and player agents. Fourteen of them earned All-Australian selection.

The task became more difficult from about pick 18 onwards, with little separation between the next tier of footballers and plenty still to prove before November’s draft.

1. Harley Reid ......... (185cm, 85kg, midfielder/forward, Vic)
2. Jed Walter .......... ( Gold Coast Academy key forward )
3. Colby McKercher .. (182cm, 86kg, midfielder, Tas)
4. Daniel Curtin ....... (195cm, 94kg, midfielder/key defender, WA)
5. Nick Watson ........ (170cm, 68kg, small forward, Vic)
6. Zane Duursma ..... (189cm, 80kg, forward/midfielder, Vic)
7. Ethan Read ........( Gold Coast Academy ruckman )
8. Ryley Sanders ...... (186cm, 85kg, midfielder, Tas) ...... Norf trying to get him for free  :noway.
9. Connor O'Sullivan ..(198cm, 92kg, key defender/forward, NSW) 
10. Jake Rogers ........( Gold Coast Academy midfielder )
11. Nate Caddy ......... (192cm, 91kg, key forward, Vic) 
12. Darcy Wilson ....... (185cm, 73kg, wingman/forward, Vic)
13. Ollie Murphy ........ (200cm, 85kg, key defender, Vic)
14. Jordan Croft ........ (200cm, 80kg, key forward, Vic)
15. Mitch Edwards ..... (205cm, 88kg, ruckman, WA)
16. Will McCabe ........ (197cm, 81kg, key defender, SA)
17. Riley Hardeman ... (185cm, 80kg, defender, WA)
18. Koltyn Tholstrup ... (184cm, 80kg, forward/midfielder, WA)
19. Caleb Windsor ...... (184cm, 74kg, wingman, Vic)
20. James Leake ........ (188cm, 74kg, defender, Tas)
21. Logan Morris ........ (192cm, 90kg, key forward/defender, Vic)
22. Arie Schoenmaker .. (194cm, 89kg, defender, Tas)
23. Cooper Simpson .... (182cm, 76kg, midfielder, Vic)
24. Will Green ............ (204cm, 89kg, ruck, Vic)
25. Will Graham  ......... ( Gold Coast Academy midfielder/defender )

As always, there are some unlucky omissions, with Koen Sanchez, Luamon Lual, Archie Roberts, Harry DeMattia, Clay Hall, Archer Reid, Nathan Philactides, Jack Delean, Will Lorenz and Joel Freijah among them.

Full write-ups here: https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl/pick-by-pick-the-top-25-if-the-afl-draft-was-on-now-20230718-p5dp8i.html

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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #35 on: July 26, 2023, 02:14:19 PM »
Every AFL club’s biggest list chasms… and stars they can draft to fix them

Ben Waterworth
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July 26th, 2023


RICHMOND

Current draft picks: 28, 47, 65

List chasm:

The Tigers could look to add some firepower and spark into their forward line. In a season predominantly played without 30-year-old Tom Lynch, Andrew McQualter’s side is ranked 12th in the competition for points scored and 10th for scores per inside 50 AFL #10 score per inside 50. Jack Riewoldt, 34, remains unsigned beyond this season, while Dustin Martin and Shai Bolton have consistently hit the scoreboard while also being asked to play significant midfield roles.

Ideal draft prospects:

Gun 192cm goalkicker and strong marker Logan Morris could be an option, while WA prospects Koen Sanchez and Koltyn Tholstrup — if he slides that far — would also be in the mix. The Tigers haven’t been afraid to draft talent from Western Australia in recent years.

The wildcard could be Glenelg forward Ashton Moir, who’s immensely talented but looming as one of this year’s big sliders. This time last year, Moir was being talked about as a top-five prospect, but it hasn’t clicked for the exciting and prodigiously talented forward at any level this year. If it clicks for him in the back-half of the year though, watch out.

The Tigers have also been linked to making a play for the Suns’ top-10 pick — as Gold Coast’s draft will revolve around its academy prospects. If the Tigers get their hands on that selection, it’d bring the likes of Northern Knights power forward Nate Caddy, Gippsland Power’s Zane Duursma and Eastern Ranges’ Nick Watson into play.

https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/draft/afl-draft-2023-prospects-picks-order-player-every-club-should-take-with-first-selection-rankings-mock-news-harley-reid-daniel-curtin/news-story/96e241847bf81c52c68557d11f0770d9

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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #36 on: July 26, 2023, 02:17:07 PM »
Really hoping we can get our hands on that suns pick and land a quality young talent.


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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #37 on: July 26, 2023, 05:20:36 PM »
Who are we sending up there that can land us pick 6, Slick Willy? Would surely take pick 27 + a good player.

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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #38 on: July 26, 2023, 05:24:43 PM »
Apparently they're offering another salary dump deal like they did with Geelong last year - IE we take a fringe player off their hands -Fiorini is the one that's been mentioned-  pay their salary and they give us their first pick as well for doing so. :shh
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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #39 on: July 26, 2023, 05:40:35 PM »
Who are we sending up there that can land us pick 6, Slick Willy? Would surely take pick 27 + a good player.

They supposedly need more points to land their academy players. Our picks will give them that

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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #40 on: July 26, 2023, 06:21:50 PM »
They're also considering the other thing as well....apparently they still have salary cap issues... :shh
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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #41 on: July 27, 2023, 04:55:22 PM »
Statistical profiles of the top U18s Coates League (formerly TAC Cup/NAB League) players at each position:

https://www.codesports.com.au/afl/afl-draft-2023-statistical-profiles-of-the-top-coates-league-players-at-each-position/news-story/ba9720476044c233af710dfe76982acf

ps. If you get the paywall, just refresh the page and quickly press the Esc key as soon as the article loads fully.

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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #42 on: July 27, 2023, 10:43:33 PM »
Rival clubs aren’t happy the league could allow North Melbourne to land top prospect Ryley Sanders for nothing

Clubs have registered their anger with league chiefs, adamant Sanders – who is considered a top-10 talent – should be available to all clubs in the first round of the national draft.

Sanders has a link to North Melbourne through its next generation academy as the star ballwinner has Indigenous heritage.

Under AFL rules, players such as Sanders can be taken by any club which selects them in the top-40, but the league may make Sanders off-limits to rival clubs as part of a free hit to North.

The suggestion has caused uproar among clubs who are adamant the move is over-the-top for a club which already has a handful of top-end young midfielders including George Wardlaw, Harry Sheezel, Will Phillips and Luke Davies-Uniacke.

“The integrity of the whole competition is at stake when you talk about a club getting one of the top-six players in the draft for nothing,” a recruiting manager said.

“Ryley Sanders was the best player at the national championships and should be available to all clubs if he is picked inside the top-40, as per the AFL rules.

“How can the AFL hand North Melbourne one of the country’s best underage prospects for free when it directly contravenes their own NGA rules?”

https://www.codesports.com.au/afl/afl-draft-2023-rival-clubs-arent-happy-the-league-could-allow-north-melbourne-to-land-top-prospect-ryley-sanders-for-nothing/news-story/dc19166604b15a08f615aa12c22d9592

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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #43 on: July 29, 2023, 03:23:07 PM »
Who are we sending up there that can land us pick 6, Slick Willy? Would surely take pick 27 + a good player.
The Suns will want picks that increase their total draft points so they can match any bids on their three academy players (all likely to go in the first round).

I posted an example a couple of weeks back.
http://oneeyed-richmond.com/forum/index.php?topic=32375.msg751385#msg751385

This is issue now though is the higher we finish up the ladder and the lower the Suns do, the harder it will be for us to do such a deal.

Prior to this weekend's round:

Our picks were: 28, 47, 65, 83.

Gold Coast: 5, 25, 31, 43, 44, 56, 61, 62, 69, 79, 97.

Pick 5 is worth 1878 pts.

Whereas Pick 28 = 677 pts and Pick 47 = 316 pts. Any of our later picks are pretty much worthless (pick 65 is just 90 pts).

We would need to score a late first or at least an early second rounder in a trade with another club to make up enough points to make it worthwhile to the Suns and that's not going to happen. We could possibly trade for another second as well as swap our 2024 second for a 2023 second and package it all up but that's a lot to give up for a single first rounder.

Pick 28 = 677 pts
Pick 26 = 729 ......... our future 2nd swapped for a second rounder in this year's draft.
Pick 35 = 522 ......... traded player (eg: Graham to Port for their late second rounder)
Pick 47 = 316
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Total   =  2244 pts

It will have to overs in terms of points to convince Gold Coast to do such a deal. This example still may not be enough (the Suns gain 366 pts ).


Our picks would then become: 5, 65, 83 ........ plus no second rounder in 2024.

Gold Coast would be left with: 25, 26, 28, 31, 35, 43, 44, 47, 56, 61, 62, 69, 79, 97
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Re: 2023 AFL Draft
« Reply #44 on: July 29, 2023, 11:09:21 PM »
Unless you add a player, say one with great potential, family in Queensland and not good enough to get a game in the seniors