2018 AFL ROOKIE DRAFT WRAP

Published on: Nov 22 2018 | Author: Zac Milbank |

North Adelaide’s strong AFL Draft haul extended into the AFL Rookie Draft when the Roosters had another two players elevated to elite level.

After having Connor Rozee, Robbie Young and Boyd Woodcock selected in the AFL Draft, North had defender Callum Wilkie (St Kilda at Pick No.3) and ruckman Jordon Sweet (Bulldogs at Pick No.22) chosen on Friday evening.

They were joined by Glenelg forward Tobin Cox (Port Adelaide at No.9) and Norwood goalsneak Kade Chandler (Melbourne at No.14) in being the four SANFL players taken in the AFL Rookie call at Marvel Stadium.

Woodville-West Torrens pair Martin Frederick and Kai Pudney, overlooked in both AFL drafts, will now automatically join Port Adelaide as Category B Rookies under the Power’s Next Generation Academy program.

2018 AFL ROOKIE DRAFT

SANFL SELECTIONS

3) Callum Wilkie – St Kilda

  • DOB: 10/3/1996
  • Height: 191cm
  • Weight: 87kg
  • SANFL Club: North Adelaide
  • Local Club: Walkerville
  • Position: Medium defender

To view Wilkie’s Torrens University Draft Hub vision, click here.

9) Tobin Cox – Port Adelaide

  • DOB: 15/7/1999
  • Height: 177cm
  • Weight: 78kg
  • SANFL Club: Glenelg
  • Local Club: Padthaway
  • Position: Medium forward

14) Kade Chandler – Melbourne

  • DOB: 13/1/2000
  • Height: 173cm
  • Weight: 73kg
  • SANFL Club: Norwood
  • Local Club: Western United
  • Position: Small forward

22) Jordon Sweet – Western Bulldogs

  • DOB: 2/2/1998
  • Height: 202cm
  • Weight: 102kg
  • SANFL Club: North Adelaide
  • Local Club: Tea Tree Gully
  • Position: Ruck

Category B Rookie) Kai Pudney – Port Adelaide

  • DOB: 9/1/2000
  • Height: 186cm
  • Weight: 78kg
  • SANFL Club: Woodville-West Torrens
  • Local Club: Port District
  • Position: Midfielder

To view Pudney’s Torrens University Draft Profile, click here.

Category B Rookie) Martin Frederick – Port Adelaide

  • DOB: 17/5/2000
  • Height: 178cm
  • Weight: 74kg
  • SANFL Club: Woodville-West Torrens
  • Local Club: Portland
  • Position: Medium defender/wing

To view Frederick’s Torrens University Draft Profile, click here.

 

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