A total of 13 SANFL players were selected across both AFL Drafts in 2019, with three players – Norwood’s Dylan Stephens (pictured above), Eagle Kysaiah Pickett and West’s Will Day – picked in the first round.

Glenelg premiership forward Brad Close and Adelaide State League pair Jy Farrar and Tom Hutchesson were among the mature-age players thrown an AFL lifeline.