Women's Footy

2021 SANFLW Mini-Draft

New Crows AFLW rookie Jasmine Simmons, selected by the Eagles in the SANFLW Mini-Draft, with Ebony Marinoff. Picture - AFC Media


Woodville-West Torrens has selected Crows rookie Jasmine Simmons with the first selection in the 2021 SANFLW Mini-Draft on Wednesday.

Originally from Broken Hill, Simmons is a talented basketballer who played the past three seasons with Oregon State University in the US.

The 180cm utility is expected to play a role across half-forward and the wing while playing for the Eagles in the SANFLW and Crows in the AFLW.

Sturt selected returning Crow Jasmyn Hewett with Pick No.2 in the SANFLW Mini-Draft, having originally played seven AFLW games with the Crows in 2018.

The 184cm utility’s flexibility will allow her to play a role in the ruck and as a key position target after also spending 2020 on the Gold Coast Suns’ AFLW list.

Hewett has been a dominant force in the Northern Territory, this year winning the Gwynne Medal for MVP and Williams Medal for best-on-ground in the NTFLW Grand Final.

The SANFLW Mini-Draft is held when AFLW-listed recruits need to be allocated to a SANFL club, with the order of draft selections based on the reverse ladder positions from the previous season.

Jasmyn Hewett will play for Sturt after being selected at Pick No.2 in the SANFLW Mini-Draft

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