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Draft ESSENTIALS

Key trade, draft and free agency dates

What happens, when, as the 2014 AFL off-season unfolds

11:20am  Jul 17, 2014

Phantom form guide

Draft expert Callum Twomey takes an early look at the best kids in the land

7:36am  Jul 4, 2014

Rise of the midfielders in U18 championships

Rucks and key positions suffer setbacks as they try to impress on draft stage

7:18pm  Jul 3, 2014

Metro dominates U18 All Australian team

Seven Vic Metro players named in under-18s squad laced with talent

12:51pm  Jul 4, 2014

SA wins back-to-back U18 championships

South Australia beat Vic Metro to take second consecutive title

4:02pm  Jul 3, 2014

Draft prospect wins Ben Mitchell Medal

Academy member Liam Duggan wins this year's Ben Mitchell Medal

4:59pm  Jun 30, 2014

The 2013 draft that was

Analysis: Lions, Saints among draft winners

Lions, Saints head list of 2013 draft winners, writes expert Callum Twomey

10:45pm  Nov 21, 2013

Boyd No.1, Cats shock and Hawks' lifeline

DRAFT WRAP: Boyd and Kelly become Giants as Cats spring a shock

8:53pm  Nov 21, 2013

Boyd, the chosen one

What sort of player have the Giants selected at No.1 in the draft?

8:40pm  Nov 21, 2013

Draft wrap: What the clubs and fans said

Recruiters' reactions to 2013's NAB AFL draft, plus the fans' take

9:35pm  Nov 21, 2013

The Inquirer: Slicing and dicing the draft

INFOGRAPHIC: The long and short of the 2013 NAB AFL draft

11:43pm  Nov 21, 2013

They say, we say: rookie and pre-season draft verdicts

How your club fared in the 2013-14 pre-season and rookie drafts

7:15pm  Nov 27, 2013

Fate turns mates into Showdown rivals

The draft turns St Peter's College co-captains into Showdown rivals

1:45pm  Nov 22, 2013

Draft quirks and twists

We take a different look at the one night of football with no losers

12:19pm  Nov 22, 2013

Dogs' smokey soaks in draft at the pub

Ex-Norwood coach Nathan Bassett proved right with a draft smokey again

6:20am  Nov 22, 2013

Latest Draft News

Key trade, draft and free agency dates

What happens, when, as the 2014 AFL off-season unfolds

11:20am  Jul 17, 2014

Watson's test of character

Francis Watson has endured more than most draft prospects

9:00am  Jul 17, 2014

Life as an AFL recruiter

James Fantasia talks to our Road to the Draft podcast about recruiting

7:00am  Jul 9, 2014

Minimum draft age to stay at 18 for now

Committee finds no need to raise minimum age of draftees to 19

6:00pm  Jul 8, 2014

Draftees may face games cap

AFL considering limiting under-18 game-time to avoid overworked youngsters

6:00pm  Jul 8, 2014

Going from code-hopper to draft-topper?

Callum Mills doesn't regret shifting from rugby to Australian football

11:22am  Jul 7, 2014

2013 Draft: recruiters' verdicts

Adelaide

How the Crows rate their 2013 draft haul

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Brisbane Lions

The Lions on Aish and their five round-two picks

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Carlton

The Blues on Cripps, Giles and Holman

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Collingwood

Why the Magpies picked their two first-rounders

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Essendon

How the Bombers rate their two 2013 draftees

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Fremantle

The Dockers explain their 2013 draft approach

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Geelong

The Cats on Darcy Lang and their other draftees

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Gold Coast

'To die for': The Suns claim more draft gold

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

GWS

The Giants welcome their 'handy' boom recruits

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Hawthorn

How the Hawks rate their 2013 draft haul

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Melbourne

What Salem and other draftees bring to the Dees

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

North Melbourne

Dumont, Brown and the Roos' father-son gun

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Port Adelaide

How the Power added speed in the 2013 draft

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Richmond

Why the Tigers picked Lennon and experience

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

St Kilda

The Saints rate Billings and their other draftees

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Sydney Swans

The Swans on their 2013 draft haul

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

Western Bulldogs

The Dogs explain their three draft choices

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013

West Coast

Replenishing the midfield on the Eagles' agenda

9:25pm  Nov 21, 2013