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NAB AFL Draft recruiters' verdicts

Crows pick Lever to fill Truck-sized hole

After several near-misses, the Crows believe they've got a new star backman

10:27pm  Nov 27, 2014

Defenders the apple of Lions' eye

Ageing backline gets a boost with two young Tasmanians

12:07am  Nov 28, 2014

Draft gives Mick a blast from the past

Blues pick one of coach's former charges from the 1980s

9:47pm  Nov 27, 2014

Pies snare big-game player with pick No.5

Pies grab hard-at-it mid who starred in TAC Cup GF at pick No.5

10:15pm  Nov 27, 2014

Dons' draft punt on athletic pair pays off

Dons thrilled to land Kyle Langford, Jayden Laverde with late first-round pics

9:55pm  Nov 27, 2014

Dockers go for midfield depth, not big men

Quality of running players available prompts Freo to go small

10:42pm  Nov 27, 2014

Cats pounce on big-game Cockatoo

The Cats spring a top-10 surprise with a speedster at their first pick

11:54pm  Nov 27, 2014

Suns go tall with Wright heading north

Gold Coast pounces on big Peter Wright with pick No.8

9:34pm  Nov 27, 2014

Giant leap for one of GWS' six draftees

GWS' draft haul includes Australia under-19 cricket captain, among others

11:32pm  Nov 27, 2014

Ruck surprise for reigning premier Hawthorn

Marc Pittonet picked up after looming late in Hawthorn's draft calculations

11:03pm  Nov 27, 2014

Tall order as Kangaroos look to future

North seeks to shore up key positions with early picks

11:21pm  Nov 27, 2014

Demons 'splitting hairs' over dynamic duo

Any attempt to rank Christian Petracca and Angus Brayshaw is 'splitting hairs'

10:07pm  Nov 27, 2014

Minor player Port takes long-term view

Project players on Power's menu after loading up in trade period

11:36pm  Nov 27, 2014

Tigers opt for more midfield running power

Richmond aims to free up Cotchin, Martin with more midfield depth

9:40pm  Nov 27, 2014

McCartin heads Saints' huge draft haul

No.1 pick addresses just one of several areas for St Kilda

11:41pm  Nov 27, 2014

Sydney Swans find their Rose on draft night

New Swan set to fill the void left by departed forward Tim Membrey

10:18pm  Nov 27, 2014

Hard runners to spread Eagles' wings

Liam Duggan, Tom Lamb head West Coast's midfield-heavy draft haul

11:42pm  Nov 27, 2014

Daniel finds fitting home with Bulldogs

New Dog becomes shortest AFL-listed player since Tony Liberatore

11:11pm  Nov 27, 2014

Latest Draft News

Better bidding?

ANALYSIS: Will a new father-son and academy bidding system be fairer?

7:00pm  Jan 27, 2015

True value for young guns

AFL close to signing off on new system for academy, father-son picks

7:00pm  Jan 27, 2015

Eagles father-son prospect changes tack

Eagles father-son prospect quits school footy to focus on TAC Cup

5:09pm  Jan 25, 2015

On the road again

Footy, basketball, shopping and Mickey Mouse - Academy diary

8:00am  Jan 21, 2015

Callum Twomey's early draft analysis

Callum Twomey looks at this year's draft and potential top picks

7:00am  Jan 21, 2015

Kids in America: Academy players on show

Callum Twomey wraps up the NAB Academy's US trip

11:00am  Jan 19, 2015

Big names inspire Academy

Academy squad buoyed by arrival of AFL stars, writes Josh Dunkley

2:00pm  Jan 18, 2015

Oh brother

Draft prospect Jordan Snadden can see football from two sides

11:10am  Jan 17, 2015

Footy in the blood for draft prospect Weideman

Football is a family affair for draft prospect Sam Weideman

8:58am  Jan 16, 2015

Brother's battle spurs on younger Curnow

Ed Curnow's struggles have inspired his younger brother's AFL push

10:13pm  Jan 15, 2015

Tough start for top talent

There was no easing into the 10-day camp in Florida, writes Josh Dunkley

7:30pm  Jan 14, 2015

Likely Swan has a taste of the west

Youngster likely to be a Swan is embedded with crosstown rivals

10:46am  Jan 13, 2015

From New York to Melbourne: American dream

Alex Aurrichio has travelled the world to try make it in the AFL

8:00am  Jan 6, 2015

Academy youngsters head to clubs before camp

AFL Academy players head to AFL clubs before US trip

9:39am  Jan 5, 2015

'Slow burn' for big Cats

Geelong hastens slowly on injury-plagued Simpson and McIntosh

1:02pm  Dec 27, 2014

Time to end Swans' ban

ANALYSIS: Swans must be allowed to trade again, argues Peter Ryan

10:01pm  Dec 20, 2014

Draft ESSENTIALS

Your club's recruiting, rated

Recruiting guru Chris Pelchen gives a mark for every club's post-seasonĀ 

1:15pm  Dec 4, 2014

The next crop

Who are next year's candidates to inherit Paddy McCartin's No.1 crown?

7:00am  Nov 28, 2014

Rookie wrap: Saints welcome back Saad

Ahmed Saad's AFL career revived by Saints, but who else was picked up?

11:19am  Dec 3, 2014

Full draft wrap: It's Saint Paddy's day

DRAFT WRAP: It's Saint Paddy's day as Cats spring surprise at No.10

11:52pm  Nov 27, 2014

The draft: how your club fared

Draft expert Callum Twomey rates your club's performance at the draft

9:15pm  Nov 29, 2014