Draft ESSENTIALS

Ten to watch: Looking forward to 2017 draft

With 2016 done, Callum Twomey looks forward to the 2017 draft

7:14pm  Nov 27, 2016

The draft dissected: Which club did fans say 'failed' the draft?

INFOGRAPHIC: Which club did fans say 'failed' the draft?

11:30pm  Dec 2, 2016

Draft wrap: Bombers take McGrath at No.1

Essendon picks Sandringham Dragon as coveted top draft pick

9:40pm  Nov 25, 2016

10 things we learned

Mitchell Lewis? At this point the Hawks might just be messing with us

10:58pm  Nov 25, 2016

How did your club fare?

Draft expert Callum Twomey runs the rule over every club's picks

11:45pm  Nov 26, 2016

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Lions hit out at proposed bidding changes

AFL considers more changes to the academy bidding system

2:40pm Feb 17, 2017

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Could live trading be at this year's draft?

AFL clubs keen to evolve and follow American draft models

8:55pm Feb 14, 2017

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Son of Crows gun headlines father-son crop

Jackson Edwards headlines this year's crop of father-son prospects

3:53pm Feb 9, 2017

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Focus on academy teams in U18 carnival revamp

New academy series to replace the division two championship this year

12:52pm Feb 6, 2017

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Academy trip wrap

It wasn't just running and skill sessions for the draft hopefuls

10:08am Feb 5, 2017

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Draft takes early shape after Academy's US trip

In the US, Callum Twomey takes an early look at the 2017 draft pool

6:39pm Jan 27, 2017

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Notes from the US: part two

Training, time trials, Disneyland and rapping: the Academy hits LA

7:54am Jan 27, 2017

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Ruck academy planned for overlooked big men

AFL set for ruck academy for big men overlooked at draft

12:00pm Jan 26, 2017

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Second craic: Overlooked Irishman tries again

Cillian McDaid missed out on being drafted last year, but he's back

10:45am Jan 25, 2017

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Draft high-flyer wants to earn his wings

Lochie O'Brien has ambition beyond being drafted in 2017

10:09am Jan 24, 2017

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Left or right? Draft prospect not taking sides

Left or right foot? Draft prospect Hunter Clark's skilled with both

7:25am Jan 23, 2017

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Notes from Florida: part one

Jetlag, sprinting and a date with Delly feature in top prospect's US diary

1:08pm Jan 22, 2017

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Academy talent could give Lions top-10 boost

Connor Ballenden could add to Lions' riches up forward

1:00pm Jan 21, 2017

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Knee injury snaps young draft prospect's plans

Draft prospect's 2017 plans thrown awry after ACL blows out

10:30am Jan 20, 2017

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Academy tall waits to see if he'll be a Giant

Key position prospect's destination to be decided on geographic grounds

9:30am Jan 19, 2017