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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

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Clubs want to see 'live' picks on draft night

Clubs keen to see live bidding for father-son, academy picks

9:36am Feb 18, 2015

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Injury has draft prospect on the hop

Draft prospect Jacob Hopper doesn't let injury stop him

10:21am Jan 28, 2015

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Better bidding?

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

7:00pm Jan 27, 2015

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AFL close to finalising new bidding system

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

7:00pm Jan 27, 2015

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Eagles father-son prospect changes tack

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

5:09pm Jan 25, 2015

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On the road again

Footy, basketball, shopping and Mickey Mouse - Academy diary

8:00am Jan 21, 2015

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Callum Twomey's early draft analysis

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

7:00am Jan 21, 2015

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Kids in America: Academy players on show

Callum Twomey wraps up the NAB Academy's US trip

11:00am Jan 19, 2015

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Big names inspire Academy

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

2:00pm Jan 18, 2015

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Oh brother

Draft prospect Jordan Snadden can see football from two sides

11:10am Jan 17, 2015

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Footy in the blood for draft prospect Weideman

Football is a family affair for draft prospect Sam Weideman

8:58am Jan 16, 2015

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Brother's battle spurs on younger Curnow

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

10:13pm Jan 15, 2015

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Tough start for top talent

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

7:30pm Jan 14, 2015

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Likely Swan has a taste of the west

Youngster likely to be a Swan is embedded with crosstown rivals

10:46am Jan 13, 2015

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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