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Rookie relief looms for a dozen; four others in limbo

Jacob Townsend is set to be added to Richmond's rookie list - AFL,Draft
Jacob Townsend is set to be added to Richmond's rookie list

IT AIN'T over yet.

Twelve AFL footballers were delisted since their club's 2018 campaign ended with the promise of being re-selected in next Friday's rookie draft.

Those players suddenly know exactly where they stand in the team's pecking order, but the saving grace is they have another chance to prove themselves.

Four others – Adelaide's Paul Hunter, Carlton's Jed Lamb, North Melbourne's Alex Morgan and Tiger Mabior Chol – continue to train with their sides but without a guarantee of being picked back up.

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AFL rules prevent teams shuffling players directly from the primary list to the rookie list without delisting them, so rival clubs could yet swoop and thwart their plan in the national or rookie drafts.

Who has your club committed to taking in the rookie draft?

Adelaide: Paul Hunter

Brisbane: Ryan Bastinac and Jacob Allison

Carlton: Jed Lamb

Collingwood: None

Essendon: None

Fremantle: Ethan Hughes, Ryan Nyhuis and Michael Apeness

Geelong: None

Gold Coast: Jack Leslie, Michael RischitelliBrad Scheer and Harrison Wigg

GWS: None

Hawthorn: None

Melbourne: None

North Melbourne: Alex Morgan* and Kyron Hayden

Port Adelaide: Cameron Hewett

Richmond: Mabior Chol* and Jacob Townsend

St Kilda: None

Sydney: None

West Coast: None

Western Bulldogs: None

* This player is still training at his club but without a promise of being redrafted