Tarkyn O’Leary (#6) recorded the second-fastest 2km time trial ever recorded at the AFL Draft Combine. Photo by Dylan Burns/AFL Photos

See the top 10 results from the physical testing conducted at the 2023 AFL Draft Combine

The standing vertical jump, running vertical jump, 20m sprint and agility test were performed at Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena on Sunday. They followed a 2km time trial at the AIA Centre on Friday.

Sandringham Dragons midfielder Tarkyn O’Leary took out the 2km time trial in a blistering five minutes and 48 seconds. It was the second-fastest 2km time trial ever recorded at the AFL Draft Combine with the record held by Harry Sharp who produced a time of 5:28 in 2020.

O’Leary finished ahead of Murray Bushrangers midfielder/forward Darcy Wilson (5:52) and Gold Coast Suns Academy ruckman Ethan Read (5:56).
Western Australian players topped three of the five tests.

Perth speedster Aiden O’Driscoll produced the quickest 20-metre sprint in a time of 2.871 seconds. The younger brother of Fremantle duo Nathan and Emma finished ahead of Gold Coast Suns Academy product Will Graham (2.915) and Eastern Ranges winger Caleb Windsor (2.916).

Lance Collard was quickest in the agility test with a run of 8.157 seconds. His Subiaco teammate Koltyn Tholstrup was second in 8.194 seconds and Geelong Falcons half back Angus Hastie third in 8.204 seconds.

Zane Zakostelsky finished among the top 10 in four of the Combine’s five tests, which included producing the best standing vertical jump, leaping 80cm. Phoenix Gothard, Will Graham and Mitchell Edwards tied for second place after all three recorded a 78cm jump.

Darcy Wilson showcased his athleticism by taking out the running vertical jump at 98cm ahead of Gippsland Power midfielder/forward Zane Duursma (97cm).

Below are the top 10 results from the 2023 AFL Draft Combine testing.

2km time trial

Tarkyn O’Leary (Sandringham Dragons/Parkdale Vultures) - 5 minutes, 48 seconds
Darcy Wilson (Murray Bushrangers/Wangaratta Rovers) - 5:52
Ethan Read (Gold Coast Suns Academy/Palm Beach Currumbin) - 5:56
Jordan Croft (Calder Cannons/Maribyrnong Park) - 6:05
Caiden Cleary (Sydney Swans Academy/Sydney University) - 6:06
Aiden O’Driscoll (Perth/Northam Saints) - 6:06
Archie Roberts (Sandringham Dragons/Hampton Rovers) - 6:08
Connor O’Sullivan (Murray Bushrangers/Albury) - 6:11
Joel Freijah (GWV Rebels/Horsham Saints) - 6:13
Harvey Johnston (Sandringham Dragons/Parkdale Vultures) - 6:17
Koltyn Tholstrup (Subiaco/Newtown Condingup) - 6:17

20m sprint

Aiden O’Driscoll (Perth/Northam Saints) - 2.871 seconds
Will Graham (Gold Coast Suns Academy/Palm Beach Currumbin) - 2.915
Caleb Windsor (Eastern Ranges/South Belgrave) - 2.916
Lance Collard (Subiaco/North Beach) - 2.923
Kane McAuliffe (North Adelaide/Central Augusta) - 2.930
Zane Zakostelsky (Claremont/North Beach) - 2.954
Phoenix Gothard (Murray Bushrangers/Albury) - 2.963
Taylor Goad (South Adelaide/Willunga) - 2.965
Eion McElholm (Ireland) - 2.993
Harry DeMattia (Dandenong Stingrays/Edithvale-Aspendale) - 2.996


Lance Collard (Subiaco/North Beach) - 8.157 seconds
Koltyn Tholstrup (Subiaco/Newtown Condingup) - 8.194
Angus Hastie (Geelong Falcons/Geelong West Giants) - 8.204
Bodie Ryan (Glenelg/Brighton) - 8.208
Zane Zakostelsky (Claremont/North Beach) - 8.233
Ashton Moir (Glenelg/Plympton) - 8.244
Reece Torrent (Peel Thunder/Halls Head) - 8.260
Darcy Wilson (Murray Bushrangers/Wangaratta Rovers) - 8.263
Aiden O’Driscoll (Perth/Northam Saints) - 8.302
Nate Caddy (Northern Knights/Yarrambat) - 8.331

Standing vertical jump

Zane Zakostelsky (Claremont/North Beach) - 80cm
Phoenix Gothard (Murray Bushrangers/Albury) - 78
Will Graham (Gold Coast Suns Academy/Palm Beach Currumbin) - 78
Mitchell Edwards (Peel Thunder/South Mandurah) - 78
Kane McAuliffe (North Adelaide/Central Augusta) - 77
Darcy Wilson (Murray Bushrangers/Wangaratta Rovers) - 76
Riley Hardeman (Swan Districts/Caversham) - 75
Jack Delean (South Adelaide/Reynella) - 74
Taylor Goad (South Adelaide/Willunga) - 74
Aiden O’Driscoll (Perth/Northam Saints) - 73
Caleb Windsor (Eastern Ranges/South Belgrave) - 73

Running vertical jump

Darcy Wilson (Murray Bushrangers/Wangaratta Rovers) - 98cm
Zane Duursma (Gippsland Power/Foster) - 97
Will Graham (Gold Coast Suns Academy/Palm Beach Currumbin) - 95
Kane McAuliffe (North Adelaide/Central Augusta) - 95
Mitchell Edwards (Peel Thunder/South Mandurah) - 94
Zane Zakostelsky (Claremont/North Beach) - 94
Aiden O’Driscoll (Perth/Northam Saints) - 92
Caleb Windsor (Eastern Ranges/South Belgrave) - 92
Riley Hardeman (Swan Districts/Caversham) - 91
Cooper Simpson (Dandenong Stingrays/Mt Martha) - 90

Top 10 results from the AFL State Draft Combines and AFLW Draft Combines will be announced following the completion of this weekend’s Combine events in the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia.