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Superstar Tiger, modern-day great miss All Australian team

2019 All Australian team: The lucky, the unlucky, is it too tall? Nat Edwards and Cal Twomey discuss all of the big talking points after the unveiling of the 2019 Virgin Australia AFL All Australian Team

RICHMOND star Dustin Martin and Geelong veteran Gary Ablett are notable omissions from the Virgin Australia AFL All Australian team.

Reigning premier West Coast and minor premier Geelong had four players apiece named in the 22-man honorary team, while Brisbane's stunning rise to power has it boasting three picks - its first multiple selections in 15 years.

Martin, the 2017 Brownlow medallist, had made the last three All Australian teams and was a popular choice to pull off four in a row.

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The Tigers ace had a barnstorming finish to the season after a quieter start.

Ablett would have been the first player in the game's post-carnival era to earn nine All Australian selections had he made the 22.

The two-time Brownlow medallist played more of a permanent forward role this season and excelled, playing 21 games.

Brisbane captain Dayne Zorko, North Melbourne pair Ben Brown and Ben Cunnington and Port Adelaide onballer Travis Boak were other notable members of the 40-man squad who did not make the final team.