ALTHOUGH the under-18 season did not get to start officially in Victoria, it hasn't stopped Jamarra Ugle-Hagan from strengthening his claims as the possible No.1 NAB AFL Draft pick this year.

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There is uncertainty about the format of this year's draft intake through the game's hiatus during the COVID-19 outbreak, but there is no doubt on Ugle-Hagan's abilities after he blitzed the recent NAB League testing day.

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In results which could become more important as the season continues, particularly if a shortened campaign affects the place of the NAB AFL Draft Combine, the key forward was outstanding.

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The Western Bulldogs' Next Generation Academy prospect showed all of his athletic brilliance across the testing day.

"He couldn’t been more impressive," said national talent ambassador Kevin Sheehan.

"He won the running vertical jump test overall with his 93cm leap in the elite category, but still a little short of West Coast Eagles star Nic Naitanui who is the record holder at national Combine level with a 102cm jump recorded back in 2008.

"But Ugle-Hagan was then the quickest player recorded over the five-metre sprint (0.997 seconds) as he ran his 20 metres in a sharp 2.945 seconds.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan doing the vertical jump during the 2020 NAB League Testing Day in March. Picture: AFL Photos

"That's outstanding for a young man who is 194.3cm. He then capped off his athletic profile with a 21.3 Yo-Yo test result – a strong indication of his speed and endurance combination which increases his potential on-field versatility."

For comparison, last year's No.1 pick, midfield gun Matt Rowell, completed the Yo-Yo at the same level 21.3 at the 2019 Combine.

Ugle-Hagan was used as a defender in stages during the Oakleigh Chargers' practice matches but is the leading key forward in this year's draft crop, having booted 24 goals in the NAB League last year from nine games.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan celebrates a goal during the 2019 NAB League finals. Picture: AFL Photos

The Dogs have first call on the Indigenous prospect, who hails from the Hampden region.

Other players were able to push their talents at the testing day, with Calder Cannons midfielder Jackson Cardillo taking out the 20-metre sprint, running it in 2.88 seconds.

Geelong Falcons pair Noah Gadsby, a wingman, and midfielder Charlie Lazzaro were also standouts, with Gadsby winning the Yo-Yo aerobic test (level 22.1) and Lazzaro taking out the agility test (7.79 seconds).

Noah Gadsby breaks a tackle during the 2019 U17 Futures Match between Vic Country and NSW/ACT. Picture: AFL Photos

"Gadsby is a silver medallist at under-17s level in Victorian School Sports over 800 metres and he recorded the same impressive score in the Yo-Yo as another former Falcon, now NAB AFL Rising Star, Sam Walsh," Sheehan said.

"Lazzaro’s agility run is only .02 seconds outside Fremantle's Stephen Hill's record of 7.77 seconds set in 2008 and was a real eye-catcher. He is an impressive inside midfielder who averaged 20 disposals in eight matches for the Falcons last year."