WHEN draft prospect Trent Bianco arrived at Collingwood last year to start his stint training with the Magpies he was overawed. 

The Vic Metro half-back joins this week's Road to the Draft podcast to recount his time with the club, his meeting with skipper Scott Pendlebury and how that set up his 2019 campaign.

Plus, the mad Magpies fan discusses the star Collingwood midfielder who has taken him under his wing.

Hear more from Bianco, who shapes as a possible top-20 pick at November's NAB AFL Draft, on this week's episode.

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In this week's episode ...

We hear from Vic Metro defender Trent Bianco, review the under-18 championships and look over the standout performances from last weekend, chat with Vic Metro coach Brett Allison and answer all of your Twitter questions.

Episode guide

0:45 – We review last weekend's under-18 clashes and look ahead to South Australia's first appearance of the carnival this week.

7:40 – Vic Metro and Oakleigh Chargers draft hopeful Trent Bianco joins the show

12:40 – Bianco chats about his time at the Magpies and the experience of training at an AFL club.

18:10 – We discuss the Vic Metro squad with coach Brett Allison. 

20:25 – Allison nominates where he sees versatile top-10 prospect Josh Worrell playing long-term.

23:20 – We hear about why Vic Metro chose potential No.1 pick Noah Anderson as skipper. 

35:00 – The player the Swans should consider with their first pick at this year's draft.