COLLINGWOOD is back in the early stages of this year's NAB AFL Draft, but how will the Magpies look to secure a second first-round pick in 2020?
Magpies recruiting manager Derek Hine joins this week's Road to the Draft podcast to discuss the club's plans and how it could look to bolster its draft hand.
Hine gives his take on this year's group and explains how recruiters are going about assessing the prospects given the COVID-19 interruptions, the players in the Magpies' sights plus the latest on contract dealings with some stars at the club.
Tune in for the latest in the world of the draft, trade and player movement space as draft expert Callum Twomey and Nat Edwards are joined by prospects, club list managers and recruiters for exclusive interviews.
This week's episode guide…
0:35 – How heading interstate has benefited Collingwood's recruiting plans this year.
2:55 – Hine shares his view on the top tall talents available at the top of the draft and where they might fall.
8:30 – Where will the bids come for the Academy prospects around the competition, including Collingwood's Reef McInnes?
12:30 – Why the Pies will be actively looking to bolster their draft hand this season.
13:45 – We get an insight into 2021 father-son prospect Nick Daicos and how he differs to older brother Josh.
15:50 – Hine gives his opinion on how changes to the talent pathway could impact at AFL level.
20:10 – Should there be a change in the draft rules for this year?
21:10 – The latest on Darcy Moore and Jordan De Goey's contract talks.
24:00 – Hine explains how the interview process has met with prospects this season.
26:20 – An update on how the Pies' draft class of 2019 are faring in their first year at the club.