FREMANTLE will have first access over Jesse Motlop, the son of former Power and North Melbourne forward Daniel, after the AFL approved the talented draftee as a Next Generation Academy player.
The AFL on Friday released its list of players who have qualified for clubs to have priority call under NGA rules, with the Dockers winning rights to Motlop, who shapes as a strong prospect in the 2021 NAB AFL Draft pool.
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He is not eligible as a father-son selection for either Port Adelaide, where his father played 83 games, or the Kangaroos, where he made 47 appearances. The Dockers have also been awarded access to Richard Bartlett, who has caught the eye of recruiters.
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Players can be eligible to join clubs as Next Generation Academy products if they live in their club's respective region and qualify under Indigenous or multicultural backgrounds.
The League has to tick off every application for the players, with clubs generally listing every available talent in order to ensure if they develop into a draft-eligible player they have first rights on them.
However under changed NGA rules for 2021, clubs will not be able to match bids on NGA players under the Academy bidding system if they are selected in the opening 20 picks.
Other notable names in this year's group include Youseph Dib, who has impressed at Collingwood and shapes as a likely draftee, and Blayne O'Loughlin at Adelaide. The exciting small forward is the nephew of Sydney great Michael.
St Kilda has a strong hand of NGA talents available this season, including Angus McLennan, Marcus Windhager and Jack Peris, who is the son of Olympian Nova Peris.
Windhager has returned from a knee reconstruction but has caught the eye of scouts and shapes as an exciting prospect for the Saints.
Richmond has access to Nyawi Moore, the son of former Bomber Nathan Lovett-Murray, as a Next Generation Academy player, but he can also join Essendon under the father-son rule. He trained there over summer.
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