MATT Rowell or Noah Anderson?

Who is leading the race to be the No.1 pick at this year's NAB AFL Draft and how much separates the Oakleigh Chargers pair?

The Road to the Draft podcast is back for 2019, with the first episode delving into the top prospects and who are shaping as the likely top-10 picks.

Find Road to the Draft on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.

Join hosts Nat Edwards and Callum Twomey on the Road to the Draft podcast, featuring discussion on the next generation of stars plus interviews with key coaches, recruiters and prospects.  

In this week's episode ...

NAB AFL Academy head coach Luke Power joins the show to discuss the Australian under-18 and under-17 teams' recent performances, how this year's draft compares to last and gives his take on the possible first-round picks. 

Episode guide

1:50 – How this year's draft class is different to the 2017 pool.

5:45 – The guys review the Australian under-18 side's win over the Casey Demons VFL team.

8:20 – Power gives his take on potential top pick Matt Rowell.

12:40 – Cal's thoughts on who is leading the race to be the No.1 selection.

16:20 – Power identifies the big improver of this year's draft season so far.

18:30 – We give our possible top-10 picks.

20:45 – An update on an injury setback to key forward Emerson Jeka.

24:00 – Where could we see Port Adelaide father-son prospect Jackson Mead play this season?

31:10 – The guys nominate a draft bolter to watch for the rest of the season.