COLLINGWOOD boom youngster Nick Daicos is the NAB AFL Rising Star nominee for round three. 

The son of Pies legend Peter, who arrived at the club via pick No.4 in last year's NAB AFL Draft, has made an instant impact in his short career to date. 

Playing predominantly on the half-back line with stints in the middle, Daicos racked up 26 touches and kicked a memorable goal in the Pies' 13-point loss to Geelong on Saturday night

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NAB AFL Rising Star: Nick Daicos stars in round three

Watch the highlights and find out why Nick Daicos gets the NAB AFL Rising Star in Rd3

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In his three games to date, the 19-year-old is averaging 25 touches a game with his elite kicking skills a stand out. 

Daicos joins premiership Demon Jake Bowey (round two) and young Bomber Nic Martin (round one) this year's stacked Rising Star field. 

>> Catch up on's Going Places feature on Nick Daicos in the player below

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Going Places: New Magpie Nick Daicos' journey to the AFL

A behind-the-scenes look at the rise of draft star Nick Daicos

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