This year it was more difficult than ever to get a good overview of the upcoming 2020 design class.
However, with all the complexities of play styles, design value, and more, sometimes the simplest facts about these future stars are lost.
Perhaps the most basic question – who are they barracking for? Foxfooty.com.au has compiled a list to answer that question for some of this year’s prospects.
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Wingman of the Greater Western Victoria Rebels Harry Sharp, who broke the 2K time trial record with a time of 5 minutes and 28 seconds, was the definitive sign that the Gold Coast Suns have established themselves as the AFL club that can reach the base.
“I’m following Gold Coast, just following them because of Gary Ablett when he moved there,” Sharp said foxfooty.com.au.
“I thought it would be the perfect new start and now finally to see the light.”
While the decision to switch loyalty to the Suns was theoretically admirable, the team he switched from can still give him nightmares.
“I was actually Richmond before. About two or three years later they were successful, so I was sewn up there, ”he said.
“I couldn’t go back, that would be a train. Back then, Richmond wasn’t that good in 2013. “
Still, the Gold Coast Suns mood goes beyond Sharp with Sturt’s Tom Powell tell SEN SA He too “supported the Gold Coast Suns as a youth”.
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For a few other potential draftees, the club’s choice was less theirs and more hereditary. Max Holmes said to foxfooty.com.au, “I’m barracks for St. Kilda. That’s why my father went to the barracks because my grandpa played zebras for the Sandringham. “
Victorian draft brochure Eddie Ford follows the Saints for the same reason – although he wasn’t as sensitive as he explained.
“I’m going to St. Kilda,” he said before adding, “Dad was a long-time supporter and made me be one.”
Elijah HollandHe’s now a rusty follower of Crows, with family ties that can be found there too. “My mother was born in Adelaide and she grew up in Adelaide and lived much of her life there, meeting Dad playing footy at the SANFL in West Adelaide,” he told foxfooty.com.au.
“I was born in Adelaide, lived there for eight or nine years and jumped on the Crows train there.”
Tanner Bruhn is interested in the Geelong Falcons but became a fan of the West Coast Eagles in Perth Denver Grainger-Barras is also everything in Adam Simpson’s roster.
WHICH CLUBS POTENTIAL AFL DRAFTEES SUPPORT:
Jamarra Ugle-Hagan – Essendon
Logan McDonald – Collingwood
Will Phillips – Collingwood
Elijah Holland – Adelaide Crows
Denver Grainger-Barras – West Coast Eagles
Riley Thilthorpe – Adelaide Crows
Braeden Campbell – Sydney Swans
Tanner Bruhn – West Coast Eagles
Lachie Jones – Port Adelaide
Archie Perkins – Geelong cats
Oliver Henry – Geelong cats
McInnes Reef – Essendon
Tom Powell – Gold Coast Suns
Zane Trew – Sydney Swans
Eddie Ford – St Kilda
Blake Coleman – St Kilda
– – with MATT BALMER