Official 2017 draft order locked in

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 12:37:33 PM. THE 2017 AFL draft is edging closer and the league has released the official draft order for November 24.
The national draft will be held in Sydney, with Brisbane holding the No.1 selection followed by Fremantle who hold two picks inside the top five. SEE THE FULL OFFICIAL DRAFT ORDER BELOW Carlton (picks 3 and 10) and St Kilda (picks 7 and 8) hold two top-10 selections, while Collingwood holds pick No.6. After a very busy trade period, Essendon does not enter the draft until the third round — at selection No.48 — after it traded away picks in this year’s draft and next year’s to secure Devon Smith, Jake Stringer and Adam Saad. DRAFT PROSPECTS: GARY BUCKENARA NAMES HIS TOP 30 IN THIS YEAR’S DRAFT LIST CHANGES: YOUR CLUB’S RETIREMENTS, DELISTINGS AND ROOKIE PROMOTIONS GARY BUCKENARA: WHERE IMPROVEMENT CAN COME FROM FOR TIGERS TRADE PERIOD: LIST GURU GARY BUCKENARA RATES YOUR CLUB’S TRADE PERIOD Port Adelaide also does not enter the draft until the third round, with its first selection No.47. After trading away its early picks in the 2017 draft to secure Jaeger O’Meara during last year’s trade period, Hawthorn’s earliest selection is No.43. Essendon selected Andy McGrath with pick No.1 last year but the Bombers don’t enter the draft until pick No.48 this year. Picture: Toby ZernaSource:News Corp Australia The number of selections each club holds is based on the available spots it has on its list after the AFL’s second list lodgement date on Thursday. The only changes to the below order will be if a club signs a player during the second delisted free agency period, which runs from...Read more
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