AFL New Zealand National Draft Explained Part 2

16 Oct, 2015

The initial order of the AFL New Zealand National Draft has been determined, with the Central Giants receiving the Number 1 pick.

The Captains from each team (James Kusel, Jared Court, David Rattenbury and Michael Boyce)  are exempt from the draft with nominated teams assigned.

The AFL New Zealand National Draft will take place within the next month.

Round 1 Draft Picks

Will involve the selection of four players, one by each team.

Central Giants                  Number 1 selection in Category 1

Southern Saints               Number 1 selection in Category 2 or 3

Western Crows                 Number 1 selection in Category 4

Northern Suns                 Number 1 selection in Category 5 or 6

Round 2 Draft Picks (Category 1 Auckland Senior)

Will involve the selection of eight players, two by each team.

Northern Suns               Selections 1 and 8 Category 1

Western Crows              Selections 2 and 7 Category 1

Southern Saints             Selections 3 and 6 Category 1

Central Giants                Selections 4 and 5 Category 1

 

Read more: AFL New Zealand National Draft Explained Part 1

 

Round 3 Draft Picks (Category 2 Regional & Category 3 Satellite Senior)

Will involve the selection of eight players, two by each team.

Western Crows               Selections 1 and 8 Category 2 & 3

Northern Suns                Selections 2 and 7 Category 2 & 3

Central Giants                 Selections 3 and 6 Category 2 & 3

Southern Saints              Selections 4 and 5 Category 2 & 3

Round 4 Draft Picks (Category 4 Auckland Academy)

Will involve the selection of eight players, two by each team.

Southern Saints             Selections 1 and 8 Category 4

Central Giants                Selections 2 and 7 Category 4

Northern Suns                Selections 3 and 6 Category 4

Western Crows               Selections 4 and 5 Category 4

Round 5 Draft Picks (Category 5 Regional & Category 6 Satellite Academy)

Will involve the selection of eight players, two by each team.

Central Giants                 Selections 1 and 8 Category 5 & 6

Southern Saints              Selections 2 and 7 Category 5 & 6

Western Crows               Selections 3 and 6 Category 5 & 6

Northern Suns                Selections 4 and 5 Category 5 & 6

Round 6 Draft Picks (Category 7 Wild Card)

Will involve the selection of four players, one by each team.

Northern Suns                Selections 1 Category 7

Western Crows               Selections 2 Category 7

Southern Saints             Selections 3 Category 7

Central Giants                Selections 4 Category 7

Round 7 Draft Picks (Category 1 Auckland Senior)

Will involve the selection of eight players, two by each team.

Western Crows               Selections 1 and 8 Category 1

Northern Suns                Selections 2 and 7 Category 1

Central Giants                 Selections 3 and 6 Category 1

Southern Saints              Selections 4 and 5 Category 1

 

 

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