Former Brisbane big man Connor Ballenden could be gunning for a second shot at the AFL after being included in the list of medical follow ups for the NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft.
Ballenden is one of 14 players who will this week undergo medical testing in each prospect’s state, with the group a strong indicator of club interest ahead of next Wednesday’s mid-season draft.
Players needed to have more than one club nomination for them to undergo a medical that will be distributed to AFL club doctors ahead of the draft.
Ballenden was a product of the Lions Academy and played three games for the club before being delisted at the end of 2021. The 200cm 23-year-old has been playing for the Eagles in the SANFL this year as a ruck/forward. Hawthorn is among the clubs who have been linked to him.
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