MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 12: Marcus Bontempelli of the Bulldogs looks on during the 2016 AFL Round 21 match between the Western Bulldogs and the Collingwood Magpies at Etihad Stadium on August 12, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media/Getty Images)

AFL Academy’s 20 in 2020 team

To commemorate the 20th year of the AFL’s national academy, the league has named the AFL Academy’s ’20 in 2020′ team.

The 20-man side is made up of young stars from the last four academy intakes.

The squad was selected by current AFL academy coach Brenton Sanderson, talent manager Kevin Sheehan and the academy’s former head coaches.

The team comprises of player the selectors believe will be among the best on the country by the year 2020.

See the full team below:

Defender: Nick Vlastuin (Rich), Jake Lever (Adel), Nathan Wilson (GWS), Callum Mills (Syd), Jacob Weitering (Carl), Jack Martin (GC)
Midfielder: Marcus Bontempelli (WB), Lachie Whitfield (GWS), Jaeger O’Meara (GC), Ollie Wines (PA), Jack Viney (Melb), Brodie Grundy (Coll)
Forwards: Jake Stringer (WB), Jeremy Cameron (GWS), Isaac Heeney (Syd), Josh Kelly (GWS), Jesse Hogan (Melb), Joe Daniher (Ess)
I/C: Darcy Parish (Ess), Stephen Coniglio (GWS)


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