2017 AFL Draft prospects: Jack Higgins

Name: Jack Higgins
Position: Midfield/small forward
Club: Oakleigh Charges/Vic Metro
DOB: 19-03-1999
Height: 178cm
Weight: 76kg
Draft range: 5-15

Summary: Consistent, ready made player who can win his own footy in midfield and can move forward and be equally dangerous around goal.


  • Consistency
  • Goal sense
  • Smarts in the contest
  • Endurance


  • Size


Higgins is a supremely talented player who has been able to work his way into the midfield and show his skill on ball after starting the season as a small forward.

He can find plenty of the footy, averaging 25 disposals in the TAC Cup this season, while he kicked seven goals against the Bendigo Pioneers last month showing his prowess inside 50.

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He has good touch inside the contest and is a smart player and should be ready to step straight into a senior AFL side next season.

He was recently awarded the Morrish Medal for the best player in the 2017 TAC Cup season.