The AFL’s coaches have voted on who they think is the best player in each position in a survey for AFL.com.au

Defenders:
Alex Rance (9 Votes)
Harry Taylor (2 Votes)
Jeremy McGovern and Easton Wood were among several players to earn one vote (1 vote)

Midfielders:
Nat Fyfe (9 Votes)
Gary Ablett (3 Votes)
Scott Pendlebury (2 Votes)

Ruckmen:
Todd Goldstein (9 Votes)
Aaron Sandilands (3 Votes)
Nic Naitnanui (2 Votes)

Forwards:
Josh Kennedy (WCE) (10 Votes)
Jarryd Roughead (4 Votes)
Lance Franklin (2 Votes)

In other questions asked, 43% of coaches believe that goal kicking is the skill that needs the most improving, while 37% believe that it is field kicking that needs to be improvement most.

56% of coaches believe the draft age should be higher and an overwhelming 81% of coaches believe that free agency is not evening up the competition.

The full results from the survey will be published in the round 20 edition of the AFL Record.