MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 30: Charlie Curnow of the Blues celebrates a goal during the 2018 AFL round15 match between the Carlton Blues and the Port Adelaide Power at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on June 30, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Former AFL great Terry Wallace has named the 21 forwards he believes will make major strides in 2020.

Speaking on SEN Drive, the ex-Western Bulldogs and Richmond coach divided the forwards up into three groups – seven key forwards, general forwards and ‘big ones’ to watch.

Wallace’s key forwards who could take a quantum leap in 2020

Ben King (Gold Coast)

Todd Marshall (Port Adelaide)

Oscar Allen (West Coast)

Harry McKay (Carlton)

Charlie Curnow (Carlton)

Aaron Naughton (Western Bulldogs)

Mitchell Lewis (Hawthorn)


Wallace’s general forwards who could take a quantum leap in 2020

Cam Rayner (Brisbane)

Jayden Laverde (Essendon)

Sam Switkowski (Fremantle)

Nakia Cockatoo (Geelong)

Gryan Miers (Geelong)

Harry Perryman (GWS)

Tarryn Thomas (North Melbourne)

Nick Hind (St Kilda)

Will Hayward (Sydney)

Jarrod Cameron (West Coast)

Jack Petruccelle (West Coast)


Wallace’s ‘big ones’ to watch in 2020

Izak Rankine (Gold Coast)

Nick Blakey (Sydney)

Bayley Fritsch (Melbourne)