MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 10: Jordan De Goey of the Magpies celebrates a goal during the 2019 AFL round 12 match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Melbourne Demons at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on June 10, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Photos via Getty Images)
As we cross the halfway mark of season 2019, it’s time to have a look at which youngsters are making a name for themselves in our great game.
The rankings are based off what these players have brought to the table in their career to date, not necessarily recent form.
Here are Zero Hanger’s top 10 players aged 23 and under: 10. Jaidyn Stephenson
Off the back of winning the Rising Star in 2018, the Collingwood forward has continued his remarkable form in season 2019, kicking 21 goals in 12 games and developing an ability to take over games and become a genuine match winner.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JUNE 10: Jaidyn Stephenson of the Magpies celebrates kicking a goal during the round 12 AFL match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Melbourne Demmons at Melbourne Cricket Ground on June 10, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)