NAB 2010 AFL National Draft – Round 3

Pick Team Player

Height

Weight

Position Comment
45 Collingwood Alex Fasolo

179.8

79.9

Forward Small forward with great pace and ability, averaging almost twenty disposals for WA in the 2010 NAB AFL Under-18 Championships with 67 per cent efficiency. Good decision-maker, and quick on the clearances.
46 Collingwood Daniel Farmer

188

84.3

Forward Came from the Sandringham Dragons, where he kicked 17 goals in 10 games. Runs fast and hard, with an amazing mark. Has the capability to play all over the ground.
47 Richmond Bradley Helbig

185.1

78.5

Midfielder Average-sized midfielder who finds his own ball and uses it well. Won the Corey Siemers Memorial Award (Riverland Player of the Year) in 2010 while playing for West Adelaide.
48 Essendon Alex Browne

187.3

83.65

Defender Ball magnet with a great kick. Was a Vic Metro under-18 representative in 2010 where he played three matches and averaged 15 disposals at 71 per cent efficiency.
49 Gold Coast Suns Jacob Gillbee

184.5

75.55

Forward Lightning quick, with a laser-precise kick and a hand-pass to match. Provides heavy pressure as a defensive forward, averaging four tackles a game and kicking seven goals for Tasmania in the 2010 NAB AFL U18 Championships.
50 Melbourne Troy Davis

192.2

90.3

Defender Tall defender who is blindingly fast for someone of his size. Has strength and can take a hanger when required as well.
51 Richmond Dean MacDonald

184.4

87.15

Forward Powerfully built medium forward. Was Gippsland Power’s leading goalkicker in the TAC Cup with 42.
52 Port Adelaide Cameron O’Shea

191.7

84.1

Defender Surprisingly quick tall defender with precise skills by hand and and strong work ethic. Played two games for Vic Metro in the Under-18 championships this year, averaging 16 disposals.
53 Melbourne Tom McDonald

193.6

87.7

Forward Highly rated tall forward/ruckman who hails from Edenhope in Western Victoria. Travelled long distances to train and play with North Ballarat in the TAC Cup, so there’s no doubting his commitment.
54 Geelong Cats Jordan Schroder

181.9

84.65

Midfielder A tough midfielder who finished third in the Calder Cannons’ best and fairest after an impressive season in the TAC Cup. One of the most underrated playes in the 2010 NAB AFL Draft according to Cannons coach Martin Allison.
55 Hawthorn Angus Litherland

190.1

86.05

Defender Big defender with immense marking ability and deft disposal by hand and foot. Strong endurance gives him a lot of run out of defence, and he is skilled at spoiling. Averaged 10 disposals a match at the 2010 NAB AFL U18 Championships.
56 Fremantle Josh Mellington

187.5

75.95

Forward Strong and a good mark, Mellington kicked 38.16 in 15 matches for the Murray Bushrangers this year. Also has an impressive defensive game, tackling strongly inside attacking 50.
57 Sydney Swans Alex Johnson

193.7

80.25

Defender Quick tall who can play both forward and back, as well as pitch in the ruck if required. Represented Vic Metro at the 2010 NAB AFL U18 Championships.
58 Geelong Cats James Podsiadly

193

102

Forward The revelation of the Cats’ 2010 season. Having made his AFL debut at the age of 28, Podsiadly finished the home-and-away season with 45 goals and cult hero status.
59 St Kilda Tom Ledger

178.3

73.2

Midfielder Lightning fast midfielder who can dodge through packs and emerge with the ball. Great skills by hand round out the package. Accumulated 58 disposals and kicked two goals in his four games for WA during the 2010 NAB AFL U18 Championships.
60 Collingwood Kirk Ugle

171.5

69.3

Forward Small forward with pace to burn. Was one of the quickest players tested at the WA NAB AFL Draft Combine. Has been playing in the WAFL with Swan Districts.

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