AFL Talent Ambassador Kevin Sheehan’s top 40 draft prospects were released by the AFL this week. The 2023 AFL Draft is scheduled for November 20 and 21, while the rookie draft is set to take place a day later. The full list of 129 players who participated in the 2023 AFL Draft Combine and the 2023 AFL State Draft Combine, as profiled by Sheehan, can be found on the AFL Draft Hub. The AFL Draft will be broadcast on Fox Footy and Kayo.
Kynan Brown, a left-footed inside midfielder from Victoria Metro, has been identified as a potential father-son selection for the AFL Draft. Nate Caddy, a pack marking forward from Victoria Metro, has shown versatility in both offensive and defensive roles. Caiden Cleary, an in-and-under player from NSW-ACT, has impressed with his ability to extract the ball from stoppages. Lance Collard, a small forward from Western Australia, has exhibited elite speed and agility on the field. Jordan Croft, a tall forward from Victoria Metro, possesses impressive height and mobility, making him a formidable presence. Daniel Curtin, a left-footed defender from Western Australia, has demonstrated his agility, speed, and precise kicking skills. Harry DeMattia, a midfielder/forward from Victoria Country, brings a combination of speed and endurance to his game. Zane Duursma, a mercurial forward or midfielder from Victoria Country, is known for his exceptional reading of the game and strong aerial abilities. Charlie Edwards, a medium defender and midfielder from Victoria Country, has emerged as a potential Draft bolter.