You rarely will ‘win the draft’ in the opening handful of rounds. Rather, the mid to late draft day selections can take your team from good to great. So two months removed from your draft day, here’s a look at some of the late draft day selections that have been winning selections for their owners.
In total 8 players have gained an additional position, five players have gained back status, two gaining centre, and one has picked up forward status. Let’s look at who they are and the relevance to your draft sides and leagues.
The Crows hosted a reinvigorated Suns outfit fresh off their trouncing of the Cats last week. Gold Coast picked up right where they left off two weeks ago and were the dominant team. Adelaide looked like a side still getting use to the huge changes over the Summer and almost pinched this one albeit with some help from the Suns poor goal conversion. The visitors held on for a 7 point win in what was at times a feisty and entertaining dress rehearsal for Round 1.