2008 AFL Drafts and Trading

Trade Period, National Draft, Pre-Season Draft, Rookie Draft

Retirements, Delistings, Rookie Delistings, Rookie Elevations

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National Draft

# Club Player Original Club Age Height Weight Games Goals Votes Honours
1 Melbourne Jack Watts East Sandringham/​Brighton Grammar/​Sandringham U18 17 196cm 88kg 153 143 13
2 West Coast Nic Naitanui Midvale/​Swan Districts 18 201cm 109kg 146 96 23 AA: 2012; AA40: 2015
3 Fremantle Stephen Hill Quinns Districts/​West Perth 18 182cm 82kg 190 108 36 AFLCA Young: 2010; AA40: 2015
4 Port Adelaide Hamish Hartlett Edwardstown/​Sacred Heart College/​West Adelaide 18 185cm 83kg 148 73 25
5 Essendon Michael Hurley Macleod/​Northern U18 18 195cm 97kg 140 108 22 AA: 2015, 2017
6 Carlton Chris Yarran Midvale/​Swan Districts 17 180cm 84kg 119 90 10
7 Brisbane Daniel Rich Sorrento Duncraig/​Subiaco 18 183cm 83kg 165 101 28 Rising Star: 2009; AFLPA 1st: 2009
8 Richmond Ty Vickery East Sandringham/​Hampton Rovers/​Haileybury College/​Sandringham U18 18 200cm 98kg 125 (119) 160 8
9 North Melbourne Jack Ziebell Mitta United/​Wodonga FC/​Caulfield Grammar/​Murray U18 17 188cm 90kg 166 103 33
10 Adelaide Phil Davis Marist College (ACT)/​St Peter's College (SA)/​North Adelaide 18 196cm 96kg 121 (18) 6 1
11 Collingwood Steele Sidebottom Congupna/​Murray U18 17 180cm 85kg 185 139 58 B&F: 2017; Prem: 2010
12 Sydney Lewis Johnston North Adelaide 17 193cm 91kg 10 (2) 16 2
13 St Kilda Tom Lynch Beaumaris/​Haileybury College/​Sandringham U18 18 191cm 88kg 106 (6) 156 17 AA40: 2016, 2017
FS 14 Western Bulldogs Ayce Cordy Geelong College/​Geelong U18 18 202cm 99kg 27 15 0
15 Geelong Mitch Brown Cheltenham/​Mentone Grammar/​Sandringham U18 18 195cm 93kg 40 (15) 29 0
16 Hawthorn Ryan Schoenmakers Tea Tree Gully/​St Paul's College (SA)/​Norwood 17 195cm 93kg 112 42 0 Prem: 2015
Priority 17 Melbourne Sam Blease Norwood (Vic)/​Yarra Valley Grammar/​Eastern U18 17 184cm 77kg 34 (33) 25 3
Priority 18 West Coast Luke Shuey Bulleen-Templestowe/​Marcellin College/​Oakleigh U18 18 183cm 88kg 157 122 64 B&F: 2016; AA40: 2016
19 Melbourne James Strauss Scotch College/​Oakleigh U18 18 185cm 84kg 24 1 0
20 West Coast Tom Swift Swanbourne JFC/​Christ Church Grammar/​Claremont 18 189cm 85kg 34 8 3
21 Fremantle Hayden Ballantyne Baldivis/​Peel 21 174cm 78kg 151 232 26 AA: 2014
22 Port Adelaide Jackson Trengove Strathmore/​PEGS/​Calder U18 18 197cm 96kg 153 30 3 B&F: 2011
23 Essendon David Zaharakis Eltham/​Marcellin College/​Northern U18 18 185cm 82kg 170 112 33 B&F: 2011
24 Fremantle Nick Suban Bacchus Marsh/​St Patrick's College/​North Ballarat U18 18 180cm 82kg 156 60 3
25 Brisbane Jack Redden Keith/​Sacred Heart College/​Glenelg 17 189cm 84kg 163 (129) 61 14
26 Richmond Jayden Post Western U18 18 195cm 93kg 30 6 0
27 North Melbourne Sam Wright Katamatite/​Notre Dame (Shepparton)/​Murray U18 18 188cm 85kg 116 56 6
28 Adelaide Shaun McKernan Tullamarine/​Calder U18 18 196cm 99kg 52 (34) 34 0
29 Collingwood Dayne Beams Carrara/​Southport 18 186cm 85kg 147 (110) 149 70 AA: 2012; B&F: 2012, 2015; AA40: 2014; Prem: 2010
30 Sydney Dan Hannebery Kew Rovers/​Xavier College/​Oakleigh U18 17 181cm 81kg 193 94 106 AA: 2013, 2015, 2016; Rising Star: 2010; AFLCA: 2015; Prem: 2012
31 Western Bulldogs Jordan Roughead Lake Wendouree/​Damascus College/​North Ballarat U18 18 200cm 100kg 126 28 0 Prem: 2016
32 Western Bulldogs Liam Jones North Hobart/​Tasmania U18/​Scotch College 17 197cm 97kg 95 (66) 84 7
33 Geelong Tom Gillies TEDAS JFC/​Narre Warren/​Dandenong U18 18 192cm 95kg 15 (13) 1 0
34 Hawthorn Liam Shiels The Basin/​Aquinas College (Vic)/​Eastern U18 17 183cm 84kg 163 56 18 Prem: 2013, 2014, 2015
35 Melbourne Jamie Bennell Carey Park/​Swan Districts 18 179cm 75kg 87 (57) 26 1
36 West Coast Ashley Smith Haileybury College/​Dandenong U18 18 186cm 86kg 45 10 0
37 Fremantle Zac Clarke Surrey Park/​Oakleigh U18 18 203cm 97kg 101 46 1
38 Port Adelaide Matthew Broadbent Henley/​St Michael's College (SA)/​Woodville-West Torrens 18 189cm 89kg 161 52 15
39 Geelong Steven Motlop Wanderers 17 183cm 76kg 135 175 19 AA40: 2013
40 Carlton Mitch Robinson Lauderdale/​Tasmania U18/​Tasmania (VFL) 19 185cm 86kg 149 (100) 80 24 B&F: 2015
41 Brisbane Todd Banfield Upper Swan/​Swan Districts 18 183cm 83kg 53 57 2
42 Port Adelaide Mitchell Banner Western U18 18 179cm 78kg 19 16 0
43 North Melbourne Liam Anthony East Fremantle 21 189cm 88kg 58 27 2
44 Adelaide Rory Sloane Upwey-Tecoma/​Eastern U18 18 183cm 85kg 165 106 88 AA: 2016; B&F: 2013, 2016; AA40: 2017
45 Collingwood Jarrad Blight Swan Districts 17 188cm 76kg 0 0 0
46 Collingwood Luke Rounds Geelong U18 17 181cm 75kg 6 1 0
47 St Kilda Rhys Stanley Berri/​West Adelaide 17 200cm 96kg 100 (58) 71 4
48 St Kilda Nick Heyne Orbost-Snowy Rovers/​Gippsland U18 18 187cm 85kg 3 0 0
49 Geelong Taylor Hunt Beaumaris/​Sandringham U18 18 183cm 80kg 105 (63) 21 4
50 Hawthorn Jordan Lisle Carey Grammar/​Oakleigh U18 18 195cm 95kg 23 (5) 16 0
51 Melbourne Neville Jetta Carey Park/​Swan Districts 18 180cm 81kg 116 24 0 AA40: 2017
52 West Coast Jordan Jones Ocean Grove/​Geelong U18 18 189cm 86kg 2 0 0
53 Fremantle Michael Walters Midvale/​Swan Districts 17 177cm 77kg 111 199 22 AA40: 2013
54 Port Adelaide Jarrad Redden Woodville-West Torrens 17 205cm 101kg 16 3 0
55 Essendon Michael Still Northern U18 17 194cm 83kg 0 0 0
56 Fremantle Ben Bucovaz Geelong U18 18 188cm 90kg 2 0 0
57 Brisbane Aaron Cornelius Tasmania U18/​Tasmania (VFL) 18 192cm 88kg 25 35 0
58 Richmond Tom Hislop Burnie/​Tasmania U18 20 185cm 85kg 20 10 0
59 North Melbourne Nathan O'Keefe Seville/​Eastern U18 18 193cm 90kg 2 1 0
60 Adelaide Tom Lee Swanbourne JFC/​Scotch College (WA)/​Claremont 17 194cm 91kg 17 (0) 18 0
61 Sydney Campbell Heath Lindenow/​Gippsland U18 17 188cm 82kg 14 (2) 3 0
62 St Kilda Alistair Smith Perth 18 184cm 83kg 3 0 0
63 Hawthorn Luke Lowden Wunghnu/​Dookie United/​Shepparton FC/​Caulfield Grammar/​Sandringham U18 17 204cm 102kg 1 3 0
64 Melbourne Rohan Bail Ferny Grove/​Mount Gravatt 20 183cm 82kg 71 28 0
65 Carlton Rhys O'Keeffe North Adelaide 18 188cm 87kg 3 0 0
66 Port Adelaide Glenn Dawson Woodville-West Torrens 18 186cm 74kg 0 0 0
67 Essendon Tyson Slattery West Adelaide 17 189cm 80kg 1 1 0
68 Fremantle Tim Ruffles Narrandera/​Ballarat Clarendon College/​North Ballarat U18/​NSW-ACT U18 18 180cm 75kg 5 2 0
69 Brisbane Bart McCulloch South Launceston 18 198cm 96kg 0 0 0
70 Richmond
71 North Melbourne Warren Benjamin Claremont 18 187cm 86kg 0 0 0
72 Adelaide Will Young St Patrick's College/​North Ballarat U18 18 194cm 88kg 2 1 0
73 Collingwood Leigh Brown Heyfield/​Gippsland U18 26 194cm 104kg 65 54 1 Prem: 2010
74 St Kilda Paul Cahill Sturt 18 192cm 87kg 0 0 0
75 Hawthorn Shane Savage Noble Park/​Dandenong U18 17 185cm 82kg 123 (56) 58 5
76 Melbourne
77 Fremantle Christopher Hall Woodville-West Torrens 18 181cm 66kg 0 0 0
78 Port Adelaide Jason Davenport Nilma Darnum/​Geelong (VFL) 23 185cm 82kg 28 29 6
79 Essendon
80 Carlton Caleb Tiller Murray U18 17 189cm 75kg 0 0 0
81 Brisbane Kieran King East Fremantle 17 180cm 81kg 0 0 0
82 Brisbane
83 St Kilda Colm Begley County Laois 22 188cm 83kg 1 0 0
84 Port Adelaide
85 Carlton

Pre-Season Draft

# Club Player Original Club Age Height Weight Games Goals Votes Honours
1 Melbourne Liam Jurrah Yuendumu/​Nightcliff 20 188cm 84kg 36 81 4
2 Port Adelaide Josh Carr East Fremantle 28 179cm 80kg 19 5 0
3 Essendon Hayden Skipworth Woodville-West Torrens 25 177cm 78kg 11 11 0
4 Carlton Chris Johnson Melville/​East Fremantle 22 188cm 87kg 15 2 0
5 Brisbane Tom Rockliff Benalla/​Murray U18 18 185cm 85kg 154 87 68 AA: 2014; B&F: 2011, 2014
6 Richmond Ben Cousins Bullcreek Leeming/​Wesley College (WA)/​East Fremantle 30 179cm 78kg 32 12 7

Rookie Draft

# Club Player Original Club Age Height Weight Games Goals Votes Honours
1 Melbourne Jordie McKenzie Geelong U18 18 186cm 82kg 79 10 6
2 West Coast Liam Bedford Claremont 20 180cm 73kg 0 0 0
3 Fremantle Casey Sibosado Xavier College/​Oakleigh U18/​NT Thunder 18 192cm 86kg 1 1 0
4 Port Adelaide Wade Thompson North Adelaide 20 176cm 76kg 2 0 0
5 Essendon Bryce Carroll Western U18 18 185cm 73kg 0 0 0
6 Carlton Jeff Garlett Burracoppin/​Trinity College (WA)/​Swan Districts 19 180cm 75kg 167 (107) 294 9 AA40: 2017
7 Brisbane Daniel Murray East Perth 18 199cm 98kg 0 0 0
8 Richmond Robin Nahas Oakleigh Dragons JFC/​Salesian College/​Oakleigh U18/​Port Melbourne 20 176cm 75kg 117 (83) 135 6
9 North Melbourne Marcus White Calder U18 18 185cm 80kg 2 0 0
10 Adelaide Ricky Henderson Trentham/​North Ballarat 20 188cm 91kg 108 (90) 56 9
11 Collingwood Tristan Francis Korumburra-Bena/​Gippsland U18 19 185cm 81kg 0 0 0
12 Sydney Kristin Thornton Peel 20 184cm 80kg 8 4 0
13 St Kilda Zac Dawson Doutta Stars/​PEGS/​Calder U18 22 197cm 93kg 152 (63) 7 0
14 Western Bulldogs Jamason Daniels Murray U18 18 182cm 78kg 0 0 0
15 Geelong Adam Varcoe Central District 17 179cm 68kg 0 0 0
16 Hawthorn Riley Milne Murray U18 18 193cm 80kg 3 0 0
17 Melbourne Rhys Healey Bendigo U18 18 186cm 81kg 0 0 0
18 West Coast Adam Cockie Subiaco 19 180cm 82kg 7 3 0
19 Fremantle Matt de Boer Swanbourne JFC/​Claremont 18 186cm 85kg 153 (138) 56 2
20 Port Adelaide Danny Meyer Sacred Heart College/​Glenelg 22 183cm 80kg 9 1 0
21 Essendon Thomas German Calder U18 18 178cm 77kg 0 0 0
22 Carlton Luke Stanton Northern U18 18 192cm 84kg 0 0 0
23 Brisbane
24 Richmond David Gourdis Subiaco 19 193cm 91kg 4 0 0
25 North Melbourne Luke Delaney Grovedale/​Geelong U18 19 194cm 99kg 63 (26) 1 0
26 Adelaide Chris Schmidt West Adelaide 19 190cm 89kg 18 2 0
27 Collingwood Jarryd Blair Wonthaggi/​Gippsland U18 18 174cm 81kg 155 121 7 Prem: 2010
28 Sydney Taylor Gilchrist Caulfield Grammar/​Sandringham U18 18 190cm 74kg 0 0 0
29 St Kilda Tom Simpkin Colac/​Geelong U18 18 191cm 92kg 31 2 0
30 Western Bulldogs Liam Picken Hamilton FC/​North Ballarat U18/​Williamstown 22 183cm 80kg 198 87 11 Prem: 2016
31 Geelong Bryn Weadon North Ballarat U18 19 185cm 91kg 0 0 0
32 Hawthorn Haydn Kiel Southport 20 180cm 84kg 0 0 0
33 Melbourne Danny Hughes Hampton Rovers/​De La Salle College/​Sandringham U18/​Sandringham 21 186cm 82kg 2 2 0
34 Fremantle Hamish Shepheard East Perth 18 194cm 85kg 0 0 0
35 Port Adelaide Daniel Stewart Norwood (Vic)/​Eastern U18/​Labrador/​North Adelaide 20 200cm 94kg 36 31 0
36 Essendon Christian Bock Woodville-West Torrens 18 205cm 82kg 0 0 0
37 Carlton Greg Bentley Dandenong U18 21 187cm 88kg 5 2 0
38 Brisbane
39 Richmond Andrew Browne Murray U18 18 203cm 105kg 12 2 0
40 North Melbourne Ben Speight Hope Valley/​Norwood 18 183cm 78kg 10 7 0
41 Adelaide
42 Collingwood Johnny Bennell Peel 18 174cm 71kg 0 0 0
43 Sydney Kyle Coney County Tyrone 18 184cm 81kg 0 0 0
44 St Kilda Brad Howard Redland 20 180cm 71kg 0 0 0
45 Western Bulldogs
46 Geelong Tom Allwright North Hobart 18 187cm 84kg 0 0 0
47 Hawthorn Luke Breust Temora/​NSW-ACT U18 17 184cm 84kg 161 304 16 AA: 2014; Prem: 2013, 2014, 2015
48 Fremantle Clancee Pearce Noranda/​Guildford Grammar/​Swan Districts 18 182cm 89kg 100 36 9
49 Port Adelaide Matthew Martin West Adelaide 18 191cm 99kg 0 0 0
50 Essendon Kade Klemke Culcairn/​NSW-ACT U18/​Murray U18 18 180cm 77kg 0 0 0
51 Carlton Darren Pfeiffer Norwood 21 183cm 83kg 16 (0) 2 1
52 Brisbane
53 Richmond Alroy Gilligan Claremont 18 177cm 72kg 0 0 0
54 North Melbourne Alan Obst Central District 21 192cm 97kg 2 0 0
55 Adelaide Brian Donnelly County Louth 20 191cm 87kg 0 0 0
56 Collingwood Tobias Thoolen Bendigo U18 18 196cm 95kg 0 0 0
57 Sydney Mike Pyke Canada 24 201cm 104kg 110 48 0 Prem: 2012
58 St Kilda Steven Gaertner Dandenong U18 18 199cm 87kg 0 0 0
59 Western Bulldogs
60 Geelong Ranga Ediriwickrama Westbrook/​Pennant Hills/​NSW-ACT U18 18 178cm 81kg 0 0 0
61 Hawthorn Carl Peterson Claremont 21 183cm 70kg 17 13 0
62 Fremantle Jay van Berlo West Perth 20 186cm 83kg 32 10 1
63 Port Adelaide Jesse Laurie Claremont 18 184cm 90kg 0 0 0
64 Essendon Michael Quinn County Longford 18 185cm 78kg 8 2 0
65 Carlton Lachie Hill Scotch College/​Oakleigh U18 19 190cm 83kg 0 0 0
66 Brisbane Adam Spackman St Peters College (Qld)/​Morningside 19 184cm 83kg 0 0 0
67 Richmond
68 North Melbourne Conor Meredith County Laois 19 186cm 85kg 0 0 0
69 Collingwood Lachlan Keeffe Marist College Ashgrove/​Old Trinity 18 204cm 102kg 40 7 0
70 Sydney
71 St Kilda Ross Tungatalum St Marys 18 178cm 68kg 0 0 0
72 Western Bulldogs Chris Ogle Scots College/​NSW-ACT U18 18 186cm 78kg 0 0 0
73 Hawthorn Garry Moss East Perth 20 181cm 74kg 13 12 0
74 Fremantle Greg Broughton Noranda/​Subiaco 22 189cm 82kg 110 (68) 19 6
75 Port Adelaide
76 Carlton Sam Jacobs Ardrossan/​Woodville-West Torrens 20 202cm 105kg 174 (17) 45 27 AA40: 2012, 2014, 2017
77 Brisbane Daniel Dzufer Suncoast Lions 20 187cm 78kg 0 0 0
78 Collingwood Scott Reed NSW-ACT U18 18 192cm 85kg 0 0 0
79 Sydney
80 St Kilda Samuel McGarry Sandringham U18 18 186cm 77kg 0 0 0
81 Hawthorn Matt Suckling East Wagga-Kooringal/​Wagga/​NSW-ACT U18 20 187cm 86kg 141 (102) 67 10 Prem: 2014, 2015
82 Brisbane Joel Tippett Southport/​West Adelaide 20 196cm 93kg 9 (0) 0 0
83 Sydney
84 St Kilda Blake McGrath Pennant Hills/​NSW-ACT U18 18 208cm 85kg 0 0 0
85 Hawthorn Will Sierakowski North Shore (NSW)/​NSW-ACT U18 18 187cm 82kg 7 (0) 1 0