AFL Draft day is still more than a month away, but five youngsters are already celebrating, their football dreams realised early.
Super-talented Newcastle teenager Isaac Heeney says there's no doubt he would be playing Rugby League or Rugby Union if it wasn’t for the Swans Academy.
Sydney University player Jack Hiscox smashed the AFL Draft Combine 3km run record at Etihad Stadium on Friday, the final day of testing for the Draft hopefuls.
After a year spent recovering from a knee injury, Jack Steele has impressed recruiters and earned himself an academy nomination from the GWS GIANTS.
Promising NSW/ACT RAMS midfielder Isaac Heeney has been nominated by the Sydney Swans as part of the academy bidding process in this year's trade period.