The next crop of QBE Sydney Swans Academy talent was put to the test on Sunday, in the first session of the 2014 Academy Benchmark Program.
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.
Five NSW/ACT players have been nominated by the Sydney Swans and the GWS GIANTS for the academy bidding meeting to be held next Monday.
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.
The 2014 NAB AFL Draft Combine will commence at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne this week, from Tuesday September 30 to Friday October 3.
The Allies – comprising the best players out of this year's division two teams – were too strong for the Academy side, claiming a 39-point win at the MCG.
Results from the Under 13 and Under 14 Joss State Trials currently underway in Albury.