The AFLPA has released a 45-man preliminary squad for the 22under22 team.
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The AFL Players Association have released a squad of 45 candidates all in contention to make the organisation’s ’22Under22′ team – a selection of the 22 best players under 22 years old.
The squad was selected by a nine-member panel led by president Luke Ball, and fans have the opportunity to decide the final 22 by voting on Facebook and Twitter.
Every club has a nominee in the 45-man squad, with Gold Coast leading the way with eight.
Richmond, Melbourne, West Coast, Carlton, Fremantle, Geelong and Sydney have just one each.
DEFENDERS: Brodie Smith (ADE), Daniel Talia (ADE), Jack Hombsch (PA), Shaun Atley (NM), Ryan Lester (BL), Tom Langdon (COL), Steven May (GC), Trent McKenzie (GC), Kade Kolodjashnij (GC), Luke McDonald (NM), Jack Newnes (STK), Jarman Impey (PA)
MIDFIELDERS: Adam Treloar (GWS), Dyson Heppell (ESS), Dion Prestia (GC), Jaeger O’Meara (GC), David Swallow (GC), Jackson Macrae (WB), Brandon Ellis (RIC), Ollie Wines (PA), Luke Parker (SYD), Tom Liberatore (WB), Dom Tyson (MEL), Luke Dahlhaus (WB), Lachie Neale (FRE), Brad Hill (HAW), Jared Polec (PA), Cam Guthrie (GEE), James Aish (BL), Harry Cunningham (SYD)
RUCKMAN: Billy Longer (STK), Jarrod Witts (COL)
FORWARDS: Chad Wingard (PA), Jack Gunston (HAW), Harley Bennell (GC), Jamie Elliott (COL), Jake Carlisle (ESS), Jack Darling (WC), Devon Smith (GWS), Tom Lynch (GC), Jack Billings (STK), Marcus Bontempelli (WB), Jeremy Cameron (GWS), Lewis Taylor (BL), Troy Menzel (CAR)