TAC Cup Girls selections in AFLW Draft

First-round selections at the AFL Women's Draft, including Isabel Huntington (far left), Chloe Molloy (third from left), Monique Conti (fourth from left) and Eden Zanker (third from right)

Ten players who were part of clubs in the inaugural TAC Cup Girls competition earlier this year were among 15 Victorian footballers selected at Wednesday’s NAB AFL Women’s Draft.

AFLW Draft Watch – Bridie Kennedy

Bridie Kennedy

Bridie Kennedy’s athleticism in defence made her stand out for the Dandenong Stingrays in TAC Cup Girls in 2017.

AFLW Draft Watch – Olivia Flanagan

Olivia Flanagan

Eastern Ranges forward/midfielder Olivia Flanagan is on track to be known for much more than just kicking the Box Hill Hawks’ first-ever goal in the Swisse Wellness VFL Women’s competition.

AFLW Draft Watch – Isabel Huntington

Isabel Huntington (centre) representing Vic Metro at the 2016 AFL Youth Girls National Championships

Sandringham Dragons talent Isabel Huntington is so highly rated, she’s in the frame to be the no.1 pick at Wednesday’s NAB AFL Women’s Draft despite missing all of the 2017 season through injury.

AFLW Draft Watch – Eden Zanker

Eden Zanker

Bendigo Pioneers forward/ruck Eden Zanker’s return to football from time spent playing netball became very successful very quickly in 2017.

AFLW Draft Watch – Maddy Guerin

Maddy Guerin

Maddy Guerin flourished with extra responsibility at the Northern Knights during the inaugural TAC Cup Girls season earlier this year.


TAC Cup 2017 Round 12 - Dandenong v Northern Knights

The squad of 32 players for the 2017/18 NAB AFL Academy Level 2 program has been revealed, with sixteen TAC Cup players making the grade, write Mitch Wynd.

AFLW Draft Watch – Georgia Ricardo

Georgia Ricardo

Sandringham Dragons forward/midfielder Georgia Ricardo advanced her NAB AFL Women’s Draft prospects quicker than she was expecting in 2017.

AFLW Draft Watch – Iilish Ross

Iilish Ross (centre)

Murray Bushrangers rebounding defender Iilish Ross has risen rapidly through the football ranks after coming to the sport from motorbike racing last year.

AFLW Draft Watch – Darcy Guttridge

Darcy Guttridge

The Gippsland Power’s Darcy Guttridge has proven her leadership credentials during a decorated season.

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