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Sam
Draper

Ruckman

Height
203 cm
DOB
28-09-1998
Weight
105 kg
Debut
-
Games
2018
0
Career
0
Goals
2018
0
Career
0
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
0
Avg
0
SamDraper

Player Bio

At a glance

Junior club: Reynella (SA)
Recruited from: South Adelaide (SANFL)
Draft history: Pick No.1, 2017 rookie draft
Debut: -
Brownlow votes: -

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The Don Drapers

Towering young ruckman who has come on in leaps and bounds since arriving at the club with little experience at the end of 2016.

Draper was a dominant force on the ball for the VFL side in 2018, finishing equal-fifth in the best and fairest after recording more than 40 hit-outs on seven occasions including three games of 60 or more hit-outs.

The young tall continues to add new strings to his bow and showed good signs in the forward line with eight goals for the season.

The powerful 20-year-old will put plenty of pressure on the selection committee in 2019 if his upward trajectory continues.