The 2020 AFL All-Australian team could be a starting point until 24 players are ready to earn their first blazer when the squad is announced on Thursday night.
After the names of the 40-man squad were announced on Tuesday, talks with the survivors began quickly.
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But on Thursday, the focus will be on the players who will make their first call-up to the All-Australian team.
On Thursday night, the jam-packed AAFL will be honored by the All-Australian team with several major awards in the form of jewelery at the Taj.
The night will also see the Rising Star, AFL Players Association MVP Award and the AFL Coaches Association Best Player award.
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The All-Australian team will be surrounded overnight as other awards are announced by force.
2020 All Australian team
B: Brad Shepard (West Coast), Harris Andrews (Brisbane), Luke Ryan (Fremantle)
H.B.: Nick Haynes (GWS), Darcy Moore (Collingwood), Darcy Byron-Jones (Port Adelaide)
The last six have already caused some chaos on social media. Some of the defenses stamped by the fans did not make it to the starting side.
Many believed Carlton’s Jacob Waiting was a shoe in the starting six, while Collingwood’s Bryden Maynard and Bulldogs Caleb Daniel were expected to make the cut.
Was: Jack McRae (Western Bulldogs), Travis Bock (Port Adelaide), Cam Guthrie (Geelong)
FOLL: Nick Netanui (West Coast), Christian Patraka (Melbourne), Lachi Blue (Brisbane)
A small confusion in the middle of the ground with two players who rarely play on the wing is named in wing conditions.
Geelong’s Cam Guthrie knocked out teammate and star wingman Sam Menegola. Melbourne’s Christian Patraka deserves a side spot, but many believe it would be in the front line. His naming in midfield has left many wondering what else St. Jack’s Steele needed to do in 2020.
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Not surprisingly, Brisbane Lions superstar Lachi Blue is the winner of the award, which he hopes to top in 2020.
First: Lachi Blue (93 votes)
2G: Christian Patraca (78)
The third: Travis Bok (77)
Fourth: Jack Steele (72)
5th: Taylor Adams (60)
Nab Rising Star
First: Caleb Seren (Fremantle)
2G: Noah Anderson (Gold Coast)
Third: Max King (St. Kilda)
Fourth: Isaac Rankine (Gold Coast)
5th: Will Day (Hawthorne)
First: Tom Hawkins (42)
2G: Charlie Dixon (32)
Third: Jack Gunston (31)
Fourth: Josh Kennedy (31)
5th: Matt Taberner (29)
Who makes up the All 40s 40-Man Squad?
Adelaide – None
Brisbane – Harris Andrews, High McCluggage, Lachi Blue
Carlton – Jacob Waiting
Collingwood – Taylor Adams, Braden Maynard, Darcy Moore, Scott Pendleberry
Asden – Jordan Ridley
Fremantle – Nate Fife, Luke Ryan, Matt Taberner
Geelong – Mark Blikas, Patrick Dangerfield, Cam Guthrie, Tom Hawkins, Sam Menegola
Gold Coast – None
GWS – Nick Haynes
Hawthorne – Jack Gunston
Melbourne – Max Gone, Clayton Oliver, Christian Patraka
North Melbourne – None
Port Adelaide – Travis Book, Jack Butters, Darcy Byron-Jones, Charlie Dixon, Tom Jones
Richmond – Dillon Grimes, Dustin Martin, Nick Vlastuin,
St. Kilda – Dan Butler, Jack Steele
Sydney – Tom Papley
West Coast – Andrew G. Gaff, Nick Netanui, Liam Ryan, Brad Shepard
Western Bulldogs – Marcus Buntempelli, Caleb Daniel, Jack Macrae