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Ex-Crow Wright signs at Carlton

Matthew Wright has joined the Blues.

Daniel Cherny 2:54 PM   Carlton have added further recycled talent to their list, signing former Adelaide utility Matthew Wright as a delisted free agent.

Charlie Dixon finds Port in a storm

Charlie Dixon with Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley at Alberton Oval in Adelaide on Wednesday.

Caroline Wilson 1:08 PM   For Charlie Dixon, the cultural and geographical distance from the Gold Coast to Port Adelaide was just one part of the long journey he has travelled from those dark days earlier this year.

AFL draft 2015: Your club's approach

Blues brothers: NSW draft picks Matthew Kennedy (GWS), Callum Mills (Sydney Swans) and Jacob Hopper (GWS).

Emma Quayle 1:08 PM   Every AFL club's draft selections analysed.

The Josh Dunkley dilemma

Josh Dunkley was one of the most intriguing stories in Tuesday night's draft.

Emma Quayle 1:07 PM   Why Josh Dunkley was passed up by Sydney at Tuesday's AFL draft.

Pies punt on mystery man Sier

The selection of Brayden Sier (second from right) is one that has far more to do with potential than exposed form thus far.

Rohan Connolly 1:06 PM   There are not many big surprises in the national draft these days, but Collingwood managed to pull one off with the selection of Brayden Sier.

Latest Rioli to make his own way

Determined: Daniel Rioli is glad he made the move.

There's only one Daniel Rioli in the AFL and he's determined to make his own path.

Blues would have matched earlier bids for Jack

Now a Blue: Carlton recruit Jack Silvagni.

Michael Gleeson   Carlton had expected that a club could bid for father-son prospect Jack Silvagni in the second round and had been prepared to match any bid.

Bomber draftees to add energy and speed

Essendon coach John Worsfold shakes hands with Aaron Francis.

Emma Quayle   Essendon's new group of recruits will add to the feeling of energy and optimism around the club, list manager Adrian Dodoro said after overseeing one of the club's most important drafts in recent history.

Swans recruit sorry for Facebook faux pas

Tyrone Leonardis during the 2015 AFL draft combine at Etihad Stadium.

Daniel Cherny   Sydney draftee Tyrone Leonardis was said to apologetic after it emerged on social media that he had a strong distaste for recently retired Swans champion and former Australian of the Year Adam Goodes.

The AFL draft: pick by pick

The top ten draft picks line up at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Tuesday.

Selections from Tuesday’s AFL national draft at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

'Mad Bomber fan' living the dream

Aaron Francis with Essendon coach John Worsfold.

Ashley Porter   Aaron Francis was born into a family of "mad" Bomber supporters in East Murray, a tiny Riverland town of South Australia, and now he's living the dream.

Blues, Bombers, Demons begin future

The top three draft picks: Callum Mills, Jacob Weitering and Joshua Schache.

Emma Quayle   The 2015 draft could become a turning point for any of the 18 clubs. But it could become an especially important night for Carlton, Essendon and Melbourne.

Live: AFL Draft 2015

Carlton coach Brendon Bolton with the number one draft pick Jacob Weitering.

Ronny Lerner   Join us for live coverage of the 2015 AFL draft.

Blues pin hopes on Weitering

Carlton coach Brendon Bolton with the number one draft pick Jacob Weitering.

Michael Gleeson   Carlton have picked the bookends they hope will be the foundation of their side for a generation.

AFL Draft 2015: What it is like for the players

Former Geelong player Cameron Mooney was picked at number 56 in the draft.

Larissa Nicholson   Three AFL champions reflect on when they got their big chance.

Clubs rethink Curnow ahead of AFL draft

Charlie Curnow.

Carlton list manager Stephen Silvagni admits Charlie Curnow's arrest has forced them to reassess the teenager ahead of the AFL draft.

Tons of talent, but no guarantees with top draft picks

Matt Scharenberg: on the sidelines for another season due to a knee injury.

Michael Gleeson   AFL clubs assess, interview, check medical records, but they don't have a crystal ball.

Who will your club pick in the AFL draft?

It would be one of the biggest draft shocks ever if Weitering didn't become a Blue.

Emma Quayle   Age football writer Emma Quayle predicts who your club will select in the first round of Tuesday's AFL draft.

Splitting the grains of Rice

Bailey Rice (right) trained with the Saints this year.

Daniel Cherny   Just because your dad played footy doesn't mean childhood is simple.

AFL draft: Meet Josh Schache

Josh Schache in his home town of Seymour

Emma Quayle   Likely No.2 pick Josh Schache was only five the night his father died. Now the national draft could send him to Brisbane, where Laurence Schache played for the Bears.

Guide to the draft: part 2

On the Bulldogs' radar: Darcy Tucker.

Emma Quayle   Club-by-club guide to the AFL national draft: part 2. What your club has, what it needs and who it could be looking at.

AFL draft: Is Chris Judd the best No.3 pick ?

It is hard to go past Chris Judd.

Matt Murnane   To mark the 30th year of the national draft, Fairfax Media has compiled an all-time draft list by the numbers.

What are 'hidden' draft picks?

Eric Hipwood is one of the academy players who could activate a hidden pick.

Emma Quayle   The AFL has added another new concept to this year's draft - "hidden" picks.

Worth his weight: Meet Sam Weideman

Sam Weideman

Daniel Cherny   Sam Weideman was just a pup with a dream in the under 12s at Vermont, but his dad wanted to make a point.

AFL warns clubs against draft collusion

Brisbane Lions academy footballer and AFL draft prospect Eric Hipwood.

Emma Quayle   The AFL has contacted clubs picking at the top end of the draft order to remind them that any side agreements not to bid on northern academy players would be a breach of the rules.

Who will shape the AFL draft order?

Clayton Oliver of Murray Bushrangers poses for a photograph during the 2015 NAB AFL Draft Combine Headshot session at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne on October 09, 2015. (Photo: Adam Trafford/AFL Media)  2015 AFL Draft:

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Emma Quayle   Clayton Oliver missed most of the pre-season through injury, didn't make the Vic Country team and then bulldozed his way through the second half of the Murray Bushrangers' season, winning the Morrish Medal. Now, he looks set to feature very high up in next week's national draft.

Dunkley nominates as Swans father-son

More time: Josh Dunkley, son of former Swan Andrew.

Emma Quayle   Josh Dunkley has chosen the Swans over the open draft.

Club-by-club guide to the draft

The top 10 draft picks from the 2014 AFL draft.

Emma Quayle   Part one of our guide to what clubs need in the AFL draft.

AFL draft 2015: Gach Nyuon's big leap

High hopes: South Sudan-born Gach Nyuon with his family.

Emma Quayle   From a Kenyan refugee camp, to lunchtime kick-to-kick, to a shot at an AFL career, Gach Nyuon has come an awfully long way.

Best top-20 AFL draft picks of all time

Alex Rance.

Matt Murnane   We've counted down from No.80 in our all-time draft list, but now it's over to you to vote on the best top-20 picks of all time.

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