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AFL draft: how did your club fare?

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Emma Quayle 6:37 PM   The AFL national draft has come and gone for another year. Of course it will be hard to properly assess the hits and misses of the 18 AFL clubs for some years yet. But our resident expert Emma Quayle has given a snapshot of your club's fortunes at this year's selection table.

New Blue red-faced after tweet comes back to haunt

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4:05 PM   Carlton draftee Blaine Boekhorst has probably earned his first players' fine before he even sets foot inside the AFL club.

McCartin wasn't told he would become a Saint

Andrew Stafford 1:42 PM   Paddy McCartin claimed to be as surprised as anyone else. ''It’s pretty surreal mate. An hour ago I was sort of just sitting out there hoping something would happen; then all of a sudden a click of a finger; it’s done,'' he said after being taken at No. 1 by St Kilda in the AFL national draft.

AFL Draft 2014: Club-by-club selections

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Who your club picked at the 2014 AFL national draft

2014 AFL draft: live coverage

The No.1 draft pick

Daniel Cherny   Live news and views from the 2014 national draft, being held on the Gold Coast.

AFL open to softening trade ban on Sydney

Lance Frankli in the 2014 grand final.

Daniel Cherny   The AFL is open to rethinking the trade ban it placed on Sydney in time for the 2014 player exchange period. The ban prevented the Swans from acquiring players from other AFL clubs during in 2014 or 2015 - either in the trade period, or as a restricted or unrestricted free agent.

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Tall forward the missing puzzle piece for Saints

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Emma Quayle   This time last year Tom Boyd was wearing orange and charcoal, having his photograph taken on the beach and being celebrated as the No.1 draft pick. Now he is at the Whitten Oval, training with his second team.

Saints take McCartin number one

The No.1 draft pick

Michael Gleeson   The key forward prevailed over the midfielder, St Kilda opting to take the heir apparent to Nick Riewoldt over the dynamic midfielder Christian Petracca with the first pick in the national draft.

AFL draft 2014: the final selection order

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The final selection order for the 2014 AFL national draft.

Emma Quayle's first-round draft predictions

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Emma Quayle   How the first round of Thursday night's AFL national draft could pan out.

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McCartin tipped to be Saints' No.1 pick

Patrick McCartin has strong claims to being the best in the pool.

Emma Quayle   St Kilda is expected to add a strong marking forward to its already underway rebuild, with Paddy McCartin set to join the club as the No. 1 pick in Thursday's AFL draft.

The Saints' agonising choice

Christian Petracca and Paddy McCartin

Michael Gleeson   St Kilda's moment of truth. Toss a coin? The decision for which there is no right answer or no wrong answer, depending on how you look at it.

Losing sleep, Touk Miller counts down the days to the AFL draft

 Touk Miller followed his passion for AFL after a flirtation with wicketkeeping.

Emma Quayle   Draft prospect Touk Miller likes to keep busy, on and off the field.

2014 AFL draft: chat live with Emma Quayle

Tom Boyd, Joshua Kelly, Jack Billings and Marcus Bontempelli on draft day in 2013.

Emma Quayle   The game's foremost draft authority Emma Quayle answers all your draft-related questions live from noon. Get in early to make sure you're heard!

Diabetes helps get McCartin organised

McCartin in action during the under 18 championships.

Emma Quayle   Paddy McCartin is ameticulous young man on the field and off..

Late invitations increases draft intrigue

Attending the draft: Sam Durdin.

Emma Quayle   South Australia's Sam Durdin has received a late invitation to this week's draft on the Gold Coast, raising the potential for him to be chosen with a top-10 selection.

When Clem met the Christies

Speedster: Clem Smith.

Emma Quayle   Clem Smith made a life-defining decision when he was just 12 years old. He is hoping to be drafted to an AFL club on Thursday night.

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History lessons hold Lamb in good stead

Emma Quayle   Draft prospect Tom Lamb could be the third member of his family to make an AFL list.

Club-by-club guide to the 2014 AFL draft: part one

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Emma Quayle   Everything you need to know for the AFL Draft with your club-by-club guide to your team's draft needs, hopes and dreams.

Top draft slot still up for grabs, but Giants hold the keys to first-round order

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Emma Quayle   Top draft slot still up for grabs, but Giants hold the keys to first round order 

Club-by-club guide to the 2014 AFL draft: part two

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Emma Quayle   Emma Quayle looks at your club's needs in next week's national draft. Part two.

Young high flyer overcomes rejection

Toby McLean, rejected by Dandenong, has grabbed his second chance at Oakleigh.

Matt Murnane   Interviewing Toby McLean, it's was no surprise to learn half way through the conversation that Melbourne high flyer Jeremy Howe is one of his favourite players.

Saad moves back to steam forward

Adam Saad is hopeful of being drafted.

Daniel Cherny   Adam Saad was shattered after being overlooked in the 2012 national draft, but he picked himself up and he's back.

Draft prospect Sam Durdin learns his lessons in multitasking

Sam Durdin has faced a steep learning curve since moving from the family farm to an Adelaide high school aged 15.

Emma Quayle   Sam Durdin is one of the most versatile prospects in this year's AFL draft. But learning to be that way has taken a bit of effort.

Interactive: Emma Quayle's top 30 draft prospects

Peter Wright was once tipped to be the No.1 pick.

Emma Quayle   Not a mock draft: the draft order won't be decided until November 27, but here our draft expert ranks her top 30 prospects in order.

Family and football, the widening world of Francis Watson

Making his mark:  Francis Watson, apprentice diesel mechanic and draft hopeful.

Emma Quayle   Francis Watson was nervous. He had just finished playing his last game for Western Australia, and the team had won for the first time all year. He was relieved, and tired, and happy to have played his part.

Keilor's fab 5 set for the big league

The Keilor five: Corey Ellis, Nick O’Kearney, Damien Cavka, Paul Ahern and Jayden Laverde. All seem set for AFL clubs, although O’Kearney will have to wait until next year.

Emma Quayle   It is not often that four boys from the same junior club have their names called in the same draft.

Cockatoo's sensational seven-day season

Possible draft pick Nakia Cockatoo trains with the Territory’s Southern District Crocs.

Emma Quayle   A short burst of brilliance has put a Darwin teen on clubs’ radars.

Lachie Weller's brotherly lessons

Lachlan Weller is prepared to push himself.

Emma Quayle   Draft prospect Lachie Weller knows what he's in for when he gets to an AFL club. Through his older brother, St Kilda player Maverick, he's seen most of it before.

How draft hopeful found other ways to be noticed

Jake Lever often finds his rehabilitation a solo slog.

Emma Quayle   In the countdown to the AFL National Draft, key defender Jake Lever finds ways to show the recruiters what he can do after a serious knee injury ends his final season of junior football before it has even started.