2007 AFL draft

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The 2007 AFL draft consisted of four opportunities for player acquisitions during the 2007/08 Australian Football League off-season. These were trade week, the national draft, the pre-season draft and the rookie draft.

Trades[edit]

Player Original club New club Traded for
Martin Mattner Adelaide Sydney draft pick #28
John Meesen Adelaide Melbourne draft pick #38
Chris Judd and draft pick #46 West Coast Carlton Josh J. Kennedy, draft picks #3 and #20
Josh J. Kennedy, draft picks #3 and #20 Carlton West Coast Chris Judd and draft pick #46
Cameron Wood Brisbane Lions Collingwood draft pick #14
Travis Johnstone Melbourne Brisbane Lions draft pick #14
Brad Moran Kangaroos Adelaide draft pick #34
Brad Symes Port Adelaide Adelaide draft pick #28
Jordan McMahon Western Bulldogs Richmond draft pick #19
Henry Playfair Geelong Sydney draft pick #44
Adam Schneider Sydney St Kilda draft pick #26
Sean Dempster Sydney St Kilda draft pick #26
Mitch Morton West Coast Richmond draft pick #35
Steven King Geelong St Kilda draft pick #90
Charlie Gardiner Geelong St Kilda draft pick #90
Ben Hudson and draft pick #43 Adelaide Western Bulldogs draft picks #30 & #38
Tim Callan and draft pick #66 Geelong Western Bulldogs draft pick #62
Ben Davies Collingwood Kangaroos draft pick #96
Sam Power Western Bulldogs Kangaroos draft pick #48
Richard Hadley Brisbane Lions Carlton draft pick #52

Additionally, the Western Bulldogs traded draft pick 22 to the West Coast Eagles for draft picks 30 and 35, with no player involved in the trade. This was the first year that clubs were allowed to trade picks without the trade involving a player.

2007 national draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Recruited from League Club
Priority 1 Matthew Kreuzer Northern Knights TAC Cup Carlton
1 2 Trent Cotchin Northern Knights TAC Cup Richmond
1 3 Chris Masten East Fremantle WAFL West Coast
1 4 Cale Morton Claremont WAFL Melbourne
1 5 Jarrad Grant Dandenong Stingrays TAC Cup Western Bulldogs
1 6 David Myers Perth WAFL Essendon
1 7 Rhys Palmer East Fremantle WAFL Fremantle
1 8 Lachlan Henderson Geelong Falcons TAC Cup Brisbane Lions
1 9 Ben McEvoy Murray Bushrangers TAC Cup St Kilda
1 10 Patrick Dangerfield Geelong Falcons TAC Cup Adelaide
1 11 Patrick Veszpremi Northern Knights TAC Cup Sydney
1 12 Cyril Rioli St Marys NTFL Hawthorn
1 13 Brad Ebert Port Adelaide Magpies SANFL West Coast
1 14 Jack Grimes Northern Knights TAC Cup Melbourne
1 15 Robbie Tarrant Bendigo Pioneers TAC Cup Kangaroos
1 16 Matthew Lobbe Eastern Ranges TAC Cup Port Adelaide
1 17 Harry Taylor East Fremantle WAFL Geelong
Priority 18 Alex Rance Swan Districts WAFL Richmond
2 19 Callan Ward Western Jets TAC Cup Western Bulldogs
2 20 Tony Notte Swan Districts WAFL West Coast
2 21 Addam Maric Calder Cannons TAC Cup Melbourne
2 22 Scott Selwood Bendigo Pioneers TAC Cup West Coast
2 23 Tayte Pears East Perth WAFL Essendon
2 24 Clayton Hinkley North Ballarat Rebels TAC Cup Fremantle
2 25 Tom Collier Tassie Mariners TAC Cup Brisbane Lions
2 26 Brett Meredith Northern Knights TAC Cup Sydney
2 27 Andy Otten Oakleigh Chargers TAC Cup Adelaide
2 28 Marlon Motlop Wanderers NTFL Port Adelaide
2 29 Brendan Whitecross Zillmere QAFL Hawthorn
2 30 Jarrhan Jacky Subiaco WAFL Adelaide
2 31 John McCarthy Dandenong Stingrays TAC Cup Collingwood
2 32 Levi Greenwood Port Adelaide Magpies SANFL Kangaroos
2 33 Matthew Westhoff Central District SANFL Port Adelaide
2 34 Dawson Simpson Murray Bushrangers TAC Cup Geelong
3 35 Sam Reid Zillmere QAFL Western Bulldogs
3 36 Steven Browne West Perth WAFL Carlton
3 37 Scott Thompson Geelong VFL Kangaroos
3 38 Myke Cook Sandringham Dragons TAC Cup Adelaide
3 F/S 39 Darcy Daniher Calder Cannons TAC Cup Essendon
3 40 Chris Mayne Perth WAFL Fremantle
3 41 James Polkinghorne Calder Cannons TAC Cup Brisbane Lions
3 42 Jack Steven Geelong Falcons TAC Cup St Kilda
3 43 Easton Wood Camperdown/Geelong Grammar School HFNL Western Bulldogs
3 44 Scott Simpson Dandenong Stingrays TAC Cup Geelong
3 45 Stuart Dew Port Adelaide AFL Hawthorn
3 46 Dennis Armfield Swan Districts WAFL Carlton
3 47 Toby Thoolen Bendigo Pioneers TAC Cup Collingwood
3 48 Jarrad Boumann Dandenong Stingrays TAC Cup Western Bulldogs
3 49 Mitchell Farmer Calder Cannons TAC Cup Port Adelaide
3 50 Dan McKenna Gippsland Power TAC Cup Geelong
4 51 Dean Putt Calder Cannons TAC Cup Richmond
4 52 Bradd Dalziell East Fremantle WAFL Brisbane Lions
4 53 Kyle Cheney North Ballarat Rebels TAC Cup Melbourne
4 54 Cale Hooker East Fremantle WAFL Essendon
4 55 Mark Johnson Essendon AFL Fremantle
4 56 Matt Austin North Ballarat Rebels TAC Cup Brisbane Lions
4 57 Fraser Gehrig St Kilda(ret.) AFL St Kilda
4 58 Tony Armstrong NSW/ACT Rams/Calder Cannons TAC Cup Adelaide
4 59 Craig Bird NSW/ACT Rams/Nelson Bay TAC Cup Sydney
4 F/S 60 Adam Donohue Geelong Falcons TAC Cup Geelong
4 F/S 61 Jaxson Barham Geelong Falcons TAC Cup Collingwood
4 62 Josh Smith West Perth WAFL Kangaroos
4 63 Guy O'Keefe Geelong Falcons TAC Cup Western Bulldogs
5 64 Pass Richmond
5 65 Pass Carlton
5 66 Tom McNamara South Adelaide SANFL Melbourne
5 67 Pass Western Bulldogs
5 68 Pass Essendon
5 69 Kepler Bradley Essendon AFL Fremantle
5 70 Eljay Connors Bendigo Pioneers TAC Cup St Kilda
5 71 Aaron Kite Calder Cannons TAC Cup Adelaide
5 72 Blake Grima Kangaroos AFL Kangaroos
6 73 Pass Melbourne
6 74 Pass Fremantle
6 (NSW SP) 75 Taylor Walker NSW/ACT Rams/North Broken Hill TAC Cup Adelaide

2008 pre-season draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Recruited from League Club
1 1 David Gourdis Subiaco WAFL Richmond
1 2 Darren Pfeiffer Adelaide AFL Carlton
1 3 Stefan Martin Sandringham VFL Melbourne
1 4 Scott Welsh Adelaide AFL Western Bulldogs
1 5 John Williams Morningside QAFL Essendon
1 6 Joshua Head South Fremantle WAFL Fremantle
1 7 Patrick McGinnity Claremont WAFL West Coast
1 8 Tom Bellchambers Launceston NTFL (Tas) Essendon

2008 rookie draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Recruited from Club
1 1 Clayton Collard Fremantle Richmond
1 2 Aaron Joseph Tassie Mariners Carlton
1 3 Trent Zomer Eastern Ranges Melbourne
1 4 James Mulligan Southport Western Bulldogs
1 5 Rhys Magin Zillmere Essendon
1 6 Brent Connelly Gippsland Power Fremantle
1 7 Phil Smith Calder Cannons Brisbane Lions
1 8 Glenn Chivers Oakleigh Chargers St Kilda
1 9 James Moss Central District Adelaide
1 10 Matthew O'Dwyer Sydney Sydney
1 11 Hugh Sandilands Oakleigh Chargers Hawthorn
1 12 Lewis Stevenson Claremont West Coast
1 13 Luke Casey-Leigh Sandringham Dragons Collingwood
1 14 Nathan Grima Central District Kangaroos
1 15 Nick Salter Woodville-West Torrens Port Adelaide
1 16 Brodie Moles Tasmania Geelong
2 17 Jarrod Silvester Coburg Tigers Richmond
2 18 Lachlan Hill Oakleigh Chargers Carlton
2 19 Austin Wonaeamirri St Marys Football Club Melbourne
2 20 Henry White North Adelaide Western Bulldogs
2 21 Jarrod Atkinson Bendigo Bombers Essendon
2 22 Luke Pratt Swan Districts Fremantle
2 23 Pat Garner Brisbane Lions Brisbane Lions
2 24 Luke Miles Swan Districts St Kilda
2 25 Jared Petrenko Woodville-West Torrens Adelaide
2 26 Brendan Murphy County Carlow (Gaelic football) Sydney
2 27 Timothy Walsh Port Adelaide Magpies Hawthorn
2 28 Ashley Arrowsmith Calder Cannons West Coast
2 29 Kevin Dyas County Armagh (Gaelic football) Collingwood
2 30 Cruize Garlett Perth Kangaroos
2 31 Daniel Boyle Murray Bushrangers Port Adelaide
2 32 Jeremy Laidler Calder Cannons Geelong
3 33 Tristan Cartledge Essendon Richmond
3 34 David Ellard Swan Districts Carlton
3 35 Jake Spencer Redland Bombers Melbourne
3 36 John Shaw Sandringham Dragons Western Bulldogs
3 37 Calib Mourish Fremantle Fremantle
3 38 Pearce Hanley County Mayo (Gaelic football) Brisbane Lions
3 39 Andrew McQualter St Kilda St Kilda
3 40 Ed Curnow Geelong Falcons Adelaide
3 41 Jake Orreal Unregistered Sydney
3 42 Alex Grima Tassie Mariners Hawthorn
3 43 Will Sullivan Western Jets West Coast
3 44 Alan Obst Adelaide Kangaroos
3 45 Ryan Willits Port Adelaide Port Adelaide
3 46 Chris Kangars Geelong Falcons Geelong
4 47 Cameron Howat Richmond Richmond
4 48 Michael Shields County Cork (Gaelic football) Carlton
4 49 Shane Valenti Sandringham Zebras Melbourne
4 50 Ryley Dunn Fremantle Fremantle
4 51 Khan Haretuku UNSW Eastern Suburbs St Kilda
4 52 Brodie Martin Sturt Adelaide
4 53 Matthew Beckmans Turvey Park Sydney
4 54 Cameron Stokes Darwin Hawthorn
4 55 Callum Wilson South Fremantle West Coast
4 56 Michael Wundke North Adelaide Kangaroos
4 57 Shane Mumford Geelong (VFL) Geelong
5 58 Aaron Bruce Eastlake Sydney
5 59 Beau Wilkes West Coast West Coast
5 60 James Wilsen St George Kangaroos
6 61 Dean Terlich Murray Bushrangers Sydney
6 62 Ryan Davis North Shore Bombers West Coast

Draft firsts[edit]

This draft has been the first ever draft where elevated NSW scholarship players (Taylor Walker, Craig Bird, Ryan Davis, James Wilsen, Khan Haretuku) were drafted to their respective clubs by the draft under the rule, clubs must give up their last selection in either rookie or senior draft in order to draft that elevated scholarship player.

Selections by league[edit]

National and Pre-season draft selection totals by leagues:

League Players
selected
State
TAC Cup 40 VIC
WAFL 18 WA
SANFL 4 SA
QAFL 3 QLD
VFL 2 VIC
NTFL 2 NT
HFNL 1 VIC

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