2013 represents the best performed All-Australian team Australian Football League (AFL) players in the 2013 season. It was announced on Monday, 16 September 2013, as a complete Australian rules football team of 22 players, with Geelong's Joel Selwood named captain and Gold Coast's Gary Ablett named the vice-captain. The team is honorary and does not actually play any games. [1 ]
Selection panel [ edit ]
The selection panel for the team consisted of
Andrew Demetriou (chairman), Mark Evans, Kevin Bartlett, Luke Darcy, Danny Frawley, Glen Jakovich, Mark Ricciuto and Cameron Ling. [2 ]
The chosen team was announced on 16 September 2013.
Note: the position of coach in the All-Australian team is traditionally awarded to the coach of the premiership team.
Initial squad [ edit ]
At the conclusion of the 2013 AFL home and away season, a provisional squad of 40 players was chosen. The most controversial omissions were
Tom Liberatore, who lead the league for clearances, Steve Johnson and Pearce Hanley, as well as no selections from finalists Richmond or Carlton. 25 players in the squad have not previously been selected in an All-Australian team. [2 ] [4 ]
Adelaide: Patrick Dangerfield, Richard Douglas.
Brisbane Lions: Nil.
Collingwood: Travis Cloke, Scott Pendlebury, Dane Swan.
Essendon: Jobe Watson.
Fremantle: Nathan Fyfe, Michael Johnson, Chris Mayne, David Mundy, Michael Walters.
Geelong: Corey Enright, Andrew Mackie, Steven Motlop, Joel Selwood, Harry Taylor.
Gold Coast: Gary Ablett
Greater Western Sydney: Jeremy Cameron.
Hawthorn: Lance Franklin, Josh Gibson, Luke Hodge, Sam Mitchell, Jarryd Roughead.
North Melbourne: Todd Goldstein, Lindsay Thomas, Scott Thompson, Daniel Wells.
Port Adelaide: Travis Boak, Chad Wingard
St Kilda: Nick Riewoldt, Jack Steven.
Sydney: Dan Hannebery, Kieren Jack, Josh Kennedy, Jarrad McVeigh, Nick Malceski.
West Coast: Josh Kennedy, Eric Mackenzie.
Western Bulldogs: Ryan Griffen, Will Minson.
References [ edit ]