1988 VFL draft
In 1988 there were 112 picks to be drafted between 14 teams in the national draft. The Hawthorn Football Club received the first pick in the national draft, after receiving it from St Kilda in the first ever trade involving draft picks, in return for Paul Harding, Peter Russo and Robert Handley.
|Pick||Player||Drafted to||Recruited from||League|
|1||Stevan Jackson||West Coast||South Fremantle||WAFL|
|2||Don Pyke||West Coast||Claremont||WAFL|
|3||Peter Sumich||West Coast||South Fremantle||WAFL|
|4||Craig Turley||West Coast||West Perth||WAFL|
|5||Scott Watters||West Coast||South Fremantle||WAFL|
1988 national draft
1989 pre-season draft
- Browne, Ashley (19 November 2014). "No.1 pick's mystery destination in the 1988 draft".