Victoria well represented at 2021 NAB AFL Draft Combine

Will Bravo of the Dandenong Stingrays, Josh Sinn of the Sandringham Dragons, Nick Daicos of the Oakleigh Chargers and Zavier Maher of the Murray Bushrangers pose at Ikon Park

There will be plenty of Victorian talent on show at the 2021 NAB AFL Draft Combines, as the game’s best young players strut their stuff across a multitude of disciplines in an effort to impress AFL clubs.

While the current situation relating to the COVID-19 pandemic sees variations in restrictions across the country, the annual NAB AFL Draft Combines will be state-based combines in 2021.

A total of 120 players will participate in the 2021 NAB AFL Draft Combines, with the remaining 30 players invited by the end of September.

Victoria will be well represented at the combine, with 41 players from both the Metro (22) and Country (19) regions making up the initial 90 players nominated.

The Victorian representatives hail from a variety of locations across the state, and their inclusion in the combine shows the importance of community football as a foundation for football development.


The 2021 NAB AFL Draft Combines will assess each player’s physical strengths through several tests including 20-metre sprint, agility tests and vertical jump.

The state based NAB AFL Draft Combines are below.

  • VIC Combine: 9th and/or 10th October in Melbourne
  • SA Combine: 16th October in Adelaide
  • WA Combine: 17th October in Perth
  • TAS, NSW, QLD, NT Combines: Either 9th October in Melbourne or State based testing (depending on COVID restrictions

The NAB Draft Combine is part of the NAB AFL Rising Stars Program, which supports grassroots players and football communities and helps young Australians fulfil their dream of playing in the AFL.

For the full list of representatives, click here.

Vic Metro representatives:

Vic Country representatives: