Every 2022 AFL National Draft Pick
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By tom carey Y claire syracuse
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All the picks from the first night of the AFL national draft. Check back Tuesday for updates on the second night of the draft.
1. Aaron Cadman, GWS
What Cadman said: ”Never in a million years did I think I would be in this position. It’s really special.” He said that in his talks with the Giants they had not told him what position he would play. “I just can’t wait to get to work and meet all the guys.”
Cadman received his jersey from Toby Greene and described the controversial Giant as “honestly the best guy I’ve ever met”.
2. Will Ashcroft, Brisbane Lions
(matches North Melbourne offer)
What Ashcroft said: “Just relieved, it’s a surreal moment,” Ashcroft said. “I really want to get into it. There is a lot of work to be done, everything is reset now. It’s time to get everyone’s respect. [at the Brisbane Lions].”
3. Harry Sheezel, North Melbourne
What Sheezel said: “I am very grateful. The club is in very good hands. They have really good staff and an exciting young roster.”
4. George Wardlaw, North Melbourne
What Wardlaw said: “I feel good,” said the Oakleigh Chargers product. Of his constant hamstring injuries this season, he said “I was scared at some points.” Wardlaw said he was thankful for his family and his teammates who supported him throughout the year.
5. Elijah Tsatas, Essendon
6. Bailey Humphrey, Gold Coast