AFL Drafts and Trades

The Mongrel Punt Phantom Draft 2018

The Mongrel Punt Phantom Draft 2018

The clock is ticking down to the 2018 AFL Draft, reported to be one of the best of all time.

Tom Basso lists the top 25 prospects and where they’re expected to end up.

With the benefit of Hindsight - Redrafting the Suns.

With the benefit of Hindsight - Redrafting the Suns.

Hindsight is a wonderful thing. If Stuart Dew could go back and change things at the Gold Coast eight years ago, what strings would he pull?

The Mongrel takes a look at the options he’d have, and what the Suns could now look like.

Subtraction By Addition? Tom Lynch moves to Richmond

Subtraction By Addition? Tom Lynch moves to Richmond

With Tom Lynch set to wear the yellow and black in 2019, there will be several who aren’t.

Is the addition of Lynch enough to counter the departure of several role players?

War Chest or Pandora's Box? North Melbourne make their moves.

War Chest or Pandora's Box? North Melbourne make their moves.

The Kangaroos have opened the famous “warchest”.

As the money flows out, The Mongrel wonders whether they’re investing wisely, or whether this box more resembles Pandora’s Box?

Draft Busts and Other Tales

Draft Busts and Other Tales

As the 2017 draft looms closer, the Mongrel has a quick look at a few picks that weren't viewed so favourably. Tambling, Trengove, Thorp and Toumpas... they're all here. And so is Luke Hodge.

AFL Trade Wrap: The Good, the Bad, and the UGLY

AFL Trade Wrap: The Good, the Bad, and the UGLY

Hodge went to Brisbane, Ablett to Geelong, and Lever to Melbourne. However, a few surprises bobbed up along the way too.