Kobe's goal: Gol Gol teen’s dream of playing AFL could be hours away

Potential draftee Kobe Mutch relaxes at home in Gol Gol with family dog Taylor before tonight’s AFL draft. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Potential draftee Kobe Mutch relaxes at home in Gol Gol with family dog Taylor before tonight’s AFL draft. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

TONIGHT is the night when Gol Gol teenager Kobe Mutch’s dream will almost certainly become reality.

Since his early childhood in Broken Hill, Mutch has been waiting for this – his chance to join an AFL list – and now with the national draft in Sydney this evening he is set to embark on the next chapter of his life: that of a professional footballer.

“When you are five years old you have that dream, and throughout juniors you always have that dream,” the 18-year-old said.

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