Pick of next bunch

South Mildura’s Lochie O’Brien and Wentworth’s Jarrod Brander are two top prospects for next year’s AFL draft. 
Picture: Louise Donges

South Mildura’s Lochie O’Brien and Wentworth’s Jarrod Brander are two top prospects for next year’s AFL draft. Picture: Louise Donges

FRIDAY night’s AFL draft was that little bit more exciting for South Mildura product Lochie O’Brien and Wentworth’s Jarrod Brander.

The pair, both members of the AFL Academy, watched with anticipation, knowing this time next year they will be a strong chance to be picked up in the 2017 draft.

“It was pretty special, it motivates me a fair bit,” key position player Brander said. 

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