O’Brien gets high praise

SOUTH Mildura product and top AFL draft prospect Lochie O’Brien has drawn comparisons with a silky former St Kilda and North Melbourne star following his recent perform­ances with the AFL Academy.

South Mildura’s Lochie O’Brien in action for the Bulldogs last season. 
Picture: Louise Donges

South Mildura’s Lochie O’Brien in action for the Bulldogs last season. Picture: Louise Donges

O’Brien was compared to 322 gamer and three-time All Australian Nick Dal Santo by AFL national and international talent manager Kevin Sheehan following a 19-disposal, one-goal performance for his academy team earlier this month at the MCG.

O’Brien and Wentworth’s Jarrod Brander were in action for Team Weitering against Team Daniher, with the AFL’s academy players split into two sides.

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