Clubs told to have Indigenous staff present at draft combine interviews


The AFL has asked clubs to have an Indigenous specialist present when they interview First Nations youngsters at the upcoming draft combine.

In a memo to the 18 clubs, the AFL “highly recommended” that the clubs have their Indigenous player development manager with recruiting staff when interviewing First Nations players at the draft combine, which begins on Friday and continues on Saturday and Sunday.

The AFL has sent a memo to clubs ahead of the draft combine.

The AFL has sent a memo to clubs ahead of the draft combine.Credit:Darrian Traynor

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