The 2022 AFLW draft top-10 picks

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Midfielder Hannah Ewings (c) was taken at pick No.3 in the AFLW draft by Port Adelaide.
Camera IconMidfielder Hannah Ewings (c) was taken at pick No.3 in the AFLW draft by Port Adelaide. Credit: AAP


1. SYDNEY SWANS - MONTANA HAM (midfielder, Western Jets)

* A midfielder standing 180cm who can also swing forward due to her strong marking, Victorian local Ham nominated for the NSW draft

2. HAWTHORN: JASMINE FLEMING (midfielder, Oakleigh Chargers)

* A damaging midfielder with leadership, pace and class, Fleming is also a talented cricketer and is the daughter of former Australian cricketer Damien Fleming

3. PORT ADELAIDE: HANNAH EWINGS (midfielder, North Adelaide)

* A powerful inside midfielder who can also swing forward

4. ESSENDON: AMBER CLARKE (forward/midfielder, Dandenong Stingrays)

* A dangerous player with a remarkable goal sense and flair who can also have an impact in the midfield

5. SYDNEY: SOFIA HURLEY (midfielder, Sandringham Dragons)

* A hard-working midfielder with good skills and speed and another Victorian who nominated for the NSW draft

6. HAWTHORN: MACKENZIE EARDLEY (key defender, Dandenong Stingrays)

* Athletic, tall defender who is a strong interceptor and can swing forward

7. PORT ADELAIDE: SARAH GOODWIN (half-back/winger, Glenelg)

* Creative player who can provide plenty of run and creativity either on a wing or a half-back flank

8. ESSENDON: PAIGE SCOTT (forward, Greater Western Victoria Rebels)

* A powerful, quick and strong-marking forward who can also pinch-hit through the midfield

9. HAWTHORN: CHARLOTTE BASKARAN (midfielder, Western Jets)

* A smart and tough midfielder who also has a good burst of speed out of stoppages

10. HAWTHORN: BRIDIE HIPWELL (forward/midfielder, Sandringham Dragons)

* An athletic, versatile player who can be used anywhere on the ground, boasting particularly strong aerial skills.

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