After a stressful year of lockdowns, face masks and quarantine blisters — the time has come to sit back, relax, draft Paddy Dow and watch his stonks soar to the moon faster than Dogecoin.

That’s right, draft season is back! And with it — our annual AFL Fantasy mock draft! Once again, we’ve gathered some of the brighest minds in the AFL Fantasy community to rock out with our mocks out for your pre-season pleasure.

Thanks to all the drafters involved and good luck everyone this draft szn!

If you want to practise your draft skills this preseason, head over to The Draft Doctors Mock Draft Simulator & be sure to get your hands on the 2021 Draft Kit!

We discuss the first few rounds of this mock, plus plenty more picks on our companion mock draft podcast:


The Draft Order

  1. Heff – Keeper League Podcast | @Heff_KL
  2. Cam – The Draft Doctors | @ThePotatoBake
  3. Selby – AFL Fantasy GOAT | @MoreirasMagic
  4. Steve – The Draft Doctors | @StevieFizz
  5. Stateo – The Draft Doctors | @Statesman33
  6. Jono – The Draft Doctors | @Davey_C28
  7. Archie – Over The Line Sports | @OTLSArchie
  8. MJ – The Coaches Panel | @mjwant
  9. Jeppa – Plus Six Podcast | @JeppaDT
  10. Warnie – The Traders | @WarnieDT
  11. Dos – Paddy Dow Enthusiast | @HKDos
  12. John – Lystics AFL Podcast | @LysticsAFL


The Rules

  • AFL Fantasy scoring
  • Captains = ON
  • 5-7-1-5 setup
  • 12 teams, 22 rounds
  • Snake draft (first pick round 1 = last pick round 2)

The Draft

Use the table below to see how the draft played out! Sort through each round of the mock, search for your favourite players to see where they got drafted and watch how each coach’s different draft strategies unfolded:

The 2021 AFL Fantasy Mock Draft

RoundPickOverallPlayerCoach
111Brodie Grundy (CW) - RHeff
122Max Gawn (ME) - RCam
133Jake Lloyd (SY) - BSelby
144Lachie Whitfield (GWS) - BSteve
155Zach Merrett (ES) - CStatesman
166Lachie Neale (BL) - CJono
177Clayton Oliver (ME) - CArchie
188Reilly O'Brien (AD) - RMJ
199Steele Sidebottom (CW) - C,FJeppa
11010Taylor Adams (CW) - CWarnie
11111Rory Laird (AD) - B,CDos
11212Jack Macrae (WB) - CJohn
2113Tom Mitchell (HW) - CJohn
2214Josh Dunkley (WB) - C,FDos
2315Patrick Dangerfield (GE) - C,FWarnie
2416Rowan Marshall (SK) - R,FJeppa
2517Josh Kelly (GWS) - CMJ
2618Dustin Martin (RI) - C,FArchie
2719Matt Crouch (AD) - CJono
2820Jack Steele (SK) - CStatesman
2921Dayne Zorko (BL) - C,FSteve
21022Jack Crisp (CW) - BSelby
21123Tom Stewart (GE) - BCam
21224Toby Greene (GWS) - FHeff
3125Jordan Ridley (ES) - BHeff
3226Andrew Gaff (WC) - CCam
3327Sam Docherty (CA) - BSelby
3428Adam Treloar (WB) - CSteve
3529Isaac Heeney (SY) - FStatesman
3630Callum Mills (SY) - BJono
3731Mitch Duncan (GE) - CArchie
3832Stephen Coniglio (GWS) - CMJ
3933Zac Williams (CA) - BJeppa
31034Lachie Hunter (WB) - CWarnie
31135Tom Rockliff (PA) - CDos
31236Luke McDonald (NM) - BJohn
4137Caleb Daniel (WB) - BJohn
4238Tim Taranto (GWS) - CDos
4339Tom Phillips (HW) - C,FWarnie
4440Jeremy Howe (CW) - BJeppa
4541Sam Walsh (CA) - CMJ
4642Jayden Short (RI) - BArchie
4743Christian Petracca (ME) - CJono
4844Connor Rozee (PA) - FStatesman
4945Jarryd Lyons (BL) - CSteve
41046Brayden Maynard (CW) - BSelby
41147Luke Ryan (FR) - BCam
41248Luke Parker (SY) - CHeff
5149Marcus Bontempelli (WB) - CHeff
5250Scott Pendlebury (CW) - CCam
5351Tim English (WB) - RSelby
5452Travis Boak (PA) - CSteve
5553Dan Houston (PA) - BStatesman
5654Shai Bolton (RI) - C,FJono
5755Michael Walters (FR) - C,FArchie
5856Matt Rowell (GC) - CMJ
5957Cameron Guthrie (GE) - CJeppa
51058Bachar Houli (RI) - BWarnie
51159Patrick Cripps (CA) - CDos
51260Jarrod Witts (GC) - RJohn
6161Brad Crouch (SK) - CJohn
6262Nat Fyfe (FR) - CDos
6363Kyle Langford (ES) - C,FWarnie
6464Dylan Shiel (ES) - CJeppa
6565Christian Salem (ME) - BMJ
6666Todd Goldstein (NM) - RArchie
6767Nick Haynes (GWS) - BJono
6868James Worpel (HW) - CStatesman
6969Jack Martin (CA) - FSteve
61070Jed Anderson (NM) - CSelby
61171Chad Wingard (HW) - FCam
61272Alex Witherden (WC) - BHeff
7173Isaac Smith (GE) - C,FHeff
7274Sam Menegola (GE) - CCam
7375Andrew McGrath (ES) - CSelby
7476Hugh McCluggage (BL) - CSteve
7577Zak Butters (PA) - FStatesman
7678Josh P. Kennedy (SY) - CJono
7779Brodie Smith (AD) - B,CArchie
7880Jordan De Goey (CW) - FMJ
7981Jye Caldwell (ES) - C,FJeppa
71082Liam Duggan (WC) - BWarnie
71183Jordan Dawson (SY) - BDos
71284Jeremy Cameron (GE) - FJohn
8185Tim Kelly (WC) - CJohn
8286Jack Lukosius (GC) - BDos
8387Ollie Wines (PA) - CWarnie
8488Touk Miller (GC) - CJeppa
8589Andrew Brayshaw (FR) - CMJ
8690Daniel Rich (BL) - BArchie
8791Brad Sheppard (WC) - BJono
8892Hunter Clark (SK) - BStatesman
8993Kane Lambert (RI) - FSteve
81094Jy Simpkin (NM) - CSelby
81195Trent Dumont (NM) - CCam
81296Shaun Higgins (GE) - CHeff
9197Jaidyn Stephenson (NM) - FHeff
9298Bailey Williams (WB) - BCam
9399Zac Bailey (BL) - C,FSelby
94100Jack Scrimshaw (HW) - BSteve
95101Jack Viney (ME) - CStatesman
96102Dion Prestia (RI) - CJono
97103Jack Billings (SK) - CArchie
98104Tom Lynch (AD) - FMJ
99105James Harmes (ME) - BJeppa
910106Jaeger O'Meara (HW) - CWarnie
911107Jarrod Berry (BL) - CDos
912108Rory Sloane (AD) - CJohn
101109Jack Ziebell (NM) - FJohn
102110Izak Rankine (GC) - FDos
103111Ben Ainsworth (GC) - FWarnie
104112Jacob Hopper (GWS) - CJeppa
105113Josh Daicos (CW) - CMJ
106114Brandon Ellis (GC) - CArchie
107115Luke Shuey (WC) - CJono
108116Jack Bowes (GC) - BStatesman
109117Adam Cerra (FR) - CSteve
1010118Caleb Serong (FR) - CSelby
1011119Sam Powell-Pepper (PA) - C,FCam
1012120Nick Coffield (SK) - BHeff
111121Tom Hawkins (GE) - FHeff
112122Cam Rayner (BL) - FCam
113123Will Day (HW) - BSelby
114124Wayne Milera (AD) - BSteve
115125Elliot Yeo (WC) - CStatesman
116126Jake Riccardi (GWS) - FJono
117127Gryan Miers (GE) - FArchie
118128Bailey Smith (WB) - CMJ
119129Toby Nankervis (RI) - RJeppa
1110130Darcy Byrne-Jones (PA) - BWarnie
1111131Dyson Heppell (ES) - CDos
1112132Ed Langdon (ME) - CJohn
121133Lance Franklin (SY) - FJohn
122134Josh Battle (SK) - C,FDos
123135Aaron Hall (NM) - FWarnie
124136Hayden Young (FR) - BJeppa
125137Dom Sheed (WC) - CMJ
126138Hugh Greenwood (GC) - CArchie
127139Scott Lycett (PA) - RJono
128140Rory Lobb (FR) - R,FStatesman
129141Jack Higgins (SK) - FSteve
1210142Jamie Elliott (CW) - C,FSelby
1211143Brandan Parfitt (GE) - CCam
1212144Adam Saad (CA) - BHeff
131145Harry Perryman (GWS) - CHeff
132146Jackson Hately (AD) - CCam
133147Ben Cunnington (NM) - CSelby
134148Braydon Preuss (GWS) - RSteve
135149Jason Johannisen (WB) - BStatesman
136150Peter Ladhams (PA) - R,FJono
137151Shannon Hurn (WC) - BArchie
138152Nic Newman (CA) - BMJ
139153Angus Brayshaw (ME) - CJeppa
1310154Nic Naitanui (WC) - RWarnie
1311155Damon Greaves (HW) - BDos
1312156Robbie Gray (PA) - FJohn
141157Callan Ward (GWS) - CJohn
142158Nick Blakey (SY) - C,FDos
143159Ed Curnow (CA) - CWarnie
144160Lachie Fogarty (CA) - FJeppa
145161Hamish Hartlett (PA) - BMJ
146162Devon Smith (ES) - CArchie
147163Nick Vlastuin (RI) - BJono
148164Noah Anderson (GC) - CStatesman
149165Will Setterfield (CA) - CSteve
1410166Darcy Parish (ES) - CSelby
1411167Isaac Quaynor (CW) - BCam
1412168John Noble (CW) - BHeff
151169Jack Gunston (HW) - FHeff
152170Liam Baker (RI) - BCam
153171Joe Daniher (BL) - FSelby
154172Michael Hurley (ES) - BSteve
155173Oscar McInerney (BL) - RStatesman
156174Marc Murphy (CA) - CJono
157175Michael Gibbons (CA) - FArchie
158176Ben McEvoy (HW) - B,RMJ
159177Blake Acres (FR) - CJeppa
1510178Tom Doedee (AD) - BWarnie
1511179Sam Draper (ES) - RDos
1512180Sam Petrevski-Seton (CA) - BJohn
161181Lachie Ash (GWS) - BJohn
162182Bayley Fritsch (ME) - FDos
163183Isaac Cumming (GWS) - BWarnie
164184Jordan Clark (GE) - B,CJeppa
165185Liam Ryan (WC) - FMJ
166186Hayden Crozier (WB) - BArchie
167187Oscar Allen (WC) - FJono
168188Dan Butler (SK) - FStatesman
169189Sebastian Ross (SK) - CSteve
1610190Tom Green (GWS) - CSelby
1611191Zak Jones (SK) - CCam
1612192Dylan Stephens (SY) - CHeff
171193Luke Davies-Uniacke (NM) - CHeff
172194Harry Schoenberg (AD) - FCam
173195Jesse Hogan (GWS) - FSelby
174196Ryan Burton (PA) - BSteve
175197Xavier Duursma (PA) - CStatesman
176198Tom Liberatore (WB) - CJono
177199Zac Fisher (CA) - FArchie
178200Steven May (ME) - BMJ
179201Tom Papley (SY) - FJeppa
1710202Dan Hannebery (SK) - CWarnie
1711203Lachlan Sholl (AD) - B,CDos
1712204Jade Gresham (SK) - CJohn
181205Braeden Campbell (SY) - C,FJohn
182206Bradley Hill (SK) - CDos
183207Jared Polec (NM) - CWarnie
184208Liam Shiels (HW) - CJeppa
185209Trent Rivers (ME) - BMJ
186210Sam Simpson (GE) - FArchie
187211Charlie Dixon (PA) - FJono
188212Harry Cunningham (SY) - BStatesman
189213Matt Taberner (FR) - FSteve
1810214Matthew Kennedy (CA) - C,FSelby
1811215Paddy Dow (CA) - C,FCam
1812216James Cousins (HW) - CHeff
191217Brayden Sier (CW) - CHeff
192218James Rowbottom (SY) - CCam
193219Oliver Florent (SY) - CSelby
194220Brayden Fiorini (GC) - CSteve
195221Jack Graham (RI) - CStatesman
196222Ben Keays (AD) - CJono
197223Lachie Weller (GC) - CArchie
198224David Swallow (GC) - CMJ
199225Oleg Markov (GC) - BJeppa
1910226Rhys Stanley (GE) - RWarnie
1911227Tom McDonald (ME) - FDos
1912228Mark Blicavs (GE) - B,CJohn
201229Paddy Ryder (SK) - RJohn
202230Sean Darcy (FR) - RDos
203231Jack Redden (WC) - CWarnie
204232Tim Membrey (SK) - FJeppa
205233Will Hoskin-Elliott (CW) - FMJ
206234Joel Selwood (GE) - CArchie
207235David Mundy (FR) - CJono
208236Bailey Scott (NM) - C,FStatesman
209237Jackson Nelson (WC) - BSteve
2010238Jack Newnes (CA) - C,FSelby
2011239Lachie Young (NM) - B,CCam
2012240Cameron Zurhaar (NM) - FHeff
211241Wil Powell (GC) - BHeff
212242Callum L. Brown (CW) - FCam
213243Will Phillips (NM) - CSelby
214244Tom J. Lynch (RI) - FSteve
215245Harry Morrison (HW) - B,CStatesman
216246Robbie Tarrant (NM) - BJono
217247Adam Tomlinson (ME) - B,CArchie
218248Tarryn Thomas (NM) - FMJ
219249Karl Amon (PA) - CJeppa
2110250Darcy MacPherson (GC) - FWarnie
2111251Charlie Constable (GE) - CDos
2112252David Zaharakis (ES) - FJohn
221253Dylan Moore (HW) - FJohn
222254Connor Blakely (FR) - CDos
223255Orazio Fantasia (PA) - B,FWarnie
224256Bailey J. Williams (WC) - R,FJeppa
225257Brett Bewley (FR) - C,FMJ
226258Jonathon Ceglar (HW) - RArchie
227259Luke Dunstan (SK) - CJono
228260Nick Hind (ES) - FStatesman
229261Will Brodie (GC) - C,FSteve
2210262Esava Ratugolea (GE) - R,FSelby
2211263Nakia Cockatoo (BL) - C,FCam
2212264Patrick Lipinski (WB) - CHeff

Final Teams

Check out the final teams from The Definitive 2021 Mock Draft! How do you think our coaches went? Let us know by voting who you think “WON” the draft below and leave a comment with your favourite and loosest picks!

 HeffCamSelbySteveStatesmanJonoArchieMJJeppaWarnieDosJohn
D1RidleyStewartLloydWhitfieldHoustonMillsShortSalemZ WilliamsHouliLairdMcDonald
D2WitherdenRyanCrispScrimshawClarkHaynesB SmithNewmanHoweDugganDawsonDaniel
D3CoffieldB WilliamsDocMileraBowesSheppardRichHartlettHarmesDBJLukosiusSPS
D4SaadQuaynorMaynardHurleyJJVlaustinHurnMayHayden YoungDoedeeGreavesAsh
D5NobleBakerDayBurtonH CunninghamTarrantCrozierRiversJ ClarkCummingShollBlicavs
C1ParkerGaffAndersonTreloarMerrettNealeOliverJ KellyGuthrieAdamsRockyMacrae
C2BontPendlesMcGrathLyonsSteeleM CrouchDuncanCogsShielHunterTarantoMitchell
C3HigginsMenegolaSimpkinBoakWorpelPetraccaWaltersWalshMillerWinesCrippsB Crouch
C4PerrymanDumontSerongMcLuggageVineyJosh KennedyBillingsRowellHopperJOMFyfeT Kelly
C5D StephensParfittCunningtonCerraYeoPrestiaEllisAndy BrayshawGus BrayshawCurnowBerrySloane
C6LDUHatelyParishSetterfieldN AndersonShueyGreenwoodDaicosAcresHannersHeppellLangdon
C7CousinsZ JonesT GreenRossDuursmaM MurphyLunchmeatBailey SmithShielPolecB HillWard
R1GrundyGawnEnglishPreussBig OLycettGoldsteinROBMarshallNic NatDraperWitts
F1GreeneWingardZ BaileyZorkoHenneyBoltonDustyDe GoeySideyDangerDunksJ Cameron
F2I SmithSPPElliotJ MartinRozeeRiccardiMiersGP TomCaldwellPhillipsRankineZiebell
F3StephensonRaynerDaniherLambertButtersLadhamsGibbonsL RyanL FogLangfordBattleFranklin
F4HawkinsSchoenbergHoganJ HigginsLobbAllenZ FisherWHEPapleyAinsworthBlakeyR Gray
F5GunstonP DowM KennedyTabernerButlerDixonSimpsonTarryn ThomasMembreyHallFritschB Campbell
BenchSierRowbottomFlorentFioriniJ GrahamLiberatoreWellerSheedNankStanleyT MacGresham
BenchPowellL YoungNewnesNelsonB ScottKeaysSelwoodBig BoyMarkovReddenS DarcyRyder
BenchZurhaarC BrownWill PhillipsHandsome TomMorrisonMundyTomlinsonSwallowAmonMacPhersonConstableZaharakis
BenchLipinskiCockatooRatugoleaWill BrodieHindDunstanCelgarBewleyBJ WilliamsFantasiaC BlakeyD Moore

Let us know who you think “WON” the 2021 Definitive Mock Draft!

Check out all the fine work by our talented fantasy friends and fellow mockers!

The Draft Doctors (feat. Steve, Jono, Cam & Statesman)

Draft Kit | Mock Draft Simulator | The Draft Doctors Podcast

The Coaches Panel (feat. MJ)

The Coaches Panel Podcast | Coaches Panel Website

The Keeper League (feat. Hollywood Heff)

The Keeper League Podcast | Keeper League Pod Website

Lystics AFL (feat. John)

Lystics AFL Podcast | Website

Moreiras Magic (feat. Selby)

Season Guide (includes podcast) | Moreiras Magic Website

OTLS (feat. Archie)

OTLS Podcast | OTLS Website

Plus Six Podcast (feat. Jeppa)

Plus Six Podcast | AFL Ratings Website

The Traders (feat. Warnie)

AFL Fantasy Podcast with the Traders | DT Talk Website

Dossy’s Portfolio (feat. Dos)

Gotta shoot your shot – click here to hire Dos