Maverick Weller (Tasmania) – Draft Profile

Height: 182cm

Weight: 81kg

Position: Midfield

Potential: 8-9/10

Style-like: Joel Selwood


> HQ all-round football smarts – anticipation, positioning at stoppages, vision and decision making skills with the ball all very good-excellent

> Very good-excellent ball winning skills both in and out of traffic

> Great energy around the ball with a high work-rate in both directions

> Good evasion and ability to get hands free in the tackle

> Good recovery

> Dual sided and a tidy user by foot capable of decent depth


No major concerns


> Decent burst of pace off the mark, but only OK top speed

> Played in the 2008 U18 Championships as a 16 year old!

> 2008 Tas U16 captain and Div 2 B&F winner

> AIS-AFL squad member

> Missed 2009 with a LT injury – hip/groin related?

> Excellent character reports


A very classy genuine midfield prospect with an outstanding resume. He would’ve probably been a mid first round pick if available this year (maybe even higher if uninjured).

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