Jack­son for Academy

Fremantle Gazette - - SPORT -

AN EAST Fre­man­tle foot­baller will get the chance to im­press AFL tal­ent scouts af­ter he was se­lected to the 2017-18 AFL Academy Squad.

East Fre­man­tle Foot­ball Club’s Luke Jack­son, who also plays for Bull­creek Leem­ing Ju­nior Foot­ball Club, was one of just three WA play­ers se­lected for the Level One academy.

All 22 na­tional play­ers se­lected re­ceive an AFL Academy schol­ar­ship un­der academy head coach Luke Power and will par­tic­i­pate in ac­cel­er­ated foot­ball and per­sonal de­vel­op­ment camps over the next 12 months.

South Fre­man­tle’s Haiden Schloithe might get an­other crack at be­ing on an AFL list af­ter he was named in the State Draft Com­bine, while So­nia Dorizzi from South Fre­man­tle’s women’s team was se­lected for the 2017 AFL Women’s Draft Com­bine.

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