The group included 13 players from WA’s Brownes Chill AFL State Talent Academy along with WAFC High Performance Manager Craig Starcevich.Among the highlights for WA players at the National Combine were:
Anton Hamp (pictured) - 71cm vertical jump put him in 97th percentile. He was also 85th percentile for 20m with 2.91 secs and 89th percentile for repeat speed 6 x 30m.
Rohan Bewick - ran a 14(7) in the 20m beep test putting him in the 88th percentile. Also ran 10:08 over 3km.
Alex Fasolo - ran a 10:28 over 3km to be in WA's top three behind Rohan Bewick and Jamie Cripps.
Jamie Cripps - ran an 8.17 second agility test putting him in 84th percentile. Also ran a 10.15 over 3km.
Angus Litherland - ran a 2.89 for 20m putting him in 88th percentile, and 79th percentile for repeat speed.
In the group of 17-year-olds being tested for Greater Western Sydney:
Shane Kersten - was in the 93rd percentile for 20 m speed with 2.88 and 88th percentile for repeat speed.
Gerald Ugle - ran 2.88 for 20m
Simon Tunbridge - in the 87th percentile for agility with 8.14 secs.The National Draft Combine commenced on Tuesday, September 28 and continued until Friday, October 1 with sessions including fitness assessments, medical tests, psychomotor tests, recovery sessions and AFL club interviews.
State screening commences on October 10, with another 33 WA players to be put through their paces.