Fremantle has selected Victorian midfielder Thomas Sheridan with pick 16.

Pick 16 – Tom Sheridan – 18yrs, 185cm –
 has had a very consistent year coming 2nd in the Calder Cannons best and fairest despite missing games for his Vic Metro championship commitments. Tom plays as a running midfielder/wingman. His main strength is his endurance in games and backed up by a 9min 58sec 3km time trial and a 15.7 beep at draft camp. He is a very smart footballer with extremely clean and quick hands with great vision. He glides across the ground at high speed. Skills by foot are sound. Tom averaged 24.4 touches a game, 4.7 tackles, 3.8 clearances and 4 marks at TAC level.

Pick 16 fact – Port Adelaide has had the past 3 pick 16s in the National Draft.

Other notable players selected at pick 16 in previous AFL National Drafts

Scott Thompson (Melbourne 2000)
Brett Burton (Adelaide 1998)
Adem Yze (Melbourne 1994)
Fraser Gehrig (West Coast 1993)

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