Pick 71: Cam Sutcliffe
South Australian Cam Sutcliffe is Freo’s final pick in the Draft after the club passed on pick 72.
Pick 71 – Cam Sutcliffe – 17yrs, 187cm – Cam has been playing for Woodville-West Torrens in the SANFL. He played 9 League and 12 reserves games this year. He is very balanced running midfielder with exceptional work rate. He reads the game very well and is very good at stoppages with his hands. His spread from stoppages is exceptional. He is a terrific character and the hardest trainer at the Eagles. Cam averaged 19.6 disposals a game at SANFL Reserves level. Cam tested exceptionally across the board at the state combine: 81 Running VJ. 3.02 20m time. 8.11 Agility. 24.63 repeat sprint and a 15.3 beep.
Pick 71 Fact – The Western Bulldogs picked up their current star full-back Brian Lake at pick 71 in the 2001 National Draft.
Other notable pick 71s
Justin Westhoff (Port Adelaide 2006)