World News – UA – Team All-Australian: Patrick Dangerfield joins the greats, 12 new faces

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Who made the cut? Who hasn’t been lucky? Meet the AFL All-Australian 2020 team

GEELONG superstar Patrick Dangerfield, captain of the AFL All-Australian 2020, received the prestigious honor of leading a squad that includes 12 members for the first time

Dangerfield became only the sixth player in history to be named to eight All-Australian teams on Thursday night, marking the historic occasion with his selection as captain for the first time in his career

Port Adelaide veteran Travis Boak has been named vice-captain, with Power among four clubs – along with Geelong, West Coast and the Western Bulldogs – to have three tied players each selected for the squad

There are five debutants in the starting back row, with Darcy Moore, Brad Sheppard, Luke Ryan, Nick Haynes and Darcy Byrne-Jones receiving all of their inaugural blazers Another defender and first All-Australian Caleb Daniel has been named to the bench

Charlie Dixon and Liam Ryan are both included in the attacking line for the first time in their careers, while midfielders Christian Petracca, Cam Guthrie, Jack Steele and Taylor Adams also receive their first All- inclusions. Australian

Two ruckmen are named, with Nic Naitanui and Max Gawn selected to the squad, while the starting attack line includes midfield options including Dangerfield, Dustin Martin and Marcus Bontempelli

Notable absent from Tuesday’s 40-man squad include reigning medal winner Brownlow Nat Fyfe, Port Adelaide captain Tom Jonas, Richmond front row players Dylan Grimes and Nick Vlastuin and the small attacking duo Tom Papley and Dan Butler

But the evening belonged to Dangerfield, who joined an elite company including Gary Ablett snr, Gary Ablett jnr, Lance Franklin, Robert Harvey and Mark Ricciuto by being selected for eight separate teams in Australia.

Named vice-captain in 2018, Dangerfield now has a captain’s blazer to add to his collection, honored for a season where he finished in the League’s Top 10 in assists, contested possessions, score and meters gained with a half-front place

« It’s very humiliating I’m lost for words, to be honest, « Dangerfield said of the harbor master’s office

« It’s very, very special Not in my wildest dreams, when I was first drafted, could I have imagined something like this You dream of it, but to make it come true it’s really special

« That’s something I’m very proud of, especially when you look at the caliber of the players and the people who are involved in this year’s squad »

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Starting in 2019, fans will no longer be able to subscribe to AFL Live Pass through the AFL website.However, you can still subscribe through the Apple App Store or Google Play

Starting in 2019, fans will no longer be able to subscribe to AFL Live Pass through the AFL website.However, you can still subscribe through the Apple App Store or Google Play

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World news – UA – Team All-Australian: Patrick Dangerfield joins the big guys, 12 new faces



SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com/news/world-news-ua-team-all-australian-patrick-dangerfield-joins-the-greats-12-new-faces/?remotepost=323863

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