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Draft: Inside the AFLs Search for Talent Emma Quayle

Draft: Inside the AFLs Search for Talent

Emma Quayle

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ISBN : 9781741755183
Paperback
308 pages
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 About the Book 

At the start of 2007, Age sportswriter Emma Quayle chose 5 AFL hopefuls from a range of different circumstances: Trent Cotchin, Ben McEvoy, Junior Rioli, Pat Vezpremi, and Brad Ebert. She didnt know what would happen to them, and neither did theMoreAt the start of 2007, Age sportswriter Emma Quayle chose 5 AFL hopefuls from a range of different circumstances: Trent Cotchin, Ben McEvoy, Junior Rioli, Pat Vezpremi, and Brad Ebert. She didnt know what would happen to them, and neither did the boys and their parents. It would be a year when their dreams might be shattered, where they would have to work hard physically, develop the mental toughness required by a competitive environment, cope with injuries, and face the harsh realities of the elite sports industry—all while trying to get homework done to pass and graduate from high school. This is the full story of the people behind the draft: the families, the recruiters, the teachers, the coaches, the sports scientists, and most importantly the players themselves.