2017 International AFL Combine
Here is information about international Australian Football combines in 2017. There were combines held in the USA, New Zealand and Europe throughout the year. These international combines use the same tests as conducted at the AFL Draft Combine.
The 7th annual European AFL combine was held in Ireland in December 2017. Twenty-three of Ireland's best underage Gaelic footballers were tested at University College in Dublin, Ireland
- 20m sprint James Madden 2.69 (breaking former Gold Coast midfielder Joel Wilkinson's combine record of 2.75)
- 20m sprint Peadar Bryne 2.92s
The annual USA AFL combine was held in Los Angeles in May 2017. Eighteen athletes from around America were tested at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Cole Walton (Sacred Heart), 207cm
Cullen Russo (Fresno State California), 203cm
Le Mon Gregory (Lamar, Texas), 203cm
Stephen Bennett (Texas Southern, Texas), 202cm
Nelson Kohler (Colorado State University, Colorado), 201cm
Drew Martin (Concordia-Portland, Oregon), 2.85 seconds
Saadiq Muhammad (Georgia), 2.90 seconds
Zach Lillie (Emmanuel College), 2.92 seconds
Tavario Miller (Texas), 2.93 seconds
Cullen Russo (Fresno State, California), 2.96 seconds
RELATIVE RUNNING VERTICAL JUMP
Stephen Bennett (Texas Southern, Texas), 90cm
Clarence Williams (East Carolina, California), 88cm
Cullen Russo (Fresno State, California), 86cm
Zach Allman (Vanguard University, California), 86cm
Drew Martin (Concordia-Portland, Oregon), 85cm
ABSOLUTE RUNNING VERTICAL JUMP
Stephen Bennett (Texas Southern, Texas), 356cm
Clarence Williams (East Carolina, Carolina), 353cm
Cullen Russo (Fresno State, California), 352cm
Marquis Cunningham (Arkansas Pine Bluff), 352cm
Zach Allman (Vanguard University, California), 350cm
STANDING VERTICAL JUMP
Drew Martin (Concordia-Portland, Oregan), 80cm
Devon Walker (Troy University, Alabama), 78cm
Nelson Kohler (Colorado State, Pueblo), 77cm
Cole Walton (Sacred Heart), 76cm
Zach Lillie (Emmanuel College), 75cm
REPEAT 30-METRE SPRINT
Saadiq Muhammad (Georgia), 25.37 seconds
Rand Rowland (Georgia Tech, Georgia), 25.57 seconds
Tavario Miller (Texas), 25.85 seconds
Zach Allman (Vanguard University, California), 25.86 seconds
Keith Jumper (Pfeiffer University, North Carolina), 26.09 seconds
Zach Lillie (Emmanuel College), 8.30 seconds
Keith Jumper (Pfeiffer University, North Carolina), 8.40 seconds
Deonte Hearns (Louisiana), 8.45 seconds
Saadiq Muhammad (Georgia), 8.52 seconds
Tavario Miller (Texas), 8.53 seconds
3KM TIME TRIAL
Rand Rowland (Georgia Tech, Georgia), 11 min 23 seconds
Devon Walker (Troy University, Alabama), 11 min 27 seconds
Drew Martin (Concordia-Portland, Oregan), 12 min 17 seconds
Stephen Bennett (Texas Southern, Texas), 12 min 20 seconds
Bola Olaniyan (Alabama), 12 min 26 seconds
New Zealand 2017
The New Zealand AFL Combine was held late in April. The leading 40 athletes involved with the AFL New Zealand high performance program were invited to attend. The highlight was 18-year-old Mykelti Lefau recording the best results in three of the five tests undertaken.
20m Sprint top 10
|6||Joshua Morgan Ranui||3.00|
Standing Vertical Jump
|4||Joshua Morgan Ranui||76|
Also, the first AFL New Zealand Women's National Combine took place at the ASB Sport Centre in Wellington on Friday April 21st.
- Standing Vertical Leap: 58cm – Killarney Morey and Jasmine Paki.
- Running Vertiucal Jump: 66cm Killarney Morey
- 20m Sprint: 3.36 seconds – Valentina Serrano
- Agility Test: 8.26 – Killarney Morey.
- Beep Test: 12.4 – Danielle McKenzie.
- More International AFL combines
- Results from the Australian 2017 AFL National Combine
- AFL Draft Camp Top Scores for each year.
- Description of the AFL Draft Camp Tests.