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Rookie Draft #28: Joel Amartey

Joel Amartey's highlight reel Watch highlights of Sydney Swans' new rookie, Joel Amartey, in action.
Joel Amartey in action for the Sandringham Dragons in the TAC Cup competition.

The Sydney Swans have selected Joel Amartey with pick 28 in the Rookie Draft.

Joel Amartey

Club: Sandringham Dragons
Height: 195cm
Weight: 84kg
Position: Ruck/Forward


Amartey is a young ruck/forward from the Sandringham Dragons who has shown he is a strong key position prospect. Played for the  Dragons in the TAC Cup competition and hails from Mentone Grammar. Has proven his ability in the air at taking a strong mark but also able to be a dependable lead up option. Showed he can play through the ruck with a few impressive games playing through the middle of the ground for the Dragons. Has a huge vertical leap which was on display when he moved into the ruck later in the season.