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Four Swans taken in AFLX draft

iSYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 31: Isaac Heeney of the Swans poses for a photograph during the Sydney Swans 2019 official team photo day at the Royal Hall of Industries on January 31, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)
iSYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 31: Isaac Heeney of the Swans poses for a photograph during the Sydney Swans 2019 official team photo day at the Royal Hall of Industries on January 31, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)

Four Sydney Swans stars will line up in the realestate.com.au AFLX competition to take place at Marvel Stadium on Friday February 22 from 7pm.

Isaac Heeney, Luke Parker, Josh Kennedy and Aliir Aliir were all selected in Wednesday night’s inaugural AFLX draft conducted between team captains Patrick Dangerfield, Eddie Betts, Nat Fyfe and Jack Riewoldt.

Heeney was the first Swans player selected when Fyfe used pick 14 to select the exciting midfielder who is suited to the shortened format contest. 

Also lining up for the Flyers alongside Heeney will be co-captain Josh Kennedy and Aliir Aliir who were both selected by the Fremantle on-baller.

A highlight of the night is sure to be the Gatorade game changer role which sees one nominated player from each side's points worth double in the last five minutes of each match.

The four teams are competing for a prize pool of $50,000, with $30,000 given to the nominated charity of the winner, $10,000 to the runner-up and $5,000 each to the other two teams.   

Team Deadly are playing for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, Team Bolts for Variety SA, Team Rampage for Maddie’s Vision and Team Flyers for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.  

STARTING LINE-UPS

DEADLYS
Defender: Joel Hamling
Defender: Jarrod Harbrow
Midfielder: Tim Kelly
Wing: Bradley Hill
Wing: Lewis Jetta
Ruck: Cameron Ellis-Yolmen
Forward: Chad Wingard
Forward: Steven May

BOLTS
Defender: Robbie Tarrant
Defender: Luke Hodge
Midfielder: Patrick Dangerfield
Wing: Andrew Gaff
Wing: Steele Sidebottom
Ruck: Mark Blicavs
Forward: Tom Hawkins
Forward: Robbie Gray

FLYERS
Defender: Rory Laird
Defender: Alex Rance
Midfielder: Josh Kennedy
Wing: Stephen Coniglio
Wing: Scott Pendlebury
Ruck: Marcus Bontempelli
Forward: Isaac Heeney
Forward: Jeremy Cameron

RAMPAGE
Defender: Phil Davis
Defender: Lachie Whitfield
Midfielder: Patrick Cripps
Wing: Dayne Zorko
Wing: Isaac Smith
Ruck: Tom McDonald
Forward: Jack Riewoldt
Forward: Luke Breust