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.