TUESDAY 24 NOVEMBER, FROM 6.30PM EDT
Hosted by Fox Footy’s team of experts Jason Dunstall, Anthony Hudson, Brad Johnson and Ben Dixon alongside AFL National Academy Head Coach Brenton Sanderson and International and National Talent Manager Kevin Sheehan, Fox Footy is the only place on television to watch the 2015 AFL Draft.
This year’s NAB AFL Draft will take on a revamped format, Fox Footy (Channel 504 on Foxtel) will show the first round in full, before crossing to the best analysis and interviews by the Fox Footy team. To continue watching every selection Live from the second round onwards, viewers can switch to FOX SPORTS 503, where AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan will read out the remaining team selections with expert commentary from Fox Sports News reporter Sarah Jones and AFL National Talent Football Manager Michael Ablett.
Senior coaches will announce their club's draft selections in the first round (draft selections 1-19). If a club is not involved in the first round, their senior coach will read out their team's first pick in the draft overall. For the first time, the recruiting teams from all 18 clubs will be situated in a separate area from the main room, called the Club Selection Room.
The draft order will change live for the first time ever due to a new bidding system on Academy & Father-Son selections which allows any club to bid on these players and the player’s nominated club has a right to match the bid. This live bidding will add another unique element to draft night. Fox Footy’s comprehensive broadcast will showcase the highly anticipated event live from the Adelaide Convention Centre.