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Lions match bid for Jacob Allison

November 25, 2016 8:47 PM

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The Brisbane Lions have matched St Kilda's bid for Hyundai Help for Kids Lions Academy player Jacob Allison, taking him at pick #55 at the NAB AFL National Draft in Sydney.

At 194cm, Allison can play in a range of positions, once he finds where he is best suited on the field he can begin to master that role.

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Allison was named an All Australian in 2015 as a bottom-ager after a promising carnival for Queensland as a 17-year-old.

His long kicking, athleticism and mobility made him an impressive prospect. He’s got a massive boot on him and has a clean pair of hands.

JACOB ALLISON: 193cm/82kg, 16/04/1998

  • Queensland / Aspley
  • Utility
  • Athletic, versatile tall with a penetrating kick has the ability to maximise his strengths and give any opposition headaches. 

Our 2016 Draftees

  Pick 3: Hugh McCluggage

  Pick 17: Jarrod Berry

  Pick 23: Alex Witherden

  Pick 24: Cedric Cox

  Pick 55: Jacob Allison

  Pick 71: Corey Lyons