- Deven Robertson, 3/06/2001, 184cm
The Brisbane Lions have selected Deven Robertson from Perth with Pick No. 22 at the 2019 NAB AFL Draft.
Earlier in the day, the Lions entered a pick swap agreement with Port Adelaide to secure the first pick of the second round, on night two of the Draft.
The Lions received Pick No. 22 and a future fourth round, in exchange for Pick No. 23 and a future second round.
Robertson, a big-bodied midfielder Captained the winning West Australian team at the Under-18 National Championships. During the competition he averaged 30 disposals per game and was awarded the Larke Medal.
The 18-year-old is respected by his peers for his leadership and hard at the footy contest.
The Lions National Recruiting Manager Steve Conole said the Club are thrilled to welcome Robertson into the fold.
“Deven had an outstanding draft year where he Captained the winning West Australian team at the Under-18 National Championships,” Conole said.
“He’s a competitive young man, with outstanding leadership qualities.
“We are excited to see what he will produce at the Lions.”
Welcome to the Den, Deven!