Main content

West Coast Eagles

Pick 38: Jack Petruccelle

Pick 38: Jack Petruccelle West Coast select the Northern Knights utility with the final pick in the second round
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 09:  Jack Petruccelle of the Knights runs with the ball during the TAC Cup Final between Oakleigh and Northern Knights at Victoria Park on September 9, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Pockett/AFL Media/Getty Images)
The Eagles stole speedy defender Jack Petruccelle with pick No.38 in the 2017 NAB AFL Draft

Height: 185cm
Weight: 78kg
Position: Defender
From: Northern Knights

Versatile-sized player with elite speed and vertical jump who is relatively new to the game, being from a basketball background.

Impressed at TAC Cup level this year and played in a variety of roles, showing his flexibility, for Vic Metro in this year's NAB AFL U18 Championships.

His 2.87 seconds for 20m at the Draft Combine confirmed his outstanding speed and was ranked No.1 overall.