Geelong has has selected five players at the 2020 NAB AFLW Draft on Tuesday night, presented by Deakin University.
The Cats entered the draft with the 10th overall pick and selected local Geelong Falcons captain Darcy Moloney.
Moloney heralds from Colac and is a versatile player known for her ability to linkup play across the ground.
The Cats went local again taking Moloney’s Geelong Falcons’ teammate Laura Gardiner with the 20th pick overall.
Gardiner is a powerful ball winner who covers the ground well with her strong work ethic and can also play on the wing. She set a new record in the opening round of the NAB League this year with 38 disposals.
With the very next pick the Cats took Murray Bushrangers 185cm key marking forward Olivia Barber.
Barber made the transition to football two years ago after playing junior basketball at a high level.
The 18-year-old was a bottom age All Australian and is familiar with Geelong’s program after spending a week with the club’s AFLW Academy Squad.
With the 27th selection the Cats called out Stephanie Williams from the Darwin Buffaloes and Geelong Falcons.
Williams is a highly talented forward who has been mainly based in Victoria since the age of 11, going to school at Worawa Aboriginal College in Healesville and more recently, Geelong College where she is the boarding school captain.
Williams possesses eye-catching skills and will bring a new dimension to Geelong’s forwardline in 2021.
The Cats continued their recent trend of targeting the best local talent, taking Carly Remmos with their 39th and final selection in the 2020 NAB AFLW Draft.
Remmos is relatively new to the game of football after crossing over from basketball with the Geelong Supercats where she enjoyed a distinguished junior career.
A developing midfielder, Remmos’ quick hands and power are among her key attributes.