Men's Under 18 Academy testing results

The 2018 Men’s Under 18 NT Thunder Academy players’ two-day camp held on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 April at Marrara Indoor Stadium, Darwin was a great success. 

The camp consisted of a number of activities including; fitness tests to AFL Draft Combine standard, psych tests, education sessions and team building sessions.
 
This camp provided the perfect opportunity for the players for to get to know other members of the squad located in Alice Springs, Katherine or interstate (for schooling) prior to their 2018 National Academy Series beginning this weekend. 
 
See the full 2018 squad and fixture here.
 
AFLNT Development Coach, Jimmy Driscoll was impressed with the results and was pleased with how all the players conducted themselves over the course of the camp.
 
“It was an amazing opportunity to get the majority of the squad together and gain an understanding of each other’s playing capabilities, physical ability and simply get to know each other as young men.
 
“The professionalism of the squad was really impressive and the boys can’t wait to start the campaign this weekend against GWS in Sydney,” Driscoll said.
 
The top five results in Combine Testing were:

Standing Vertical Jump
Jeremiah Scrutton - 75cm
Joel Stevens - 67cm
Malcolm Rosas Jnr - 65cm
Tyson Kidney - 63cm
Beau O'Connell - 61cm
James Bell - 61cm
 
YOYO Test
Joel Budarick - level 20.6
Coen Hutt - level 20.3
Dillen Brown - level 20.3
Beau O'Connell - level 20.3
Ben Jungfer - level 20.2
Tyson Kidney - level 20.2
Leonard Ferreira - level 20.2
 
20m Sprint
Malcolm Rosas Jnr - 2.88sec
Jeremiah Scrutton - 2.98sec
James Bell - 3.02sec
Beau O'Connell - 3.08sec
Louis Kossack - 3.09sec
 
AFL Agility Test
Malcolm Rosas Jnr - 8.03sec
Tyson Kidney - 8.17sec
Jack Palmer - 8.34sec
Ben Jungfer - 8.43sec
Dominic Forbes - 8.48sec