20. Joel Ottavi
Recruited from: Essendon (VFL) / East Point
Local Club: East Point / BFL
The key forward / ruck had a breakout season in his first year with the Club. Ottavi played 18 of his 23 VFL matches during 2019, where he gave the Seagulls added versatility by averaging 11 hit outs per match to go alongside his 22 goals for the season. His year was capped off with a State Combine invite, showing the interest he has attracted from AFL recruiters. 2020 can see him consolidate and elevate his game to be one of the VFL’s most promising players in the key forward / ruck position.
Player Sponsor: Kevin & Debbie Purcell