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Players’ Top 50 – 20 to 11

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Sydney midfielder Josh Kennedy is the unlucky player to miss selection in the top 10 of the AFL Players’ Top 50.

The 188cm former Hawk was voted in at number 11, with players 11 through to 20 announced this morning.

The latest group of ten to be revealed includes four club captains: Essendon’s Jobe Watson (12), Richmond’s Trent Cotchin (13), St Kilda’s Nick Riewoldt (16) and Brisbane Lions’ Tom Rockliff (19).

Rockliff joins the list at 19, having missed out by the slimmest of margins in 2014, voted in at number 51. Dyson Heppell (15) was also voted into this year’s Top 50 after missing selection in 2014.

Triple-Premiership stars Steve Johnson (17) and Sam Mitchell (18) also made the list, while Fremantle’s Aaron Sandilands (20) is the only ruckman to be included in the Players’ Top 50 so far.

2014 Brownlow Medallist Matt Priddis (14) is the highest ranking player from the Western Australian clubs thus far, joining Sandilands, David Mundy (33), Josh Kennedy (43) and Matthew Pavlich (45).

AFL Players’ Top 50 so far – 50 to 11

11. Josh Kennedy (Sydney Swans)

12. Jobe Watson (Essendon)

13. Trent Cotchin (Richmond)

14. Matt Priddis (West Coast Eagles)

15. Dyson Heppell (Essendon)

16. Nick Riewoldt (St Kilda)

17. Steve Johnson (Geelong)

18. Sam Mitchell (Hawthorn)

19. Tom Rockliff (Brisbane Lions)

20. Aaron Sandliands (Fremantle)

21. Dayne Beams (Brisbane)

22. Jordan Lewis (Hawthorn)

23. Tom Hawkins (Geelong)

24. Rory Sloane (Adelaide)

25. Harry Taylor (Geelong)

26. Brent Harvey (North Melbourne)

27. Luke Parker (Sydney)

28. Chris Judd (Carlton)

29. Callan Ward (Greater Western Sydney)

30. Marc Murphy (Carlton)

31. Nathan Jones (Melbourne)

32. Bryce Gibbs (Carlton)

33. David Mundy (Fremantle)

34. Brendon Goddard (Essendon)

35. Jarrad McVeigh (Sydney)

36. Chad Wingard (Port Adelaide)

37. Pearce Hanley (Brisbane Lions)

38. Cyril Rioli (Hawthorn)

39. Dustin Martin (Richmond)

40. Dan Hannebery (Sydney)

41. Shaun Burgoyne (Hawthorn)

42. Jimmy Bartel (Geelong)

43. Josh Kennedy (West Coast Eagles)

44. Ryan Griffen (Greater Western Sydney)

45. Matthew Pavlich (Fremantle)

46. Luke Breust (Hawthorn)

47. Travis Cloke (Collingwood)

48. Dane Swan (Collingwood)

49. Brett Deledio (Richmond)

50. Steele Sidebottom (Collingwood)

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