Draft-bolter Leake's first-round selection completes Launceston trifecta

Ben Hann
Josh Partridge
Updated November 22 2023 - 4:21pm, first published November 20 2023 - 7:50pm
GWS Giants' James Leake, North Melbourne's Colby McKercher and Western Bulldogs' Ryley Sanders complete a trio of Launceston-born first-round picks. Pictures by Phillip Biggs and Paul Scambler
GWS Giants' James Leake, North Melbourne's Colby McKercher and Western Bulldogs' Ryley Sanders complete a trio of Launceston-born first-round picks. Pictures by Phillip Biggs and Paul Scambler

In a historic night for Tasmanian football, three of the state's prospects have been selected in the first round of the AFL draft.

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Ben Hann

Ben Hann

Digital Sport Journalist

A passionate sports lover, devoted to writing detailed stories about the best people and sporting events that Launceston has to offer. Follow me on Twitter at @BenHann6 or email me at ben.hann@austcommunitymedia.com.au for any stories.

Josh Partridge

Josh Partridge

Sports Journalist at The Examiner, Launceston

As a sports-mad fan who loves to remain challenged, sports journalism always seemed the path for me and it's allowed me to do things I never thought possible. A keen racquet sports player, I'm experienced in that field, allowing me to do my job at a strong standard.

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