Headshot of 2019 AFL Draft Prospect Hayden Young
Hayden Young
Medium Defender
Draft Range: 3 - 10
Player Info

Club

Dandenong Stingrays

Junior Club

Somerville

School

Mornington SC

Date of Birth

11th April 2001

Height

188cm

Weight

82kg

Position

Defender

Draft Range

3 - 10

Player Bio

An outstanding aerialist with intercept marking a key feature of his game. He is a strong decisionmaker who uses the ball in a neat manner on his left foot. He averaged 22 disposals (79.5 per cent efficiency), 5.2 marks and 4.5 rebounds in the 2019 NAB AFL Under-18 Championships and was named in the 2019 NAB All-Australian Under-18 team. A consistent performer in a variety of roles with the Dandenong Stingrays, he averaged 22.3 disposals across 12 matches. His brother, Lachie debuted at the Western Bulldogs this year. He joins the likes of Jayden Stephenson and Sam Walsh, as the 2018 winner of the AFL Life Members Scholarship.

Player Video
U18 Carnival

Games

4

Team

Vic Country

Disposals (average)

Total

88

Efficiency

79.5%

Kicks

16.0

Efficiency

75.0%

Handballs

6.0

Efficiency

91.7%

Scores (total)

Goals

0

Behinds

1

Score Assists

0

Stoppages (average)

Clearances

0.3

Tackles

2.3

Hitouts

0.0

Possessions (average)

Contested

5.3

Uncontested

13.0