Patrick Dangerfield has been appointed as a club delegate of the AFL Players Association.
Dangerfield will partner veteran Ben Rutten to represent the Crows players at the AFLPA. Each club has two delegates, who provide a link between the respective playing groups and the board of the AFLPA.
Dangerfield is one of nine new club delegates, Tom Rockliff (Brisbane Lions), Tyson Goldsack (Collingwood), David Myers (Essendon), Ben Howlett (Essendon), Tom Lonergan (Geelong), Josh Gibson (Hawthorn), Isaac Smith (Hawthorn) and Jack Trengove (Melbourne) for season 2013.
Dangerfield replaces former Crow Chris Knights, who has joined Richmond, as an Adelaide delegate.
The AFLPA board and club delegates for this season are as follows:
Luke Ball (President)
Luke Power (Vice-President)
DELEGATE / ALTERNATE DELEGATE
Ben Rutten / Patrick Dangerfield
Brent Staker / Tom Rockliff
Brock McLean / Lachie Henderson
Tyson Goldsack / Alan Toovey
Ben Howlett / David Myers
David Mundy / Matt De Boer
Jimmy Bartel / Tom Lonergan
Campbell Brown / Maverick Weller
Jonathan Giles / Phil Davis
Josh Gibson / Isaac Smith
Lynden Dunn / Jack Trengove
Andrew Swallow / Jamie MacMillan
Jay Schulz / Matt Thomas
Ivan Maric / Tyrone Vickery
Leigh Montagna / Ben McEvoy
Jude Bolton / Ted Richards
Will Minson / Shaun Higgins
Will Schofield / Scott Selwood