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Rookie pick 17: Patrick Wilson

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 07: Patrick Wilson of the Blues is tackled by Matthew Lobbe of the Magpies during the 2017 SANFL round 05 match between the Port Adelaide Magpies and Sturt at Alberton Oval on May 07, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by James Elsby/AFL Media)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 07: Patrick Wilson of the Blues is tackled by Matthew Lobbe of the Magpies during the 2017 SANFL round 05 match between the Port Adelaide Magpies and Sturt at Alberton Oval on May 07, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by James Elsby/AFL Media)

Patrick Wilson
Height: 188cm
Weight: 88kg
Position: Midfielder/defender
DOB: 11/12/94
From: Sturt

BIO: Mature-age recruit who was part of Sturt’s 2017 SANFL premiership. Wilson, who quit football for a period in 2015, enjoyed a strong season after a shoulder injury prematurely ended his 2016 campaign. The strong-bodied ball winner establishing himself at the Double Blues as a half-back/wingman, but thrived in a midfield role this season and was named in the SANFL team of the year. He can also impact the scoreboard, kicking 18 goals from 19 games in 2017.