AFL Merged Team Three (Geelong Cats, Gold Coast Suns, GWS Giants – Six players per team)
B: Zach Guthrie (Geelong), Sam Collins (Gold Coast), Sam De Koning (Geelong)
HB: Tom Stewart (Geelong), Sam Taylor (GWS), Lachie Whitfield (GWS)
C: Mitch Duncan (Geelong), Noah Anderson (Gold Coast), Josh Kelly (GWS, co-captain)
HF: Ben Ainsworth (Gold Coast), Harry Himmelberg (GWS), Toby Greene (GWS)
FF: Tyson Stengle (Geelong), Jake Riccardi (GWS), Nick Holman (Gold Coast)
Foll: Jarrod Witts (Gold Coast), Cam Guthrie (Geelong, co-captain), Touk Miller (Gold Coast, co-captain)
Coach: Chris Scott (Geelong)
AFL Merged Team Three: Alphabetical Order (AFL- Season 2023)- Team by Team:
Geelong: Sam De Koning, Mitch Duncan, Cam Guthrie (co-captain), Zach Guthrie, Tyson Stengle, Tom Stewart
Gold Coast: Ben Ainsworth, Noah Anderson, Sam Collins, Nick Holman, Touk Miller (co-captain), Jarrod Witts
GWS: Toby Greene, Harry Himmelberg, Josh Kelly (co-captain), Jake Riccardi, Sam Taylor, Lachie Whitfield
Zach Guthrie should be a revelation for Geelong in season 2023.
Sam Collins averaged the 13th most intercepts of any player in season 2022. He had an average of 7.32 intercepts per game.
Sam De Koning averaged the second most intercepts of any Geelong player last season. He averaged 6.91 intercepts per game.
Tom Stewart was in the back pocket in the AFL All-Australian team in season 2022.
Sam Taylor selection in the AFL All-Australian team last season at centre half back was well deserved.
Lachie Whitfield should be a key player for GWS, in season 2023, if he can avoid injury.
Mitch Duncan averaged the second most disposals of any Geelong player in season 2022. He averaged 23.41 disposals per game.
Noah Anderson should be a revelation in season 2023.
Josh Kelly is arguably the best leader in the GWS team.
Ben Ainsworth should improve on his seventh finish in the Best and Fairest for Gold Coast in season 2022
Harry Himmelberg is a player that’s capable of playing as a forward or a defender. He finished fourth in the GWS Best and Fairest last season.
Toby Greene averaged the sixth equal most goals of any player in the AFL last season. He averaged 2.47 goals per game in 15 games in season 2022.
Tyson Stengle was selected in the forward pocket of the AFL All-Australian team in season 2022.
Jake Riccardi should be looking to ensure he is in the best 22 for GWS in season 2023.
Nick Holman will want to improve on his ninth place finish in the Gold Coast Best and Fairest in season 2022.
Jarrod Witts averaged the most hit-outs in the AFL in season 2022 with an average of 37.86 hit-outs per game.
Cam Guthrie finished equal first in the Best and Fairest last season for Geelong.
Touk Miller will be looking to help Gold Coast challenge for the top eight.