AFL announces 40-man All Australian squad

The AFL’s All Australian side will be stacked with new faces this year, with some 24 potential debutants included in a preliminary squad.

The final 22-man team will be revealed on Thursday but the league revealed its 40-man squad on Monday.

Adelaide superstar Rory Sloane, Richmond gun Dustin Martin and Melbourne ruckman Max Gawn were included and are fully expected to earn All-Australian honours for the first time.

Greater Western Sydney co-captain Callan Ward, Hawthorn forward Jack Gunston and Sydney on-baller Luke Parker are among the other notable names in the the mix to earn their first All-Australian gong.

Collingwood skipper Scott Pendlebury, Geelong veteran Corey Enright and Sydney superstar Lance Franklin are in line for their sixth All-Australian selection.

Brisbane and Essendon were the only clubs without at least one representative.

40-MAN ALL AUSTRALIAN SQUAD

ADELAIDE: Eddie Betts, Josh Jenkins, Rory Laird, Tom Lynch, Rory Sloane, Daniel Talia

CARLTON: Sam Docherty, Kade Simpson

COLLINGWOOD: Scott Pendlebury, Adam Treloar

FREMANTLE: Lachie Neale

GEELONG: Patrick Dangerfield, Corey Enright, Joel Selwood

GOLD COAST: Tom Lynch

GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY: Stephen Coniglio, Toby Greene, Tom Scully, Heath Shaw, Callan Ward

HAWTHORN: Jack Gunston, Sam Mitchell, Cyril Rioli

MELBOURNE: Max Gawn

NORTH MELBOURNE: Robbie Tarrant

PORT ADELAIDE: Jasper Pittard

RICHMOND: Dustin Martin, Alex Rance

ST KILDA: Jack Steven

SYDNEY: Lance Franklin, Dan Hannebery, Josh Kennedy, Luke Parker, Dane Rampe

WEST COAST: Andrew Gaff, Josh Kennedy, Jeremy McGovern, Luke Shuey

WESTERN BULLDOGS: Marcus Bontempelli, Matthew Boyd

BRISBANE: Nil

ESSENDON: Nil.

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