But in such an even 2023 season, cutting down the squad is a challenge.
The official team will be announced at the league’s AFL Awards night on Wednesday, but our experts have picked their own sides now.
Hope Tom Liberatore gets recognised for his stellar season with selection in an all Western Bulldogs engine room. Will be remarkable if Dustin Martin is overlooked and Toby Greene should make the leap from footy villain to All-Australian captain after an inspirational and disciplined season. The growth in him has to be celebrated. Tom Stewart and Zach Merrett unlucky. Nick Larkey deserves his spot for making the most of his limited chances.
Suspect Callum Wilkie will miss the official team. He should not because he is St Kilda’s defensive rock. ‘Libba’ is not…