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Dandenong Stingrays product Lachlan Young was the Western Bulldogs first selection (pick six overall) in the 2018 NAB AFL Rookie Draft.
Young is a rebounding defender who possesses a penetrating kick and strong intercept marking skills.
He has the versatility to play through the midfield or on the wing, and is known for his competitiveness.
Young played in Under 18 competition in 2018 as a 19-year old, was a TAC Cup Premiership player for the Stingrays in 2018 and represented Frankston at league level in the VFL.
After arriving at the Kennel, Young didn’t have to wait long for a taste of AFL action. The intercept defender got the call-up in Round 5, playing six matches at AFL level and highlighting his aerial ability, before continuing to develop for Footscray in the second half of the year.
Young signed a new one-year deal for 2020 in March, 2019.
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