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50. Alex Woodward (Captain)

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Position: Midfielder
Height: 180cm
Weight: 82kg
D.O.B: 11/06/93 
Recruited From: Sandringham U18/Hawthorn

The story so far: Woodward is yet to play a full season for the Pies, with his fourth ACL surgery affecting his 2017 and 2018 seasons. Despite this, the former Hawthorn on-baller has earned the respect of his peers, shown by his elevation to the captaincy in 2019.

51. Lachlan Tardew

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Position: Midfielder
Height: 184cm
Weight: 79kg
D.O.B: 06/09/97
Recruited From: Sandhurst/Bendigo U18

The story so far: Entering his fourth season at the club, Tardew has become a reliable presence in the Magpies side. He is comfortable playing in the midfield or as a rebounding defender.

54. ANDREW GALLUCCI

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Position: Forward
Height: 
177cm
Weight: 70kg
D.O.B: 28/01/94
Recruited From: Williamstown, Carlton

The story so far: Gallucci went from VFL Team of the Year in 2015, to two years on Carlton's AFL list. He added plenty to the club last year as an exciting small forward with plenty of 'x-factor.'

56. Campbell Hustwaite

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Position: Midfielder
Height:
 184cm
Weight: 78kg
D.O.B: 28/09/00 
Recruited From: Dandenong U18/Rosebud

The story so far: Hustwaite comes to the Pies fresh off of captaining Dandenong to the 2018 TAC Cup premiership. He is an inside midfielder who has impressed in pre-season. He will look to impress AFL recruiters this season after missing out in last year's draft.

58. Tom Cameron

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Position: Forward
Height: 189cm
Weight: 80kg
D.O.B: 02/07/97 
Recruited From: Sandringham (VFL)/Sandringham U18

The story so far: Cameron impressed late in 2018 after recovering from a shoulder injury. He stands out with his electric pace and looks set to make an impact as a livewire small forward.

60. Michael Marotta

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Position: Midfielder
Height:
 187cm
Weight: 88kg
D.O.B: 28/04/98 
Recruited From: Dalyston

The story so far: Marotta is a strong-bodied on-baller. The club's coaching staff say he plays like a 'bull at a gate,' while he also uses his strength to take contested marks around the ground.

62. JACK ROUGHSEDGE

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Position: Midfielder
Height: 186cm
Weight: 88kg
D.O.B: 04/08/93 
Recruited From: Blackburn/Oakleigh Chargers

The story so far: Roughsedge played in a premiership with Oakleigh. He returned at the club and was named captain in 2016 before a horrific leg injury which almost permanently ended his football career. 

64. CAMPBELL LANE

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Position: Midfielder
Height:180cm
Weight: 76kg
D.O.B: 28/09/97 
Recruited From: Oakleigh U18/Old Xaverians

The story so far: A childhood Collingwood fan, Lane joined the VFL Magpies via the Oakleigh Chargers in 2016. He's a strong-bodied midfielder who can play a number of roles in the side.

66. DANIEL STANFORD

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Position: Utility
Height: 191cm
Weight: 83kg
D.O.B: 26/02/98 
Recruited From: Blackburn / Oakleigh Chargers

The story so far:  Stanford is another Oakleigh Charger to join the Magpie ranks. The versatile tall has the capability to play at either end of the ground and uses the ball well for a key position player. 

68. Alex Spencer

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Position: Forward
Height: 194cm
Weight: 
89kg
D.O.B: 19/04/95 
Recruited From: Port Melbourne/St.Paul's

The story so far: Spencer joins from fellow VFL outfit Port Melbourne. He is a tall forward who is tough for opposing defences to match-up on. Known for his clean hands in the air.

70. Jackson Williams

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Position: Midfielder
Height:
 169cm
Weight: 70kg
D.O.B: 08/07/00 
Recruited From: Bendigo U18

The story so far: Williams is a young prospect whose versatility is his key selling point. He can play in defence and in the middle, both as an inside and outside player.

53. Jack Hellier (Captain)

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Position: Forward
Height: 178cm
Weight: 85kg
D.O.B: 15/08/88 
Recruited From: Sandringham U18/St Bedes-Mentone

The story so far: Hellier enters his seventh season as skipper of the VFL Pies in 2019. He became the first player to reach the 100-game milestone with the team last year.

52. Elliot Le Grice

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Position: Defender
Height:
 195cm
Weight: 95kg
D.O.B: 07/08/95 
Recruited From: Sandringham (VFL)

The story so far: Le Grice is an experienced defender at VFL level, now in his second year at the club. He will take on greater responsibility in 2019, as he has been elevated to the leadership group.

55. MICHaEL CHIPPENDALE

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Position: Forward
Height:190cm
Weight: 89kg
D.O.B: 22/06/92 
Recruited From: Tea Tree Gully JFC/Norwood

The story so far: A premiership player in the SANFL, Chippendale brings versatility to the Pies side, with the ability to play at either end or in the ruck. He played mostly as a key forward last season.

57. Sam Ralph

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Position: Midfielder
Height:
 196cm
Weight: 78kg
D.O.B: 07/04/98 
Recruited From: Old Xaverians

The story so far: Ralph enters his second season on the club's list with high expectations. He will look to impact the side as a wingman with strong hands and impressive running ability. Like Hustwaite, he is another player who will likely draw the eye of AFL scouts with a strong season.

59. Sam Glover

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Position: Defender
Height:
 189cm
Weight: 85kg
D.O.B: 06/12/96 
Recruited From: West Preston Lakeside

The story so far: Glover joins as a key defender who excels in aerial contests. He impressed during the team's pre-season matches, earning a spot on the list. He has previous VFL experience at Northern Blues. 

61. Sean Hetherington

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Position: Midfielder
Height: 178cm
Weight: 82kg
D.O.B: 06/11/94 
Recruited From: Dandenong U18/Rosebud

The story so far: Hetherington plays a wingman. His ability to run and carry, hit targets and the scoreboard make him a valuable asset to the side.

63. Callan Wellings

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Position: Midfielder
Height: 181cm
Weight: 76kg
D.O.B: 20/02/98 
Recruited From: GWV Rebels

The story so far: Wellings didn't miss a beat last season after joining from GWV, featuring in 12 games. In just his second season, the versatile midfielder was selected in the VFL leadership group for 2019.

65. Lachlan Howe

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Position: Ruck
Height: 200cm
Weight: 100kg
D.O.B: 12/06/93 
Recruited From: Geelong VFL/St Joseph's FNC

The story so far: Howe played in the 2013 VFL Grand Final for Geelong before joining Collingwood the next year. The tallest man on the VFL Magpies' list, Howe always offers a physical presence whenever he's around the ball.

67. Matthew Smith

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Position: Defender
Height: 181cm
Weight: 82kg
D.O.B: 11/01/91 
Recruited From: Calivil Utd/Port Melbourne (VFL)/Strathfieldsaye

The story so far: As vice-captain, of the side, Smith provides invaluable leadership in the back half of the Pies. The reliable defender is known for his fierce attack on every contest.

69. Anthony Zimmerman

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Position: 
Height:
Utility 175cm
Weight: 75kg
D.O.B: 21/12/98 
Recruited From: Old Brighton

The story so far: Zimmerman is a speedy player who can play as a small forward or defender. He isn't afraid to impose himself against larger players.

71. Adrian Karatzas

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Position: Utility
Height:
 191cm
Weight: 89kg
D.O.B: 24/08/95 
Recruited From: Old Melbournians

The story so far: Karatzas is a mobile key-position player with plenty of experience playing senior football at local level. He will hoping to continue this strong form to state-league level iv given the opportunity.

72. Baxter Knight

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Position: Midfielder
Height:
 181cm
Weight: 78kg
D.O.B: 30/12/96 
Recruited From: Norwood

The story so far: Knight joins from the EFL. He is something of a late-comer to footy, having excelled as a middle-distance runner as a junior.

73. Adam Oxley

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Position: Defender
Height:
 193cm
Weight: 85kg
D.O.B: 01/11/92 
Recruited From: Collingwood (AFL)

The story so far: A familiar face to Pies fans, Oxley remains at the club after 34 AFL games. His experience in a young defence and ability to play multiple roles will make him invaluable to the side.