AFL clubs: Carlton
Carlton debut: Round 1, 2018
Recruited from: Bendigo Pioneers (VIC)
The explosive speed of Paddy Dow was curtailed in 2020, with a knee injury on the eve of the season restart pushing back his preparation. With a big summer behind him, Dow will be looking to display the form which he showcased in his debut season that ultimately earned him a NAB AFL Rising Star nomination, as well as being crowned Carlton’s Best First-Year Player in 2018. The 21-year-old has spent his pre-season training with the Club’s on-ball brigade, with his burst out of the contest his main asset.
Draft history: 2017 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Carlton) No.3 overall.
Rising Star nominee: Round 1, 2018
Carlton Best First-Year Player: 2018