Rowan Marshall takes giant strides towards AFL

By Justine McCullagh-Beasy
Updated November 20 2014 - 7:40am, first published November 18 2014 - 7:00pm
Late bloomer Rowan Marshall, who plays for Portland and the North Ballarat Rebels, is an AFL draft prospect. Picture: AARON SAWALL

Rowan Marshall thrust his name into AFL draft calculations in the space of 12 months. But the raw-yet-promising Portland teenager knows he's a long-term prospect, writes JUSTINE McCULLAGH-BEASY.