THE AFL All-Australian team could have as many as three south-west exports in the final 22.
Hampden league pair Hugh McCluggage (Brisbane) and Ben Cunnington (Brisbane) and South West District league export Jeremy Cameron (GWS Giants) were named in the initial 40-player squad on Monday.
McCluggage, 21, and Cunnington, 28, are vying to make the team for the first time while Cameron wants to add a second selection to side alongside his 2013 honour.
McCluggage, a number three draft pick out of South Warrnambool, has been pivotal in the Lions' rise to the top four. He's averaged 22 disposals and kicked 22 goals playing as a wingman.
Cunnington, who was drafted via Cobden, had the third-highest clearances (160) and averaged 26 possessions a game.
Cameron, who hails from Dartmoor, kicked nine goals in the Giants' final round rout of Gold Coast to surpass North Melbourne's Ben Brown in the Coleman Medal race. He kicked 67 goals.
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