FIVE footballers with south-west connections have nominated for the AFL mid-season draft.
Portland's Jamieson Ballantyne and former Tiger Tylar Watts, now on Geelong's VFL list, have thrown their names into the ring, as have ex-Warrnambool defender Angus Bade, South Warrnambool export Jay Rantall and Camperdown utility Hamish Sinnott.
Ballantyne, Bade and Sinnott are on NAB League and VFL lists in 2022.
All three are part of the GWV Rebels' program while Ballantyne and Bade have represented Footscray.
Sinnott is on Carlton's state league list. Ex-Collingwood midfielder Rantall is averaging 23 disposals a game for SANFL club Norwood.
More than 200 players from across Australia have nominated for the June 1 draft.
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