|JNR CLUB:||East Ringwood|
In a similar mould to Geelong’s Harry Taylor, Daniel McStay is a tall and athletic defender with a competitive nature.
During his years with the Eastern Ranges in the TAC Cup U18 competition, he showed an ability to shut down opposition forwards while providing good counter-attack.
A predominant left-foot defender as a junior, McStay’s strong marking ability and versatility was also occasionally put to good use as a lead-up forward.
He attracted plenty of interest from AFL clubs, but eventually landed in Brisbane with Pick No.25 overall at the 2013 AFL National Draft – the same draft his Ranges teammate and close friend Tom Boyd went No.1 to Greater Western Sydney.
Draft history: Pick 25, 2013 National Draft (Brisbane)
Debut: Round 15, 2014 v. North Melbourne