DOB: 16 June 2002 (19)
HEIGHT: 188cm
WEIGHT: 81kg
DRAFTED FROM: Oakleigh Chargers

Karl Worner is a hard-working wingman from Oakleigh Chargers.

After missing out in the 2020 AFL Draft, Worner took his game to another level this year and reinvented himself into the best match-day runner in this draft pool as shown by his GPS numbers.

He worked hard on his running with Craig Mottram over the Covid shut-down in 2020 to improve his endurance and ran a 6:07 2km time trial at the National Combine.

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Karl Worner | Rookie Draft highlights

Check out some of the best highlights from this hard-working wingman from the Oakleigh Chargers. Freo's pick no.8 in the NAB AFL Rookie Draft.

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In the NAB League he averaged 17.7 disposals, 4.7 marks and 4.2 tackles a game, but probably his best match was for Vic Metro in an Under 19 state trial against Vic Country (game-high 30 disposals and 15 marks).

He's unselfish and plays the wing role well, covering the outlets and working just as hard defensively as he does offensively. Karl is a good size at 188cm and is also very strong overhead.

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