• Players to watch in the 2011 AFL season

Trent Cotchin

Richmond haven't had a midfielder which generates quite the excitement of Trent Cotchin for a very long time. Taken at number two in the 2007 AFL national draft, Cotchin has had to contend with a number of injuries during his short career so far, but we got a taste of what he can produce last year if he can keep injuries at bay. He averaged 19.5 possesions, and plenty of hard ball gets, and has shown during the preseason competition that he can be an elite midfielder for the Tigers.

Photo by Getty Images Mar 14, 2011

Players to watch in the 2011 AFL season

We pick the players you should keep an eye on over the 2011 season.