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Simply Energy AFL State Combine results Monday, October 14, 2019 - 9:42 AM

The AFL State Combine for Western Australia was held at UWA yesterday, showcasing some of the best talent from around the state in front of majority of the AFL Clubs. 

Players needed to be nominated to test at the combine, with players such as Tim Kelly, Matt Parker, Liam Ryan and Liam Baker all forging careers in the AFL from the same event. 

Peel’s Tyrone Thorne claimed the standout result of the day, breaking the Agility Test record previously held by Fremantle Docker Stephen Hill with a time of 7.76 seconds. Teammate Ryan Bennell also eclipsed the record but fell 0.01 seconds behind his Peel comrade. 

Perth’s Regan Clarke showed his fitness capability to equal the best result in the Yo Yo Test for 2019, 21.8. The youngster was level alongside six other athletes from the National Combine and testing in South Australia. 

Claremont’s Cameron Anderson was quickest in the 20-metre sprint, finishing with 2.88 seconds. Bennell capped off an outstanding day with a time of 2.97 seconds. 

West Perth’s Noah Pegoraro dominated the jumping aspect of the testing to take out the Vertical and Running Vertical Jump. 

Standout results:

Vertical Jump
Noah Pegoraro: 76cm
Jeremy Goddard: 74cm
Jack Cooley: 73cm

Running Vertical Jump
Noah Pegoraro: 92cm
Isaiah Butters: 87cm
Jack Cooley: 87cm 

20m Sprint
Cameron Anderson: 2.88 sec
Ryan Bennell: 2.97 sec
Zak Patterson: 2.97

Agility Test 
Tyrone Thorne: 7.761 sec
Ryan Bennell: 7.762 sec
Nick Martin: 8.00 sec

Yo Yo Test
Regan Clarke: 21.8
Jarvis Pina: 21.4
Nick Martin: 21.1