By Oliver Lees
A Kyneton Auskicker is in the running to be mentored by football stars Joel Selwood and Katie Brennan after he was announced as the weekly nominee for the 2021 NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year competition.
Oliver Dellios from Kyneton Auskick was announced as athe round 17 nominee last week.
The youngster played with his fellow Auskickers at halftime during the Essendon and Adelaide. match
Oliver said it was great to run out on Marvel Stadium.
“It was the best day of my life! My favourite part was meeting Tippa,” he said, referring to Essendon forward Anthony Mcdonald-Tipungwuti.
“Hamish [McLachlan] was nice. I liked when he asked about Nugget, my blue tongue lizard.”
Oliver’s mum, Emilly said it was an “unforgettable experience” for the whole family.
“Everything was coordinated seamlessly and we were all made to feel welcome and at ease,” she said.
“Thanks to the Auskick team and Channel 7 for an amazing experience.”
Oliver will now go into the running to be crowned the overall NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year during the AFL grand final week.