TALENTED young Greater Western Sydney onballer Jake Barrett is available as a free agent after being delisted by the Giants.
However the 20-year-old, who played in the club’s’ NEAFL premiership this season, is likely to be re-drafted as a rookie by the Giants if another team doesn’t come knocking.
The cousin of Hawthorn star Luke Breust has been a consistent performer in the NEAFL, winning the inside ball and contested possessions, but he has not been able to break into the star-studded Giants midfield.
Barrett played has one AFL game, in the final round of 2015, where he came on as a substitute and picked up seven disposals, and played in the NAB Challenge series in the past two seasons.
The Temora product has played for three seasons at that level after the Giants added him to their list as a NSW-ACT priority selection in 2013.
With a rugby league background, Barrett is a strong tackler and is still held in high esteem at the Giants, who have to cut back their list as part of their establishment rules.
The delisted free agency period opened for a week on Tuesday with the first period ending on November 8.
Came across this, is he worth a look? Not sure if we have the room, but looks like a good inside mid.