Both school captain Morrison and Van De Heuvel were announced as new signings for the Cats by the Head of the AFLW in Nicole Livingstone in front of a packed room at Marvel Stadium.

Both players were picked up in the AFLW draft after excelling and being identified at the Talent Identification day.

They were joined by Rebecca Webster (7) in the top 10.  

Morrison was lauded for her speed and Van De Heuvel for the all-round sporting ability she has displayed in both junior AFL and cricket. 

This season's AFLW wooden spooners Carlton chose Madison Prespakis as their first choice pick at number 3 in the draft, while Fremantle chose Jasmin Stewart as their first choice and number 4 pick in the draft.

Prespakis started out playing Auskick, where she was coached by her father, Damien.

She's come through the system from grassroots now to senior level, after also having a stint with Sunbury girls team when she was aged-14.

Stewart came through October's combine where she impressed with her speed and its paid off with her being picked high up in the draft. 

The top 5 also included  Casey and Victorian Country representative Jordyn Allen as Collingwood's first choice. 

Number 6 pick for the Melbourne football club was Tyla Hanks, who would be moving across from the Carlton Football club.

The next four picks included Fremantle choosing Nikki Gore at (8) and last year's grand finalists - Brisbane Lions decided on Paige Parker from the Cooperoo football club as their round 9 draft pick. 

Rounding out the top 10 was Sandringham's Eleanor Brown being picked up by last season's  Premiers - the Western Bulldogs. 

Other top round choices included Collingwood choosing Oakland Chargers player Katie Lynch, GWS coach Alan McConnell welcomed Alyce Parker, who was the last player selected in the first round draft picks. 

Abbie McKay (16) was picked up by Collingwood, following in her father's footsteps as the first father-daughter to be drafted into AFL clubs.

Father - Andrew played 250 games for Carlton. 

During the second round picks -13 to 26 - there were four older players picked up from feeder competition, the VFLW, indicating that competition is played at a high level and is useful for feeding players into the AFLW competition.