DOB: 2 June 2001
Debut: Round 1, 2020 vs West Coast at Perth Stadium
From: Port District/Prince Alfred College/Woodville-West Torrens, selection #12 2019 National Draft
Number: 36 (2020-)
Rising Star nomination - Round 11, 2020 against North Melbourne
Goal of the Year nomination - Round 2, 2021
Premiership player - 2021
Best Young Player - 2021
Games: 62* (to end 2022)
Strong, quick, and aggressive small forward, who was drafted after playing at senior level in the SANFL. Debuted in the opening game of 2020 and kicked two goals. He played a further 13 games for five more goals, and won a Rising Star nomination.
Despite a delayed pre-season due to the death of a family member, Pickett had further success in his second season, playing all 25 games and kicking 40 goals as the Demons Grand Final 2021 won the premiership. He kicked a further 41 goals in 2022, only missing one game for the year and booting a career high six in the Round 18 win over Port Adelaide. In Round 22 he kicked a goal with 11 seconds left to win the game against Carlton.
Nephew of Byron Pickett. Full surname Kropinyeri-Pickett.
|Round 8, 2020||Dangerous tackle||$1000 fine|
|Round 16, 2020||Rough conduct||$1500 fine|
|Round 16, 2022||Striking||$2000 fine|
|Round 20, 2022||Staging||$1000 fine|
|Round 1, 2023||Rough conduct||2 matches|
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