BENDIGO Gold's Alik Magin has been selected in the initial VFL state squad to take on the SANFL at the end of the month.
Magin was one of 40 players from across the league to be selected in the team and was the only Bendigo player named in the squad.
So far this season the 23-year-old has kicked six goals and has been named among the best players on the ground on three occasions.
Last season he was also awarded the club's best and fairest.
Former Heathcote footballer Lech Featherstone was also named in the squad.
Featherstone has been playing with the Coburg Football Club.
He has bagged 11 goals in the first five games of the season.
Players from 14 of the 16 VFL clubs were selected.
The VFL state squad is set to take on the SANFL on May 31 at North Port Oval in Port Melbourne.