West Coast acquired Ruckman Tom Hickey today from the Saints today, he will partner up with Nathan Vardy in the early part of 2019 until Nic Naitanui returns.
Hickey has a career average 11.8 Disposals & 19.1 Hit Outs, he averaged 14.5 Disposals & 24.2 Hit Outs in 2018 from 13 games. Hickey has played 80 games for St Kilda & Gold Coast over 8 years, he was a Queensland Zone selected player in 2010 by the Suns.
“I’m just looking to improve everywhere, especially under the tutelage of Nic and Vards. I really want to develop my ruck craft and grow in all areas of the game” Tom Hickey
West Coast Receive
Tom Hickey, Picks 60 & 2019 4th Rd
St Kilda Receive
Picks 39, 2019 4th Rd
AFL FANTASY TAKE: Hickey hasn’t been a dominant Ruckman throughout his career and moves straight into a dual Ruck set-up at the Eagles, unless there are injury opportunities he is a pass.