Tom Hickey joins West Coast

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

TRADE DETAILS

West Coast Receive
Tom Hickey, Picks 60 & 2019 4th Rd

St Kilda Receive
Picks 39, 2019 4th Rd

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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.

 

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