Tom Scully joins Hawthorn

Tom Scully was traded to Hawthorn from GWS today, the Hawks sent a 2019 4th Rd selection to the Giants to complete the deal. Scully was selected at pick 1 in the 2009 AFL Draft, he was signed as an uncontracted player during the 2011 Trade Period by the Giants.

Scully was injured in his opening game of the season in Round 2, the subsequent ankle injury forced him to miss the remainder of the 2018 season. Scully has a career average 21.2 Disposals & 3.8 Marks, he averaged 23.1 Disposals & 3.8 Marks from 24 games in 2017.

“We understand Tom has been suffering with an ankle injury, however we are fully confident our medical team will help get him back to full fitness” Hawthorn GM of Football Graham Wright.

TRADE DETAILS

Hawthorn Receive
Tom Scully

GWS Giants Receive
2019 4th Rd

 

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AFL FANTASY TAKE: Initially the idea about selecting Scully will come down to fitness due to his significant ankle injury, it is worthwhile monitoring pre-season news relating to his health but he would have to complete a full or near full pre-season which at this stage is unlikely to be considered as an option.

Scully averaged 82.9pts in 2017, he will be heavily discounted at Round 1 next season.

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