Issac Smith Joins Geelong

Isaac Smith has joined Geelong via unrestricted Free Agency, he played 210 games at Hawthorn.

“Isaac has enjoyed great success at Hawthorn and we see him being a key player for us in the coming seasons. Isaac’s decision sees us strengthen our list and we are pleased to have concluded this on the opening day of the free agency period.” Cats Recruiting & List Manager Stephen Wells.

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Smith (Age: 31) averaged 17.3 Disposals, 3.5 Marks & 2.1 Tackles from 10 games at the Hawks in 2020, he has played in 91.9% of games since the beginning of 2015.

Issie has been a part of a lot of success during his time at Hawthorn and has given our club a decade of valuable service” Hawks GM of Football Graham Wright.


Geelong Receive
Isaac Smith

Hawthorn Receive
2020 3rd Rd selection (Currently Pick 42)

The Real Season 2020: 26 Oct – 1 Nov

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Smith averaged 64.8pts in 2020, he scored 80pts or more in 30.0% of games with a season high of 99pts in Round 6.

Smith will likely slot straight onto a wing at the Cats in 2021, this will likely result in Mitch Duncan playing more as an inside mid.

Geelong finished off the 2020 season with Selwood, Duncan & Guthrie being used at a high rate through the midfield, Patrick Dangerfield & Brandan Parfitt split time forward & midfield with Dangerfield spending extended periods of time forward in the finals. 

Mark Blicavs likely returns to defence in 2021 after spending some time on a wing in 2020.

Smith is a pass in AFL Fantasy classic & a late round selection in 10 team standard draft leagues. 

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