Posted: 14 October, 2016 by Footy Newsroom

Hawthorn Confirm Sam Mitchell's Future

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Hawthorn have confirmed the incredible news - Sam Mitchell has left the Hawks.

The 34-year old will play for the West Coast Eagles in 2017 after a trade was confirmed this morning.

According the Hawthorn website: 

Hawthorn will receive picks 52, 70 and 88 in exchange for Mitchell.

West Coast will also receive picks 54 and 72 as part of the deal.

Senior Coach Alastair Clarkson thanked Mitchell on hawthornfc.com.au for his incredible contribution to the club.

“Sam has made an invaluable contribution to Hawthorn Football Club over the past 15 years,” Clarkson said.

“As a past captain, 300 game player and a four time premiership player, Sam has cemented himself as a decorated servant of our club.

“He is very popular member amongst players, coaches and staff and we wish him, Lyndall, Smith, Emmerson and Scarlett all the best in their new adventure,” he said.

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