Previous Club: Western Bulldogs (AFL), Carlton (AFL)
A dour defender that can swing forward, Austin provides an experienced head in a young Bulldogs back-six. Athletic, selfless and super competitive, Austin played in the Club's 2014 VFL premiership and was appointed as co-captain for season 2015.
Previous Clubs: Old Scotch (VAFA)
Neat by hand and foot, the VFL-listed Jamieson is an accomplished ball-winner, that provides good depth to the Footscray midfield. Entering his second season at the level, Jamieson will again be looked upon to play a hard running, link-up role.
Previous Clubs: Euroa (GVFL), Sandringham Dragons (TAC Cup)
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After playing in Footscray's VFL premiership as a 19 year-old, Hayes will continue his development at the Kennel as a forward/midfielder. Clean by hand and foot, with a great game sense, Hayes has good endurance and is sharp around goal.
Previous Club: Euroa (GVFL)/Melbourne Grammar
The older of the Hayes twins, JD is a tidy midfielder with clean foot skills. Boasting good speed and strong endurance, Hayes is an exciting, young prospect in his second year on the VFL list.
Previous Club: St Bernards (VAFA)
Hannan joins the Footscray's VFL list in 2015, recruited from VAFA club St Bernards. A classic wingman, Hannan is strong overhead and damaging by foot.
Previous Club: Frankston YCW (MPFL)
“Bundy” Barry is a hard running midfield/halfback in his second year at the Club, after being recruited from Frankston YCW. A real team player, Barry brings hardness around the ball and another experienced head to the VFL list.
Previous Club: Western Bulldogs (AFL), Eastern Ranges (TAC Cup)
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Greenwood is a clearance specialist, with clean hands and a neat left foot. An AFL rookie listed player at the Kennel until 2014, Greenwood was a member of Footscray's 2014 VFL premiership side. Well adept at winning his own football, Greenwood's big engine makes
Previous Club: Airport West (EDFL)
New to Footscray's VFL list in season 2015, Nash played TAC Cup football at the Gippsland Power in 2013. A young inside midfielder, he is good overhead and has good skills on both sides of his body.
Previous Club: Collingwood (AFL), Carlton (AFL)
With 125 senior AFL games under his belt, Russell holds a dual role at Footscray as both Development Coach and player. Adding the co-captaincy to his responsibilities in season 2015, the 2014 VFL premiership defender brings class and strong leadership to the VFL list.
Previous Club: St Kevin's (VAFA)/Calder Cannons (TAC Cup)
Recruited from the Calder Cannons, Josh Wallis joins the Club in his first year out of school. A strong, medium sized goal-kicking forward, Wallis is the brother of AFL-listed Bulldog Mitch, and son of former Club captain Steve.
Previous Club: Bundoora Bulls (NFL)
Having spent time in the EDFL at Avondale Heights, Grabowski joins the Footscray list in 2015 from the Bundoora Bulls in the Northern Football League. A quick utility, Grabowski has genuine linebreaking ability and can play off half-back.