Footscray confirm 2019 VFL list

The Footscray Bulldogs have confirmed their VFL list for the 2019 season.

The Footscray Bulldogs have confirmed their VFL list for the 2019 Hard Yakka/Totally Workwear VFL season.

Adding JD Hayes, Jonah Siverson, Oliver Jackson, Austin Hodge and Aaron Trusler over the latter half of the pre-season, the ‘Scray will to head into the final practice match with all list positions filled.

Former Footscray defender JD Hayes returns to VU Whitten Oval after two years as captain-coach with Euroa.  Twin brother of Western Bulldogs recruit Will Hayes, the left footed midfielder holds impressive defensive skills and great endurance.

After a dominant performance in the Dogs’ final VFL game of 2018, Austin Hodge has also been added to the list. Recruited from Gippsland Power’s TAC Cup side, Hodge is a versatile medium-sized defender, who can also play through the midfield.

Developing defender Jonah Siverson has made an impact across the summer, showing encouraging signs during the Club’s practice matches.  A hard-working and determined defender, Siverson has shown consistent improvement across all aspects of his game throughout the pre-season.

The new-look Footscray side will run out against Williamstown, this Saturday at 1pm at VU Whitten Oval, in their final pre-season match.

Footscray will open their season against Sandringham at VU Whitten Oval on Friday April 5th at 7pm.

2019 VFL list:

Nathan Drummond
Lachlan Farrugia
Ryan Gardner
Gerard Gleeson
Nayef Hamad
JD Hayes
Billy Kanakis
Robbie McComb
Liam Nash
Brad Olsson
Josh Prudden (captain)
Anthony Scott
Tate Short
Lachlan Sullivan
Dillon Viojo-Rainbow
Josh Wallis
Reuben William
Jonah Siverson
Sam Barnett
Lochie Dawson
Cody Henness
Oliver Jackson
Austin Hodge
Aaron Trusler

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