Jess Hosking will likely be reunited along with her an identical twin Sarah at Richmond after the Tigers sealed a last-minute AFLW commerce for the Carlton midfielder.
Richmond traded decide No.23 and No.40 to the Blues for Hosking and picks No.55 and No.57 on the ultimate day of the AFLW commerce and signal interval.
Drafted to the Blues within the inaugural draft in 2016 together with Sarah – who joined the Tigers final commerce interval – Hosking departs Carlton after 30 AFLW video games.
“Jess is a high quality particular person and a hardened AFLW skilled,” Richmond head of ladies’s soccer Kate Sheahan mentioned.
“On discipline, she is going to present management and flexibility and nice help for our midfielders and younger gamers.”
The Blues had been eager to re-sign Hosking however after she requested a commerce on Tuesday, added to their draft haul .
They now have three early picks within the Victorian draft pool.
Hosking joins Tayla Harris, Chloe Dalton and Katie Loynes in Carlton’s departures this commerce interval, however the Blues have secured ex-GWS midfielder Jess Dal Pos and bolstered their draft hand.
“All our discussions with Jess for the reason that finish of the season had centred round her re-signing with the membership nonetheless yesterday she knowledgeable us of her intentions to hunt a commerce,” Carlton ladies’s soccer boss Brett Munro mentioned.
“That was clearly actually disappointing as we’ve got robust perception in Jess as a participant and her qualities as an individual, nonetheless we all know for our enjoying group to attain what it’s able to within the coming seasons, that requires complete purchase in.
“As soon as she had made her determination our focus was on getting one of the best consequence for our soccer membership.”
Late within the commerce interval, Gold Coast secured North Melbourne ruck Vivien Saad.
The Suns despatched decide No.19 to the Kangaroos for Saad and decide No.30.
GWS’ Aimee Schmidt joined West Coast through restricted free company whereas the Eagles traded decide No.38 to Fremantle for defender Evie Gooch.
Earlier, GWS secured North Melbourne’s Jasmine Grierson in change for decide No.28.
Geelong delisted highly effective ahead Richelle Cranston together with Bec Goring and Kate Darby.