AFL forward Lewis re-signs with Hawthorn

Hawthorn have secured the prized signature of emerging key forward Mitch Lewis for one more 4 AFL seasons.

The 23-calendar year-outdated was off-deal at season’s conclusion but Lewis will be sticking with the Hawks until eventually at the very least the conclusion of 2026.

Even with only obtaining performed 9 video games this 12 months, Lewis is now making the most of a career-best time by kicking 27 goals.

Lewis booted a career-ideal five goals in opposition to Port Adelaide in round two and has completed with two other hauls of four majors.

He was taken with decide on 76 in the 2016 draft, just weeks immediately after Hawthorn controversially traded out premiership heroes Sam Mitchell and Jordan Lewis.

“We are thrilled to see Mitch commit to the club for at least the next 4 years,” Hawthorn record supervisor Mark McKenzie said.

“We assume Mitch’s drive to continue to be with the Hawks is a reflection of the lifestyle and environment that continues to create as very well as the optimism that surrounds our potential.

“Mitch has proven some sizeable progress above the final 12 months, specially as a result of this year’s pre-time, to turn out to be a person of Hawthorn’s most steady forwards.

“This deal highlights Mitch’s starvation for achievements at Hawthorn, and we glance ahead to looking at him further more his craft in the brown and gold.”

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