Former local named AFL rising star of the round

July 11, 2023 7:56 am in by

Seamus Mitchell has been named the AFL Round 17 rising star.

The former Robinvale product had 20 disposals and took four marks in Hawthorn’s loss to Greater Western Sydney on Saturday.

The 21-year-old was originally taken by the Hawks in the 2020 draft before being delisted last year and then picked up in the 2022 rookie draft.

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He’s played eleven games so far this season.