Two Sydney Academy Players Join West Adelaide

The West Adelaide Football Club is happy to announce the signing of two players from the Sydney Academy.

The first is the 195cm and 105kg key forward Hamish Ellem. Known to be incredibly quick for his size and very strong at ground level, Ellem will slot into our forward line perfectly. Hamish represented the Allies in the State U18 carnival in 2019 and was invited to the State Draft Combine. He has also played matches with Sydney’s NEAFL team in 2018 and 2019.

Our second recruit is Kyle Martin. Kyle is a half back with great kicking skills. He is known to be extremely clean with his ball handling and is a smart decision maker on the field. Kyle can play at both ends of the ground as a small defender or forward. He has been with the Swans Academy for six years and also played with Sydney’s NEAFL side in 2019.

Senior coach Gavin Colville spoke very highly of both players and is looking forward to them wearing the red and black in 2020.

More to come

Hamish Ellem

Kyle Martin