Ian Hill & Luke English achieve AFL Draft Dreams

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 12:32 PM

Congratulations to Perth Football Club's Ian Hill and Luke English on a succesful 2018 AFL draft. 

Ian Hill has been drafted to GWS with pick 24. He is class personified, and while his season has not been ideal, Hill has plenty of upside for the future. He rarely fumbles and loves to move the ball along a wing or inside 50. A keen goal sense and a natural nous when it comes to creativity, Hill can create something out of nothing. 

Luke English has been picked by Richmond with pick 62. a light midfielder with excellent run and carry, he is a high-impact player.

“Just know that I’ll give it everything to help my teammates and put my best foot forward,” English said to Tiger fans in a media statement.

“I’ll be ferocious and I’ll use my endurance and my tank to the best of my ability.”

Perth Football Club Football Operations Manager Dale Ballantyne extends his congratulations to Hill and English on being drafted.

"Ian Hill is a great talent who has been with Perth Football Club through his development years. It is great to see “Bobby” on an AFL list and we are sure he will have a positive impact with the GWS Giants," Football Operations manager Dale Ballantyne commented on the draft.

"Luke English has worked extremely hard to achieve his dream of AFL football. He achieved a lot at Perth in his short stay with us and will continue to improve at AFL level. We look forward to seeing the birght futures for the boys."