Gold Coast has signed Hawthorn defender
Tom Murphy, an unrestricted free agent.
"Tom not only brings great experience from Hawthorn to the club, but we believe he will play a vital role in continuing to develop our group on and off the field," Suns' general manager of football operations Marcus Ashcroft said.
story of this year's grand final, Hawthorn defender Tom Murphy, joins Gold Coast Suns as a free agent.
"I will be forever grateful to everyone at the Hawthorn Football Club, I really enjoyed my time there but I'm now really looking forward to continuing my career with the Suns," Murphy said.
Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson thanked Murphy for his time at the Hawks.
"Tom has made a valuable contribution during his eight years at Hawthorn Football Club and I'm sure he will be an excellent leader and teacher for the younger players at Gold Coast," Clarkson said.
"He is much admired and respected by our playing and coaching group and we wish him well in his next AFL opportunity."