Deledio, Otten join Box Hill as playing assistants

Former Richmond and Giants midfielder Brett Deledio will play for the Box Hill Hawks in 2020 after signing on as a playing assistant with the VFL club.

The 32-year-old will be accompanied by former Crows utility Andy Otten, 30, who has joined the club in the same role after 109 games at Adelaide.

As well as playing, the pair will be line coaches with the VFL team and part-time development coaches at Hawthorn.

Brett Deledio, left, with Giants coach Leon Cameron, right, during the 2019 AFL preliminary finals. Credit:Getty Images

Deledio will reunite with his former Richmond teammate Chris Newman, who is an assistant coach at Hawthorn, having played his final game with the Giants in the 2019 elimination final against the Western Bulldogs.


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