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After joining the GIANTS as an uncontracted player in 2011, Scully played his first game for the club in Round 2, 2012 against North Melbourne.
A member of the leadership group, Scully played 19 games for the GIANTS in 2012, missing only three games through injury and was a consistent contributor to the club’s promising midfield.
The fast paced midfielder averaged 20.3 disposals across his 19 games while playing a shut down role on some of the AFL’s biggest names. One of Scully’s most impressive performances came against West Coast in Round 3 with 30 disposals and three marks.
Scully finished his first season at the club in fourth place in the Kevin Sheedy Medal.
Tom Scully is a promising 20-year-old, left-footed, midfielder from Berwick in Victoria and is one of the most exciting young talents in the AFL.
Tom played for the Dandenong Stingrays in the TAC Cup and Haileybury College. He represented Vic Metro in the Under 18 NAB AFL National Championship in 2008 and 2009.
He was a member of the AIS AFL Academy in 2008.
In 2009, Tom captained the Vic Metro side in the championship carnival and was named MVP after averaging 26 disposals and five clearances across four games.
After impressive U18 carnival performances in both years, Tom was named in the All-Australian Under 18s side.
Tom as selected by the Melbourne Football Club with the first overall pick in the 2009 AFL Draft.
Tom made his AFL debut in Round 1 2010 against Hawthorn at the MCG.
In Round 7, Tom was nominated for the NAB AFL Rising Star Award after he racked up 39 disposals, seven clearances, five tackles and a goal against the Western Bulldogs. He was runner-up in the 2010 Rising Star.
Tom was also named the Best First Year Melbourne Player in 2010 and came eighth in the club’s Best and Fairest award.
|Dream Team||109||Essendon||Rd 6|
|1||Sydney Swans||L 76 - 106||10||8||18||3||0||2||2||5||0||1||72|
|2||Port Adelaide||L 134 - 78||10||7||17||2||0||0||5||1||0||0||39|
|3||St Kilda||L 68 - 140||9||2||11||3||0||1||2||3||0||0||47|
|4||Melbourne||L 144 - 103||18||8||26||4||1||1||5||6||1||0||99|
|5||Gold Coast Suns||L 104 - 148||8||7||15||5||0||0||2||3||1||1||66|
|6||Essendon||L 120 - 81||12||6||18||7||0||0||0||7||2||0||109|
|7||Adelaide Crows||L 52 - 187||6||6||12||3||0||0||3||2||0||0||38|
|8||Hawthorn||L 140 - 57||7||13||20||7||0||1||1||7||1||0||100|
|9||West Coast Eagles||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|23||Gold Coast Suns||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|TOTAL||W: 0 - L: 8||80||57||137||34||1||5||20||34||5||2||570|
|Kicks||19||Western Bulldogs||Rd 7, 2010|
|Handballs||20||Western Bulldogs||Rd 7, 2010|
|Disposals||39||Western Bulldogs||Rd 7, 2010|
|Marks||9||Brisbane Lions||Rd 18, 2010|
|Hit-outs||1||Melbourne||Rd 4, 2013|
|Tackles||10||Western Bulldogs||Rd 15, 2011|
|Goals||2||Essendon||Rd 6, 2013|
|Dream Team||134||Western Bulldogs||Rd 7, 2010|
NAB AFL Rising Star nominee Round 7 2010 (Melbourne)
NAB AFL Rising Star Runner Up 2010 (Melbourne)
Fourth place Kevin Sheedy Medal 2012
Best First Year Player 2010 (Melbourne)