Brady Hough

Harvey local Brady Hough, a talented South West athlete, was drafted to the West Coast Eagles last year. He played for Harvey Brunswick Leschenault in the South West Football League,
playing one senior game for the club in 2020 and ended the season by winning the club’s ‘best first-year player’ and ‘player of the finals’ awards. He then took his footy to the next level, playing with WAFL team Peel Thunder in 2021. His natural abilities caught the attention of talent scouts very early. Even though he’d only played 11 cults games and one senior match for Peel, he was selected by the West Coast Eagles in 2021 draft.

After a strong preseason, Brady made his AFL debut on 20 March during the round 1 match against the Gold Coast in Perth. He amassed 10 disposals, three tackles, two marks and a clearance. In a West Coast season devastated by injury, Brady was a standout, playing 15 matches and ultimately winning the club’s ’emerging talent’ award, an honour that’s been won by some of the club’s biggest names. Earlier this month, Brady was also announced as the 2021 AJ (Tood) Buswell South Western Times Sports Star of the Year, an award that was delayed due to COVID. Congratulations, Brady, on an outstanding year. I wish you all the best for the upcoming season and future ahead. And I know that his parents are very, very proud of him.