Hawthorn Assistant Coach Brendon Bolton will depart the club, having accepted a coaching role with Collingwood Football Club.

Bolton re-joined Hawthorn at the end of 2019, supervising and mentoring Hawthorn’s midfield group.

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GM – Football Rob McCartney thanked Bolton for his tremendous contribution to the club.

“Bolts has played an important role in our football department during his time at the Hawks,” McCartney said. 

“He has an incredible amount of drive and passion for his work. Our players, staff and fellow coaches have all profited from his knowledge and work ethic.

“While we are sad to see Bolts go, he has received a terrific opportunity with the Pies and we thank him for everything.

“On behalf of the club, we wish Bolts, his wife Louisa, and children Rosie and Ned all the very best in their next chapter.”