Hawthorn has taken another exciting step forward in its journey to the AFLW, with midfielder Dominique Carbone committed to signing with the brown and gold.

The talented 20-year-old has proven herself as among the Hawks most prolific ball-winners in the VFLW over the past two seasons.

Hailing from the Northern Territory, Carbone comes from a high-level basketball background, possessing elite agility and tackling skills.

AFLW List Manager Mitchell Cashion said he was thrilled with the addition.

“Dom’s workrate and effort to improve her footy has been extremely impressive since walking in the doors at the club,” Cashion said.

“She has an excellent commitment to improving and getting the best out of herself.

“Dom boasts a high workrate and is a high-endurance player that creates a lot of scoring opportunities for her teammates.

“We are really excited to see what she brings to our side."

Carbone becomes the fourth player committed to signing for the Hawks ahead of their inaugural AFLW season, joining Bridget Deed, Zoe Barbakos and Sophie Locke.