Hawthorn captain James Sicily is the Round 19 MVP after standing tall on a disappointing day for the Hawks at the MCG on Saturday.

The star defender equalled the intercepts mark record with 10 on his way to 28 disposals, 15 intercept possessions and 13 marks in his side's one-point loss to Richmond.

The 28-year-old also went at 93 per cent disposal efficiency while recording 373 metres gained and 13 contested possessions.

Sicily is averaging 26.3 disposals, 9.9 marks, 9.4 intercept possessions and 470.7 metres gained from his 14 games this season.

Watch the skipper's highlights below.