From their hobbies outside of football, to where their footy careers started, here are some quick facts to get to know each of our recruits who joined the club following the trade period.

Find out more about Jack Ginnivan, Jack Gunston, Mabior Chol, and Massimo D'Ambrosio below.

Jack Ginnivan

Nickname: Ginni

Hometown: Castlemaine, Victoria

Birthday: 9 December 2002 (age 21)

Draft: Pick 13, 2021 rookie draft

Original team: Bendigo Pioneers (NAB League)

Position: Forward

Debut game: Round 19, 2021, vs Port Adelaide, at Marvel Stadium

Most disposals in a game: 21 disposals (Round 2, 2022 vs Adelaide, at the MCG)

Most goals in a game: Five goals (Round 6, 2022 v Essendon at the MCG)

Best game: Ginnivan kicked five goals and won the Anzac Medal as well as the Rising Star nomination following a best on ground performance (Round 6, 2022) in what was just his tenth career game

Instagram: @jackginnivan (127K followers)

AFL games played: 42 games / six finals (one premiership)

A highlight we love:

Footy fact: Ginnivan's AFL dream was realised on December 9 of 2020 when he was drafted to Collingwood, the day was extra special as it happened on his birthday!

Random fact: Ginnivan grew up supporting the Hawks and one of his favourite players was now Coach Sam Mitchell

Jack Gunston

Nickname: Gunners

Hometown: Beaumaris, Victoria

Birthday: 16 October 1991 (age 32)

Draft: Pick 29, 2009 national draft

Original team: Sandringham Dragons (TAC Cup) / Beaumaris Football Club

Position: Key forward

Debut game: Round 9, 2010, vs Brisbane Lions, at AAMI Stadium

Most disposals in a game: 35 disposals (Round 18, 2017, vs Fremantle, at Subiaco Oval)

Most goals in a game: Six goals on four occasions (Round 17, 2023 vs West Coast 2023) (Round 17, 2015 vs vs Carlton), (Round 16, 2014 vs North Melbourne) and (Round 10, 2019 vs Port Adelaide)

Best game: Gunston was one of the best players on ground in the Hawks 2013 premiership win, kicking four goals to be the leading goal scorer in the match and finishing second in the Norm Smith Medal to teammate Brian Lake

Instagram: @jgunston19 (56.2K followers) 

AFL games played: 242 games / 15 finals (three premierships) 

A highlight we love:

Footy fact: Only two players from the national draft class of 2009 have played more games than Gunston – Dustin Martin (289) and Mitch Duncan (274), and with 452 goals to his name, Gunston holds the title as the leading goal-kicker among 2009 draftees 

Random fact: Away from football, Gunston loves playing golf and spending time with his golden retriever Arlo

Mabior Chol

Nickname: Marbs

Hometown: South Sudan / Acacia Ridge, Brisbane

Birthday: 29 January 1997 (age 26)

Draft: Pick 30, 2016 rookie draft / Pick 45, 2019 rookie draft

Original team: Aspley (NEAFL)

Position: Key forward 

Debut game: Round 23, 2016 vs Sydney, at the SCG

Most disposals in a game: 19 disposals (Round 12, 2021, vs Essendon, at Optus Stadium)

Most goals in a game: Five goals (Round 20, 2022, vs West Coast, at Metricon Stadium)

Best game: Chol surged into the top-10 in the Coleman Medal race of 2022 after producing some of his best aerial work against the Eagles (in Round 20, 2022) to earn himself an impressive bag of five goals

Instagram: @mabiorchol (32.9K followers) 

AFL games played: 61 games / one final 

A highlight we love:

Footy fact: In his first season at the Suns in 2022, Chol finished as the club's leading goal-kicker for the season with 44 majors to his name

Random fact: Chol was born in South Sudan, before his family fled to Egypt to avoid the ongoing civil war when he was just two years old, going on to live there for five years before eventually making his move to Queensland when he was eight

Massimo D'Ambrosio

Nickname: Mass

Hometown: Point Cook, Victoria

Birthday: 5 June 2003 (age 20)

Draft: Pick 3, 2022 mid-season rookie draft

Original team: Point Cook (WRFL) / Richmond (VFL)

Position: Utility

Debut game: Round 14, 2022, vs St Kilda, at Marvel Stadium

Most disposals in a game: 27 disposals (Round 3, 2023, vs St Kilda at the MCG)

Best game: In just his third senior appearance, D'Ambrosio became the first mid-season recruit to receive a Rising Star nomination in the same year he was drafted after producing the above impressive performance against St Kilda (Round 3, 2023)

Instagram: @massimodambrosioo (17K followers) 

AFL games played: 16 games 

A highlight we love:

Footy fact: D’Ambrosio became the first Point Cook Football Club junior to be drafted into the AFL and in 2022 the club created an award in his name to recognise their best junior player during the home and away season

Random fact: His pre-game ritual includes journaling and spending time with family