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Kelly latest to re-join Panther gang

Bell Post Hill star Will Kelly in action during his previous stint at the Panthers. (krockfootball.com.au Image/Marcel Berens)

SMOOTH midfielder Will Kelly has become the fifth premiership player to return to Bell Post Hill this off-season.

A clearance has been lodged by the Panthers for Kelly, who most recently played with Dingley in the Southern Football League.

He featured in Bell Post Hill’s 2015 and 2016 flags.

krockfootball.com.au understands Kelly, who joins fellow premiership players Nick Costello, Dylan Witney, Tim Barton and Daniel Gray among 10 inclusions at Myers Reserve, will be limited to between 10 and 12 matches.

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Meanwhile, in other clearance news, Zach Hickleton will return to Bannockburn after four years with Colac and District club Otway Districts.

Hickleton, who has also played with Inverleigh, coached Otway in 2019.

And former talented Grovedale and Belmont Lions junior Kyle Hay, who was on Anglesea’s list this year, will link-up with Brendan Forssman at Winchelsea.

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