MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: Zach Tuohy of the Blues celebrates on the siren after the Blues defeated the Power during the round eight AFL match between the Carlton Blues and Port Adelaide Power at Etihad Stadium on May 15, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

DONE DEAL: Cats secure Zach Tuohy

Geelong has secured Irishman and Carlton running defender, Zach Tuohy.

As part of the dealĀ for Tuohy, the Cats will also receive Carlton’s 2017 future second round pick.

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In return, the Cats have sent their future 2017 first round draft pick, their four-round selection from this year, pick 63 (which they received from the Dockers for Shane Kersten), as well as Billie Smedts, to the Blues.

GEELONG, AUSTRALIA - MAY 14: Billie Smedts of Geelong kicks during the round six VFL match between Geelong and Collingwood on May 14, 2016 in Geelong, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images)
GEELONG, AUSTRALIA – MAY 14: Billie Smedts of Geelong kicks during the round six VFL match between Geelong and Collingwood on May 14, 2016 in Geelong, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images)

The 26-year-old Irishman has played 120 games for the Blues since being recruited with pick No.73 in the 2010 Rookie Draft.

Meanwhile, Smedts has played 38 career games with the Cats since making his debut in 2012, but has struggled to play regular football due to several long term injuries, managing just five matches in the past two years.

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