Premiership ruckman Scott Lycett will join the Power on a five-year deal, after West Coast decided not to match the offer.
In return, West Coast will receive an End of Round One compensation pick, which will just follow the final selection in the first round of the draft.
The West Coast Eagles have elected not to match the offer and Scott Lycett is now able to join Port Adelaide immediately. West Coast to receive an End of Round One compensation selection, which will immediately follow the last selection in Round One.
— AFL House (@AFL_House) October 8, 2018
Lycett played all 25 games for the Eagles this season, and has 75 games to his name since making his debut with West Coast in Round 19, 2011.
Lycett will join Paddy Ryder in a strong ruck tandem for the Power.
“I had eight great seasons with the Eagles and won a premiership, and the club has been fantastic to me and my family,” Lycett told portadelaidefc.com.au.
“I can’t thank West Coast enough for making me a better player and person.
“But I am excited to be coming home to South Australia and to the club that I supported since my childhood.
“I can’t wait to get back to Adelaide and want to help the Power achieve some success.”