Murdoch first moved to Kardinia Park in 2011, joining the Cats with the 48th overall selection in the National Draft from the Tigers following an impressive campaign with at the Bay.
The 29-year-old played 108 games in the hoops before venturing to Queensland in 2018, where he represented the Suns across 14 games in three years with the club.
After announcing his retirement from the AFL in August, Murdoch has now looked to make a return to South Australia, linking back up with Glenelg.
Jordan Murdoch's calling The Bay home once again 🐯 pic.twitter.com/fU14EYVGOZ
— SANFL (@SANFL) November 16, 2021
The Tigers managed a grand final finish this year, falling at the last hurdle to the Woodville-West Torrens.
Speaking on his return to the Bay, Murdoch expressed his excitement in pulling on the black and gold.
“I can’t wait to get started and give back to the club that gave me such a great opportunity,” he said.
❤️💙Mark Hutchings returns to the Falcons 🙌🏼
Known for his hard-running, tackling and selflessness, Hutch returns to the Falcons after a stellar AFL career with the West Coast Eagles that resulted in 120 AFL games including the 2018 AFL Premiership.#proudtobelong pic.twitter.com/yDq7bZYG8T
— West Perth FC (@WestPerthFC) November 15, 2021
The 30-year-old brings 120 games of AFL experience to HBF Arena in a return to the Falcons' squad.
A former premiership player with West Perth, Hutchings also lays claim as a best and fairest winner, Simpson medallist and runner-up in the Sandover Medal during his previous tenure with the Falcons.
Hutchings joins former Eagles teammate Ben Johnson in heading to West Perth for 2022, while the likes of Jarrod Cameron (Swan Districts) and Brandon Ah Chee (South Fremantle) are also among the departed West Coast crop to make WAFL returns.