MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 13: Jordan Lewis of the Hawks handballs away from Andrew Swallow of the Kangaroos during the round 21 AFL match between the Hawthorn Hawks and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Melbourne Cricket Ground on August 13, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Jordan Lewis officially requests trade to Melbourne

Four-time Hawthorn premiership player Jordan Lewis has officially requested a trade to Melbourne.

Lewis, who has been offered a three-year deal by the Demons, will join former captain Sam Mitchell in leaving the club this trade period.

The 30-year-old was recruited with pick 7 in 2004 and played 264 games for the Hawks, including the 2008, 2013, 14 and 15 premierships.

He made the All-Australian team in 2014 and won the club best fairest in the same year. He finished runner-up behind Sam Mitchell in Hawthorn’s best and fairest this season.