MELISSA Hickey has been appointed Geelong’s first AFLW captain.
Hickey, who is the female ambassador for Sunrasyia’s local women’s football competition, joined the Cats from Melbourne were she was vice-captain to Daisy Pierce.
The 33-year-old, whose grandfather was the cousin of Geelong champion Reg Hickey, has had a highly decorated career and is one of six players named in Geelong’s leadership group for 2019.
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