|JNR CLUB:||East Wagga Kooringal, Wagga Tigers|
Matthew Suckling joined the Western Bulldogs as an unrestricted free-agent at during the 2015 AFL Trade Period.
Suckling was recruited from the Hawthorn Football Club, in which he was a member of their 2014 and 2015 AFL Premiership sides.
With an elite left foot kick, Suckling a medium defender and outside midfielder, is known for his elite kicking ability and work rate.
Suckling played 102 games for Hawthorn between 2009 and 2015, after initially being rookie listed by the Hawks with pick 22 overall in the 2007 AFL Rookie Draft.