Tom Sparrow was selected by the Melbourne Football Club with the 27th pick in the 2018 NAB AFL Draft.
Sparrow is a talented midfielder who applies immense pressure and shows a ferocious attack at the contest. Sparrow has great leadership qualities and impresses with his nous to pick the ball up around the contest and burst away from the pack. With his run and endurance Sparrow will be of great value to the Demons in the future.
Sparrow was a consistent performer for South Australia in the National Under 18 Championships playing four games where he averages 5.3 tackles per game