ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: Jordon Sweet of the Bulldogs competes with Peter Ladhams of the Power during the 2021 AFL Round 09 match between the Port Adelaide Power and the Western Bulldogs at Adelaide Oval on May 15, 2021 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by James Elsby/AFL Photos via Getty Images)

Western Bulldogs ruckman Jordon Sweet has signed a new two-year deal to remain at the Kennel until the end of the 2023 season.

Sweet, who was understood to have been of interest to rival clubs, has knocked back any external approaches to continue his young career at Whitten Oval.

The 23-year-old has played made his AFL debut in Round 5 this season, lining up against Gold Coast and amassing 31 hit-outs for his side.

Sweet went on to play a further four matches in 2021, adding great depth to Luke Beveridge's side.

“We’re thrilled that Jordon will be continuing his football journey as a Bulldog,” Dogs list manager Sam Power said on the announcement.

“His ruck craft and ability to give midfielders first-use has come on in leaps and bounds, and we saw glimpses of what he can do at AFL level earlier in the season.

“We know Jordon still has plenty of growth to come, so we’re looking forward to seeing his development continue to evolve.”

Sweet is the latest Bulldogs to re-sign with the club in 2021, joining the likes of Marcus Bontempelli (2025), Louis Butler (2022), Taylor Duryea (2022), Riley Garcia (2022), Ryan Gardner (2023), Tom Liberatore (2023), Lachlan McNeil (2023), Ed Richards (2023), Anthony Scott (2023), Jordon Sweet (2023), Jamarra Ugle-Hagan (2024), Laitham Vandermeer (2023), Cody Weightman (2023), Bailey Williams (2023).