PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 14: Ed Langdon of the Dockers celebrates after scoring a goal during the round 21 AFL match between the Fremantle Dockers and the Adelaide Crows at Domain Stadium on August 14, 2016 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Fremantle’s Ed Langdon signs one-year contract extension

Fremantle youngster Ed Langdon has signed a one-year contract extension with the Dockers.

Langdon had been linked with a possible move home to Victoria, however, has opted to extend his stay at Fremantle for a further season.

The 20-year-old, who was recruited with pick No.54 in the 2014 National Draft, played 13 games in 2016, averaging 16 disposals, 2.6 marks and 2.7 tackles.

“The direction of the club is really positive,” Langdon said.

“There is a lot of good, young talent coming through and, combined with a fair bit of experience, it will stand the club in good stead for the next few years.

“I’m really excited about what next year and beyond holds for the club.

“I love it in Perth, with the really friendly and relaxed lifestyle … the beaches and the weather help as well.

“Your first year can be a bit of a blur but in your second year you start to find your feet and get into the mould of AFL football.”