PERTH, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 9: Aaron Sandilands of the Dockers contests a boundary throw in against Nic Naitanui of the Eagles during the 2016 AFL Round 03 match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium, Perth on April 9, 2016. (Photo by Daniel Carson/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Fremantle ruckman Aaron Sandilands has signed a one-year contract extension.

The new deal keeps Sandilands at the club until the end of the 2017 season.

“It’s great to be at the club for another 12 months,” Sandilands said.

“We’ve got a really strong group of players. Although the results aren’t going our way at the moment I believe we’ll work through that and be better for it.”

“I still love coming to the club every day, am still very passionate and enjoy my footy.

“I was really happy the club wanted me to go around again and I still believe I have a fair bit to contribute.”

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The 33-year-old, who is currently out injured, has played the third most career games for the Freo, playing 241 games for the club since making his debut in Round 1, 2003.