West Coast confirm delisting

    The 22-year-old will assess his options elsewhere.

    PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JULY 24: Jarrod Brander of the Eagles tries to keep the ball in play under pressure from Ben Long of the Saints during the 2021 AFL Round 19 match between the West Coast Eagles and the St Kilda Saints at Optus Stadium on July 24, 2021 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/AFL Photos via Getty Images)

    West Coast have confirmed the delisting of midfielder Jarrod Brander, who has not been offered a new deal for 2022.

    Brander's future with the Eagles faced an unclear path ahead of this year's exchange period, with the club flagging they would be open to trading the 22-year-old this off-season.

    The club announced Brander's delisting on Monday, with West Coast list manager Rohan O'Brien thanking Brander for his service to the Eagles.


    “Following discussions with his management the club has delisted Jarrod, who is keen to explore other opportunities,” O'Brien said.

    “We thank Jarrod for his contribution to the club over the past four years and wish him all the best for the future.”

    Brander has played 22 games in the blue and gold since making his debut in 2018, appearing on 11 occasions this year.
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    PERTH, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 16: Jarrod Brander of the Eagles in action during the 2020 AFL Round 12 match between the West Coast Eagles and the Hawthorn Hawks at Optus Stadium on August 16, 2020 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Carson/AFL Photos via Getty Images)
    Having featured in various roles under coach Adam Simpson, Brander is capable of playing across all thirds of the ground.
    Carlton were understood to be interested in Brander's services in the trade window before moving elsewhere, while Geelong have also been previously linked to the versatile Eagle.
    Brander joins Brendon Ah Chee (delisted), Brayden Ainsworth (delisted), Will Collins (delisted), Mark Hutchings (delisted), Ben Johnson (delisted), Nathan Vardy (delisted), Daniel Venables (retired) in departing West Coast this year.