PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA - MARCH 11: Liam Duggan of the Eagles kicks the ball under pressure from Brandon Matera of the Dockers during the JLT Community Series AFL match between the Fremantle Dockers and the West Coast Eagles at HBF Arena on March 11, 2018 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/AFL Media/Getty Images)
Liam Duggan has signed a new three-year deal to remain at West Coast until the end of the 2024 season. West Coast confirmed on Thursday that the premiership backman has extended his stay in the blue and gold, adding to a strong season of re-signings for the Eagles.
Duggan joins the likes of
Liam Ryan, Brad Sheppard, Jack Redden, Oscar Allen and Dom Sheed among those that have penned new deals past 2021.
“It’s exciting for me,” the 24-year-old said.
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“We’ve got the three-year contract done and really happy to be at the club for a further three years – the club I’ve come to love and really want to be a part of for the future going forward as well. So, super exciting.
“This will take me through to 10 years. I’d love to be a one-club player, that’s been high on my priority since arriving at the AFL and arriving at this great club as well.
"That is something I’d love to be once my footy career is over.”
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Duggan, a member of the Eagles' 2019 premiership side, has played 116 games for West Coast since making his debut in 2015.
The highly-rated defender joined the Eagles via the 2014 National Draft after plying his trade as a junior with Bacchus Marsh.
West Coast have confirmed a total of
seven players have departed the club this season, while a number of key figures are yet to recommit past this year.
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 13: Shannon Hurn of the Eagles looks to pass the ball during the round four AFL match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Optus Stadium on April 13, 2019 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
Out-of-contract duo Josh Kennedy and Shannon Hurn are
expected to re-sign with the Eagles, while Jarrod Brander is reportedly set to assess his options elsewhere.
In other trade news for the Eagles,
Carlton's Sam Petrevski-Seton has requested a move back to his home state of Western Australia, with West Coast his desired destination.