Sport Fyfe signs six-year deal with Dockers

10:16  17 july  2017
10:16  17 july  2017 Source:   MSN

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Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe has turned his back on up to million to recommit to the Dockers on a long-term contract, announced this morning. The Brownlow medallist has penned a new six - year deal worth about .3 million a year.

Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe has told 7 News Perth he's "pretty close" to signing a new deal with the Dockers , seemingly ending Asked about his form this year , Fyfe said he's still to get back to his best. "I think it's safe to say it's been a little bit The Canberra job that starts with six weeks paid leave.

Nat Fyfe has signed a six-year contract with the Fremantle Dockers.© AAP Image/Richard Wainwright Nat Fyfe has signed a six-year contract with the Fremantle Dockers. Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe insists he never seriously considered joining a Melbourne-based club before re-signing with the Dockers until the end of 2023.

Fyfe is set to be a Docker for life after agreeing to a six-year contract extension.

It's the longest contract extension in Fremantle's AFL history, with the deal reportedly worth about $1.2 million per season.

The deal means 25-year-old Fyfe will play at least three more seasons under coach Ross Lyon, who is contracted with Fremantle until the end of season 2020.

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Fremantle superstar Nat Fyfe has put an end to any chance of him changing clubs via free agency at the end of the year, signing a six - year deal with the Dockers until the end of 2023. The deal is rumoured to be worth as much as .4 million per year for Dockers ’ captain and 2015 Brownlow

Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe has signed a massive six - year deal which will see him remain a Docker until at least the end of the 2023 season. The 25-year-old put pen to paper on the longest deal in Fremantle’s history, and is excited to stay out west for the next six years .

Earlier this season, rumours were rife Fyfe was considering a big-money switch to a Melbourne-based club, with St Kilda thought to be the frontrunner.

But the 2015 Brownlow medallist denied that was the case, even though he would have landed significantly more money that way.

"Other than the prospect sort of wandering across my conscious, no real thought was ever put into moving to another club," Fyfe said on Monday.

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Superstar Docker signs longest deal in club's history. Fyfe was also Freo's best player in Sunday's scrappy Western Derby loss to West Coast with 30 touches – 19 contested – and six clearances.

Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe has told 7 News Perth he's "pretty close" to signing a new deal with the Dockers , seemingly ending months of speculation Asked about his form this year , Fyfe said he's still to get back to his best.

"I can say that really genuinely. All the speculation floating around was mostly untrue, and it was quite interesting to watch.

"Fremantle is in a great position with their facilities and the ability to play in this new stadium (next year). There's no other place I'd want to play my footy."

Fyfe hopes to win a premiership with Fremantle before his deal expires.

And he is confident it can be achieved following the emergence of a host of talented players this season.

"I think we've got a group who are really willing to learn and aren't interested in waiting around for their careers to follow a natural trajectory," Fyfe said.

"Clearly, we want to deliver Fremantle their first premiership. It's a really lofty and ambitious goal. We're all going to work as hard as we can towards that."

With Fyfe now locked away, much of the focus of the AFL world will switch to out-of-contract Richmond star Dustin Martin.

Martin is a restricted free agent, and his hot form could be rewarded with offers upward of $1.3 million per season by rival clubs.

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