Sport McDonald extends AFL deal with Demons

07:07  05 june  2018
07:07  05 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

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In-form forward Tom McDonald is off the free agency market after re-signing with Melbourne until the end of the 2022 AFL season.

Key forward Tom McDonald has inked a new four- year deal that will see him stay at the Demons until the end of the 2022 AFL season. The 132-gamer has arguably been in career-best form since returning from a foot injury in round six, becoming one of Melbourne’s most valuable players. The 25-year-old

In-form forward Tom McDonald is off the free agency market after re-signing with Melbourne until the end of the 2022 AFL season. © AAP Image/Julian Smith In-form forward Tom McDonald is off the free agency market after re-signing with Melbourne until the end of the 2022 AFL season. Key forward Tom McDonald has inked a new four- year deal that will see him stay at the Demons until the end of the 2022 AFL season.

The 132-gamer has arguably been in career-best form since returning from a foot injury in round six, becoming one of Melbourne's most valuable players.

The 25-year-old has kicked 19 goals in his past six matches, including 15 majors in his previous four games.

General manager of football operations Josh Mahoney said McDonald, in his eighth year with Melbourne, was an important part of the club's future.

"Tom was a free agent this year and his signing is another positive sign for the environment that is being created at the club," Mahoney said.

"Tom has been providing us a great target and working well with our other forward options."

McDonald finished third in the club's best and fairest in 2012 and 2015.

Gary Pert appointed Melbourne CEO .
Former Collingwood CEO Gary Pert will take over in October as Demons CEO when Peter Jackson departs in a shock appointment.Pert, 53, resigned as Magpies CEO midway through last year after a decade with the Magpies as the club underwent an internal review that led to significant changes throughout the club.

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