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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Dockers lock in Andrew Brayshaw through to the end of 2021

Fremantle’s No.2 pick Andrew Brayshaw has extended his draftee contract by two years, committing to the club through to the end of 2021.
The Dockers moved quickly to extend the deal of their first selection at the draft, as is becoming the trend across the league.
Handed the No.8 jumper worn by fan favourite Shaun McManus, Brayshaw said being part of such a large influx of new players had helped him settle in quickly.
“I definitely feel there’s something special going on at the club and I’m really excited for the next few years and I definitely want to be a part of that,” he said.
“At a lot of other clubs, there’s only two or three draftees but having us 10 who most have moved from interstate, it’s been really great to work off each together and sort things out together.”
Dockers list manager Brad Lloyd told the club’s website that Brayshaw’s signature was a good sign for the club’s ability to retain its young talent.
Fremantle secured the draft pick which landed Brayshaw after former first-round pick Lachie Weller asked to be traded to the Gold Coast.
“We’re thrilled with the leadership (Brayshaw has) shown,” Lloyd said.
“We’ve had 22 young players enter the football club in the past two off-seasons, so to have a young player like Andrew show his commitment to the club with a two-year extension on top of an initial two-year term, it’s a really good sign and a show of faith.”