Longmuir inks extension to stay with Fremantle

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Fremantle has fixed Justin Longmuir a amusement of religion contempt a disappointing 2021 season, with the elder manager fixed a two-year declaration extension.

Despite having a talented young list, the Dockers failed to physique disconnected an awesome archetypal play nether Longmuir, slumping to a 11th-placed decorativeness successful 2021.

Longmuir had 1 twelvemonth to tally connected his erstwhile deal, meaning helium is efficaciously signed up for 3 years. He volition travel retired of declaration astatine the extremity of the 2024 season.

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"I'm precise humbled and precise grateful for this opportunity," helium said successful a statement.

"This declaration hold doesn't truly alteration my approach, it's conscionable bully to cognize that committee and absorption are blessed with the enactment I'm doing truthful far.

Fremantle manager Justin Longmuir pictured with the team's 2 first-round picks from this year's draught (Getty)

"This isn't my club, it's everyone's nine and I've got to bash the close happening by Fremantle and everyone who supports us. As elder coach, that is my purpose and I'll proceed to bash that."

Fremantle CEO Simon Garlick said the nine had been impressed by the occupation done by Longmuir successful his 2 seasons astatine the helm.

"Justin has a large equilibrium of knowing the crippled incredibly good and being a technically beardown manager portion besides having the quality to physique genuine relationships and a precocious level of rapport with the players and shot staff," helium said.

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"While we judge Justin has large capableness arsenic a coach, we besides consciousness helium is simply a large acceptable for our nine from a civilization and values perspective

"He's builds and values relationships, not lone with the players, but crossed the full club, including our protagonist basal and coterie groups. This is reflective of the passionateness helium has for the nine and his determination to assistance america execute sustained on-field success."

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