Leeton product Jacob Hopper has capped a brilliant AFL season by signing a two-year contract extension with Greater Western Sydney.
Hopper's efforts were recognised last month when he was included in the AFL's 40-man All Australian squad for the first time.
He was one of just two Giants players named, along with Toby Greene. He said he was always keen to remain with GWS and progress with the young group they have.
"The club's been great in allowing me to focus on my football across what was a really disrupted season for us," Hopper told the GWS website
"I'm really excited to officially re-sign and I think we've shown on-field this season that we're building something really special that I want to be a part of."
Hopper passed 100 games with GWS earlier this year and averaged 26.5 touches a game this season.
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The 24-year-old was also part of the club's leadership group this year and the Giants are thrilled to ensure he stays in Sydney.
"We've said all year we were really confident Jacob would remain a Giant but it's great to officially confirm it," GWS general manager of football, Jason McCartney, said.
"Jacob's had an outstanding season - and that's been recognised across the competition - but he's also added tremendously to his leadership skills as an official member of our leadership group.
"He's taken his game to another level and we're excited for his continued progression in orange and charcoal."
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