Fremantle’s Michael Barlow says he is confident fellow midfield star David Mundy will follow his lead and commit to the Dockers beyond next season despite the lure of free agency.
After a grand final performance he describes as "average at best", Fremantle goalsneak Hayden Ballantyne has little choice but to buy into the club's mantra of always looking forward.
Fremantle tagger Ryan Crowley and emerging midfield star Lachie Neale sign new deals.
Fremantle forward Michael Walters has promised to act as a mentor for Josh Simpson as the young Dockers squad member battles to get up to speed with the squad's fitness levels in a tough pre-season.
Opposition teams can rest easy for now. Fremantle’s antagonist Hayden Ballantyne is a father – but to a daughter not a son who might have become the Dockers next generation forward line fire brand.
The Fremantle Dockers ambitious plan to house its new training and administration facility in a proposed $114 million aquatic and leisure centre at Cockburn has jumped a significant hurdle.
Star midfielder Nat Fyfe has described Fremantle's grand final loss to Hawthorn as "old news".
New Fremantle rookie Jacob Ballard won't let hurdles stand in the way of him playing in the AFL, literally or figuratively.
The tools are down and the boots are on for Fremantle rookie Michael Wood, who has had his electricians apprenticeship interrupted by the opportunity to play AFL football with the Dockers.
Fremantle's record-breaking 2013 on-field has led to a record-breaking year off it, with a profit $400,000 over budget and a record contribution to the WA Football Commission of more than $4.8 million.
Subiaco forward Michael Wood went into 2013 knowing it would take a lot of work to get himself noticed by AFL recruiters.
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