Hurn signs new deal with the Eagles
Hurn signs new deal with the Eagles

Shannon Hurn is set to become a one-club AFL player after agreeing to a contract extension with West Coast today.

Hurn, one of the Eagles senior players, has signed a new deal that will tie him to the club for another three years.

The 26-year-old was on the restricted free agency list by the arrangement means Hurn will likely see out his career with the WA team.

He has played 134 matches, mainly as a rebounding defender.

Hurn was likely to reach West Coast life membership this season.

"You always have to consider your options,” Hurn told the club's website. “But I have no intention of going anywhere else, so thought we’d settle things early.

“I enjoy the football club, some of my best mates are here and I think it’s a pretty exciting time for the club.

“Adam Simpson has also come in and there is a good positive message and I want to play my role in the team to make sure we achieve the targets we set ourselves.”

With the South Australian secured West Coast will ramp up their negotiations with star ruckman Nic Naitanui, who comes out of contract at the end of this season.

The West Australian

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