Collingwood lock up star defender Darcy Moore on enormous six-year contract at $900,000 a season – with deal anticipated to make him a Pie for all times
- Moore, 26, ought to end his profession on the membership after signing monster deal
- Pies GM of soccer Graham Wright hopes defender will captain the membership someday
- Moore debuted in 2015 and has kicked 65 objectives in 105 video games
Star Collingwood defender Darcy Moore is off the market after signing a contract extension to stay on the AFL membership till the top of 2028.
Set to be a Magpie for all times, 26-year-old Moore mentioned he was excited to be part of Collingwood’s future.
“I am glad to return to an association with the membership and proceed my soccer profession at Collingwood,” Moore mentioned in a press release on Thursday.
Moore has been in nice type this season and is among the AFL’s greatest intercepting defenders
“With a brand new teaching group and younger squad, we’re creating sturdy foundations for the long run – that is thrilling to be part of.”
The deal is anticipated to earn Moore round $900,000 a season, in line with the Herald Sun.
Collingwood GM of Soccer Graham Wright mentioned they had been delighted to lock down vice-captain Moore, the most popular free agent in the marketplace.
“We’re rapt to increase Darcy so he can probably end his profession right here at Collingwood,” Wright mentioned.
The 203cm All-Australian – seen right here competing for a mark in opposition to Geelong within the Pies’ slim spherical three loss – would have turn into a free agent on the finish of the season
The 26-year-old has been one of many causes for Collingwood’s massive turnaround in type in 2022
“Darcy is already a vice-captain of the membership and I am certain he has aspirations to captain the membership down the observe.
“All-Australian key defenders, 200cm plus of his calibre are exhausting to search out.
“We revered the very fact he was a free agent on the finish of this 12 months, and he would take a while to make his choice.
“We’re happy to return to phrases that ought to see Darcy play out his profession at Collingwood.”
An All-Australian, Moore has performed 105 video games and kicked 65 objectives since making his debut within the black and white in 2015.
He returned to motion this season after injuring his proper knee in spherical 13 final 12 months.