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Great news!!! Awesome work tracc

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That was quick, only 3 pages in...

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Fantastic! Brings him into FA, very shrewd business by his manager. 

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Sen just said truck has extended his contract for 2 yrs to 2022 

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This news plus the team performance/fitness base prompted me to stump up the FY20 membership for be and the boy. 
 

There’s so much the club is doing well now.

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22 minutes ago, Pates said:

Fantastic! Brings him into FA, very shrewd business by his manager. 

He will be worth much more as a dual premiership player by then

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Great news and could well be a domino effect with others coming up to the end of existing contracts. It seems that these young fellas are in it together which is terrific for the club and of course us old suffering supporters.

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I love the fact that Petrac signed before the season because of the hype that he will have on him when tearing  sides to shreds.

He had a semi breakout season in the second half of the season in 2019 and this year he will crank it up.  We  locked him in which is fantastic and for now l can sleep easy.

 

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great stuff, here's to three premierships, a brownlow one year and a norm smith the next, and then one of each to top it off!

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10 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

great stuff, here's to three premierships, a brownlow one year and a norm smith the next, and then one of each to top it off!

You don't want to throw a Coleman in there for good measure. 😛

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26 minutes ago, Demonland said:

Side note; does anybody know why Trac's twitter account has been suspended?

https://twitter.com/cpetracca7

An article floating around somewhere said he had previously deactivated it for a period to focus on footy. Maybe he's gone that way again - via 'suicide-by-cop' to avoid the temptation of returning?  

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Doesn't this guy know how to play AFL football? The way it's done is, you say you're leaving contract negotiations til the end of the season, then get seen touring GWS  or Brisbane facilities. Amateur.

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I think this is a great show of faith by Trac in the club, the rest of his teammates, that he is really invested in the club and taking it forward.  You get the impression of Trac that he has significant ambitions and that after our 2019 it would be understandable for him to be looking around at better options. 

Putting off contract talks and if he subsequently left, it could have had a really destabilizing impact on the team at a critical time.  Instead, he hasn't stuffed anyone around and has committed to the club before the season commences.  Like chalk and cheese to that previous No.$1 draft pick we had.

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8 minutes ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

I think this is a great show of faith by Trac in the club, the rest of his teammates, that he is really invested in the club and taking it forward.  You get the impression of Trac that he has significant ambitions and that after our 2019 it would be understandable for him to be looking around at better options. 

Putting off contract talks and if he subsequently left, it could have had a really destabilizing impact on the team at a critical time.  Instead, he hasn't stuffed anyone around and has committed to the club before the season commences.  Like chalk and cheese to that previous No.$1 draft pick we had.

 

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18 minutes ago, Rodney (Balls) Grinter said:

I think this is a great show of faith by Trac in the club, the rest of his teammates, that he is really invested in the club and taking it forward.  You get the impression of Trac that he has significant ambitions and that after our 2019 it would be understandable for him to be looking around at better options. 

Putting off contract talks and if he subsequently left, it could have had a really destabilizing impact on the team at a critical time.  Instead, he hasn't stuffed anyone around and has committed to the club before the season commences.  Like chalk and cheese to that previous No.$1 draft pick we had.

That sounds about right  Balls.  He is finally starting to mature as a person and has committed to the cause to stand by his mates. Unlike some others in the past.

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Great move by the club and by Trac.

In this day and age, you can't blame either party for going for the 2 year deal.  It allows Trac to hit free agency, while also giving the club flexibility.  If we want him to sign on again then we need to continue to play finals footy and push for that ever elusive flag.

I always love these signings though - nothing better than seeing one of your best players sign on and show massive faith in the club as a whole.  With Gawn being installed as captain, it's been a positive few days for the club.

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