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  • Demonland changed the title to Lever Extends Until End of 2024

Was contracted until the end of 2022 so it is a 2 year extension. 

The 2 years suggests salary cap management is part of the rationale for extending. 

Hope he can find his AA form again or at least make it into the top 5 of the B n F.

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1 minute ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Was contracted until the end of 2022 so it is a 2 year extension. 

The 2 years suggests salary cap management is part of the rationale for extending. 

Hope he can find his AA form again or at least make it into the top 5 of the B n F.

club would be pleased* to some extent that they haven't had to pay out on some of the bonuses he would have had in initial deal around BnF/AA but at the same time probably would have liked him to have hit them coz that means it was a good signing.

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2 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

Having a good game last Friday probably game him a little bit extra leverage.

A little extra LEVERage, huh?  Very droll, Mr ET!

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12 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Was contracted until the end of 2022 so it is a 2 year extension. 

The 2 years suggests salary cap management is part of the rationale for extending. 

Hope he can find his AA form again or at least make it into the top 5 of the B n F.

The website says "another three seasons" though?

Anyway, I look forward to another 3-4 years of Lever being criticised, sometimes fairly, often not.

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8 minutes ago, titan_uranus said:

The website says "another three seasons" though?

Anyway, I look forward to another 3-4 years of Lever being criticised, sometimes fairly, often not.

I'm pretty sure he signed a 5 year deal to joint the club ie till end of 2022.

'Another three seasons' would included the remaining year of his current contract being 2022.

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was going to raise a thread about leveraging Lever but this is as good as any.

We have to get a tactic going that takes advantage of the intercept. By himself his disposal is suspect but the time when he takes the ball is when the other team is committed to attack and are at their most vulnerable.

Perhaps there needs to be a plan allowing him to lay off the ball quickly to a designated player or spot

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1 hour ago, titan_uranus said:

The website says "another three seasons" though?

Anyway, I look forward to another 3-4 years of Lever being criticised, sometimes fairly, often not.

He will be like Trac if he can play like last Friday, free from criticism and an A grader leading this Club. Has enormous leadership potential.

Really don't know why Jake,  Maysie Trac Gus Langers and Clarry aren't in the leadership group to keep them all together . They deserve it. 
 

Well done Jake onwards and upwards. 

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3 hours ago, Diamond_Jim said:

was going to raise a thread about leveraging Lever but this is as good as any.

We have to get a tactic going that takes advantage of the intercept. By himself his disposal is suspect but the time when he takes the ball is when the other team is committed to attack and are at their most vulnerable.

Perhaps there needs to be a plan allowing him to lay off the ball quickly to a designated player or spot

Part of the other side benifit of this is that if we can rely on Lever and May to take more intercept marks and rebound out of the backline, it should also free up big Maxy to get involved and take marks further up the ground in our attacking half.

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1 hour ago, At the break of Gawn said:

I assume a pay cut was part of this deal? Surely can’t be on $700-$800k a season still?

maybe not a cut but definitely front loaded i'd imagine given the OOC players in the future they'd be absorbing more now while clarry/trac/salo and the younger boys are on smaller deals

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Great to have Lever signed after a good season in 2020 where he played every game, so looks like his knee is holding up well.

It's a confidence booster knowing he'll be there until the end of 2024. He is still young and already a leader and well respected at the club.

 Best of luck Jake!

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