West Coast Defender Brad Sheppard Has Signed For Three More Years

Set to be an Eagle for life


Ben Madden

13 March 2019

Ben Madden

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West Coast have signed defender Brad Sheppard for three more years.

The deal will keep Sheppard at the club until 2022, and should mean he will be an Eagle for life.

Sheppard missed out on playing in West Coast's premiership, after suffering a serious hamstring injury in the qualifying final victory.

Sheppard told the Eagles' website he was stoked to re-commit before the start of the new season.

"The club's shown a lot of faith in me in the early part of my career and I feel like now I'm an established member of the team." 

"I've got really good mates at the club and have a good relationship with the coaches (and) I'm really happy to be able to play at this great footy club for a further three years to take me into my 13th year.

"I'll be 31, actually, by the time I come out of contract next.

"I'm just over the moon, because one, we've got the new facilities at Lathlain (Park), I get to play at Optus Stadium in front of 50,000-odd each week and we've got the best fans in the League, so it was a bit of a no-brainer in the end."

Sheppard has played 154 games for the club, and been in the top 10 for West Coast's best and fairest, the John Worsfold Medal, for the last four years.

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