He was additionally dominant within the Magpies’ opening two finals, having been greatest afield within the loss to Geelong and the win over Fremantle. However he couldn’t drag the Pies previous Sydney within the preliminary closing.
In the meantime, younger defender Will Kelly has signed a one-year contract extension with the Magpies.
Kelly, the son of Magpies premiership participant Craig, joined the membership as a father-son decide within the 2018 nationwide draft.
“We see a variety of potential in Will based mostly on what he has proven us throughout his time within the VFL and his few appearances at AFL stage,” Magpies soccer division chief Graham Wright mentioned.
“Whereas he hasn’t had a lot alternative within the AFL resulting from damage, we imagine we are going to see Will’s soccer progress in 2023 and utilise his athleticism extra throughout each applications subsequent 12 months. As a flexible tall, Will can play each ends of the bottom and we’re wanting to see what he’ll deliver subsequent season.”