Horsham football export Darcy Tucker has inked a two-year deal to remain at Fremantle
After suffering some injury setbacks early in the 2021 season, Tucker returned to the senior side in round seven and did not miss a game for the remainder of the year, averaging 17 disposals, 2.98 score involvements and 246.5 metres gained in his 17 appearances.
Speaking with the club's media team, Tucker said consistency and some more time on the wing is what he is hoping for in 2022.
"Personally, I wasn't too happy with the year I had. I have high standards for myself and it felt like I was playing a bit of catch up from my injury," he said.
"(The West Coast game) is the standard I believe I can play at and that's why I'm really excited to have a full preseason and really set myself up to have a good season like that.
"It all starts with getting fitter and stronger, improving as much as I can over the pre-season and going from there.
"I do love the wing, I love being around the midfield and I feel that's where I can play my best footy."
Fremantle's Head of Player Personnel David Walls said Tucker was a long-term player for the club.
"We're pleased to have Darcy around for at least another two seasons. He's been really professional, especially when he had that really big hamstring injury and worked his way back," he said.
"He worked hard and has been moved around a little bit, but we really see him settling in on the wing and nailing down that spot with his run and carry, he's got a beautiful step and a long left foot kick.
"We see him as a big part of our future and our list management plan."
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