Collingwood’s solid start to 2015 has been given a further boost after the club announced forward Jamie Elliott had put pen-to-paper on a new deal.
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Elliott was due to come out of contract at the end of 2015, but a new three-year deal will see him remain at the Magpies until at least the end of the 2018 season.
According to AFL.com.au, Elliott was due to re-sign in March but a change in management companies delayed the process.
The 22-year-old said he didn’t even think of signing anywhere other than Collingwood.
“I couldn’t see myself anywhere else,” Elliott said in a club statement.
“We have a really exciting young list and I want to be part of that growth and continued development over the next few years.
“The intensity and commitment from the players in the early stages of this season has shown we are a united group and we are playing for each other.”
Elliott joined Collingwood at the end of the 2011 season after being on-traded by Greater Western Sydney.
He has since played 57 games for the Magpies, kicking 75 goals.
The 178cm small forward has played a vital role in Collingwood’s 4-1 start to 2015 and has become a fan favourite at the club.