Luke Breust has signed a two-year contract extension with the Hawks, taking him to the end of the 2017 season.
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Hawthorn have locked in forward Luke Breust for an additional two years, keeping him at the club until at least the end of the 2017 season.
Breust was contracted for next season, however he chose to bring talks forward in a show of faith to the club that picked him up in the 2009 rookie draft.
The 23-year-old has kicked a career-high 52 goals this season, seven more goals than his breakout season of 2012.
“I was more than happy to do that (sign early), Hawthorn have been exceptional for me from the start,” he told hawthornfc.com.au.
“Coming off the rookie list I’ve only really had one-year contracts so they showed faith in me and I’m more than happy to show some faith back in the club and sign for a few more years.
“There are some exciting times ahead at Hawthorn.”
Breust has stepped up since the departure of Lance Franklin, and sits in second on the club’s goalkicking list behind Jarryd Roughead (58 goals).