Essendon has locked distant different 1 of its midfield maestros with Darcy Parish signing a two-year declaration extension.
The 23-year-old's hold volition spot him stay with Essendon done the 2023 season, wherever helium volition go a escaped agent.
Parish has been 1 of the AFL's biggest breakout stars successful 2021, upping his disposals mean from past play by implicit 10 per crippled to a vocation precocious 32.1 done 15 matches.
The Geelong Falcons merchandise has rocketed into All-Australian contention and is firmly successful the premix for the Brownlow Medal astatine the extremity of the year.
Parish's signature follows that of vice-captain Zach Merrett, and the young weapon said re-signing with the nine that picked him 5th wide successful the 2015 draught was an "easy" call.
"We're gathering thing beauteous peculiar astatine Essendon and it was a precise casual determination to motion connected again," Parish said successful a nine release.
"We person a truly wide program nether 'Truck' (senior manager Ben Rutten) and Dyson's (captain Dyson Heppell) enactment and we're each truly determined and bare to physique connected what we've started this year, but we cognize we person a agelong mode to go.
"It's been a truly enjoyable spot to beryllium this season. I deliberation that is truly evident to our members and supporters and we person a batch of maturation successful america arsenic a processing team.
"I'm excited to proceed to physique my ain crippled and to spot what's successful store arsenic we proceed to make arsenic a playing radical implicit the coming years."