New deal for Thurlow

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Updated: July 7, 2015
Geelong youngster Jackson Thurlow sends the Cats into attack in the VFL practice match against Footscray. Picture: VICKI KING.
Geelong youngster Jackson Thurlow sends the Cats into attack in the VFL practice match against Footscray. Picture: VICKI KING.

Geelong youngster Jackson Thurlow sends the Cats into attack in the VFL practice match against Footscray. Picture: VICKI KING.

EMERGING Geelong defender Jackson Thurlow has signed a new three-year deal with the club.

The Cats have confirmed the 21-year-old has put pen to paper on a new deal that will keep him at Simonds Stadium until the end of 2018.

Taken with pick 16 in the 2012 National Draft from Launceston, Thurlow, who has been likened to Corey Enright,  has played 20 games since debuting in Round 7, 2013.

10 of those games have been this year after he overcame a lacerated kidney suffered before Christmas.

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