Cassisi, 29, has had a long and productive career with the club that selected him with the 50th pick of the 200 Draft, playing in 183 games so far, being a member of the club’s 2004 Premiership team and captaining the squad since 2009.
As reported on the Port Adelaide website, Cassisi said he had no hesitation in agreeing to see out his career at Port Adelaide and is buoyed by the club’s future.
“It’s an unbelievable feeling to be a one-club player at such a wonderful club as Port Adelaide,” Cassisi said.
Coach Matthew Primus added “I’m delighted that Dom has re-signed and I know he’s going to continue to play a very important part in the club’s journey over the next few years both through his leadership and his consistency on-field.”
With the Power coming off a forgettable 2011 campaign where they won only three games, expectations for this year are modest at best. Nontheless the fact that Cassisi, a respected veteran player and leader, has been extended is sending a message to the rest of the team that the club believes it has a foundation upon which it can build.
Port Adelaide begins its 2012 season this Sunday with a match against St Kilda at AAMI Stadium.
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