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Jase stays true to his word

es BlouJason Davenport in action for North Shore in 2018. (Sports Media Image/Marcel Berens)

JASON Davenport will stay true to his promise to see out his playing career with North Shore after signing with the GFL club for 2021.

Both the Seagulls and Davenport, who played 28 AFL games with Port Adelaide and featured in Geelong’s 2007 VFL premiership, have confirmed his return to Windsor Park to krockfootball.com.au in what is a massive boost for the club.

The 34-year-old said in April last year he was keen to play 100 games for North Shore.

Davenport featured in 75 games and kicked 122 goals in five seasons, as well as coaching the Seagulls from 2015-17, in his first stint at Windsor Park.

He twice claimed the North Shore best-and-fairest, was named in the GFL Team of the Year on three occasions and represented the GFL every year from 2014-2017.

Davenport joined Eastern League club Templestowe in 2019 while living and working in Melbourne after taking a role at the end of 2017 as a development coach with AFL club Carlton.

However, he has been stood down from his position at the as a result of the impact of COVID-19.

More to come.

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