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Crowley cut and Duffield retires among seven list changes for Freo

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Ryan Crowley has played his last game for Fremantle

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FREMANTLE tagger Ryan Crowley has been delisted by the Dockers while life member Paul Duffield has announced his retirement from AFL football on Thursday.

Crowley, 31, played the last of 188 games for the Dockers in the 2014 semi-final against Port Adelaide.

The Dockers' 2012 best and fairest winner was suspended for 12 months for a doping violation following a positive test for a banned painkiller in round 17 2014.

He was available to play in the preliminary final against Hawthorn after serving his suspension but was not selected.

Duffield, 30, retires after 171 games with the club that included the 2013 Grand Final.

He played 14 matches this season, his last in round 23 against Port Adelaide.

Fremantle has already lost veteran defender Luke McPharlin to retirement while the future of skipper Matthew Pavlich remains uncertain.

He is not contracted for next season but despite launching his autobiography on Thursday he is still yet to make an announcement on his playing future.

Fremantle's general manager of football operations Chris Bond praised the latest departures for their contribution to the club.

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"Paul is a life member and has spent his entire career at Fremantle," Bond said in a club statement.

"He has been a strong part of our recent on-field success and helped develop our younger players by sharing his valuable knowledge of the game.

"Ryan became the competition's premier tagger and has been a popular player around the club and with fans.

"He left nothing out on the ground during his 188 games for Fremantle."

The Dockers also announced that Max Duffy, Josh Deluca, Jacob Ballard and Craig Moller were delisted.

But the club has committed to re-drafting Deluca, 19, as a rookie after just one year on the Dockers' main list. He was taken with pick No.68 in the 2014 NAB AFL draft but endured some injury problems this season.

Duffy managed just three games across three seasons on the list after being drafted in 2012. Ballard and Moller played one game each as rookies. 

The Dockers added another delisting late on Friday afternoon with rookie key position player Tom Vandeleur cut after two years on the list without playing a senior game.