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Gun of a Sun O'Meara locked in for two more

Jaeger O'Meara of the Suns in action during the 2013 AFL Round 12 match between the Essendon Bombers and the Gold Coast Suns at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne on June 15, 2013. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media)
Sun Jaeger O'Meara has re-signed for a further two years
GOLD Coast rookie sensation Jaeger O'Meara has extended his contract with the Suns for a further two years.
 
O'Meara will now be with the club until at least the end of the 2016 season.
 
The 19-year-old is yet to miss a game since making his debut against St Kilda in round one.

O'Meara has had an outstanding first season, averaging more than 22 disposals in his 15 games, and kicking 10 goals.

He has surged more than 200 places in the Official AFL Player Ratings in that time, sitting 396th overall.

List manager Scott Clayton said the contract extension demonstrated the faith O'Meara had in the direction of the Suns.
 
O'Meara agreed, and said he was "rapt" to extend his deal.
 
"The club showed enormous faith in me when I was recruited and in doing so provided me a great opportunity," O'Meara said.

"We still have a heap of hard work ahead of us, but I believe we have the chance to build something special here on the Gold Coast, and that's something I really want to be a part of."

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O'Meara's combination of inside ball-winning, outside pace and supreme ball use and finishing skills has had many compare him to Carlton's Chris Judd and his own captain Gary Ablett.
 
 
O'Meara was taken by the Suns with selection one in the 2011 GWS trade incentive draft.
 
To land O'Meara, Gold Coast traded selection four in the 2011 NAB AFL Draft and exchanged later picks with the Giants to secure the rights to select O'Meara.
 
O'Meara joins Dion Prestia, Zac Smith, Trent McKenzie, Jack Martin and Rory Thompson among other Suns to have re-committed in 2013.
 
Michael Whiting is a reporter for AFL Media. Follow him on Twitter: @AFL_mikewhiting