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Longmuir the purple pick

Justin Longmuir has been named as the coach of the Fremantle Football Club for the next three years.

The 38 year old played 139 games for the club between 1999 and 2007 before moving into a  coaching career.

Longmuir has most recently been an assistant coach at Collingwood, but has also spent time at both WA clubs in coaching and development roles.

‘I think Justin Longmuir has been locked and loaded for a long, long time’ said 6PR’s Kim Hagdorn

Former Fremantle Docker and Sportsday presenter Paul Hasleby spoke to Gareth Parker on Mornings about the appointment.

Hasleby says Fremantle’s made the right decision stressing that Longmuir has previously been involved with two successful football clubs.

As a talented former player, Hasleby believes Longmuir has been working towards this position for a long time and stressed he’s a great fit for the job.

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