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Ex-Lions AFL skipper to retire from Dogs

  • Ex-Lions AFL skipper to retire from Dogs

    MELBOURNE, VICTORIA - APRIL 16: Jed Adcock of the Bulldogs celebrates after kicking a goal during the round four AFL match between the Carlton Blues and the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium on April 16, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Western Bulldogs veteran Jed Adcock has announced his retirement, with the former Brisbane skipper to pursue an AFL coaching career.

Adcock, 30, joined the Bulldogs as a rookie ahead of the 2016 season after he was delisted by the Lions after 206 games.

He has played seven matches with the Dogs - the last in round 19 - and will remain available for senior selection during the club's finals campaign.

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"Although its only been one year, I've learned a lot both as a player and from a coaching standpoint," Adcock said.

"I'm ready to move on to the next phase of my life and career, which includes pursuing coaching at AFL level."

Adcock was a second-round pick at the 2003 draft and went on to captain Brisbane in 2013 and 2014.

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