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Lion Eric Hipwood signs on until 2029

Brisbane Lions forward Eric Hipwood is on track to live out his dream of being a one-club player after re-signing with the AFL club until the end of 2029.

Hipwood was already contracted for 2023, and will be 32 by the time his six-year extension expires.

The 25-year-old suffered an ACL injury 17 months ago, but kicked nine goals during Brisbane's three-match finals campaign this year to show he is nearing his best again.

Hipwood, the No.14 pick from the 2015 national draft, hopes to achieve the ultimate success at Brisbane.

"I jumped at the opportunity to re-sign, to be honest," he said.

"One thing that attracted me to stay with the club is that I have been here since the dark times, so to be able to experience some good times and hopefully some better times coming, it was a pretty easy decision.

"When you listen to some of my idols, in Nick Riewoldt and Jonathan Brown, and what they have spoken about post their careers and how proud they are to be a one-club player - that is something I have always aspired to be, if I had the opportunity."

Hipwood has scored 188 goals in 127 games, and looms as a key cog in Brisbane's bid to break through for a flag next year.

"I got drafted at a pretty unique time for the club, then in 12 months' time our list sort of got turned on its end and we got a new coach and a new GM, Hipwood said.

"We had to build a culture from scratch which was eye-opening at the start.

"But to now be able to have a stable environment where you come in to work and you know you are going to get better and we have goals, it is a really good environment and something I am proud to be a part of."