Toby Greene’s future is well and truly sorted, with the forward signing a contract that takes him through until 2026.

The GWS Giants and Toby Greene have agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep the superstar at the club until the end of the 2026 season.

Having signed a six-year deal in 2018, the extension means Greene is now contracted to the club until the age of 33.

The 2016 All-Australian has been at the club since being picked up in the 2011 national draft.

“I’ve always known my future was at the Giants, it’s been my home since I was 18,” he said.

“We’ve got a young and exciting group and I’m privileged to lead them out (as stand-in captain) until Cogs (Stephen Coniglio) returns.

“It’s been a really enjoyable start to the season and I’m looking forward to being back in Sydney in front of our orange army this weekend.”

GWS general manager of football, Jason McCartney says the decision to extend Greene’s deal was straightforward.

“Toby’s obviously a star of the competition and is having a brilliant start to the season,” he said.

“He’s flourished with the added responsibility this season which is really pleasing.  

“It was a pretty easy option for us to add another couple of years to his contract, we’ve always known he’ll be a Giant for life.”

Greene has impressed in his stint as stand-in captain in the absence of the injured Coniglio, with Essendon great Matthew Lloyd recently urging the club to give him the job on a full-time basis.

“Some players thrive with the captaincy and some it’s like a noose around their neck,” he told Nine’s Footy Classified.

“I feel like Stephen Coniglio, it has never sat comfortably with Stephen, whereas Toby, he just rolls with it and I think he inspires the other players.

“They’ve got a massive decision to make, and for me, I would make it to be Toby Greene as the Giants’ captain.”

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