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Thursday, October 7

Dockers star Rory Lobb may return to GWS

Fremantle massive man Rory Lobb might be concerned in a sensational commerce again to his former membership GWS.

The 29-year-old left the Giants in 2019 for a return to his dwelling state of Western Australia, however may now head again to Western Sydney after reportedly doing a medical with GWS .

There was suggestion by the season that Lobb wished out of Fremantle however his $700,000 a yr contract with two years remaining has been a sticking level for golf equipment.

The Dockers’ public place has been that Lobb is a required participant.

Lobb was chosen with choose 29 within the 2013 draft and performed 74 video games on the Giants earlier than shifting to Fremantle for an additional 45 matches.

Adam Cerra finds his approach to Carlton

Fremantle midfielder Adam Cerra has competed his requested commerce to Carlton.

The 22-year-old joins the Blues on a four-year contract, with the Dockers receiving choose six and a future third rounder from the Blues.

Cerra will likely be added to a Carlton engine room that options Sam Walsh and Patrick Cripps, whereas George Hewett has additionally joined from Sydney.

He performed 76 video games for Fremantle since being drafted at choose 5 within the 2017 AFL Draft.

Fremantle give Will Brodie a second likelihood

Undesirable Gold Coast midfielder Will Brodie has discovered his approach to Fremantle in a sophisticated choose swap.

The 23-year-old, who solely managed to play 4 video games for the Suns in 2021, was traded to the Dockers with Gold Coast receiving a future second-round and fourth-round choose.

Together with the midfielder, Fremantle snared picks 19, 61 and 69 as compensation for taking over Brodie’s contract, which was believed to be round $400,000 in 2022.

Brodie was chosen by the Suns with choose 9 within the 2016 draft however has performed 24 video games in 5 seasons.


Wednesday, October 6

Demons snare Luke Dunstan from St Kilda

St Kilda midfielder Luke Dunstan has joined premiers Melbourne as an unrestricted free agent.

The 26-year-old wasn’t provided a brand new contract by the Saints regardless of selecting up 11 Brownlow votes in 12 video games, averaging 25 disposals a sport.

Dunstan was chosen at choose 18 within the 2013 Nationwide Draft and has performed 116 video games for the Saints.

“We got here into this commerce interval trying to re-stock the midfield space and Luke matches the invoice completely,” Lamb advised  Melbourne Media .

“We’re actually completely happy that Luke has chosen to make the transfer to our membership.

“With Nathan Jones retiring and Aaron vandenBerg shifting on, we’ve got misplaced a substantial quantity of expertise out of our midfield group.

“Luke is a confirmed performer on the highest stage and completed this season in distinctive vogue polling 11 votes within the Brownlow Medal.

“We expect Luke’s greatest soccer is forward of him and simply as importantly, Luke is a terrific cultural match for our membership.”

Jeremy Finlayson will get to Alberton

Versatile tall Jeremy Finlayson has been traded to Port Adelaide, with GWS receiving a future third-round choose in return.

Finlayson had expressed a want to maneuver to South Australia, nearer to his companion’s household following the delivery of the their first baby.

The 25-year-old joins the Energy on a three-year deal the place he is anticipated so as to add to their key ahead shares.

Finlayson, who was beforehand contracted till the tip of 2023, performed 66 video games for the Giants, along with his greatest season of 44 objectives coming in 2019.

Cats reveal two potential targets

Geelong recruitment boss Stephen Wells stated the membership is all in favour of each Tyson Stengle and Jonathan Ceglar.

Small ahead Stengle, 22, was delisted by Adelaide as a consequence of off-field causes earlier this yr however Wells advised SEN the membership had been impressed by his type with Woodville-West Torrens within the SANFL.

“Yeah we’re (),” Wells stated on Wednesday.

“We do have some curiosity in Tyson and he’s very fortunate he’s obtained a person like Eddie [Betts] in his nook.

“We haven’t dedicated to him but, but it surely’s not simply us that claims we wish Tyson. He’ll should make that call himself at the side of his administration group.

“Tyson’s in a terrific place the place he can have a little bit of management over the choice that he makes and the place he has his subsequent alternative at AFL stage.”

Stengle is on the market to be signed as a delisted free agent.

Wells additionally added the membership is contemplating selecting up Hawks ruckman Ceglar, although provided that Darcy Fort departs the Cattery.

“The rationale we made some inquiries about Jonathon is as a result of there was some curiosity in Darcy Fort from one other membership,” Wells added

“So sure, we’ve got made some inquiries however that might all be depending on whether or not Darcy Fort stays on the Cats and that’s nonetheless to be labored by.”

Melbourne in for Luke Dunstan

The premiers are reportedly contemplating signing Luke Dunstan as an unrestricted free agent.

Dunstan, 26, hasn’t been provided a brand new deal by the Saints and will add depth to the Demons’ midfield shares following the departures of Nathan Jones and Aaron vandenBerg.

The Herald Solar studies St Kilda may nonetheless obtain AFL compensation as Dunstan has not been delisted.

Eddie Betts set for shock Geelong gig

Champion small ahead Eddie Betts will be part of the teaching workers at Geelong for subsequent season.

In accordance with Matthew Lloyd on Commerce Radio , the Carlton and Adelaide nice will hyperlink up with the Cats in his first yr out of the sport after hanging up the boots.

Betts performed 350 video games (218 with Carlton, 132 with Adelaide), booting 640 objectives. 


Tuesday, October 5

Port Adelaide set worth for Peter Ladhams

Port Adelaide will solely settle for a first-round draft choose to to relinquish the companies of ruckman Peter Ladhams.

The Energy’s calls for to deal the 23-year-old massive man is also happy by a future first-round choose, in accordance with Fox Footy .

Ladhams needs to be a no.1 ruckman, however is at the moment behind Scott Lycett on the Energy, whereas growing ruck Sam Hayes gained the group’s SANFL best-and-fairest.

Hawthorn and Sydney are believed to be contemplating a transfer for Ladhams, whereas the Bulldogs is also all in favour of a brand new no.1.

Nathan Kreuger joins Collingwood

Collingwood have secured tall Nathan Kreuger and choose 55 from Geelong in change for choose 41.

The primary deal involving of the commerce interval sees the 22-year-old head to the Pies after being starved of alternatives on the Cattery.

Kreuger made his senior debut in spherical 20 this season, enjoying once more the next week, each instances in a key defensive position.

Swans enjoying hardball over Jordan Dawson

Adelaide’s pursuit of Sydney wingman Jordan Dawson might be a drawn out one with the Swans set to demand robust compensation for the 24-year-old.

The Crows are unlikely to surrender choose 4, however their subsequent choose, 23, will not fulfill the Swans based mostly on soccer supervisor Charlie Gardiner’s feedback.

“Our view is he’s arguably the very best participant available on the market in the mean time,” Gardiner stated on SEN .

“We expect it’s solely honest and cheap that we count on robust compensation for him.”

A commerce involving at the least one different group might be the important thing in getting the deal over the road.

Suns struggling to dump wage cap

Gold Coast are reportedly within the midst of a wage cap dump however one participant the centre of it’s refusing to be traded.

Sam Edmund studies  the contracted Darcy Macpherson is unwilling to be traded to North Melbourne, whereas the membership is eager to dump the 23-year-old’s wage off their books.

The Suns’ choose 19 may reportedly be thrown in to sweeten the deal for the Roos, although provided that Macpherson agrees to go away.

Pendlebury indicators new deal

Collingwood skipper Scott Pendlebury will likely be a Magpie for all times after signing a two-year contract extension with the membership.

Pendlebury will likely be 34 by the beginning of subsequent season however has managed to safe deal by to the tip of 2023.

The midfielder, who has performed a club-record 334 video games in black and white, is a six-time All Australian and five-time greatest and fairest winner.

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  • Lachie Neale may nonetheless depart Brisbane and head again dwelling to Fremantle – 3AW
  • Collingwood has secured retired Melbourne defender Neville Jetta for a growth coach position, whereas enjoying for the Magpies’ VFL group.

Monday, October 4

Bulldogs utility turns into third participant to request Carlton transfer

Western Bulldogs utility Lewis Younger has requested to be traded to Carlton – becoming a member of Adam Cerra and George Hewett as gamers who wish to play below new coach Michael Voss.

The 22-year-old has been provided a two-year deal by the Bulldogs, however as an alternative needs to hitch the Blues for extra alternative after enjoying solely 24 video games in 5 seasons at Whitten Oval, studies AFL Media .

Younger, a 201cm utility who can play defence or ruck, was within the Bulldogs’ last group for the qualifying and semi finals, however was dropped for the preliminary last when Stefan Martin returned.

Carlton are within the midst of a busy participant motion interval with free agent midfielder Hewett already becoming a member of the membership after Sydney selected to not match the Blues’ provide, whereas Cerra is predicted to get to IKON Park from Fremantle earlier than finish of the commerce interval.

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  • Bulldogs are all in favour of selecting up free agent Hawk Tim O’Brien as defensive cowl –  AFL
  • St Kilda midfielder Seb Ross has re-signed for 2 years with a set off for a 3rd season.
  • Geelong reject Fremantle’s provide of choose 27 for Jordan Clark –  Fox Footy
  • North Melbourne try to dealer a deal for Gold Coast utility Darcy Macpherson –  Fox Footy
  • West Coast are taking a look at Energy hardman Sam Powell-Pepper –  Fox Footy

Saturday, October 2

George Hewett lands at Carlton

The Blues have bolstered their midfield shares with the signing of George Hewett as a free agent from Sydney.

The Swans did not match the contract provide to Hewett, seeing him head to Princes Park on what is predicted to a four-year deal.

Sydney will obtain an end-of-second-round compensation choose for the 25-year-old who has playe 120 video games for the membership.

Darcy Fort weighing up choices

Darcy Fort’s supervisor Scott Lucas advised Commerce Radio the Geelong ruckman is contemplating a transfer elsewhere after failing to play a senior sport in 2022.

“Rhys Stanley has signed an extension there so we take a look at it pragmatically and go ‘clearly [Geelong] are happy with what Rhys is doing’,” Lucas stated.

“Darcy didn’t play a sport this yr for Geelong so due to this fact you do have to go searching for him and attempt to current some choices for him to get probably the most out of his profession.

“We have now had a glance into it and there’s nonetheless a bit of labor to do however we’re hopeful.”

Fort is contracted for subsequent season however has been linked with a transfer to Brisbane if the Cats have been to comply with a commerce.

Bombers eager to stack Draft hand

Essendon might be set for some commerce motion as they give the impression of being to achieve just a few extra early picks within the Draft.

Chatting with Sportsday , Bombers footy supervisor Josh Mahoney stated the membership was eyeing off some extra younger expertise.

“We’d prefer to have just a few extra picks,” Mahoney stated.

“We’ll attempt to become involved in some potential alternatives there.

“We expect there’s a great group of gamers between the 10-25 (choose) mark, so if we are able to get just a few gamers by that, I believe it could add to the three first-rounders we introduced in final yr.”


Friday, October 1

Carlton shut in on Swans midfielder George Hewett

Sydney midfielder George Hewett is near becoming a member of Carlton after the Blues lodged a bid for the restricted free agent.

With the Swans not anticipating to match Carlton’s provide for the 25-year-old, Hewett is predicted to signal a four-year cope with the Blues.

Sydney can count on to get compensation across the finish of the second-round for the South Australian onballer.

Hewett was chosen with choose 32 within the 2013 draft by the Swans, enjoying 120 video games since making his debut in 2016.

Jake Kelly joins Essendon as unrestricted free agent

The primary official commerce of the free company interval has been made, with Adelaide’s Jake Kelly shifting to Essendon.

The unrestricted free agent has signed a three-year cope with the Bombers.

Essendon checklist supervisor Adrian Dodoro stated the 110-game defender would considerably bolster the membership’s backline over the approaching years.

“We all know Jake brings vital expertise and can work rather well alongside the likes of Jordan Ridley, Nick Hind, Jayden Laverde, Mason Redman and Dyson Heppell in our new-look backline,” Dodoro stated in a membership assertion.

“He’s a seamless match along with his capability to play on harmful small to medium forwards, so we’re actually happy Jake has chosen to return to Essendon.”


Thursday, September 30

Bulldogs duo Lewis Younger and Jordon Candy appeal to curiosity

Western Bulldogs face a battle to maintain fringe pair Lewis Younger and Jordon Candy with each abilities contemplating their choices.

Younger, 22, performed 9 video games in 2021 and was part of the Bulldogs’ first two finals earlier than being dropped for Stefan Martin for the preliminary last.

The out-of-contract ruck-defender is but to signal a two-year deal provided by the Bulldogs and can meet with rival golf equipment imminently, with the likes of Carlton, Geelong and Brisbane trying a key place depth.

Candy, 23, has additionally not put pen to paper on a brand new contract at Whitten Oval and is attracting curiosity from different golf equipment.

Giants permit Jeremy Finlayson to discover choices at any membership

GWS ahead Jeremy Finlayson has been given permission to have a look at a transfer to a special membership within the wake of curiosity from Port Adelaide.

Finlayson had a gathering with the Energy throughout this era, and GWS soccer supervisor Jason McCartney stated the Giants would permit the ahead to discover his choices.

“It is only a lack of household assist in and round Sydney, we gave him permission to discover,” McCartney stated.

“He is very completely happy on the membership, simply has some concern for assist round their younger household now.

“I do know his companion Kelly is from Port Lincoln initially, however she’s lived in Melbourne as nicely, and Jeremy’s dad and mom now dwell in Brisbane, so it was a fairly open guide.”

Finlayson, who’s contracted till the tip of 2023, has performed 66 video games for the Giants, along with his greatest season of 44 objectives coming in 2019.


Wednesday, September 29

Patrick Lipinski requests commerce to Collingwood

Bulldogs midfielder Patrick Lipinski has formally requested a commerce to Collingwood.

The 23-year-old performed 9 video games in 2021 however was unable to pressure himself again into the Bulldogs group for his or her finals run after being dropped in spherical 16.

Regardless of being provided a three-year contract with the Bulldogs, Lipinski has determined to go to the Magpies for extra senior soccer alternatives.

Lipinski has performed 54 video games for the Bulldogs since being drafted with choose 28 within the 2016 AFL Draft.

His greatest season got here in 2019, when he averaged 22 disposals and kicked 11 objectives throughout his 14 video games.

Adam Cerra formally nominates Carlton

Fremantle midfielder Adam Cerra has formally nominated Carlton after expressing his want to return to his native Victoria.

The Blues beat out competitors from Melbourne and Richmond to safe the gifted teenager.

It’s anticipated discussions between the Dockers and Blues about compensation for Cerra will centre across the Blues’ no.6 draft choose.

Cerra has performed 76 video games for Fremantle since being drafted with choose 5 within the 2017 draft.

Taylor Walker anticipated again on the Crows

Former captain Taylor Walker is predicted to play for Adelaide in 2022 following the conclusion of his suspension .

Walker was fined $20,000 and suspended for six matches after he made a racist remark at a SANFL match.

Crows checklist supervisor Justin Reid advised Commerce Radio Walker, who’s contracted for subsequent season, was within the membership’s plans.

“It definitely wasn’t the best ending (to the season) and is one thing we have to work by as a membership,” Reid stated.

“We’ll proceed to assist not simply Tex however the entire enjoying group and the broader group, and I do know that is one thing Tex is absolutely centered on.

“He is somebody I verify in on on a fortnightly foundation and he’ll be enjoying on the Adelaide Soccer Membership subsequent yr.”


Tuesday, September 28

Ben King tipped to hitch St Kilda – Lloyd

Matthew Lloyd says all of the discuss he’s listening to suggests Gold Coast star Ben King will be part of brother Max at St Kilda, however he wonders whether or not one other membership will make a late play.

King has lengthy been rumoured to be contemplating a transfer to play alongside his twin sibling on the Saints, with the pair each supporting the membership by their childhood.

Essendon legend Lloyd, who coached each of the King brothers at Haileybury School, revealed the mail from St Kilda and different golf equipment in Melbourne suggests Ben will likely be becoming a member of the Saints – more than likely when his contract expires on the finish of 2022.

However Lloyd can also be intrigued by the likelihood {that a} membership just like the Bombers, who want a key ahead, may look to get draft capital to additionally make a play for King on the finish of subsequent season.

“St Kilda assume they’ve obtained him, that’s the discuss,” Lloyd stated on AFL Commerce Radio . “The discuss in Melbourne is that St Kilda have him and they’ll get Ben King.

“However I simply ponder whether you will notice Essendon attempt to get their picks ahead for subsequent season in order that they’re in that window.”

Lloyd additionally warned the Saints that having each the twins within the group may not work, and he hopes one would not get pushed right down to defence.

“They each wish to be forwards,” he stated.

“The very last thing any of these two need is to play at centre half-back, and I simply ponder whether considered one of them must go there – extra so Ben – as a result of some days it wouldn’t work.

“I like that they’ve fashioned their very own identities at their very own golf equipment, somewhat than being heaped in the identical basket because the King brothers.”


Monday, September 27

Port Adelaide enquire about Tim O’Brien

Uncontracted Hawthorn ahead Tim O’Brien has reportedly caught the attention of Port Adelaide.

In accordance with SEN ‘s Sam Edmund, the Energy have enquired about O’Brien, probably to play in defence or so as to add depth to their ahead line.

The 27-year-old restricted free agent has reportedly not been provided a contract for subsequent season by the Hawks.

He is performed 97 senior video games and kicked 73 objectives since his debut in 2014.

Rivals asking about Ben Lengthy 

St Kilda utility Ben Lengthy is contracted for 2022 however is reportedly garnering the curiosity of the a number of golf equipment across the competitors.

Mitch Cleary studies Essendon are amongst quite a few groups to have enquired in regards to the 24-year-old.

Lengthy has performed 60 video games since making his AFL debut in 2017, most not too long ago making 15 senior appearances in 2021.

Peter Ladhams weighing up choices

Port Adelaide tall Peter Ladhams might be on the transfer after being knowledgeable he was free to discover his choices regardless of being contracted for subsequent season.

Ladhams, 23, is known to be eager to play extra within the ruck, somewhat than ahead the place he has been predominantly used at Port.

Scott Lycett at the moment holds down the primary ruck spot at Alberton, whereas the rising Sam Hayes is ready to position additional strain on Ladhams.

Ladhams has performed 32 AFL video games and will curiosity golf equipment in want of a giant man.


Saturday, September 25

Adam Cerra to appoint Carlton as most well-liked dwelling

Wantaway Fremantle midfielder Adam Cerra will nominate Carlton as his most well-liked new dwelling, in accordance with a report from Fox Footy .

The 21-year-old had been anticipated to choose the Blues, however curiosity from Grand Finalist Melbourne had thrown a curve ball within the participant’s transfer again to Victoria.

Richmond have been additionally eager on the silky onballer, however determined to deal with the draft as an alternative of utilizing capital to herald Cerra.

It’s anticipated discussions between the Dockers and Blues about compensation for Cerra will centre across the Blues’ no.6 draft choose.

Cerra has performed 76 video games for Fremantle since being drafted with choose 5 within the 2017 draft.


Friday, September 24

Fyfe assured of securing Jordan Clark

It isn’t typically gamers have a lot data concerning their membership’s commerce plans however once you’re Nat Fyfe, you is perhaps aware of greater than most.

The Fremantle skipper is below the impression speedster Jordan Clark will land on the Dockers over the low season.

“I believe it is close to sufficient, I have not heard it is confirmed but it surely’s someplace across the mark,” Fyfe advised 3AW when requested if Clark was returning to WA.

Clark, who will likely be 21 by the beginning of subsequent season, has performed 32 senior video games since being taken with the fifteenth choose within the 2018 draft.


Thursday, September 23

Brisbane concentrating on Cats tall

Brisbane are contemplating making a play for fringe Geelong ruckman Darcy Fort as they try to bolster their ruck shares.

The Lions solely have Oscar McInerney as an out-and-out ruckman on their checklist after the retirement of back-up Archie Smith.

Fort, 28, is contracted on the Cattery till the tip of the 2022 season however possible might be lured to Brisbane with out the Lions needing a lot forex.

After solely enjoying eight video games for Geelong since becoming a member of in 2019 and none in 2021, Fort was one their greatest VFL gamers this season, kicking six objectives, averaging 19 disposals and 20 hitouts.

Fort has discovered himself behind the likes of Rhys Stanley, Mark Blicavs and Esava Ratugolea for ruck roles at Geelong.


Wednesday, September 22

Geelong set to lose two abilities

Geelong look more likely to lose gifted pair Nathan Kreuger and Jordan Clark within the upcoming commerce interval with each on the lookout for extra alternative.

Kreuger, 24, has requested a commerce to Collingwood with a three-year deal on the desk, after solely enjoying two matches for the Cats in 2021.

The 196cm South Australian is a ahead and it is understood the Magpies wish to use him on this place, after he spent many of the season at Geelong coaching as a defender with the membership’s tall ahead riches corresponding to Tom Hawkins, Jeremy Cameron and Esava Ratugolea.

St Kilda had additionally proven curiosity in Kreuger as a defender however Collingwood’s intention to make use of him as a ahead is most well-liked by the participant.

West Australian midfielder Clark is predicted to request a commerce to Fremantle imminently, after assembly with Dockers coach Justin Longmuir final week.

The 20-year outdated was choose no.15 within the 2018 Draft however has solely managed 29 video games throughout three seasons on the Cattery.


Tuesday, September 21

Dawson outlines Crows as most well-liked vacation spot

Jordan Dawson has deemed the Adelaide Crows as his most well-liked vacation spot subsequent season, in accordance with AFL.com.au .

The 24-year-old knowledgeable Sydney he needs to return dwelling to Adelaide and after assembly each South Australian golf equipment has deemed the Crows his favoured vacation spot.

Adelaide and Sydney will now look to facilitate a commerce, with the Crows’ twenty third choose within the upcoming draft anticipated to be included.

Blues expertise Petrevski-Seton requests commerce to Eagles

Carlton utility Sam Petrevski-Seton is ready to go away the membership after requesting a commerce to West Coast, the AFL.com.au studies.

The out-of-contract 23-year-old solely managed 13 video games in 2021, and is wanting a return to his dwelling state with the Eagles.

It was a chance Petrevski-Seton may have turn into essential pawn in Carlton’s pitch to safe Dockers midfielder Adam Cerra, nonetheless his resolution to appoint West Coast makes that troublesome.

Petrevski-Seton has struggled for consistency on the Blues after being chosen with choose 6 within the 2016 AFL Draft.


Monday, September 20

George Hewett anticipated to hitch Carlton

Restricted free agent George Hewett appears to be like set to turn into a Blue.

The Herald Solar’ s Jon Ralph studies the midfielder will signal a four-year deal value round $450,000 per season.

Hewett, 25, has performed 120 video games for the Swans, growing right into a dependable midfielder, in a position to win his personal ball or play lock-down roles.

Sydney have been eager to hold onto him although have been unable to supply him a contract amid a good wage cap scenario.

Michael Voss emerges as front-runner for Carlton job

Former Brisbane senior coach Michael Voss is reportedly in Melbourne making a last pitch to Carlton decision-makers over the vacant head teaching place.

Voss, who’s at the moment employed as an assistant at Port Adelaide, has, in accordance with the Herald Solar , edged in entrance of Adam Kingsley and Daniel Giansiracusa for the position.

It is being reported that solely a backflip from Alastair Clarkson, who has stated he’d like a yr off from teaching, stands between Voss and the Blues gig.

Cameron Bruce joins Lions teaching panel

The Lions may have a brand new midfield coach in 2022 after Cameron Bruce agreed to make the swap from Carlton.

Bruce was the one member of the Blues teaching workers left after the assessment which value David Teague his job, however he is opted to hyperlink up with Chris Fagan whom he labored with throughout Hawthorn’s three-peat.

“I’m actually excited in regards to the alternative to group up with Fages once more and to work with a bunch that’s actually contending,” he stated.

“And it is a chance to go on an journey with my household who’re all very enthusiastic about what lies forward.

“I’ve an actual ardour for the caper and serving to gamers get probably the most out of their careers and I’m trying ahead to getting up there and doing what I can to assist this group proceed to enhance.”


Saturday, September 18

North Melbourne veteran Robbie Tarrant needs Richmond transfer

Richmond are set to accumulate an skilled defender after it emerged Robbie Tarrant needs to maneuver to Tigerland, in accordance with Fox Sports activities .

The 32-year-old had been deciding between staying on the Kangaroos or a recent begin at Richmond.

Tarrant is an unrestricted free agent that will not value Richmond any draft picks to accumulate.

He has performed 174 video games for North Melbourne since being chosen with choose 15 within the 2007 draft, successful the membership’s best-and-fairest in 2016.

Jarrod Brander to depart West Coast

Former first-round draft choose Jarrod Brander will not be provided a brand new contract by the Eagles.

The 22-year-old has performed 22 senior video games in 4 years on the checklist however struggled to nail down a daily place within the group.

Initially from Victoria, Brander may probably transfer in a commerce, or may enter the draft, depening on curiosity from across the competitors.

Geelong speedster Jordan Clark talks to Fremantle

Fringe Geelong expertise Jordan Clark is near requesting a commerce again dwelling to Western Australia after having talks with Fremantle.

Fox Footy studies the 20-year-old met with Dockers coach Justin Longmuir and different membership officers in Perth on Wednesday.

Clark’s future on the Cattery has been in query over the past 12 months with the speedster struggling to persistently play senior soccer.

The utility, who hails from Albany in WA, performed solely 11 video games in 2021, with three of these because the medical substitute.


Thursday, September 16

Richmond set to lose Callum Coleman-Jones after Chol departure

Richmond are set to undergo a second blow in 24 hours with Callum Coleman-Jones near nominating North Melbourne as his most well-liked vacation spot.

After it emerged on Wednesday that fellow massive man Mabior Chol will likely be searching for a transfer to the Gold Coast, the Herald Solar studies Coleman-Jones made up his thoughts to go away for Arden St this week.

The Kangaroos have provided the 22-year-old a four-to-five yr contract and see Coleman-Jones as the right foil for Todd Goldstein and to complement Nick Larkey up ahead.

Richmond solely introduced a two-year deal to the South Australian, and stated he could be behind Toby Nankervis and Ivan Soldo for a ruck position in 2022.

North Melbourne will likely be unlikely to wish to quit their first choose of the second spherical, no.20, for Coleman-Jones, who solely performed eight video games in 2021.


Wednesday, September 15

Versatile Tiger Mabior Chol to hitch Gold Coast Suns

Richmond ruck-forward Mabior Chol will likely be enjoying for the Gold Coast Suns subsequent season.

Fox Footy studies the 24-year-old has determined to hitch the Suns on a three-year cope with a set off for a fourth.

There was additionally curiosity from St Kilda, however Chol has determined to relocate north along with his household dwelling near Metricon Stadium.

The Tigers will get free company compensation for the large man, with a choose across the third spherical more than likely.

Jeremy Finlayson has medical at Port Adelaide

Contracted GWS ahead Jeremy Finlayson might be on the transfer to the Energy.

Seven ‘s Tom Browne studies the 25-year-old has undergone a medical at Port Adelaide, suggesting the wheels are already in movement for a swap.

Finlayson has two years to run on his deal on the Giants however discovered himself on the outer barely in 2021.

He performed 13 senior video games this yr, battling the likes of Jesse Hogan and Harry Himmelberg for a spot in Leon Cameron’s ahead line.

Finlayson has kicked 90 objectives in 66 senior video games.

Conor McKenna contemplating AFL return?

Former Essendon defender Conor McKenna might be interested by a return to Australia after successful the All-Eire last with county Tyrone.

Alternatively, the 25-year-old might be boozed up and taking the piss as he celebrates with teammates.

McKenna tweeted asking if any AFL golf equipment have been in want of a half again.

The Irishman then adopted it up with a photograph of him and teammate Brian Kennedy, suggesting a bundle deal for himself and a ruckman.

North Melbourne’s massive provide to Coleman-Jones

Richmond ruckman Callum Coleman-Jones might be headed to the Roos after the membership made a major provide to the 22-year-old.

Fox Footy’ s Tom Morris stated the Suns have been additionally eager however Coleman-Jones appears to be like set to go to Arden Road, pending the golf equipment agreeing a commerce.

“Callum Coleman Jones, rivals imagine he’ll be at North Melbourne subsequent yr on a long-term deal – most likely a five-year deal on someplace between $400,000 to $450,000, a yr,” Morris stated.

“I imagine it’s going to be this long-term deal for 5 years. Gold Coast additionally provided 5 years, however Coleman-Jones needs to play extra within the ruck.

“It’s honest to say Todd Goldstein is nearer to the tip than Jarrod Witts so it is smart to go to North Melbourne if he does wish to play extra within the ruck.”


Tuesday, September 14

Lion ruckman Archie Smith requests commerce

Fringe Brisbane Lions ruckman Archie Smith has requested for a commerce away from the membership in a bid to get extra alternative.

The 26-year-old did not handle to play match in 2021 as he discovered himself behind Oscar McInerney, Tom Fullarton and Connor Ballenden within the ruck pecking order.

Smith has performed 16 video games for the Lions since being drafted at choose 34 within the 2019 Rookie Draft.

Suitors for Smith haven’t but emerged however Gold Coast are reportedly out there for a ruckman.


Monday, September 13

Carlton in battle with Melbourne for Fremantle gun Adam Cerra

Carlton face competitors in securing the companies of Fremantle star Adam Cerra, with premiership favourites Melbourne eager on the Victorian midfielder.

Cerra is predicted to appoint the Blues as his most well-liked vacation spot after the Grand Last, however isn’t any rush for his future to be sorted.

The Demons are believed to be all in favour of Cerra however will not be having talks in regards to the scenario till after September 25’s Grand Last.

Carlton have the No.6 draft choose of their arsenal to fulfill Fremantle to launch Cerra, whereas Melbourne would wish to get extra inventive as they may have one of many final two picks within the first spherical.

It’s understood the suggestion Demons ruckman Luke Jackson might be traded to the Dockers for Cerra has been dismissed by each Melbourne and the participant.


Saturday, September 11

Port Adelaide in field seat for Jordan Dawson

Stylish left footer Jordan Dawson has requested a commerce again to his native South Australia and can reportedly land at Port Adelaide.

In accordance with SEN ‘s Sam Edmund, the Energy may quit choose 17 for the 24-year-old.

“My understanding is he’s destined for Port Adelaide,” Edmund stated

“I believe that’s the place he needs to play and the sensation is mutual. 12 months after Aliir Aliir leaves Sydney for the Energy, historical past is about to repeat with Jordan Dawson.

“Port Adelaide must half with choose 17, there’s going to be some massaging down right here contemplating he’s 24 years of age, he’s a superb kick and he’s versatile.”


Friday, September 10

Swans star Jordan Dawson requests commerce 

Sydney Swans midfielder Jordan Dawson has requested a commerce dwelling to South Australia after 64 video games with the membership.

Regardless of being out of contract, the 24-year-old shouldn’t be a free agent and a commerce will should be made.

The membership confirmed the information on Friday night, with Swans basic supervisor of soccer Charlie Gardiner admitting they have been dissatisfied, however understood his resolution. 

“Jordan has indicated to the membership his want to return to South Australia to be nearer to household,” he stated. 

“Jordan has been weighing up this resolution for a while and regardless of there being a pretty long-term deal on provide with the Swans, he has arrived on the resolution that he want to return dwelling.  

“The information is clearly disappointing for the membership. Jordan is a younger, vastly gifted participant who’s coming off a breakout season in 2021, which solely provides to the frustration. 

“Given we’ve got solely discovered the information this afternoon, we are going to take a while to work by the Membership’s choices main into the commerce interval,” Gardiner stated.

Crows backman Kelly needs out of Adelaide, linked with Essendon

Adelaide defender Jake Kelly will reportedly depart the membership as a free agent and be part of Essendon for the 2022 season, AFL Media studies.

The 26-year-old Victorian is uncontracted and has determined to make use of his rights as a free agent to discover a transfer again to his dwelling state.

North Melbourne have been believed to have been all in favour of Kelly, but it surely’s understood Essendon have gained the race to signal him.

Kelly has performed 110 video games for the Crows since being drafted with choose 40 within the 2013 Rookie Draft.

Why Lachie Neale deserted plan to go away Brisbane

Brisbane star Lachie Neale was postpone by the publicity surrounding his potential transfer again to Western Australia, in accordance with AFL journalist Damian Barrett.

A report earlier within the week said Neale was going to hunt a commerce again to Fremantle for household causes, with Brisbane then saying discussions with the 2020 Brownlow medallist have been ongoing.

Nonetheless, Neale introduced he could be staying on the membership on Thursday .

Talking on the AFL Each day podcast, Barrett feels Neale was rushed into making a call after the saga turn into public, as an alternative of taking the time to assume issues by.

“I learn it that he wasn’t in a position to do the legwork on the potential transaction behind the scenes lengthy sufficient,” Barrett stated. “He obtained spooked by the general public ingredient to it.

“He would have ideally been in a position to have these conversations with out it being public, because it was for per week, and with out it then needing a solution fairly shortly.

“These are the types of issues that might have been finished, in Lachie’s greatest pursuits, on the day of commerce interval beginning. That’s when a few of these massive strikes have occurred up to now.”

Richmond pair being focused by the Suns

Gold Coast Suns are getting ready bids for uncontracted Richmond duo Mabior Chol and Callum Coleman-Jones.

The 2 Tiger ruck-forward’s each stay unsigned for subsequent season as they weigh up their future after being in-and-out of the group in 2021.

With Ben King needing assist in assault and out of contract at finish of 2022, the Suns want to usher in one or two forwards within the upcoming commerce and draft interval.

Gold Coast could be ready to supply multi-year offers for Coleman-Jones or Chol – contracts that might possible be extra profitable than they may safe at Tigerland.

Richmond want to maintain each Coleman-Jones and Chol, however alternatives are restricted for each with Jack Riewoldt, Tom Lynch and Toby Nankervis forward of the pair in ruck and ahead line positions.


Thursday, September 9

Neale to remain in Brisbane

Lions midfielder Lachie Neale has confirmed he’ll stay on the membership .

The reigning Brownlow Medal winner has been linked with a transfer again to Western Australia in current days however the 28-year-old put these rumours to mattress.

“I am dedicated and staying on the footy membership,” Neale stated.

“It has been a whirlwind few days and the whole lot has type of gotten somewhat out of hand however I am absolutely dedicated to the membership and got here in and advised (coach Chris Fagan), (soccer supervisor) Danny Daly and (CEO) Greg Swann that is the case and I am so excited to be pushing on.”

Demons linked to maneuver for Cerra

Fremantle midfielder Adam Cerra has already knowledgeable the membership of his want to return to Victoria, however his vacation spot stays unclear.

Carlton is the membership most closely linked to the 21-year-old, however The Age studies Melbourne may come to the occasion, having introduced to the onballer through video name this week.

The report claims Melbourne may provide an analogous deal to the Blues, however Carlton have a stronger hand to commerce with.

Freo may probably enquire about rising ruck-forward Luke Jackson, however the Dees will not commerce the not too long ago topped Rising Star.

Jarrod Cameron pronounces his personal departure?

Younger West Coast small ahead Jarrod Cameron is contracted for 2022 however could have simply introduced his personal departure from the membership.

The 21-year-old posted to Instagram a photograph alongside teammates Willie Rioli and Liam Ryan with the caption “Thanks for the time.”

Phrase out of the Eagles in the mean time is Cameron has not requested a commerce or been delisted, does he know one thing they do not?

Essendon emerge in Dylan Stephens hunt

Off-contract Swan Dylan Stephens has been linked with a transfer away from the membership searching for extra senior alternative.

The South Australian has been provided a two-year deal by Sydney however the membership’s wage cap scenario and simply 15 senior video games in his first two seasons may pressure the previous quantity 5 pick.

Fox Footy ‘s Tom Morris studies the Bombers have an interest.

“There’s particular curiosity from Adelaide, there’s additionally curiosity from Essendon,” Morris stated.

“He was starved of senior alternatives this yr, he clearly needs to have extra senior alternatives.

“It’s simply whether or not he feels that’s going to be on the Swans, the place a two-year deal is on the desk, or at Essendon. Watch this area with Dylan Stephens.”


Wednesday, September 8

Sydney star Luke Parker turns again on free company

Reigning and three-time Swans greatest and fairest Luke Parker has signed a four-year contract extension , possible tying him to the membership for all times.

“I completely love the membership and I wished to be a part of the long run and actually drive the group by this subsequent interval,” he stated. 

“I’m actually enthusiastic about what the longer term appears to be like like. We have now an excellent group and we’ve got taken some massive steps ahead this yr. 

“The group we’ve obtained coming by is so thrilling. We’ve obtained some younger guys who’re simply beginning out of their careers and also you trip the bumps with them, you trip the thrilling instances with them, and it’s such good enjoyable.”

Parker, 28, has performed 235 video games with the Swans since being picked up within the 2010 draft.

Freo boss weighs in on Lachie Neale scenario

Dockers CEO Simon Garlick has warned the membership will likely be “goal” in any transfer for star midfielder Lachie Neale if a commerce request was to return.

“It’s a extremely thrilling prospect based mostly on the participant that he’s and what he’s achieved thus far within the sport, however that’s what it’s in the mean time in actuality, it’s a hypothetical scenario,” Garlick stated on Sportsday WA .

“The truth is in the event you pull it aside forensically it’s nicely regarded that we’ve obtained some robust protection in that space inside mid, however the actuality can also be {that a} participant of that ilk and that high quality is clearly one thing you’d be enthusiastic to have a look at carefully.

“Like something once you take a look at these belongings you’ve obtained to be actually goal about all of it.”

In the meantime, Neale’s father has warned media and followers to chill their jets on his son’s future.

“He hasn’t requested a commerce. The disappointing factor was that it hit the media and it is gone into meltdown the final couple of days,” Robbie Neale advised ABC radio in South Australia.

“Sure sections of the footy media have had robust opinions about it, however they’re 5 steps forward of actuality.

“The truth is it is purely a dialogue that was had internally.

“This can be a bit like there is a bushfire occurring, however so far as we’re involved the match is not even out of the field.”


Tuesday, September 7

AFL hoping to lure Clarkson to Gold Coast

The AFL is reportedly making an attempt to lure Alastair Clarkson north to teach the Suns in a bid to convey some success to the membership which is but to play finals footy.

Journalist Caroline Wilson revealed AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan was invovled.

“I believe Gillon McLachlan is engaged on Alastair Clarkson as we communicate, and has been for a while to get him to the Gold Coast,” Wilson stated on Footy Categorised .

“I believe Stuart Dew will assume the [caretaker] position subsequent yr and I believe Wayne Campbell will are available fairly quickly and take over the footy operations job on the Gold Coast.”

Bob Murphy joins Fremantle

Former Bulldogs skipper Bob Murphy has joined Fremantle as a head of soccer concerned in each the AFL and AFLW groups.

“We’re delighted to welcome Bob into each our AFL and AFLW applications within the position of Head of Soccer and Excessive Efficiency,” Dockers footy supervisor Peter Bell stated.

“It was clear how extremely valued and revered he was on the Western Bulldogs and these management traits will likely be particularly vital at Fremantle as we glance to foster the event of our younger and gifted AFL and AFLW lists.

“It’s particularly vital to the membership that Bob has been an unbelievable advocate of the AFL Ladies’s competitors and we’re enthusiastic about him bringing that zeal to Fremantle forward of season six commencing in January.”


Monday, September 6

Brisbane reveal Lachie Neale is but to ask for a commerce amid Fremantle rumours

Lachie Neale has not but requested a commerce again to earlier membership Fremantle, the Brisbane Lions confirmed on Monday afternoon.

Reviews have been swirling on Sunday night time suggesting the 2020 Brownlow medallist would search a transfer again to the Dockers – the place he began his profession – for household causes.

Nonetheless a Lions assertion stated the 28-year-old had not but formally requested to go away Brisbane however was nonetheless in discussions along with his household and the membership about his future.

“The Brisbane Lions have immediately met with midfielder Lachie Neale,” the assertion learn.

“Lions CEO Greg Swann, GM of Soccer Danny Daly and Senior Coach Chris Fagan sat down with the Brownlow medallist following studies he was searching for to return to Western Australia.

“Neale and his spouse Jules predict their first baby and he has confirmed the couple are weighing up the place they want to increase their household. 

“He didn’t request a commerce however has requested for a while to have additional discussions along with his spouse and household.

“The Lions won’t make any additional remark at this stage and we request that Lachie and Jules’ privateness be revered.”

Neale started his profession at Fremantle in 2012, enjoying 135 video games and successful two membership greatest and fairest awards earlier than searching for a sensational commerce to the Lions on the finish of the 2018 season.

Since becoming a member of Brisbane, Neale gained the Brownlow medal in 2020 and has been a two-time All Australian, with the Lions ending high 4 in all three seasons he has been on the membership.

North Melbourne put the broom by health workers

The Kangaroos will try to vary their current damage fortunes by overhauling their health workers.

North have struggled to maintain their greatest gamers on the park in current seasons and this yr picked up their first wood spoon since 1972.

SEN studies 5 high-performance workers have been this week let go, becoming a member of three health personnel who departed through the season.


Sunday, September 5

Brownlow Medalist Lachie Neale’s commerce want bombshell

Saturday’s agonising finals loss to the Bulldogs may mark the tip of midfielder Lachie Neale’s time on the Lions.

In accordance with Channel 7 reporter Ryan Daniels , final yr’s Brownlow Medal winner was eager to be traded again to former membership Fremantle subsequent season.

Daniels studies Neale and his spouse want to increase their household in Western Australia.

Given Neale is below contract, the Dockers would wish to current an appropriate commerce provide to the Lions to accumulate the 28-year-old.

Neale joined Brisbane from Fremantle firstly of 2019 and has turn into one of the vital dominant midfielders within the sport, incomes twin All-Australian honours in his first two seasons below Chris Fagan.


Saturday, September 4

Ziebell and Tarrant searching for long run offers

North Melbourne veterans Jack Ziebell and Robbie Tarrant stay unsigned for subsequent season.

In accordance with SEN , the pair are eager on securing long run offers with the membership, whereas the Roos have solely provided one-year contracts at this level.

Captain Ziebell will likely be 31 by the beginning of subsequent season, whereas key defender Tarrant is 32.

Sam Edmund additionally studies the futures of Shaun Atley, Trent Dumont and Tom Campbell stay unclear.

Crouch indicators new cope with Adelaide

The Crows have confirmed star midfielder Matt Crouch will stay on the membership after he signed a two-year contract extension .

Crouch, 26, did not play a sport in 2021 after a hard groin damage required surgical procedure.

AFL.com.au studies Crouch signed the brand new deal at a diminished charge, having gained an thought of his worth on the open market.

Crouch has performed 125 matches with Adelaide and was named All Australian in 2017.


Friday, September 3

Star Swan Dawson firming to go dwelling

Sydney utility Jordan Dawson is contemplating a transfer again to South Australia with both Adelaide or Port Adelaide.

The 24-year-old – who completed third within the Swans’ greatest and fairest – is known to be considering leaving Sydney for household causes, not due to any wage points.

Dawson excelled for the Bloods in 2021, enjoying in quite a lot of roles by the wing and half-forward areas.

Lipinksi to request commerce to Victorian rival

The Herald Solar studies midfielder Patrick Lipinski has determined to go away the Western Bulldogs and can request a commerce away from the membership.

Lipinksi has performed 56 video games for the membership however has fallen out of favour within the second half of 2021.

Carlton and Collingwood are the 2 golf equipment linked with the out-of-contract 23-year-old, although the Blues are additionally concerned within the race for Fremantle’s Adam Cerra.


Thursday, September 2

Crows make pitch to Shaun Burgoyne

Retired nice Shaun Burgoyne has been fielding gives for post-career roles across the competitors, with Adelaide reportedly making a robust play for the 407-gamer.

“He’s in-demand at quite a lot of locations… he’s obtained rather a lot to supply. It comes right down to what Adelaide is ready to placed on the desk,” journalist Michelangelo Rucci stated on SEN .

“They’ve gone onerous – they’ve gone very onerous – even more durable than Port Adelaide. I’m unsure how enticing the provide is.

“I can guarantee you Adelaide has gone very onerous for Shaun Burgoyne.”

Hawks make provide to Lachie Schultz

As first reported in The Age in July, Fremantle ahead Lachie Schultz is attracting curiosity from Hawthorn.

AFL.com.au on Thursday studies Schultz has a three-year free company provide in entrance of him from the Hawks, whereas the Dockers are understood to be eager on re-signing him.

Initially from Victoria, Schultz, 23, loved his greatest season to this point in 2021, enjoying each sport and kicking 22 objectives.

Tom Lynch undecided on future

Delisted Crows veteran Tom Lynch remains to be weighing up whether or not to attempt to earn a brand new enjoying contract at one other membership or leap into teaching.

“If a extremely good teaching alternative popped up and that was the pathway ahead for me versus a yr someplace, that might give me one thing to consider for certain,” Lynch stated on SEN .

“A enjoying profession is perhaps the best choice as nicely even whether it is one yr. We’ve obtained some selections to make, me and my household, and we’ll see what performs out.”

Lynch, who will likely be 31 by the beginning of subsequent season, averaged 22 disposals and a aim per sport over the ultimate six matches of 2021 after a toe damage sidelined him for the center a part of the yr.


Wednesday, September 1

Lipinski and Wallis nonetheless unsigned

Bulldogs pair Patrick Lipinski and Mitch Wallis appear to be departing the membership this low season searching for extra enjoying time.

The membership’s footy supervisor Chris Grant mentioned their scenario on SEN .

“Each these boys, we’re actually eager to retain they usually’ve been provided contracts and have had these for almost all of the yr,” Grant stated.

“We completely perceive that they wish to get a little bit of a really feel for the place they match within the scheme of issues with us.

“It is all the time irritating… once you’re not getting many appears to be like in, however they’ve handled it nicely.”


Tuesday, August 31

Swans star Luke Parker linked to 2 AFL golf equipment

Sydney and Luke Parker stay an enormous distance aside in contract negotiations as different AFL golf equipment begin to present curiosity.

The Swans have provided Parker a two-year deal at $500,000, with the midfielder wanting a four-year contract at $700,000 per season.

Gold Coast Suns have proven curiosity within the 28-year-old, whereas there was rumours that St Kilda are eager additionally.

It is understood the Suns could be unlikely to have the ability to afford Parker’s calls for, whereas the Saints would possible should shed the salaries of gamers corresponding to Jack Billings and Seb Ross to have the ability to make a play.


Monday, August 30

St Kilda onballer’s future nonetheless undecided

Two-time St Kilda best-and-fairest winner Seb Ross might be enjoying soccer elsewhere in 2022 with the midfielder but to signal a brand new deal at Moorabbin.

The 28-year-old unrestricted free agent is at the moment uncontracted for 2022 however has been provided a two-year deal by the Saints with triggers for a 3rd season.

Ross is believed be exploring his choices available on the market earlier than deciding on whether or not to recommit to St Kilda.

The midfielder has performed 160 video games for the Saints since making his debut in 2012, successful the membership’s best-and-fairest award in 2017 and 2019.


Sunday, August 29

Bulldogs midfielder might be on the transfer

Western Bulldogs may lose midfielder Patrick Lipinski, who might be on the transfer regardless of a brand new contract ready for him at Whitten Oval.

The 23-year-old hasn’t performed for the senior group since spherical 20 and hasn’t been picked as an emergency for Sunday’s elimination last towards Essendon.

Carlton and Collingwood have each proven curiosity within the out-of-contract midfielder, who has solely performed 11 video games this season.

Regardless of Lipinski being on the perimeter of the group, the Bulldogs have tabled a three-year deal for the no.28 choose within the 2016 AFL draft.

In his final VFL match, Lipinski had 36 possessions and kicked three objectives.


Friday, August 27

Magpies all in favour of Demons ahead Weideman

Collingwood is taking a look at out-of-favour Melbourne ahead Sam Weideman in a bid to enhance their tall ahead shares.

The 24-year-old has misplaced his place within the Demons group to star recruit Ben Brown and has solely managed 5 video games for the minor premiers this season.

Magpies soccer boss Graham Wright admitted they have been contemplating making a play for Weideman, who’s contract expires on the finish of this marketing campaign.

“He’s an out-of-contract participant…you’re all in favour of anybody who’s out of contract that may assist your soccer membership,” Wright advised Sportsday .

“He’s a gifted younger ahead.

“In the mean time, he’s most likely behind two or three which are performing nicely in a group on the high of the ladder.”

Weideman has struggled for consistency on the Demons since being chosen with choose 9 within the 2015 draft.

He has additionally reportedly attracted curiosity from Gold Coast and North Melbourne.

‘No indicators’ of Brayden Maynard leaving Collingwood – Wright

Star defender Brayden Maynard won’t be leaving Collingwood, in accordance with the membership’s soccer boss Graham Wright.

The 24-year-old was linked with a shock transfer away from the Lexus Centre after it was reported he wouldn’t be signing a brand new contract till a brand new coach was appointed on the Magpies.

Nonetheless, Wright dismissed hypothesis of Maynard’s potential departure, with the hard-nosed half-back flanker linked with a transfer again to his native South Australia with Adelaide.

“Brayden and his administration have proven no indicators of him desirous to go wherever,” Wright advised  Sportsday .

“I spoke to his supervisor a few days in the past and there’s no signal of that.

“From our perspective, I believe he’s actually entrenched on the membership, he’s a pacesetter of the membership, he’s contracted.

“You’ll all the time hear hypothesis about sure gamers alongside the way in which, and typically the place there’s smoke there’s hearth, however I don’t assume there’s on this case.”


Wednesday, August 25

Swans cap squeeze leaving Luke Parker’s future doubtful

Sydney’s wage cap scenario is leaving a number of gamers with out a deal subsequent yr because the membership makes an attempt to juggle their books.

Luke Parker, Jordan Dawson, George Hewett, Sam Reid and Dylan Stephens are amongst these unsigned past this season.

Parker and Dawson are the priorities, however Sam Edmund studies it is not a very easy scenario.

“He can depart of his selecting. They’re chasing a long run deal, I am advised at round or above $700,000 a season,” Edmund stated on SEN .

“Different golf equipment have been approached to see if they’re prepared to half with the cash to safe Luke Parker, both as leverage or as a real transfer.”

Luke Dunstan set to go away Saints

Resurgent midfielder Luke Dunstan has reportedly not finished sufficient to win a brand new contract for subsequent season at St Kilda.

SEN studies the 26-year-old will depart Moorabbin on the finish of the season as a delisted free agent.

Dunstan is initially from South Australia and was drafted with choose 18 in 2013 from Woodville-West Torrens.

Freo delist 4 gamers

Dockers quarter Brett Bewley, Taylin Duman, Stefan Giro and Tobe Watson have been knowledgeable they will not be provided contracts for subsequent season.

Former twenty second choose Watson is maybe probably the most stunning, having featured 11 instances at AFL stage this season.

“That is all the time a extremely troublesome time of the yr to should make these selections,” Bell stated.

“They’re gamers of nice character, and will probably be unhappy to see them depart the membership.”


Tuesday, August 24

Adam Cerra needs out

Rising Dockers midfielder confirmed the information his membership had been fearing – he needs to be traded to Victoria for household causes.

The previous quantity 5 choose has been courting curiosity from Carlton for a lot of the season and the Blues are thought-about as his possible vacation spot.

Carlton at the moment holds the sixth choose within the draft, although it is unclear at this stage what Freo’s asking worth for the 21-year-old will likely be.

Swans non-committal on George Hewett

Sydney CEO Tom Harley denied off-contract midfielder George Hewett was out the door, however conceded neither facet was making a dedication simply but.

“He hasn’t signed and he hasn’t dedicated to the Swans and the Swans (have not dedicated) to George to be sincere past this yr,” Harley advised SEN .

“So far as something being finished, that might be information to me.

“We’ve obtained a listing that may be a good one, notably with gamers 25-26 and below, however like all issues, and notably with free company it’s a must to respect that there’s a course of that performs out.

“We’ll proceed to barter with quite a few gamers out of contract to provide ourselves the very best likelihood of getting a robust checklist in 2022.”

Scott Pendlebury clears the air over commerce feedback

Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury obtained tongues wagging when he appeared to counsel he’d take into account a proposal from one other membership if it helped additional his teaching aspirations.

Pendlebury has nonetheless since taken to social media to make clear his feedback, reaffirming his want to stay on the Pies.

 

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