AFL trade news: Every player linked to a move, including Dustin Martin, Lance Franklin, Jordan De Goey and Brodie Grundy
This yr’s signal and trade interval is destined to be a monster with a host of massive AFL names linked to shock strikes.
Thrilling Gold Coast ahead Izak Rankine has already requested a trade to Adelaide, and Port Adelaide free agent Karl Amon has nominated his membership of alternative.
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In the meantime, North Melbourne’s new coach Alastair Clarkson is on the hunt for gamers and not too long ago mentioned that St Kilda’s Bradley Hill – who he coached at Hawthorn and is reportedly open to a trade – would “look alright in blue and white”.
7NEWS reporter Mitch Cleary says Hawthorn veteran Liam Shiels may be on Clarkson’s radar, with the tremendous coach admitting North Melbourne would attempt to recruit “ready made and proven” gamers.
One other ex-Hawk, Lance Franklin, may be on the transfer after he parked contract talks with Sydney. It’s been reported Franklin needs round $250,000 greater than the $500,000 that the Swans are ready to supply. Franklin has been linked to a transfer to Brisbane and the Lions have mentioned they’d be loopy not to chat Buddy if he wished go away.
The free company interval begins on Friday, September 30, with the trade interval formally operating from Monday, October 3, to Wednesday, October 12. The deadline is 7.30pm AEDT.
Whereas a potential Buddy transfer will create loads of dialogue, the largest trade shock may come out of Collingwood – the place the under-contract Brodie Grundy may find yourself leaving and the Pies could find yourself contributing $300,000 of his wage to his new membership.
Grundy has been linked to Melbourne and Geelong however a transfer to the Dees depends upon whether or not younger ruckman Luke Jackson heads to Fremantle, with some commentators suggesting that’s already a foregone conclusion.
Controversial Collingwood star Jordan De Goey is one other player who may go away, with studies St Kilda have an interest – to the extent his identify has been raised at board degree.
And in case you thought the Buddy and Grundy information couldn’t be topped, a sure three-time Norm Smith medallist may be in several colors subsequent yr. Might the Swans lose Buddy and get Dustin Martin? We’ll say it once more – a blockbuster trade interval awaits.
Gamers linked to trades, and each free agent
Matt Crouch – the ball-winning mid is out of favour at Adelaide however the 27-year-old nonetheless appears to be like to be AFL normal. Does have a contract for subsequent yr however could possibly be on the transfer.
Ben Davis (free agent) – hasn’t been linked to one other membership as but.
Billy Frampton – Collingwood is outwardly eager on the versatile tall.
Lachie Sholl – beneath contract however has been linked to a transfer to Carlton.
James Rowe – the small ahead has been linked to a transfer to the Western Bulldogs. Stays unsigned.
Fischer McAsey – a top-10 draft choose in 2019, the key-position defender hasn’t been in a position to discover his toes at Adelaide. Carlton’s listing boss has reportedly been watching him at SANFL degree.
Darcy Gardiner (Restricted free agent) – rival golf equipment are keeping track of the Lions defender.
Ryan Lester (Free agent) – revered internally and arduous to see transferring.
Daniel McStay (Free agent) – the important thing ahead is all however sure to be part of Collingwood on a long-term deal.
Dayne Zorko (Free agent) – received’t be leaving Brisbane.
Mitch Robinson (Free agent) – has fallen a bit out of favour and may retire.
Ed Curnow (free agent) – hasn’t performed a recreation this yr due to harm and faces an unsure future.
Paddy Dow – not getting too many alternatives at senior degree and could possibly be one to watch.
Matt Cottrell (free agent) – one other with out a recent contract regardless of that includes in each recreation since spherical 5.
Lochie O’Brien (free agent) – coming off a career-best season, a contract extension has been reported however is but to be made official.
Mason Cox (free agent) – anticipated to get a new deal.
Jordan De Goey (restricted free agent) – the controversial dangerous boy doesn’t have many suitors however St Kilda have an interest.
Brodie Grundy – unimaginable to assume that he may find yourself at Melbourne alongside Max Gawn. Geelong are reportedly , GWS too.
Ollie Henry – tipped to keep however out of contract.
Caleb Poulter – future unclear with Collingwood having different priorities.
Isaac Chugg (free agent) – featured in two senior video games this yr and will possible win a new deal.
Nick Bryan – count on golf equipment, including St Kilda, to inquire concerning the ruckman who can’t crack into the group.
Aaron Francis – the South Australian solely managed 4 video games this yr to take his tally to 54 since 2016.
Dyson Heppell (free agent) – the veteran has been linked to Gold Coast, who’ve a longer contract on the desk that features a transfer into teaching.
Alec Waterman (free agent) – unclear if the sharpshooter will get a new take care of restricted alternatives this yr.
Blake Acres – is out of contract and has attracted a lot of curiosity from Victorian golf equipment.
Bailey Banfield (free agent) – stays on the perimeter regardless of kicking 18 objectives this yr. Will probably be an attention-grabbing one to watch.
Connor Blakely (free agent) – arduous to see him staying at Freo after not taking part in a senior recreation this yr. Nonetheless solely 26 and may benefit from a recent begin.
Brennan Cox – is contracted till 2024 however there are ideas Adelaide are eager.
Mitch Crowden (free agent) – one other Docker on the outer who seems unlikely to be on the membership subsequent yr.
Joel Hamling – has solely performed two video games in previous two years, however nonetheless solely 29 and could possibly be engaging for golf equipment needing key place depth.
Rory Lobb – tried to go away final yr, arduous to see him staying once more. 7NEWS reporter Tom Browne says Lobb has already informed Fremantle he needs to go away, and believes the Bulldogs are within the field seat.
Griffin Logue – former top-10 draft choose has taken his time however has proven promise at AFL degree. Is reportedly out the door.
Lloyd Meek – with Luke Jackson possible to are available, Meek will likely be additional down the pecking order and could possibly be surplus to necessities. Linked to GWS.
Sam Sturt – one to watch and nonetheless with out a deal.
Luke Dahlhaus (free agent) – anticipated to retire at finish of season.
Tom Hawkins (free agent) – anticipated to get a new deal.
Shaun Higgins (free agent) – anticipated to retire at finish of season.
Joel Selwood (free agent) – will both keep on for yet one more yr or retire.
Isaac Smith (free agent) – anticipated to play on for an additional season.
Levi Casboult (free agent) – revived his profession with a good first season at Suns and deserves a new deal.
Jez McLennan (free agent) – but to play a senior recreation after 4 years on the membership. Qualifies as a free agent after being delisted and re-rookied at finish of final season.
Izak Rankine – has informed the Suns he needs to return to his residence state and play for Adelaide.
Jarrod Brander (free agent) – anticipated to keep after underwhelming first yr at GWS.
Tanner Bruhn – the previous Geelong Falcons mid has been linked to a transfer to Geelong, however may find yourself at a Melbourne membership. Reportedly eager for a transfer.
Tom Inexperienced – GWS will make him a precedence with different mids possible to go away.
Nick Haynes – beneath contract however his identify has come up as a doable trade.
Bobby Hill – the small ahead tried to go away GWS final yr, however seems to get his want this yr with Collingwood the possible vacation spot.
Jacob Hopper – the within midfielder is being focused closely by Geelong, however nonetheless has a yr to run on his contract.
Lachie Keeffe (free agent) – featured in 18 video games this yr, however his future may depend upon different offers on the membership.
Zach Sproule (free agent) – solely managed six video games in 2022.
Jake Stein (free agent) – performed 9 video games this yr, however could possibly be deemed surplus to necessities.
Daniel Lloyd (free agent) – seems possible to win a new deal.
Tim Taranto – the star midfielder touched down in Melbourne this week with Richmond looming because the frontrunner forward of Collingwood, who’re focusing their attentions on Hill.
Jacob Wehr (free agent) – regarded good in his 10 video games this yr and could be a shock to see him go away.
Luke Breust – nonetheless beneath contract however studies recommend his future at Hawthorn is beneath a cloud. GWS Giants had been final yr.
Jack Gunston (free agent) – the Lions are chasing the veteran ahead and he could possibly be a alternative for McStay.
Kyle Hartigan (free agent) – unlikely to keep on the membership.
Daniel Howe (free agent) – in and out of the aspect in 2022. Will probably be an attention-grabbing watch.
Liam Shiels (free agent) – seems to have performed his final recreation on the Hawks. Might he reunite with Clarko on the Roos?
Toby Bedford – Essendon have proven some curiosity within the Melbourne ahead, whereas the Giants are additionally reportedly eager.
Jayden Hunt (free agent) – nonetheless with out a contract regardless of that includes in 18 video games this yr.
Luke Jackson – West Australian ruckman is probably going to land at Fremantle however West Coast are a slim likelihood.
Mitch Brown (free agent) – performed three video games this yr, however arduous to see him profitable a new deal.
Todd Goldstein (free agent) – is eager to play on, however stays to be seen whether or not that’s at North. Just lately turned 34, however stays as sturdy as ever.
Kyron Hayden (free agent) – has struggled to lock down a spot within the Roos’ greatest 22. Performed simply 17 video games throughout previous 4 years.
Jason Horne-Francis – has one other yr on his contract however the younger star is but to have interaction in talks of extension.
Bailey Scott – the Cats have been linked to the dashing defender 4 years after he selected North Melbourne over Geelong when he was eligible to be part of both membership as a father-son choice.
Kayne Turner (free agent) – has been a first-team common, however will he be a part of Clarko’s plans transferring ahead?
Josh Walker (free agent) – held down a key defensive submit for a lot of the yr, however no certainty to win a new deal.
Cam Zurhaar – seems extra possible to take up a contract supply from North within the wake of Clarkson’s appointment, however Essendon have made inquiries and he has additionally been linked to a transfer to his residence state of WA.
Karl Amon (free agent) – has informed the membership he needs to train his free company rights and will be part of Hawthorn on a four-year deal.
Travis Boak (free agent) – possible to play on after one other sturdy season.
Trent Dumont (free agent) – survived the primary spherical of delistings, however stays unsigned.
Trent Cotchin (free agent) – ought to get one other deal from the Tigers after a sturdy yr.
Dustin Martin – speak of the celebrity getting out of Victoria received’t go away. The Swans have hosed down their curiosity however nobody could be stunned if he ended up within the Harbour Metropolis.
Bigoa Nyuon (free agent) – has been delisted as soon as however managed to make his debut this yr after impressing on the observe.
Jack Riewoldt (free agent) – no new deal but however arduous to see him leaving.
Tom Campbell (free agent) – solely performed two video games in 2022, however the ruckman is perhaps stored after Paddy Ryder hung up the boots
Bradley Hill – his former coach Alastair Clarkson is and the speedster is reportedly open to a trade regardless of having two years to run on his contract.
Darragh Joyce (free agent) – seems unlikely to stay after managing simply 13 video games in 5 seasons.
Jarrod Lienert (free agent) – faces a nervous wait after taking part in 11 video games in his first season on the membership.
Mason Wooden (free agent) – performed 19 video games this yr and would seem possible to win a new deal.
Harry Cunningham (free agent) – one in every of Sydney’s leaders however has failed to power his approach again into the group after harm.
Robbie Fox (free agent) – was delisted and re-rookied final yr however is predicted to get one other deal after a actually stable again half of the season at AFL degree.
Lance Franklin (free agent) – Sydney are mentioned to be lowballing the celebrity as Franklin’s administration hints at retirement. Apparently, Buddy’s spouse Jesinta is now an accredited player agent.
Will Gould – the younger South Australian continues to be but to debut.
Jake Lloyd (free agent) – possible to put pen to paper on a new deal to be a Swan for all times
Paddy McCartin (free agent) – appears to be like set to lengthen his contract with Swans.
Lewis Melican – has fallen again within the pecking order and the Victorian is open to a transfer.
Sam Naismith (free agent) – widespread huge man could possibly be delisted with accidents ruining his profession.
Sam Reid (free agent) – has returned to his greatest type and is predicted to be rewarded by Sydney, however there was talks different golf equipment may inquire.
Lewis Taylor (free agent) – the previous Rising Star winner is now effectively again within the pecking order and could battle to keep on the listing. Unclear if there’s outdoors curiosity.
Hugh Dixon (free agent) – performed 10 video games as a pre-season signing, however could be unlikely to win a new deal.
Shannon Hurn (free agent) – set to proceed his profession on a one-year deal.
Jamaine Jones (free agent) – impressed in his 18 video games, however nonetheless faces a nervous wait.
Tom Joyce (free agent) – Didn’t function at senior degree and could be a shock to see him stay on the membership.
Patrick Naish (free agent) – made an instantaneous impression after becoming a member of the membership in March, however didn’t function after spherical 12.
Nic Naitanui (free agent) – arduous to see him going anyplace else. Eagles coach Adam Simpson expects a new deal and a full pre-season regardless of Naitanui not too long ago present process ankle surgical procedure.
Jackson Nelson (free agent) – rival golf equipment are reportedly monitoring his contract state of affairs.
Junior Rioli – has a suggestion on the desk to stay on the membership, however rivals Port Adelaide and North Melbourne have an interest.
Alex Witherden – out of contract and out of favour, may he profit from a transfer to a third membership?
Zaine Cordy (free agent) – regardless of a lack of defensive shares on the Canine, he’s nonetheless with out a contract. Watch this area.
Josh Dunkley – it’s a sizzling race for the ball-magnet with Essendon (like final yr) once more eager and Brisbane and Port Adelaide additionally . 7NEWS Melbourne’s Tom Browne studies Dunkley is eyeing off a long-term deal and is 50-50 to keep on the Canine.
Jason Johannisen (free agent) – 7NEWS reporter Mitch Cleary reported in July that Johannisen has delay contract talks with the Canine and is assessing the free company market.
Taylor Duryea (free agent) – is again within the group and has performed 15 video games this season regardless of some harm considerations. No suggestion he will likely be on the transfer at this stage.
Stefan Martin (free agent) – arduous to see the veteran ruckman getting a new deal.
Toby McLean (free agent) – harm cursed however reportedly shut to signing an extension with the Canine.
Mitch Wallis (free agent) – injured and finds himself on the outer once more. His future on the membership stays unclear.