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With Trade Period over, how else can players switch clubs?

Tom Boyd of the Bulldogs poses for a photograph at Whitten Oval, Melbourne on December 05, 2014. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media)
Tom Boyd entered the 2014 trade period with just nine senior games under his belt, but emerged near the top of the AFL's rich list

WHO WILL be 2015's Tom Boyd?

The former top draft pick's $7 million trade to the Western Bulldogs was the biggest move of a 2014 NAB AFL free agency and trade period that saw 29 players switch clubs.

Boyd's move was triggered by Bulldog Ryan Griffen, who forced a trade to the Giants, swapping the captain's armband at Whitten Oval for a fresh start at the competition's newest club.

If you think you remember 2014's NAB AFL trade period, you can prove it by taking the quiz

Be first with all the trade news and whispers

Here's how to make sure you don't miss a tidbit from agents, clubs and players as the NAB AFL Trade and Free Agency Period unfolds:

NAB AFL TRADE RADIO. Pop in your headphones and fire up the live stream from AFL.com.au and through the official AFL App. You can click here to listen from 9am AEDT every weekday during Trade Period.

TRADE TALK LIVE BLOGS. Join our rolling coverage as the NAB AFL Trade Period heats up. Click here for all the latest news and whispers.

NAB AFL TRADE TRACKER. Every club, every player, every confirmed move.

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You can also click here to check on the remaining free agents, and keep track of the indicative draft order as picks are exchanged. 

When does the 2015 NAB AFL free agency and trade period start and finish?

Here are the key dates for this year's exchange period:

Friday October 9 - NAB AFL restricted free agency offer and unrestricted free agency period begins

Monday October 12, 10am* - NAB AFL Trade Period begins

Sunday October 18, 5pm - Close of NAB AFL restricted free agency offer and unrestricted free agency period

Wednesday October 21 - NAB AFL restricted free agency matching offer three-day period ends

Thursday October 22, 2pm – NAB AFL Trade Period closes

How else can players switch clubs?

Delisted players become free agents and can join new clubs during any of the three NAB AFL delisted player free agency windows.

Once clubs have delisted a player, they will receive no compensation should that player be signed by a new club.

The key dates for delisted free agents are as follows:

Saturday October 31 - NAB AFL delisted player free agency period (1) begins

Monday November 9, 5pm - NAB AFL delisted player free agency period (1) closes

Wednesday November 11 -  NAB AFL delisted player free agency period (2) begins

Friday November 20, 5pm - NAB AFL delisted player free agency period (2) closes

Wednesday November 25 - NAB AFL delisted player free agency period (3) begins

Thursday November 26, 2pm - NAB AFL delisted player free agency period (3) closes

Tuesday December 1, 2pm - Final AFL club list lodgement

Delisted players can also nominate for the NAB AFL Pre-Season Draft. 

When and where are the 2015 NAB AFL Draft and Rookie Drafts?

The NAB AFL Draft returns to Adelaide in 2015 after an absence of nearly 20 years. The draft will be held on Tuesday, November 24.

The NAB AFL Pre-seaon and Rookie Drafts will be held on the morning of Friday, November 27. 

You can click here for all the key dates and information for the NAB AFL Draft and Rookie Drafts.      

*All times AEDT unless indicated