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Trade essentials

Key trade, draft and free agency dates

What happens, when, as the 2014 AFL off-season unfolds

11:20am  Jul 17, 2014

Free agency explained

Which players qualify as free agents, and how are clubs compensated?

12:03pm  Jun 3, 2014

Cashed-up Tigers look to lure free agents

Richmond is cashed-up and looking to lure opposition players to Punt Rd

2:11pm  Jun 9, 2014

Cat to go on: Kelly off free agents list

James Kelly's name missing from AFL's updated list of free agents

6:55pm  Jun 2, 2014

Players win as cap breaks $10m mark

Total player payments to exceed $10 million for the first time in 2015

9:00pm  May 7, 2014

Free agency set for review, AFLPA seeks change

More stars will join free agency list if AFLPA succeeds in push for change

7:54am  Jun 6, 2014

Where the big fish could land

AFL.com.au's Nick Bowen explores this year's free agency market

7:00am  May 7, 2014

Trade and Free Agency

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At least four clubs in the hunt for Higgins

EXCLUSIVE: Four clubs in the hunt for Dogs free agent Shaun Higgins

7:15pm Jul 29, 2014

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Free agent off the market as Saint re-signs

St Kilda midfielder turns back on free agency and agrees to two-year deal

4:46pm Jul 29, 2014

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State of play: Free agents

A look at what the current 30 free agents will do at season's end

7:46pm Jul 28, 2014

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Beast of a deal: North rookie signs on

North Melbourne's international rookie rewarded with another contract

5:36pm Jul 28, 2014

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Young Eagle duo commit to two more years

Callum Sinclair and Brad Sheppard commit to two year extensions

12:44pm Jul 24, 2014

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Hendo makes Crow call to stay two more years

Adelaide secure utility Ricky Henderson until end of 2017

12:01pm Jul 24, 2014

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Lions to splash cash on emerging players

Brisbane Lions happy to spend more on emerging players to avoid exodus

7:00am Jul 24, 2014

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Dons happy to wait on stars' signatures

Club hope to extend contracts of young guns but it may not happen quickly

8:25pm Jul 23, 2014

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Spurr, two teammates sign on at Freo

Lee Spurr headlines three re-signings at the Dockers

3:58pm Jul 23, 2014

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Nick Malceski puts contract talks on hold

Star Swan puts contract talks on hold but manager says he just wants time

10:04pm Jul 22, 2014

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Lions re-sign WA pair to new contracts

Two West Australians have extended their tenure at the Brisbane Lions

12:38pm Jul 21, 2014

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Veteran Dog Murphy to go around again

EXCLUSIVE: Veteran Dog to play in 2015 after agreeing to new deal

6:01pm Jul 16, 2014

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Blue Bell locked in for two more years

EXCLUSIVE: Emerging midfielder Tom Bell re-signs with Carlton

4:45pm Jul 16, 2014

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Everyone a winner in Crameri to Dogs deal

Stewart Crameri's move a winner for all involved, says Callum Twomey

7:00am Jul 16, 2014

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Cross to steady Demons for another season

Former Bulldog signs on for a second year with rebuilding Demons

2:09pm Jul 12, 2014

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Ball will decide future at end of season

Magpie will wait to make decision on whether to play on

12:47pm Jul 11, 2014

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Key Melbourne defender signs new deal

Important defender signs new two-year deal with the club

1:03pm Jul 10, 2014

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Pav signs one-year extension with Freo

Skipper Matthew Pavlich signs on with Dockers for 2015 season

1:05pm Jul 8, 2014

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Veteran Bulldog Morris set to dance on

EXCLUSIVE: Veteran Bulldog defender close to a new contract

2:02pm Jul 3, 2014

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Ablett hopeful that Hunt stays in AFL

Gary Ablett hopes Karmichael Hunt will stay at the Suns after this year

1:40pm Jul 2, 2014