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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's Nick Bowen explores this year's free agency market

7:00am  May 7, 2014

Which players on the trade table are worth a look?

Dumped St Kilda veteran wants new home

Sacked Saint Clint Jones wants a chance at a new club

4:57pm Sep 17, 2014


Speedy Blease eyes new club after leaving Dees

Melbourne speedster keen to seek a new home after amicable split

4:10pm Sep 17, 2014


Big Saint the latest youngster to sign on

Blake Acres signs a three-year contract extension with the Saints

1:46pm Sep 16, 2014


Freo confirms meeting with out-of-contract Dee

Ross Lyon says Freo may lure out-of-contract Dee across the Nullarbor

9:05pm Sep 15, 2014


McPharlin considers future after tough year

Veteran considers future as reports of Freo's interest in Demon emerge

3:48pm Sep 15, 2014


Veteran Blue midfielder set to go around again

Brock McLean set for new deal after contemplating retirement

7:19am Sep 15, 2014


Ablett's new deal to be signed within weeks

Gary Ablett confirms he will stay a Sun with new contract imminent

3:02pm Sep 14, 2014


New deal keeps star Hawk in the nest for life

Gun midfielder to remain a Hawthorn player for life after new deal

12:30pm Sep 14, 2014


Veteran Saint not sure if club wants him

Veteran forward won't know until October if he's a required player

4:58pm Sep 12, 2014


Which unwanted players can find a new home?

Which unwanted players will find a new home in the trade period?

11:46am Sep 12, 2014


Bad luck Cats, Suns to lock away Gazza

Speculation Gazza could return to Cats set to finally end with new deal

9:24am Sep 12, 2014


Cats give 'Enright successor' a new contract

EXCLUSIVE: Former first-round draft pick signs new contract with Cats

7:28am Sep 12, 2014


Lin Jong in: Dog promoted to senior list

Bulldogs promote first Taiwanese, East Timorese player to senior list

6:29pm Sep 11, 2014


Demons keen to re-sign Nathan Jones

Melbourne make a move to re-sign triple best and fairest winner

2:55pm Sep 11, 2014


Young Bomber Gleeson re-signs for two years

As reported on, Martin Gleeson pens two-year deal

2:45pm Sep 11, 2014


Dogs hopeful free agent Higgins will stay

CEO Simon Garlick optimistic free agent will remain at the club

7:40pm Sep 10, 2014


Lions circle 'unhappy' Essendon ruckman

Brisbane Lions concede it'd be 'silly not to explore' securing Paddy Ryder

5:08pm Sep 10, 2014


Suns won't rule out chasing troubled Blue

Tweet from troubled Carlton midfielder sparks trade speculation

4:17pm Sep 10, 2014


Magpie set to turn back on free agency

Important Magpie says he's not interested in switching to a rival club

8:25pm Sep 9, 2014


Lyon slammed after 'what's his name' crack

Ex-Demon's manager whacks Freo coach's 'what's his name' quip

4:05pm Sep 9, 2014