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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

Which players on the trade table are worth a look?
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Big Swan Pyke re-signs despite COLA hiccup

Mike Pyke commits to two more years despite COLA cut complications

12:30pm Sep 23, 2014

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Good for the Goose: Maguire signs on

Matt Maguire continues career revival, signing another one-year deal

7:00am Sep 23, 2014

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Dangerfield says trade is up to the Crows

UPDATE: Patrick Dangerfield says his future is in the hands of the Crows

7:11pm Sep 22, 2014

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Magpies 'would love' Mitch Clark: Buckley

Collingwood coach says he'd 'love to have' Mitch Clark at the Pies

4:33pm Sep 20, 2014

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Malceski hints he'll stay in red and white

All Australian defender hints at new deal at Swans despite rivals' interest

4:02pm Sep 20, 2014

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Tough Docker midfielder inks new one-year deal

Tough midfielder signs new one-year deal with Fremantle

3:05pm Sep 19, 2014

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Blues confirm meeting with Mitchell family

Carlton reveals meeting with Swan ball-magnet's family

10:08am Sep 19, 2014

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Here's Lucey: reality TV Irishman joins the Cats

Cats sign Irishman who was cut from TV show The Recruit

10:59am Sep 18, 2014

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Giants ruckman now wants out of club

GWS ruckman seeking a trade after falling behind Shane Mumford

10:50am Sep 18, 2014

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Dumped St Kilda veteran wants new home

Sacked Saint Clint Jones wants a chance at a new club

4:57pm Sep 17, 2014

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Speedy Blease eyes new club after leaving Dees

Melbourne speedster keen to seek a new home after amicable split

4:10pm Sep 17, 2014

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Big Saint the latest youngster to sign on

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

1:46pm Sep 16, 2014

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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

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McPharlin considers future after tough year

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

3:48pm Sep 15, 2014

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Veteran Blue midfielder set to go around again

Brock McLean set for new deal after contemplating retirement

7:19am Sep 15, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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