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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

Trade and Free Agency


Crows lock in half-back for two more years

Important Adelaide half-back signs new two-year deal with Adelaide

12:24pm Aug 20, 2014


Eagles lock in Darling, Gaff and Lycett

West Coast secures Darling, Gaff and Lycett with new deals

4:12pm Aug 18, 2014


Dogs put leash on Rising Star favourite

Bulldogs re-sign one of their brightest prospects for two more years

7:40am Aug 15, 2014


Young Magpie close to inking new deal

Youngster Ben Kennedy close to signing new contract at Collingwood

10:32pm Aug 14, 2014


Giants confident of keeping young stars

GWS to announce re-signings, confident it can keep young stars

12:45pm Aug 14, 2014


Big Blue's good news: Rowe's new contract

Sam Rowe's breakout season rewarded with a new two-year deal

8:43pm Aug 13, 2014


Magpie set to commit for two more years

Collingwood forward/mid Jarryd Blair set to sign a new contract

5:50pm Aug 13, 2014


Big Sun stays committed to the cause

Exciting ruckman signs new contract to stay at Gold Coast

9:00pm Aug 12, 2014


Demon receives upgrade and new contract

Melbourne rewards defender with senior upgrade and new contract

4:42pm Aug 12, 2014


Out-of-contract Eagle will stay, says Hurn

In-demand big man will soon re-sign with Eagles, predicts teammate

4:03pm Aug 11, 2014


Gray wants to Power on with long-term deal

Robbie Gray and Port Adelaide begin talks on a new deal

1:53pm Aug 11, 2014


Cat gets the cream

Injury-hit small forward Lincoln McCarthy wins a new deal

11:09am Aug 11, 2014


Saint Fisher keen to go on for another year

EXCLUSIVE: St Kilda's Sam Fisher is desperate to play on next year

7:30am Aug 11, 2014


Third time lucky: Spangher set to re-sign

EXCLUSIVE: Matt Spangher set to sign a new deal with Hawthorn

7:00am Aug 11, 2014


Emerging Tiger Miles set for new deal

Anthony Miles' breakout year with Tigers to be rewarded with new deal

2:49pm Aug 10, 2014


Blues offer defender Rowe a longer deal

Carlton has upped its contract offer to defender Sam Rowe

10:20am Aug 10, 2014


Power's Paul Stewart shuns free agency

Port Adelaide locks in utility Paul Stewart for two more seasons

8:00pm Aug 5, 2014


Young Hawk Litherland locked in again

Hawthorn has re-signed young defender Angus Litherland

4:00pm Aug 5, 2014


Blues want Waite for another season

Veteran set for new deal as Henderson suffers eye socket fracture

8:52am Aug 5, 2014


O'Keefe no given to leave Swans: Longmire

Veteran no certainty to join a rival club next year, says Swans coach

3:28pm Aug 4, 2014