GOLD Coast came close to acquiring Adelaide star Brad Crouch during last year's Telstra AFL Trade Period, so will the Suns chase the free agent at the end of this year?

Suns list and strategy boss Craig Cameron joins this week's Road to the Draft podcast to discuss last year's interest in Crouch and whether the club will again look at the Crows midfielder.

Cameron delves into the big impact of recruits Brandon Ellis and Hugh Greenwood at the club, while also chats about No.1 pick Matt Rowell's unique influence on his teammates.

Plus, the experienced list manager gives his views on the future of the trade, draft and free agency landscape in the wake of COVID-19.

Tune in for the latest in the world of the draft, trade and player movement space as draft expert Callum Twomey is joined by prospects, club list managers and recruiters and player managers for exclusive interviews.

This week's episode guide…

0:45 – How Cameron's role has changed in light of the season shutdown

1:55 – When will clubs be able to contract players again? Cameron shares his insights

2:35 – The potential impact of list cuts at Gold Coast, which has the biggest list in the competition

4:35 – The one rule change Cameron thinks "would help" movement in the trade period

6:00 – The pros and cons for changing the free agency qualification to six years

7:55 – Cameron gives his take on why the draft age should be kept at 18

9:00 – Why the Suns are excited by the key position players at the top end of the 2020 draft pool

13:30 – The other reason why the Suns chased two-time Richmond flag winner Brandon Ellis

15:20 – Cameron explains last year's interest in Brad Crouch and if the Suns will pursue the midfielder in 2020

17:30 – The impact of last year's top-two picks Matt Rowell and Noah Anderson on the Suns

20:15 – Are the Suns ready to recruit youngsters based on needs this year after two strong draft intakes?

21:15 – The former Melbourne midfielder who sits as Cameron's favourite ever pick