IN TODAY'S AFL Daily, star journalists Damian Barrett and Nat Edwards discuss all the latest trade news and join all the dots on football's big issues.


- Why Rory Lobb is staying put
- The trade deadline: 'People start to buckle, and you're going to see a lot of buckling between now and close of play'
- The Wolf of Waverley Park: 'It's almost certain that the same conversation will be had next year'
- Sam Mitchell: 'Coaches don't like being answerable … they're control freaks … often geniuses'
- Collingwood's Game of Thrones: 'It's been a debacle since Eddie McGuire was forced to resign'

In this episode ...

0:36 – Trade deadline causes people to 'buckle'

1:42 – Why Rory Lobb won't  to the Giants

3:38 – The pressure on Chad Wingard and his senior teammates

5:23 – Why it might be best for Wingard's future to leave

8:16 – Sam Mitchell's comments on his trade conversations 

9:41 – Mitchell's repeated desire to publicly correct the record

13:27 – Is Jeff Kennett's role at Hawthorn under the threat of a challenge?

15:48 – Collingwood's 'debacle' of a year starts to settle