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Trade Essentials

How does free agency work?

All you need to know about the free agency system

11:29pm  Oct 4, 2018

When is the 2018 AFL Trade Period?

All the key dates for the Trade Period, free agency and the draft

4:34pm  Oct 6, 2018

Indicative draft order: Check out your club's picks

Keep up to date with what picks your club has after the Trade Period

8:41pm  Oct 17, 2018



Could a drastic rethink from the AFLPA stop the Gold Coast rot?

Turning around struggling Gold Coast's fortunes may rest with the AFLPA having a major rethink

2:44pm Jul 12, 2019


Hawks eyeing out-of-contract Adelaide mid

Hawthorn one of a number of clubs closely watching Crows' negotiations with Hugh Greenwood

4:21pm Jul 11, 2019


Kangaroos keen on uncontracted Power ruckman

North Melbourne is eyeing a move for Port Adelaide youngster Peter Ladhams

3:08pm Jul 11, 2019


Trade one of the Crouch brothers? No way, says Crows assistant

Scott Camporeale has shot down Chris Judd's suggestion that Adelaide should move on one of the ball magnets

9:00pm Jul 10, 2019


Why shipping off Burton for Chad was the right call for the Hawks

Hawthorn made the right call to ship off Ryan Burton and bring in Chad Wingard, writes Marc McGowan

6:50am Jul 4, 2019

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Gun Bomber wants to head home, Port in box seat

Essendon may be prepared to trade Orazio Fantasia before he becomes a free agent in 2021

1:08pm Jul 3, 2019


What's the deal? 18 out-of-contract players flying under the radar

Mitch Cleary looks at some of the names rival clubs are beginning to do their homework on

7:30am Jun 28, 2019


Demons circle Docker as contract talks are put on hold

Emerging Fremantle star Ed Langdon has put contract talks on hold until season's end

5:39pm Jun 26, 2019


AFL rejects club push for multi-year pick trading

Clubs will only be able trade picks one year in advance despite a club push for more

2:13pm Jun 25, 2019

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In-demand Swans big man ready to explore trade options

Rival clubs are showing interest in one-game ruckman Darcy Cameron

10:30am Jun 22, 2019


If you're not doing it, you're nowhere: The secret analytical revolution

Clubs are increasingly relying on analytics to drive their recruiting strategies

1:03pm Jun 10, 2019


Who's winning? Blues, Crows, Liam Stocker and the No.1 pick

Callum Twomey looks at how last year's historic live trade could shape Carlton and Adelaide's fortunes for years to come

11:25am Jun 4, 2019


'He's a loyal person': Giants confident free agent will stay

GWS coach Leon Cameron is confident star free agent Stephen Coniglio will sign a new deal

8:45pm May 27, 2019


Appetite growing for mid-season trading: McLachlan

AFL CEO flags the introduction of mid-year player trades after the enthusiastic embrace of next week's Mid-Season Rookie Draft

6:45am May 23, 2019


'A fair stretch': Out-of-favour Crow bemused by trade talk

Adelaide forward Josh Jenkins is contracted until the end of the 2022 season

3:20pm May 15, 2019


Saints' swoop? Giant, Sun in St Kilda's sights

St Kilda keen on free agent Adam Tomlinson and Gold Coast forward Jack Martin

2:35pm Apr 24, 2019


Time for a trade? 10 out-of-favour players your club could target

Mitch Cleary finds 10 potential trade targets for your club

4:35pm Apr 18, 2019


Cashed-up Hawks linked to recovering Giants forward

Greater Western Sydney's Jonathon Patton emerges as an early trade target

7:42am Apr 7, 2019


Out-of-favour Tiger, star Giant headline free agents list

Brandon Ellis and Stephen Coniglio among the free agents list for 2019

4:52pm Mar 25, 2019


Barrett: How Carlton almost pulled off the Shiel steal

How Shiel to Essendon almost didn't happen. Damian Barrett revisits last year's Trade Period

5:20pm Feb 26, 2019