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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

LATEST TRADE AND CONTRACT NEWS

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AFL moves a step closer to introducing mid-season trade period

The success of this year's mid-season draft has made the introduction of a trade period in the middle of 2020 more possible

3:00pm Jul 17, 2019

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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

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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

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Kangaroos keen on uncontracted Power ruckman

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

3:08pm Jul 11, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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'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

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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

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'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

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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

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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

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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

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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