A Geelong star has reportedly turned on his personal membership in a heated cellphone name as his commerce request strikes in direction of a disaster level.
Welcome to our reside protection of the AFL Trade Period’s deadline day.
After 10 days of haggling, there’s lastly going to be a flurry of exercise constructing as much as the ultimate deadline at 7.30pm (AEDT).
There are nonetheless a string of negotiation stalemates which are but to be unlocked, together with Giants star Bobby Hill’s request to join Essendon.
However, there was a deal confirmed by the AFL with the Crows choosing up Jordan Dawson from the Swans in change for the long run first spherical decide the Crows have — which is tied to the place the Demons end in 2022.
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Hawthorn has also been a subject of intrigue, however potential trades surrounding Chad Wingard (to GWS) and Jaeger O’Meara (to Port Adelaide) have barely obtained off the bottom.
There continues to be loads of drama to unfold earlier than Wednesday night time’s deadline.
Cats star in ‘heated’ cellphone name with personal workforce
Geelong’s Jordan Clark is reportedly getting testy about his commerce stalemate and has let his frustrations be identified to the Cats.
Geelong and Fremantle have reportedly been nowhere close to agreeing on a commerce for the 20-year-old, regardless of his official request to be allowed to hitch the Dockers.
SEN’s Sam Edmund stated on Wednesday Clark lately had a “heated phone conversation” with Cats recruitment boss Stephen Wells.
Edmund stated: “Clark told Wells in no uncertain terms, ‘I want this deal done, I’m not coming back. I’m desperate to get to Fremantle. Please make this happen’”.
He went on to say: “Things are reaching boiling point between Geelong and Fremantle”.
Fremantle is reportedly refusing at hand over the No. 19 draft decide the Cats need in change for letting Clark break his contract one season early. Fremantle reportedly has a four-year contract on the desk for Clark.
Clark struggled to interrupt into the Cats’ aspect in 2021, however was a primary spherical draft decide in 2018.
The report signifies Clark hung up on Wells when advised the membership will solely commerce him if a lovely provide is made.
Giants star ‘stressed and nervous’ over commerce
There is one more twist within the Bobby Hill commerce saga with the star’s supervisor declaring publicly on Wednesday his shopper is “stressed and nervous” a couple of deal falling by.
Hill’s future was plunged additional into uncertainty on Tuesday when GWS recruitment boss Jason McCartney stated it was “highly unlikely” a deal could be reached with Essendon, regardless of Hill’s official request to hitch the Bombers.
It additionally emerged on Tuesday that Collingwood is able to pounce if Essendon is unable to strike a deal.
The fragile scenario is taking a toll on Hill, in accordance with his agent Andrew McDougall.
“Bobby is very keen to get to Essendon, he’s a young man having his first child so there’s a lot going on,” he stated on AFL Trade Radio.
“He’s quite stressed and nervous at this point. This seems like it’s going to be a very delicate one. I’m hoping the clubs can start discussing, we have a little bit of time left so hopefully things start moving in the direction further.”
Collingwood’s arrival within the scenario comes after Hill requested to be traded again to Melbourne on compassionate grounds, regardless of remaining beneath contract by to the top of the 2022 season.
His request got here as late as final week, catching the Giants off guard. Reports indicated Hill had first spoken to the Bombers final month, simply weeks after he had reportedly begun contract extension talks with the Giants.
It’s why Hill got here beneath fireplace on Monday morning by footy pundit Kane Cornes, who slammed Hill for the place he had put his workforce in.
Essendon is reportedly ready to place a four-year contract on the desk for Hill if the Giants comply with let him go, in accordance with foxsports.com.au.
However, the Bombers have solely minimal draft picks up their sleeve to barter with — and it opens the door for the Magpies, who’ve a a lot stronger draft hand.
Journalist Sam Edmund advised SEN Breakfast on Tuesday Collingwood now seems extra prone to signal Hill than Essendon.
“There’s every chance this gets too hard for Essendon and if so Collingwood are ready to pounce,” he stated.
“It’s closer to happening with Collingwood even if he wants to get to Essendon.”
Swans and Crows battle lastly ends over Jordan Dawson
It’s official, the Swans have accepted Adelaide’s remaining provide to permit Jordan Dawson to maneuver to the Crows.
The two golf equipment haggled all week over the long run first spherical picks being provided by the Crows, however the deal was unlocked on Tuesday night time when the Swans lastly caved to simply accept the long run first spherical decide the Crows have — which is tied to the place the Demons end in 2022.
The AFL confirmed the 2 golf equipment have lodged their paperwork for the deal and Clark is now a Crow.
The Swans final week reportedly rejected Adelaide’s provide centred across the No. 17 decide.
The Swans risked dropping Dawson for nothing if he nominated for the Pre-Season Draft as an uncontracted participant.
Despite being taken with the No. 56 decide within the 2015 draft, Dawson is coming off his greatest season and completed third within the Swans’ Best and Fairest.
Dawson’s contract was reportedly back-ended, that means the Crows will take a wage cap hit of as much as $1 million.
Hawthorn plot has ‘collapsed’
Hawthorn’s bombshell transfer to place its largest stars on the commerce desk has reportedly eventuated into nothing, leaving gamers dealing with a clumsy return for pre-season coaching this 12 months.
Hawthorn coach Sam Mitchell was reported to have personally rung rival coaches in an try to supply up gamers.
Tom Mitchell, Jaeger O’Meara, Jack Gunston and Chad Wingard have been all on provide — however studies on Tuesday recommended there’s nonetheless no severe curiosity.
It comes as Wingard knocked again a possible provide from GWS and O’Meara acquired curiosity from Port Adelaide.
Channel 7’s Mitch Cleary stated on Tuesday night time: “The Hawthorn stuff has run its race”.
Veteran footy reporter Damian Barrett stated on AFL Trade Radio: “There is no obvious takers at this point”.
The Herald Sun’s Jon Ralph advised Fox Footy on Tuesday night time the membership’s “grand plan has officially collapsed”.
Bulldogs legend Brad Johnson additionally advised Fox Footy Mitchell has “got a lot to worry about in terms of a first-year coach”.
Awkward backflip for undesirable Dockers star
Rory Lobb’s transfer to GWS is useless within the water.
It comes after the Dockers reportedly didn’t need Lobb to remain — if a lovely provide was introduced.
Lobb’s supervisor Colin Young on Monday night time stated the deal was off as a result of the Giants had did not current a contract provide that met Lobb’s calls for.
The Herald Sun reported the Giants had additionally did not fulfill Fremantle’s calls for with the membership rejecting a future second-round draft decide provide. The report additionally indicated Fremantle was not ready to pay a few of Lobb’s wages ought to the transfer have eventuated.
Every confirmed deal since begin of commerce interval on October 4
— Collingwood good points picks 22, 46, 58, 79 and a future fourth-round decide in a commerce. Gold Coast good points the Magpies’ future second, third and fourth-round picks.
— Collingwood good points Nathan Kreuger and decide 55 in a commerce. Geelong good points decide 41.
— Port Adelaide good points Jeremy Finlayson in a commerce. GWS good points the Power’s future third-round decide.
— Melbourne indicators Luke Dunstan as an unrestricted free agent from St Kilda. St Kilda receives no compensation.
— In a four-team commerce, Melbourne good points picks 17, 37 and 49, Adelaide good points the Demons’ future first-round decide plus 33 and 75, St Kilda good points 62, 66 and the Crows’ future fourth-round decide, the Western Bulldogs achieve 23, 44 and 45.
— Collingwood good points Pick 27 and a future third-round decide. Fremantle good points Pick 22.
— Fremantle good points Will Brodie, Picks 19, 61 and 69 in a commerce. Gold Coast good points a future second-round decide and future fourth-round decide.
— Carlton good points Adam Cerra in a commerce. Fremantle good points Pick 6 and a future third-round decide.
— Western Bulldogs signal Tim O’Brien as an unrestricted free agent from Hawthorn.
— In a three-team commerce, West Coast Eagles achieve Sam Petrevski-Seton, Carlton good points Lewis Young, Western Bulldogs achieve Pick 52.
— North Melbourne good points Callum Coleman-Jones, Picks 42 and 47 and a future fourth-round decide in a commerce. Richmond good points Robbie Tarrant, Pick 40 and a future second-round decide.
— Collingwood good points Patrick Lipinski. Western Bulldogs achieve No. 43 draft decide.
— Adelaide good points Jordan Dawson. Sydney achieve a future first spherical decide tied to the Demons’ ladder place in 2022.