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GWS coach Leon Cameron has sympathised with cross-town rivals Sydney over the trade ban thrust on them by the AFL.
ASADA has issued amended show-cause notices to the 34 players embroiled in AFL club Essendon’s supplements saga.
Most seasons in the AFL’s trade period, there are some big names that are traded to other clubs. But this year there has been more than ever.
Star GWS recruit Ryan Griffen has admitted he was on the verge of quitting the AFL after the weight of captaining the Western Bulldogs destroyed his enjoyment of the game.
Gold Coast ruckman Daniel Gorringe has hit back at social media critics after his “go-home” AFL trade fell through.
Whatever the status of James Hird’s AFL fan club, Brownlow Medallist Adam Cooney is a confirmed subscriber.
It’s the supplements saga that keeps stinging AFL club Essendon.
The second last day of AFL trade period was one of action, with haggling and indecision finally replaced by concessions, bold calls and an unfathomable contract.
AFL club Greater Western Sydney have traded Tom Boyd in exchange for Western Bulldogs captain Ryan Griffen and pick No.6 in the draft.
Brisbane have finally recruited Collingwood star Dayne Beams in an AFL trade that was the result of three weeks of haggling involving five clubs.
Collingwood star Dayne Beams will join Brisbane, while Port Adelaide remain confident they will recruit Essendon ruckman Paddy Ryder.
It wasn’t only the riches of free agency that led to Nick Malceski joining AFL club Gold Coast.
Melbourne great Robbie Flower was farewelled in an emotional celebration of the life of one of the AFL’s finest on Monday.
A year is a long time in football. In 2013, Greater Western Sydney were desperate to recruit some AFL stars and shopped around their No.1 draft pick in trade period.
Former Western Bulldogs coach Brendan McCartney feels he could have mended the fractured relationships that led to his downfall at the AFL club.
Evergreen Essendon veteran Dustin Fletcher has agreed to play on next AFL season after signing a one-year contract extension with the Bombers.
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After taking a breath and letting the overly lengthy draft period wash over me, I want to have a closer look at the drawn-out, five-club ‘mega-deal’ completed to get Dayne Beams to his desired destination.
With the AFL’s 2014 Trade and Free Agency period done and dusted, I’ve put together my report cards for each of the eighteen clubs.
Welcome to the new AFL, in which players hold all the power and coaches are merely pawns in the players’ games.
We know who won the flag and the Norm Smith, but that doesn’t mean there are no more winners in the AFL until first bounce next year. Here are some of the big winners of the off season, along with some honourable mentions.
The 2014 AFL Trade and Free Agency period reached a climax yesterday with a string of big name trades being finalised. Today is the last opportunity for clubs to make their moves, up until the deadline of 2:00pm (AEDT).
Collingwood’s Dayne Beams has finally flown the coop, leaving the Magpie nest and flying north to join his brother Clay at the Lions.
The 2014 AFL Trade and Free Agency period was set on fire on Wednesday, with six trades completed and a number of big names crossing clubs, including Dayne Beams, Ryan Griffen and Tom Boyd.
Fremantle’s patient approach to the silly season may leave a few holes unplugged as the end to the 2014 AFL Trade Period looms without a single deal done.
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The AFL Commission’s decision to ban the Sydney Swans from trading players until 2017 shows the game’s administrators are completely out of touch with the state of the game in non-traditional AFL states.
The 2014 AFL Trade and Free Agency period is expected to take off today, with the expected movement of Dayne Beams to the Brisbane Lions early in the morning likely to set off a cascade of further trades as clubs scramble to get their work done before the 2pm Thursday deadline.
The 2014 AFL Trade and Free Agency period has taken yet another unexpected twist today as 2013′s no 1 draft pick Tom Boyd has requested a trade to the Western Bulldogs after just nine games and eight goals in a single year at Greater Western Sydney.
Tuesday seemed to be the start of a new era down at Whitten Oval with the Western Bulldogs unveiling their new logo and launching their 2015 campaign #BeMoreBulldog.
As we all know it’s trade season in the AFL. So far this season big names such as Paddy Ryder, Patrick Dangerfield, Dayne Beams and Jonathon Griffen have been bandied about with no apparent respect for contracts.
What exactly is James Frawley being paid now, and how does that compare to other defenders and other players in the competition?
The AFL has stated that if the Swans trade any players within the next two seasons, and bring in any players through means other than draft picks, then the cost of living allowance will be decreased to zero.
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The AFL announced on Thursday that the Sydney Swans would be banned from trading players into the club unless they forfeited their COLA now, as opposed to 2017 when it will be phased out.