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AFL Trade Rumours 2024: The latest news and whispers on every player, every club

Tyson Stengle. (Photo by Dylan Burns/AFL Photos via Getty Images)

The 2024 AFL season is heating up, but players are already beginning to weigh up their futures beyond the year’s end. Here’s a roundup of the latest AFL trade rumours.

For a full list of free agents and out of contract players, check out our list here.


Adelaide Crows


Brisbane Lions

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Jarrod Berry – Is expected to re-sign with the Lions, but is a free agent at season’s end and has attracted interest.

Charlie Cameron – Remains contracted until the end of 2025, but is reportedly seen as gettable by rival clubs.

Hugh McCluggage – Turned his back on significant rival offers to sign a whopping seven-year contract to stay at the Lions.


Carlton Blues

Matthew Owies – Out of contract at season’s end, the small forward is reportedly a target of interest for rivals.

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Jacob Weitering – Is expected to stay at the Blues despite a whopping eight-year, near-$12 million deal reportedly offered by St Kilda. Will be out of contract at the end of 2025.


Collingwood Magpies

Jack GinnivanWas traded to Hawthorn as part of a sizeable pick swap, after emerging as a late-Trade Period target for the Hawks. The arrival of Lachie Schultz saw both club and player become open to a trade, with Ginnivan seen as a potential target from mid-season after falling out of favour.


Essendon Bombers

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Fremantle Dockers

Andrew Brayshaw – St Kilda are reportedly interested in the star midfielder, who is contracted to the Dockers until the end of 2025.

Geelong Cats

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Patrick Dangerfield – Adelaide launched an audacious bit to lure the champion veteran back to his former club at the end of 2024. Will be out of contract.

Tyson Stengle – According to reports, the Cats have offered the star small forward a four-year contract at $700,000 per season. However, interest is huge in the out-of-contract goalsneak, and it has been suggested he will leave for the highest bidder at a rival Victorian club.


Gold Coast Suns

Jack Lukosius – Was traded to Hawthorn, along with pick 62, in exchange for a future second-round pick.

Ned Moyle – The ruckman a player of interest for up to six clubs, including Adelaide, Collingwood and Melbourne. Is out of contract at the end of 2024 and has been restricted to only a handful of games filling in for Suns co-captain Jarrod Witts.

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GWS Giants

Harry Perryman – Is yet to re-commit despite the Giants reportedly tabling a five-year contract offer, with other clubs, including Port Adelaide, said to be willing to offer six years at an eye-watering $800,000 per season. Will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of 2024.

Conor Stone – Out of contract at season’s end, the former first-round draft pick has reportedly attracted interest.


Hawthorn Hawks

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Melbourne Demons


North Melbourne Kangaroos

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Luke Davies-Uniacke – Has attracted interest from St Kilda and Essendon and reportedly put contract talks on hold with the Kangaroos. Will be a restricted free agent at the end of 2025.

Will Phillips – Having struggled to bed down a regular spot at AFL level, the former No.3 pick is expected to assess his options at the end of 2024.

Cameron Zurhaar – A restricted free agent at the end of 2024, the hard-nosed Roo is expected to attract heavy trade interest as the season goes on, though no frontrunner for his services has emerged.


Port Adelaide Power

Ollie Wines – Contracted until the end of 2026 but is reportedly a player of interest at North Melbourne.

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Richmond Tigers

Liam Baker – The tough midfielder is seen as likely to leave the Tigers as an unrestricted free agent at season’s end to take up a monster contract at West Coast. The Western Australian has also received interest from Fremantle.

Shai Bolton – The Tigers have moved to shut down reports Fremantle could prise out the star forward with a monster contract offer. Is contracted to Punt Road until the end of 2028.

Dustin Martin – Is expected to retire at season’s end, but as in previous years, the Tigers champion has reportedly received interest from rival clubs to prolong his glittering career with them.

Daniel Rioli – Contracted until 2027 but has been thrown up in trade discussions to allow the Tigers to stockpile top draft picks, with Gold Coast said to be an interested party.

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St Kilda Saints

Josh Battle – The hot property unrestricted free agent is being heavily courted by Hawthorn.


Sydney Swans

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Will Hayward – Turned his back on significant rival interest from Adelaide and Carlton in particular to re-sign with the Swans on a five-year deal.

Logan McDonald – Was expected to re-sign, but reportedly huge rival offers from Hawthorn and Collingwood have clouded things. Could make up to $200,000 more elsewhere.

Luke Parker – Having fallen out of favour after a pre-season injury, the veteran midfielder has been heavily linked to North Melbourne, who are seeking experienced heads.

Chad Warner – In career-best form, the star midfielder reportedly rejected a contract extension from the Swans. Remains contracted until the end of 2025 but would attract a monster offer from many rival clubs.


West Coast Eagles

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Tom Barrass – Contracted until the end of 2027 but has been targeted by several clubs, with Collingwood and the Western Bulldogs especially keen. Was linked to Sydney during 2023 but chose to remain at the Eagles.

Elliot Yeo – An unrestricted free agent at the end of 2024, the veteran midfielder has attracted significant offers from Adelaide and North Melbourne, according to reports, while Collingwood and Geelong also have significant interest.


Western Bulldogs

Caleb Daniel – In and out of the Bulldogs’ best team in 2024, the utility has been tabled as a potential trade target for rivals. Is contracted until the end of 2026.

Tim English – A restricted free agent at season’s end, the ruckman has long been linked to a return to Western Australia, but West Coast’s interest has reportedly cooled.

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Rory Lobb – Has two years to run on a four-year deal, but has reportedly told the Bulldogs he will be seeking a trade at season’s end, with Collingwood among a number of clubs linked to the key forward.

Bailey Smith – Is out of contract at the end of 2024 and widely seen as highly likely to leave the Bulldogs, with Collingwood, Hawthorn and Geelong among the frontrunners.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan – Signed a two-year contract extension tying him to the Bulldogs until the end of 2026 and ending speculation on his immediate playing future. Hawthorn reportedly offered a significant deal to lure him out of the Whitten Oval.

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