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Saturday, September 18

North Melbourne veteran Robbie Tarrant needs Richmond transfer

Richmond are set to amass an skilled defender after it emerged Robbie Tarrant needs to maneuver to Tigerland, based on Fox Sports activities.

The 32-year-old had been deciding between staying on the Kangaroos or a contemporary begin at Richmond.

Tarrant is an unrestricted free agent that will not price Richmond any draft picks to amass.

He has performed 174 video games for North Melbourne since being chosen with choose 15 within the 2007 draft, profitable the membership’s best-and-fairest in 2016.

Jarrod Brander to depart West Coast

Former first-round draft choose Jarrod Brander will not be supplied a brand new contract by the Eagles.

The 22-year-old has performed 22 senior video games in 4 years on the listing however struggled to nail down an everyday place within the workforce.

Initially from Victoria, Brander may probably transfer in a commerce, or may enter the draft, depening on curiosity from across the competitors.

Geelong speedster Jordan Clark talks to Fremantle

Fringe Geelong expertise Jordan Clark is near requesting a commerce again residence to Western Australia after having talks with Fremantle.

Fox Footy experiences the 20-year-old met with Dockers coach Justin Longmuir and different membership officers in Perth on Wednesday.

Clark’s future on the Cattery has been in query over the past 12 months with the speedster struggling to persistently play senior soccer.

The utility, who hails from Albany in WA, performed solely 11 video games in 2021, with three of these because the medical substitute.

Thursday, September 16

Richmond set to lose Callum Coleman-Jones after Chol departure

Richmond are set to endure a second blow in 24 hours with Callum Coleman-Jones near nominating North Melbourne as his most popular vacation spot.

After it emerged on Wednesday that fellow massive man Mabior Chol will probably be searching for a transfer to the Gold Coast, the Herald Solar experiences Coleman-Jones made up his thoughts to depart for Arden St this week.

The Kangaroos have supplied the 22-year-old a four-to-five yr contract and see Coleman-Jones as the right foil for Todd Goldstein and to complement Nick Larkey up ahead.

Richmond solely offered a two-year deal to the South Australian, and mentioned he can be behind Toby Nankervis and Ivan Soldo for a ruck function in 2022.

North Melbourne will probably be unlikely to wish to quit their first choose of the second spherical, no.20, for Coleman-Jones, who solely performed eight video games in 2021.

Wednesday, September 15

Versatile Tiger Mabior Chol to affix Gold Coast Suns

Richmond ruck-forward Mabior Chol will probably be taking part in for the Gold Coast Suns subsequent season.

Fox Footy experiences the 24-year-old has determined to affix the Suns on a three-year cope with a set off for a fourth.

There was additionally curiosity from St Kilda, however Chol has determined to relocate north together with his household residing near Metricon Stadium.

The Tigers will get free company compensation for the massive man, with a choose across the third spherical most probably.

Jeremy Finlayson has medical at Port Adelaide

Contracted GWS ahead Jeremy Finlayson could possibly be on the transfer to the Energy.

Seven‘s Tom Browne experiences the 25-year-old has undergone a medical at Port Adelaide, suggesting the wheels are already in movement for a change.

Finlayson has two years to run on his deal on the Giants however discovered himself on the outer barely in 2021.

He performed 13 senior video games this yr, battling the likes of Jesse Hogan and Harry Himmelberg for a spot in Leon Cameron’s ahead line.

Finlayson has kicked 90 targets in 66 senior video games.

Conor McKenna contemplating AFL return?

Former Essendon defender Conor McKenna could possibly be desirous about a return to Australia after profitable the All-Eire ultimate with county Tyrone.

Alternatively, the 25-year-old could possibly be boozed up and taking the piss as he celebrates with teammates.

McKenna tweeted asking if any AFL golf equipment had been in want of a half again.

The Irishman then adopted it up with a photograph of him and teammate Brian Kennedy, suggesting a bundle deal for himself and a ruckman.

North Melbourne’s massive supply to Coleman-Jones

Richmond ruckman Callum Coleman-Jones could possibly be headed to the Roos after the membership made a major supply to the 22-year-old.

Fox Footy’s Tom Morris mentioned the Suns had been additionally eager however Coleman-Jones appears to be like set to go to Arden Avenue, pending the golf equipment agreeing a commerce.

“Callum Coleman Jones, rivals consider he’ll be at North Melbourne subsequent yr on a long-term deal – most likely a five-year deal on someplace between $400,000 to $450,000, a yr,” Morris mentioned.

“I consider it’s going to be this long-term deal for 5 years. Gold Coast additionally supplied 5 years, however Coleman-Jones needs to play extra within the ruck.

“It’s honest to say Todd Goldstein is nearer to the top than Jarrod Witts so it is smart to go to North Melbourne if he does wish to play extra within the ruck.”

Tuesday, September 14

Lion ruckman Archie Smith requests commerce

Fringe Brisbane Lions ruckman Archie Smith has requested for a commerce away from the membership in a bid to get extra alternative.

The 26-year-old did not handle to play match in 2021 as he discovered himself behind Oscar McInerney, Tom Fullarton and Connor Ballenden within the ruck pecking order.

Smith has performed 16 video games for the Lions since being drafted at choose 34 within the 2019 Rookie Draft.

Suitors for Smith haven’t but emerged however Gold Coast are reportedly out there for a ruckman.

Monday, September 13

Carlton in battle with Melbourne for Fremantle gun Adam Cerra

Carlton face competitors in securing the providers of Fremantle star Adam Cerra, with premiership favourites Melbourne eager on the Victorian midfielder.

Cerra is predicted to appoint the Blues as his most popular vacation spot after the Grand Closing, however is not any rush for his future to be sorted.

The Demons are believed to be interested by Cerra however will not be having talks concerning the state of affairs till after September 25’s Grand Closing.

Carlton have the No.6 draft choose of their arsenal to fulfill Fremantle to launch Cerra, whereas Melbourne would want to get extra artistic as they are going to have one of many final two picks within the first spherical.

It’s understood the suggestion Demons ruckman Luke Jackson could possibly be traded to the Dockers for Cerra has been dismissed by each Melbourne and the participant.

Saturday, September 11

Port Adelaide in field seat for Jordan Dawson

Stylish left footer Jordan Dawson has requested a commerce again to his native South Australia and can reportedly land at Port Adelaide.

In response to SEN‘s Sam Edmund, the Energy may quit choose 17 for the 24-year-old.

“My understanding is he’s destined for Port Adelaide,” Edmund mentioned

“I believe that’s the place he needs to play and the sensation is mutual. 12 months after Aliir Aliir leaves Sydney for the Energy, historical past is about to repeat with Jordan Dawson.

“Port Adelaide must half with choose 17, there’s going to be some massaging down right here contemplating he’s 24 years of age, he’s an excellent kick and he’s versatile.”

Friday, September 10

Swans star Jordan Dawson requests commerce 

Sydney Swans midfielder Jordan Dawson has requested a commerce residence to South Australia after 64 video games with the membership.

Regardless of being out of contract, the 24-year-old isn’t a free agent and a commerce will should be made.

The membership confirmed the information on Friday night, with Swans common supervisor of soccer Charlie Gardiner admitting they had been disenchanted, however understood his resolution. 

“Jordan has indicated to the membership his want to return to South Australia to be nearer to household,” he mentioned. 

“Jordan has been weighing up this resolution for a while and regardless of there being a beautiful long-term deal on supply with the Swans, he has arrived on the resolution that he want to return residence.  

“The information is clearly disappointing for the membership. Jordan is a younger, massively proficient participant who’s coming off a breakout season in 2021, which solely provides to the frustration. 

“Given we now have solely realized the information this afternoon, we are going to take a while to work by means of the Membership’s choices main into the commerce interval,” Gardiner mentioned.

Crows backman Kelly needs out of Adelaide, linked with Essendon

Adelaide defender Jake Kelly will reportedly go away the membership as a free agent and be a part of Essendon for the 2022 season, AFL Media experiences.

The 26-year-old Victorian is uncontracted and has determined to make use of his rights as a free agent to discover a transfer again to his residence state.

North Melbourne had been believed to have been interested by Kelly, nevertheless it’s understood Essendon have received the race to signal him.

Kelly has performed 110 video games for the Crows since being drafted with choose 40 within the 2013 Rookie Draft.

Why Lachie Neale deserted plan to depart Brisbane

Brisbane star Lachie Neale was postpone by the publicity surrounding his attainable transfer again to Western Australia, based on AFL journalist Damian Barrett.

A report earlier within the week said Neale was going to hunt a commerce again to Fremantle for household causes, with Brisbane then saying discussions with the 2020 Brownlow medallist had been ongoing.

Nonetheless, Neale introduced he can be staying on the membership on Thursday.

Talking on the AFL Each day podcast, Barrett feels Neale was rushed into making a choice after the saga turn into public, as a substitute of taking the time to suppose issues by means of.

“I learn it that he wasn’t in a position to do the legwork on the potential transaction behind the scenes lengthy sufficient,” Barrett mentioned. “He bought spooked by the general public ingredient to it.

“He would have ideally been in a position to have these conversations with out it being public, because it was for every week, and with out it then needing a solution fairly shortly.

“These are the kinds of issues that would have been completed, in Lachie’s greatest pursuits, on the day of commerce interval beginning. That’s when a few of these massive strikes have occurred prior to now.”

Richmond pair being focused by the Suns

Gold Coast Suns are getting ready bids for uncontracted Richmond duo Mabior Chol and Callum Coleman-Jones.

The 2 Tiger ruck-forward’s each stay unsigned for subsequent season as they weigh up their future after being in-and-out of the workforce in 2021.

With Ben King needing help in assault and out of contract at finish of 2022, the Suns need to herald one or two forwards within the upcoming commerce and draft interval.

Gold Coast can be ready to supply multi-year offers for Coleman-Jones or Chol – contracts that might possible be extra profitable than they may safe at Tigerland.

Richmond want to preserve each Coleman-Jones and Chol, however alternatives are restricted for each with Jack Riewoldt, Tom Lynch and Toby Nankervis forward of the pair in ruck and ahead line positions.

Thursday, September 9

Neale to remain in Brisbane

Lions midfielder Lachie Neale has confirmed he’ll stay on the membership.

The reigning Brownlow Medal winner has been linked with a transfer again to Western Australia in current days however the 28-year-old put these rumours to mattress.

“I am dedicated and staying on the footy membership,” Neale mentioned.

“It has been a whirlwind few days and every little thing has kind of gotten a little bit out of hand however I am totally dedicated to the membership and got here in and informed (coach Chris Fagan), (soccer supervisor) Danny Daly and (CEO) Greg Swann that is the case and I am so excited to be pushing on.”

Demons linked to maneuver for Cerra

Fremantle midfielder Adam Cerra has already knowledgeable the membership of his want to return to Victoria, however his vacation spot stays unclear.

Carlton is the membership most closely linked to the 21-year-old, however The Age experiences Melbourne may come to the get together, having offered to the onballer through video name this week.

The report claims Melbourne may supply the same deal to the Blues, however Carlton have a stronger hand to commerce with.

Freo may probably enquire about rising ruck-forward Luke Jackson, however the Dees will not commerce the lately topped Rising Star.

Jarrod Cameron declares his personal departure?

Younger West Coast small ahead Jarrod Cameron is contracted for 2022 however could have simply introduced his personal departure from the membership.

The 21-year-old posted to Instagram a photograph alongside teammates Willie Rioli and Liam Ryan with the caption “Thanks for the time.”

Phrase out of the Eagles for the time being is Cameron has not requested a commerce or been delisted, does he know one thing they do not?

Essendon emerge in Dylan Stephens hunt

Off-contract Swan Dylan Stephens has been linked with a transfer away from the membership searching for extra senior alternative.

The South Australian has been supplied a two-year deal by Sydney however the membership’s wage cap state of affairs and simply 15 senior video games in his first two seasons may drive the previous quantity 5 pick.

Fox Footy‘s Tom Morris experiences the Bombers have an interest.

“There’s particular curiosity from Adelaide, there’s additionally curiosity from Essendon,” Morris mentioned.

“He was starved of senior alternatives this yr, he clearly needs to have extra senior alternatives.

“It’s simply whether or not he feels that’s going to be on the Swans, the place a two-year deal is on the desk, or at Essendon. Watch this area with Dylan Stephens.”

Wednesday, September 8

Sydney star Luke Parker turns again on free company

Reigning and three-time Swans greatest and fairest Luke Parker has signed a four-year contract extension , possible tying him to the membership for all times.

“I completely love the membership and I wished to be a part of the long run and actually drive the group by means of this subsequent interval,” he mentioned. 

“I’m actually enthusiastic about what the longer term appears to be like like. We’ve an important group and we now have taken some massive steps ahead this yr. 

“The group we’ve bought coming by means of is so thrilling. We’ve bought some younger guys who’re simply beginning out of their careers and also you trip the bumps with them, you trip the thrilling occasions with them, and it’s such good enjoyable.”

Parker, 28, has performed 235 video games with the Swans since being picked up within the 2010 draft.

Freo boss weighs in on Lachie Neale state of affairs

Dockers CEO Simon Garlick has warned the membership will probably be “goal” in any transfer for star midfielder Lachie Neale if a commerce request was to come back.

“It’s a extremely thrilling prospect based mostly on the participant that he’s and what he’s achieved thus far within the recreation, however that’s what it’s for the time being in actuality, it’s a hypothetical state of affairs,” Garlick mentioned on Sportsday WA .

“The fact is in case you pull it aside forensically it’s properly regarded that we’ve bought some robust protection in that space inside mid, however the actuality can be {that a} participant of that ilk and that high quality is clearly one thing you’d be enthusiastic to have a look at carefully.

“Like something whenever you take a look at these stuff you’ve bought to be actually goal about all of it.”

In the meantime, Neale’s father has warned media and followers to chill their jets on his son’s future.

“He hasn’t requested a commerce. The disappointing factor was that it hit the media and it is gone into meltdown the final couple of days,” Robbie Neale informed ABC radio in South Australia.

“Sure sections of the footy media have had robust opinions about it, however they’re 5 steps forward of actuality.

“The fact is it is purely a dialogue that was had internally.

“It is a bit like there is a bushfire occurring, however so far as we’re involved the match is not even out of the field.”

Tuesday, September 7

AFL hoping to lure Clarkson to Gold Coast

The AFL is reportedly making an attempt to lure Alastair Clarkson north to educate the Suns in a bid to deliver some success to the membership which is but to play finals footy.

Journalist Caroline Wilson revealed AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan was invovled.

“I believe Gillon McLachlan is engaged on Alastair Clarkson as we converse, and has been for a while to get him to the Gold Coast,” Wilson mentioned on Footy Labeled .

“I believe Stuart Dew will assume the [caretaker] function subsequent yr and I believe Wayne Campbell will are available in fairly quickly and take over the footy operations job on the Gold Coast.”

Bob Murphy joins Fremantle

Former Bulldogs skipper Bob Murphy has joined Fremantle as a head of soccer concerned in each the AFL and AFLW groups.

“We’re delighted to welcome Bob into each our AFL and AFLW packages within the function of Head of Soccer and Excessive Efficiency,” Dockers footy supervisor Peter Bell mentioned.

“It was clear how extremely valued and revered he was on the Western Bulldogs and these management traits will probably be particularly necessary at Fremantle as we glance to foster the event of our younger and proficient AFL and AFLW lists.

“It’s particularly necessary to the membership that Bob has been an unimaginable advocate of the AFL Girls’s competitors and we’re enthusiastic about him bringing that keenness to Fremantle forward of season six commencing in January.”

Monday, September 6

Brisbane reveal Lachie Neale is but to ask for a commerce amid Fremantle rumours

Lachie Neale has not but requested a commerce again to earlier membership Fremantle, the Brisbane Lions confirmed on Monday afternoon.

Stories had been swirling on Sunday night time suggesting the 2020 Brownlow medallist would search a transfer again to the Dockers – the place he began his profession – for household causes.

Nonetheless a Lions assertion mentioned the 28-year-old had not but formally requested to depart Brisbane however was nonetheless in discussions together with his household and the membership about his future.

“The Brisbane Lions have at present met with midfielder Lachie Neale,” the assertion learn.

“Lions CEO Greg Swann, GM of Soccer Danny Daly and Senior Coach Chris Fagan sat down with the Brownlow medallist following experiences he was searching for to return to Western Australia.

“Neale and his spouse Jules predict their first baby and he has confirmed the couple are weighing up the place they want to increase their household. 

“He didn’t request a commerce however has requested for a while to have additional discussions together with his spouse and household.

“The Lions won’t make any additional remark at this stage and we request that Lachie and Jules’ privateness be revered.”

Neale started his profession at Fremantle in 2012, taking part in 135 video games and profitable two membership greatest and fairest awards earlier than searching for a sensational commerce to the Lions on the finish of the 2018 season.

Since becoming a member of Brisbane, Neale received the Brownlow medal in 2020 and has been a two-time All Australian, with the Lions ending high 4 in all three seasons he has been on the membership.

North Melbourne put the broom by means of health workers

The Kangaroos will try to vary their current damage fortunes by overhauling their health workers.

North have struggled to maintain their greatest gamers on the park in current seasons and this yr picked up their first picket spoon since 1972.

SEN experiences 5 high-performance workers had been this week let go, becoming a member of three health personnel who departed through the season.

Sunday, September 5

Brownlow Medalist Lachie Neale’s commerce want bombshell

Saturday’s agonising finals loss to the Bulldogs may mark the top of midfielder Lachie Neale’s time on the Lions.

In response to Channel 7 reporter Ryan Daniels, final yr’s Brownlow Medal winner was eager to be traded again to former membership Fremantle subsequent season.

Daniels experiences Neale and his spouse want to increase their household in Western Australia.

Given Neale is beneath contract, the Dockers would want to current an appropriate commerce supply to the Lions to amass the 28-year-old.

Neale joined Brisbane from Fremantle at first of 2019 and has turn into one of the dominant midfielders within the recreation, incomes twin All-Australian honours in his first two seasons beneath Chris Fagan.

Saturday, September 4

Ziebell and Tarrant searching for long run offers

North Melbourne veterans Jack Ziebell and Robbie Tarrant stay unsigned for subsequent season.

In response to SEN , the pair are eager on securing long run offers with the membership, whereas the Roos have solely supplied one-year contracts at this level.

Captain Ziebell will probably be 31 by the beginning of subsequent season, whereas key defender Tarrant is 32.

Sam Edmund additionally experiences the futures of Shaun Atley, Trent Dumont and Tom Campbell stay unclear.

Crouch indicators new cope with Adelaide

The Crows have confirmed star midfielder Matt Crouch will stay on the membership after he signed a two-year contract extension .

Crouch, 26, did not play a recreation in 2021 after a hard groin damage required surgical procedure. experiences Crouch signed the brand new deal at a diminished charge, having gained an concept of his worth on the open market.

Crouch has performed 125 matches with Adelaide and was named All Australian in 2017.

Friday, September 3

Star Swan Dawson firming to go residence

Sydney utility Jordan Dawson is contemplating a transfer again to South Australia with both Adelaide or Port Adelaide.

The 24-year-old – who completed third within the Swans’ greatest and fairest – is known to be considering leaving Sydney for household causes, not due to any wage points.

Dawson excelled for the Bloods in 2021, taking part in in a wide range of roles by means of the wing and half-forward areas.

Lipinksi to request commerce to Victorian rival

The Herald Solar experiences midfielder Patrick Lipinski has determined to depart the Western Bulldogs and can request a commerce away from the membership.

Lipinksi has performed 56 video games for the membership however has fallen out of favour within the second half of 2021.

Carlton and Collingwood are the 2 golf equipment linked with the out-of-contract 23-year-old, although the Blues are additionally concerned within the race for Fremantle’s Adam Cerra.

Thursday, September 2

Crows make pitch to Shaun Burgoyne

Retired nice Shaun Burgoyne has been fielding presents for post-career roles across the competitors, with Adelaide reportedly making a powerful play for the 407-gamer.

“He’s in-demand at numerous locations… he’s bought rather a lot to supply. It comes all the way down to what Adelaide is ready to placed on the desk,” journalist Michelangelo Rucci mentioned on SEN .

“They’ve gone onerous – they’ve gone very onerous – even more durable than Port Adelaide. I’m unsure how enticing the supply is.

“I can guarantee you Adelaide has gone very onerous for Shaun Burgoyne.”

Hawks make supply to Lachie Schultz

As first reported in The Age in July, Fremantle ahead Lachie Schultz is attracting curiosity from Hawthorn. on Thursday experiences Schultz has a three-year free company supply in entrance of him from the Hawks, whereas the Dockers are understood to be eager on re-signing him.

Initially from Victoria, Schultz, 23, loved his greatest season up to now in 2021, taking part in each recreation and kicking 22 targets.

Tom Lynch undecided on future

Delisted Crows veteran Tom Lynch continues to be weighing up whether or not to attempt to earn a brand new taking part in contract at one other membership or bounce into teaching.

“If a extremely good teaching alternative popped up and that was the pathway ahead for me versus a yr someplace, that might give me one thing to consider for positive,” Lynch mentioned on SEN .

“A taking part in profession is likely to be the most suitable choice as properly even whether it is one yr. We’ve bought some selections to make, me and my household, and we’ll see what performs out.”

Lynch, who will probably be 31 by the beginning of subsequent season, averaged 22 disposals and a objective per recreation over the ultimate six matches of 2021 after a toe damage sidelined him for the center a part of the yr.

Wednesday, September 1

Lipinski and Wallis nonetheless unsigned

Bulldogs pair Patrick Lipinski and Mitch Wallis appear like departing the membership this low season searching for extra taking part in time.

The membership’s footy supervisor Chris Grant mentioned their state of affairs on SEN .

“Each these boys, we’re actually eager to retain they usually’ve been supplied contracts and have had these for almost all of the yr,” Grant mentioned.

“We completely perceive that they wish to get a little bit of a really feel for the place they match within the scheme of issues with us.

“It is at all times irritating… whenever you’re not getting many appears to be like in, however they’ve handled it properly.”

Tuesday, August 31

Swans star Luke Parker linked to 2 AFL golf equipment

Sydney and Luke Parker stay an enormous distance aside in contract negotiations as different AFL golf equipment begin to present curiosity.

The Swans have supplied Parker a two-year deal at $500,000, with the midfielder wanting a four-year contract at $700,000 per season.

Gold Coast Suns have proven curiosity within the 28-year-old, whereas there was rumours that St Kilda are eager additionally.

It is understood the Suns can be unlikely to have the ability to afford Parker’s calls for, whereas the Saints would possible must shed the salaries of gamers reminiscent of Jack Billings and Seb Ross to have the ability to make a play.

Monday, August 30

St Kilda onballer’s future nonetheless undecided

Two-time St Kilda best-and-fairest winner Seb Ross could possibly be taking part in soccer elsewhere in 2022 with the midfielder but to signal a brand new deal at Moorabbin.

The 28-year-old unrestricted free agent is at the moment uncontracted for 2022 however has been supplied a two-year deal by the Saints with triggers for a 3rd season.

Ross is believed be exploring his choices available on the market earlier than deciding on whether or not to recommit to St Kilda.

The midfielder has performed 160 video games for the Saints since making his debut in 2012, profitable the membership’s best-and-fairest award in 2017 and 2019.

Sunday, August 29

Bulldogs midfielder could possibly be on the transfer

Western Bulldogs may lose midfielder Patrick Lipinski, who could possibly be on the transfer regardless of a brand new contract ready for him at Whitten Oval.

The 23-year-old hasn’t performed for the senior workforce since spherical 20 and hasn’t been picked as an emergency for Sunday’s elimination ultimate in opposition to Essendon.

Carlton and Collingwood have each proven curiosity within the out-of-contract midfielder, who has solely performed 11 video games this season.

Regardless of Lipinski being on the perimeter of the workforce, the Bulldogs have tabled a three-year deal for the no.28 choose within the 2016 AFL draft.

In his final VFL match, Lipinski had 36 possessions and kicked three targets.

Friday, August 27

Magpies interested by Demons ahead Weideman

Collingwood is taking a look at out-of-favour Melbourne ahead Sam Weideman in a bid to enhance their tall ahead shares.

The 24-year-old has misplaced his place within the Demons workforce to star recruit Ben Brown and has solely managed 5 video games for the minor premiers this season.

Magpies soccer boss Graham Wright admitted they had been contemplating making a play for Weideman, who’s contract expires on the finish of this marketing campaign.

“He’s an out-of-contract participant…you’re interested by anybody who’s out of contract that may assist your soccer membership,” Wright informed Sportsday .

“He’s a proficient younger ahead.

“In the intervening time, he’s most likely behind two or three which might be performing properly in a workforce on the high of the ladder.”

Weideman has struggled for consistency on the Demons since being chosen with choose 9 within the 2015 draft.

He has additionally reportedly attracted curiosity from Gold Coast and North Melbourne.

‘No indicators’ of Brayden Maynard leaving Collingwood – Wright

Star defender Brayden Maynard won’t be leaving Collingwood, based on the membership’s soccer boss Graham Wright.

The 24-year-old was linked with a shock transfer away from the Lexus Centre after it was reported he wouldn’t be signing a brand new contract till a brand new coach was appointed on the Magpies.

Nonetheless, Wright dismissed hypothesis of Maynard’s attainable departure, with the hard-nosed half-back flanker linked with a transfer again to his native South Australia with Adelaide.

“Brayden and his administration have proven no indicators of him desirous to go wherever,” Wright informed  Sportsday .

“I spoke to his supervisor a few days in the past and there’s no signal of that.

“From our perspective, I believe he’s actually entrenched on the membership, he’s a frontrunner of the membership, he’s contracted.

“You’ll at all times hear hypothesis about sure gamers alongside the way in which, and generally the place there’s smoke there’s hearth, however I don’t suppose there may be on this case.”

Wednesday, August 25

Swans cap squeeze leaving Luke Parker’s future doubtful

Sydney’s wage cap state of affairs is leaving a number of gamers and not using a deal subsequent yr because the membership makes an attempt to juggle their books.

Luke Parker, Jordan Dawson, George Hewett, Sam Reid and Dylan Stephens are amongst these unsigned past this season.

Parker and Dawson are the priorities, however Sam Edmund experiences it isn’t a totally simple state of affairs.

“He can go away of his selecting. They’re chasing a long run deal, I am informed at round or above $700,000 a season,” Edmund mentioned on SEN .

“Different golf equipment have been approached to see if they’re prepared to half with the cash to safe Luke Parker, both as leverage or as a real transfer.”

Luke Dunstan set to depart Saints

Resurgent midfielder Luke Dunstan has reportedly not completed sufficient to win a brand new contract for subsequent season at St Kilda.

SEN experiences the 26-year-old will depart Moorabbin on the finish of the season as a delisted free agent.

Dunstan is initially from South Australia and was drafted with choose 18 in 2013 from Woodville-West Torrens.

Freo delist 4 gamers

Dockers quarter Brett Bewley, Taylin Duman, Stefan Giro and Tobe Watson have been knowledgeable they will not be supplied contracts for subsequent season.

Former twenty second choose Watson is probably essentially the most shocking, having featured 11 occasions at AFL stage this season.

“That is at all times a extremely troublesome time of the yr to must make these selections,” Bell mentioned.

“They’re gamers of nice character, and it will likely be unhappy to see them go away the membership.”

Tuesday, August 24

Adam Cerra needs out

Rising Dockers midfielder confirmed the information his membership had been fearing – he needs to be traded to Victoria for household causes.

The previous quantity 5 choose has been courting curiosity from Carlton for a lot of the season and the Blues are thought of as his possible vacation spot.

Carlton at the moment holds the sixth choose within the draft, although it is unclear at this stage what Freo’s asking value for the 21-year-old will probably be.

Swans non-committal on George Hewett

Sydney CEO Tom Harley denied off-contract midfielder George Hewett was out the door, however conceded neither facet was making a dedication simply but.

“He hasn’t signed and he hasn’t dedicated to the Swans and the Swans (have not dedicated) to George to be trustworthy past this yr,” Harley informed SEN .

“So far as something being completed, that might be information to me.

“We’ve bought a listing that could be a good one, notably with gamers 25-26 and beneath, however like all issues, and notably with free company it’s important to respect that there’s a course of that performs out.

“We’ll proceed to barter with a lot of gamers out of contract to present ourselves the most effective probability of getting a powerful listing in 2022.”

Scott Pendlebury clears the air over commerce feedback

Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury bought tongues wagging when he appeared to counsel he’d take into account a suggestion from one other membership if it helped additional his teaching aspirations.

Pendlebury has nevertheless since taken to social media to make clear his feedback, reaffirming his want to stay on the Pies.