The Real Season 2019: 7 Oct – 13 Oct

The Real Season – Clubs continue to search for the Premiership formula through the Draft, Trade Period & Free Agency, follow all the moves & stories right here:

The Real Season 2019: 30 Sep – 6 Oct


Oct 11 – Adelaide

Matthew Nicks is expected to be named as the Crows new coach.

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Oct 11 – Richmond

The Tigers believe Dan Butler wants a move to the Saints – @cleary_mitch via @traderadio

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Oct 11 – Port Adelaide

Justin Westhoff, Trent McKenzie, Martin Frederick, Cam Sutcliffe & Tobin Cox have signed contract extensions at the Power

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Oct 11 – TRADE COMPLETED

West Coast Receive: Picks 46 & 91

Brisbane Receive: Picks 52 & 64

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Oct 11 – Hawthorn

Isaac Smith not on the market in this trade period.

He’s a contracted player for next year.. he’ll be with us” Hawks GM of Football Graham Wright on Isaac Smith via @traderadio

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Oct 11 – Hawthorn

Hawks are waiting for a decision on a contract for Mark Pittonet.

“We really hope he accepts our offer” Hawks GM of Football Graham Wright on Mark Pittonet via @traderadio

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Oct 11 – Hawthorn

Hawks not in the picture for Bard Hill.

No, I wouldn’t have thought so” Hawks GM of Football Graham Wright on trading for Brad Hill via @traderadio

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Oct 11 – TRADE COMPLETED

Melbourne Receive: Ed Langdon, Picks 26, 2020 4th Rd

Fremantle Receive: Picks 22, 79, 2020 2nd Rd

Ed Langdon Joins Melbourne

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Oct 11 – Fremantle

Simon Garlick has been appointed CEO of the Dockers

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Oct 11 – TRADE COMPLETED

Hawthorn Receive: Sam Frost, Picks 42, 61 & 2020 4th Rd

Melbourne Receive: Pick 50 & 2020 2nd Rd

Sam Frost Joins Hawthorn

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Oct 11 – Collingwood

“That is complete balderdash (of a contract offer from Nth Melbourne).. No one has spoken to me about Jordan.. Not one phone call from anyone in any direction about him” Ben Niall (Scopo Management) on Jordan DeGoey via @1116sen

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Oct 11 – Adelaide

The Crows have made several changes following their football review:

  • a change to the leadership of the football department with Head of Football Brett Burton to depart the Club

  • a change to the coaching structure with Senior Assistant Coach Scott Camporeale to also leave the organisation after spending nine years in the coaching department

  • the creation of a new position, Head of Leadership and Culture, to deliver a new player leadership program across all areas of the football department, including AFL and AFLW

  • some small changes within the high performance department to enhance role clarity and communication between staff, coaches and players

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Oct 11 – Port Adelaide

Darcy Byrne-Jones has signed a contract extension at the Power, he is now contracted until the end of 2023.

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Oct 11 – Adelaide

“I’m not sure where that came from.. that’s incorrect” Crows GM of List Management & Strategy Justin Reid on Pick 48 for Eddie Betts via @traderadio

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Oct 11 – St Kilda

“The best path for us to get done what we want to get done was to go down that path (Trading Pick 6)” Saints Head of List Management James Gallagher via @traderadio

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Oct 11 – St Kilda

“Not sure.. we hope so (that a trade will be completed).. we would really like to bring Brad (Hill) into the club.. we’ll keep the dialogue open with them (Fremantle)” Saints Head of List Management James Gallagher via @traderadio

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Oct 11 – Gold Coast

“It would take a lot for us to move those picks (1 & 2)” Suns GM List & Strategy Craig Cameron via @traderadio

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Oct 11 – Geelong

“Under the right circumstances Jack (Steven) at our club would be good.. at the moment (a trade) is not quite matching up” Cats Recruiting & List Manager Stephen Wells via @traderadio

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Oct 11 – Essendon

“It’s about replacing your key forward & if a key forward is not available in the draft then the value of that player actually goes up.. in this case he’s irreplaceable for us” Bombers GM of List & Recruiting Adrian Dodoro on Joe Daniher via @traderadio

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Oct 10 – Adelaide

We certainly think we’ll be competitive next year, we have a real strong core.. but certainly we need some more youth – Crows GM of List Management & Strategy, Justin Reid via @SportsdaySA

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Oct 10 – Port Adelaide

Matthew Broadbent & Aidyn Johnson have been delisted

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Oct 10 – Essendon

Orazio Fantasia to remain at Essendon via @MattBalmer7

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2019 AFL Draft Order – 1st Rd

  1. Gold Coast (Priority pick)
  2. Gold Coast
  3. Melbourne
  4. Adelaide
  5. Sydney
  6. GWS Giants
  7. Fremantle
  8. Nth Melbourne
  9. Carlton
  10. Port Adelaide
  11. Hawthorn
  12. St Kilda
  13. Western Bulldogs
  14. Geelong
  15. Gold Coast
  16. Brisbane
  17. Geelong
  18. St Kilda
  19. Richmond

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Oct 10 – TRADE COMPLETED

GWS Giants Receive: Picks 6 & 59

St Kilda Receive: Picks 12 & 18

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Oct 10 – Fremantle/St Kilda

Trade talks have broken down between the Saints & Dockers for Brad Hill.

The Dockers refusing to move on Brad Hill, they’re requesting Pick 6, 2020 1st Rd & more – @barrettdamian via @traderadio

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Oct 10 – FREE AGENT SIGNING

Grant Birchall has joined Brisbane via unrestricted Free Agency

Grant Birchall Joins Brisbane

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Oct 10 – Gold Coast

Tom Nicholls has officially retired

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Oct 10 – Gold Coast

Luke Towey (Ireland) has been signed as a Category B Rookie

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Oct 10 – Essendon/Collingwood

The manager of Mason Cox has confirmed Essendon did approach Collingwood about a trade, the Magpies rejected the approach.

“They had conversations, but it got put to bed very quickly” Adam Ramanauskas (TLA Worldwide) via @RSN927

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Oct 10 – Fremantle

Port Adelaide Statement on Dougal Howard:

“Given he is contracted to the end of 2022, the club will only entertain a trade with St Kilda if it is in our best interests to do so.” GM of Football, Chris Davies

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Oct 9 – Fremantle

Josh Carr will join the Dockers as an assistant coach.

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Oct 9 – Hawthorn

Grant Birchall has options to play at Hawks (1yr deal), Lions or Suns –
@cleary_mitch via @traderadio

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Oct 9 – Port Adelaide

Dougal Howard has requested a trade to the Saints via @ByMarcMcGowan

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Oct 9 – Geelong/St Kilda

A Jack Steven trade to Geelong hasn’t eventuated as yet.

“We’ve met with St Kilda again today.. under the right circumstances we might be able to take Jack (Steven)” Cats List Manager, Stephen Wells via @traderadio

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Oct 9 – TRADE COMPLETED

Tim Kelly has been traded to west Coast.

West Coast Receive: Tim Kelly, Picks 57 & 2020 3rd Rd

Geelong Receive: Picks 14, 24, 37 & 2020 1st Rd

Essendon involved in this deal, the Bombers moved picks 37 & 52 for 33 & 57

Tim Kelly Joins West Coast

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Oct 9 – GWS Giants

The Giants won’t be trading Jon Patton to the Hawks in a similar scenario to that of Tom Scully last year.

“Physically, he is absolutely flying” Giants List Manager, Jason McCartney on Jon Patton (Expected to be traded to the Hawks) via @traderadio

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Oct 9 – GWS Giants

Sam Jacobs will likely be a trade scenario in order to protect Free Agency compensation according to Giants List Manager Jason McCartney.

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Oct 9 – GWS Giants

Contract negotiations are expected to begin soon for Jeremy Cameron according to Giants List Manager Jason McCartney.

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Oct 9 – GWS Giants

Giants confident on extending the contract of Lachie Whitfield.

“We get no indication.. he wouldn’t be signing on” Giants List Manager, Jason McCartney on Lachie Whitfield

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Oct 9 – Gold Coast

Tom Nicholls has retired via @petryan

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Oct 8 – Geelong/West Coast

The Eagles are closing in on a Tim Kelly trade.

It looks like it’s agreed in principal via @cleary_mitch

Geelong likely to receive: Pick 14, 24 & 2020 1st Rd

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Oct 8 – Collingwood

Scott Selwood has joined the Magpies as a development coach.

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Oct 8 – West Coast

Jack Petruccelle won’t be trade according to his management group.

“100% Jack will be at the Eagles.. He’ll definitely be at West Coast next year” Nick Gieschen (TLA Worldwide) on Jack Petruccelle

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Oct 8 – Port Adelaide

Ollie Wines won’t be trade according to his management group.

“He’ll be at Port in 2020” Nick Gieschen (TLA Worldwide) on Ollie Wines

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Oct 8 – Collingwood

Jamie Elliott has signed a 2yr contract extension with the Magpies

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Oct 8 – Sydney

Robbie Fox, Hayden McLean, James Bell, Joel Amartey & Michael Knoll have signed 1yr contract extensions with the Swans

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Oct 8 – Adelaide

“We’re pretty clear on this strategy & where we’re headed.. it’s about about focusing on the draft & rejuvenating the list.. we need to expose the list & get some games into the younger players” GM List Management & Strategy Justin Reid via @1116sen

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Oct 8 – Brisbane

Lions unlikely to target a key forward in this trade period, happy to go back to the draft – GM of Football, David Noble via @traderadio

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Oct 8 – Adelaide

Alex Keath (Lower leg) has undergone surgery for a stress fracture, out for 3-4 months. Likely to be traded to the Bulldogs via @sam_mcclure

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Oct 8 – St Kilda

Paddy McCartin (Concussion) wants to continue playing, he’s contracted – Scott Lucas (Phoenix Management Group) via @traderadio

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Oct 8 – Sydney

Tom Papley has a preference to be traded to Carlton – Scott Lucas (Phoenix Management Group) via @traderadio

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Oct 7 – Collingwood

Multiple reports Jamie Elliott will stay at the Magpies

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Oct 7 – Melbourne

The Giants will receive an end of 2nd Rd pick (Currently Pick: 40) for Adam Tomlinson

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Oct 7 – Melbourne

The Demons have signed Free Agent Adam Tomlinson

Adam Tomlinson Joins Melbourne

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Oct 7 – Melbourne

“Jamie Elliott won’t be playing for Melbourne. He told us over the weekend.” Melbourne GM of Football, Josh Mahoney

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Oct 7 – Nth Melbourne

Kangaroos are in the mix for Dougal Howard

“We need a key back & Dougal (Howard), obviously fits that mould for us but there are a couple of other players in that area we might have a look at” Rhyce Shaw

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Oct 7 – Collingwood

Jamie Elliot close to re-signing at the Magpies on a 2yr deal, Brisbane still have a 3yr deal on the table

“We’re waiting. We’re very hopeful & growing a little bit more confident, but until we get the green light we have to wait & see” Magpies List Manager Ned Guy on Jamie Elliott

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Oct 7 – Sydney

Zac Jones has requested a trade

“There is still a trade needs to happen and we will make sure it works for the club if that is the case and that is how it pans out.” Swans CEO Tom Harley

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Oct 7 – St Kilda

“I think we’re conscious we might have to (part ways with Pick 6) for Brad Hill” Saints GM of Football Simon Lethlean via @traderadio

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Oct 7 – Sydney/Carlton

Swans & Blues to enter negotiations for a Tom Papley trade.

“He’s got 4yrs on a contract.. his preference would be Carlton” Tom Harley on Tom Paley via @traderadio

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Oct 7 – Essendon/Sydney

“Managers are sticking to: he wants a change of scenery.. I’m not buying that”
@MatthewLloyd18 on Joe Daniher via @traderadio

“Managers are sticking to: he wants a change of scenery.. I’m not buying that” @MatthewLloyd18 on Joe Daniher via @traderadio

“Pick 5 is not going to cut it” @barrettdamian on a Joe Daniher trade to Sydney via
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“Clearly things have evolved since (the August meeting)” Tom Harley on Joe Daniher via @traderadio

“I feel like these things take a lot longer than 2 weeks” @MatthewLloyd18 to Tom Harley on Joe Daniher via @traderadio

Our intention is for Joe Daniher to play for Essendon in 2020 & the next 10 years – Bombers GM List & Recruiting Adrian Dodoro

They’re two key players in our list management strategy – Bombers GM List & Recruiting Adrian Dodoro on Joe Daniher & Orazio Fantasia

“It’s incumbent on Sydney to come to us. We’ve made it really clear we want Joe at Essendon next year” Bombers GM List & Recruiting Adrian Dodoro on Joe Daniher

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