Tag: Former Players

A 20-post collection

Trade week Wednesday wrapup

The trade week has kicked off with a bang¬†with the Swans agreeing to trade Mitchell to Hawthorn for pick 14 and an exchange of later picks. The Hawks had already captured Ty Vickery through the free agent trade window after Richmond refused to match the $1m over 2 seasons bid. It's unlikely that we'll do further business, unless we can't re-sign any of the ... Continue Reading »

Tom Mitchell to fly the coop, wants to be a Hawk

Tom Mitchell has finally requested a trade to Hawthorn, putting an end to the near season-long soap, that rivalled the likes of Days of our Lives. Mitchell was strongly linked with Carlton before his previous 1 year extension was signed in 2015, and was again strongly linked with Carlton earlier this season. However, in a completely unsurprising turn of events, Hawthorn popped up as the ... Continue Reading »

AFL's Free Agent circus kicks off today

The 2016 Free Agent trade period circus kicks off today with 23 players available to be traded, picked up, swapped like cars and generally going wherever they like for the biggest pay packet they can get, according to the AFL.¬†Some of the players on the list have already declared destinations, while a number of players are at the end of their careers. To kick ... Continue Reading »

2016 Bob Skilton Awards

The 2016 Bob Skilton award ceremony was held tonight with Josh Kennedy winning an astonishing 3rd Bob Skilton medal to reaffirm his status with the club as one of the all time great midfielders. He beat Hannebery by just 9 votes, coming from the middle of the pack in the last 8 games, including finals, to snatch victory with his excellent grand final performance. Congratulations ... Continue Reading »

Swans announce list changes

The Swans have announced two changes to their player list to go with the retirements of Ted Richards and Ben McGlynn. Ruckman Tom Derickx has retired, and Category B Rookie Kyle Galloway has been delisted. Derickx, 28, joined the Swans as a free agent from Richmond at the end of 2013 having played just 2 games. He debuted in round 2 and featured throughout the ... Continue Reading »