Tag: Trades

A 20-post collection

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 »

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 »

Veteran Swan calls Grand Final last game

Just days after the grand final loss, Ben McGlynn has announced his retirement ahead of the 2016 Bob Skilton Medal count. He told his team mates on Thursday, after a career spanning two clubs and 171 games, kicking 195 goals in 11 seasons. All finals series have hard luck stories and 2012 was no different for McGlynn. The 31 year old injured his hamstring in ... Continue Reading »

Alex Johnson set to re-sign

A tough week for the Swans has taken an upturn with luckless Swan Alex Johnson on the verge of re-signing with the club. The out of contract defender underwent a 5th knee reconstruction earlier this year and was facing a nervous wait for a new contract. Having previously battled infections with previous knee reconstructions, including traditional and LARS, he ran for the first time in ... Continue Reading »

Tom Mitchell's agent bats his eyes at Hawthorn again

Sydney is likely to know by the end of the week whether or not they'll have to trade out of contract Swans star Tom Mitchell. Mitchell's manager Phil Mullen is expected to meet with Tom Harley this week. "We agreed that we would meet at some time this week and we will go from there. It's status quo at the minute" Mullen said. "I said ... Continue Reading »