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Movers and shakers: where your club sits in AFL trade period


Oct. 06, 2019

For the next 10 days, the AFL player movement rumour mill will go into overdrive, with trade period taking over the footy world.
It's in this 10 day period that AFL clubs can exchange players, while there'll also be draft picks pinging around from club to club.
Here's what your club could be up to during the 2019 AFL trade period:
Draft Picks: 4, 23, 28, 48
On the table: This list is being transformed. Cam Ellis-Yolmen , Hugh Greenwood, Josh Jenkins, Alex Keath and Sam Jacobs have all requested moves while Eddie Betts looks likely to leave for Carlton. The contracted Brad Crouch has been in the sights of the Suns and there's speculation around Riley Knight.
On the hunt: The Crows are eyeing Port Adelaide big man Billy Frampton, who has requested a trade.
Brisbane Lions
Draft Picks: 16, 21, 34, 45, 54, 90
On the table: Tagger Nick Robertson has struggled for a senior game this season and is exploring his options. Fellow fringe pair Lewis Taylor and Tom Cutler are others who could be on the move.
On the hunt: Cam Ellis-Yolmen (Adelaide) has joined as a free agent. Callum Ah Chee (Gold Coast) has requested a trade to the Lions, while Pies forward Jamie Elliott toured the Lions on Saturday.
Draft Picks: 9, 42, 47, 71, 84
On the table: Andrew Phillips has been linked to Essendon, who are looking for ruck depth.
On the hunt: Tom Papley is a key target,  while Jack Martin has requested a trade to Ikon Park. They have been linked to Dan Butler, while Eddie Betts is also set to return.
Draft Picks: 35, 55, 68, 73
On the table: Jamie Elliott is yet to sign a contract extension amid interest from Brisbane and Melbourne while Rupert Wills remains out of contract. Sam Murray won't be at the Pies next year and has several potential suitors.
On the hunt: Sydney ruck Darcy Cameron is keen to get to the Pies.
Draft Picks: 31, 37, 51, 64, 69, 87
On the table: Joe Daniher has requested a trade to Sydney, and Orazio Fantasia is tipped to do the same, with Port Adelaide openly interested in him.
On the hunt: Andrew Phillips (Carlton) and Dougal Howard (Port Adelaide) have met Essendon while there also has been interest in Ed Langdon.
Draft Picks: 7, 26, 82
On the table: Bradley Hill wants to move to Victoria for personal reasons and has nominated St Kilda, while Ed Langdon also wants to be in his home state of Victoria.
On the hunt: Will stay interested in Tim Kelly despite West Coast being his desired destination. Reports suggest Freo is circling Tigers Kamdyn McIntosh and Connor Menadue.
Draft Picks: 17, 36, 56, 92
On the table: Tim Kelly wants to move to West Coast.
On the hunt: The talk about Jack Steven wanting to get to the Cats from the Saints won't go away.
Gold Coast
Draft Picks: 1, 2, 15, 20, 57, 77, 89
On the table: Callum Ah Chee wants to join Brisbane while Jack Martin looks to be off to Carlton.
On the hunt: Tall inside midfielder Hugh Greenwood is set to join from the Crows while dual Richmond premiership player Brandon Ellis has completed his move to the Suns from Richmond.
GWS Giants
Draft Picks: 12, 18, 59, 79, 93
On the table: Jon Patton has requested a move to the Hawks after a season refreshing on the sidelines, while Adam Tomlinson is off to Melbourne.
On the hunt: Ruckman Sam Jacobs looks set to become a Giant.
Draft Picks: 11, 30, 49, 86, 91
On the table: Grant Birchall remains without a contract and it wouldn't shock if he found a new home.
On the hunt : Jon Patton will almost certainly head to Waverley, while uncontracted Demon Sam Frost has attracted attention from the Hawks.
Draft Picks: 3, 22, 41, 60, 78
On the table: Sam Frost is yet to re-sign and looks headed for the door.
On the hunt: Ed Langdon is widely tipped to join the Dees. Adam Tomlinson will be wearing red and blue next year while Jamie Elliott is another target. Sam Murray has also attracted interest as the Dees look to boost their outside run.
North Melbourne
Draft Picks: 8, 27, 46, 72, 83
On the table: Mason Wood is out-of-favour at Arden Street and is gettable.
On the hunt: This year's trade period looms as a quieter one for the Roos. Versatile Port Adelaide tall Dougal Howard has been floated as an option for North.
Port Adelaide
Draft Picks: 10, 29, 65, 66, 67, 70, 85
On the table: Billy Frampton appears bound for crosstown rivals Adelaide while the contracted Dougal Howard's future seems up in the air. Paddy Ryder should join St Kilda who have also shown interest in Sam Gray.
On the hunt: Orazio Fantasia is the interesting one here, with the contracted Bombers small forward yet unwilling to publicly commit to Essendon. Port are circling.
Draft Picks: 19, 38, 39, 40, 74, 76, 94
On the table: Brandon Ellis has already headed to Gold Coast as a free agent. Connor Menadue has been on the fringe for years and could depart. Dan Butler 's future is also up in the air.
On the hunt : The Tigers are unlikely to be too active although they've shown interest in Sam Murray and have emerged as a late suitor for Zak Jones.
St Kilda
Draft Picks: 6, 58, 75, 81
On the table: Jack Steven looks bound for Geelong and Josh Bruce is in the sights of the Western Bulldogs. Daniel McKenzie 's name has been mentioned in talks with rival clubs. Free agent Jack Newnes is still on the market.
On the hunt: The Saints are going to be big players. They've made a huge play for Bradley Hill and will land Paddy Ryder from Port. Zak Jones is another target while they've shown interest in Sam Gray.
Draft Picks: 5, 25, 43, 53, 61, 62, 80
On the table: Tom Papley has years to run on his contract but wants to be at Carlton. Darcy Cameron looks bound for Collingwood.
On the hunt: Joe Daniher is the big one, and it's hard to imagine how he becomes a Swan without Papley departing.
West Coast
Draft Picks: 14, 24, 33, 63
On the table: There are no names clearly on the move from the Eagles with Geelong keener for draft picks to land Tim Kelly .
On the hunt: Kelly is the big fish, and despite Fremantle lurking the wantaway Cat should become an Eagle.
Western Bulldogs
Draft Picks: 13, 32, 44, 50, 52, 88
On the table: Bailey Williams ' recent re-signing means most of the Dogs have recommitted.
On the hunt: Alex Keath has officially requested a move to Whitten Oval while Josh Bruce is also in play.
Daniel is an Age sports reporter
Anthony is a reporter at The Age.
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