Greater Western Sydney Giants
Jake Niall The mega contract for Tom Boyd is really the bastard son of the Buddy Franklin deal from 12 months earlier. Franklin's passage to Sydney, on a nine year, $10 million contract, was a game changer in so many respects, including the fact that the Swans were just warned off AFL race courses - harshly barred from punting on seasoned players - this spring.
Jake Niall, Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle In the most dramatic day of action in the history of the draft and trading system Tom Boyd has become a Bulldog on unprecedented terms in exchange for the Dogs captain Ryan Griffen.
Jake Niall Ryan Griffen's request for a trade detonated a bomb at Whitten Oval, in which the coach was the major casualty. The Dogs have lost their coach, their captain still wants out and they have been hawking their Brownlow medallist like a used car with a phone number and "for sale" on the windscreen.
Ronny Lerner Jack Trengove’s proposed switch to Richmond in this trade period suffered a mortal blow on Tuesday after scans revealed the former Melbourne skipper re-aggravated the navicular injury in his left foot.
Giants ruckman Jonathan Giles has picked Essendon as his destination of choice in 2015.
Michael Gleeson Adelaide's search for a ruckman has seen it pursue talks with Giants big man Tom Downie.
Michael Gleeson Peter Gordon calls Tony Shepherd for deal on Tom Boyd to become a Dog
GWS' top draft pick Tom Boyd has requested a trade to the Western Bulldogs, with the Dogs confirming they have been contacted by Boyd's management.
Caroline Wilson Peter Gordon's extraordinarily upbeat version of just how the financially struggling Western Bulldogs had terminated a senior coach's position with two years remaining on his contract demonstrated yet again how this game and its leaders can spin just about anything.
Joel Patfull, a two-time best and fairest winner at AFL club Brisbane, has joined Greater Western Sydney.
Ronny Lerner After a quiet first three days, the AFL trade period exploded into life on Thursday with some huge news.
Liam Mannix Jono O'Rourke will move to the Hawks from GWS in the first completed swap of this year's trading period.