Sport Swans' Dawson could end up in AFL draft

09:56  12 october  2021
09:56  12 october  2021 Source:   aap.com.au

Bulldogs' Young wants AFL trade to Blues

  Bulldogs' Young wants AFL trade to Blues Western Bulldogs tall Lewis Young is looking to leave the Whitten Oval, after requesting a trade to Carlton to play under new Blues coach Michael Voss.The versatile Young has played 24 games for the Bulldogs after debuting in 2017, but has been unable to lock down a regular position.

Jordan Dawson could end up in the pre-season draft as the Sydney Swans and Adelaide continue to haggle over the breakout utility leading into the final day of the AFL trade period.

Jordan Dawson could end up in the AFL draft with his proposed move to Adelaide still in limbo. © Rob Prezioso/AAP PHOTOS Jordan Dawson could end up in the AFL draft with his proposed move to Adelaide still in limbo.

The 24-year-old's move home to South Australia is among a number of deals that need to be done before Wednesday's 7.30pm trade deadline.

Dawson is adamant on shifting to the Crows, after enjoying a career-best season in 2021 to finish third in the Swans' best-and-fairest.

The Swans offered him a five-year deal to remain in the harbour city, but Dawson is set on playing for the club he supported growing up.

Legend's brutal trade truth Collingwood must face

  Legend's brutal trade truth Collingwood must face Matthew Lloyd believes Collingwood should offload another star name during this year's trade period to gain more draft capital.Collingwood's draft plans this year are centred around father-son prospect Nick Daicos, with the club looking to acquire picks to make up the draft points needed to match a potential bid on the talented youngster.

Adelaide are desperate to secure Dawson, but are not willing to part with their first-round draft selection which sits at pick four.

Crows football director Mark Riccuito last week floated the idea of taking Dawson in November's pre-season draft if a resolution could not be reached with the Swans.

The deal is likely to come down to the final hour in what has been one of the most low-key trade periods of recent times.

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The proposed ruck merry-go-round is still in the works, with Hawthorn ruckman Jon Ceglar trying to get to Geelong which would allow Darcy Fort to head from the Cats to the Brisbane Lions.

To offset the loss of Ceglar, the Hawks should land Collingwood's Max Lynch, who has been restricted to just three games in four seasons with the Magpies.

Crows sound warning in AFL trade stand-off

  Crows sound warning in AFL trade stand-off Adelaide and Sydney are at loggerheads over the value of long-kicking wingman Jordan Dawson, who has requested an AFL trade period move to the Crows.While most clubs lean towards reaching trade agreements, the Crows have shown they are not afraid to go down the pre-season draft route.

If Lynch exits, Mason Cox could be given a reprieve as the American tall has been told to wait until later this week to find out if he is given another contract at Collingwood.

Port Adelaide big man Peter Ladhams, who is contracted with the Power next year, has been in talks with the Swans.

Rory Lobb's proposed return to GWS now seems unlikely after the Fremantle tall's manager Colin Young informed both clubs the deal was off.

Despite Young's declaration on Sunday, strange things can happen in the dying stages of a trade period.

Young Giants speedster Bobby Hill might not get his wish for a move to Essendon, with GWS frustrated about dealing with the Bombers again after negotiations for Jye Caldwell turned nasty last year.

Fremantle and Geelong are still locked in talks about contracted Cats wingman Jordan Clark.

Horne-Francis ready to join North in AFL .
Highly-rated 18-year-old Jason Horne-Francis says he's been assured by North Melbourne that they'll select him with pick one at next month's AFL draft.The 18-year-old has been assured by the Kangaroos that they'll recruit him with the No.1 selection at next month's draft.

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