Category: Trades

The uncontractables

The uncontractables

Now that the AFL's trade week has finished, the Swans have turned their attention to their out of contract players. Want-away forward Xavier Richards, who requested a trade to a Victorian era club, is still with the Swans after no other club courted him. It wasn't that the club was asking anything for the uncontracted forward, there wasn't any interest in him. … Continue reading The uncontractables

Swans wreak havoc on trade deadline day

Swans wreak havoc on trade deadline day

Update - Tom Harley's media conference The Swans have dug deep into their pockets, joined in the rancour that is #deadlineday and pulled an ace from their pocket. Surprisingly, the Swans were active on the last day of trade week, wheeling and dealing their way up the food chain. First working with GWS to swap a … Continue reading Swans wreak havoc on trade deadline day

Richards requests trade

Richards requests trade

Swan's grand finalist and younger brother to Swans champion Ted Richards, Xavier Richards has requested a trade. The club has confirmed the request after contract talks broke down, having worked towards an extension with both player and manager throughout the season. “We’ve been in discussions with Xavier’s management through the back end of the year … Continue reading Richards requests trade

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

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 … Continue reading Tom Mitchell to fly the coop, wants to be a Hawk