You’ve got to offer something that’s comparable. DANIHER TAKES ANOTHER STEP TOWARDS SYDNEY. Carlton is yet to commit to Eddie Betts, despite widespread reports the parties have already come to terms. The Crows have reportedly already made it clear the club will not stand in Betts’ way as he seeks a move to the Blues, despite remaining contracted at Adelaide. Adelaide star Brad Crouch is reportedly holding off from signing his next contract until his million-dollar-per-season demand is met. He’s contracted to Port, but there are plenty of clubs chasing him, including Collingwood.”. Watson believes the Swans must look towards a ready-made player or players in return, rather than a single first-round pick in a 2020 draft filled with top prospects already linked to rival clubs through academies. This is also known as Online Behavioural Advertising. We know that he … “There’s a real competition out for his services. The report suggested Gold Coast, St Kilda and Geelong are among the clubs interested in Crouch, who was on Tuesday strongly linked to the Suns. Collingwood has joined the race for Port Adelaide defender Dougall Howard, according to a report. Papley has previously been linked to a rich offer from Carlton, but the Blues’ deal has reportedly now been blown out of the water by an approach from North Melbourne. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. This is also known as Online Behavioural Advertising. In a dramatic development, the report claims the Swans and Bombers have held preliminary informal trade discussions about Daniher. It’s possible the trade could even eventuate at the end of next season. Sydney forward Tom Papley’s monster offer to make a shock jump to North Melbourne headlines the latest trade period buzz in grand final week. Sydney Swans forward Tom Papley is wanted by Carlton all over again. Every match of every round. Just a week after Essendon and Hawthorn were also reported to have declared their interest in the Power star, the Magpies are now fighting to secure the under-contract star’s signature. We know that he wanted to go though, don’t we? The Western Bulldogs have leapt into third on the AFL ladder with a thrilling 5-point win over the Gold Coast Suns. With the team’s forward line hit by injuries to Lance Franklin, Sam Reid, Tom McCartin and Isaac Heeney, Papley has led the charge this season. You can find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out Live & anytime on your TV or favourite device. Reactions: Cactus_, Pns_blister, Beer n Skittles and 1 other person. Tom Papley wore number 41 for his first two seasons, but following the retirement of Jeremy Laidler after the 2017 season Papley was able to take on number 11, the number Max Papley wore for 45 of his 59 matches with the South Melbourne Swans. If he wants to come back (to Melbourne) that is going to be hard to reject that type of money.”, North Melbourne legend Wayne Carey responded to the report by saying: “Maybe a little bit over the top, I would have thought.”, . “(The Magpies) are now one of four or five clubs chasing Port defender Dougal Howard,” Browne told Channel 7. But if they’re prepared to accommodate that Victorian shift this year, former Melbourne captain Garry Lyon said the Swans have a right to “dig their heels in even further given the circumstances” of the team’s list. Papley also remains contracted to the Swans until the end of the 2023 season and Sydney reportedly remains confident of keeping the goal sneak, despite the widespread reports of his desire to return to Victoria. It comes after Carlton had been linked to a potential three-way trade with the Swans and Essendon in a trade package bonanza that would have seen the Blues cough up a first round pick to the Bombers in exchange for Papley moving to Carlton and Daniher heading to Sydney. Originally published as Rival swoops with monster Swans offer. Pick No.9 was seen as the going rate for Papley last year but he’s only improved as a player since - and another wrinkle to this year’s off-season could change the Swans’ view on a trade. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. “It’d have to be something extraordinary from a Carlton point of view to try and get Sydney to come back to the table on that one,” Lyon said. Caro grills Judd over ‘training wheels’ fallout, Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Crouch is still negotiating with the Crows and remains contracted at Adelaide until the end of the 2020 season, when he will become a free agent. While the Swans haven’t had the best of seasons, small forward Tom Papley has shone in the forward line, kicking 27 majors, while racking up the eighth most score involvements in the AFL. Trade Whispers: Hugh Greenwood, Tom Papley and Sam Gray. Carlton obviously can’t pay that much. The forward nominated Carlton but was unable to get his wish as Sydney also failed to complete a trade with Essendon for Joe Daniher. But Sydney have three reasons to block an offer similar to last year and demand plenty more. Joe Daniher has reportedly told friends and family he wants to be traded to the Swans. Papley requested a trade to Victoria at the end of last year despite holding a contract with the Swans that runs until the end of 2023. Invalid postcode. Jack Trengove, Cam Sutcliffe, Trent McKenzie, Matthew Broadbent, Karl Amon and Cam Hewett are also sweating on new deals. ‘THAT’S EMBARRASSING’: AFL great lashes MRO’s soft stance, ‘YOU SEEM RATTLED’: Caro grills Judd over ‘training wheels’ fallout, BUT PAPLEY ISN’T THE ONLY SMALL CARLTON HAS EYES ON. 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So (Carlton have) got to try and entice him out.