AFL trade period 2022, free agency, live updates, draft, streaming, latest news – Code

  • October 3, 2022

AFL trade period has opened as clubs start rebuilding for 2023 and beyond. Everything you need to know, including CODE Sports’ coverage of the next two weeks then AFL Draft.
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CODE Sports’ Daniel Cherny will providing exclusive, daily analysis of the AFL trade period beginning Monday 3 October.
When is the AFL trade period?
AFL’s trade period opened at 9am (AEDT) Monday October, 3, and closes on Wednesday October 12 at 7.30pm (ACT, TAS, NSW and VIC), 7pm (SA), 6.30pm (QLD), 6pm (NT) and 4.30pm (WA).
The Restricted Free Agency and Unrestricted Free Agency Period started 9am (AEDT) on Friday September 30 and ends at the following times: Friday October 7. AFL Restricted Free Agency Offer and Unrestricted Free Agency period closes at 5pm (ACT, TAS, NSW and VIC), 4.30pm (SA), 4pm (QLD), 3.30pm (NT) and 2pm (WA).
Where to follow all trades as they happen?
Follow all the moves from day one of the exchange period here. For more news and information, visit Trade HQ.
Talking points
No.1 pick in the 2022 draft Jason Horne-Francis wants out of North Melbourne. That he wants to head back to South Australia should not be a shock, but for North Melbourne it is the continuation of a luckless run both sides of the go-home coin, writes DANIEL CHERNY.
Brodie Grundy’s trade to Melbourne ‘well progressed’.
Brisbane is open to a trade for Jack Gunston to preserve its free agency compensation for Dan McStay.
Jordan De Goey movement?
He was the biggest talking point leading into the trade period, but after much speculation that Collingwood’s Jordan De Goey could be off to St Kilda, or even Essendon expressing an interest at one stage, it was confirmed on the final day of September that the gun midfielder had signed a five-year contract to stay with the Pies. 
More analysis
Daniel Cherny has you covered. Every day – exclusive to CODE Sports – Dan will provide his daily analysis on the trade news that day. Dan will host a Reddit AMA in the first week of the trade period. Details soon.
When is the Draft?
Nominations open Monday, October 10 and close Monday, November 21 with round one of the draft, where young men’s dreams become reality, taking place a week later.
2023 AFL Draft
Monday, November 28 live on Kayo Sports, starting at 7.10pm (ACT, TAS, NSW and VIC), 6.40pm (SA), 6.10pm (QLD), 5.40pm (NT) and 4.10pm (WA).
Favoured Top 10
The Top 10 prospects for the 2023 AFL Draft include Brisbane father-son prospect Will Ashcroft.
Where can I find the latest Draft news?
Read the latest at CODE Sports keeping you up to date in the lead up to November.
AFLW season
The AFLW is ongoing scheduled to finish in late November. Latest news and analysis here.
And you can watch every AFLW game here live on Kayo.
For extensive, searchable and time zone-accurate fixture information for all sports, go to Fixture Calendar.
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