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Trade Winds: October 16

Just two days remain in the NAB AFL Trade Period as a host of big names prepare to move clubs.'s Trade Winds will provide a round-up of the latest action each morning until the Trade Period deadline on Wednesday, October 17 at 8.30pm AEDT. 

Hogan contract demand scares Freo 

Melbourne forward Jesse Hogan asking for an eight-year deal was the reason Fremantle said it was pulling out of the race for the star, Fox Sports reports.

Hogan apparently wanted $8 million over that time but it was the length of the commitment, rather than the financial terms, which caused the Dockers to baulk.

According to Channel Seven however, Fremantle could yet restart its bid to recruit the 23-year-old.

The Dockers met with Hogan last Saturday, The Age says.

Melbourne reportedly wants picks No.5, 23 and 30 in this year's NAB AFL Draft for Hogan.

No.5 is currently at Brisbane but the Dockers could acquire it if they let Lachie Neale leave for the Lions.

Collingwood's offer for Beams

The Magpies put their No.18 Draft pick and a second-round selection from next year on the table for Brisbane star Dayne Beams, The Age reports.

According to the report, a deal is expected to be done by Wednesday's deadline, despite Beams being contracted until the end of 2020. 

In other news

- Collingwood has beat St Kilda to sign Irishman Anton Tohill as a Category B rookie, according to Channel Seven

- Contracted Dockers forward Shane Kersten could join Harley Bennell on his way out of the club, Fox Sports reports

- Collingwood's interest in Adelaide backman Jake Kelly has dropped off after it re-signed Tom Langdon, The Advertiser says

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