Newcombe had been training with Box Hill and he deliberately set a very high price (and long contract, iirc) to make sure he got to the Hawks. The AFL changed the rules of the MSD to make sure nobody could do that again.
The alleged consensus first pick was Edwards, so we basically had to take...
I actually feel sorry for Aaron Hall.
The clear plan after the mass retirements of 2016 was to drop down for a year, get a good draft pick, chase some big names and be back in finals quickly. And a 9th place finish in 2018 probably made everyone feel pretty confident. Bringing in Hall (plus...
They'll use Brad Scott's inside knowledge to make sure the contract is structured so the compo is as low as humanly possible.
And then Dodoro will get to work on the trade.
I might just go overseas for trade eon this year. Is there anywhere that doesn't have internet coverage yet?