AFL TRADE PERIOD KEY DATES 2021
Here are the dates for the trade and draft period for 2021
Free Agency Period
October 1 - October 8 2021
Restricted and unrestricted free agents are able to sign with new clubs from October 1.
October 4 - October 13 2021
The biggest date on the AFL calendar, the trade deadline is a must-watch event for all footy fans.
Expected to finish around 7:30 pm on October 13 this year.
Trade period (Draft selections only)
October 18 - November 15 2021
Delisted Free Agency period
November 11 - November 12 2021
November 24- November 25 2021
Who will go number one? Can your team unearth a gem in the later rounds?
This year's Draft will take place on November 24 with the first-round selections, while the rest will have to wait until November 25.
Pre-season and Rookie Drafts
November 26 2021
Final List Lodgement deadline
November 29 2021