Dockers, GWS even now in talks around Lobb deal

Player manager Colin Young is continue to holding out hope of sending Rory Lobb back to GWS even with remaining still left “amazed” by Fremantle’s community comments about the scenario.

Lobb continue to has two a lot more yrs to run on his 5-calendar year Fremantle deal, which is really worth about $700,000 for every time.

Publicly, the Dockers are stating that Lobb is a required participant, but it is really thought Fremantle would be keen to offload the 207cm massive person owing to his significant income.

But they will only offload him if they get a decent return.

Fremantle football manager Peter Bell threw a curve ball on Thursday when he went on Perth radio to say that Young experienced informed him that the offer you that came by from GWS was unlikely to get the work carried out.

But Younger went on AFL Trade Radio on Friday early morning to clarify the situation, indicating that the Giants have been continue to functioning on a deal that would satisfy the Dockers.

“This was not going to get done right away,” Younger explained.

“But at no stage did I say the trade was more than. All I said was we have a bit of do the job to do and we are going to work by way of it.

“I’m a little bit surprised, since usually Peter does a good task and he usually works by using the code of silence in the course of trade week.

“So I was a bit amazed about the articles of details that he’s been conversing about (on the) radio.”

Lobb played 74 video games throughout five seasons for the Giants in advance of heading household to WA.

Fremantle are considered to be prepared to section with choose No.22 for Geelong defender Jordan Clark, but the Cats want the Dockers’ choose No.19.

Clark however has a single far more year to run on his contract, which means Geelong has the option to engage in difficult ball.

Collingwood and the Western Bulldogs are nonetheless locked in talks above fringe Bulldogs midfielder Patrick Lipinski.

New Hawthorn mentor Sam Mitchell is reportedly searching close to some of the club’s ageing stars in a bid to land a collection of better draft picks.

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