Jaeger O’Meara’s future club still up in the air on last day of AFL Trade Period

The playing future of Gold Coast Suns star Jaeger O’Meara is still unconfirmed as Hawthorn and Gold Coast debate over his trade value, with only hours left in the AFL trade period.

Suns chairman Tony Cochrane rejected an offer from the Hawks’ yesterday for picks 10 and 48, saying that offer is nowhere near good enough for the 22-year-old midfielder.

If a deal cannot be reached, O’Meara will be forced to nominate for the draft where Essendon hold the first overall pick.


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Several other potential trades remain up in the air, ahead of today’s 2pm AEDT deadline.

Tigers star Brett Deledio looks set for Greater Western Sydney, following a surprise late bid for the Richmond veteran.

Carlton and Adelaide will also be trying to negotiate a last minute deal over Bryce Gibbs and Josh Caddy is looking at a potential move from Geelong to the Tigers.

Dion Prestia could assist in Caddy’s move, after requesting a trade from Gold Coast to Richmond yesterday.

Collingwood and the Western Bulldogs are still yet to confirm Trevor Cloke’s switch, Cats Shane Kersten and Nathan Vardy want to head to Fremantle and West Coast respectively and Giants Caleb Marchbank, Jarrod Pickett, Will Hoskin-Elliott and Rhys Palmer are waiting to find out where they are heading next year.

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