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We bring you all the stories behind the game - reviewing, previewing and analysing footy in a way only The Age knows how. Join host Michael Gleeson and regular guests Caroline Wilson, Jake Niall, Bob Murphy and Jimmy Bartel, as well as Sam McClure and Daniel Cherny each week. Send us your feedback to realfootypod@fairfaxmedia.com.au or follow us on Twitter (@agerealfooty) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/agerealfooty/).

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We bring you all the stories behind the game - reviewing, previewing and analysing footy in a way only The Age knows how. Join host Michael Gleeson and regular guests Caroline Wilson, Jake Niall, Bob Murphy and Jimmy Bartel, as well as Sam McClure and Daniel Cherny each week. Send us your feedback to realfootypod@fairfaxmedia.com.au or follow us on Twitter (@agerealfooty) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/agerealfooty/).

    Steals, drifters and surprises: Wrapping up the AFL draft

    Steals, drifters and surprises: Wrapping up the AFL draft

    The league's 18 clubs have looked into their crystal balls at the AFL draft and taken a punt on which young guns might become future stars.

    Michael Gleeson, Peter Ryan and Daniel Cherny review this year's big decisions.

    Get in touch! - We'd love to hear from you. Why not email us here (realfootypod@theage.com.au) or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

    Or call and leave us a question or comment to play into the podcast on (03) 8667 1235.

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    • 30 min
    How the first round of the draft is likely to unfold

    How the first round of the draft is likely to unfold

    In this special episode of the Real Footy podcast, Michael Gleeson and Daniel Cherny preview this year's national draft. Who will be the pseudo first pick taken at No.3? How will father-son picks shape the first round of the draft? Who wants to trade into the top 10, and how could next year's draft have an effect on this year's trading?

    • 24 min
    Deadline day: 'They might get him anyway'

    Deadline day: 'They might get him anyway'

    Michael Gleeson, Peter Ryan, Sam McClure and Daniel Cherny take you through a hectic deadline day of trade period. Can the Blues pick up Jack Martin, after failing to trade for him in the last week and a bit? What are Joe Daniher's options going forward, after the Bombers and the Swans failed to agree to a deal? And is club power the new player power? Plus, the work behind the scenes at Geelong to get the Josh Jenkins trade done, how St Kilda fared this trade period and what their best team will look like in 2020, the spite behind the Alex Keath trade and more. 

     


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    • 20 min
    Trade period, day seven: 'It's a risk'

    Trade period, day seven: 'It's a risk'

    Sam McClure and Peter Ryan discuss all the happenings from a big penultimate day of the AFL's silly season, from St Kilda's trade for Dougal Howard and Paddy Ryder, to Melbourne's pick trade with North. Plus, we look ahead to the final day of trade period and the deals that may or may not get done. Will Joe Daniher get to Sydney and how does it tie in with Tom Papley's potential move to the Blues? Can the Saints land Zak Jones and will Jack Steven get to Geelong?

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    • 12 min
    Trade period, day six: 'They took their time with the money'

    Trade period, day six: 'They took their time with the money'

    Jake Niall and Daniel Cherny take you through Monday's trade action, with the Eddie Betts deal finally getting done, Fremantle emerging as a suitor for Collingwood's James Aish and Ben King re-signing with the Suns. Plus, we answer your questions, including what North Melbourne are doing - or what they're not doing - and why, the state of play on the trades for Josh Bruce and Alex Keath and much more.

     

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    • 14 min
    Trade period, day five: 'A relatively short-term fix'

    Trade period, day five: 'A relatively short-term fix'

    Peter Ryan and Jake Niall wrap day five of trade period, including the reasoning behind the trades of Sam Frost and Ed Langdon, an update on the state of play in the Tom Papley trade and more. 

    Plus, we briefly turn the focus to Adelaide after the Crows announced a football restructure, and ask - and answer - why clubs are reluctant to be proactive during trade period. 

    Get in touch! - We'd love to hear from you. Why not email us here, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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    • 16 min

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