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Hawk’s movements Jonathon Céglar (in Geelong), Chat Fort of Darcy (in Brisbane) and Magpie Max Lynch (in Hawthorn) were stranded due to haggling over future picks and late trades, reports Sam Edmund from SEN.

After signing seasoned stars last offseason to leave them the oldest roster in the competition, the Cats are worried about adding another veteran to the mix at 30-year-old Ceglar.

As a result, they are pushing the Hawks for more back in a deal for the big man.

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The Lions are keen to bring Fort into the mix, but don’t want to give too much to the 28-year-old under contract.

And Nine Pierre Ryan reports that the Cats demand more in a trade for Fort than what Brisbane offers, which won the Fairest and Fairest VFL Geelong Award in 2021.

It is believed that Ceglar’s move to Hawthorn hinges on Fort joining the Lions.

With talks stalled in the two aforementioned deals, Lynch’s move to Hawthorn could be done separately.

Collingwood football boss Graham Wright confirmed on 3AW Sports day Monday night, Lynch was keen to move to the Hawks despite the Magpies’ eagerness to hold him back.

“He would like (to go to Hawthorn). His leadership made us realize that, ”Wright told 3AW Sports day.

“We would like to keep him, to be honest… What we discussed was that he was looking to explore the opportunity to be a first ruck somewhere and Hawthorn said the opportunity might present itself to Hawthorn.

“I’ve talked to them (the Hawks) a few times and they haven’t really come a long way at this point. We’ll see where it goes in the next few days.

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Wright said Mason cox the future is still “on hold”, having aroused limited interest from rival clubs.

7 News’ Mitch Cleary reports Lynch’s impending departure from the Holden Center could “save” Cox’s career at Collingwood.

Meanwhile, the port of Adelaide Peter Ladhams remain keen on making it to Sydney, with Power wanting a first-round pick in return.

Corn 7 Adelaide News reports the Swans are unwilling to give up their first round, the No.12 selection.

Recently, AFL Media reports St Kilda fended off North Melbourne’s initial request for a second-round pick for Tristan Xerri, who requested an exchange with Moorbabin.

But with the 22-year-old tall man under contract for next season, Roos general manager of football Brady Rawlings said it would “take something very attractive that we even consider” despite the club acquisition. Callum Coleman Jones from Richmond last week.

The Saints have choices 9, 62, 66, 67, and 85.