Locked in: AFLW Sign and Trade Period to begin in late May

The AFL today wrote to all clubs to advise the AFL Women’s Sign and Trade Period is scheduled to commence from Monday, May 31 and will conclude on Friday June 25, 2021.

Clubs have been informed they are not permitted to enter into any contracts or make any commitments to players until the commencement of the Sign and Trade Period.

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Key dates for the 2021 AFLW Sign and Trade Period: 

Monday, May 31 
Sign & Trade Period commences (12pm AEST)

Wednesday, June 9 
Trade Period closes (2pm AEST)
List Lodgement #1 (4pm AEST)

Wednesday, June 16
Re-signing period closes (2pm AEST)
Restricted Free Agency Period closes (2pm AEST)
List Lodgement #2 (4pm AEST)

Friday, June 25
Delisted Free Agency period closes (2pm AEST)
List Lodgement #3 (4pm AEST)
NAB AFLW Draft order confirmed

INDICATIVE DRAFT ORDER Your club's picks ahead of the Sign and Trade Period