GREATER Western Sydney's greatest shield in its ongoing player retention battle has been the promise of sustained on-field success.
Those who left the Giants’ lair risked missing out on multiple premierships given the phenomenal talent they had stockpiled through unparalleled draft picks and start-up concessions.
Before Shane McAdam officially commences duties as an AFL-listed player, here are 10 things you should know about the new Crow.
1. Shane was born in Halls Creek, a remote town in north-east Western Australia in the East Kimberley region.
Every move made during the AFL Free Agency and Trade Periods.
Reece Conca joins Fremantle as an unrestricted free agent after Richmond elects not to match the Docker’s offer.
Ever wanted to see Mount Everest and trek to the Base Camp?
In April next year, the Crows Children’s Foundation is once again providing keen trekkers a once in a lifetime opportunity to travel to Everest Base Camp.
DEFENDER Sam Rowe's career is set to end on 99 games after the Carlton defender was one of four players delisted by the club on Thursday.
GEELONG is set to have three Irishmen on its list next year, with Stefan Okunbor to join Zach Tuohy and Mark O'Connor at the Cattery.
The final details are still being finalised, but the 20-year-old is likely to accept a two-year rookie contract with Chris Scott's side.
CHANNEL Nine is still planning a football focused primetime show next year, but is yet to commit to a new season of The Footy Show.
After 25 years the iconic program has struggled in the ratings in recent years, and was this year comprehensively beaten by Channel Seven's hugely successful competitor.
GOLD Coast's hectic NAB AFL Trade Period is over, but the phone of Suns list manager Craig Cameron won't stop ringing the next few weeks.
For the first time, this year clubs will be able to trade picks until a week before the draft.
WEST Coast veteran Mark LeCras has retired, comfortable the time is right to hang up the boots after finally becoming a premiership player.
In a fairytale finish to his decorated career, the 32-year-old ended on the ultimate high thanks to the Eagles' stunning Grand Final victory over Collingwood, only 12 months after his football future was questioned.
The NAB AFL Trade Period has finished, but draft picks can be traded right up until and during the NAB AFL Draft on November 22.
Keep up to date with all the movement on the indicative draft order.