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Marty Hore
Becomes free agent
DFree Agent
Knee
October 17, 2021
Hore (knee) was delisted by Melbourne on Monday, Marc McGowan of the AFL's official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Hore didn't take the field in 2021 after he underwent quad surgery in June of 2020. It's not yet clear whether he'll be fully healthy heading into next season.
Trent Dumont
Delisted by North Melbourne
MFree Agent
October 17, 2021
Dumont was delisted by the Kangaroos on Monday, Marc McGowan of the AFL's official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Dumont logged 250 disposals and 168 kicks across 14 appearances with North Melbourne last year but will now be free to sign with another club.
Shaun Atley
Let go by North Melbourne
DFree Agent
October 17, 2021
Atley was delisted by the Kangaroos on Monday, Marc McGowan of the AFL's official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Atley appeared in 18 games for North Melbourne during the 2021 campaign. During that time, the defender totaled one goal, 327 disposals and 186 kicks.
Jarrod Brander
Delisted by West Coast
FFree Agent
October 17, 2021
Brander was delisted by the Eagles on Monday.
ANALYSIS
Brander totaled four goals and 136 disposals across nine appearances in 2021. He'll be free to seek out another club after he spent four seasons with the Eagles.
Shane Mumford
Ends playing career
RFree Agent
September 23, 2021
Mumford has ended his AFL career, Jon Ralph of the Herald Sun reports.
ANALYSIS
Mumford has battled a chronic back injury in recent years, and he's finally decided to call it a career. The 35-year-old played for Geelong, Sydney and the Giants in his 13-year career, including a premiership with the Swans in 2012.
Aiden Fyfe
Delisted by Suns
DFree Agent
September 21, 2021
Fyfe will not be offered a contract from Gold Coast for the 2022 season.
ANALYSIS
Fyfe didn't make an AFL appearance in 2021, and he didn't do enough to remain on the team's list. It's unclear where he'll play in 2022.
Ben Johnson
Heading for free agency
DFree Agent
September 16, 2021
Johnson was delisted by the Eagles on Friday.
ANALYSIS
Johnson has yet to make his AFL debut. The 20-year-old defender will look to get added to another team's list for 2022.
Brayden Ainsworth
Set loose by Eagles
MFree Agent
September 16, 2021
Ainsworth was delisted by the Eagles on Friday.
ANALYSIS
Ainsworth didn't play in 2021, but he did draw into nine games in 2020, logging three goals, 77 disposals and 26 marks that season.
Nick Shipley
Not returning to Giants
MFree Agent
September 16, 2021
Shipley was delisted by the Giants on Friday.
ANALYSIS
Shipley didn't draw into an AFL match this season. The midfielder will be looking to latch on with a new team ahead of 2022.
Tom Hutchesson
Delisted Friday
FFree Agent
Hamstring
September 16, 2021
Hutchesson (hamstring) won't be offered a contract from the Giants for the 2022 season.
ANALYSIS
Hutchesson wasn't able to get into an AFL match in 2021, but the 26-year-old should be able to find a new team heading into next season.
Matt Buntine
Looking for new team in 2022
DFree Agent
September 15, 2021
Buntine has been delisted by the Giants.
ANALYSIS
An inaugural member of the Giants' 2012 team, Buntine played in 67 contests over the past 10 seasons. He'll be looking for a new team after averaging 11 disposals per game in six matches this year.
Sam J. Reid
Retires from AFL
DFree Agent
September 15, 2021
Reid has retired from the AFL.
ANALYSIS
Reid ends with 108 AFL matches to his name after coming out of retirement in 2016. The 31-year-old was an essential part of the Giants run to the Grand Final in 2019.
Grant Birchall
Announces retirement
DFree Agent
September 9, 2021
Birchall announced his retirement from the AFL on Friday.
ANALYSIS
Birchall was a member of four premiership-winning teams in his career, which spanned 287 matches. The 33-year-old defender played in all 23 of Brisbane's games this season, averaging 18.5 disposals and seven marks per match.
Brendon Ah Chee
Becomes free agent
MFree Agent
September 7, 2021
Ah Chee wasn't offered a contract by West Coast and will head to free agency, Ryan Daniels of 7 News reports.
ANALYSIS
Ah Chee spent four seasons with West Coast after playing the previous three with Port Adelaide. He missed time with multiple injuries last season, appearing in just six games.
Mark Hutchings
Not offered contract
MFree Agent
September 7, 2021
Hutchings was not offered a contract by the Eagles and will head to free agency, Ryan Daniels of 7 News reports.
ANALYSIS
The 30-year-old has appeared in 120 games across nine seasons for the Eagles, winning a title with the team in 2018. He's been banged up in recent seasons, however, appearing in just seven games over the last two years.
Nathan Vardy
Announces retirement
RFree Agent
September 7, 2021
ANALYSIS
Vardy retires after a nine-year career spent with Geelong and West Coast. He won a title as a member of the Mariners in 2018.
Anton Tohill
Ends AFL career
FFree Agent
August 26, 2021
Tohill has ended his AFL career to pursue a medical degree.
ANALYSIS
Tohill only made one appearance at the AFL level for Collingwood, and he's since decided to put his education over his sporting endeavors.
Tobe Watson
Off Fremantle's list
DFree Agent
August 24, 2021
Watson was delisted by Fremantle on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Watson got into 10 matches for the Dockers this year, averaging 12 disposals, five marks and 1.2 tackles per game. The defender could earn some interest from other teams in the offseason.
Stefan Giro
Removed from Fremantle list
MFree Agent
August 24, 2021
Giro was delisted by Fremantle on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Giro made two appearances early in the season, but did not play after April 4. He produced one major, 35 disposals and 11 marks.
Taylin Duman
Delisted Wednesday
DFree Agent
August 24, 2021
Duman was delisted by Fremantle on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
After playing 15 matches in 2020, Duman was limited to just five games this season. He supplied 79 disposals, 25 marks and 11 tackles.
Brett Bewley
Not offered contract
FFree Agent
August 24, 2021
Bewley will not receive a contract from Fremantle for the 2022 season.
ANALYSIS
Bewley only appeared in four matches for the Dockers this year. He produced two goals, 57 disposals and 11 marks.
Bachar Houli
Announces retirement
DFree Agent
August 18, 2021
Houli retired from the AFL on Thursday.
ANALYSIS
Houli ended the year on the sidelines due to an ankle injury. The defender completes his career as a veteran of 232 AFL matches, including 206 with Richmond.
Shaun McKernan
Set for retirement
FFree Agent
August 17, 2021
McKernan announced his retirement from the AFL on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
The 31-year-old only got into four matches in 2021, logging two goals, 36 disposals and eight marks. McKernan played for three teams during a 13-year AFL career.
Cale Hooker
Announces retirement Monday
FFree Agent
August 16, 2021
Hooker announced his retirement Monday, Jon Ralph of the Herald Sun reports. He'll finish his career at the end of the season.
ANALYSIS
Hooker spent all of 14 of his professional seasons with Essendon and will ultimately retire as a Bomber. He was an All-Australian selection in 2014 and won the W. S. Crichton Medal in 2015.
Marc Murphy
Announces retirement
MFree Agent
August 16, 2021
Murphy announced his retirement Monday.
ANALYSIS
Murphy played in 300 games for the Blues and ended his career on a high note with a successful final season. The 34-year-old averaged 8.2 kicks, 5.4 handballs, 13.6 disposals, 3.4 marks, 1.7 tackles and 1.3 clearances an appearance during his final campaign.
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