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Essendon meeting with Angus Brayshaw, Melbourne, Bombers trade targets, Toby Bedford, free agents

He has been linked with Melbourne players including the cash-strapped Essendon all-round star. Angus Brayshaw Before his free agency.

The Bombers have more than $2 million in salary cap space, and Era He also reported that they have met Bryshaw, one of the best free agents in this year’s class.

Bryshaw is reported to have spoken to manager Ben Rutton and head of football Josh Mahoney at the meeting.

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Fremantle are interested in Bryshaw and want to link up the former top-three Brownlow finisher with his star brother Andrew.

The Devils are said to be more confident in re-signing Bryshaw than signing him. Luke Jackson“Extremely confident” WA-born ruck-forward to land with Dockers.

Bryshaw has starred in a variety of roles this season, including midfield, wing and half-back, the latter of which is regarded as an All-Australian prospect.

But he is wondering which club will suit him not only in terms of success but also in terms of the role he plays and the level of responsibility; He has slotted in well in Melbourne’s midfield, largely because he is more versatile than teammates like Clayton Oliver, Christian Petracca and Jack Vinny.

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Meanwhile, the Bombers have asked about Brayshaw’s teammates at small forward. Toby Bedford, Reports Seven news.

The 22-year-old is out of contract at the end of this season and will be used frequently at medical sub level this year, after making two senior appearances in Melbourne’s first three seasons.

Bedford was a sub nine times through the first 12 rounds of the season and was unused seven times before finally earning a starting spot in four straight weeks. Then it’s off to Round 19 this weekend.

Essendon wanted to trade some forwards, asking the club for the unfinished trade with GWS’s Bobby Hill.

Their need for help in that role was exacerbated by the retirement of Anthony McDonald-Tipunguti earlier this year.

They will almost certainly pick up a player later in the draft, a father-son duo with Alvin Davie Jr. drafting a second-round pick.

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