It is also one of the world’s oldest, having been founded in 1864 when a group of prominent Carltonians first convened at the University Hotel on Lygon Street. Essendon have been a key player throughout the free agency and Trade Period and looked set to have another deal done and dusted, before a last second twist. In further concerns for the Cats, Luke Dahlhaus’ night finished early with the speedster suffering a concussion in the first quarter and Sam Menegola. Sidebottom led the way with 31 possessions and a goal in a powerful midfield performance, with Scott Pendlebury (26 disposals) and Taylor Adams (19) also important. It comes after warnings in recent days surrounding potential breaches from wives and girlfriends who are about to join the league’s Southport isolation hub. Defender Jacob Weitering was outstanding, keeping Cats veteran Tom Hawkins to six possessions and one goal. Only two days remain in the AFL’s Trade Period and plenty of big name stars are yet to find a new home or figure out where their future lies. With the Queensland government on edge, any breach - including by the wives and girlfriends allowed into the state on strict orders to follow the protocols - could cancel the season and cost the AFL hundreds of millions of dollars. The AFL has been entrusted by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, who has given the league licence to host more than a dozen teams and continue the season in the state. Kayo is your ticket to the best sport streaming Live & On-Demand. BREAKING - Carlton and Essendon have agreed a … Geelong charged home with five last-quarter goals as the Blues struggled to move the ball out of the Cats’ forward half. Harry McKay is tackled by Tom Stewart of the Cats during Carlton’s win at GMHBA Stadium in Melbourne. The Swans’ James Rowbottom handballs during the match between North Melbourne and Sydney. The Lions, playing without captain Dayne Zorko (Achilles) and experienced ruckman Stefan Martin (hamstring), made light of a four-point halftime deficit with a dominant second-half display to storm to the 30-point win. AFL: The future of multiple big AFL name's are still uncertain as trade talks continue onwards, while other players found their home. The midfielder never wanted to leave, but reportedly found himself with little choice as his relationship with the club reached breaking point. Less than an hour after the deal fell over however, the clubs renegotiated and Saad finally was off to join the Blues. The Blues last tasted victory at Geelong in 1996, but it was only their fourth match at the venue since. 7NEWS understands AFL officials, including chief executive Gillon McLachlan and general counsel Andrew Dillon, have been in high-level discussions with North Melbourne, Carlton and Richmond on Wednesday. 7NEWS can reveal the AFL is considering substantial fines for three clubs in connection with COVID protocol breaches in the Queensland hubs. Brett Ratten kept his players on the ground for a stern talking to at halftime after the deficit blew out to 38 points, but the coach didn’t get the desired result. The result leaves both teams in the top half of the ladder on two wins and one loss apiece. First published on Sat 20 Jun 2020 03.07 EDT. File image of Carlton during the 2020 AFL season. The AFL has handed out heavy sanctions to four clubs for breaches of the league's COVID-19 return-to-play protocols during the past week. The Swans rallied from their round-two loss to Essendon with an impressive performance, with slick ball movement from the midfield on display, especially in the third term. Livewire forward Jaidyn Stephenson is another player the Pies are hoping to offload as they attempt to clear the books with the 21-year-old owed close to $600,000 a season. The 1995 Australian Football League season was the 99th season of the elite Australian rules football competition and the 6th under the name 'Australian Football League', having switched from 'Victorian Football League' after 1989.. Carlton won its 16th Premiership and at the time was the club with the most VFL/AFL Premierships. File image of North Melbourne during the 2020 AFL season. However, 7NEWS can reveal the AFL has capped its financial contribution at five weeks; families who choose to stay longer must then take over the bill. St Kilda managed just one goal in the second half, to Collingwood’s two, as the game slipped from their grasp. Dashing defender Adam Saad told the club ahead of the Trade Period he wanted out, with a move to Carlton the clear frontrunner. Now the ball is in the player's court-stay at Collingwood where he knows he's not wanted or sign up for some hard yards at North? SEN’s Sam Edmund then took things a step further with the Stephenson situation when he said North Melbourne “have committed themselves to Jaidyn Stephenson”. David Teague’s team reversed their trend of slow starts by kicking five opening-quarter goals to one to shock the flat-footed Cats. Just two days after Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson declared Geelong “aren’t that good”, the Cats slumped following last week’s 61-point smashing of the Hawks. — Australia’s leading news site, Get your 14-day free trial & start streaming instantly >. Carlton 12.7 (79) beat Geelong 11.11 (77) Brisbane Lions 10.14 (74) beat West Coast Eagles 6.8 (44) Sydney Swans 10.11 (71) beat North Melbourne 8.12 (60) The Sydney Swans and GWS Giants will shift north to Queensland this week after Palaszczuk closed the border to greater Sydney. Tom Papley and Isaac Heeney sparked the Swans to a three-goal lead early in the third quarter and they extended it to 27 points by the final break. The Blues still led by 35 points at the final break, but Geelong were not done and the visitors tired. BREAKING -Carlton and Essendon have agreed a deal for Adam Saad.Saad, pick 48 and 78 to Blues.Pick 8 and 87 to Bombers.@AFLcomau. North Melbourne suffered a blow before the opening bounce with Ben Cunnington a late withdrawal due to a back issue, replaced by former GWS player Aiden Bonar, who made his club debut. Get your 14-day free trial & start streaming instantly >. Adam Treloar (left) and Jaidyn Stephenson.Source:AAP. Carlton survived late-drama to win at Kardinia Park for the first time in 24 years, after upsetting Geelong by two points to break their 2020 AFL duck. Hundreds of partners and children are preparing to join players, officials and club staff in the hubs from Thursday. RELATED: Star’s divorce may get seriously messy. Founded in 1864 in Carlton, an inner suburb of Melbourne, the club competes in the Australian Football League (formerly the Victorian Football League), and was one of the competition's eight founding member clubs in 1896. Andrew Gaff, playing his 200th AFL match, was among the Eagles’ best with 30 disposals and seven marks. AFL media’s Riley Beveridge broke the news with the Bombers giving up Saad along with picks 48 and 78 in exchange for picks 8 and 87. The ugliness of the Adam Treloar fallout continues to dominate the headlines, but on Wednesday it was another Pies player who reportedly had a serious suitor emerge.