Essendon have landed star GWS midfielder Dylan Shiel, in the dying stages of the trade period.
The Giants have landed pick 9 and Essendon’s 2019 first round pick, while giving the Bombers Shiel and their future second round pick.
Trade paperwork officially lodged.
GWS Giants trade Dylan Shiel and its Future Rd 2 Selection to Essendon for its Rd 1 (9) and Future Rd 1 Selection.
— AFL House (@AFL_House) October 17, 2018
Shiel nominated the Bombers early last week, although the two parties couldn’t agree a deal until late on Wednesday evening.
The Giants star was an All-Australian in 2017, and has played 135 games for the club.
He has averaged 24.4 disposals, 3.9 inside 50s, 4.8 clearances and 3.1 marks across his career.