News of the expansion side's decision was first reported by AFL Media's Callum Twomey via a tweet on Wednesday morning.
The Giants have told the Bulldogs they are going to bid on Sam Darcy at pick No.2.
A three-club picks deal is in the works involving the Dogs, Cats and Kangaroos. Upshot is Cats would get 23, Dogs get more points/futures, Roos improve draft hand and get a 30s pick. @AFLcomau
— Callum Twomey (@CalTwomey) November 23, 2021
While the Bulldogs will have enough capital to ward off Darcy walking to Western Sydney given their current package of 2148 draft points, the Giants' decision to keep them honest at the pointy end of tonight's proceedings will see several of the Pups' later picks evaporate.
Despite these reported advances from north of Whitten Oval, the talented teenaged son of Bulldogs champion Luke Darcy will call the Kennel home from Wednesday onwards.
The Oakleigh Chargers product has been vaunted as the best tall available from this season's crop of draftees and has the ability to operate both forward and behind the ball, as well as play in the ruck given his 204cm frame.
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This latest live trading move was said to have been raised due to the Dogs' eagerness to secure further draft points, as well as the Cats' desire to land pick 23 and the Roos' openness to obtaining a late second-round draft choice.
As it currently stands, Geelong is set to enter the draft with the 22nd pick, however, should this prospective deal be signed off by the heads at AFL House, their hand will improve to 22, 23, 32, 34 and 50.
Over at Arden Street, this mooted trade will allow North Melbourne's GM of Football, Brady Rawlings, to have access to three selections within the first pair of rounds in picks 1, 20 and 30.