The first of three delisted free agency windows will open next Wednesday following the first list lodgement of the off-season for AFL clubs.

The signing window will give players who have recently been discarded an opportunity to prove their value at the elite level, with the likes of Tyson Stengle, Mitch Robinson, Dylan Roberton and Joel Hamling among those who have found success at new clubs after being delisted.

The opening window will commence on November 1 and will run for one week, with the period open again from 9:00am-5:00pm (AEDT) two days later. The period will again recommence at the completion of the National Draft on November 21.

While players who did not have a contract for the 2023 season are able to be recruited via delisted free agency, there are a number of recently culled candidates that could earn a reprieve at a new club this off-season.

We've looked at some of the players who might be worth a look as a cheaper acquisition for clubs to consider.

3. Trey Ruscoe

The departed Magpie managed 18 games over four seasons in the black and white - a spell that included roles at either end of the field for Collingwood.

Ruscoe burst onto the scene in 2020 with four scoring shots on debut in a win over Sydney before booting multiple majors in two of his next three games in what would be a short maiden campaign under then-coach Nathan Buckley.

Ruscoe would show some further signs the following year as the Magpies struggled to contend, with a move to defence eventually on the cards for the Western Australian.

The switch was fruitful, with the 21-year-old recording at least 20 disposals in three straight games before the end of the season. Under new coach Craig McRae, Ruscoe would appear in just five matches across a two-year period, with the best game of his career arguably coming in his sole appearance of 2023  - Anzac Day.

Ruscoe would put forward some pivotal pieces of play in the thrilling comeback win to potentially retain his spot on the senior side, only for the back flanker to again fall out of selection.

With upside and versatility on his side, Ruscoe could be one player who gains interest from other clubs this off-season.