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Collingwood deal with fallout as members erupt over trades – The Age

Collingwood went into damage control on Friday as Magpie supporters expressed their outrage at the decisions to trade Adam Treloar and Jaidyn Stephenson.



Walsh said suggestions the trades were made purely to ease pressure on the salary cap were exaggerated but conceded Collingwood fans were entitled to question whether the return they got at the trade table for the players that left was adequate after the Magpies were left with picks 14 and 16 (which they already had) and an extra second-round pick in 2021.
“We’re answerable to our board and to our CEO but we are also answerable to our members and supporters,” Walsh said.
“I understand the immediate…

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