Greater Western Sydney has company in the Jaeger O’Meara chase.
News Corp can reveal Fremantle is also interested in trading for the star Hawthorn midfielder, who hails from Western Australia.
O’Meara still has a season to run on a lucrative four-year deal he signed in 2019.
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The Hawks have a major decision to make on the 28-year-old, given they already traded Jack Gunston to Brisbane on Tuesday and are tipped to send Tom Mitchell to Collingwood.
Captain Ben McEvoy and fellow premiership hero Liam Shiels retired at season’s end, while experienced pair Kyle Hartigan and Tom Phillips were delisted.
The Giants have a suite of appealing picks to offer Hawthorn, including No.19 in this year’s draft, and one of O’Meara’s closest friends, Stephen Coniglio, is a co-captain at the club.
They are hunting more midfield experience with Tim Taranto already traded to Richmond and Jacob Hopper also headed to the Tigers.
The Dockers don’t have the same selections right now but the Hawks are keen on contracted Fremantle ruckman Lloyd Meek.
The clubs have not been able to agree on Meek’s value to date, with Freo wanting a future second-round pick and Hawthorn’s offer a round later.
Fremantle also has the Western Bulldogs trying to trade for Rory Lobb, with pick 21 – currently in Brisbane’s hands – potentially the selection that could unlock the Lobb deal.