North Melbourne have reportedly submitted an official offer to the Western Bulldogs for Shaun Higgins.
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North Melbourne have lodged an official offer for free agent Shaun Higgins, according to AFL.com.au.
The Western Bulldogs now have 72 hours to match the Kangaroos’ offer, however it is unlikely that the club will stand in Higgins’ way.
However, if the Bulldogs do match the Kangaroos’ offer, Higgins would have to find a new club via the draft.
North Melbourne have been the busiest of all clubs on the opening day of the free agency period, having already announced the signing of key forward Jarrad Waite from Carlton.
Carlton, Geelong and Greater Western Sydney have all been linked to Higgins over the past two months, however the Blues pulled out of the race for the 25-year-old last week.
Higgins was selected at pick no.11 at in 2005 National Draft and played 129 games for the Bulldogs, kicking 128 goals.
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