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Palmer joins Carlton

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Carlton has signed Rhys Palmer from Greater Western Sydney on the final day of the AFL trade period.

Palmer, 27, became a Blue in exchange for pick 135, joining former Giant teammates Caleb Marchbank and Jarrod Pickett, who also arrived at Carlton on Thursday.

A 2008 Rising Star winner, Palmer has played 122 AFL games for Fremantle and GWS.

Rhys Palmer Stats

Age: 27
Height: 181cm
Weight: 83kg
Recruited: East Fremantle (WA)/Fremantle/GWS
Draft history: Selected at pick No. 7 by Fremantle in the 2007 national draft
Position: Midfielder
AFL debut: Round 2, 2008 v Hawthorn
AFL games: 122
AFL goals: 95