My Team: DT Grand Finals

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  • Do I trade in stokes or riewoldt.

    Which 2 do i play out of Gibbs, Hanley, Mckensie.

    iM thinking Stokes/Gibbs/Hanley


    • I prefer Reiwoldt’s consistency, plus with the majority of Freos key defenders being managed he should have a field day … If Silvangi goes to him expect 150 … Stokes too inconsistent in comparison.

      Also I like McKenzie vs GWS and Hanley should avoid a tag ve Geelong. Who knows what role Mick has for Gibbs this week, send him to the pine :)

  • Going YOLO playing Neale and benching K.Jack

  • Is anyone bringing in libba??
    Was going to trade Stanton out to someone like Scooter, Montagna or Libba?
    It’s doing my head in….

    • Stick with Scooter IMO Libbas recent form isnt that Great

    • Def Libba he kills Melbourne he will get a 125-150 and scooter will get a 110-125 SO LIBBA

    • Brought him in last week … still happy with the decision despite a lower than projected last week.

  • Trade K.Jack to Beams or Griffen, or JJKennedy to Stokes?

  • JJK to Stokes

  • Play watson, JPK, OR lids pick 2

  • need help to make 2 trades:
    Def: BJ, Hibberd, Enright, Ellis, Gibbs, Terlich (Staker, Wilson)
    Mid: Swan, Pendles, Ablett, Jelwood, Barlow, Jack, Watson, Cotchin (Priddis, Hunter)
    Ruc: Goldy, Minson
    Fwd: Rockliff, Cloke, Cox, Stevie J, JJKennedy, Monfries (Caff, Oxley)
    Opposition uniques: [DPearce, Burgoyne, TMckenzie] [Leuey, ZClarke*] [Griffen, Sitchell, O’Meara, Lids] [NRoo, BHarvey, Stokes, Dusty]

    1) Which unique(s) to nullify? Looking to trade out JJK, Monfries, Jack??
    2) Any good PODs to consider this week?

    Thanks heaps.

  • Traded JJK to Stevie J now i need to trade someone to find 2k to get stevie j.
    Backs: Goddard,Hibberd,O’Brien,Gibbs,Ellis,Malceski (Clisby,Oxley
    Mids: Swan,Pendlebury,Barlow,Montagna,J.Selwood,Ablett,Watson,Cotchin (M.Murphy,Redfern)
    Rucks: Cox,Goldstein (Hall,Currie)
    Forwards: Stevie J,Rockliff,N.Riewoldt,Stokes,Martin,Bartel (B.Kennedy,Michie)

    Please help on who to trade, Remembering you need to take 2 grand off whoever i trade. Thanks!!

  • Def: Goddard, Harry O, Scotland, Ellis, Gibbs, Terlich(Heppell, Staker)
    Mid: Swan, Pendles, Gaz, Beams, Barlow, Watson, Priddis, ROK(Colquhuon, Hunter)
    Ruck: Cox, Minson(Nicholls, Gundy)
    Fwd: StevieJ, Rocky, NRoo, Dusty, Bartel, Hansen(JJK, Oxley)

    Cash: 177,700

    Pretty much set on trading out Heppell and ROK but to who.
    Thinking of Jelwood and any defender under 400k
    Enright and any midfielder besides Jelwood.
    Any other ideas?

  • Fyfe to Jelwood
    JJK to Pavlich


    Fyfe to Montagna (or Scooter Selwood)
    JJK to Stokes

  • Lobbe or minson (like lobbe last 3/5 average)? And Griffen libba or selwood??

  • NEED HELP!! Stokes or Reiwoldt???
    And whats peoples thoughts on H.Shaw?? I dont have much cash so Shaw looks like the best option under 390k!!!
    Please help will be much appreciated

    • I personally like Riewoldt because of his consistency.
      Instead of Shaw you could go for Stanley. 106 and 109 in last two and up against GWS.

      • Thanks for your help, My opposition has Reiwoldt so i have been looking towards him, but a risk with stokes might win it because hes projected to outscore me by 30 either risk or play it safe… Yea Stanley looks good havnt really payed much attention to him before will look into it!

      • Stokes and Stanley

  • Any recommendations??

    Back: Goddard Gibbs McKenzie Enright Heppell Malceski (Clisby Wright)
    Mid: Ablett Swan Pendlebury Barlow Griffen Stanton Priddis Crouch (Mayes Hunter)
    Ruck: Goldstein Minson (Grundy Naismaith)
    Forward: Rockliff Johnson Bartel Martin Cloke JJK (Neade Lee)

    I was thinking of trading heppell to shaw or harbrow and upgrade stanton to liberatore… Im not 100% sure so if anyone could give me any tips or suggestions that would be great.

    And who is the best defender under 362k heath shaw, birchall, grimes, harbrow, taylor duffield, burgoyne, dixon???

    • Probably Shaw

    • And I think getting rid of JJK is more important than Stanton

    • I reckon Heppell –> Shaw or Harry O/Danny Stanley if you need a point of difference

      Agree with Devo that upgrading JJK is probably a more pressing matter as your midfield is pretty good. So maybe look at going JJK –> Stokes or N.Reiwoldt if you can afford.

  • Who is the best option for jjk apart from stokes I can’t afford him?

  • Who Should I play out of these three?


    Only 1

    • Wow neither really .

      Definitely not Staker v Geelong, Ibbo back from injury away from home is pretty worrying, Burgoyne against Swans at ANZ also a bit iffy.

      I think I’d go with Burgoyne, Ibbo could be the sub or something stupid!

      • Hmm, I agree. 50/50 on Burgoyne or Ibbo for me.

        Ibbo usually loves Patersons but doesn’t travel too well.

  • Back: Goddard Gibbs Enright Harry O Ellis Grimes (Heppell Clisby)
    Mid: Ablett Swan Pendlebury Jelwood Barlow Griffen Priddis Fyfe (Murphy Graham)
    Ruck: Cox Roughead (Gawn McBean)
    Forward: Rockliff Johnson Bartel Martin Cloke Buddy (JJK Staker)

    Cash $164,200

    Ok so Fyfe and Heppel is who I should replace and bench Grimes, but for who? Libba/Scooter & maybe Bob Murphy/Hibberd not a big fan on any those really..

    I’m also toying with swapping to Minson and playing Roughead over Buddy, but I don’t think that will have a hughe benefit on my score. 3/4 of my opponets have Buddy btw, and 3/4 have Roughy also.

    • id go heppell to bob murphy and fyfe to libba or beames, youll still have heaps of cash but thats what youve gotta do.

      Can u please answer mine above
      thanks :D

  • Back: Goddard Gibbs Scotland Ellis Hanley O’Brien (Terlich, Clisby)
    Mid: Ablett, Swan, Pendlebury, Beams, Barlow, Griffen, Jack, Watson (Cotchin, O’Rourke)
    Ruck: Cox Minson (Grundy, Osborn)
    Fwd: Johnson Rockliff Riewoldt Cloke Martin Bartel (JJK, B.Kennedy)

    Cash: $1,200

    Wanted to get Stokes but I like my forward line as is.
    Thinking of Terlich to Enright, shifting Hanley to the pine, and Cotchin to JPK/mid under $420K….thoughts?

  • DEF – Gibbs, God, Eski, Scotland, Ellis, O’brien (Staker, Clisby)

    $93k in the kitty

    Should I trade Eski or Scotland and to who??

    already traded JJK to Stokes. Or should I go NRoo???

    • I would go JJK to NRoo and Eski to Shaw. Scotland looks like he could score well if not injured.

    • Just noticed you have heaps of cash left. Maybe go Butler or Mackie?

  • Ball > JPK
    Fyfe > Liberatore

    Stuck with JJK and Grimes on the field (was planning on Ball > Dusty and JJK > Pav).

    Massive #yolo trades! Criticism or options?

    I like Masten too but only have 890k to spend on two MIDs!

    • Libba a great option IMO this week and JPK does seem to love sticking it to the Hawks. Good trades

  • Hey Guys,

    So I’m in the GF, and up for grabs is bragging rights and about 10 cartons. I just need some advice on my trades. My team is as follows:
    Def- Goddard, Enright, Hanley, Gibbs, T Mckenzie, Harry O (clisby, colquhoun)
    Mid- Swan, Ablett, Pendles, K Jack, Barlow, Griffen, Montagna, Jelwood (grigg, Mckenzie)
    Ruck- Cox, Minson (Grundy, currie)
    Fwd- StevieJ, Lewis, Cloke, Bartel, Martin, Rockliff (tlee, Dwyer)

    I was thinking Kjack to beams and Mckenzie to Ellis.

    • Watson should be a safe 110+ against Richmond IMO so maybe look at him? Also Danny Stanley from Gold Coast is coming off of 109 and 106 so could be a good option in defence.

      • +1 Danny Stanley is a good option. If you can afford Beamer go for it but yes Watson is good too.

  • Who to play out of: Cotchin. Montagna, K Jack and Watson?

  • Do I play jack or cotchin

  • Hi guys need some advice on trades for the GF this week –

    DEF: Goddard, Gibbs, Enright, Malceski, Terlich, R. Murphy (B.Wilson, N.Blee)
    MID: Swan, J.Selwood, Pendlebury, Ablett, Barlow, Griffen, Jack, S.Mitchell (Priddis, A.Carter).
    RUC: Cox, Minson (Grundy, Blicavs)
    FWD: N.Riewoldt, Stevie J, Dusty, Rockliff, Bartel, J.Kennedy (Macaffer, Staker)

    $413,100 in bank.

    I’ve got plenty in the bank so was thinking of maybe making a change in defence and maybe going
    Terlich –> Harry O or Ellis or Danny Stanley

    Kieran Jack hasn’t been too good or late so maybe Jack –> Jobe Watson OR Beams

    OR make a change in the forward line – J.Kennedy hasn’t been great so maybe

    J.Kennedy –> Stokes OR Cloke

    What does everyone think? Any help/advice would be greatly appreciated.

    • id go macaffer or staker to stokes and use JJK as a F7 and Wilson or blee to ellis or hibberd or if you want a better mid go sam mitchell to beames or libba.

      I hope my advice helped and you win the Grand Final.
      And would you be able to answer my questions above, thanks

  • who to trade stanton or crouch

  • DEF: goddard, enright, hanley, gibbs, o’brien, ellis (heppel, wilson)

    MID: swan, pendlebury, ablett, barlow, griffen, stanton, priddis, beams (mitchell, hunter)

    RUCK: cox, minson (grundy, osborn)

    FWD: riewoldt, rockliff, martin, stokes, bartel, johnson (kennedy, oxley)

    460k in the kitty so no issues with cash.

    Was thinking of going Heppell to someone and bench gibbs maybe?


    Mitchell to a premo mid and bench stanton maybe? (even though killed the tigers last time he has average recent form and now dons have nothing to play for).

    Thoughts about who to trade to or any other ideas would be greatly appreciated though!

    • +1 looks good to me

      Defender trades I’d look at Bob Murphy. His 49 last week stunk but he’ll smash Melbourne this week. Bachar Houli is another one coming off his 110 last week. Danny Stanley though is probably the pick as a good POD too.

      MIDS – Sidebottom is in good form and has scored well in his last 3 vs North. leaves you with 4 pies in your mid though. Surely gotta get Jelwood in though.

  • Griffen vs Masten?

  • My team:

    DEF: Goddard, O’Brien, Ellis, Gibbs, Duffield, McKenzie (J.Webster, N.Blee)

    MIDS: G.Ablett, D.Swan, Pendles, M.Barlow, T.Cotchin, N.Fyfe, K.Jack, D.Beams (T.Mitchell, M.Arnot)

    RUCKS: D.Cox, W.Minson (B.Grundy, D.Currie)

    FWDS: S.Johnson, J.Kennedy, J.Bartel, Martin, C.Mayne, Rockliff, (B.Staker, A.Oxley)

    $176,100 in the bank

    In 1 Grand Final this week, The team im versing is pretty similar to mine.

    Thinking of trading Fyfe to Joel Selwood..

    Thoughts on my second trade?? Could i trade one of K.Jack or T.Cotchin?? They have Trent Cotchin but not K.Jack. also has montagna.

    Could i trade in my defence? i think thats where we arent as similar, only 2 players in common. Their defence: Goddard, Hibberd, Malceski, Hanley, Gibbs, Shaw, Birchall and Oxley.

    Thoughts on my team overall and trades i could make??

  • Upgrade T Mac and Do the Fyfe to Joel

  • Should i go JPK-Stokes or Stanton to Scooter?

  • Do i go JJK to minson via roughhead dpp, and then cotchin to beams, or leave cotchin and then go roughead to stokes?

    • I have a similar decision, am going Kreuzer to Minson, and JJK to Cloke or Walker, leaving Cotchin at this stage. I don’t reckon its worth chasing Beams as they may have 1 eye on next week with him, and Cotchin is unlikely to be tagged with Hocking out.

  • personally i would go someone like a pavlich against the saints,
    one thing that does worry be is cotchins vest last week and could also be managed for next week

    • He was interviewed after the game last week, seemed pretty unhappy about being subbed, said no injury just an opportunity for a rest before finals. Surely they’ll want to get a full game into him before finals?

  • My team (without trades):
    DEF: Goddard, Enright, Hanley, O’Brien, Gibbs, Ellis (Grimes, Frost)
    MID: Swan, Pendles, Ablett, Barlow, Griffen, K.Jack, Stanton, Cotchin (Bartel, Hrovat)
    RUC: Cox, Minson (Grundy, Naismith)
    FOR: Riewoldt, Martin, Rockliff, Cloke, Stokes, S.Johnson (Staker, Lee)
    CASH: $26,700

    Opponent (without trades):
    DEF: Goddard, Enright, Malceski, M.Johnson, Gibbs, Laird (Docherty, Colquhoun)
    MID: Swan, Pendles, Ablett, Barlow, Griffen, K.Jack, J.Selwood, Priddis (B.McKenzie, B.Jack)
    RUC: Cox, Kruezer (Grundy, Currie)
    FOR: Riewoldt, Martin, Rockliff, Roughead, A.Walker, S.Johnson (Rowe, Daniher)

    What do you reckon I should do? Cheers

    • stanton to selwood or bartel to selwood leaving stanton on bench, something id definitely look at to match selwoods great scoring form and ability to go big, then maybe another upgrade in the mid to a POD who is likely to score well

  • Def : Goddard, Hibberd, Enright, Gibbs, Ellis, Duffield (Malceski, Clisby)

    Mid : Swan, Pendlebury, Ablett, Selwood, Barlow, Sidebottom, Griffin, Cotchin (M.Murphy, K. Martin)

    Ruc : Minson, Roughead (Hall, Mc Bean)

    Fwd : Reiwoldt, Rockliff, Martin, Cox, Stokes, Johnson (JJK, Staker)

    Cash : $213,900

    Thinking about
    Cotchin -> Beams
    Hibberd -> Harry O

    Or should I back Cotchin in and go with Roughead to Bartel? Or another forward?

    Any other suggested trades?

    Cheers guys

  • I have 1 trade left for 2013 … Thanks to Vardy being managed, I’ve got no bench cover for Rucks (Cox and Minson playing) … I could bring in Grundy for cover …


    I still have Heppell on pine in Defense (Blayne Wilson Emergency) … should I trade him to bolster defense which is currently;
    Goddard, Enright, Gibbs, Scotland, Hanley, McKensie … Maybe Pearce? Gibbs to D7?

    Suggestions greatly appreciated