AFL Fantasy open for 2014

nowopenaflfantasyNAB AFL Fantasy is back, bigger and better than ever!

With over $75,000 up for grabs in cash and prizes, there are more games, more features and, for the very first time, you can register, build your team, and play all three games within the FREE app.

NAB AFL Fantasy Classic

The game you know and love returns in 2014 with a new name to reflect its position as the bedrock of your AFL Fantasy experience.

The OFFICIAL AFL Fantasy football experience:

  • New and improved design
  • Player headshots
  • Club logos and emblems
  • Greater AFL Fantasy stats integration and experience
  • More social interaction and user engagement in the game than ever before

Game features, many of them developed exclusively due to YOUR feedback:

  • A flat $10m salary cap – no uneven numbers or strange calculations to budget for when you select your side
  • Variable rookie pricing – if you want Jack Martin, you’ll have to pay a pretty penny for him
  • Unlimited Dual Position Player moves when trading
  • The split Round 1 a chance to test and perfect your team – essentially, you get one free hit before the numbers start to count
  • Two trades per round, starting between Rounds 2 and 3
  • In bye rounds, the ‘best 18’ players score your points
  • Configure your league to your preferred settings

Prizes:

  • Major prize: $25,000 in cash thanks to NAB, a 2015 AFL Silver Membership thanks to AFL Membership and a 12 month AFL Live Pass voucher thanks to Telstra
  • Round prizes: 2015 AFL Silver Memberships thanks to AFL Membership and 12 month AFL Live Pass vouchers thanks to Telstra

All NEW NAB AFL Fantasy Apps

  • Completely redesigned App, optimised for your iPhone or Android smartphone
  • Still FREE to download & play!
  • Full web functionality and support for all the 2014 AFL Fantasy games
  • Register and manage your team from your mobile!

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142 Comments

  • internet explorer????????????? whats that a new browser

  • Yeah seems to be working now :)

  • is there a schools comp?

  • great now i cant leave leagues! it looks like theyve ruined it

  • I was probably only going to play real dream team anyway. This seals the deal.

  • No schools comp. Very disappointing.
    Prizes aren’t spectacular either
    Bring back the T button the bin is just rubbish (boom tish)
    Leagues don’t look great first impression, but will look more detail in it closer to round one.
    Don’t like the bar up the top, liked it at the side.
    Captain and Vice-Captain color doesn’t really stand out.
    The shield! Bring back the personalised shields, the guernsey is just crap.
    On a positive, the new body shot makes it easier to identify players.

    Overall, quite disappointing.

    • Let me get this straight. You wouldnt like the 25k if you won? Thats what i just read there, you would be all like “that money is shit, i dont want it”.

      Id rather the 25k prize pool for that and spreading it out over the other things, lets not put all our eggs in the one basket.

      The Real DT is doing the same thing, they are paying the top 10 teams, seems fair to me.

  • This is bullshit. I have tried all day, no success. Eight other mates in the same boat. Garbage, lift your f@$%ing game!

  • Logged in fine on Google Chrome

    Disappointed somewhat

    Been using Virtual Sports before this, works well and the prices are lower for all my players I wanted in. Not sure if I am sold on this Fantasy site.

  • Virtual Sports Real and SuperCoach will kill this crap. Good bye.

  • click on this link to pre-register:

    http://afldreamteam.virtualsports.com.au/

    ‘i am the REAL dreamteam’

  • Honestly not sure how the price changes are going to work. Would love if someone had an idea on how?

    • Seems they won’t tell us. Seems that “we weren’t told what last year, so we won’t be told this year either”. Perhaps we’ve never been directly told but, nevertheless, the previous model has been virtually in the public domain for yonks. If we want to know the new formulae, we’ll just have to work I out.

    • Jack Martin 270K

      Luke McDonald 240K

      Toby Nankervis 170K

      Lewis Taylor 190K

      What the…

      Madness!!!

      • No kidding! Suddenly one J Martin is no walk up start in my team. Would have to pump out near O’Meara numbers to be worth the bother and despite all the hype, I just can’t see him do that until he puts some more muscle on. I’ll watch him closely over pre-season, but he’d have to do something pretty special at this stage.

  • Don’t think this has been mentioned….

    NO ELIMINATOR

  • Has the look of the AFL, as a whole, all over it!

  • already pre-registered but can’t log in with that same username and password???

  • Finally got home from work.

    Boot up Laptop and im on the website with google chrome. Tried to change password one more time, and i get a message saying “Invalid token”. But theres nowhere or box to enter the token code!! So i try to get the email sent back out to me and its now saying ive got an invalid email.

    What a cluster f**k theyve created…

    Its been a good run, but im off to other FF comps now.

  • Chatting with a couple of mates, deciding dt or fantasy… we have chosen dt for our main league. An the rest of the boys agreee. I organise another league an cant be arsed with running 2 teams so will run that as dt too. Another mate runs 2 seperate leagues… for work an another group of blokes. He cant be bothered with 2 different teams… so both will be dt leagues. Straight up there are 4 leagues of 18 ppl in each that wont be exposed to afl fantasy or the advertising or signing upto assistant coach, that generates their revenue. Spending too much time changing rules to keep everyone happy, yet in the mean time have gone too far and changed the game too much! Thats just from 3 blokes… id hate to image how many other senarios are the exact same situation.

    • yep AFL Fantasy will likely have less than 200,000 teams this year. Ruining it for hardcore dreamteamers. I found it very easy to pick a team in 10 minutes with the $10 million salary cap. I have 100K left with 15 players 400K+, 4 players between 300-400K, big 211 in the ruck and 10 players priced under 180K. You can see with the 2 trades per week, unlimited trades between rounds 1 and 2, they are catering for the casual DT’ers that make up probably 95% of all teams. . I guess from a commercial point of view it makes sense, you want the casual player for the whole year, not just for 10 or 12 rounds to maximise the corporate dollar spend. For a challenge we know where to go for real DT. I guess 5% of serious DT’ers disappearing won’t hurt the official AFL Fantasy game that much

    • I think the further fragmentation of games is a big downer and could well reduce the overall popularity of aussie rules fantasy leagues. As to which game my circle of players adopts for leagues, we will wait and see how the games actually pan out. Surely what we see in this AFL game is little more than a team picker and the serious site is still coming.

  • i’m still trying to work out how to join my league i created. I have picked a full team and saved it. Any tips???

  • i worked it out, if you create a league, have a complete team first

  • so let me get this straight….our round 1 score doesn’t count towards out overall ranking?

  • Mobile app is a joke. Will not let me log in. Even tried to reinstall and still doughnuts.
    JOKE

  • God it’s slow. I’m not even sure if my team was saved last night because it took so long that I just went to bed. It’s a shame I’ve registered because they’ll probably add me to the number of players but there’s no way I’m supporting this crap. Real and supercoach for me. And how tight are the prizes? They can shove their afl tickets up their asses. You’d think they’d at least match what was on offer last year. Some of the players don’t even have photos. Very unimpressed with the site. I can’t get into the app at all. What a disaster. This has turned me right off and I will not be back. Don’t have time for 2 dream teams and so Real DT it is for me. Absolute garbage this fantasy crap. I’ll be telling all my mates not to bother and just go straight to Real DT.

  • Is there a button marked “remove me from the system”, I didn’t see one.

  • I have just emailed the AFL Fantasy and have suggested the following.
    The prizes this year are crap other competitions are offering more cash prizes. I would suggest if you want to remain the No.1 AFL fantasy competition to improve them 5 to 10 times more. Offer a car, a few years ago you had a killer Toyota 4WD.

    • This was what Centrebet were offering last year.

      The prizes available are as follows:

      Weekly First Prize – The winner of each Weekly First Prize will receive $1,500 (one Weekly First Prize will be awarded for each of the 23 Rounds of the AFL season). Total value of Weekly First Prize pool is $34,500.

      Weekly Runner Up Prize – The winners of each Weekly Runner Up Prize will receive $20 (twenty Weekly Runner Up Prizes will be awarded for each of the 23 Rounds of the AFL season). Total value of Weekly Runner Up Prize pool is $9,200.
      Competition Major Prize – The winner of the Competition Major Prize will receive $70,000.
      Competition Runner Up Prize – The winner of the Competition Runner Up Prize will receive $5,000.
      Competition 2nd Runner Up Prize -The winner of the Competition 2nd Runner Up Prize will receive $2,500.
      Fired Up Round Prize – The winner of the Fired Up Round will receive $10,000.

      The total value of all prizes available to be won will be $131,200.

      • This is what SuperCoach are offered last year.
        SuperCoach Grand Prizes
        Finish the 2013 season as Australia’s top SuperCoach and you’ll scoop BOTH the following great prizes.

        $50,000 CASH

        AND

        $5,000
        to the local footy club of your choice.

        PLUS…

        At the completion of the AFL season, the participant whose SuperCoach team has earned the highest number of points for a single round during the entire season will be declared the SuperRound winner and receive a

        Nissan Navara ST-X Dual Cab 4×4 Utility

        (2013 model, 7 speed automatic 3.0 litre V6 Diesel) with non-metallic paint valued at up to $63,444.00 (inc GST) depending upon the winner’s location of residence. The prize includes dealer delivery, 12 months registration, 12 months compulsory third party personal insurance and any other statutory charges and administrative costs. Any and all optional extras will be at the prize winner’s expense. Colour of the prize is subject to availability. This prize does not include comprehensive insurance or any other accessories not specified.

        The Herald Sun Nissan SuperCoach competition is FREE to enter and play. You may only register and enter one team.

        National Schools Competition

        Does your school have the best SuperCoach players in Australia? If you’re a primary or secondary school student in 2013, you’ll be given the option on registration to join your School Group and compete against all of your other schoolmates, as well as representing your school in the SuperCoach National Schools Competition.

        The School that is represented by at least 10 students, and whose SuperCoach players achieve the highest aggregate average score per round for the season (based on the top 80% of scores for each school), will at the end of the season receive

        $10,000 CASH

        AND…

        a 2 hour football clinic with Shane Crawford for a maximum of 30 students (as nominated by the school).

        (National Schools Competition Promotion not available in NSW. Clinic may be conducted by another News Ltd football contributor if the winning school is located outside of Victoria).
        Weekly Prizes

        Each week, the top Herald Sun Nissan SuperCoach will win

        $1,000 CASH

        So even if your team is lagging in the overall rankings or you discovered the competition late, you’ll be in the running for a weekly SuperCoach windfall.

        • Is Warnie in charge of the prizes?

          • We are just providing content.

          • Here is what the new The Real Dreamteam are offering.

            The REAL AFL Dream Team means REAL prizes!

            It may not be delivered in gold bars but there’s $50,000 on the line for the end of season victors in Dream Team AFL this year!

            The Overall Champ takes home $40,000!!!

            2nd place gets $2,000 and 3rd to 10th grab a cool $1,000 each. Plus each weekly winner gets $500!

            Over the weekend we’ll release the prize for the Eliminator Champ and the best scoring DT League also gets some serious cash!

          • It was a joke Warnie. They really have to improve the prizes considering what the others are offering.

          • Mate, stop complaining, the chances of you winning are extremely remote, and should you win, you won’t be complaining about pocketing 40k. However, should you win and not want the prize because it’s not good enough for you, I’d happily accept it on your behalf

          • Totally get that! But there is $75K worth of prizes… just spread differently. The Match Day component is a big part. Over $30K in that. AFL are on the backfoot for salary cap games, but for these quick hit games, they can own that space.

          • It’s not that I will win. It’s just the person who does win should get decent prize for winning the entire competition. The other sites are offering more and some prizes are from the AFL and the cost them isn’t very much. Plus the AFL make money from AFL Fantasy by having assistant coach and most coaches have that. So surely they can front up with better prizes.

          • Who cares about that match day crap? $25k for the main prize is a joke. Its embarrassing. There has never been a major prize that small in super coach or DT in all the years I’ve been playing. What were they thinking?

          • I played the virtualsports epl dt about 5 years ago and came 16th. The main prize was a wii for winning the comp so anything is an upgrade on that for me!

          • The match day style stuff is great fun and fantastic for casual users. Maybe more people will have a crack at stuff like that and then be more keen for games like ‘classic’. As I said in a previous post, whether you agree with it or not, AFL are having a crack with that game – SC has smashed them with their salary cap game. I’m a hardcore and traditional fantasy coach, and I understand disappointment… but have a look and think about what they’re doing. $75K worth of prizes across their ‘fantasy stable’ is up there with all fantasy games on the market.

          • Massive kudos to Pete and the VS team for what they’ve put together. Great for the traditionalists.

          • I also think its amusing that people complain about the prizes. The odds of these jokers or myself winning are so slim it doesnt bare any consideration whatsoever. For a game thats free, that you dont have to PLAY winning ANYTHING is a bonus. If they fronted up with a f**king carwash as the first prize be happy.

  • Can someone please explain to me how leagues work this year? Do we have to join a league or is it automatic like last year. AFL Fantasy so far is just a massive ‘f’ up this year. Might even go to SC.

  • i used to play in a league every yr with the same blokes ,and we would talk each yr through the old coaches box but that’s gone with this new shambles and new passwords etc……but whatever im over it like everyone else and will communicate with everyone on facebook to work out what were doing

    didn’t think the realdreamteam would take over or catch up to fantasy so fast but they will have more players by the time the season starts…and why not its the original game we luv after all…

    what were the fantasy people on about when they said under features!! ..better logos/eblems ?? is there any logos at all or do we a jumper of the team we support…that’s gonna be a joke ,look stupid, and no individuality…im a wafl supporter I follow both wa sides since joing the afl

    but im not some massive eagles fan why is that my ‘logo’ they seriously gotta come up with some beter options that that its gonna look dead set stupid

    the biggest question out of all this mess im left with is WHEN DOES THE REAL DREAMTEAM OPEN ??
    wich shouldn’t be ,we should be happy about both opening not left with questions and dissapoinment
    the worst move of all is gonna be facebook ,the rdt is gonna kill it by word of mouth sooner than the afl thought

    atleast answer some of the questions people are asking…and give logo options!! not afl jumpers!!

      • And how do you do that Warnie?

        • Click on the pic next to your team name. Upload there.

          • The guernsey? It’s not eligible to be clicked on….

          • ill never complain about the prizes ,I agree most of us have little chance of winning,,if I jag a weekly prize id be happy..i play for the fun and against mates……I think its a wicked thing to spread the prizes around instead of one person winning most of it ,so I think that’s a great idea….
            im not good on computers at the best of times so gambling,googling,dreamteam is about it for me…I just used to make the logo at the start of each yr and sometimes chance my team name…….and I couldn’t/cant see where ya can do that ,and didn’t know if that was gone now or vs have got it or what …just like staring filling ya team from the bk line ,ya usually make ya shield first….ill try but if theres not a place to do it I hope they put one in coz I dunno how to upload stuff….Ill play about 5 diff fantasy games and I like having limited trades on one and not on this one…..I was just like everyone and lost a bit yesterday with passwords etc

            when ya know ya password and email is right but its saying its not it gets a bit old after hours of rying to get in

            im a traditionalist but like the draft games and this one that moves the goal posts ,,but don’t like the club jumper as a logo that’s all :)

          • Ah sorry.. I should have been more clear. Right hand corner click the setting cog thing. Then click the image.

  • You have to admit though Warnie that most people are disappointed and upset with the final product of AFL fantasy that has come out and I for one will playing RDT just like everyone else

    • I can see people are upset and disappointed… I would have loved the launch to be much smoother. It deserves better. Now it’s working properly, the product is pretty good. Great features and functions. Real DT will appeal to the purists; the guys who have been playing this game for years. There’s still 6 weeks until the season starts… plenty of time for the dust to settle. Hopefully the Classic game is something you’ll play too, along with Elite and Match Day.

      • Its ok we all know they will still create a team and trade there asses off. They just may not tell their mates about it. Why is it one or the other? Im confused, why not both? All up i will be in about 5-7 fantasy comps this year, each one different on their own way. If you consider yourself a fantasy guru you would change and adapt to each format.

  • Reading all these comments. It laughable the reasons people don’t like the new AFL “classic”. It was only a few years ago we had two comps to choose from which where extremely similar.
    For me I’m enjoying the change of scenery of the fantasy football.
    Also it’s great to see the DT talk boys get reward for there passion for the fantasy football. Keep it up fellas

  • Format/Layout seems very simple this year, Not to mention they have had plenty of time to get it working yet I try to use some of the features that then say “Coming Soon” Along with half my team have no pictures which makes it look like something you have thrown together overnight…

    Disappointed overall 4/10

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  • I can seem to be able to register? I fill in the details and click register. But nothing happens and I can’t login…..

  • tommyknocker ya going to have to make a knew password ,ya wont get in with the old one ,just say ya lost it and make anotherone ,I think it needs 1 cap letter and a number in it

  • I got in by unsung the lost password link and then entered my old password as the new one – and it didn’t need caps.

  • Anybody know where I can find fantasy points conceded per game for each club? I cbf adding it all up myself, can only find points SCORED

    • If you had week-by-week figures then if you put them against last year’s fixture you could work it out but, for fantasy football purposes, does it help much? If you are looking for things like how one team playing another causes lower points for one them, I think that there’s a selection in the new prospectus that looks at such things. Perhaps you could drop Champion Data a line and see if they can help you.

  • If you had week-by-week figures then if you put them against last year’s fixture you could work it out but, for fantasy football purposes, does it help much? If you are looking for things like how one team playing another causes lower points for one them, I think that there’s a selection in the new prospectus that looks at such things. Perhaps you could drop Champion Data a line and see if they can help you.

  • warnie it says some settings you can change such as turning bye rounds off and choose how many times u play each other etc but you need the subscription i bought that but i can only change how many people i have in my league can you help me with that ?

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