Finals Week 1 – Match Day Preview

 

For every finals game this September, up to the Grand Final, there is $1000 and an AFL Live Pass up for grabs in the quickest and easiest game to play, AFL Fantasy Match Day. Pick your team of seven players for each game of the weekend for your chance to win. There is $3000 to be won in the Grand Final on that last Saturday in September.

JOIN OUR MATCH DAY FINALS LEAGUE. CODE: LSLM2427

Here are some things to help you get organised for the games this week. Discuss your teams and strategy in the comments.

 

HAWTHORN v GEELONG, MCG

LOCKOUT: 7:50pm AEST, Friday 5 September.

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LAST TIME THEY MET: Rd 22, 2014, MCG

  1. Mitch Duncan 116
  2. Jordan Lewis 108
  3. Andrew Mackie 103
  4. Mathew Stokes 102
  5. Josh Gibson 101
  6. Sam Mitchell 95
  7. Grant Birchall 91
  8. Will Langford 90
  9. Corey Enright 90
  10. Joel Selwood 87

LAST 5 AVERAGE: Hawks / Cats

TEAM SELECTION

HAWTHORN:

B: Josh Gibson, Brian Lake, Ben Stratton
HB: Sam Mitchell, Grant Birchall, Will Langford
C: Bradley Hill, Luke Hodge, Isaac Smith
HF: Luke Breust, Matt Spangher, Jordan Lewis
F: Paul Puopolo, Jarryd Roughead, Jack Gunston
FOLL: David Hale, Liam Shiels, Shaun Burgoyne
I/C: Taylor Duryea, Jonathon Ceglar, Brad Sewell, Jonathan Simpkin
EMG: Billy Hartung, Ben McEvoy, Angus Litherland

IN: Ben Stratton, Bradley Hill, Luke Hodge
OUT: Ryan Schoenmakers (omitted), Billy Hartung (omitted), Angus Litherland (omitted)

GEELONG:

B: Harry Taylor, Tom Lonergan, Jared Rivers
HB: Andrew Mackie, Corey Enright, Mitch Duncan
C: Cameron Guthrie, Joel Selwood, Jimmy Bartel
HF: Steven Motlop, Mark Blicavs, Jordan Murdoch
F: Steve Johnson, Tom Hawkins, Mathew Stokes
FOLL: Hamish McIntosh, Josh Caddy, James Kelly
I/C: George Horlin-Smith, Jackson Thurlow, Travis Varcoe, Josh Walker
EMG: Mitch Brown, Lincoln McCarthy, Brad Hartman

IN: Steven Motlop, Steve Johnson, Hamish McIntosh
OUT: Billie Smedts (omitted), Lincoln McCarthy (omitted), Mitch Brown (omitted)

 

SYDNEY SWANS v FREMANTLE, ANZ Stadium

LOCKOUT: 2:45pm AEST, Saturday 6 September.

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LAST TIME THEY MET: Rd 5, 2014, SCG

  1. Ben McGlynn 153
  2. Josh Kennedy 123
  3. David Mundy 121
  4. Nathan Fyfe 114
  5. Dan Hannebery 112
  6. Matthew Pavlich 112
  7. Lance Franklin 110
  8. Rhyce Shaw 107
  9. Jarrad McVeigh 104
  10. Kieren Jack 98

LAST 5 AVERAGE: Swans / Dockers

TEAM SELECTION

SYDNEY SWANS:

B: Nick Smith, Ted Richards, Dane Rampe
HB: Nick Malceski, Heath Grundy, Rhyce Shaw
C: Dan Hannebery, Josh Kennedy, Gary Rohan
HF: Lewis Jetta, Lance Franklin, Jarrad McVeigh
F: Adam Goodes, Kurt Tippett, Harry Cunningham
FOLL: Mike Pyke, Kieren Jack, Luke Parker
I/C: Craig Bird, Jake Lloyd, Ben McGlynn, Sam Reid
EMG: Jeremy Laidler, Tom Mitchell, Dean Towers

IN: Josh Kennedy, Lance Franklin, Mike Pyke, Craig Bird, Ben McGlynn
OUT: Shane Biggs (omitted), Dean Towers (omitted), Tom Mitchell (omitted), Sam Naismith (omitted), Zak Jones (omitted)

FREMANTLE

B: Lee Spurr, Zac Dawson, Paul Duffield
HB: Danyle Pearce, Alex Silvagni, Tendai Mzungu
C: Cameron Sutcliffe, Ryan Crowley, Stephen Hill
HF: Matt Taberner, Chris Mayne, Hayden Ballantyne
F: Michael Walters, Matthew Pavlich, Zac Clarke
FOLL: Aaron Sandilands, David Mundy, Nat Fyfe
I/C: Jonathon Griffin, Garrick Ibbotson, Michael Barlow, Lachie Neale
EMG: Matt de Boer, Hayden Crozier, Alex Pearce

IN: Alex Silvagni, Nat Fyfe, Jonathon Griffin
OUT: Michael Johnson (back), Hayden Crozier (omitted), Nick Suban (ankle)

 

NORTH MELBOURNE v ESSENDON, MCG

LOCKOUT: 7:15pm AEST, Saturday 6 September.

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LAST TIME THEY MET: Rd 1, 2014, Etihad Stadium

  1. Jobe Watson 153
  2. Dyson Heppell 150
  3. Cale Hooker 125
  4. Brendon Goddard 119
  5. Jackson Merrett 111
  6. Ben Howlett 107
  7. Paul Chapman 106
  8. David Myers 103
  9. David Zaharakis 100
  10. Aaron Mullett 97

LAST 5 AVERAGE: Kangaroos / Bombers

TEAM SELECTION

NORTH MELBOURNE:

B: Luke McDonald, Scott D. Thompson, Michael Firrito
HB: Sam Gibson, Nathan Grima, Shaun Atley
C: Nick Dal Santo, Andrew Swallow, Ryan Bastinac
HF: Levi Greenwood, Ben Brown, Daniel Wells
F: Lindsay Thomas, Drew Petrie, Aaron Black
FOLL: Todd Goldstein, Ben Cunnington, Jack Ziebell
I/C: Ben Jacobs, Sam Wright, Jamie Macmillan, Kayne Turner
EMG: Trent Dumont, Mason Wood, Aaron Mullett

IN: Luke McDonald, Michael Firrito, Levi Greenwood, Lindsay Thomas, Todd Goldstein
OUT: Lachlan Hansen (hip), Daniel Currie (omitted), Aaron Mullett (omitted), Mason Wood (omitted), Leigh Adams (concussion)

ESSENDON:

B: Mark Baguley, Cale Hooker, Courtenay Dempsey
HB: Jason Winderlich, Michael Hurley, Michael Hibberd
C: Brendon Goddard, Jobe Watson, Dyson Heppell
HF: Paul Chapman, Joe Daniher, Brent Stanton
F: David Zaharakis, Tom Bellchambers, Zach Merrett
FOLL: Patrick Ryder, David Myers, Heath Hocking
I/C: Ariel Steinberg, Martin Gleeson, Ben Howlett, Travis Colyer
EMG: Patrick Ambrose, Jackson Merrett, Cory Dell’Olio

IN: David Myers, Ariel Steinberg
OUT: Patrick Ambrose (omitted), Orazio Fantasia (omitted)

 

PORT ADELAIDE v RICHMOND, Adelaide Oval

LOCKOUT: 2:50pm ACST, Sunday 7 September

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LAST TIME THEY MET: Rd 17, 2014, Etihad Stadium

  1. Travis Boak 132
  2. Ricky Petterd 122
  3. Matthew Lobbe 113
  4. Kane Cornes 104
  5. Trent Cotchin 100
  6. Jack Riewoldt 99
  7. Bachar Houli 97
  8. Brett Deledio 96
  9. Ivan Maric 95
  10. Anthony Miles 95

LAST 5 AVERAGE: Power / Tigers

TEAM SELECTION

PORT ADELAIDE:

B: Jackson Trengove, Alipate Carlile, Tom Jonas
HB: Matthew Broadbent, Jack Hombsch, Jasper Pittard
C: Kane Cornes, Ollie Wines, Hamish Hartlett
HF: Robbie Gray, Justin Westhoff, Angus Monfries
F: Jake Neade, Jay Schulz, Chad Wingard
FOLL: Matthew Lobbe, Travis Boak, Brad Ebert
I/C: Andrew Moore, Jarman Impey, Jared Polec, Matt White, Cam O’Shea, Benjamin Newton, Kane Mitchell

IN: Cam O’Shea, Benjamin Newton, Kane Mitchell
OUT: –

RICHMOND:

B: Chris Newman, Alex Rance, Dylan Grimes
HB: Bachar Houli, Troy Chaplin, Steven Morris
C: Nick Vlastuin, Trent Cotchin, Anthony Miles
HF: Nathan Gordon, Ben Griffiths, Brett Deledio
F: Shane Edwards, Jack Riewoldt, Dustin Martin
FOLL: Ivan Maric, Brandon Ellis, Shaun Grigg
I/C: Nathan Foley, Jake Batchelor, Ricky Petterd, Reece Conca, Matt Dea, Sam Lloyd, Daniel Jackson

IN: Matt Dea, Sam Lloyd, Daniel Jackson
OUT: –

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6 Comments

  • Gday guys, anyone else having issues joining leagues for finals matchday? The codes are created and once entered i have been placed in a premiership league.My friends and I have made countless leagues and only the guys with the android app can join.Anyone else experiencing similar issues?cheers for the post too warnie.much appreciated

  • Ok will do mate, thanks again and for your efforts throughout the year,must be an arduous and draining task at times.Great work!

    • Thanks mate… it can be draining! Nice now to put the feet up and not worry about too many numbers over the finals. Go Bombers!

  • RDT Finals league codes: 673426. 976566. 708644. 425512. 518021. Good Luck, and thanks to the Traders & all the DT Talk contributors its been Great,

    • Thanks mate! Sorry – can’t be arsed with RDT finals… no prizes. Just chucking in my Finals Match Day teams. That will do me!