Premos rule, rookies suck – Rd 1 Fantasy Review

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  • Fooz

    Team Name: tempus fugit
    Round 1 Scores: 2146 AF = 7120th ish, 2195 RDT
    League Results: L haven’t checked all of them yet
    Studs: laird, premos, witts nank
    Duds: rookies
    On the Chopping Block: all rookies
    Vent/Brag/Whatever. Played Warnie. Better than I expected.

  • whens lockout lifting?

  • 2197 was good,
    Danger(C), Treloar, titch, Merrett, Adams, Watson, miller, ZAK and tuohy

    Duds are Taranto, (willing to give another chance) Mills,- not sure on and O’meara was just garbage.

    Block: Probs JOM or MIlls and Hannan may join my team for a f**kwit like Eddy


  • Team Name: ICantThinkOfAName
    Round 1 Scores: 2170
    League Results: raining double ewes nahmsayin’
    Studs: as most; T. Adams, Laird, Danger, Rocky, Treloar, Titch, Stef + Beams, Macrae, Hoskin-Elliot, hell even Dahlhaus can get some lovin’ here.
    Duds: again, as most; every rookie outside of WHE + Marchbank
    I ain’t even mad: Hampton (66) – beats 17 / O’Meara (65) – two years out gon’ hinder a brother more than help. he’ll get better
    On the Chopping Block: depends of selections for round 2
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Roo injury needs to be sorted, was looking forward to owning him, can go to anyone, just have no idea who.

  • Team Name:AnelDreamz
    Round 1 Scores:2165
    League Results:All wins
    Studs:Adams,Laird, Z.Jones, danger, trelor, TITCH, Fyfe, Gaff, Beams, Gawn, franklin, daul, Steele,
    Duds: rookies, especially eddy and picket on field.
    On the Chopping Block:Swallow. Unnamed rookies.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: eddy and picket on field for a combined 47 when I had butler and Houston on bench. Swallow gave me a 56 through Barrett. Really happy with gaff and z.jones.

  • Team Name: Mitch’s All Stars
    Round 1 Scores: 2173
    League Results: W W
    Studs: Adams, Laird, DUSTY (with loophole), Heppell, Rocky…
    Duds: Pickett, O’Meara, McCarthy,
    On the Chopping Block: All of my Duds lol
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Picking up dusty due to richmond having the first 2 thursday night games could be my greatest move yet

  • Team Name: The Mammajam

    Round 1 Scores: 2222
League Results: W W

    Studs:Adams Gaff Laird
Duds: Eddy Taranto

    On the Chopping Block: Riewoldt

    Vent/Brag/Whatever: What to do with Riewoldt…

  • Team Name:Footy Smart
    Round 1 Scores:2036
    League Results:L
    Studs:Adams, Laird,
    Duds:Toby Greene, Vardy, Eddy
    On the Chopping Block: Greene
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Yeah yeah no good

    • You are crazy if you are thinking of trading him out after 1 game.

      If this is the case, then why did you pick him in the first place?
      Do you expect 100 plus every week? It doesn’t work like that.

      Will be a top 8 forward at years end (barring injury and suspension)

  • Team Name: Jimbles
    Round 1 Scores:2102
    League Results: 1 loss, other leagues not started
    Studs: Adams, Laird!!, Treloar, Hall, Fyfe, WHE
    Duds: Otten, JOM, Barrett (kinda), Taranto
    On the Chopping Block: Taranto

    If I rage traded Taranto to Hannan (or Butler tbh) it would then leave me enough $$$ to trade Parker up to Dangerfield. Wise or rash – thoughts??


    • Team Name: Uka Uka
      Round 1 Scores: 2048
      League Results: N/A
      Studs: Adams, Laird, Dangerfield, Rockliff, Fyfe, Macrae
      Duds: Pickett and Beddy
      On the Chopping Block: Pickett was chopped within minutes (will never forgive)

      What’s everyone doing with D. Swallow?

  • Should I get Gawn (via Nank dpp) or Macrae for Riewoldt?

  • Which premo defender should I bring in for Saint Nick? Can afford anyone, already have Tadams and Laird

  • What’s the best fwd option to bring in for roo. Already have macrae and Dahl

    • Isaac Smith, or you could take a chance with Kennedy. Inconsistent (reliant on bags of goals) but a high ceiling

  • This is how bad our cash cows were: Jake Barrett scored 56; this was the 4th best score among the league’s sub-$200k players.

    I had 6 players who didn’t get to 40 and another 5 who didn’t get to 60 (and this doesn’t include Cameron at R4). I only have $20k in the bank, so I have to trade out D. Swallow to generate enough cash to allow me to get Butler for Eddy. I’m proud to say that, with all of this, I still scored 2097.

    • Similar story. gotta get rid of reiwoldt. swapped jobe for swallow at lockout…. painful..

  • Worth downgrading parfitt to 150k on field to upgrade Fyfe to titch?

  • Fyfe got 110, he is a gun, surely you will have other issues you can use your 2 trades on when teams are named?

    • Well all my rooks were ass but the ones that did any good are too expensive to get in so thinking of getting rid of parfitt to get some money as it looks like he will score like a 150k player anyway

    • Id be keeping Fyfe and look for other ways to get Titch

    • I don’t mind the idea of Parfitt. Questionable job security.

      I don’t agree with the idea of trading Fyfe to Mitchell.

      I have Fyfe in my team and have no intention of trading him anytime soon (unless injured or suspended).

  • Team Name: ^^^^^^^^^^
    Round 1 Scores: 2160 AF 2148 RDT
    League Results: Beat some rookie coach in A/F :)
    Studs: Adams
    Duds: Greene/Taranto
    On the Chopping Block: Taranto
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: The RDT leagues I created and filled via DTTalk are sitting First, Third and Seventh OVERALL so well done everyone!

    Good Luck

    • FevsBingles

      Hmmm, I’d almost be prepared to keep Taranto for another week mate, up to you though.

    • Thanks The Chosen Won.

      Your comments made me look it up, as I had joined one of your leagues.

      The highest score team in the 1st ranked league is quite an achievement, let’s hope it can continue.

      My 2277 in RDT is hopefully not a flash in the pan (Overall rank 35).

      I played a loophole with Taylor Adams as VC and it worked a treat. He has confirmed a second chance for this week.

      2237 in AF (rank 605).

      I hope this trend continues, but it is unlikely.

      • “It is what it is”

        Congrats on a great round 1 score I look forward to our H2H match up :)

        Good Luck

    • Aren’t you funny?

      • You jelly Bro you got smashed by a part time Fantasy Coach :)


        Good Luck

        • In all honesty I’m disappointed by everything you just said. Jelly? 4LIFE? :)? You may have won in Fantasy, but you’re definitely not a winner here.

  • Should we be holding onto roo with him most likely only missing one or two games

  • Had the standards for 2142, probably got away with it ok given I only had Kennedy, Pickett, Barrett and Otten on field as genuine rooks. JOM will be fine, racked it up ok just didn’t have any other scoring aspects, which will come. On one hand I’m bummed I went out drinking on the Thursday and didn’t get in Hannan, on the other hand I probably would have got him for butler. Kennedy to Hannan, Joel Smith to as yet unnamed misc at this stage.

  • FevsBingles

    Team Name: FevsBingles
    Round 1 Scores: 2189
    League Results: W (DT Regulars vs The Sylvia Lining) Only just though.
    Studs: Adams, Laird, Dangerfield, Rockliff, Treloar, T Mitchell, Fyfe, Beams Martin, Kreuzer, Macrae, Dahlhaus, Steele, happy with Nankervis, Roughead, Hampton, Marchbank.
    Duds: O’Meara, Stewart, Smith.
    On the Chopping Block: Willing to make no changes this round, just a change or two from bench to field, especially in regards to Smith, Otten, Hibbard.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Willing to keep O’Meara for another week or two, see what happens.

    • FevsBingles

      Just found out Smith got injured, hmmm… not sure what to do now as I don’t have the coin to go to another player.

  • Team Name: YoloTouresXXII
    Round 1 Scores: 2146
    League Results: most of my leagues start this week.
    Studs: Adams , Zorko, gaff, laird
    Duds: jack Steven as captain let me down only notching 188,(still happy with him) Tarranto and Bowes were disappointing.
    On the Chopping Block: will wait for team selections but I’ll push through with everyone.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Zach tuohy was a beast and I’m glad I chose him over mills. And again so disappointed in jack Steven as my C.

    • Obviously missed Calvins Captains where he stated that Melbourne Were one of Stevens worst teams to score against :P

  • Worth trading hanners to d Martin ?

    • D Martin 3 Votes (althou he did only play carlton M Murphy was great against Richmond as well)

      Hanners looks shot maybe Gaff as better option as they are playing Saints at Home he should go nuts again

    • Dusty wont be playing Carlton every week! Blues will win the spoon, so this form isnt a reflection on the remaining 22 rounds

  • Team Name: Excalibur City Fc
    Round 1 Score 2217
    Studs: Adams, Laird, Treloar, Twitch, Kreuzer
    Duds: Picking Smedts & J Lloyd instead of WHE or ANB & Jones

    I chooses them both as POD and most likely would be in the Top 1,000 if i did.
    The other POD was M Crouch who was solid but could have picked Heppell or Gaff for similar price and greater output will keep him but am dirty on him

    On the Block: No one at this stage may downgrade Lloyd to Jones or JOM to SPP and upgrade Eddy (who wasn’t on my field) to WHE/ANB

  • Only issue apart from the obvious rookies is the smith injury.

    If all rookies are named to play i was thinking smith + Grundy out, for jones and witts.

    • pretty solid choice Witts is very underrated was going to pick him but went Krezer instead he is playing mumford this week so might not get as many hitouts


  • Team Name:Tom’s Tart’s
    Round 1 Scores:2091
    League Results:won all matches
    Studs:Laird, Johannisen,Lewis, Mitchell, Watson, Fyfe, Miller and Franklin
    Duds:Pickett, Eddy, Parfitt and O’Meara
    On the Chopping Block:O’Meara, Maybe Grundy for Gawn

  • ANB or McGrath? Wouldn’t change on-field as I’d need to play them in the mids.

    • ANB could honestly go 80-90, gonna be a lot of high scorers at Melbourne as they play Carlton, that’ll be good cash generation.

  • Heppell or gaff????

  • Team Name: Sydney Eels
    Round 1 Scores: 2216
    League Results: N/A
    Studs: Heppell, Murphy, Adams, Laird
    Duds: Rookies
    On the Chopping Block: JOM, Hibberd, Taranto
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Happy I had the Captaincy on Murphy, even though Heppell outshone!

  • Team Name:BigRed
    Round 1 Scores:2155
    League Results:won all matches
    Studs:Laird, Miller, Adams, Treloar, Danger Franklin
    Duds:Pickett, Eddy, Parfitt O’Meara Taranto Swallow
    On the Chopping Block: Taranto Swallow

    Thoughts on moving Swallow on? Who to?

  • Team Name:Pimp Omars Side
    Round 1 Scores: 2162
    League Results:N/A
    Studs:Heppel, T.Adams
    Duds:B.Eddy, M.Hibbered, Taranto
    On the Chopping Block:M.Hibbered, Taranto
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Good week

  • Hey guys, thoughts on Riewoldt to Tom Phillips and then Joel Smith to Zac Jones?

  • Team Name: Moorepower
    Round 1 Scores: 2248 = 404th Fantasy
    League Results: Dunno
    Studs: Adams, Laird, Marchbank, Z.Jones, Jobe, Hoskin-Elliot, Hannan
    Duds: Omeara, Otten, Eddy, Pickett,Hibberd, Swallow??
    On the Chopping Block: Swallow??
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: 404th is my best start to a season ever by 2.5k

  • Thoughts on the Riewoldt situation? Really want to hold onto him however tempted to bring in T Adams and make a few DPP movements.

    Also think WHE will be consistent?

  • Team Name:Team Plebs
    Round 1 Scores:2062
    League Results:-
    Studs:T.Adams / R.Laird
    On the Chopping Block:H.Schade
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: For once i have picked a good team lmao

  • Thoughts on the following trade in elite:

    Sam Jacobs > Luke Hodge (with Witts to replace)

  • Team Name: Green Ninja
    Round 1 Scores:2138
    League Results: W
    Studs:Hepp, Laird, Adams, JPK
    Duds:Mills, Caddy
    On the Chopping Block: Caddy, Eddy
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Happy with the start. Feel compelled to make 2 trades, will see what selection throws up but nothing glaring

  • Team Name: Kimbo’s Bra Boys
    Round 1 Scores:2225
    League Results:W,W (Beat ya Warne Dawg)
    Studs:Gaff, Adams, Laird, T.Mitchell, Fyfe, Z.Jones, T.Miller, Tuohy, WHE
    Duds: J.Viney,Taranto, JOM, Mills and nearly every snuff rookie on the pine
    On the Chopping Block: J.Viney, Eddy
    Vent/Brag/Whatever:Happy to scrape into the top 1,000

    Thoughts on trading Jack Viney to Heppell and Eddy to Butler/Housten?

  • Team Name:PowerAde
    Round 1 Scores:1993
    League Results: lost all bar 1, amazingly sit second in that league with my score
    Studs: adams…oh yeah Laird…um…fyfe, macca and beams…
    Duds: the rest
    On the Chopping Block: amazingly may keep team unchanged?
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Power won!