My Team 2018: Version 2.3

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  • Thoughts would be great? Maybe a little light in defence?

    DEF: Laird, Crisp, Sicily, Coffield, O’Brien, Mirra (Doedee, Keeffe)
    MID: Titch, Treloar, Sidebottom, Beams, Rocky, JOM, LDU, Kelly (Worpel, Barry)
    RUC: Kreuz, Gawn (English, Cameron)
    FWD: McLean, Smith, Walters, Christensen, Setterfield, Venables (Rioli, Ahern)

    Remaining: 43k

    Ty xo

    • both sidebottom and treloar?? i think drop one of those down to a dow or stephenson, and upgrade mirra to a andrew mcgrath, and with the extra cash go walters up to someone more secure, for example barlow/billings etc, depending on byes.

      • I like the team, but yeah, Walters is a worry in Classic.. Wait to see where the Boss plays him, but with Fyfe, Neale, Blakely, the Hill Bros, and now Brayshaw & Cerra, I think Freo would need him player FWD where his scoring suffers big time.

    • Nice structure. Look at swapping sidebottom or Treloar to another top 15 mid. Beams and Rockliff in the same side can be risky given their previous injury concerns.

      I’m hot on Walters myself but won’t select unless I see some JLT midfield time.

    • I don’t think O’Brien plays R1 sadly. Light? Nah I think that’s fine.
      A few POD’s you’re backing in the mids is cool.
      Set & forget, solid. Thinking of doing it myself.
      I’m thinking of going the exact same first fwd line, or very similar.

      Like it, got cash in the piggy as well.

  • Thought on my team would be appreciated
    B.ellis : l.duggan : hibberd : laird: coffield : :m.hibberd north melbourne doedee: mirra

    Tich : martin : fyfe : m:crouch : j graham: a brayshaw : mathieson: freeman: t kelly

    Gawn : rider : english : d cameron

    Robinson : stringer ; menengola : rayner: zurhaar : petrucceli west coast if he get a game : p ahern : w rioli

    • Haha, I started looking at this very confused because most people put highest price/ave first and thought ‘Shit, if Duggan is your D2, you’re havin a laugh’

  • Anyone worried Zerrett will cop more attention this year and drop his average a bit?

    • Not overly.. He’s a GUN DT player, but is he that damaging in real life? I’m not sure other teams worry about his stats as much as we do..

    • I’m worried myself yes. Having watched him live, and from a pure footballing perspective, he gets most of his disposals as cheap kicks and handballs around the ground. Heppell is a more damaging player.

    • I’m worried that he might spend some time up forward or down back with the dons looking like they’ll be rotating a lot of players through the midfield.

      • They have said he will be playing some forward time this year rotating, but I wouldn’t say a huge amount.
        He could get tagged, his scoring in the second half of last year went down I think he copped more attention.

        Heppell is untaggable I think due to his size, he is a beast.

  • 1.Billings, McGrath and McDonald
    2.Billings, brayshaw and McDonald
    3.Henney, brayshaw and Lloyd

    1 2 or 3?

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  • Fantasy team:
    Def: R.Laird, K.Simpson, J.Crisp, A.Brayshaw, M.Hibberd, T.Doedee, (S.Murray, D.Mirra)
    Mid: T.Mitchell, Z.Merrett, M.Crouch, T.Rockliff, J.Omera, LDU, A.Brayshaw, T.Kelly, (P.Ahern, N.Brayshaw)
    Ruc: S.Jacobs, M.Gawn, (T.English, D.Cameron)
    Fwd: I.Heeney, D.Smith, M.Robinson, A.Christenson, C.Rayner, W.Setterfiled, (W.Roili, D.Venables)

    10k in the bank

    Thoughts on team

  • My team!
    R.Laird – L.McDonald – J.Sicily – A.Brayshaw – L.O’Brien – T.Doedee
    Bench: I.Cumming – S.Murray

    MidfeldersL T.Mitchell – D.Beams – L.Neale – S.Coniglio – C.Blakely – J.O’Meara – A.Braysahw – LDU
    Bench: T.Kelly – H.Brayshaw

    Ruckman: P.Ryder – M.Gawn
    Bnech: W.Frampton – D.Cameron

    Forwards: I.Heeney – K.Lambert – H.Crozier – A.Christensen – W.Setterfield – J.Stephenson
    Bnech: W.Rioli – D.Venables

    29Kleft over

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    Real Dream Team:

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  • Please leave trade ideas
    Def: Laird, Simpson, McGrath, Brayshaw, O’Shea, Doedee (S.Murray, D.Mirra)
    Mid: Titch, Merret, Rockliff, Cripps, Coniglio, JOM, Andrew Brayshaw, LDU (Garlett, T.Kelly, Worpel)
    Ruck: Jacobs, Gawn (Cameron)
    For: Billings, Heeney, Robinson, Sicily, Christensen, Rayner (Higgins, Ahern)

    Thank you

  • Thoughts:

    DEF: Laird, Simpson, Sicily, Brayshaw, O’shea, Doedee (Mirra, Cumming)
    MID: Mitchell, Kelly, Treloar, Rockliff, JOM, LDU, Dow, H.Brayshaw (Wigg, Worpel)
    RUCK: Jacobs, Gawn (English, Cameron)
    FWD: Billings, Heeney, McLean, Setterfield, Stephenson, Fritsch (Rioli, Venables)

    Cash: $157k

  • Damn its been I while since i’ve done this

    Def: Laird, Yeo, Roberton, Sicily, O’Shea, Doedee (Mirra, Cumming)
    Mid: Dangerfield, Zorko, Beams, Macrae, Jelwood, JOM, LDU, Ainsworth (Brayshaw, Barry)
    Ruck: Kreuzer, Gawn (English, Cameron)
    Fwd: Billings, Smith, Christenson, Setterfield, Fritsch, Venables (Ahern, Rioli)

    Rem. Salary: $0

    Thoughts?

  • Bit worried about midfield depth, what do we reckon fellas. Feedback appreciated

    Def: Laird, Lloyd, Witho, McGrath, hibberd, doedee (Murray, mirra)
    Mid: Titch, Merrett, Zorko, dusty, JOM, Dow, LDU, T Kelly (worpel, naish)
    Ruck: kruez, gawn (Cameron, English)
    For: boak, Heeney, Christensen, Rayner, setterfield, Stephenson (Rioli, ahern)

  • Anyone picking L. Keeffe as D8/F8?

    Surely with his height he is a chance to support Lobb for a handful of games, especially early in the year while Lobb isn’t fully fit??

  • Please leave opinions
    Def: Laird, Simpson, McGrath, Brayshaw, O’Shea, Doedee (S.Murray, D.Mirra)
    Mid: Titch, Merret, Rockliff, Cripps, Coniglio, JOM, Andrew Brayshaw, LDU (Garlett, T.Kelly, Worpel)
    Ruck: Jacobs, Gawn (Cameron)
    For: Billings, Heeney, Robinson, Sicily, Christensen, Rayner (Higgins, Ahern)

    Thank you

  • finally a RDT getting posted! Team looks very balanced there Mitch. We still have JLT to look forward to, to get the rooks right before lockout. I’d say at this point Paddy Dow for the Blues could be more secure than LDU and potentially could be the one you’d want in your mids playing on your field from round 1. Rayner is interesting atm, people have been saying he won’t play much mid time and his tank isn’t good enough to run out a full game. something you don’t have to buy into but not a risk i personally want to take leading into round 1 (Setterfield could be one to look at). Higgins another one obviously who has been rumoured to sneak into the team during the season, Fritsch is one on the bubble who looks ready for a round 1 debut and provide excellent value.
    Cripps is a nice POD with JOM and Conigs providing nice value throughout your midfield. Cannot fault your team, just keep an eye out for those rooks leading into the season!

  • What do people think of Wilson or Clarke as a POD D4 instead of a McGrath/Brayshaw?

    • I find that there’s usually only 1 rebound defender who gets the majority of +6s per team, so I can’t see Wilson upping his average with Blakely playing the sweeping role.

    • I like the Clarke pick mate. With McDonald set for more of a midfield/wing role, that leaves Clarke to roam off half back and rack up! Very risky but could pay off well.

  • Any love for Mitch Duncan? What do we see him averaging?

  • Petracca VS Curnow?

  • Thoughts on team?

    DEF: Laird, Lloyd, Brayshaw, Doedee, Murray, Mirra (Keeffe, Eagles)
    MID: Titch, Merrett, Dusty, Kelly, Crouch, Rockliff, JOM, Davies (Freeman, Dow)
    RUCk: Witts, Gawn (Cameron, Jones)
    FOR: Heeney, Parish, Christenson, Ahern, Rioli, Wilson, (Venables, English)

    8k in the bank

  • Who takes kick ins for hawthorn?

  • Billings (F1), McGrath (D4) and Dow (M6)
    Or Tracca (F3), Mirra (D6) and Treloar (M2)

  • how many rookies should I have in each position?

    • I would say in defence, no more then 1, but depends who you class as a rookie, midfield 2 to 3, rucks, none, forwards, 2 to 3.

  • OK ladies and gents, who between Petracca and Curnow would you grab for a forward spot? Cheers.

  • Pretty happy with this I think Nic Nat will be alright

    DEF: Laird, Sicily, Hanley, McGrath, Brayshaw, Mirra (Doedee, Murray)
    MID: Titch, Beams, Rockliff, Redden, Prestia, Armitage, JOM, Kelly (Ahern, Barry)
    RUCK: Gawn, Naitanui
    FWD: McLean, Walters, Robinson, Petracca, Christensen, Venables (Rioli, Keefe)

    What you guys think happy with only having to field 3 rookies on each line

    • keep an eye on Prestia’s hammy.

      I think that Armitage has gone under many team’s radar …

    • following is just IMO and what would i know

      very mid priced team hope it all works for you i just cant see the cash generation. You have 3 rookies on field which is good but cant make any money

      I recon you have 8-9 keepers at best that is top 6-8 in that position and i am including hanley and walters in that

      that means a lot of upgrades

      this team will score well early rounds probably 2100 – 2200 and you will probably be in the top 1,000 teams
      however you wont finish your team and come year end you will still be getting 2100-2200 while we are getting 2400 -2500 and you will finish 10,000th

      How much cash you got because Nat will probably go down if he starts at all and you have no rookie rucks at all lol.

      Prestia has had another calf strain

      • Interesting way of looking at it, i mean I could maybe downgrade a Prestia to a rookie and upgrade a Redden to a premo. Yeah with Nic Nat im thinking he can go 75 plus which id be happy with. Woops yeah my rookie rucks are Cameron and Frampton.

        As for my mid pricers I’m actually considering keeping them long term and I’ve chosen them for a reason. Ppl obv start with as much rookies as possible to generate cash to then trade for premos. I’ve got faith in who’ve ive chosen

    • and heard Armo may play forward

  • Ruck 2 spot???? have Gawn …. Nankervis?, Jacobs? or Sandilands??? and use money elsewhere…

    • i am on nank, is fit and has just had his first full season of afl previously played on 5 & 6 games due to lack of opportunity

      will be solo ruck Hampton still not right and cant see tiger changing too much, the lad is like only 24 around the time rucks blossom as take longer to mature.

      seemed to finish year off strong started to get the idea, is not best tap ruck but good around ground marks kicks goals. I think in last 3 rounds of h&a he was highest scoring ruck (check that but)

  • TEAM NAME: Eumans Premiership Tigers 2018. (AFL Fantasy 2018)
    Used: $12,334,000 (97.9%), Remaining: $266,000 (2.1%) On Ground: $10,920,000 (86.7%), On Bench: $1,414,000 (11.2%)
    Expected Total: 2070, Site Expected Total: 2064
    Def: R.Laird (102), J.Sicily (90), P.Hanley (88), C.Byrne (68), C.O’Shea (65), T.Doedee (57) (S.Murray (55), I.Cumming (57))
    Mid: T.Mitchell (125), T.Adams (116), J.Kelly (116), D.Beams (113), T.Rockliff (115), A.Brayshaw (70), P.Dow (67), L.Davies-Uniacke (69) (T.Kelly (66), D.Barry (57))
    Ruc: T.Nankervis (98), M.Gawn (100) (D.Cameron (51), S.Draper (45))
    Fwd: I.Heeney (99), M.Robinson (95), J.Stringer (81), A.Christensen (78), C.Rayner (68), J.Stephenson (65) (L.Keeffe (52), P.Ahern (58))

  • Fantasy side

    Laird, Yeo, Simpson, Hibberd(MEL), O’Shea, Doedee, (Murray, Cumming)

    Mitchell, Dangerfield, Merrett, M. Crouch, O’Meara, LDU, Kelly, J. Smith, (H. Brayshaw, Wigg)

    Gawn, Naitanui, (English, Cameron)

    Billings, Heeney, Christensen, Dawson, Ryan, Keeffe, (Venables, Ahern)

    353k in the bank but not sure where to use it.

    Fairly new to fantasy so not sure but how this side is but I will take a few risks due to trades.

  • to JOM or not to JOm that is the question

    if so then M5 or M6

    I feel if M5 i am missing out on a premo

    I then feel if M6 i am missing out on a quality mid rookie

    looked around ground cant really see the money to spend theres not a lot on offer

    • Yeah try to atleast M6. Looking at team above can you afford to stash Kelly and maybe Dow on the bench? And just sub in the better rookie as time goes on?…

    • JOM needs to be at M6 if you are having him.

      The MID rookies might not be all the hype they have been this preseason, I don’t think its necessary to have Brayshaw FREO LDU Dow and Kelly.
      I am rocking with Dow and Kelly on field.

      If you have good FWD rookies then cash generation will still be great

      • cheers Kingzy so who is hte good FWD rookies?

        I have Rayner F5, Stephenson F6 Keeffee F7 (is link to siciliy atm) and Ahern F8

        • Well I think Setterfield, Stephenson, Fritsch, all good.
          Rayner will be solid to.
          Venables will be solid I think

      • yeah Brayshaw sounds great but who can trust ross the boss he probably play him back pocket if at all

  • please leave opinions
    Def: Laird, Simpson, McGrath, Brayshaw, O’Shea, Doedee (S.Murray, D.Mirra)
    Mid: Titch, Merret, Rockliff, Cripps, Coniglio, JOM, Dow, LDU (Garlett, T.Kelly, Worpel)
    Ruck: Jacobs, Gawn (Cameron)
    For: Billings, Heeney, Robinson, Sicily, Christensen, Stephenson (Higgins, Ahern)

    Thanks

  • billings or heeney

  • DEF: Lloyd, Crisp, Ellis, Shaw, Hanley, Doedee (Murray,Cummings)

    MID: Sidey, Beams, Rocky, Neale, Parker, Armitage, JOM, Kelly (Brayshaw,Barry)

    RUC: Goldy, Gawn (English,Cameron)

    FWD: Lobb, Stringer, Ah Chee, Young, Christensen, Ahren (Rioli,Keefe)

    Chasing Value.. 21k Left

  • DEF: Laird, Crisp, Sicily, McGrath, Brayshaw, Doedee (Cumming, Murray)
    MID: Titch, M Crouch, Beams, Rocky, Cogs, JOM, Dow, Kelly (Brayshaw WCE, Barry)
    RUC: Nank, Gawn (Cameron, Frampton)
    FWD: McLean, Robinson, Petracca, Setterfield, Stephenson, Venables (Rioli, Ahern)

    IF nic nat plays, which reports from the Eagles today say he is going well, dropping Nank to him will give me cash to go Petracca to Heeney and Venables to Fritsch. Not sure if its worth it tho

    • Nice team Kingo

      Heavy in Def with only 1 rookie 3 – 2- 1 can see reasons for all

      MIds -solid mix guns with value picks

      Ruck – i have same

      fwds – slight compromise here for your mids and def but i get it

      Personally as to NIC NAT – even if he plays it dont sound like hes firing on all cylinders and aint played a game in 18 months 1. will be rusty 2. will be managed 3. will be back up ruck 4. may not travel all games 5. kid is made of glass – IMo unless you got a spare $200k in bank you will be looking for a ruck round 2 or 3 after scores of 65 and 70 from him which is not what you want IMO

      Nank is good for 90 a week with odd 115 or a 65 but should avg 90-95 IMO stay with it
      come byes or just after you will know who best rucks are nank probably 20-30k up in price you will ahvve cash go shopping

  • Hanley or A brayshaw?

  • hanley, suns want it in his hands especially with Saad gone, also dew said he will play mid as ell due to his elite kicking

    He missed games last year as his brother died was not in right head then injury in reserves but is carving it up

    Brayshaw is unknown he may go into mids are carve it he may not he may just get his 80 odd per week Hanley may fall apart who knows

  • Rioli not being named for the JLT this weekend for the Eagles a worry?

  • Just a head’s up, week 1 of JLT squads have been named, check out the AFL site.

  • Mitch Robinson F2 (sad i know but thats the way it is this year) & $96k

    or

    McLean F2 & $35k

    I like the sound of Mclean but i am thinking if robbo holds together hes good for 90 a week easy

  • i noticed Stringer named on bench for JLT – hes playing mid mark my words

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