Round 8 Fantasy Review

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52 Comments

  • Love your work on debut Brodie.

    103 point 2nd half

  • When you’re 140 points up and your opponents only unique left is Crisp…

    Yep Crisp came out and scored 147. The fantasy curse strikes again

  • Team Name: Dynamite Dons
    Round 8 Scores: 2066
    League Results: Win
    Studs: Ronke, Smith, Macrae, Lloyd
    Duds: Mitchell, Gibbs, Merrett, Petracca
    On the Chopping Block: Petracca, Gibbs, Rookies
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Will look at doing a double upgrade this week as I have 490K in the bank and will look to get rid of Waterman and Petracca, to the likes of McLean, Menegola, Heeney, Gray. Will just depend on matchups and $$$

  • Fortunate to have Macrae (C), Crisp and others who scored well. 2240 for the round.

  • Team Name: The Snouts
    Round 8 Scores: 2137
    League Results: W
    Studs: Simpson, Yeo, Macrae, Treloar, Neale, Duncan, Heeney, Gawn, Stef, Gray McLean, Smith
    Duds: Doedee, Titch, Banfield
    On the Chopping Block: Probably upgrade Doeedee to Siciliy
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Continued to move up, 320th overall. Trading in Mclean this week helped a lot.

  • Team Name: The Spudtaculars
    Round 8 Scores: 2054
    League Results: W
    Studs: Treloar, Cog, Bont, Gawn, Stef, Fwd line minus Billings
    Duds: Touhy, Titch, Zerrett, Billings
    On the Chopping Block: Doedee, Touhy, JOM, Banfield, Shipley, Billings, Crowden
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: might double down this week

  • Team Name: polish Pirates
    Round 8 Scores:1889
    League Results:L
    Studs:S Menegola
    Duds: Martin, Merrett
    On the Chopping Block:Martin Merrett
    Vent/Brag/Whatever:Martin and Merret

  • Team Name: Pinkys Legends
    Round 8 Scores: 1999
    League Results:W
    Studs:My forward line
    Duds:Titch, Merrett, Beams
    On the Chopping Block:Finlayson, Doedee, JOM, Banfield, Rayner
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: 1 point off 2000, currently ranked just outside top 2k

  • Whitfield or Llyod????

  • My score was too crappy to even mention. I’m going backwards in this competition.
    After the first round I just outside the top 300. Now I’m 11,000th.

  • It’s actually unbeliable, first 6 rounds I was ranked about 500-2000, last week dropped to 7000 and this week I dropped another 8000 spots. My team is actually pretty good but I have been shafted by fantasy. My season’s gone it seems

  • Daisy last 2 are 123 and 128. What the heck happened?

  • Team Name: hjckr
    Round 8 Scores: 2036
    League Results: W
    Studs: Cogs, Neale, Parker, Bont, Gawn, McLean, Heeney, Devon, Hogan, Sicily, Fritsch
    Duds: Savage, Titch
    On the Chopping Block: Naughton (through no fault of his own), Crowden
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Despite having 10 tons, none of them were high, with 8 of them between 100 and 111 (thanks Bont and Devon for your 117s). Not having Macrae is my main problem … that I do not intend to fix.

  • Is this crazy?
    Banfield > Ainsworth
    Gibbs > Macrae

    • Yes – Ainsworth will only be there for a couple of weeks at best. Better to get Ed Phillips as he has better JS. Gibbs will average 110+ and possibly end up a top 10 mid so why would you trade him out??

  • Team Name: On Fyfe Support
    Round 8 Scores: 2100
    League Results: W
    Studs: simpson, sicily, macrae (c), coniglio, neale, gawn, stef, gray, menegola, heeney
    Duds: doedee, merret, titch, laird, christensen
    On the Chopping Block: christensen, naughton
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: ranked around about 2500 for the round brought me back into the top 7000 again.

  • Team Name:Metroy
    Round 8 Scores:2114
    League Results:Win
    Studs: Ed curnow. Ben Ronke
    Duds: Titch as captain :(
    On the Chopping Block: few of the freo rookies.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever:
    If only Titch wasnt my captain. Trying to bring in Mccrae. Jumped up 15000 places to be ranked about 8000 now.

  • Team Name: The Essendon Top Ups
    Round 8 Scores: 2085
    League Results: W/W
    Studs:Yeo, Lloyd, Cap Macrae, Conigs, Fyfe, Gawn, McInerney, McLean, Smith, Menegola, Heeney
    Duds: Laird, Titch
    On the Chopping Block: Finlayson, Doedee, Richards, Mills, Waterman
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Getting very frustrated with a team that fluctuates between top 3000 and top 50k

  • Tossed and turned between having stef martin or macrae before lockout, picked stef for a unique and got raped. 84 point turnover meant i scored 2085 instead of 2160. gutted. still moved up the rankings tho, now at 1800 (was at 3090)

  • Team Name: Huncho Farm
    Round 8 Scores: 2064
    League Results: W
    Studs: Ronke & McLean
    Duds: Titch (C) & Gibbs
    On the Chopping Block: Crowden, Banfield, Finlayson, Zerrett
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Frustrating week although jumped 100 spots to 573

  • Team Name: Large Fry’s & Coke
    Round 8 Scores: 1952
    League Results: LLWW
    Studs: Gawn (C), Lloyd, L.Ryan
    Duds: Titch, Zerrett, Gibbs
    On the Chopping Block: Gibbs, Banfield, Finlayson, Doedee
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Moved up in rank slightly, hoping the big jump is just around the corner. Tempted to move Gibbs for Macrae, but also considering keeping my $$$. Tough one

  • Team Name: Maguires MISFITS
    Round 8 Score: 2188
    League Results: All W
    Studs: Lloyd, Siciky, Curnow, Macrae, Gawn, Martin, Taranto, Heeney, McLean, D. Smith.
    Duds: Titch, Gibbs
    On the Chopping block: Gibbs, Doedee, Naughton, Banfield
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Round rank of 280. Moved from 4300 to 1300.

  • Team Name: West Sydney Hitmen
    Round 8 Scores: 1910
    League Results: WLW
    Studs: Yeo SicDawg Danger Fyfe Zorko Martin Gawn Menagola Gray Smith
    Duds: TITCH DUSTY Zerrett & Acres
    On the Chopping Block: Might be time to upgrade Acres to a more solid premo i think
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: I didnt listen to the warning about Titch probably having a shit week this week & left the C on him.. Bringing in Zorko was a good move.

    • Hey Andy,
      I heard from a pretty reliable source that you somehow cheated to get a win in Euman’s draft league on the weekend. Any truth to this?

  • Team Name: tempus fugit
    Round 8 Scores: 2090
    League Results: WWW
    Studs: Macrae (c), Lloyd, Duncan, Nank, Gawn, Heeney, Taranto, Dunkley
    Duds: Titch (to be expected tho), No other Mids going 110 plus. And maxxed out rookies
    On the Chopping Block: Maxxed out rookies. 1 down, JOM up.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Round 8 Rank: 2792 jumped my team up 8000 places to 15000. Crikey.

  • I gotta say rolled with big O in the ruck got to give him props

  • Team Name: Wattsdoestherockgray
    Round 8 Scores:1955
    League Results: W
    Studs: Macrae, Cogs, Heeney, McLean, Smith, Gawn, Stef,
    Duds: Titch, Beams, Swallow
    On the Chopping Block: Rookie upgrade time
    Vent/Brag/Whatever:

  • Team name: burn baby burn
    Round 8 score: 2191
    Studs: mcrae (c), yeo, zorko, cogs, stef, gawn, entire fwd line
    Duds: zerrett, seedsman, titch although his low score helped overall, banfield
    On the chopping block: barry and naughton to phillips and ronke via dpp
    Vent/brag/whatever: after round 1 was ranked 25k, improved every week now im at 1935 overall. Bringing in mcrae once mcrouch went down in round 2 has completely changed my season

  • is Macrae must have? i have under-performing mids, Martin, Merrett, Beams,Lyons, and dare i say it Titch even, as well as Billings – is it worth trading one of these to macae or just suck it up?

  • Team Name: thatsomerlyn
    Round 8 Scores:2110
    League Results: W W W W W
    Studs: Macrae, Cogs, Hogan, McLean, Taranto, Gawn, Stef, Sicily
    Duds: Titch, Hurley, Gibbs, Spargo, Banfield
    On the Chopping Block: Looking at getting rid of Omeara and Banfield, most likely to Phillips and through Spargo DPP to Devon Smith or Robbo
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: pretty happy from going 1,400 to 699 in ranks

  • who should i bring in for Z.Merret i have 57k in the bank too.

  • Failed to crack 2000 again and dropped to the 300’s. I suck at this gsme.

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