Round 9 Fantasy Review

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  • 2158.

    Ranked higher than j.

  • almost time for the best part of fantasy – the rage trade moment! Typical game – 9 uniques, 8 scored below their average
    It is true though, that having a shocker of team does make trading all the sweeter :)

    • There’s a reason why players are unique…

      • true, but one would still expect them to be vaguely 50/50 around their individual averages. All good though, there’s always next week and another set of uniques :)

        • Actually, generally you’d expect players to score slightly below their average because you get in players when they’re in ‘form’ and some of that ‘form’ will just be random variance above the mean, which they then regress to. The exception is when you get in players who have been injured or had shockers but are then finding form (e.g., Rocky).

          • I disagree. You’re better off buying players at at the bottom of their price trough, not chasing players at their price peak, that you’ve already missed the big score. That’s one of the ways how you gain value/scorability.

          • Depends if that is your strategy – but also it may be the players are are unique because they are not reliable and normally score low but have the occasional mega high score, or they score okay normally but with the occasional dud score. That skews the distribution one way or the other.
            Also one’s uniques are influenced by the opposing team ie they are relative to another persons choices and change every game. This makes a consistent bias less likely – I had Seedsman and Coniglio as uniques this week, Laird and Taranto the week before (where 7/12 were under average, which is within expectations )

          • 2nd spot overall…think I’ll take demons word for it

          • Yeah, and the guy ranked 20 a few weeks back hasn’t got a clue of what he’s talking about.

    • Yeah, JungleMuffin is a Eunuch too!

  • 2185
    Studs: macrae,titch,lloyd, goldy, fritsch,zorko,mclean
    Duds: Billings, finlayson, sicily
    Chopping block: Billings is gone this week…

  • Team Name: The Soudtaculars
    Round 9 Scores: 2018
    League Results: L
    Studs: Touhy, Titch
    Duds: O’Shea, Taranto, Hogan, Billings
    On the Chopping Block: BILLINGS
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: i don’t want to talk about it.

  • Team Name: Fairley’s Force
    Round 9 Scores: 2143
    League Results: W
    Studs: Laird, Yeo, Mitchell, Beams, Zerrett, McLean, Heeney, Fritsch
    Duds: Finlayson, Coffield, Billings
    On the Chopping Block: Finlayson, Coffield, Billings
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: loving the rooks scores in the forward line from Fritsch and Stephenson!

  • 2166 …on the way back after 7 sastrous RDS.

  • 2128 and lost my match-up :(
    A disappointing round with no on-field rookies firing and some premo spuds.
    But very happy with Lloyd (wtf!), Titch and Macrae. Oh yes, and Zerrett too!
    Must have been a pretty low scoring round though as I only dropped a couple of hundred in the rankings.
    Roll on the byes! Reckon I’m reasonably well set up and hope to come through them ahead of the pack lol

  • BTW why do some of you blokes seem to think it’s funny to use gay slurs when you’re having a go at someone?
    It’s not funny and it’s not clever.
    It just makes you come across as douchebags.
    Grow up.

  • Lost one match-up by 2 and another by 4.

  • Team Name:Crows choked as one.
    Round 9 Scores:1995 I know stunk
    League Results:lost all leagues bar one
    Studs:not many. Titch, Zerrett, Gawn, Christensen
    Duds:Billings, Martin, Hibberd (all 3 again), Clarke, Phillips, Simpson, Sicily.
    On the Chopping Block:need to trade Crowden out but he’s worthless now to downgrade anyone to. Waterman, Gowers, Kelly
    Vent/Brag/Whatever why do I pick the highest priced players from each line every year. Hibberd, Billings, Martin, Zerrett all rubbish this year.

  • Also picked Sicily over Lloyd. Cost me 100 points

  • Mr Burns

    Team Name: The Snouts
    Round 9 Scores: 2122
    League Results: W
    Studs: Laird, Yeo, Macrae, Titch, Duncan, Gawn, McClean, Heeny, Bundy (thankfully I didn’t trade, thanks Acres)
    Duds: Simpson, Coffield, Robbie Gray
    On the Chopping Block: Coffield
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Slipped around 150 in the rankings this week. Still in the top 500 so I guess that’s something.

    • Shame you didn’t pick Mitchell as captain, isn’t it. It happens though, no need to get angry about it and take it out on innocent people on the internet.

  • Team Name: The Need for Seed
    Round 9 Scores: 2191
    League Results: W
    Studs: Macrae, Titch, Lloyd, Gibbs, McLean, Gawn, Mirra
    Duds: Whitfield, Coffield, Taranto
    On the Chopping Block: Coffield
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Finally cracked the top 1000 for my first time ever, was worried about putting the C on Titch instead of Macrae but stoked with the result, looking like I’ll be going Doedee to Danger this week which should be great

  • Team Name: West Coke Lines
    Round 9 Scores: 2301
    League Results: W
    Studs: Everyone but Hogan
    Duds: Hogan
    On the Chopping Block: Christenson, Rayner. Both on the bench
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Mckernan the trade in of tye month.

  • Team Name: The Blind Prayers
    Round 9 Scores: 1979
    Studs: Macrae, Heaney, Fritsch
    Duds: Most of the rest, particularly Simpson, D Martin, R Gray
    On the Chopping Block: Banfield, Finlayson/Doedee
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Simpson let me down for the second time in three or four weeks since bringing him in. On the bright side, $789k in the bank, planning to bring in E Curnow and probably Sicily for Banfield and Finlayson at this stage.

  • Round 9 Scores: 2219
    League Results: W
    Studs: Lloyd, Yeo, Titch (C), Bundy
    Duds: Billings
    On the Chopping Block: Parker, Brayshaw, Billings
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Happy I got in Yeo over Sicily. Will either Downgrade/Upgrade Billings or Double downgrade for rocky next week.

  • Round 9 Score: 2182
    League Results: W
    Studs: Lloyd, Macrae, Titch, Merrett, Sidey
    Duds: Sicily, Coffield, Gowers, Kelly, Phillips, Taranto
    On the Chopping Block: Finlayson, Barry, Mutch, Kelly, Coffield, Waterman, Gowers
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: absolutely disgusted with that score, was heading for 2250. Only gained 300 spots to move into top 1500 :(

  • Round 9 Score: 2118
    League Results: Wx8, Lx1
    Studs: Macrae (c), Titch, Merrett, Fritsch, Rockliff
    Duds: Coffield, O’Shea, Whitfield, Taranto
    On the Chopping Block: Coffield, O’Shea, Pearce
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: well done Muffin, for moving up the rankings this week.

    • Maybe you should have locked in Mitchell as Captain instead of being a vanilla downhill hubcap chaser.

      And I dropped ranks, but still outscored you, who climbed ranks. Says a bit, doesn’t it?

      Just a bit of advice for you though mate, it aooears a lot of your players are faux premiums. Maybe you should bring in base price rookies, which will allow you to bring in bonafide premiums, not the FOOLS GOLD types that you apparantly favour.

      Just try bringing in quality value rookies full stop. Your strawman analogy of my rookie selections would be better than flogs like Coffield and O’Shea. Here’s a pro tip: bring in Clarke last week.

      What’s your rank by the way, big dog?

      • wow, you congratulate a guy, and they respond with a complete lack of humility and Sicily-like in your face arrogance.

        It’s no wonder no one likes this fool

  • Team Name: Give an Arm
    Round 9 Scores: 2302
    League Results: W’s
    Studs: Titch (c), Macrae, Cripps, LaLoyd, Grundy, Yeo’s (last 3/4’s anyway)
    Duds: Clarke (on field) my bench rooks, Whitfield, Cogs
    On the Chopping Block: Crowden – Premo. Waterman or Rioli to a new rook
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: my highest round rank ever of 159 all due to being lucky and having the top 5 scorers in my team.

  • Team Name: Hellborn Demons
    Round 9 Scores: 2290
    League Results: N/A
    Studs: Titch(C), Lloyd, Zorko, Rockliff
    Duds: Langdon, Sicily
    On the Chopping Block: Langdon due for culling, no other serious moves needed as I have cover for Rocky
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: ranked 255 overall and team is looking solid and getting set for the byes

  • Team Name: Demonetise
    Round 9 Scores: 2303
    League Results: Up to top of the Official Dees league!
    Studs: Lloyd, Titch, Selwood, Cripps, Fritsch, Zerrett
    Duds: Sicily, Gray, Cumming (on bench)
    On the Chopping Block: Finlayson (to Ridley), Cunico (to McLean), Waterman (probably survives due to bye round).
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Back up to 2nd overall!

  • Got 2312 this week with two donuts and menegola as captain. Cherry ripe and half a length deep inside Ned kelly

  • Team Name: Maguires Misfits.
    Round 9 Scores: 2155
    League Results: WWWWW
    Studs: Macrae, Titchell, Gibbs, Lloyd, Yeo, Heeney, McLean.
    Duds: Coffield, Sicily, Spargo
    On the Chopping Block: Most of the Rookies who look to have topped out; Coffield, Waterman, Dow, Gowers, etc.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Moved up 3 spots overall this week from 1324 to 1321. :/ Must have been a high scoring round.

  • Team Name: West Sydney Hitmen
    Round 9 Scores:1986
    League Results:LLW
    Studs:Titch Mcrae Laird Yeo Danger Merret Zorko Gawn
    Duds: The rest of my team that is not named above :(
    On the Chopping Block: Dusty
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Thank god i brought in Mcrae this week or i might of struggled to even hit 1900

    • Been tough year all round mate I’m keeping dusty v saints and cause I wanna dump Lyons has the bye and I want Macrae will need to sell my mother to get him but. He’s like 885k with b/e of 105 he will be 900k next week

    • You won draft too nice and you are sitting on top. I’ve scored second most points our league and coming 7th wtf I even had a draw (in draft wow) round one not sure if u saw that

  • PLEASE, Warnie. Ask the developers to fix the app. It’s almost unusable.

  • Team name: about 6
    Round 9 score: 2166
    League results: WWWLW
    Studs: Cripps, titch, zorko, fritsch, Gibbs
    Duds: Simpson, crowden
    Chopping block: crowden, ratugolea, zgl
    Vent/brag/whatever: great week to bring in zorko 😍

  • Team name: Mighty Skanques
    Round 9 score: 2230
    Moved to rank 1440.

    Brought in Sicily for Billings, gained 1 point yay.
    Doedee on the bench outscored Sicily.
    Kelly on the chopping block, to Yeo.

  • Fooz

    Team Name: tempus fugit
    Round 9 Scores: 2132, moved up about 1,000 spots
    League Results: WWL
    Studs: Macrae (C), Titch, LLLLLLLLLooooyd, Zerrett, Heeney
    Duds: Finlayson, ZGL, Dunkley.
    On the Chopping Block: Finlayson, Kelly, Dunkley (next week to Rocky)
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Was seriously tempted to bring in Rocky last week, but had no ruck cover for Nank being a potential late out. Oh well.

  • Team Name: Eumans Tigers
    Round 9 Scores: 2271
    League Results: win
    Studs: Lloyd titch Grundy
    Duds: Martin (the rookies got what u expect)
    On the Chopping Block: Lyons from suns
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: 479th best score for week but am coming like 25,000th overall. I must have Macrae

  • Team Name: Kez’s Old Mates
    Round 9 Scores: 2269
    League Results: Win / Win
    Studs: Lloyd, Titch, Macrae, Grundy
    Duds: R Gray
    On the Chopping Block: Tim Kelly out for Toby McLean
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Killer week, happy to make top 500 for the first time

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