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AFL Teams 2016: Round 19

No Late changes Cats vs Dogs, Lockout @7:50pm!

5:30pm Friday 29/07/2016

Sunday extended bench selections are out! Jordan Foote (Mid) didnt make the cut for the swans, and neither did Trent McKenzie (Def) for the suns. Sam Michael (Ruck) is confirmed in for the dons, and Darcy Tucker (Def) back in for Freo.

6:30pm Thursday 28/07/2016

Teamsheets are out! Some big news with Matt Boyd out with an achilles injury, and Stef Martin being rested, and James Kelly is rested for the dons. We already knew about Matthew Suckling already out with an achilles injury and Mitch Wallis out with that horrific leg break. The odd few rookie outs as well with Jason Castagna, Rueben William, Connor Blakely. Luke Dahlhaus is back for the dogs, and many will be watching in interest as he has been a great DT performer in the past and hes back in an undermanned dogs lineup. Bachar Houli is back from a long break due to injury, he was a popular def choice at start of year, and with not many choices out there people may consider to finish out their defence lines or replace players like boyd.
A few late season rookies getting a run with Adam Marcon (Mid. $125,000 AF $105,800 DT), Rupert Wills (Mid. $125,000 AF $121,300 DT), Archie Smith (Ruck. $125,000 AF $121,300 DT), Sam Skinner (Def/Fwd. $136,000 AF $121,300 DT), Simon Tunbridge (Fwd. $137,000 AF $157,700 DT), Zaine Cordy (Def $125,000 AF $128,200 DT), Michael Close (Fwd $125,000 AF $128,200 DT), mostly teams that wont be seeing September action.

DT Relevant INs and OUTs

* Check sunday extended bench selections ~5pm Friday
Luke Dahlhaus (Fwd/Mid)
Zaine Cordy (Def $125,000 AF $128,200 DT)
Zac Smith (Ruck)
Bachar Houli (Def)
Adam Marcon (Mid. $125,000 AF $105,800 DT)
Rupert Wills (Mid. $125,000 AF $121,300 DT)
Jordan De Goey (Mid/Fwd)
Simon Tunbridge (Fwd. $137,000 AF $157,700 DT)
Archie Smith (Ruck. $125,000 AF $121,300 DT)
Sam Skinner (Def/Fwd. $136,000 AF $121,300 DT)
Michael Close (Fwd $125,000 AF $128,200 DT)
Jarrad Waite (Fwd).
*Matt Rosa (Def/Mid)
* Darcy Tucker (Def)
*Trent McKenzie (Def)
*Jarrad McVeigh (Def/Mid)
*Toby Nankervis (Ruck)
*Harrison Wigg (Def)
*Reilly O’Brien (Ruck)
* Sam Michael (Ruck)
*Craig Bird (Fwd/Mid)

Matthew Boyd (Achilles)
Matthew Suckling (Achilles)
Mitch Wallis (Leg)
Jason Castagna (Omitted)
Stefan Martin (Rested)
Rueben William (Groin)
Connor Blakely (Omitted)
Callum Sinclair (Knee)
James Kelly (Rested)
Mitch Brown (Groin)
* Jordan Foote (Omitted),

Important times to remember:

Teamsheets full weekend ~6:15pm Thursday 28/07/2016
Sunday games Extended bench selection ~5:00pm EST Friday 29/07/2016
Late changes to Cats vs Dogs ~7:00pm EST Friday 29/07/2016
Full Lockout Cats vs Dogs 7:50pm EST Friday 29/07/2016


Friday July 29

Geelong v Western Bulldogs at Simonds Stadium (7.50pm)


B Jake Kolodjashnij, Tom Lonergan, Corey Enright
HB Jed Bews, Harry Taylor, Tom Ruggles
C Andrew Mackie, Joel Selwood, Mitch Duncan
HF Nakia Cockatoo, Zac Smith, Lincoln McCarthy
F Jimmy Bartel, Tom Hawkins, Daniel Menzel
FOL Rhys Stanley, Patrick Dangerfield, Cameron Guthrie
I/C Mark Blicavs, Josh Cowan, Sam Menegola, Steven Motlop
EMG Josh Caddy, Shane Kersten, Darcy Lang
Zac Smith
Shane Kersten (Omitted)
MILESTONES: Jimmy Bartel – Playing 300th game, Sam Menegola – Played 1st game


B Jed Adcock, Fletcher Roberts, Easton Wood
HB Jason Johannisen, Joel Hamling, Shane Biggs
C Lachie Hunter, Marcus Bontempelli, Liam Picken
HF Lin Jong, Jake Stringer, Clay Smith
F Tory Dickson, Tom Boyd, Luke Dahlhaus
FOL Jordan Roughead, Jack Macrae, Tom Liberatore
I/C Zaine Cordy, Josh Dunkley, Koby Stevens, Caleb Daniel
EMG Lukas Webb, Mitch Honeychurch, Bailey Dale
Jed Adcock, Joel Hamling, Jake Stringer, Luke Dahlhaus, Zaine Cordy
Dale Morris (Hamstring), Jack Redpath (Knee), Matthew Boyd (Achilles), Matthew Suckling (Achilles), Mitch Wallis (Leg)
MILESTONES: Easton Wood – Playing 100th game

Shags’ Watchlist

Luke Dahlhaus (Mid/Fwd $482,000 be 148 $ 506,900 be 189 DT) hasnt played since round 12 and has a huge BE due to an injury affected 32, so this week is not the best to grab, but we will be watching to see how his form is coming into a depleted dogs lineup, he could get more midfield time and rack up the points.

Saturday July 30

GWS Giants v Richmond at StarTrack Oval (1.45pm)


B Joel Patfull, Phil Davis, Zac Williams
HB Heath Shaw, Nick Haynes, Josh Kelly
C Toby Greene, Callan Ward, Nathan Wilson
HF Rory Lobb, Jonathon Patton, Steve Johnson
F Tom Scully, Jeremy Cameron, Adam Tomlinson
FOL Shane Mumford, Stephen Coniglio, Dylan Shiel
I/C Sam J. Reid, Devon Smith, Harrison Himmelberg, Ryan Griffen
EMG Matthew Kennedy, James Stewart, Adam Kennedy
Ryan Griffen
Adam Kennedy (Omitted)


B David Astbury, Alex Rance, Dylan Grimes
HB Jayden Short, Taylor Hunt, Brandon Ellis
C Daniel Rioli, Trent Cotchin, Anthony Miles
HF Dustin Martin, Sam Lloyd, Ty Vickery
F Kane Lambert, Jack Riewoldt, Adam Marcon
FOL Shaun Hampson, Nick Vlastuin, Reece Conca
I/C Shaun Grigg, Oleg Markov, Nathan Drummond, Bachar Houli
EMG Andrew Moore, Nathan Broad, Jason Castagna
Ty Vickery, Kane Lambert, Adam Marcon, Bachar Houli
Jason Castagna (Omitted), Liam McBean (Omitted), Ben Griffiths (Groin), Shane Edwards (Calf)
Adam Marcon

Shags’ Watchlist

Its reaching the time of year that some may not care too much about JS, and are simply looking for a cheap player simply to maximise the cash and best team on field to cement a place in league finals. Tigers are playing their rookies and Adam Marcon (Mid $125,000 AF $105,800 DT) is as much chance to hold a spot as any in the tigers lineup, and he is cheap.

Hawthorn v Carlton at Aurora Stadium (2.10pm)


B Taylor Duryea, James Frawley, Ben Stratton
HB Luke Hodge, Josh Gibson, Grant Birchall
C Isaac Smith, Sam Mitchell, Bradley Hill
HF Luke Breust, Jack Gunston, Brendan Whitecross
F James Sicily, Ben McEvoy, Cyril Rioli
FOL Jonathon Ceglar, Jordan Lewis, Shaun Burgoyne
I/C Kaiden Brand, Will Langford, Jonathan O’Rourke, Tim O’Brien
EMG Dallas Willsmore, Blake Hardwick, Kurt Heatherley
Will Langford
Paul Puopolo (Hip)


B Lachie Plowman, Jacob Weitering, Dylan Buckley
HB Sam Docherty, Sam Rowe, Ed Curnow
C Blaine Boekhorst, Patrick Cripps, Kade Simpson
HF Sam Kerridge, Levi Casboult, Dennis Armfield
F Nick Graham, Simon White, Jack Silvagni
FOL Andrew Phillips, Bryce Gibbs, Matthew Wright
I/C Matthew Kreuzer, Andrejs Everitt, Liam Sumner, Zach Tuohy
EMG Jed Lamb, Liam Jones, Mark Whiley
Andrejs Everitt
Charlie Curnow (Knee)

Shags’ Watchlist

Veteran Hawk player with DT pedigree, super cheap, Brendan Whitecross (Def/Fwd $260,000 be 17 AF $260,900 be 1 DT) has struggled to get a spot in the hawks starting lineup this year. Hes now had two games in a row and scored an impressive 89. If he can hold his spot he has the potential to patch a hole in many a backline whilst allowing some cash to be spent elsewhere.

Collingwood v West Coast Eagles at MCG (4.35pm)


B Jonathon Marsh, Nathan J. Brown, Jeremy Howe
HB Marley Williams, Ben Reid, Brayden Maynard
C Steele Sidebottom, Adam Treloar, James Aish
HF Rupert Wills, Travis Cloke, Travis Varcoe
F Darcy Moore, Jesse White, Ben Crocker
FOL Brodie Grundy, Scott Pendlebury, Taylor Adams
I/C Jordan De Goey, Levi Greenwood, Jack Crisp, Josh Smith
EMG Tyson Goldsack, Adam Oxley, Mason Cox
Rupert Wills, Ben Crocker, Jordan De Goey
Alex Fasolo (Shoulder), Jarryd Blair (Groin), Ben Sinclair (Concussion)
Rupert Wills


B Brad Sheppard, Eric Mackenzie, Will Schofield
HB Shannon Hurn, Jeremy McGovern, Sam Butler
C Andrew Gaff, Matt Priddis, Elliot Yeo
HF Mark LeCras, Jack Darling, Chris Masten
F Jamie Cripps, Josh J. Kennedy, Josh Hill
FOL Scott Lycett, Mark Hutchings, Luke Shuey
I/C Dom Sheed, Sharrod Wellingham, Liam Duggan, Simon Tunbridge
EMG Jackson Nelson, Thomas Barrass, Malcolm Karpany
Will Schofield, Mark Hutchings, Dom Sheed, Simon Tunbridge
Jack Redden (Shoulder), Thomas Barrass (Rested), Jonathan Giles (Omitted), Jackson Nelson (Omitted)
MILESTONES: Jeremy McGovern – Playing 50th game

Shags’ Watchlist

Pies are another team that cant make the finals so are giving some rookies a run. Super cheap Rupert Wills (Mid $125,000 AF $121,300 DT) is getting a run for the pies, and if he plays well could keep a spot for remainder of year.

Brisbane Lions v Port Adelaide at Gabba (7.25pm)


B Josh Walker, Daniel Merrett, Tom Cutler
HB Liam Dawson, Harris Andrews, Sam Mayes
C Tom Rockliff, Ben Keays, Lewis Taylor
HF Pearce Hanley, Matthew Hammelmann, Eric Hipwood
F Josh Green, Michael Close, Ryan Bastinac
FOL Archie Smith, Daniel Rich, Mitch Robinson
I/C Dayne Zorko, Nick Robertson, Rhys Mathieson, Sam Skinner
EMG Jarrad Jansen, Jonathan Freeman, Ryan Lester
Lewis Taylor, Michael Close, Archie Smith, Nick Robertson, Sam Skinner
Josh Schache (General Soreness), Rueben William (Groin), Stefan Martin (Rested), Darcy Gardiner (Ankle), Rohan Bewick (Groin)
Archie Smith, Sam Skinner


B Darcy Byrne-Jones, Logan Austin, Jasper Pittard
HB Matthew Broadbent, Tom Clurey, Hamish Hartlett
C Jared Polec, Ollie Wines, Sam Gray
HF Brad Ebert, Justin Westhoff, Chad Wingard
F Jarman Impey, John Butcher, Aaron Young
FOL Jackson Trengove, Travis Boak, Robbie Gray
I/C Paul Stewart, Karl Amon, Brendon Ah Chee, Nathan Krakouer
EMG Jake Neade, Jimmy Toumpas, Riley Bonner
Karl Amon, Nathan Krakouer
Kane Mitchell (Omitted), Jay Schulz (Omitted)
MILESTONES: Paul Stewart – Playing 100th game

Shags’ Watchlist

Brissy seem to have a never ended number of new rookies, with not one but two making their debut this week. Archie Smith will likely only get a game for one week replacing Stef Martine, the other Sam Skinner (Fwd/Def $136,000 AF $121,300 DT) has the very handy fwd/def status.

North Melbourne v St Kilda at Etihad Stadium (7.25pm)


B Scott D. Thompson, Michael Firrito, Shaun Atley
HB Jamie Macmillan, Robbie Tarrant, Nick Dal Santo
C Sam Gibson, Daniel Wells, Ryan Clarke
HF Jack Ziebell, Ben Brown, Brent Harvey
F Lindsay Thomas, Drew Petrie, Jarrad Waite
FOL Todd Goldstein, Ben Cunnington, Andrew Swallow
I/C Brad McKenzie, Jed Anderson, Trent Dumont, Aaron Mullett
EMG Majak Daw, Corey Wagner, Declan Mountford
Jarrad Waite
Majak Daw (Omitted)


B Dylan Roberton, Sean Dempster, Jarryn Geary
HB Jack Newnes, Sam Gilbert, Daniel McKenzie
C Shane Savage, Sebastian Ross, Leigh Montagna
HF Maverick Weller, Nick Riewoldt, Jack Billings
F Tim Membrey, Josh Bruce, Jade Gresham
FOL Tom Hickey, David Armitage, Jack Steven
I/C Luke Dunstan, Blake Acres, Nathan Wright, Darren Minchington
EMG Eli Templeton, Luke Delaney, Jack Sinclair
Darren Minchington
Jack Sinclair (Omitted)

Shags’ Watchlist

Anyone looking for a hail mary this week? Jarrad Waite (Fwd $371,000 AF be 107 $ 371,900 be 109) form at the start of the year is one of the reasons North were going so well, and his absence is one of the reasons they havent been going well recently. He is the sort of player who could kick a bagfull, can he do so against port? Need a player to take a punt on for one week just to make league finals? He probably will score 30 but thats the punt.

Sunday July 31

Melbourne v Gold Coast Suns at MCG (1.10pm)


B Josh Wagner, Tom McDonald, Neville Jetta
HB Jayden Hunt, Oscar McDonald, Matt Jones
C Christian Petracca, Bernie Vince, Dom Tyson
HF Jeff Garlett, Jack Watts, Sam Frost
F Chris Dawes, Jesse Hogan, Dean Kent
FOL Max Gawn, Nathan Jones, Jack Viney
I/C Angus Brayshaw, Billy Stretch, Aaron Vandenberg, James Harmes
EMG Colin Garland, Alex Neal-Bullen, Tomas Bugg
Aaron Vandenberg
Alex Neal-Bullen (Omitted)
MILESTONES: Tom McDonald – Playing 100th game


B Nick Malceski, Steven May, Kade Kolodjashnij
HB Jarrod Harbrow, Rory Thompson, Alex Sexton
C Joshua Schoenfeld, Jesse Lonergan, Matt Shaw
HF Brandon Matera, Tom J. Lynch, Jarrad Grant
F Sam Day, Peter Wright, Ryan Davis
FOL Tom Nicholls, Jack Martin, Touk Miller
I/C Matt Rosa, Callum Ah Chee, Jesse Joyce, Jarrod Garlett
EMG Trent McKenzie, Sean Lemmens, Seb Tape
Matt Rosa
Seb Tape (Omitted)
MILESTONES: Joshua Schoenfeld – Played 1st game

Shags’ Watchlist

The Suns midfield is decimated, and someone has to play in the guts. That player is Touk Miller (Fwd/Mid $405,000 AF be 36 $448,600 be 67 DT) 3 round average of 110, he has been relishing the opportunity. Hes cheap and worth a punt, especially if it allows you a double “upgrade” this week.

Fremantle v Sydney Swans at Subiaco Oval (3.20pm)


B Garrick Ibbotson, Zac Dawson, Cameron Sutcliffe
HB Tommy Sheridan, Sam Collins, Lee Spurr
C Danyle Pearce, Lachie Neale, Hayden Crozier
HF Lachie Weller, Matt Taberner, Michael Walters
F Shane Yarran, Matthew Pavlich, Chris Mayne
FOL Zac Clarke, David Mundy, Stephen Hill
I/C Ed Langdon, Matt de Boer, Darcy Tucker, Alex Silvagni
EMG Tendai Mzungu, Jack Hannath, Ethan Hughes
Matthew Pavlich, Matt de Boer, Darcy Tucker, Alex Silvagni
Jonathon Griffin (Omitted), Tendai Mzungu (Omitted), Connor Blakely (Omitted), Nick Suban (Omitted)
MILESTONES: Lee Spurr – Playing 100th game, Shane Yarran – Played 1st game, Matthew Pavlich – Playing 350th game


B Nick Smith, Aliir Aliir, Callum Mills
HB Dane Rampe, Heath Grundy, Jarrad McVeigh
C Jake Lloyd, Josh P. Kennedy, Harry Cunningham
HF Tom Mitchell, Lance Franklin, Luke Parker
F Isaac Heeney, Gary Rohan, Dean Towers
FOL Sam Naismith, Kieren Jack, Dan Hannebery
I/C George Hewett, Toby Nankervis, Tom Papley, Xavier Richards
EMG Jordan Foote, Ben McGlynn, Ted Richards
Jarrad McVeigh, Toby Nankervis
Jordan Foote (Omitted), Callum Sinclair (Knee)

MILESTONES: Jordan Foote – Played 1st game

Shags’ Watchlist

Sam Naismith (Fwd/ruck $202,000 be -21 AF $191,900 be -49 DT) hasnt done much wrong for swans, with two respectable scores of 73 and 88. Comes a bit pricey now for a rookie, however if your ruck bench is shot and you need cover for Stef Martin this week, look no further.

Adelaide v Essendon at Adelaide Oval (4.40pm)


B Luke Brown, Daniel Talia, Kyle Hartigan
HB David Mackay, Jake Lever, Kyle Cheney
C Paul Seedsman, Brad Crouch, Rory Atkins
HF Charlie Cameron, Tom Lynch, Eddie Betts
F Richard Douglas, Mitch McGovern, Josh Jenkins
FOL Sam Jacobs, Rory Sloane, Matt Crouch
I/C Scott Thompson, Rory Laird, Brodie Smith, Jarryd Lyons
EMG Wayne Milera, Harrison Wigg, Reilly O’Brien
David Mackay, Paul Seedsman
Ricky Henderson (Achilles), Taylor Walker (Ankle)


B Matt Dea, Michael Hartley, Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti
HB Martin Gleeson, Sam Michael, Aaron Francis
C Zach Merrett, David Zaharakis, Will Hams
HF Adam Cooney, Patrick Ambrose, Orazio Fantasia
F Jayden Laverde, Joe Daniher, Darcy Parish
FOL Matthew Leuenberger, Craig Bird, Brendon Goddard
I/C Courtenay Dempsey, Kyle Langford, Conor McKenna, James Polkinghorne
EMG Jackson Merrett, Mason Redman, Sam Grimley
Sam Michael, Craig Bird, James Polkinghorne
Shaun McKernan (Illness), James Kelly (Rested), Mitch Brown (Groin)
MILESTONES: Aaron Francis – Played 1st game

Shags’ Watchlist

Not ideal for BE or even price and his form has been slightly down, but you trade Rory Sloane (Mid $570,000 be 146 AF $ 595,400 be 166 DT) in this week solely for the 1 week potential against the bombers.



  1. tom dangerwood

    July 28, 2016 at 6:31 pm

    how long will boyd be out?

    • tom dangerwood

      July 28, 2016 at 6:34 pm

      Soreness apparently, worth keeping him?

      • Brillzy03

        July 28, 2016 at 6:50 pm

        Of course, should only be 1 week. Soreness is usually just another way of saying “rested”

    • Shags

      July 28, 2016 at 6:57 pm

      I think it depends if you have a crutch game this week or not. For me this is terrible news as I have a must win game in my most competitive league to make sure I keep my 8th spot. I may have to trade in AF.

      • Dicko

        July 28, 2016 at 11:33 pm

        Clutch or crunch. Or is a crutch game one that feels like a kick in the balls if you lose?

        • Fooz


          July 29, 2016 at 12:22 am

          +2. ()() (hopefully)

        • Shags

          July 29, 2016 at 6:08 pm

          meant Clutch, but your definition of Crutch is better.

  2. Kanye West

    July 28, 2016 at 6:36 pm

    Fucking carnage

  3. ass2mouthcabbage

    July 28, 2016 at 6:41 pm

    Worth keeping Boyd and Martin? Got Collins and Naismith as cover and #1 spot in league secured

    • ass2mouthcabbage

      July 28, 2016 at 6:42 pm

      Oh Martin is listed as rested, Definitely worth holding him. Boyd should only miss a week yeah?

      • Brillzy03

        July 28, 2016 at 6:51 pm

        Definitely just 1 week. Soreness is usually just another way of saying β€œrested”

  4. Whitey

    July 28, 2016 at 6:42 pm

    Blakely doing all the right things and getting omitted πŸ˜©πŸ˜©πŸ˜’πŸ˜’ Spewin

    • Shags

      July 28, 2016 at 7:35 pm

      Freo have had a woeful season. least they can do is play their youngsters.

  5. MGPT

    July 28, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    0% gametime this week for Blakely, so only a slight change from his usual 3%.

  6. Diesel

    July 28, 2016 at 7:14 pm

    Riewoldt or R.Gray for last forward spot?

    • Charles

      July 28, 2016 at 7:30 pm


    • Shags

      July 28, 2016 at 7:38 pm

      Both are great choices.
      Gray plays Lions this week so he could rack up the points. Id say gray.

  7. I've got a hard wick

    July 28, 2016 at 7:23 pm

    Jane’s Kelly out is probably worth being in the notable list I would’ve thought…. Argh.

    • I've got a hard wick

      July 28, 2016 at 7:24 pm


    • Shags

      July 28, 2016 at 7:29 pm

      True. Updating now.

      • I've got a hard wick

        July 28, 2016 at 7:45 pm

        Cheers. Be better if you could change it so he gets picked though.

        • Shags

          July 28, 2016 at 7:55 pm

          Lol I wish I had those powers.

  8. Stevo

    July 28, 2016 at 7:30 pm

    Team here

    My trade thoughts are cox to smith and hams to laird, same amount of premos playing and if suckers is back next week I get an extra premo.


    • Shags

      July 28, 2016 at 7:37 pm

      This is one week where some extra upgrades to cover holes will be required.
      Im going to have to take a punt on a fwd/ruck to cover stef martin in DT. sucks.

      • Stevo

        July 28, 2016 at 7:40 pm

        I have to play logan austin… :'(

      • Shags

        July 28, 2016 at 7:58 pm

        If it makes you feel any better Im taking a donut for my RDT this week, cos I only have cox as ruck backup for Stef, and I dont want to waste a trade, since they are gold over finals.

        • Stevo

          July 28, 2016 at 8:01 pm

          I have to as well for rdt. and im ranked 64th

        • Stevo

          July 28, 2016 at 8:19 pm

          worth going currie to naismith and have only one trade left?

        • AndyHawk

          July 29, 2016 at 1:06 am

          How many trades do you have left? I have the same issue and considering burning one of my 3 remaining trades to bring Archie Smith in as cover

          • Shags

            July 29, 2016 at 6:09 pm

            I have 2. Im set for finals in most leagues, not that highly ranked, and out of eliminator. Trade isnt worth it for me.

  9. Andy

    July 28, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    How long is suckling out?

    • Shags

      July 28, 2016 at 7:54 pm

      They said just soreness so you’d be hopeful for just one week.

      • Will


        July 29, 2016 at 10:52 am

        makes you wonder why the hell the dogs are resting suckers and boyd, two important defenders, for a huge match against geelong???? thats my only worry, and that it might be an actual injury. especially considering wallis and redpath last week


        Bevvy Y U DO DIS?

  10. Jay

    July 28, 2016 at 7:48 pm

    My team this week with only 4K in bank

    Shaw, doc, vince, laird, Williams, Biggs (Collins, Hartley)
    Danger, rocky, Steven, hunter, titch, b Ellis, c smith, Mathieson (Kelly, Phillips)
    Gawn, Jacobs (Naismith, cox)
    Zerrett, Zorko, dusty, r gray, monty, Franklin (hams, Reid)

    Was hoping to move this week Biggs and Mathieson for b crouch and mengola, then next week bring in perhaps Cripps for c smith and cox out for rookie but this week have Kelly out

    Options ???

    • Joel

      July 28, 2016 at 8:03 pm

      Get out Biggs, sub Kelly to the backline, get in Mengola. You’ll have to play collins but only for this week while Kelly is out. Then you have 250+ in the bank to upgrade maybe Matheison to a premo mid like Treloar, Parker, Bont, Neale ect.

  11. ben

    July 28, 2016 at 7:52 pm

    Gray or Jack Steven to bring in???

    • Stevo

      July 28, 2016 at 7:57 pm

      hard question, both will get tagged this week. Steven will average more but if you need a forward obviously gray then. I would go Steven

    • Shags

      July 28, 2016 at 7:59 pm

      On pure point potential Id say Steven, however it depends completely on your forward structure.

      • Diesel

        July 29, 2016 at 12:39 am

        Am I missing something here? Steven the clear choice. How is this even a debate unless bringing Steven in means starting a rookie in the forward line.

  12. Ben

    July 28, 2016 at 7:55 pm

    Will libba go big with half the bulldogs midfield out?? Or trade him?

    • Shags

      July 28, 2016 at 8:00 pm

      If you have the luxury to trade Libba with the carnage this week, trade. There are better midfield premos.

      • Ben

        July 28, 2016 at 8:33 pm

        Def: Bartel, Hodge, Laird, Vince, Hemmelmann, Collins. Bench: Kelly & Boyd

        Mid: Sloane, Libba, Danger, Rockliff, Merrett, Gibbs, Mathieson, T Mitchell. Bench: S Reid & T. Phillips

        Ruck: Gawn, Naismith, Bench Martin & Currie

        Fwd: Cox(Swapped for Naismith), Hams, C Smith, Wells, Robinson, Martin.. Bench: Hall & Suckling

        $316,000 in the bank.

        I was going to go Cox for Menegola & Libba for Steven… What would you do??

        • Rohan

          July 28, 2016 at 8:47 pm

          get rid of a rook mathieson/hammelman/collins/hams

        • AndyHawk

          July 29, 2016 at 1:15 am

          Trade Hall, been out 2 weeks now with his hamstring

    • Stevo

      July 28, 2016 at 8:00 pm

      he should have been traded out by now. If you have nothing better to do this week I would still trade.

  13. Joel

    July 28, 2016 at 7:59 pm

    Is Boyd only out for a week with soreness. On the Afl team lineups it says he is out with an Achilles injury. Also read an article stating he is added to the Bulldogs injury list.

    • Shags

      July 28, 2016 at 8:10 pm

      They are saying soreness on the Dogs website. That would imply rested 1 week. However you never no if there will be complications or not with oldman calves.

  14. dudstars

    July 28, 2016 at 7:59 pm

    Fuck! Prelims this week in my cash league and already been dealt carnage! Boyd to doc or bartel? I do have collins on the bench but too risky? And stef martin to grundy or jacobs?

  15. Frosty

    July 28, 2016 at 7:59 pm

    Worth getting Menengola and play Drummond on field just for a week or get Wills/Marcon and get Johanisen.

    Not too concerned about rank and have top 4 locked in all leagues

    • Shags

      July 28, 2016 at 8:12 pm

      Menegola is the better rookie option. But its at time of year where cashcow potential is potentially less important than fixing your onfield structure.

      having a decent rookie emergency for backup is still a consideration.

      • Frosty

        July 28, 2016 at 8:16 pm

        cheers mate, think ill just cop drummond for a week not too keen on johanisen at the cattery anyway

  16. BO

    July 28, 2016 at 8:09 pm

    Have Suckling and Boyd out and backline is currently as follows:

    DEF: Boyd, Docherty, Shaw, Suckling, Kolo, Ruggles (Lee, Broad)

    I’m not too fussed about my overall rank although it is within the top 3000 which I’m happy with, I just want to win my league and I should this week anyway. I’ve got two options:

    1) Boyd –> Simpson
    Suckling –> Laird

    2) Lee –> Z. Cordy (Play on ground for 1 week)
    Suckling –> Simpson

    Whats better? And is Boyd definitely out for this one week?

    • Shags

      July 28, 2016 at 8:13 pm

      Id consider Whitecross as a possible cover. he looks a bit more settled in the hawks lineup IMO.

    • Mr K0

      July 29, 2016 at 3:55 pm

      I’ve got a similar issue. Have gone Suckling to Bartel and Brand(Lee) to Drummond on field. Keeps me with Boyd, hopefully back next week. I wish they were clearer in saying someone is rested.
      Suckling to Bartel a upgrade anyway imo

  17. Rohan

    July 28, 2016 at 8:34 pm

    JJ or bartel

    • AndyHawk

      July 29, 2016 at 1:18 am

      Bartel so long as he doesnt get rested again

  18. Best mid

    July 28, 2016 at 8:35 pm

    Play collins or ruggles?

  19. zacp97

    July 28, 2016 at 8:38 pm

    Who will be out for longer suckling or Boyd?

  20. Nathan W

    July 28, 2016 at 8:41 pm

    Any chance Laird an out for Sunday? is he usually named on the bench?

    • zacp97

      July 28, 2016 at 8:52 pm

      He is usually named on the bench

      • Nathan W

        July 28, 2016 at 8:56 pm

        thanks mate! was starting to lose my shit

  21. Andy.B

    July 28, 2016 at 9:15 pm

    Thanks to the Boyd and Martin omissions my Super Coach team is dead. The AFL fantasy team should still be okay.

  22. Benn

    July 28, 2016 at 9:15 pm

    Got ruggles, tucker, Collins, Mathieson,Reid,frost, clay smith,hams, Phillips, linc mc carthy
    Who to get rid of first for a upgrade downgrade?

    • Fooz


      July 29, 2016 at 12:25 pm

      the ones not playing

  23. Crisis

    July 28, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    I had planned on going Ruggles to Docherty this week then downgrade to Menegola, holding Hall….BUT with Stef out i’ve had to DPP and move Naismith to replace him.

    So thinking of holding Ruggles once again (will be Docherty next week with spare cash), DPP Tom Phillips to F8, trade Mason Cox to Menegola then trade Hall to someone under $520k.

    Thoughts on this move and who to bring in??

    Riewoldt, Montagna, Buddy, or anyone else

    Already have Dusty, Merrett, Gray, Zorko, Clay Smith

    Leaves me $180k next week for Ruggles upgrade….

    • Sam

      July 28, 2016 at 9:46 pm

      Riewold or montagna hard to go past with games under the roof.

      Dahlias if you were a bit more game could be an option. But i would be leaning towards the volt.

      • Crisis

        July 28, 2016 at 10:12 pm

        Cheers Sam. You reckon Roo is worth the extra $50k over the others?

  24. Sam

    July 28, 2016 at 9:43 pm

    hams to menegola via dpp locked in.

    Thoughts on second trade though?

    kerridge > gibbs or anyone up to sloane
    kelly > docherty (have collins for bench cover this week)

    any help would be great thanks guys!!

    • Crisis

      July 28, 2016 at 10:05 pm

      How about kerridge to JPK

  25. busta

    July 28, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    should i go docerty or jj in this week. based on my trades for next week, if i go doc this week i might not be able to get martin and dahlhaus depending on price rises and price drops.. but if i go jj i can definetly get both and mabe even have some money left over?

    any help would be appreciated :)

    • Lukey85

      July 28, 2016 at 10:09 pm

      Go Doc mate. He is a must have.

  26. Lukey85

    July 28, 2016 at 10:08 pm

    Aaaand Ruggles survives another week. Hoping to complete my team sometime this season.

  27. Matt

    July 28, 2016 at 10:35 pm

    Kelly, Suckers and Stef out. Have no ruck cover for Stef.
    Should I waste a trade to get cover for Stef or cop a donut and fix the other issues?

    • Fooz


      July 29, 2016 at 12:33 pm

      Fix suckers, and consider carefully. Kelly and Stef are the only ones listed as “rested”

  28. Stevo

    July 28, 2016 at 10:38 pm

    are boyd and suckling just a week?

    • TheySeeMeRIOLIng

      July 28, 2016 at 10:53 pm

      think so

  29. TheySeeMeRIOLIng

    July 28, 2016 at 10:52 pm

    Who should i Bring in? Docherty or Gibson? Gibson will save me money and tends to do better against the lower ranked teams but is risky and Doch is pretty safe.

    • Shags

      July 29, 2016 at 6:11 pm

      Docherty is a gun this year. Gibbo is erratic. He has the odd huge score, but a lot of crap.

  30. Amal George

    July 28, 2016 at 10:59 pm

    With Stefan out, is it worth passing on Menegola to bring Archie Smith as cover? The other option is for me to double downgrade. I have a top 4 spot locked away in my main league.

    • Crisis

      July 28, 2016 at 11:33 pm

      Menegola makes sense to generate cash, but if you have other pressing issues then pass on him

    • AndyHawk

      July 29, 2016 at 1:22 am

      If you’re not concerned about overall rank then double downgrading should put you in a great position next week

  31. zacp97

    July 28, 2016 at 11:58 pm

    Can get any mid except for Danger, Rocky, Hunter, Pendlebury, Duncan, Hannebery and Gaff
    I’m just looking for best average for rest of the season and I don’t care about value
    Who should I get?

  32. Justin

    July 29, 2016 at 1:05 am

    Should I field Menegola over Kerridge?

    • Fooz


      July 29, 2016 at 12:34 pm

      I’d say yes. considering that Menegola’s named, and altho Kerridge is as well, there was a shoulder concern that he played through last week.

  33. Wathdog

    July 29, 2016 at 5:55 pm

    Watch my fantasy video for tips to how to deal with the Round 19 outs and it shows my team.

  34. Oliver


    July 29, 2016 at 6:11 pm

    Who should I put on field out of Collins and Drummond?

  35. Romeo Mella

    August 28, 2016 at 1:55 am

    Kennedy, who set a record at the Swans for most disposals in a single season last year, is on track to set a new mark in 2016 with four games plus the finals to come.

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