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198 Comments

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    Jay

    August 5, 2016 at 6:48 pm

    Danger, rocky, Steven, hunter, titch, b Ellis, t Miller

    Need one more premium mid this week and ????? Can afford anyone

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      zaydb

      August 5, 2016 at 6:51 pm

      JPK/Sloane/Coniglio.
      My pick from those is Sloane.

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    ryan

    August 5, 2016 at 6:49 pm

    Should i go houli or bartel to finish of my Defence please help as i cant decide lol

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    Shags

    August 5, 2016 at 6:49 pm

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    PMac

    August 5, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    Boyd or Laird?

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      zaydb

      August 5, 2016 at 6:53 pm

      Can’t go wrong with Boyd.

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    AndyHawk

    August 5, 2016 at 6:52 pm

    Worth holding Stef to save a trade if it means having to play Sam Grimley for 1 round? This is for RDT

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      zaydb

      August 5, 2016 at 6:54 pm

      Are you in a must win situation? If yes, trade. If no, hold him.

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        AndyHawk

        August 5, 2016 at 6:55 pm

        One league yes, the other no – I held him last week and took a donut thinking he would be back this round

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          Shags

          August 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm

          I held the donut as well. If the other league is important to you, Id say burn the trade.

          Finals are the time to use them. Its cut throat time.

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            AndyHawk

            August 5, 2016 at 7:07 pm

            Yep, you’re probably right. I was just half hoping I could save it to improve the team elsewhere. No idea what to expect from Grimley could be 25 could be 70.

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      Shags

      August 5, 2016 at 6:55 pm

      Are you in finals? Are you likely to win with Sam Grimley on field?

      Is winning and getting a week off worth the trade?

      These are the questions you need to ask.

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      Simon

      August 5, 2016 at 7:06 pm

      Yep, I’m doing it. Last trade is Ablett to Danger. Good luck amigo!

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    Shane

    August 5, 2016 at 6:54 pm

    Can’t decide between Bartel, JJ or Houli to replace ruggles

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      zaydb

      August 5, 2016 at 6:54 pm

      Houli for mine.

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      AndyHawk

      August 5, 2016 at 6:57 pm

      Id go Bartel, has a great run home and surely wont get another rest

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    Diesel

    August 5, 2016 at 6:54 pm

    Wills or Marcov? Who has better job security?

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      Shags

      August 5, 2016 at 6:56 pm

      Id say marcon at tiges as they are playing their rookies, buts it is a raffle.

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      zaydb

      August 5, 2016 at 6:56 pm

      Marcon I assume you’re talking about. I think Marcon.

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    Stuart

    August 5, 2016 at 6:56 pm

    Simpson, Kelly or Boyd to bring in for Ruggles? Opponent has Kelly & Simpson

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      Shags

      August 5, 2016 at 6:56 pm

      Boyd.

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      zaydb

      August 5, 2016 at 6:57 pm

      Boyd

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      AndyHawk

      August 5, 2016 at 6:58 pm

      Boyd over the rest of the year, but Simpson may well go bigger this week.

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      Simon

      August 5, 2016 at 7:07 pm

      Simpson has Essendon in the GF if you reckon you’ll make it that far

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    Chuck

    August 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm

    Captain Dusty, Rocky or Neale?

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      nicko.k2309

      August 5, 2016 at 7:04 pm

      Rocky

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      zaydb

      August 5, 2016 at 7:04 pm

      Neale from those, don’t trust Rocky without Stef in all honesty and Collingwood haven’t conceded a 120 score for a month.

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    Warren

    August 5, 2016 at 7:03 pm

    Should I field Naismith or use my trade to go Hams to Dahlhaus… then bench Naismith / Petracca?

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      zaydb

      August 5, 2016 at 7:05 pm

      What would be the trade you do instead of Hams to Dahlhaus?

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        Warren

        August 5, 2016 at 7:07 pm

        Hold. I have 2 trades left in RDT.

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          zaydb

          August 5, 2016 at 7:10 pm

          If you believe Naismith will score well, I might hold for this one more week. Personally I think Naismith will score well against a fake ruckman in Trengove.

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            Jackson

            August 6, 2016 at 10:43 pm

            You’re wrong!!!

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          Warren

          August 5, 2016 at 7:11 pm

          So instead of using a trade i would save it and field Naismith. Just not sure as 15-20 points can decide a game. I know Naismith is capable of 80’s

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        Warren

        August 5, 2016 at 7:26 pm

        thanks for the advice guys! I’m holding this week.

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      AndyHawk

      August 5, 2016 at 7:13 pm

      Depends how close your match up is. Naismith should be good for an 85 at least this week you would think.
      Im worried about using all my trades up with the rumours of Merrett, Riewoldt etc. getting rested over the next few weeks.

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    ben

    August 5, 2016 at 7:11 pm

    Danger is going to miss

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      zaydb

      August 5, 2016 at 7:11 pm

      Excussssee meeeeee?

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      AndyHawk

      August 5, 2016 at 7:14 pm

      Not if it means they might miss out on the top 4. Its to close up there to be taking chances at the moment

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      CapnOblivious

      August 5, 2016 at 7:18 pm

      Get out.

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    Gazza

    August 5, 2016 at 7:14 pm

    With Suckers not back, I can upgrade him to any defender such as Boyd, Simpson, Kelly, Houli, Bartel, Vince, JJ and keep Sam Reid at F6

    Or play Collins @ D6 n the backline and upgrade Reid to Dahlhaus?

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      zaydb

      August 5, 2016 at 7:15 pm

      Boyd and Reid over Dahl and Collins

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    Brendan

    August 5, 2016 at 7:16 pm

    Top 3 defenders this week

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    Rodge

    August 5, 2016 at 7:36 pm

    Sloane Selwood or Rockliff captain?

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    Lukey85

    August 5, 2016 at 7:45 pm

    Good luck all 🖒

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    Where's The Fyfe

    August 5, 2016 at 10:02 pm

    Dependlebury they reckon. What a piece of shit.

    • Blaise

      Blaise

      August 6, 2016 at 1:23 am

      Yeah! Screw him for averaging over 105 without missing a game all year and then getting injured!

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    Joey

    August 5, 2016 at 10:33 pm

    there goes my trade plans. Pendlebury another forced trade!

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    Ravalle

    August 6, 2016 at 10:22 am

    So on a non fastasy footy topic..I support the Pies and my best mate is a tiger…Fair to say that my weekend hasnt started well and have had to turn my phone down so as not to keep getting phone calls with just the Richmond theme song playing!!!

    Back to fantasy footy…3 awesome league match ups this weekend…making things even better is that the opponent with the closest team to mine still has 9 unique players…Has been a great season where coaches have gone in all different directions with trades…..Good start for me thanks to Treloar and Dusty…..(2/225)
    Best of luck to all this weekend…except my opponents of course!

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      gambler

      August 6, 2016 at 1:07 pm

      If I was your mate I’d park at the front of your house blasting the Tiges theme song :)

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        Ravalle

        August 7, 2016 at 6:06 pm

        lol….Wouldnt have surprised if he had….all good I went and had a few beers with him this arvo and let him get all the gloating out…..

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    xxxx

    August 6, 2016 at 3:40 pm

    What a mixed bag.

    – My “genius” move of swinging Trengove into RUC to cover for Martin, and Naismith playing in FWDs not going to work.

    + As a result of above I was forced to keep Hodge – looks like he will ton up. And Isaac Smith and Tom Mitchell – 2 reluctant and chancy trade-ins two weeks ago because I didn’t have the cash to go to JPK, are going well.

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    mfawcett

    August 6, 2016 at 3:59 pm

    Someone want to tell me what Vince and Gray are up to? At work and their score’s aren’t helping much:)

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      xxxx

      August 6, 2016 at 4:09 pm

      Vince nearly 100 – 1 quarter to go.
      Which Gray do you want? Sam Gray on 95, nearly full time. Robbie Gray on 40, nearly full time

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        mfawcett

        August 6, 2016 at 4:17 pm

        not good, cheers for that:)

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          mfawcett

          August 6, 2016 at 4:21 pm

          that was meant for King Fisha:)

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        mfawcett

        August 6, 2016 at 4:20 pm

        haha, Robbie Gray who only has the 40!!! Was meaning Bernie Vince who’s only on 51 according to AFL stats? Which Vince are you talking about?

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          xxxx

          August 6, 2016 at 4:36 pm

          Sorry, I looked up Viney at the time…

          btw…Viney’s gonna crack 140 at current rate.

          Vince on 73

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            mfawcett

            August 6, 2016 at 4:40 pm

            loving his game, have him in RDT and been a great POD:)Currently in finals with a guy ranked 10th overall, I’m 140th and Viney is being a big difference:) He’s unfortunately having his off week at a bad time with Pendles, Gibson and Sam Mitchell as his uniques against my Titch, Parker and Viney. No complaints here:)

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            mfawcett

            August 6, 2016 at 5:28 pm

            Vince finished off Fantasy wise with a decent 79 so can’t complain with that. A 39 point last 1/4 was it?

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    King Fisha

    August 6, 2016 at 4:14 pm

    Robbie Gray carrying an injury all game. Didn’t attend any center bounces from what i watched. Played full forward. Looked like the power where just trying to hide him. Port got smashed. Robbie was definately sore/carrying something

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    King Fisha

    August 6, 2016 at 4:33 pm

    Max Gawn is the real deal :( Beacuse i don’t own him, i spent more on Sauce Jacobs and well that was a fail, Jacobs injury last week aside. Next year… I think i’ll have too pick him.

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      xxxx

      August 6, 2016 at 4:38 pm

      I think the two rucks that you should start next year with ought to be the double G – Gawn and Grundy.

      Not sure about Stef Martin going forward, as Brisbane need to develop a 2nd tier ruck (Archie Smith) along with the other kids they are playing now.

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        lizard-of-oz

        August 6, 2016 at 5:14 pm

        Martin will be so cheap next year ..he’s almost a must pick. Gawn’s price will be inflated from his end of 2016 price.That’s what they do.Given Goldstein’s season I’ll be pretty cagey about rucks 2017.

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          King Fisha

          August 6, 2016 at 5:23 pm

          xxxx makes a valod point. About archie smith. If Stef isn’t the solo ruck in the team. I don’t know if we should pick him. Because everyteam in todays game needs a chop out ruckman that can play forward. Which Brisbane don’t have. I dunno about Grundy either… He got smashed in the ruck against Hampson last night. Had a great first half tho. Jesse white was the chop out also mason cox was a full time forward who could also ruck. Next year i’m actually scared thinking about ruckman. Set and forget isn’t as set as you may think

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    zaydb

    August 6, 2016 at 5:20 pm

    IT’S A GRAND OLD FLAG

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      mfawcett

      August 6, 2016 at 5:27 pm

      oh hell yeah!!! What a win! can’t wait to get home from work and watch it:)

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      gambler

      August 6, 2016 at 5:55 pm

      Will lose to Port next week

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        zaydb

        August 6, 2016 at 11:03 pm

        That was Richmond’s last win of the season.

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    xxxx

    August 6, 2016 at 8:21 pm

    Clay Smith done for the night – concussion in the opening 5 mins of the game.

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      Sir relton

      August 6, 2016 at 9:06 pm

      That’s gonna screw 2 of my finals. Damn.

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      Stench

      August 6, 2016 at 10:18 pm

      Probably ended my season. Emergencies should really cover for injured players as well. I hope they change that next year.

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        Jack

        August 7, 2016 at 12:03 am

        Agreed. What makes it worse is that my emergency forward (Oleg Markov) scored 101. I’d be in a much better position if either

        a) the rules allowed for an emergency score to count if an on-field player were to go down in the first 15 minutes or so

        or

        b) Smith hadn’t had any involvement in the play at all, thereby leaving him with a score of 0, and thus bringing my emergency into the game.

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          Dicko

          August 7, 2016 at 11:26 am

          b) if he plays it still counts even if no touches

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          Tbd

          August 7, 2016 at 2:05 pm

          My idea was for the 8th emergency to be a wildcard spot so it could be any position, but if their score is higher than any other players it counts instead of the lowest scoring player at their positions. So an inconsistent premo with a high ceiling (Toby Greene for example) could be perfect as that spot. Would help with injuries and under performing players.

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    Leeroy

    August 6, 2016 at 8:34 pm

    Is there any way to watch live fantasy scores with the match time displayhed with the game score hidden?

    The crows Brisbane game is a delayed telecast here. I know I can use the fantasy app/site but it doesn’t show how much time has passed in the game live.

    I remember I used to be able to do this on fanfooty, but can’t see this option anymore

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    snozulu

    August 6, 2016 at 11:46 pm

    I am absolutely stuffed lol will lose all three leagues with pendles, gray and smith’s shit scores.

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      Zap

      August 7, 2016 at 12:17 am

      I’m screwed too :( R.Gray (WTF), Gibson (Rage trade), Heater (Useless) & C Smith (No midfield time just the bench, unlucky) FMDT !!!!!

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        snozulu

        August 7, 2016 at 2:17 am

        That’s the nature of the game unfortunately. It’s been a funny year. I had the 18th highest score last week and this week the opposite. I just see the funny side to it, can’t do much else. One thing i am happy about is that i was one of the people that somehow lost all the points i scored in the first round from some glitch and was ranked in the last couple of thousand and slowly but surely i have crept myself up to around 26000. Anyways i hope you have a second chance in some of your leagues i am in only one.

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          Andy.B

          August 7, 2016 at 10:49 am

          Smith’s 5 will cost me one win, possibly two, but there’s always next week… (I made the top four in all of my leagues bar one.)

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    theboys

    August 7, 2016 at 10:00 am

    Simpson, Zerrett, Menegola, Neale vs 67, Danger (c) and Blicavs who wins?

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      Grovers Guns

      August 7, 2016 at 10:26 am

      Good close finish

      I see – 95+120+85+120=420 V 67+280+75=422
      Good luck whichever side you are on.

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    Grovers Guns

    August 7, 2016 at 10:21 am

    Not a bad Sunday morning score with 1195 from 12 (better than my tipping account anyway)
    Thanks to Laird, Hanners,Rocky, TMitchell, Goldy And Dusty. Will add Archie Smith for his ruck cover of Stef
    No thanks to Heater, Hunter and Wingard

    Still got Docherty , Simpson, Captain Danger, Neale, Jelwood, Gaff, Zerrett, Monty, Walters and Luey to come so hopefully can push 2300 which should be enough to get me through to next week.

    Cashed up for some forward upgrades (Walters and Wingard) just don’t know who else to get with Zorko

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    GarysAGod

    August 7, 2016 at 10:33 am

    Sorry boys, here to gloat because ive finally hit some form after the shittest start to a year i can remember having.

    Over the last 5 weeks i have traded in – Tom lynch (GCS) averaging 95 (got him at 390k) TT Lynch 80, 142 Brodie smith 80, 127 Jpk 131, 109, 156, 105, Adams 103, 140, 95 and Selwood 128, 106, 91.

    Apologies for the most cockhead post of all time but Im just pretty proud of myself for not making reactionary trades and actually trading in players based on what I think they are gonna do not what they have done :D

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      Walter

      August 7, 2016 at 10:45 am

      Need to go to Rio and get yourself a medal ;)

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        GarysAGod

        August 7, 2016 at 11:30 am

        Ahahhahahha, fair ;)

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    Kyle

    August 7, 2016 at 3:48 pm

    Yeah look i’d appreciate if you actually tried Danger. lol

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    nkthegunner12

    August 7, 2016 at 4:09 pm

    I don’t think Dangerfield realises how many people have captained him

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      Lewie-14

      August 7, 2016 at 4:15 pm

      Need a 130 point second half !!!

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      xxxx

      August 7, 2016 at 4:48 pm

      Dangerfield will be the cause of me being eliminated in my two RDT leagues straight away.

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        xxxx

        August 7, 2016 at 5:46 pm

        Nevermind Danger – he came good.

        F#@* off Gaff & Bartel, ruined all my leagues

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    Mat

    August 7, 2016 at 4:21 pm

    Mfawcett, we’re in a tight contest in the dt talk wa league. I need Blicavs to stay within 2 points of Bartel!

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      mfawcett

      August 7, 2016 at 4:47 pm

      haha, the way Bartel is scoring I think you’ve got me quite easily. 13 points in it just looking now at start of the third quarter.

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    Kyle

    August 7, 2016 at 6:04 pm

    Was ranked 80 pre-round. Horrible 2225 from me this week now has me currently at 104. Very disappointed in the likes of Hanley/Hunter/Gray/Shaw/Steven/Motlop

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    Laurence Eguchi

    September 1, 2016 at 12:47 am

    Adelaide and North Melbourne kick off the round tonight so make sure you have those players locked away safely, as they can not be moved once the first ball is bounced.

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