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We have liftoff – Ep. 116

The boys are pumped and have an action packed podcast as the weekly show returns.

The new season of AFL Fantasy launched last week and The Traders have wasted no time in getting their squads together. Roy, Calvin and Warnie are back in the studio for their weekly podcast discussing the big issues facing Fantasy Coaches ahead of the round one lockout.

In the latest episode of the Official AFL Fantasy Podcast, the lads discuss their squads as they stand and what to expect in 2017.

Also in this week’s podcast:

  • New features of the game.
  • The first cut of The Traders’ Classic team.
  • Predictions for the top scoring players in each position (see list below).
  • Fantasy question time from social media. Starting squad strategy – guns ‘n’ rookies versus mid-priced players, who the bargains are of 2017, which ruckmen to select and more.
  • Lions’ midfielder Dayne Beams chats about his pre-season and Jack Ziebell shares his best buys from the Roos.

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The Traders’ prediction for top scoring players by position

As at 30 January 2017

DEFENDERS (selected by Calvin)

  1. Taylor Adams
  2. Heath Shaw
  3. Sam Docherty
  4. Matthew Boyd
  5. Leigh Montagna
  6. Kade Simpson

In the mix: Jake Lloyd, Jason Johannisen, Luke Hodge, Rory Laird
Roughy: Hamish Hartlett

MIDFIELDERS (selected by Roy)

  1. Tom Rockliff
  2. Patrick Dangerfield
  3. Adam Treloar
  4. Tom Mitchell
  5. Zach Merrett
  6. Luke Parker
  7. Lachie Neale
  8. Josh Kennedy

In the mix: Dan Hannebery, Nat Fyfe
Roughy: Michael Barlow

RUCKS (selected by Warnie)

  1. Max Gawn
  2. Brodie Grundy

In the mix: Todd Goldstein, Stefan Martin
The roughy: Sam Jacobs

FORWARDS (selected by Warnie)

  1. Jack Macrae
  2. Nick Riewoldt
  3. Luke Dahlhaus
  4. Isaac Smith
  5. Lance Franklin
  6. Brett Deledio

In the mix: Toby Greene, Tom Lynch (ADE), Josh Caddy
The roughy: Isaac Heeney



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