Fantasy coaches are in the final stages of Bye preparation, unfortunately there are a couple of key injuries (Dangerfield & Williams) to get through in Round 10 for a fair few coaches.
Injury & job security information will be critical over the next few weeks for trading purposes, nearly every player traded in from this point will be starting on ground at some point between Rounds 12-14.
The 190pts put up by Lachie Whitfield has restricted non-owners severely, what looked like a formality for a decent price drop has turned into a scramble to find extra cash to target him if not this week then in Round 11.
Here are some quick grabs from Round 9.
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Since Josh Jenkins was dropped, Tom Lynch has averaged 95.0pts (5 Games).
Hugh McCluggage has averaged 100.6pts from his last 6 games (Season Ave: 92.7).
Matthew Kreuzer has averaged 76.8pts from his 4 games this season.
Adam Treloar has averaged 113.2pts from his last 5 games (Season Ave: 113.7).
Dyson Heppell scored a season low 75pts in Round 9, he averaged 101.0pts between Rounds 1-8.
David Mundy has averaged 109.5pts from his last 6 games (Season Ave: 95.1).
Mitch Duncan has averaged 129.3pts from his last 4 games, he averaged 97.4pts between Rounds 1-5.
Brayden Fiorini has scored 100pts or more in 75.0% of games this season, he scored 100pts or more in 36.4% of games in 2018.
Lachie Whitfield scored a career high 190pts in Round 9, he has averaged 137.0pts from non-injury games this season.
Jon Ceglar scored 101pts in Round 9 (2nd Career highest score), Ben McEvoy didn’t return after Half Time due to an ankle injury.
Angus Brayshaw averaged 105.5pts from his opening 6 games of the season, he has averaged 68.7pts from his last 3 games.
Jack Ziebell averaged 66.8pts from his opening 5 games this season, since moving into the midfield he has averaged 108.8pts.
Sam Gray has scored 100pts or more in 3 of his last 5 games, he has averaged 98.4pts over the same period.
Dustin Martin scored a season high 135pts in Round 9, he has averaged 94.6pts from his last 5 games.
Luke Dunstan has averaged 100.5pts since returning to the starting 22 (2 games).
Luke Parker scored a season high 131pts in Round 9, he has averaged 103.0pts from his last 5 games.
Dom Sheed has averaged 114.3pts from his last 3 games (Season Ave: 98.3).
Jack Macrae has scored 100pts or more in 66.7% of games this season, he scored 100pts or more in 84.2% of games in 2018.
1.Round 9 was the 3rd lowest scoring round of the season, teams scored an average of 1554.1pts (Lowest: 1528.6pts Round 1, Highest: 1614.5pts Round 5).
2. For the second consecutive week Richmond recorded 400+ Disposals, the Tigers have now averaged 408.5 Disposals from their last 2 games.
3. Carlton conceded 476 Disposals to GWS in Round 9, the Blues recorded only 288 Disposals (Disposal Differential: -188, biggest differential this season).
4. Zach Merrett has scored 100pts or more in 6 consecutive games, he has averaged 124.0pts over the same period.
5. Elliot Yeo recorded a career high 16 Tackles in Round 9 for 140pts, he has averaged 11.3 Tackles from his last 3 games (3 Game Ave: 127.7).
Warnie, Cal & Roy discuss these takeaways on the Traders Podcast (15:18).