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Fixture analysis, byes, delisted free agents – Ep. 307

PODCAST: There’s a lot to unpack from 2020 fixture release.

Calvin and Warnie chat about the release of the 2020 AFL fixture and all of the Fantasy permutations. They discuss the bye rounds and strategy around who to consider as starters and who to aim for as upgrade targets. Calvin cracks open his Scale of Harness for the first time for the new season.

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Episode guide

0:45 – Players are back at training and the news filters through including more midfield time for Connor Rozee and Andrew Brayshaw.

2:15 – Tom Rockliff will have an interrupted pre-season and back to contact drills in the new year.

3:00 – Nine Thursday night games in 2020 with plenty of thinking for VC loophole options.

5:45 – Bye round thinking with Brodie Grundy and Max Gawn on the same bye round. Is the Sam Jacobs round 14 bye handy to use him as an upgrade target for Gawn?

8:00 – Upgrade targets off the first bye.

9:30 – Which players could we be upgrading during the byes.

11:50 – Cal’s Scale of Hardness

12:45 – Defenders who should shine early based on the fixture including Bachar Houli and Alex Withderden.

15:00 – Midfielders to pick and avoid. Patrick Dangerfield is one to avoid early according to Calvin.

17:30 – Rucks with a good draw including Sam Jacobs and the must-start that is Brodie Grundy.

20:45 – The secret herbs and spices that goes into the Scale of Hardness.

21:30 – Jack Newnes and Wylie Buzza could offer some value as newly signed delisted free agents.

23:45 – Harley Bennell could be in the Fantasy mix once again.

25:00 – Questions from social media – follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page.

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