Collingwood averaged 405.2 Disposals in the 2019 H&A season (Rank 1), the Magpies recorded 400 Disposals or more in of 11 games (Most in the AFL).
Adam Treloar was the only Collingwood player to average more than 30 Disposals in 2019, a further 4 players averaged more than 25 Disposals (Scott Pendlebury, Steele Sidebottom, Jack Crisp & Dayne Beams).
Under coach Nathan Buckley Collingwood are a disposal heavy team which is unlikely to change in 2020, they averaged 411.5 Disposals from winning games last season.
2020 Potential Targets:
Brodie Grundy RUCK $906K
Grundy scored 100pts or more in 75.0% of games last season (AFL Rank: 5), he scored 120pts or more in 54.2% of games (AFL Rank: 1).
The salary for Grundy at Round 1 will be the highest of any player in AFL Fantasy, his salary alone represents 6.97% of your starting salary cap at Round 1 with 29 other players yet to be rostered.
The scoring ability for Grundy cannot be underestimated, he is a genuine captain option most weeks and with limited premium players in your starting 22 to begin the season the ability to place a ‘C’ on a huge ceiling option is quite critical.
Brodie Grundy (RUC, $906k) was inducted as a Fantasy Pig last season.
— AFL Fantasy (@AFLFantasy) January 16, 2020
Adam Treloar MID $839K
If you’re looking to lock in a high volume player that could be low owned at the beginning of the season then Treloar may fit that criteria, he scored 100pts or more in 79.2% of games last season (AFL Rank 2).
The starting salary for Treloar may not offer the same value as lower priced midfielders, however averaging 115.8pts from his final 10 H&A games in 2019 does provide some security that his salary will likely be maintained which could turn into a difficult upgrade for others throughout the season.
Rupert Wills MID $458K
Wills emerged late last year as a contested bull in the midfield for the Magpies, he averaged 17.3 Disposals, 2.5 Marks & 8.7 Tackles from his final 6 games of the season (6 Game Ave: 79.7pts).
The opportunity for a significant role in the midfield is a possibility for Wills in 2020, Dayne Beams is currently sidelined indefinitely & at the age of 32 how many CBA’s will Scott Pendlebury attend this season?
If coach Nathan Buckley does shift Pendles out of the square more regularly in order to keep him healthy for the later part of the season then Wills could see a healthy amount of inside midfield usage, the price tag is awkward but the upside is definitely available.
Article by @aflratingsPete
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