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Round 3 trade targets, captains, your questions – Ep. 419

PODCAST: The most popular trades are analysed ahead of round three.

It has been a tough week for Calvin, but he’s dried his tears and ready to attack the Easter weekend and resurrect his team. We’ll need to do some quick goat thinking to get our squads sorted with the Thursday-to-Monday fixtures. On today’s episode, we try to predict who will be good trade targets and captains for round three based on what we’ve seen so far. Let’s go.

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Episode guide

2:00 – Thursday night team selection sees rookie Harry Sharp omitted.

5:00 – Jack Martin and Zac Fisher will miss six-weeks for the Blues.

7:30 – Injuries for key Bombers will change their squad’s make-up this week.

10:15 – Calvin reveals that Andrew Gaff was told off at training for his poor Fantasy scores.

13:00 – Lachie Neale is one of the most traded out players. Should you move him on?

17:10 – Is it a mistake to bring in Taylor Walker?

20:15 – The Scale of Hardness sees the Saints, Roos and Hawks giving up plenty of points to midfielders.

23:15 – Could you play Paul Hunter over Matt Flynn this week?

25:00 – Calvin is expecting big things from Jack Macrae as his No. 1 captain.

29:30 – With lower numbers being posted this year, can we drop the line for the VC loophole score?

34:10 – Questions from social media – follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page.

37:20 – Again… why you shouldn’t pick Taylor Walker.

42:30 – Jack Crisp v Callum Mills.

47:15 – Andrew Brayshaw v Bailey Smith.

49:30 – Are we being too harsh on Jordan De Goey?

52:25 – Things to remember for the Easter round of footy.

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  1. Josh

    March 31, 2021 at 8:03 pm

    Hey Legends, any advice on the team, I have already traded JDG out for Hind?

    DEF: Laird, Daniel, Short, Clark, Fantasia, Young (Highmore, Koschitzke)

    MID: Macrae, Zerrett, Titch, Taranto, Dow, Gulden, Powell, Jordan (Brockman, Scott)

    RUCK: Gawn, Flynn (Hunter, Meek)

    FWD: Dunkley, Philips, Stephenson, Hind, Warner, Bergman (Rowe, Jones)

    Bank: 250k

    I am thinking of trading out Stephenson to a good premium (781k) but not quite sure who and then trading in Campbell for Dow next week.


    • Double Parked

      March 31, 2021 at 8:20 pm

      Get Campbell this week before his price rises another 50k

  2. Matthew Perry

    March 31, 2021 at 8:12 pm

    Anyone keen on a new DRAFT league – live draft tonight at 9.30pm AEDT?? Name is: Number Crunchers. Code is: H2R69X7P . Head-to-head start in Round 3 this weekend. Get in quick!!

  3. Craig tanner

    March 31, 2021 at 9:05 pm

    Trade obrien form Matt Flynn?

    • peter howson

      April 1, 2021 at 1:14 am

      Flynn has plenty of money to make yet

  4. Matthew Perry

    March 31, 2021 at 9:57 pm

    Sorry for above guys – system error! Trying to get DRAFT League going – live draft 10.30pm TONIGHT (yes – in half an hour!) League Name is : Numbers Crunchers. Code is: SWXKCUCM . 8 teams, Head-to-head starts Round 3. Please join quickly!

  5. Jamie J

    March 31, 2021 at 10:52 pm

    Thinking (starting bank 38K):
    Out: Caldwell and Idun
    In: Fantasia and Lazzaro + 103k

    I have just about all the right rookies, and can’t see any reasonable mid price midfielder or forward that I would be able go to from Caldwell, I also don’t really have any other pressing issues, but want cash generation and Idun not playing doesn’t help that.

  6. Sammy B

    March 31, 2021 at 11:18 pm

    Hey Legends, any advice on the team, Caldwell has to go.
    D: Laird, Stewart, Docherty, J Clark, Young, Highmore (Idun, Koschitzke)
    M: Merrett, Oliver, Dusty, Taranto, Berry (Adl), Powell (Nth), Gulden, Jordon (Brockman, Sharp)
    R: Gawn, Witts (Flynn)
    F: Dunkley, Phillips, Caldwell, Hind, Campbell, Warner (Rowe, Jones)
    U: Meek
    Bank: 38k
    I am thinking that Butters or Smith (Geel) are worth a look at in the forward line, but not sure who to consider if it’s a mid that comes in for Caldwell.
    The second trade is something that I have no idea about who to trade, but think that Lazzaro could be worth getting in for a non playing player for cash generation.

  7. antongus1

    March 31, 2021 at 11:22 pm

    Anyone got any ideas? Looks like I am fortunate and have x2 luxury trades. Have all the rookies, no injuries and no tanking premiums. Thinking perhaps get rid of McEvoy, not really keen on trading any premiums. Cheers

    D; Laird Stewart McEvoy Clark Markov Young (Highmore Koschitzke)
    M; Merrett Macrae Mitchell JKelly Taranto Gulden Jordan Powell (Scott Brockman)
    R; Gawn Flynn (Hunter Meek(U))
    F; Dunkley Phillips Hind Fantasia Warner Campbell


    • Belly

      April 1, 2021 at 1:18 am

      Great looking team, definitely McEvoy on the block, any way you can get about $75k from the other trade so you can get Butters via moving Fantasia?
      Don’t have Rowe or Dow on your red bench do you?

  8. CT

    March 31, 2021 at 11:49 pm

    Markov or Cumming, legends?

    • Oscar Pino

      April 1, 2021 at 12:58 am

      I’ve gone cumming I’m in the same situation 😔😔

      • CT

        April 1, 2021 at 12:54 pm

        Thank you

  9. WillyB

    April 1, 2021 at 8:21 am

    1) Caldwell to Campbell and Clark to Dunkley
    2) Sharp to Campbell and Caldwell to N.Anderson

    Undecided between getting a rookie who isn’t playing off the field for cash generation or just leaving Sharp on the bench to get a set and forget

  10. Justin Stitchup

    April 1, 2021 at 3:34 pm

    Impey or Warner?

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