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Fantasy rucks, keeper league tips, your questions – Ep. 491

PODCAST: It’s RUCK week on the podcast and we spend a lot of time talking about one-tenth of our team.

It’s ruck week and even though the three spots make up just one-tenth of our Fantasy Classic squads, there are a range of options being explored. We catch up with last year’s runner-up and 2x top 10 finisher Kyle Holmes to discuss the big men. Also Heff from the Keeper League Podcast helps us out with things to know ahead of the second year of Draft keeper leagues. It’s another bumper episode! Let’s do this!

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Episode guide

2:30 – There’s plenty of tips from our reporters out of the practice matches.

5:40 – Dustin Martin scored a ton and didn’t try.

8:15 – Justin Longmuir had positive words to say about Will Brodie.

11:10 – Andrew McGrath and Scott Pendlebury will add DPP.

15:00 – There could be a rookie crisis.

19:50 – Last year’s runner up, Kyle Holmes, joins the boys.

22:15 – In 2021, Kyle started the season at 25,000th to come second. In 2018, he started strongly to hang onto a top 10 finish.

25:00 – “If you’re hot on a premium and they don’t score well in a practice match, don’t think too much of it”.

29:40 – Set and forget your rucks with Brodie Grundy and Max Gawn.

33:30 – There are plenty of flags for Jarrod Witt and Brayden Preuss.

40:15 – Warnie has some tips for commissioners to make sure their Draft day goes well.

43:00 – Heff from the Keeper League Podcast joins the show.

44:30 – Nick Daicos and Jason Horne-Francis are going earlier than they should in keeper leagues.

49:20 – Keep an eye on Conor Nash as a late round pick.

50:30 Questions from social media – follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page.

55:30 – Roy was reminded to keep Josh Dunkley in his team no matter what.

59:00 – Would you pick Patrick Lipinski and George Hewett over Matt Rowell?

1:04:20 – Pick Isaac Heeney over Zak Butters.

1:08:45 – Lachie Weller is justifiable in both Fantasy Classic and Draft.

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