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May 24, 2022 at 5:22 pm
Worth putting McComb on field instead of Clark this week?
May 24, 2022 at 6:05 pm
Yeah man. I did
May 24, 2022 at 6:19 pm
Whats happened to the weekend washup posts? Been ages since ive read one :/
May 24, 2022 at 7:34 pm
Getting rid of Daicos and Whitfield this week. If I can go to Mitchell and Bont with this trade, should I? Or should I do Mitchell/Bont and a cow, and bank the money for mid/post bye?
May 25, 2022 at 4:51 pm
Im not sold on titch yet, much prefer bont or even guys like parker/treloar which are more or less equal to bont once bont gets his fwd
None of the other midfielders at that 800kish price really scream at me, maybe a serong could be nice with his low BE to trade him up at his bye. Id probably trade in a guy for another line (sinclair/parker/sicily maybe) over titch or just go a rookie
May 24, 2022 at 8:24 pm
Am i better to go to Tom Mitchell with k in the bank or to Walsh or Top top mids (clarry, Mills) etc
May 24, 2022 at 10:56 pm
That’s a Tough call.
The Sell High, Buy Low is a tried and true method.
But buying the right Fallen/Low Players to bounce back is the tricky bit.
I ain’t got no crystal ball.
I go on calculated risks.
Titch is a Good Buy if sam Mitchell doesn’t fuck him over.
But Oliver on the other hand is in awesome form.
But you are Buying his Form.
We’re as with Titch your buying his sub par form in hopes of recapturing his best.
If 150k is the difference between you being able to upgrade next week as well. Then go Titch.
Im always looking at next week’s trades when deciding.
But if 150k doesn’t affect next week’s trades targets and You don’t wana risk titch.
Then Oliver is in brilliant form and very consistent.
May 25, 2022 at 7:49 pm
My plans are
McInerney –> Tom Mitchell (325k in bank) / Clayton Oliver (184k in bank)
N Odriscoll –> 190k playing mid
What would u recommend? Both have R14 bye which suits me perfectly.
May 25, 2022 at 7:52 pm
If i go with titch i will be able to go N Martin to Bont next week
May 25, 2022 at 9:00 pm
It depends mate.
If you play like me, I’m all about trying to put 22 Premos on the field as fast as possible. Looking for Value picks along the way to make this happen.
When it’s Done.
You can then fine tune.
While Titch might not outscore Oliver. He’s better than a rookie there and has big plus side
Sounds like you will easily upgrade another rook or Mid pricer next week as well…that’s a plus for me as well.
But as I say.
You can’t go wrong either way.
May 25, 2022 at 4:16 pm
Walsh is my target. But I will be getting him after round 12 bye. I’m not sold on Mitchell yet
May 24, 2022 at 8:33 pm
Are Bont and Smith getting fwd status?
May 25, 2022 at 4:14 pm
highly likely, at the rate theyre going theyve got it. Then you consider theyre vsing the eagles means theyre even more likely to spend time there(they wont be needed more in the mdifield)
May 25, 2022 at 4:19 pm
Both extremely likely. If you want the safer option then Bont. He is more likely to get rested in the fwd line against west coast.
May 24, 2022 at 10:14 pm
Whats the better option?
1) Bont and Wehr
2) Guthrie and Cleary
3) Wines and Wehr
May 24, 2022 at 10:35 pm
Depends on Bye structure……
You would be trading in Wines for 1 week then bye. Makes more sense Wines post bye.
I couldn’t own Cam guthrie. But that’s Just me.
Bonts has Eagles straight up and a chance for FWD status. So it could be very fruitful if he can go to your forward line. Then pop Wines into your midfield.
Wines and Bonts have similar BEs.
So you won’t be missing out on much $$$
May 24, 2022 at 10:43 pm
Is it too late to get in Cameron or still worth it? Haven’t been able to get him past week due to forced trades and have missed out on a lot of cash generation and points. Still get him in or miss?
May 24, 2022 at 11:05 pm
Im in the Same boat mate. I couldn’t get him due to forced trades.
But On current form and with low BEs,
He has more growth.
Plus he plays blues and hawks Ruck stocks over next 2 weeks. They are depleted. He could go well.
For Me, I’m getting durdin off the ground in the process. So it’s a easy call (durfin liable to throw up a 30,40 at any point lol)…. It will also depend on your Bye structure and the points your replacing
May 24, 2022 at 11:32 pm
32 BE with a round 14 bye fits perfectly for my bye structure. Straight to F6 which was Rioli last week so if keeps up current form will be a great replacement. Just got that bad feeling I’m gonna trade him in and he’s gonna go back to pure shite
May 24, 2022 at 11:50 pm
Yer his BE is still low. It’s a risky move at the price. But I figure he should go well and bye is perfect.
He will generate alot more on current form. Hopefully he kills it.
Here’s hoping hes not shite lol
May 25, 2022 at 12:12 am
If you trade him in and he goes to shite, on behalf of all the current owners – please don’t!! ;)
May 25, 2022 at 2:34 pm
Depends a bit on Cox. Cox was rucking v Freo until the injury – Cameron’s score came from him being sole ruck for the balance of the game (esp with all those tackles). So I would hold off him if Cox named in the ruck, as the scoring comes from when he is sole ruck
May 25, 2022 at 4:24 pm
I am at the stage of the season where I am only trading in keepers (and bench rookies of course). I doubt Cameron will be a top 6 defender at end of season so you will eventually be trading him out again. If you only have cash for Cameron then I don’t see any issues though. He is still value.
May 24, 2022 at 11:00 pm
Which one would be better?
Option 1 – English (If playing ofc) and wehr
Option 2 – Sinclair and soligo/cleary
If option 2 which rook
What do you guys think
May 24, 2022 at 11:23 pm
Sell crippa and Rochelle & buy Berry and Newcomb
Miss the crippa breakeven and finally be rid of Rochelle
Other option was sell touk touk but he’s 2 easy games before bye
May 24, 2022 at 11:35 pm
Is your team complete mate ????
If not, you shouldn’t be worrying about your premos breakevens. Cripps has Pies, Bombers and tigers coming up. He should bounce back.
You need to be getting your rooks off the field and replacing with premos
If you are just sideways trading. You can’t build the team. Build your team first.
May 24, 2022 at 11:56 pm
Take a look at my Team mate.
I posted on this thread.
I’ve got 1 more rookie spot to fill.
My plan is to Cut 3 rooks next trades and then grab a premium off round 12 bye into round 13.
That will strengthen my rookies and complete my base team.
From thier I can fine tune things like max gawn, mills etc….
But il only fine tune once my team is full. No more rookies on the field.
May 25, 2022 at 2:44 pm
Thanks mate, needed them perspective. Love ya work
May 25, 2022 at 9:02 pm
Most welcome mate.
Fill the Team first.
Then fine Tune.
Good luck mate
May 25, 2022 at 6:29 am
Not sure I have gone mad but due to limited funds considering Daicos to Swallow just for 2 weeks and then after R12 before he has the bye, trade him to Docherty to complete backline. Dont see any other options besides JHF to Soglio (on bench) but not gonna help during byes unlike above
May 25, 2022 at 7:04 pm
Yes, Swallow is on the radar for a few weeks of competent scores, plus a reasonable cash grow for the jump to Doch. Just make sure you have enough other trades for the other moves you need to make. If there is an injury, you might be left with a lemon longer than you want!
May 25, 2022 at 7:37 am
Josh Kelly vs Bont?
Who would you guys choose?
May 25, 2022 at 12:04 pm
Kelly will continue to average more than Bont, but he is still not going to be a top 8 Mid, so there are better Mids to target. Bont is likely to get Fwd status next week, and while he is a long way off a top 8 Mid, he will be a top 6 Fwd. Also Kelly has the round 12 bye. I have neither, but I am looking at getting Bont in after round 13 as a Fwd.
May 25, 2022 at 4:44 pm
If you recruit bont you should be recruiting him with the expectation of moving him into your forward line next week. Bont is easily a top 6 forward right now
Kelly on the other hand is looking like he will cement a spot in the top 10 mids on current form, if you sort all players by last 5 round average hes 3rd comfortably, behind only mills and oliver
Only other thing id consider is bye structure, kelly is awkward with a r12 bye, if you get him now hes out the week after. I will be looking for kelly to come in after his bye
May 25, 2022 at 8:00 am
Are Ridley and Whitfield back?
May 25, 2022 at 11:57 am
Apparently they are available, so watch selections
May 25, 2022 at 1:08 pm
cleary and titch or Jeffrey and Bontempelli
May 25, 2022 at 4:33 pm
I wouldnt go anywhere near jeffrey, he needed 5 goals to get to the 80s, he wont do that every week. Expect scores closer to his 30 the week before to be more common, I dont expect him to average any more than 50. I dont fully trust titch yet either. 1 good score isnt enough to say that hes back
Can you go bont and cleary? or is that stretching the budget too much? If not then id consider guys like parker/treloar/sinclair, could even go to serong as a bridge to a better player at his bye
May 25, 2022 at 4:27 pm
whats up lads, currently looking at rowell and martin out to C.stephens and bsmith, likely smith gets fwd next week and I think stephens JS is looking nice with danger out for a bit. Leaves me with STILL holding NOD haha but at least NOD isnt losing cash
DEF: short witherden dawson sicily hewett daicos (dekoning barras)
MID: oliver neale cripps zorko houston graham martin rowell (mccomb clark)
RUCK: gawn preuss (hayes)
FWD: dunkley brodie cogs cameron degoey berry (dixon hamilton)
rowell martin –> stephens bsmith
You guys see anything else I should prioritise? I think rowell and martin are priority to get out for everyone at the moment. Should be able to get daicos/clark off the field during the byes
May 26, 2022 at 8:41 pm
$748k or less. Need someone without a rd 12 bye these are the names that stick out to me. Any suggestions?
May 27, 2022 at 11:31 am
I would go with Cameron or Berry if you don’t have them. Only because Lloyd I don’t think we have seen enough of and same with Duncan. They would be risky options which I think you would be better off saving money with a lower, less risky option. I like Newcomb but I think he has made all of his cash and he is not a top 10 midfielder. His inconsistency is also a worry. If you can get a ruck I like Sean Darcy. If you can get more money I like Serong. If you don’t have Coniglio I think he is a good option with a new coach.
May 27, 2022 at 6:17 am
What’s the go with Preuss?
May 27, 2022 at 6:23 am
Out 1 week sick then bye next week
May 27, 2022 at 9:45 am
he was sick last week, now hes not good enough to get a spot. Hes listed as emergency after training with the team during the week. Small chance he gets a late in but cant rely on that happening. Hes got the bye next week so its likely 3 weeks out for him, pretty expensive player to be carrying for that long
May 27, 2022 at 9:46 am
Forgot to add, even after the 3 weeks there is still no guarantee he comes back in either, if Flynn can do enough to hold his spot as the main ruck
Minister for Manila
May 27, 2022 at 10:29 am
Preuss was playing well so might be just rest and extra recovery time
May 27, 2022 at 11:31 am
cant play for maybes, hes fit and ready to go, if he was in the giants preferred 22 now youd think hed be playing. Theyve got a new coach too so it could be that hes not preferred as the main ruckman anymore, who knows. Definitely not bad to trade him this week
May 27, 2022 at 12:25 pm
Thinking of holding Preuss (few other fires to put out) and cutting him next week when Cameron can take R2 temporarily. Then I can get a premo forward to fill his spot.
May 27, 2022 at 12:35 pm
How do you view most traded in & out every week?
May 27, 2022 at 12:59 pm
With Preuss, possibly Hayes and Dixon out I will probably take a donut as I have other things that are more important.
May 27, 2022 at 1:01 pm
Is that wise?
May 27, 2022 at 1:12 pm
Soligo or Jamieson? I was keen on Soligo but JS seems better with Jamieson.
May 27, 2022 at 1:21 pm
Preuss – welcome to my never-again list
May 28, 2022 at 6:09 am
Haha mine too
May 29, 2022 at 12:20 am
Thoughts on Ollie Wines v Bombers ?
May 29, 2022 at 6:39 am