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Coaches’ Corner – DT Shiva Commissioner – Ep. 578

PODCAST: Leigh Douthie joins Warnie to talk about the DT Shiva.

Leigh Douthie has been running the DT Shiva for more than a decade. With 27 leagues this year, the commissioner is excited about the move to the AFL Fantasy platform. The 300-plus coaches will be drafting on Sunday afternoon with the hope they can win their league and also move up the rankings into a higher league next year.

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Episode guide

1:00 – DT Shiva was created off the back of The League TV show, a comedy based around NFL Fantasy.

3:00 – How does promotion / relegation work with 27 leagues?

4:15 – Characters in the community make the experience fun.

6:20 – One year there were too many leagues and the draft crashed on the old Ultimate Footy platform.

8:30 – Douth’s tips for commissioners.

11:15 – One of the things on draft day that Douth looks for when drafting is consistency.

14:30 – The annual bye round song contest has been a staple of Shiva with coaches writing their own tunes and raising money for charity.

17:00 – What does Draft day at the bowls club look like?

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Co-captain of DT Talk since we started this thing in 2007. Best finish was 13th in 2009... that was a long time ago. Follow on Twitter: @WarnieDT

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