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Final AFL Fantasy selection tips for lockout week – Ep. 579

PODCAST: Roy, Warnie and Calvin help you get set in lockout week!

It’s not quite panic stations as yet for The Traders in lockout week, but Roy, Calvin and Warnie are scrambling to get their teams ready ahead of Thursday night’s first game. They help you get through this week with all the timings and things to know plus talk through possible players and team structure so you can get off to a flying start.

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Episode guide

1:15 – All the things Fantasy coaches need to know about the week ahead.

5:00 – Fantasy 101 including lockouts, trading and other game mechnics for Classic.

8:20 – Why Brodie Grundy and Max Gawn could gain DPP ahead of round six.

12:00 – The Traders build their backline with their must-haves headed by Elliot Yeo.

15:30 – Reuben Ginbey is the rookie you can comfortable start.

17:30 – Build your midfield around your cash cows such as Will Ashcroft, Cam Mackenzie and Will Phillips.

20:45 – Calvin will be starting Rory Laird even though he’s the top priced player. Will the other boys follow?

23:00 – Is James Worpel an option?

29:30 – Set-and-forget is the way to play the rucks with Tim English and Rowan Marshall.

33:15 – Who else could be options at R2?

36:30 – Josh Dunkley is an easy selection for Roy.

39:00 – Calvin is going to take on Errol Gulden whose ownership has rocketed to 37%.

43:00 – There could be a few rookies available in the forward line, but scoring potential appears limited.

46:30 – Questions from social media – follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page.

50:20 – Tanner Bruhn versus Tom Powell.

55:00 – Where should you take first year players in a start up keeper league?

1:03:45 – Luke Davies-Uniacke or Stephen Coniglio?

1:08:30 – Who is the best pick as captain this week?

1:11:45 – Can you spend up for Esava Ratugolea on your bench?

1:15:00 -Big predictions from The Traders for 2023.

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Dan
Dan
11 months ago

For the last week I’ve been rocking
D:Dawson, Sicily, McGrath, Yeo, Constable, Ginbey
M:Laird, Touk, Macrae, Gulden, Horne-Francis, Ashcroft, Mackenzie, Phillips
R:English, Marshall
F:Dunkley, Taranto, Rozee, Phillipou, Sheezel, Pedler
Int: made up of the main 200k guys, but can change pending selection. 6k left.
Buuuut this alternative lineup is tempting. A borderline premos and rooks system.
D:Doc, Young, Daicos, Ginbey, Wilmott, Cincotta
M:Laird, A.Brayshaw, Oliver, Touk, Macrae, Ashcroft, Mackenzie, Phillips
R:English, Marshall
F:Dunkley, Rozee, Gulden, Phillipou, Pedlar, Greene
Int: Same as above. 13k remaining.
The obvious gaps are in both teams, first team is more balanced. But the allure of those starting 5 Uber premos in the second team is hard to ignore.
Happy for feedback.

Dan
Dan
11 months ago

Genuine newbie question.
If you have any of the following: Dunks, Cogs, Taranto, Rozee, Gulden (or all of them).
Come the DPP changes…what are the chances that any, a few or all of them lose their FWD status and become MID only? I can imagine that’d ruin a few people’s teams.

Phteven
Phteven
11 months ago
Reply to  Dan

Players can’t lose DPP status, only gain it.

Dan
Dan
11 months ago
Reply to  Phteven

So losing a position is purely only an end of season/new season thing?

Daicos4Brownlow
Daicos4Brownlow
11 months ago
Reply to  Dan

Yes. In the lead up to rounds 6, 12 and 18, players can gain DPP status. If they already have DPP status, they cannot lose it.

a.jay
a.jay
11 months ago

any word on Luke Jackson?? currently got ROB as R2, but could be enticed by Darcy if he is standalone (extra 66k would be very handy..)

Marcus Lawton
Marcus Lawton
11 months ago

Yeah, I’m with you Cal on E Gulden. He will not score anywhere near what he did in last practice game with C Mills back in the team. I think D Cameron is a better option in your team. But by saying that I’ll have Gulden line up for my team Rnd1

Angus
Angus
11 months ago

Awesome pod as usual guys, however I can’t split hairs between the two gws boys jelly and cogs, any thoughts?

Sambo
Sambo
11 months ago

Please join my league: 6TC37M7C

Jag67
Jag67
11 months ago

I thought I just heard on the radio that Yeo just pulled a hammy. But I could/may be wrong. Anyone here the same?

Jag67
Jag67
11 months ago

*hear

Double A
Double A
11 months ago

Green or Coniglio




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