Thursday – Early news
Round 21 Teamsheets have dropped! Early news, we get to see round 5 selected draft pick for the dons with Elijah Tsatas (Mid $292k). He does come with a hefty price tag for this stage of the season, but his numbers are elite in VFL (93 and 102 last 2 games) and if you have the spare cash could be a great back up or quick money maker with Eagles and North in next 2 weeks. James Borlase (Def $200k) will also debut for Crows. The coach has confirmed that Brandon Ryan (Fwd $222k) will get another run for the hawks this week. Jayden Short will be back for the tigers as will ruckman Toby Nankervis.
Important times to remember:
Weekend Teamsheets ~6:20pm EST Thurs
Sunday games Extended bench selection ~5:00pm EST Friday
Game 1: Western Bulldogs vs. Richmond
Fri Aug 4, 7:50pm AEST, Marvel Stadium
Notes: Jayden Short comes in to the Tigers at the cost of rookie Sam Banks. Nankervis is back in for Tigers,which you’d think is bad news for Soldo, who is still playing but likely as 2nd ruck.
|INS||IN: L.Jones, J.O’Donnell, E.Richards||INS||IN: J.Bauer, N.Cumberland, T.Nankervis, J.Short|
|OUTS||OUT: L.Cleary (omitted), J.Bruce (knee), A.Keath (concussion), R.Gardner (soreness)||OUTS||OUT: S.Banks (omitted), B.Miller (omitted), R.Mansell (omitted), T.Cotchin (managed), D.Martin (soreness)|
Game 2: Essendon vs. West Coast
Sat Aug 5, 1:45pm AEST, Marvel Stadium
Notes: Elijah Tsatas is a big debut for the dons, whilst Eagles lose Sheed for the season. Shannon Hurn has retired and is being managed for this game.
|INS||IN: E.Tsatas||INS||IN: J.McGovern, J.Rotham|
|OUTS||OUT: A.Davey Jnr (omitted), W.Snelling (omitted)||OUTS||OUT: S.Hurn (managed), R.Bazzo (managed), D.Sheed (foot)|
Game 3: Adelaide vs. Gold Coast
Sat Aug 5, 2:10pm AEST, Adelaide Oval
Notes: Big news off the press Touk Miller has copped a suspension. Crows have a new debut with James Borlase and Luke Pedlar is being rested.
|INS||IN: J.Borlase, J.Rachele||INS||IN: None|
|OUTS||OUT: L.Pedlar (managed), R.Sloane (sub), J.Butts (foot)||OUTS||OUT: T.Miller (suspension)|
Game 4: Hawthorn vs. Collingwood
Sat Aug 5, 4:35pm AEST, MCG
Notes: As noted above rookie Brandon Ryan held his spot this week.
|INS||IN: J.Koschitzke, N.Reeves, H.Morrison, J.Scrimshaw||INS||IN: B.Hill, A.Johnson|
|OUTS||OUT: L.Bramble (omitted), L.Meek (omitted), C.Mackenzie (omitted), S.Frost (foot), T.Brockman (managed)||OUTS||OUT: O.Markov (omitted), M.Cox (omitted), W.Hoskin-Elliott (sub)|
Game 5: Geelong vs. Port Adelaide
Sat Aug 5, 7:25pm AEST, GMHBA Stadium
Notes: No big DT relevant ins and outs here.
|INS||IN: E.Ratugolea||INS||IN: T.Jonas, W.Rioli|
|OUTS||OUT: M.Blicavs (hamstring), T.Hawkins (hamstring)||OUTS||OUT: A.Aliir (concussion), L.Jones (concussion), F.Evans (omitted)|
Game 6: GWS vs. Sydney
Sat Aug 5, 7:30pm AEST, GIANTS Stadium
Notes: Tom Green is back in giving us another Premium to choose who could be a bit of a POD into the finals. Cashcow Ryan Angwin is omitted for those who for some reason still have him.
|Greater Western Sydney||Sydney|
|INS||IN: T.Green, J.Hogan||INS||IN: A.Francis, T.Hickey|
|OUTS||OUT: I.Cumming (sub), R.Angwin (omitted), A.Cadman (omitted)||OUTS||OUT: D.Rampe (calf), L.Franklin (calf), J.McInerney (calf)|
Game 7: North Melbourne vs. Melbourne
Sun Aug 6, 1:10pm AEST, Blundstone Arena
Notes: Please Check extended bench selection ~5pm Friday. Rookie Taj Woewodin has been omitted. Grundy is listed in extended bench, but he wont play unless there is a late change.
|INS||IN: T.Powell, C.Lazzaro, B.Cunnington||INS||IN: B.Grundy, C.Spargo, M.Hibberd, T.Sparrow|
|OUTS||OUT: None||OUTS||OUT: T.Woewodin (omitted)|
Game 8: St Kilda vs. Carlton
Sun Aug 6, 3:20pm AEST, Marvel Stadium
Notes: Please Check extended bench selection ~5pm Friday. Jaxon Binns is listed on the extended bench selection and could be a good cheap downgrade option if named. Adam Cerra as we knew is out injured.
|INS||IN: B.Hill, M.King, J.Hayes, T.Membrey||INS||IN: Z.Fisher, E.Curnow, S.Durdin, J.Binns, J.Honey|
|OUTS||OUT: Z.Jones (knee)||OUTS||OUT: A.Cerra (hamstring), M.McGovern (hamstring)|
Game 9: Fremantle vs. Brisbane
Sun Aug 6, 4:40pm AEST, Optus Stadium
Notes: Please Check extended bench selection ~5pm Friday. Nothing too exciting unless you held Matthew Johnson who is named on extended bench
|INS||IN: B.Cox, M.Johnson, N.Wilson||INS||IN: D.Fort, D.Robertson, J.Prior, T.Fullarton, Z.Bailey|
|OUTS||OUT: None||OUTS||OUT: O.McInerney (ankle), K.Coleman (face)|