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Schmooky’s WA Fantasy news, January track watching, early byes strategy – Ep. 656

PODCAST: Roy, Calvin and Warnie chat byes and who’s burning up the track.

After a big run of club preview podcasts (go back and listen to them!), Roy, Calvin and Warnie are continuing their huge pre-season with a look at all the Fantasy relevant news out of each club. They catch up with Nathan Schmook for plenty of Western Australian intel and chat through strategy ideas for the early byes.

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Episode guide

1:30 – Grab the pre-season AFL Record on Thursday 8th February.

3:35 – Recap of Opening Round and Fantasy.

6:45 – Roy discusses his strategy for the early byes including whether he’ll pick Sam Walsh or not.

10:00 – Don’t forget players who play OR and R1 will have two price changes after round one.

12:15 – Is there a line for what players need to score in Opening Round to consider them despite the bye?

15:30 – “I’m maybe even Twenty20 mode chasing ceilings”.

16:25 – Tips for Draft coaches for the early byes.

19:00 – There’s nothing better than January track watching and the boys share some of the things that they’ve heard.

21:45 – Watch Connor Buderick and his potential half-back role under Damian Hardwick.

24:00 – “I’ve got my eye on him” – Roy is watching Darcy Jones at the Giants.

27:30 – Finlay Macrae and Reef McInnes are two cheap forward options to monitor from the Pies.

31:15 – Hawthorn track watchers suggest Karl Amon will be playing off half-back.

33:05 – Calvin isn’t have a piece of Trent Rivers running through the midfield.

36:00 – A couple of small injury issues at North Melbourne with some popular picks.

38:50 – Tim English has missed some training.

40:35 – There’s a crew of coaches who like Jordon Sweet as their bench ruck.

42:40 –’s Nathan Schmook joins the show to chat about the WA teams.

45:00 – Harley Reid looks to be playing a mix of midfield and half-back.

48:20 – Will Schmooky pick Elliot Yeo at this point of the pre-season?

50:15 – Nat Fyfe is running through the midfield.

53:10 – “I have him as their leading winger” – Jeremy Sharp looks like he’s got a spot in Fremantle’s line up.

55:20 – Jordan Clark is the improver from Fremantle that could be a POD.

58:25 – What does the Mr Popular team look like and who are we not selecting?

1:00:05 – Can you pick Keidean Coleman and Zac Williams with the round two bye?

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