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Fantasy midfielders: Back to guns and rookies? – Ep. 659

PODCAST: Roy, Calvin and Warnie talk midfielders.

The midfield is where bulk AFL Fantasy points are scored. Roy, Calvin and Warnie run through the key players who will help us structure our teams with a bit of a look at the old school Guns ‘n’ Rookies strategy in vogue. The boys catch up with Rory Laird for a chat about the Crows.

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Episode guide

2:10 – Roy is looking at shifting his midfield structure due to the early byes.

4:40 – The midfield is where we’re going to get the most sub-$300k players who we’re willing to play on field.

6:00 – Zak Butters is a gift at under $900k.

8:30 – Why does Warnie have Zach Merrett in his side?

10:20 – “Why can’t I go with Bont?” – Calvin doesn’t listen to the other boys about starting with Marcus Bontempelli.

14:00 – Let’s not be concerned with the number of midfielders for Fremantle and just start with Andrew Brayshaw as a safe 110 guy.

15:20 – Luke Davies-Uniacke appears to offer value.

20:30 – There are a few rookies worth watching and Matt Roberts has entered the conversation.

25:00 – Can you consider Errol Gulden?

27:48 – Adelaide midfielder Rory Laird joins the show.

30:00 – Who are the key midfielders for the Crows?

34:05 – Laird was surprised it took so long for clubs to put attention into Jordan Dawson.

37:10 – Can Lairdy get Nicksy to look after Fantasy coaches?

39:15 – Roy names his top eight midfielders as part of his Rollin’ 22.

43:15 – Sam Walsh comes in at seven in the midfield rankings.

46:00 – Which midfielders may add DPP ahead of round seven?

49:20 – Ollie Wines is a “massive bargain” in Draft.

50:15 – Questions from social media – follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page.

53:30 – How many under-priced players with the early bye can you have?

57:10 – Are there any players over $900k considered as value?

59:40 – Is it ok to go with four players over $1m and four rookies?

1:03:15 – Karl Amon or Cam Guthrie?

1:05:25 – Kangaroo Jy Simpkin deserves to be considered.

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ari atkin
13 days ago

I am picking jack macrae

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