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Fantasy forwards: Is it all about the value? – Ep. 661

PODCAST: Roy, Calvin and Warnie talk forwards.

One thing The Traders can agree on is that the forwards is the hardest position for both Fantasy Classic and Draft this season. Does Jack Macrae hold on as the No.1 forward? Or can Sam Flanders get the role that propels him to the top? The Sun joins the podcast as they boys run through all you need to know about the forward line.

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Episode guide

1:30 – Roy offers up his advice for the forwards with a set of rules.

3:15 – The structure of the forward-line is “nothing to write home about”.

6:35 – Nat Fyfe is back in the midfield and in serious contention for a FWD spot.

10:30 – Besides No.1 Draft pick Harley Reid, what other rookies are there to consider?

14:50 – Caleb Windsor is a good chance to play for the Dees.

18:30 – Jack Macrae (34 per cent) and Sam Flanders (37 per cent) are the the most owned premium options in the forward-line.

22:10 – Should be be considering Caleb Daniel?

23:25 – Sam Flanders joins the show and reveals why his numbers increased at the end of last season.

26:50 – Flanders suggests that Alex Sexton could get that half-back spot after training the house down.

29:30 – “It could be anyone’s day” in the midfield for the Suns.

32:30 – Should we pick Sexton?

35:00 – Roy reveals the best six forwards for the season in his Rollin’ 22.

39:00 – Will Harley Reid be in the mix as a top forward?

42:45 – The boys chat through drafting strategy for the forwards.

44:10 – Questions from social media – follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page.

47:40 – “No one who has made their team has said they love that” – Calvin on the forward-line.

53:00 – You want your mid-priced players to bust out a big score early.

55:30 – Jeremy Cameron is a key forward option that could be considered.

57:45 – What does the Bulldogs’ midfield look like?

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2 months ago

Fantasy Leagues:


All welcome to join, 8-9 spots available in both.

Bring it on 2024

2 months ago

Strange season, isn’t it?

Nailing the forwards will be make or break I reckon.

Really interested in hearing what <8 has to say about the lower-mid price talent down there. He certainly sounded pretty happy with it.

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