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The weekend chinwag – how are you travelling?

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Jock Reynolds - The Father of FantasyThis is a massive weekend.

How are you all getting on? Seasons are being won and lost as I type.

I may have gotten slightly carried away on the Twitter last night about Brian Lake.. but you see I have Petrie in my FWD line and if some bugger is going to strangle one of my lads I’ll let em have it every bloody time.

Enough of my crap. How is your team travelling folks?


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OzSonic

Suckling my only player so far. I didn't get Ben Brown and will probably switch Ambrose out for Kersten today. Downgrade week for me against a poor opponent so it'll be a quiet on Jock.

Ben

I got an easy win coming too, conserving trades, hoping Zac Jones goes well as i have him covering Shaw

Skin dog

Petrie is a fcking eye gouging dog spud,, he won’t get a touch for the next month!!!

Adam

Goddamit Birchall
Losing seasons since 2013

plywood

Guys, need to beat top of the ladder in league battle to stay in the 8. It's gonna be tight – thinking of trading out Macrae (set to drop 20K) and bring in final mid premo – but who is the best bet for this round to go large: Rocky, JPK or C.Ward? cheers!

Kev

Which ones does the top of the table have? No point getting the same guy/s because you won't be gaining any points. If he has none of the 3 I'd go JPK/Ward/Rocky.

Though Rocky could go massive today if it stays wet in Melbourne. Proven wet tracker

plywood

Yep thanks – he has none of the above three. Rocky has a tough SC finals draw is my only concern – clamps from McCaffer and Crowley looming…

MightyDonsFC

They will go to hanley

billy

Yer I reckon that he might do very well the rest of the season so if Wingard scores poorly again I might be trading him to Petrie.

Jesse

absolute flog, brian lake is Jock, should be rubbed out for 4 weeks disgraceful scenes

Sleepy

Hey Jock, coaches not allowed to talk to opposition players anymore remember. Scotty v Rockliff lol

Donavan

Can anyone shed any light on Geelong not playing some of their big names this week.

Who are they likely to not play, and how likely is it that they won’t play????

Playing a team stacked with Geelong’s best players, and it may be my best chance of a much needed win.

Aaron

Captain pendles or ablett? All thoughts appreciated

Jimmy Columbine

I had no players from either team play last night so im sitting on a fat Zero at the moment. im on top in all 3 leagues im in so im pretty confident for a top 4 finish even with the zero im going to wack this week from heath shaw. 4 trades for the rest of the season with a full premo team and some average bench support.

scano

Took your wisdom Jock and picked up Petrie a few weeks back. You're a bloody legend mate

jesse

absolute flog, brian lake is Jock, should be rubbed out for 4 weeks disgraceful scenes

Shaun

Do Brisbane have any taggers or run with players playing today?? Feeling Cotchin could go big!!

Also should I take Rougheads 83 or field Stefan Martin?

Thanks in advance!

billy

field Stefan Martin

Donavan

Same feeling about Cotchin. I have placed the VC on him, with Gaz as C.

Cotchin has been getting plenty of ball for 3 weeks now, and finally turned that into SC points last week.

Tough call on Roughead/Martin, keep in mind rumors of Geelong not playing a few including Stevie J. You may need bench cover if you have Stevie J up forward.

Stevo

Have Tex at F6 with $120k in the kitty. Thinking of trading to Parker….or as Tex is playing GWS is it worth holding off and riding the Tex Train a few weeks longer!?

Lekdog

Parker mate.

MightyDonsFC

What's happened to birchall? Doesn't look to be involved in any linkup play anymore, just sits back in defence!

OzSonic

He might free up when Gibson returns.

OzSonic

I hope all the Cats stars miss. Sure I'll be cut because I'll miss Selwood's score but would love to see the Doggies smash 'em after thinking it's a rest game.

Lachlan

If I have hibberd and 32,800 in the cap who should I get ?????????

Michael

What's up with Danger? Only on 33pts halfway through 3rd quarter!

The Filth

Take Rockliffs 139pts as captain or go with Gazza?

luke

Im thinking the same. Macaffer tag too

Nathan

Im going to take Rocky. Geez I hate going against GAZ thoughj

Azzman

Guys QUICK take 130 from coach or captain pendles/gaz??

Azzman

Cotch*

Osh

Kennedy (Sydney), selwood or Fyfe as captain if Ablett doesn't fire?

dannyyboyy

mate im contemplating that SAME combo hahahaha. im watchin ablett to see how he goes before i make that decision tho. kennedy is a gun but freo are playin melb, its a toughie

dannyyboyy

gazza has a better 2nd quater, if he has a good third ill run with kennedy as the back up

dannyyboyy

ablett dislocated shoulder, the SC gods must be angry, its down to fyfe or kennedy for me, but which one?

TOM

Is Selwood going to get rested???

Cyril

Freo playing in darwin. Will b greasy n a high stoppage game against a Paul Roos type game plan

Sully321

Kennedy or fife as captain?

TOM

Kennedy

TOM

Ablett down

marty

6-8 weeks out…

OzSonic

If I was a betting man I'd say about 6 weeks. Kennedy the likely replacement for my team. I'm already scouring the wire.

Donavan

A real game changer.

Big advantage for those who have plenty of trades available.

MightyDonsFC

Only really need one. Gaz>Kennedy/rockliff/fyfe/Libba

medadsson

Hee hee. I am one of the 30 percent stark raving maddies. As a member of the community I still feel your pain though πŸ™‚

john snow

I was going to go libba, went against my own advice at the last minute and went to fyfe…..
not looking good either…

Dutch Life

I’m feeling it jock :/

Hotplates

Parker, Gray or Boomer for Shenton to finish my fwd line? Currently is Danger, Buddy, Zorko, Dahlhaus & Dusty. Can go Parker today or wait til next week & get other 2.

David

Season over for me πŸ™ will have no trades left after my Ablett and Dixon woes oh and shitard (Wingard) looking forward to next year now guys hope you all do well guys!

Ps with Ablett and Dixon going down for me me this round this brings my year injury tally to 12! Shocking year for me to say the least.

MightyDonsFC

15/1667/Rockliff hoping for around 2500, expecting low scores and heaps of panic this round because of Ablett #notmyproblem

dannyyboyy

that will be a good score, looks like a lot of people had ablett as skipper this week. a lot of premos looked to have underperformed aswell. i have him but had the vc on him luckily. im 15/1511/Kennedy(yet to play) lookin at about 2350 but will be happy with 2300 which should win me most of my league matches with mr wombats lookin like a bit of a speed bump in the throttledome. he cleverly loopholed rocky so if u read this mate, well played.

Clint in Scotland

Right Community, those of us who have VC’d Ablett, who are we put the big C on?

I’m choosing between Selwood, Steve Johnson, Bartel or Libba. I was thinking Libba, but the stats point to Jimmy.

Any thoughts are welcomed.

Thanks Community.

big aggots

Wet miserable day at Sleepy Hollow. Bartel conditions to a T.

Mangrove Jack

Gutted .. 1490 with 6 to play, GAJ had the C, Hibberd a donut. Was looking at 2500+, now would be ecstatic for 2200. Hope ZJones gets a run with the Swans today.

Waiting to hear the prognosis for GAJ, but fear his season is over. Could he still win the Brownlow ?

An interesting week ahead…

Tommykwr

Had Ablett as vc
Who should I put the C on? Selwood, libba, Parker, Mcveigh, malceski, mackie

notasupercoach

who do you think will score the least out of mcveigh, k.simpson, bartel (i took gardiners 100)

Ryan

That decision could be made for you, whispers going around that bartel will be a late out. If not I'd probably put Simpson in the bench

TOM

Are the rumours true about Selwood, Johnson and Bartel getting rested?

medadsson

Heard the rumours but I doubt they would be rested unless under injury clouds as Geelong are fighting to retain touch with top 4. Would you rest your 3 best players in those circumstances?

Sleepy

Agree medadsson. If cats win they will jump to 4th and top 4 is gold at the moment.

TOM

They need a big win to go to 4th

Tommy

Who should I captain? Libba or JPK
Pls answer!

Clint in Scotland

I’ve got Libba, but wish I had JPK (all the way!)

RooBoy

What are the community's thoughts on O'Meara as a possible left field replacement for GAJ?
(If out for 4+ weeks)
He might benefit from more on ball time? Or be the tag target?
25+ possies and tonned up the last 2 weeks, against Hawks and Pies no less!
GC have a good run from here with Dogs, Lions, Saints, Blues, Power, Bombers, Eagles.

piewood1

1425/15 had vc on Ablett & capt on Libba, with Bartel, Selwood, Hurn, Mclovin', Smurph & Malceski also had to take Ambrose 37 as I didn't realise there was no Pav……still hoping for 2200+

I wonder what a par score will be this week as looks like a lot of people will suffer due to GAJ…… Thank god for the captains loophole, cause without that just about everybody would have been screwed.

Tommykwr

Libba or selwood as captain?

Adam

For Ablett, is the best option Rocky, JPK or Libba?

Itchy Nuts Pieman

Thinking JPK Adam. Only because he plays in a winning team.

Itchy Nuts Pieman

Nic Nat out community. The general strikes

Gold Rush

That General prick has me suffering in my Jocks, Jock!

dognino

Playing top of the table this round, who has only lost 1 game so far. I Had the VC on rockliff, but didn't get online in time to loophole, so stuck with Gazs score, opponent had C on pendles and I'm projected to lose by 30 points πŸ™

Donavan

7 trades left community.

Have NicNat with bench cover Derickx, both not playing today.

Do I go NicNat to Minson, or Derickx to Simpson or Lycett (WCE)?

Appreciate your input.

Thanks

Porcelain

Similar problem for me.
Deciding to do Nic Nat to Lycett to make a bit of cash.

Donavan

I am going Derickx to Lycett. Here's hoping Lycett goes big.

Porcelain

Did some more calculations and I am going to sit on Nic Nat and gamble, and save the trade.
It is a close contest with my opponent and I might just sneak in the win without a 2nd Ruck.
And will need a trade next week for Ablett to Pendles.

Also hoping Bartel is a late out, mu opponent and I both have him – but he has no coverage.
Sitting 7th in league, but next 2 rounds are VC 15th and 16th.

Porcelain

That plan 5mins ago did not last long.
Simpson and Kelly out for Geelong, so Bews is back in the team

My opponent has Bews and was going to cop a donut, now I need Lycett's points.
Down to 8 trades and $430k cash.

notasupercoach

do i take kersten or honeychurch on my field

Porcelain

The game is at Geelong, so I would take Kersten.

youngster

Yep, Libba for me too Jock but geez, the way this round it going it's probably the wrong bloody choice

Nathan

great call in hindsight Jock. I was lucky, locked in Rocky's 141 when I seen it.

Danners16

Everyone has decided to stuff me this season Jock so it isn't the first time that Ablett get 61 as my Captain and I couldn't loophole D.Gardiner 100 in. Maybe it is time to have a chat to the players in the podcast in the bungalow like you did last season about Round 21

Michael

JPK 35 at 1/2time – have as captain – fml SC!

Michael

…and Lukey Parker having a blinder on 87!

dannyyboyy

lookin at about 2200 at best. JPK smashed me with his 77 as my captain

Horse

The Horsemiller captain curse struck again, I had Liberatore last week and Ablett this week. My 2 lowest scores for the round both weeks, still currently 2320 with Bartel and Selwood a quarter to play. Going Ablett C over Rocky a disaster.

Looking like a 2350+ should be an ok score? Currently top 500, hoping to improve on that.

Liam

The captains curse is enough to drive a man further to the drink!!!!!

Horse

2373, did I mention gaz C? haha

WombatsFC

Managed to avoid the carnage, had VC on Rocky and loopholed. Helps me pull back some of the 800 places I lost thanks smurphs donut a few weeks back

Adam

Ambrose, Birchall, McGovern

this week -.-

Nathan

2335. Seems low, especially after last week, but Im not sure?

WombatsFC

2370

Donavan

Anyone with super coach gold be able to provide the scores for Stevie J, Enright, Selwood and DAhlhaus.

Appreciate it.

Nathan
Donavan

Thanks Nathan.

Hope these numbers don't change, they point me with a 1 point win. 2201-2200

MightyDonsFC

2475/Rocky Had a few duds but seems like a good score for the round and won all my leagues

Donavan

Great score MDFC

MightyDonsFC

Thanks

Nathan

That is a great score. Nobody would have got over 2600 this week, surely?

MightyDonsFC

Cheers, top score a touch over 2500