The Standing Room – Round 3

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11083867_809215515841934_9018198388225981870_nG’day Community! Welcome to The Standing Room for round 3.

A place to chew the Supercoach fat about the round in progress. How are we all getting on – what are the dilemmas you’re facing for the rest of the round – and as we move towards a critical round 4?

I’m on 1748 with Fyfe, Wallis, Minson, Harry Taylor and KK still to play – I’ve taken Rory Sloane’s 140SC on the captain loophole. How is everyone else travelling?

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Bontemgasmic · 19/04/2015 at 09:57

1465 – 14 played – Sloane as Capt.

Nathan · 19/04/2015 at 10:01

1670 with Gibson, Minson, Bennell and Fyfe Captain

Swans2012 · 19/04/2015 at 10:02

Mid range for me again this week, 1700 so far with Fyfe captain, Selwood, Clark and Naitanui to come.

jarheads · 19/04/2015 at 10:04

1746 4 to go fyfe as cap

William · 19/04/2015 at 10:06

1583 with Bont, Bartel, Fyfe Captain Nic Nat and Saad

Sana · 19/04/2015 at 10:07

Thanks for advising against a Cripps to Rich trade Jock! Missed out on 4 points but saved $140k and trade! Genius!

Phil · 19/04/2015 at 10:09

Standouts for me so far was Beams 138 – Glad I hung fat!!! Swan 150 – back to his piggy best, Sloandog's 140 – traded for Gaz – I'll take that for captain and Goldy 110 very consistent.
Amongst the rookies was The Ox 97, Cripps 89, Yollman 104, Salem 66 MacIntosh 64 Hogan 62 Vandenburg 65, OK for Rookies
1770/18 with captain Sloandog

    I N Pieman · 19/04/2015 at 10:26

    Should give you a solid score Phil. I think anything over 2100 will be good

poloko48 · 19/04/2015 at 10:12

1391 with SMitch, Enright, Bennell, Clark, Saad to play. Still have Goldy’s 110 to count (E on my bench with Read on field as C loophole) + Swan 150 as VC loophole to count as well. Hoping for around 2100, which means I need to average around 90 with players left – unlikely but not impossible!

Chris · 19/04/2015 at 10:13

1476 with 6 left to play, including Fyfe as captain. Parker and Martin are killing me – have to seriously consider my options with them this week.

    BPM · 19/04/2015 at 11:33

    No. Stick with your premiums. They will reward you.

      Matthew · 19/04/2015 at 12:19

      Parker is killing me too, but gotta stick fat with him. hes a gun

I N Pieman · 19/04/2015 at 10:22

1415 with 8 to go. That includes sloan as c. Many underperformers but it seems nobody has dodged that. Spuds galore!

PJay · 19/04/2015 at 10:35

I had Ellis-Yolmen on the bench, Again! Oh well, Heeney was nearly as big.
1609, Sloane as C and 6 still to play.

Brent · 19/04/2015 at 10:36

1607 w/ fyfe as capt, gibson, clark and saad to play

neale · 19/04/2015 at 10:39

Over Griffin, thinking of trading in Sloane but so is everyone else, any thoughts of someone else, I’m warming to Jobey

    I N Pieman · 19/04/2015 at 10:54

    Griffen is a tough one. I share the pain. Big call on what to do with him. Trouble is if you trade him he will score 150

      Ratitat · 19/04/2015 at 11:39

      I reckon hold Griffen, he'll come good

    Charlesy · 19/04/2015 at 12:20

    I hear you mate. I took griffin coz he was too cheap to resist but he’s too inconsistent. As soon as I can downgrade a rookie I’ll add that cash to griffin to grab a reliable premo like jpk or Watson.

    SCaddict · 19/04/2015 at 12:54

    I'm pretty close to pulling the trigger on that one myself Neale.

    Really wanted to get Sloane in before this weekend but had other big picture cash cow priorities to deal with instead.

@emhoy · 19/04/2015 at 10:39

1349 with Lewis, Fyfe, Burgyone, Clarke, Sadd and Nitnat to come. Going Lewis into Fyfe for captain. Will struggle to get to 2000 as I had JPK and Parker 🙁 and some poor rookie bench selections.

bloke · 19/04/2015 at 10:43

Looked great early with Ox and Cloke firing. Saturday turned to poo..

Put vc on Sloan but buggered up the loophole with Lonie stinking it up. Had Lamb good to go for the C but would have had to take Lonie’s 30 as the E. Decided Gray would go well enough to not justify doing that…

Vanderberg and Hogan on field. Cripps & Heeney on bench. Wines and Patfull below expectations. A round of what couldabeen.

thebigD · 19/04/2015 at 10:55

Take Sloan 280 (vc) with Hogans 62

or roll the dice Fyfe and M Clark?

    I N Pieman · 19/04/2015 at 10:58

    If take the good score on the board

    Trab Pukcip · 19/04/2015 at 11:08

    Ask yourself which result you would be UNHAPPIEST with a) taking a very good vc score and fyfe still beats it OR b) taking Fyfe as captain and he under performs…..I think the answer is pretty clear buddy!

    Harry · 19/04/2015 at 11:15

    I have the same dilemma. i've taken the point. Even if Fyfe scores big it can't be much more than 140

      Matthew · 19/04/2015 at 12:17

      I'd take Clark over Hogan. Clark's 100th game sure to produce the goods, also against a weak GC side

Trab Pukcip · 19/04/2015 at 11:04

Any news on wines injury??

    BPM · 19/04/2015 at 11:37

    I’ve heard it’s a dislocated wrist so that might be 4-6 weeks unfortunately.

      Tyler · 19/04/2015 at 17:57

      And I just traded him in this week. Just my luck

    TTJ · 19/04/2015 at 11:37

    Early report is stating a month out minimum

Rick · 19/04/2015 at 11:13

1793/18 taking Sloane's VC score. Clark, Saad, Nic Nat and Fyfe to play

Corz · 19/04/2015 at 11:23

1346/16, Fyfe(C) better get 140+ #fingerscrossed. Poor Sub selecting this week.

Rick Grimes · 19/04/2015 at 11:26

Saad or Ibbottson on field?

    Ratitat · 19/04/2015 at 11:38


Ratitat · 19/04/2015 at 11:37

Captain loophole with Swan 😉 15 played 1565, pretty happy with the round so far!

TTJ · 19/04/2015 at 11:46

Final teams #AFLHawksDogs – Hill out for the Hawks, replaced by Hartung. Bontempelli out for the Bulldogs, replaced by Hrovat.

Subs: Anderson (@HawthornFC) and Goodes (@westernbulldogs)

I N Pieman · 19/04/2015 at 11:53

The Bont is out. 30,000 who traded him in must feel guttered

    Marco_Polo94 · 19/04/2015 at 12:17

    One little Bont is rested and everyone loses their minds, the super coach world will have gone into turmoil with this one aha. This entire season so far has separated the wise super coachers from the young. many many lessons being learned every week! LOVING it!

    B-T · 19/04/2015 at 12:24


    Brook · 19/04/2015 at 12:31

    I traded him in as a keeper so not so concerned. Was expecting 80 today and have lonies 37 to fall back on. More annoyed I didn’t put the emg on hogan. Traded the bont in for Minson so I picked up more cash than I would have next week. Not ideal but not gutted … Yet! Hope he plays next week though

      Swans2012 · 19/04/2015 at 12:46

      I’m just devastated I’ve got to put myself through the turmoil of to bont or not to bont for another week! Just stopped myself this week don’t know if I’ll be able to next week! The Goddard-bont may just happen…..

tom · 19/04/2015 at 11:58

rolling the dice with selwood as captain.

is this smart or am I better off sticking with Fyfe?

    Gold Rush · 19/04/2015 at 13:05

    SS wet slippery, Perth – arousal peak day.

      the sprinkler · 19/04/2015 at 14:12

      in this weather you can guarentee Jelwood will get a head bandage. Head bandage = high SC scores for Jelwood

TPC · 19/04/2015 at 12:00

Was waiting on the Bont call. Missed getting Sloane in yestetday. J Lewis or J Selwood in for Ablett?

    I N Pieman · 19/04/2015 at 12:10

    I’d pick Selwood. But he will be cheaper next week if you can hold out

Pavos · 19/04/2015 at 12:04

Fellas 1576/17 sloanes score yet to count and 5 to play: Saad,Clark , Fyfe,nic nat and Lewis. How am I going?

    Matthew · 19/04/2015 at 12:16

    decent, looking at about 2100

The General · 19/04/2015 at 12:04

A question community…

Trying to take Sloane loophole, was going to captain Lamb, but now Bont is out, would need to have 2 forward emergencies (Clark, Salem). Will both emergencies count if there are two donuts are in the forward line?

    I N Pieman · 19/04/2015 at 12:07

    Don’t think so mate. Only one I’m pretty sure

    TTJ · 19/04/2015 at 12:39

    Both emergencies will count.

    Select up to FOUR emergencies. Emergencies from your reserves list will replace up to four non-scoring players in your starting line-up in matching positions only.

    SCaddict · 19/04/2015 at 12:41

    Yes both Es should count if you have a double donut in one line. If you only have a single donut you just get the lower of the two E scores which is why it's rarely implemented but it SHOULD work for your very particular purpose.

    the sprinkler · 19/04/2015 at 14:11

    yes they should

Dustbin Feltchers · 19/04/2015 at 12:12

bont out!!

pom · 19/04/2015 at 12:15

I work at melbourne airport and just spoke to ollie wines on ports way through. He has dislocated his wrist and reckons 2-3 weeks.

    the sprinkler · 19/04/2015 at 14:10

    more like 4-6 for that injury

Matthew · 19/04/2015 at 12:15

1412 with Gibson, Saad, KK, NicNat, Bartel, Clark and Fyfe (c) to come.

PreviouslyOnLost · 19/04/2015 at 12:17

1525 with Swan as Capt.
Nic Nat, Bartel, Bennell, Selwood, Saad, Clark and Fyfe still to play. Hopefully crack 2200

Swan loophole was great. Higgins proving to be a valuable risky pick.

in a close league game I have Nic Nat, Bennell and Bartel VS Neale and 165

Will be close but hopefully can take the chocolates

Dom · 19/04/2015 at 12:22

Leave bont on field for salem’s score or sub bont for Clark?

    I N Pieman · 19/04/2015 at 12:25

    Weather doesn’t look good for key fwds today

JB · 19/04/2015 at 12:24

OUT Lamb IN Honechurch or Dickson?

    Anonymous · 19/04/2015 at 12:28

    Or Bennell?

    bontemgasmic · 19/04/2015 at 12:57

    of those two Honey will be more consistent

    PJay · 19/04/2015 at 14:08

    Wait another week and keep your eye on Krakour. An extra round with loophole too.

Bradc · 19/04/2015 at 12:37

Danger mouse stunk it up as my VC loopy. Not sure on Fyfe or Selwood as captain. Leaning towards selwood….. Surely he's ready to explode down at the cattery against a poor form gc team. Also Gonna trade gaj for Mundy. I reckon Picken will be a pest to Lewis all day. What are your thoughts?

Benno · 19/04/2015 at 12:38

Got the vc on Sloane, captain on Fyfe. I'd be mad not to lock in the 140 wouldn't i? Please confirm community.

    Anonymous · 19/04/2015 at 12:40

    C on Fyfe

    Benno · 19/04/2015 at 12:41

    Now I'm also thinking I should loophole hogan score as Clarke won't have great conditions to work in today. Who's with me?

    Dom · 19/04/2015 at 12:41

    Yep you are mad

    Marco_Polo94 · 19/04/2015 at 12:42

    yes you'd be mad

    @emhoy · 19/04/2015 at 12:43

    Take the 140

    JB · 19/04/2015 at 12:43

    Use da loophole 140 is as good as gold

      Benno · 19/04/2015 at 12:44

      Thanks all! Lock it in eddy!

    Bradc · 19/04/2015 at 12:49

    Yes…. That would be mad!

    Charlesy · 19/04/2015 at 12:58

    Yep. Take the guaranteed 280 mate. Fyfe may get a few more but if he has an off day or is injured you’ll kick yourself

    PreviouslyOnLost · 19/04/2015 at 14:20

    leave VC on sloane. At best, Fyfe scores 150 and u gain an extra 10 points.

    At worst, Fyfe scores 105 and you lose 35 points

Mac · 19/04/2015 at 12:53

Who to put as captain, Selwood or Fyfe?

    Swans2012 · 19/04/2015 at 13:00

    Fyfe safer bet but selwood due to bounce back and crap weather may = lots of contested possies. I’ve gone fyfe

sealion · 19/04/2015 at 13:04

1777 at this stage. Sloane as C and with Fyfe, Selwood, Minson, Saad and Clark still to come. Bachar Houli was my bearded surprise packet this week with a 150!

    Scott · 19/04/2015 at 13:19

    I've never heard of a "bearded surprise packet" but it sounds good.

chris · 19/04/2015 at 13:57

Not the best week, however par score might only be 2100 this week!
15 played for 1386 – fyfe (c), jelwood, bartel, clark, wallis, nicnat, saad to come.

Just too many 70s this week. Ive got wines 😕
If he is 2-3 i keep, heeney,vdb, cey are going well enough. 4 weeks and he’s gooooonnnnneeeee.

Marco_Polo94 · 19/04/2015 at 14:05

Hodge going bonkers!

NutSack · 19/04/2015 at 14:08

1553 with Jelwood, Fyfe, Saad, Clark to come, + Tom Read ( =+140 Sloane VC) and Nic Nat ( E for Read) so still hoping for 2100-2200

Favalinko u Beauty · 19/04/2015 at 14:22

Whats the weather like at the cattery? Risk Clark in the wet or take Bellchambers 70

Liam · 19/04/2015 at 14:26

Take Beams 138 or risk fyfe as captain?

    Favalinko u Beauty · 19/04/2015 at 14:31

    I would play it safe and bank the 138 but saying that I hope Fyfe goes large as I have the C on him

Glenn · 19/04/2015 at 14:27

1744 with Nic Nat, Priddis, McGovern Clark and hogans score to be added. Stoked I didn’t follow the pack with Bont, Sheil, Wallis or trade Cripps. All while not trading Ablett this week quick should help hopefully

Hinch · 19/04/2015 at 14:32


Quick one

Saad or Kolodjashnij to be on field?


    Gold Rush · 19/04/2015 at 14:51

    Saad has the results till now.

Evan · 19/04/2015 at 14:32

Take the safe option of Salem’s 66 or roll the dice on M Clark going large without Hawkins?

    Favalinko u Beauty · 19/04/2015 at 14:38

    Same dilemma worried by the wet weather, not a good day for tall forwards

Tom · 19/04/2015 at 14:36

hodge on 105 at half time!

Leon · 19/04/2015 at 15:04

Learnt a hard lesson. Shark moves are hard. Went ziebel as a pod for lids. Should have gone with conservative swan. Live and learn. Would have rather a late out then the four and forced trade.

Caz · 19/04/2015 at 15:09

Hi community, would be interested in thoughts on Tom mcdonald birchell and houli as defenders after this weekend all look good and mcdonald scored good against the crows in the wet playing on tex walker.

the sprinkler · 19/04/2015 at 15:46


    Paule · 19/04/2015 at 15:58

    yep he only scored 5. My fwd line has coped a hammering this week with that and the Bont not playing

    dognino · 19/04/2015 at 15:59

    Struggle town for me, will be extremely lucky if I can crack 2000 this round

    Tyler · 19/04/2015 at 16:29

    If he misses another game I'm trading him out

      uda · 19/04/2015 at 20:16

      HES GONE FOR 4 WEEKS. hes going bang bang thursday night. atleast he didnt loose any value

    Mike · 19/04/2015 at 17:40

    Grrrr, looks to have cost me wins in both my leagues 🙁
    Unless Fyfe scores like 200.

Doc2Drej · 19/04/2015 at 16:05

Wow, what a genius I was (not)! Had 380k to play with after the Hallahan to McGrath trade, and thought why not trade Cripps to Shiel? 1 trade and 300k later, Shiel scores only 50 and Cripps scores 90 odd! Better hope the 2 Giants midfielders in my team (Shiel and Griff) step up as the year progresses, as I see them both potentially being season long keepers. I didn't watch the GWS/Sydney match, and can someone who did give me some insight as to why Dylan scored as badly as he did?

Also I am planning on offloading Brett Goodes next week, but I don't know who to… Any suggestions? I will possibly have more than my current 80k in the bank if I have to trade Bartel…


    Donavan · 19/04/2015 at 16:37

    Shiel was hard tagged by Josh Kennedy. It wasn't even a run with role. I was amazed that Sydney sacrificed Kennedy for Shiels.

    Mike · 19/04/2015 at 18:09

    Wait a couple of weeks after Bartel comes back, he’ll be a bargain after today’s zero score.

      Doc2Drej · 19/04/2015 at 18:32

      No, I have Bartel now :(. If it is just a 2 or 3 week injury, should I just stick by him? Or trade him out before he loses too much cash? I’ll probably trade him and then end up back with him before the seasons end

Pavos · 19/04/2015 at 16:34

Lewis got 41 disposals and only got 107? How is this right?!?

    Pavos · 19/04/2015 at 16:45

    ???? Someone

      LEKD0G · 19/04/2015 at 16:51

      Just the way the points get allocated, Roughead and Hodge went large when the game was still tight, but it is madness

        Pavos · 19/04/2015 at 16:58

        But Lek how is that possible he only needs to go at 70% eff to get 130

          Derek · 19/04/2015 at 17:36

          I’ve been trying to warn people about getting hawthorn players. Bad for SC. Share points too much

            Pavos · 19/04/2015 at 19:04

            But lewis is a gun that will avg 120

              jacko · 19/04/2015 at 20:18

              went for slone instead of lewis… happy!!!

              only hawk i ll think about getting into my team is the big rough

                Pavos · 20/04/2015 at 11:59

                I've got Sloane to only mids that stuffed were Parker and Griffen

          Jye · 19/04/2015 at 21:16

          60% DE and had 7+ clangers

    Gold Rush · 19/04/2015 at 17:18

    Heap of Clangers!

    WombatsFC · 19/04/2015 at 18:00

    61% DE, 7 clangers, only 7 contested possessions (Koby had more). Didn't do much to influence the game

      Glorin · 19/04/2015 at 20:11

      Agree. Worst 41 possession game I have seen.

Tyler · 19/04/2015 at 18:08

Touk Miller having a good game finally. Reckon he will still go up in points a fair bit

Mike · 19/04/2015 at 18:12

Ross Lyons up to his usual tricks? Fyfe with only 14 poss near the end of 3rd as Dockers are pummeling the Eagles. Has he been playing deep forward pocket?

My round has gone down in flames had the C on Fyfe, and had Bartel. Was figuring on about 2160, now be lucky to make 2000.

    Mike · 19/04/2015 at 18:25

    Oops my bad, was start of the third, not the end.

Motsy. · 19/04/2015 at 18:20

I managed mid 70's or less from newnes, griffen, danger, higgins, gray, wines, belcho, parker, salem, KK, clark, saad, Bartel.

Had lonie as cover for Bont assuming bont would play and having a gamble,

Bartel and wines could be out for a while, Fyfe as captain.

Time to rebuild community, I can only go up from here.

    Mike · 19/04/2015 at 18:27

    Trade arse, Bang Bang!

Riley · 19/04/2015 at 18:39

Mummy, Mummy, Mummy, Mummy, What do we do with Shane Mumford?

98 and 108 now a 61! Like he wasn't gonna lose money anyway, Seriously considering trading him and Griff out…
Both too inconsistent for my liking.

Is mummy worth the 612k? Looking to upgrade ( After price changes 🙁 ) to Goldy as he has pulled three top notch performances in a row!

    Pavos · 19/04/2015 at 19:07

    Go Mumford to Brodie Grundy this is a risky move but will pay off, no 1 ruckman set to average 80 will max 450k and you will have 300k in the we, you then go griffen too a super premo.

    The Roughnuts · 19/04/2015 at 22:06

    Looking at SC now and I have done the exact same thing.

    Mummy to Grundy – obviously risky but Grundy looked pretty good and is clearly the No.1 ruck at the pies.

Clint · 19/04/2015 at 19:10

After copping Sidebottom, I’ve now been hit with Wines and Bartel this week. All that pre-season research can’t predict this! With the cash I’ll lose from Wines and Jimmy, I will actually have to go down a premium and restructure. Although, maybe I could still get the Bont as he didn’t play, and maybe upgrade Wines to Sloane. It’ll be tight though. Have $97k in the war chest, any advice appreciated.

    dognino · 19/04/2015 at 19:23

    Bartel won't lose any cash as he missed last week

Derek · 19/04/2015 at 19:10

Loving that Neale is doing so well tonight, he’s going to suck a lot of people in now

    medadsson · 19/04/2015 at 20:43

    Had him since start of season. 95, 108 and 170 for $468k. Got him as a speculative pick. Not sure if I'd pick him up after his price rise, if that's what you mean, but I doubt he will average much less than 105-110 for season. Watch his game, you may be surprised how hard he works, not surprised at all by the 170.

Tulendeena · 19/04/2015 at 19:32

losing by 1 point is brutal


    shezza · 19/04/2015 at 21:19

    I’m feeling your pain. I lost by 6 and had Bartel

    dognino · 19/04/2015 at 22:00

    I lost by 6, had Bartel and C on Fyfe , also had Parker,griffin,mummy,Gray Simpson all with average rounds. Rookies out scored my premiums on average. If I didn't have 2-3 injuries every week newnes would have been gone also, looks to gather the pill, but does nothing with it .

The Ranger · 19/04/2015 at 19:39

Bloody carnage everywhere.
Took the C off Swan once Pendles was named and then took it off him after he only got the 107 and put it on JPK who proceeded to spud it up even more!
Bartel down, Gray with a 73, Mumford 61, Simpson 78, Griffen 77….painful, painful week.
Lowest score for a few years.
Off to find a beer.

    cow roll · 20/04/2015 at 05:05

    Same mate 🙁

Brad · 19/04/2015 at 19:49

Can somebody explain to me how the Captain loophole works this year seeing as how you cant make your captain a bench player?

I'll just have a guess and say you put somebody you know will score 0 on the field and make your emergency a player who will certainly score, and make that player that will score 0 on the field your captain, still getting the emergency score as well as the points for your vice captain. Is that about right?

    jacko · 19/04/2015 at 20:14

    thats how it was last year and year before and the year before. CAPTAIN STAYS ON FIELD

tom · 19/04/2015 at 19:57

what to do with Griffen?

    harbl100 · 19/04/2015 at 21:52

    personally I'm sticking with him. he's underperforming obviously, but points per dollar there's worse out there, and I get the feeling as soon as I dump him he'll hit a purple patch like he tends to do.

Todd · 19/04/2015 at 20:01

Is 2100 around par this week or higher?

    KJU FC · 19/04/2015 at 20:05

    Yeah seems like a good score mate, especially if you had people like kennedy, griffen, gray, etc…

      TOPHAWK1 · 19/04/2015 at 20:29

      LOL I reckon a par score is around 2200. JPK was disgraceful this week and so was Shiel. These guys are not in my team but were seriously considered. They better get their s**T together next week. If they do, I might get myself a little bargain later!


    Bailey · 19/04/2015 at 20:57

    i won 6 leagues with 2063, had gray as captain and most of my bench outscored players on the field

Tyler · 19/04/2015 at 20:23

Downside – Had a terrible round like many others

Upside – Midfield bench scored 271

Westy · 19/04/2015 at 20:35


You know your score was sad when fantasy outscores supercoach.

    Zilla · 20/04/2015 at 12:14

    I hear you westy…

TOPHAWK1 · 19/04/2015 at 20:46

What an injury trainwreck this round was.

Wines, Knights, Ziebell, Wallis, Morris, Bartel, Mc Govern, Bontempelli, and Lonergan. Just to mention a few. Dont have all these guys in my side BTW. If I did, I would be dangling off the lemon tree in the backyard. LOL

I would like to preserve trades where I can at the start of the season but I might have to pull the "corrective trade" trigger again this week.

Any thoughts?

    Jambo · 19/04/2015 at 21:17

    At least McGovern got 100. I’m hoping for good news about his injury,

Rob · 19/04/2015 at 20:53

Hey Community!

I thought Jamar was going to be a great POD for me but i was wrong.

Currently i have 121K in the bank and i am looking to trade him.

Any suggestions?

Bailey · 19/04/2015 at 20:55

it is time to get rid of Brett Goodes. Do we think Whitecross will be playing much this year as he may be a good trade for Goodes? i already have Oxley, Mckintosh and Saad,

    Derek · 19/04/2015 at 21:07

    I think Dogs have a few injury problems. Goodes should still get games

      Bailey · 19/04/2015 at 21:19

      now that i think about it trading to Whitecross will only pocket 30k. Hopfully Goodes wont be starting at sub but he will be on my bench anyway

        Tylo · 19/04/2015 at 22:54

        At least give it 1 more week mate until Whitex plays his second game

Tyler · 19/04/2015 at 21:16

3 best fwd prems and 3 best def prems???

    shezza · 19/04/2015 at 21:21

    Fwds: Gray Swan Franklin/Martin
    Def: Smith Shaw Simpson

Tom · 19/04/2015 at 21:19

Thoughts on Dion Prestia?

    Zilla · 20/04/2015 at 12:18

    Had him from the start Tom. He is a little nugget and loves possessions. Was a lock for me from the start. Has flown under the radar a bit, not for long though. He is flyin.

Matt · 19/04/2015 at 21:24

Terrific round. 2289. Ranked in top 100!

    Michael · 19/04/2015 at 21:25

    Nice work Matty, where are you placed overall?

      Michael · 19/04/2015 at 21:26

      Ah just figured out top 100 IS overall! Great work buddy!

        Matt · 19/04/2015 at 21:42

        Haha typo. Made myself sound better than I am. Top 1000 not 100 haha. Im ranked 989

gillie44 · 19/04/2015 at 21:24

got griffen, wines, and wallis :/ wallis especially brought my score down. what to do with them?

    Dean Billman · 19/04/2015 at 21:32

    Wines out for a month ish, Wallis didn't look too good. They will be your first priorities this week I reckon

Michael · 19/04/2015 at 21:25

Got 2098 this week, better than last week thanks mainly to having VC loophole on Swanny!
This Week thinking of trading Nathan Brown to Oxley, Brown not guaranteed of getting 32 BE and best case won't make much more anyway. Oxley, even though I've missed out on the $74K rise will still increase substantially as BE is -95. Technically it's a sideways trade but it seems to make sense. Still leaves me with $428K in the bank.
My only other immediate issue is Lids – do I cut my losses or persevere? Side after trade:

DEF: Lumumba, Saad, Enright, KMac, Oxley, Newnes (Goodes, Goddard)
MID: Sloane, Pendles, Rich, CEY, Heeney, Parker, NVB, SMitch (Vandenberg, Anderson, Lambert)
RUC: Goldy, Maric (Read)
FWD: Swan, Gray, Bennell, Hogan, Clark, Saad (Lids, Lamb)

Ben Bretel · 19/04/2015 at 21:25

ranking 689 team is set thanks for the help community

Dustbin Feltchers · 19/04/2015 at 21:40

is there a podcast tonight??

    Pavos · 19/04/2015 at 21:59


Dig Dug · 19/04/2015 at 21:41

what time does the podcast usually come out?

    Pavos · 19/04/2015 at 21:59


The Roughnuts · 19/04/2015 at 22:12

What are thoughts on Grant Birchall community?

Lowest avg since 2011 has been 88.9 with the others being 90+. Tag will always go to Mitchell, Hill or Smith. Is 28 and in the prime of his career. Only 3% of people have him and has great duriablitly. It was only 2013 where he hurt his knee that he hasn't played over 21 games during the year. Priced at $477k, I'm a hawks supporter and have always rated birchall but he is a great POD for defence I reckon.

I'm downgrading Mummy to Grundy and then Trading Goodes to Birchall as my backline is weak and needs strengthing so I can bank some early wins in my cash leagues.

Arguments for or against Community?

Tylo · 19/04/2015 at 23:01

Birchall is always solid, ave between 89 and 95 for last 4 years and would expect similar again. Like most rebounding defenders he will be a bit up and down particularly as hawks have a few guys that can play that role but over the long term you get what you pay for.

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