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Chicko’s Check In – Milka The Cow!

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G’day community, that felt like hard work this week…Rocky (KO), Lewis (gone), Hodge (going for longer), Sloane (calf), Pops Kelly (popped right marble) but with every dark cloud there is a silver lining.

Now is the time to prepare yourselves whilst the balmy autumn continues and before the ice cold winds take hold of your rivals.

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You may think that the title of this week’s musing is referring to the friendly smiling cow found on the purple packaging of the Swiss chocolate bar from the 1990’s. You would be wrong. It is a reference to my Italian grandfather who worked on a dairy farm and his “milka da cows” and it is applicable right here, right now, for us in the world of Supercoach. There is an all you can eat smorgasbord of fallen premiums ready for the snaffling over the next few weeks BUT to afford them, we need to start scrimping and saving, we need to build a warchest, we need to start milking those cows and I am here to say that it starts this week.

I can hear some of you say – “it’s too soon you bald mongrel”. I can also hear a few of you say “you are a bit late portly bald man”. You may be right, and I may be crazy, but I am culling one or two cows this week.

Why this week?

If your team is in good shape, you should be prudent and saves those trades but there are one or two rookies who you might decree their day be done and be ready for the chop. A number of coaches traded out Heeney last week – either for Krak or Tarrant (via a DPP into the midfield). I had Krak, so traded out Silence of the Lamb for The Price is Right Tarrant (a pure cash grab that smiling Larry Emdur would be proud of). So this week, I have a couple of players who I am looking at as an avenue to build my warchest. So which players look ready to serve up?

Below is a table of popular rookies who are starting to mature. As most coaches know, you only want to start culling your cash cows once their breakeven closes in on their average points per game. As you can see from the table, Van Berlo, Salem and, possibly Heeney, are the only players who are in, or approaching, this category and I would argue the upside for them doesn’t look as good from this point on. The others have a little more cash to squeeze out. I haven’t had Van Berlo in my side, but if I did (and 30% of coaches do), he would be the first to go – has been ok and made coaches $68k but his price fell this week and with Scott Thompson back in the team, it has impacted his input. You could argue Sloane going out helps NVB – you could argue it, but I would disagree. Must go.

 

PlayerPriceBreakevenAverage points per game
Nathan Van Berlo$284,4008168.00
Christian Salem$285,8004267.60
Isaac Heeney$232,5003666
K-MacIntosh$244,1003472.80
C. Ellis-Yolman$332,1002191.60
Hulk Hogan$293,900978.80
Mitch 'Foot' Clark$221,900-1364

For me, due to the prospect of having Lewis and Sloane sitting on the pine for my team for a couple of weeks (maximum, I hope), my dilemma this week is whether I  “paint the fence” early with two trades (one down, one up), or take the hit to my overall ranking (by playing two of my bench rookies on field for two weeks) and only cull one cow to build up the bank balance to invest for the long term with a future upgrade.

So who is on the horizon for a future upgrade?

Every Friday, our good man Patch has a section in his magnificent Panic room article called Trading Places – it’s a MUST read for all coaches. Read it, savour it, digest it and use it to your advantage.

For me, my first upgrade will be a little price dependent as to who I can afford– I’m sure there are a lot of coaches in the same boat. But here are some names for your radar with their breakevens in brackets. Get ready for this!

  • Rocky (290 – post bye target)
  • GAJ (234)
  • Sloane (215)
  • Selwood (189)
  • Brodie Smith (168 – our backlines have so many cracks that the rookies can stay!)
  • Hodge (151)
  • Lewis (150)
  • Beams (145)
  • The Walkers – Andrew Walker (134), Tex Walker (129)
  • Buddy (126)
  • Parker (113)
  • Defenders – throw a blanket over the likes of Hooker, Duffield, Hibberd, Simpson, The Gift and Burgoyne (all with breakevens between 119-126)

The majority of these players are on my watch list – except Hooker and The Gift. However, of more immediate focus are players who have turned the corner and their breakevens have turned bottom out – for me they are BJ Goddard & JPK. These two are on my short term watch list – as in hoping to get one of them into my team next week. The other to watch for me is Tommy Mitchell-san. First week back and cracked the ton and is an affordable price – let’s see how he goes next week.

So what about you community, are you culling any players this week? If you are hitting the trade button who goes?

Out of these popular rookies, who is your first gone?

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Hit me with your thoughts community and please tweet me @chicko_lcs with any questions or dilemmas of your own.

Cheers,

Chicko


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Rick Grimes

Looking at ditching Salem and Sheed to pick up Pendles. I need his consistency. Think Salem has done his dash and Sheed has only a little cash left.

Traderlyf

exactly the same trades as me

Chicko

Me too Ricky, don't have Sheed but likely to downgrade Salem to build the bank balance.

Mitch

Salem downgrade for who?

Aaron

Hope you guys all took krak and tarrant last week, if not your a week behind the 8 ball

medadsson

Doesn't Krak only have one game left before he must either be elevated (don't see any long term injuries) or ineligible to play? I may be wrong but if that is the case who would you trade him down to, not to mention another trade gone. Granted he has made some coin.

Charlesy

Salem first out for me Chicko. Not sure whether to bring in Goddard to make 5 forward premos or go with Ryder and have ruck coverage through goldy/Bellchambers/ Ryder

Chicko

I would bring in Goddard first Charlesy, hold off on Ryder for F6.

Charlesy

Will do mate. Cheers.

@dimSIMpson

I started with Ryder, Nait & TBC! Debating on bringing mummy in as R1 and sticking Ryder in F5!

Crabb

I traded salem out last week for tarrant – means I can upgrade hogan this week to a goddard. Not sure if I should though as hogan will have at least one more week of significant price appreciation.

@milesdeutscher

Wait on Hogan. Consider in the next couple weeks.

Trab Pukcip

I disagree with holding Hogan, great time to upgrade him imo!, you may miss out on 20k but with upcoming games against swans, hawks, dogs, port and pies he is a chance of averaging stuff all over next 5 games! I want him gone by the byes and happy with the $170k he’s given thus far. Hogan out – underpriced buddy in!

@milesdeutscher

What are you thoughts on Barlow? Averaged 111 last year and has now dropped to 490k. Rookie upgrade?

zeesus

Seems to be taking on a different role compared to last year now that Creepy Crowley is out. I considered him but after watching his games I'm really unsure. Mundy seems to be taking the points from him this year.

Chicko

Hey Miles. Agree with Zee on this. Barlow playing a slightly different role – looks like Neale has taken his place in the centre square.

Trab Pukcip

Barlow only scored high on Sunday due to pav and walters going off and fyfe going forward hence giving him rare time in the guts! Big pass unless there is a few injuries.

JaseO

As a rabid Freo supporter I'd give Barlow a big miss for now. He's playing fine but has the worst disposal in the Freo midfield group so with Neale stepping up and Fyfe taking the tag off Mundy they just aren't using him as often

mcleal10

I need a forward. Got 450k in the bank. Looking to go from Salem to either Franklin, Dahlhaus, Gray or Tom Mitchellson. Who do you guys think's going to be the #1 forward.

Kano

I think gray.

Julz

Gray is a must have. I’d wait on TMitch see how he goes this wk but even then he’s an iffy one, poor JS

Patch

Gray will be a must have by season's end and will pick up now Port's draw levels out. Dahlhaus is getting a very close looking at this week as a smokie POD in my side.

@thecowza

I'd go Dahlhaus for sure. Massive POD at the moment not many people have him.

Deadly

Go the Gray

Ratitat

Gray

Spifflicator

Salem to Ziebell or Goddard

Wattsieesq

Goddard for mine. He's proven as a consistent scorer as well as consistently being out on the park.

@thecowza

Personally thinking of running 3 rookies in the defense and downgrading Newnes for McKenzie or Scharenberg.. then using McIntosh on field and strengthening my forward line by upgrading Salem to Dahlhaus. Should yield about 50-70 more points.

Kano

Great read mate, I’m in the same boat with lewis and sloane. Don’t really want to have to trade either but depending on how long they’re out, I might have to. I was thinking of milking a cow early to bring in another premo to compensate, then with both of them returning in a hopefully reasonable time( 2 – 3 weeks) wouldn’t have to take a risk on another mid premo considering big names(selwood,beams,rockliff,priddis, barlow etc) aren’t showing scoring consistency and question marks on if shiel,mundy, neales scores won’t decrease.i could then concentrate on my forward or ruck lines.

Blue Boys

Iv got Hodge,Lewis & Sloane Grrrr.

Brillsy21

I was going to trade Salem to Goddard and Lewis to JPK but am sadly 4k short.
What do you suggest I do instead?

Bye Week

hold lewis. Only two rounds, and everyone is playing a lot of rookies so you shouldn't be at a big disadvantage imo

nick

I agree….if u have Miller or cripps or Vandenberg u can sit Lewis on pine as those rookies are scoring very well

tom

is it too early to cull K-Mac?
Dont think he will make us much more cash

Wattsieesq

Out of the 3 backline rookies, K-Mac looks to have gone from best to worst. I still think there is cash to be made off him as he scored 70 on the weekend, but he is sitting on my bench while oxley and saad are on field.

Martin

I have 500k in the warchest this week, who should i get in for goodes in defence out of mcdonald, rob murphy and pittard, also who do i get in for salem out of dusty, goddard and boomer harvey

Traderlyf

your better of ugrading mids or forwards, defence is too unreliable and rookies are getting the job done in defense for now

Chicko

I think either Tmac or Murphy for the money.

Swans2012

Tmac looking the Goodes for mine (pun intended), and throw a blanket over Goddard and dusty

mcleal10

I'd be happy with either of those defenders. For the forwards I'd go Dusty or Goddard.

Mark

So im thinking Switch Swan to the fwd so i trade Salem for Mckenzie in the mid then switching Mckenzie to the Def putting him on the bench and putting Mcintosh on the ground while upgrading Newnes to Pendlebury.
Good move?

Ethan

wait another week, mckenzie could be dropped in favour for montagna and reiwoldt

tom

is Franklin a good upgrade option this week?

havent seen much talk about him even though he has scored well in the wet

zeesus

Agreed Tom… you have to assume he will be a top forward by the end of the year. Great POD at the moment.

Chicko

Hey Tom, he has been quite consistent without being spectacular. Has looked solid, has a decent breakeven, so I think looks a good upgrade target over the next two weeks.

Trab Pukcip

Added to that he has seen a fair bit of wet weather footy! Will go big this week like half of Freo did against the d’s

Matthew

Going Salem to Shiel, but thinking of also trading Newton to Glenn. Is Glenn from GC going to be a consistent feature in the Suns' team?

Mark

Hard to say because his only played one game. Still he looked pretty sharp. If you think he can be consistent then by all means put him in. Im taking the punt by putting Mckenzie in from St kilda and going to wait this week coming up to see how Glenn goes. If he goes well, i might consider downgrading Vandenberg to him to free around 200k up.

General Soreness

Ripping article Chicko as always mate. Toying with a few trades but think I might just hold this week. My trading to be more determined by who I can go down or up to, at the right times.

Chicko

Thanks General old mate. I have tossed around with doing one or doing nothing. Have tried to plan out my trading plan over the next few rounds, and it looks like I may need to do one downgrade this week. Thanks again for the support BB!

jake

hey fellas currently sitting at 400

Im thinking of pulling the trigger on salem this week and upgrade him to goddard
Then next week i will cull a cow (still not sure who) to upgrade griffen to selwood.
After that i will then upgrade daniel rich for almost a straight swap to rocky , thoughts?

Chicko

Well done Jake – great ranking! Like your plan, I would execute as you have outlined.

Deadly

Keep going jake, in your position you've got to stay aggressive.

EggMan

Salem to Floggard

Rich (he has done his job) to Beams

Thoughts?

zeesus

Yep good.

Chicko

Hey Engman, if you have the cash, it sounds pretty good to me. You may want to hold off on the Rich to Beams trade though. Rocky is going to be in the low $400k bracket in a couple of weeks – could do a straight swap.

EggMan

I need ideally would wait another week on beams as well but I need another promo in now with Sloan going down.
But rocky will be a target in a couple for sure!

Swans2012

Yep the trades you said then rocky locked in in a couple.

zeesus

Rich and NVB to Pendles & Touk Miller for me.
Takes my midfield to: Fyfe, Pendles, Neale, Boak, Beams, Parker, CEY and Cripps.
Still trying to decide who is going to be the top 6 defenders at years-end.

mcleal10

Too late for the Touk.

@KingWinter7

Instead of Touk go to Glenn or Mckenzie

Youngster

Touk has flown the coup. He's not a keeper and not the best stepping stone on offer. If NVB is to go, then a rookie on the bubble or a top end premo is the only sensible option

camdoggs army

I’m still hanging on to Brett “the shit brother” goodes. If he’s named gonna trade him down to a loophole/ future rookie like Hugh Goddard or scharenburg type. Also Salem to Goddard. Thoughts in goodes?

TTJ

Trading a non player to another non player is not a good trading strategy. Goodes is already a loophole & I doubt whether he will be forcing his way into a winning Bulldogs outfit this week.

I would hold him another week & then trade him to Daniel McKenzie, providing he holds his place in St Kilda's team. That's my plan anyway,

Sharenberg, Lever & Goddard will all be good trade down options once they actually get a game.

Swans2012

Non player to non player works in this case imo as Goodes to Goddard makes 100k which is pretty much all we need to make on most of our trades (as long as we get a couple of big bangers ie cey and Cripps and vandy making 250+) to get to full premo

Swans2012

This also assumes your going to downgrade someone else to Mckenzie and want to keep your loophole open, I know I do…

Youngster

Whilst not named, he's good for a loophole. I'm using him on Oxley and Macintosh. Trade to a rookie on the bubble but lose the loophole. To use the money that rookie generates, you'll blow another trade. Trading down to rock bottom DPP rookie purely to get money into the warchest and retain the loophole makes mores sense IMO.

Sarah

I'm going to spend the cash I made last week when I traded in Tarrant and Krakouer and do the following:

VB out, JPK in
Salem out, Goddard in

It feels good to finally bring in a couple of premos!!

mcleal10

Yeah good trades.

derek

very good trades.

Phil

You won't have any arguments there

Charlesy

That’s great work Sarah. You’re well placed early.

MC

Danger not jpk

Sarah

I thought I'd made my decision but now I'm not so sure… Danger has a higher ceiling but JPK is more consistent…

@KingWinter7

Best feeling when processing trades like these

Traderlyf

can straight swap salem to goddard but goddard has freo and would leave me with no war chest

jake

im thinking of making this move

Traderlyf

yep, then ill be able to cull someone like sheed to a glenn or mckenzie next week when there on the bubble, dont want to miss goddard due to his 69 BE

derek

I'm thinking that move as well. will only leave $15k in warchest. but it does bring in a season long premium keeper at a good price.

derek

I had Oxley on the bench last week, and most of my opponents had him either loopholed or on field. I felt I needed his points for overall rank (I'm about 4k and needed to stay with the pack). So I traded out heeney for H Goddard (via swing Saad to mid) it would have been Whitecross, but he got a last minute call up and I needed a donut in defence.

It banked $95k and let me win 5 leagues that I would have lost (1 by only 2 points). Scored 2238 so happy with outcome. I had 28 trades left, otherwise I wouldn't have done it.

now I have $230k in warchest, this gives me just enough cash to go Salem to Godard this week. Happy with that. Do I cull another cow?

Traderlyf

im not culling til next week because Glenn and Mckenzie are on the bubble (this is for supercoach so they need to play 3 games to change in price)

Deadly

Is Goddard is good. Do it, you'll have him for the year (hopefully)

Swans2012

I love my Goddard (hugh) loophole and when he starts playing and everyone says see now you can’t downgrade too him I will be more than happy to trade another fat cow for another non playing rook. Nothing lost and lots gained from the loophole and the extra 100k. Win win I reckon, excellent trade Derek

Swans2012

And I think next week is the next cull opportunity, hold (other than the Salem to Goddard trade you mentioned which is a1)

Youngster

Fantastic work Derek. You've got plenty of trades but that's no reason to trade. If you can hold out another week, you'll get more bang for your buck and of course some of those premos will go down after another week too. Come the bye rounds, you'll be able to trade like mad if you can hold your trades now.

tom

Franklin Or Goddard

Matthew

Franklin, played most of his games in the wet and still averaging 95

Jack

Trading out lychee. Who is the best ruck to bring in out of:
Blicavs
Ryder
Grundy
Mumford
Nic Nat
Jacobs

Traderlyf

jacobs

derek

I would normally say Sauce, especially looking at the crows upcoming games. but he is not scoring very well at the moment, Blicavs is starting to look ok.

adam

Go Blicavs or Grundy.. you want a ruckman who gets possies… if you have cash and want a POD go S Martin… he is scoring well in a side getting smashed.. wait till they start winning… they arent as bad as made out…

Jack

Trading out lycett. Who is the best ruck to bring in out of:
Blicavs
Ryder
Grundy
Mumford
Nic Nat
Jacobs

mcleal10

Blicavs looks incredibly good. Honestly was considering bringing him in for Nic Nat for a POD. This kid isn't a normal ruckman.

Pauly Walnuts

Lewis 2 weeks,Hodge to the Tribunal – Herald Sun

derek

I guessed 1-2 each.

Matt

What rookies are worth downgrading to? I don’t see the point in trading cash cows when there isn’t any rookies on the bubble worth getting

@KingWinter7

Glenn & Mckenzie have only played 1 game but both look pretty decent

Bye Week

Can't believe someone else knows 'milka'!

George

Missed out on the Tarrant trade last week. Do you think it
's worth getting him in this week?

mcleal10

nope

derek

what were you doing last week? there isn't much else on offer and still some cash to be made. if you are trading out a non-player that won't make you any cash I would.

@KingWinter7

Sorry but it's too late. You'd be paying an extra 100k

Locked and Loaded

I didn’t out in Tarrant either I felt as if the risk was too much time will tell whether it’s the right move although I don’t think he’s a must and defs don’t bring him in now

Harrison

Jake Lloyd people? Worth consideration
Games so far:
!: Sub affected 27 he had it 13 times at 46% and 4 clangers only real bad game
2: 75 he had it 20 times at 80% and a goel
3: 95 he had it 24 times at 92% mostly handballs
4: 113 he had it 25 times at 88% and a goal
5: 82 he had it 20 times at 50% (in the wet) and 9 tackles

I like him and he's a very good user of the Ball and gets around the 20-25 touches mark
I like how he doesn't get clangers or gives away free kicks
$392,600 and they play Melbourne next

Phil

Too awkwardly priced, not for me Harrison although I am a fan of left field selections so I'd say go for it

Ethan

I wouldnt touch him, its not that he's bad but you'll get weeks where he's not involved and some weeks he's pretty good. Its a real season changer and can make or break your team.

TTJ

Yeah there a things to like about him Harrison but I do not see him as SC relevant.

Fallen premiums or rookies on the bubble is what you want at this time of the year. Not mid priced mids or forwards, too much risk.

Harrison

thanks TTJ, Ethan and Phil, looking back at it i think how stupid it was be gee i love this guy and love how he plays. As three of you have said not worth the risk, not SC relevant and at the moment we need to be focusing on the fallen premos and culling some rookies ohh and players on the bubble over the next few rounds.

Questionable: B.Smith (bring him in and he goes 60 and 40 wow) Salem, Kmac, Newnes, Simpson, Griffen, Wallis, Lewis, Goodes
Absolute beut

MC

Yeh cause everyone scores good against Melbourne, look at stats they have won possession albeit to Fremantle last week

Enrage!

Thoughts on which trade, I have 444k in the bank…

1) CEY to pendles (and not enough & to upgrade elsewhere)

Or

2) Vandenberg to Danger & Hogan to Dahlhaus

Also thoughts on Armitage .. He’s getting big 100’s and only once sub 100!

mcleal10

Definitely 2. CEY is looking the goods. Still has a potential increase of money to make. I wouldn't really be looking to trade Hogan either. Surely you have worse rookies to cull.
Armitage looks a beauty. Too expensive for me but certainly a good POD.

Deadly

CEY and VAN still have too much upside to trade just yet. If you hang off for 1-2 weeks you'll get Danger and Pendles for a lot less cash

Enrage!

Thanks guys ..

And thoughts on Armitage as a POd?

Luviboy1

He seems to be doing quite well with the temporary captaincy with Roo out. Hes too dear for my taste but could be a great POD selection.

randomcliche

Like. but late. I ran stevens and newnes to fill the scoring void. Wish I did Armitage.

MC

Danger has hit his bottom!

randomcliche

Agreed MC. Enrage! Look for players like Rich who have hit their breakeven or are close to to trade. If you don’t have any or no LTIs then suggest holding. There are plenty of falling premos to come. Pendles, Danger Priddis, Parker this week for mIne, but chances are not all of em will hit it next week. And then others will join the party like selwood rocky etc cheerz

Luke

Thanks for the great article Chicko,
Communtiy, thoughts on
a) trading out Salem, subbing Swan into the foward line and bring in Luke Parker in the mid
b) trading out Salem, subbing Swan into the fowardline, Brayden Maynard (anyone know if he's getting a game soon?) into the mid, and bringing in a fallen premium defender in Simpson, Hibberd, ect
c) holding salem
I've got around 250K in remainding salary

derek

out of those option, 1 is best

Ethan

a or c, b sounds stupid if theres no one to trade to

MC

Hold see how rooks play this week and option b next week

Robert

Im sick of Newnes i have to get rid of him.

I have 465K to pick a defender.

Who should i pick?

mcleal10

I'm holding since we lack a lot of info back there. Can't really go wrong with McDonald. Other than that I'd probably consider Bobby Murphy

derek

at that price, K Simpson is a standout! $448k. will be close to top 8 defender this year.

Don

houli or tom mcdonald?

Ethan

houli, will get more ball if mcdonald is forced to play a shut down role

@KingWinter7

Houli

Liam

Wingard to Goddard and Rich to Priddis?

Chicko

That would be two ticks for me Liam!

Swans2012

Yep yep

@KingWinter7

Sounds good

Mitch

Which forward rookies worth trading in on the bubble in the next week or weeks?

MC

Pretty slim, think you have missed the boat!

Ethan

krakour is still available but theres not really anyone else

Mitch

already have salem, clark, tarrant, krakour, hogan

MC

Can you trade Salem swapping a dpp

Tyler

None worth picking up

Tyler

If you need to downgrade real bad you should downgrade to caleb daniel or kane lambert. Daniel is coming back in 2 weeks and lambert 5-6

joelslo

noted. but are there any down grade options?

Charlesy

Here’s some news community. Jake Lever from Adelaide, a highly rated young defender is tipped to play soon. From memory he’s worth $150 ish K. So another potential down grade soon if you want to slaughter a cow from your defences.

Ethan

not sure any of the adelaide players will get culled for him for the moment, if theres a quite easy game ahead of them maybe he will play

Locked and Loaded

They love the kid at Adelaide. Will play and will do well

Ben

Talia reckons he’s a chance to play this week

MC

Not much said about the danger! Thoughts? Rich is done now 100k upgrade for danger!

Luviboy1

Once again, great write up Chicko. Community, currently have 2 FWD keepers in Gray and Swan. Have 26 trades left. This week Im thinking:

Walker to Glenn (via DPP swing)
and
Salem to Goddard, Martin, Dahlhaus or Franklin.
Leaving me with around 270,000 in the chest.

Good or bad idea?

Chicko

Thanks Luviboy, much appreciated mate. I like the Salem trade, less certain on the Walker to Glenn trade – I want to see Glenn for one more game before getting him in.

Luviboy1

If I went Salem to Goddard it would leave me with a measly 9k in the chest, whereas Walker to Goddard with leave me with 108k. Does keeping Salem for one more week sound plausible?

Tyler

No rush to trade Salem out, unless he starts going down in price

MC

Could hold Salem another week, although leaving you one week behind everyone else

Youngster

Better yet, Walker to Goddard. Let Salem go another week, save a trade and see if Glenn is on the bubble.

tom

Is Birchall a good option?

or should I go with someone like Enright/Taylor

MC

Love Enright, didn’t have the nuts to take him this year, will pick him up soon concentrating on other lines first!

Jambo

How about McGovern??

MC

Too much cash

Liam

Hold or trade Rich??

MC

Trade to danger

Luviboy1

Im waiting a couple weeks to trade Rich to Rocky, which in all likelihoods will be a straight swap.

MC

I’m sure there will be a rookie to swap Rockliff for in the byes, wouldn’t you wanna premo your side as quick as possible.

SCaddict

I'd trade him but on the proviso that you upgrade him to a fallen elite like a JPK or Priddis which would require an extra $120-130K.

If you can't easily do that without mucking up your structure elsewhere then I'd hold him for another week or two until the perfect opportunity presents.

Vic City

Had the cash so gone for Pendles for me, would go JPK but with Lewis and Sloan I want a consistent performer this week

Bailey

Should I consider judd to JPK

Chicko

Hi Bailey, I would!

Ethan

absolutly, judd has done enough as a stepping stone

SCaddict

Unfortunately Juddy like Griffen has been a fail as a stepping stone as he's actually leaked cash and will leak more with a BE of 133 this week.

So yes you may as well pick off a fallen premo like a JPK or Priddis and get some elite scoring into your team.

Youngster

I never understood why Judd got a run in any team. He was never going to be a season keeper, nor a rookie cash cow, nor a mid priced stepping stone nor a player likely to take the next step and provide value for money. Not anything really.

TOPHAWK1

Walker to Franklin this week?

I think Franklin's price has just about bottomed (-27K at 510K) and I sense he is about to lift his scoring output . Buddy playing the Dees this week on a hopefully dry MCG. His breakeven sits at 126 which is achievable against Melbourne.

Walker is down 45K at 385K. This corrective trade would cost me 18K but I think is money worth sacrificing as I am not confident Walker is worth sticking with for the rest of the season.

Any thoughts?

Luviboy1

Im in the same position, but considering Goddard. I have no objections.

TOPHAWK1

Thanks mate,

There is a lot of chatter around Goddard as well. Will have a look at him as well, before making the big call.

Cheers

whisper

TMAC is the most likely defender to keep buddy kickless. He might drop another 20k if he's kept to a sub 70 by Mcdonald.

Jess

Who is the best downgrade option across all lines? with my DPP's I can downgrade salem to anyone.

All these talks of downgrades but at a glance I see nothing.

Luviboy1

McKenzie and Glenn will both be on the bubble after next round.

Mitch

Backs – shaw, oxley, kk, saah, mcintosh, newnes, n.brown, hamling
Mids – fyfe, pendles, beams, selwood, griffen, parker, yolmen, heeney, vandenberg, cripps, miller
Rucks – goldy, maric
Forwards – gray, d.martin, swan, hogan, salem, tarrant, krakour, clark

26 trades left with 160k in the bank. Only trades have been corrective trades on rookies and bringing in tarrant and krakour for lambert/lamb

Need to cull someone to make money for future upgrades
Want to get rid of salem but there arent any appealing downgrade options
Any help fellow supercoachers
cheers

Ethan

find someone to go with a down up trade if salem is on the choping block

Mitch

not many downgrade options

Antonio

I have Jaksch in my backline on the bench. Is he going up or down in price? Is there anybody I can trade him out too?

dean billman

Break even of 84, will be gong down in price I'd say.

Tyler

What does TBC mean on the AFL injury list?
Also, a few rookies coming back from injury in the next few weeks!

Antonio

To be confirmed

club_sandwich

Is hepell a stong mid upgrade consideration?

@KingWinter7

Sounds good, Goldstein is a must have and quick!

@KingWinter7

Ahhh wrong comment…

Tbh, i'm not too sure if Heppell can keep this up for longer, much like Hannebery & Mundy. I would much prefer a Jelwood or JPK

Locked and Loaded

Heppell will be elite this year

Tom

Which option is better?

Getting rid of Newnes and getting sam butler or Jasper pittard or even Mcgovan

Or

Getting rid of Swallow and getting Shiel, Swan, Lachie neale.

Any suggestions?