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Mo’ Supercoach News|You’re not aSloane

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LekdogCommunity! Lekdog here with some mo’ supercoach news…

Poor Rory Sloane..but also poor Supercoaches who traded him in. Cry not my dear community for I am here to help.
I also discuss rookies, Lekdog’s Gingers and my hot tip of the week…I’m not sure why I was given this power community but I try and use it for good!

Lots of love, @LekBlog.


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Brillsy21

First comment Boi
Love your work lek

Ashley J

Is Hogan to Glenn via DPP and rich to JPK good trades?

Gordo

not sold on glenn

OldOcker

Glenn not likely to play this week, Limped off ground after training.

Ashley J

I already have Mckenzie 🙁
What should I do instead??

OldOcker

If you can go from Rich to JPK that is a good trade.

Phil

Maybe bring in Lever (pending selection) and swing McKenzie to midfield bench

mattforrest8

yeah i agree with lever, looked good last week and should hold his position for a few weeks. but id swing saad to midfield and have both lever and mckenzie in defence, rather than have mckenzie on the bench and mcintosh being an unreliable d6

paul warren

One people have not talked about yet is Patrick Karnezis been the sub if given a chance this kid can play only a forward tho.

Wheels1987

If Glenn has the green light then good trades

Luke

Sloane to JPK
Rich to Parker

Next Week
Vanberg to Selwood
Eliis to Pendles

Gordo

very good trades

jacob

Good trades! Just be careful with the bye situation. Pendles, Parker, JPK all share same bye round. So do fyfe and Watson if you have them.

Luke

Only have Fyfe

Danners16

They are good trades, but it seems like you'll be up the creek in Round 12 with the byes. I suppose by doing those trades you will have about 5+ round 12 bye premos. Not sure which Ellis that is but if it is B.Ellis, I wouldn't trade him, if C.Ellis, sounds good

Luke

Yea C.Ellis i meant.

Thanks for the tip with the round 12 bye back to drawing board haha

Wheels1987

whats your plans for Rockliff???

Luke

Crips to Rockliff in 3 weeks

Tophawk

Griffin to Rockliff in 3 weeks. Cripps to Sloane in 4-6 weeks.

SideBySidebottom

Vandenberg to Rockliff in two weeks. If Rocky scores 110 over the next two weeks his price will drop by $20k next week and then return to $490k the next, This could be just about as cheap as you'll get him. This seems more likely than the price drops predicted on the basis of an average of 56.If I'm wrong, happy days.

Liam

Love your stuff lek
Just want to hear your thoughts on this trade
Vandenberg to park
Cheers

Gordo

macintosh, goodes or vandenberg out for mckenzie. Then hogan to mitchell or should i be going for a Goddard franklin type player current have gray,swan,martin in the fowards

TheCompletePackage

I think leaving the 'n' off your name has made you indecisive.

Just_Genetics

http://gyazo.com/f7654d6441fbdc55f45fe6214a77ab95
this is my team as it stands i have 2 trades this week and 68k in bank what trades do you think i should do?
one thing im thinking is swap mckenzie into mids when i trade out heeney and im thinking lever from adelaide into backline then for second trade was thinking swapping krakour into fwd line when i trade hogan for glenn? what do you think? oh and that frees up 345k

Wheels1987

Heeney Out for any Bubble boy (Schade or Glenn) who has a green light.
Upgrade Ellis-Yeoman for a Premo.

just_genetics

what promo would you go I'm thinking goddard so later on in the season i can movie him forward finishing up my forward line or duncan ? although duncan i think will crowd my midfield as i have selwood and the bye rounds are approaching another player i was looking at is beams but i want rockliff in my team in a few weeks and having beams may leave me in the same situation as selwood and duncan

Danny

As far as on field points go Selwood and Duncan won't steal many off each other different enough player with Duncan 2/3 an outside player and Selwood 2/3 inside player. Bye wise it could be tricky.

adam

hey guys after 2 weeks according to my trade plan I will have up to 900k in the bank and then id go to full premium pre byes or within the byes.

is this to much money in the bank or should I be fine

Rocksta

Not sure where you sit overall Adam, but I think it's too much thereby costing you too many points along the way.
I try to have around 200K in the bank all the time up until about Rd 9, whilst upgrading my team progressively up to and through the byes, with the intent of being full premium post byes.
BTW, I'm sitting around 1500 th overall, but would have been in the top 150 had I not changed my Captain in Rd 2 from Fyfe to Beams to avoid a Cash League loss, as well as not looking at the subs pre-game where Goodes was the sub for the dogs that week. Those two things cost me approx. 220 points. Looking back, that taught me a very valuable lesson………………maintain your structures and strategies and the rest will follow ( and check the bloody final teams half an hour before each game).
Anyhow, that's my two bobs worth.

adam

thanks rocksta

B-Mac

If your auntie had balls, she'd be your uncle

Rocksta

Fair Call B-Mac!
Woulda, Coulda, Shouda!!!!

As you can tell, I still haven't gotten over it.

Wheels1987

it depends if you want league or Rank wins.
rank i would be spending now

League wins, spend wisely into the byes and you should be unbeatable

3. votes

Who should I get in my midfield? can afford anyone and not concearnced about price at all. Looking at Jpk, shiel and Mundy. any other options? would also like everyones personal opinion of who will be the top 10 for midfilders at the end of the year? currently have fyfe, griffen, selwood, danger and peddles! cheers

adam

id bring in jpk proven scorer and will be top 10 mid by the end of the year.
also is one of the sydney mids and sydney will win alot of games this year

Wheels1987

i would hold for now.
think Rocky
also
Steven Johnson…

@KingWinter7

10 Mids to have by the end of the year:

Fyfe
Pendles
JPK
Selwood
Lewis
Priddis
Shiel
Rockliff
Sloane
Ablett

SideBySidebottom

That would be horrible. Two guns on the bench. The chances of having the top eight scorers on field would be remote, It'd give more nightmares than juggling the rookies. Then again, the way the premiums are getting injured this year two may be injured at all times.

Pinidu.C

If I make these two trades this week, I'll have 21 trades left.

Heeney>McKenzie
Rich>Priddis/Kennedy

Is it worth it? And who's better out of Priddis and JPK?
Thanks community
Great stuff Lekdog

Matt

JPK,

Locked and Loaded

Priddis

Wheels1987

Priddis

Dani Minouge

AUDITION FOR X FACTOR LEKDOG YOU ARE A STAR

Jacko1998

sloane to Hannebery!

TheCompletePackage

"Receiving you Sloane. Over."

Ethan

how can i get priddis in my team
if my mids are as follwed( Pendelbry, Fyfe, Selwood, parker, Steven, Swan(will swing when i trade tbc out) Cripps and Vandenburg with CEY, Krakour and lambert on my bench).
The one trade ive done so far is to trade out mcintosh for mckenzie

Poloko48

How much $$$ do you have?

Ethan

currently sitting on 150k after taking out mcintosh for mckenzie

Wheels1987

trade out CEY

Jimi

Based on future scoring ability only, who to choose out of (DPPs would be playing fwd):

Goddard, Priddis, Danger, T Mitchell or Bont?

I'm leaning towards Goddard but I can be persuaded.

Matt

Priddis has the highest potential, although would rather getting goddard in forward line

cow roll

Goddard

Wheels1987

Mitchell

Scott

Danger is not a DPP, neither is Priddis. Wouldn't you be trying to get all three DPP in your forward line by seasons end? I am trying to get a fwd line with all DPPs as I think they have greatest capacity to score. On current form Goddard.

Matt

Top six defenders come end of year.

Go.

Matt

thats like asking when ablett will be back, can not tell you

SideBySidebottom

It's too early to tell. Leave the upgrades for that line to last.

Phil

Shaw, McDonald, Gibson, Smith, Hodge, Fisher (by average not points)

Derek

Shaw, Smith, Simpson, Malceski, McGovern, Enright

Locked and Loaded

Shaw, Smith, Simpson, Birchall, Houli, Hodge

Rob

Rich to Mckenzie and sloane to gray leaving me with 250k in the bank.

Good trades or not?

Any suggestions?

Leon

Great trades but the question comes to mind is where rocky coming in? Perhaps send gray forward next week and cull a forward rookie for rocky. if so it's a goer.

Wheels1987

like

jimmy

Good trades. Might do it myself. Then next week hogan to rocky thru gray swing.

Bombersgobig

Am I the only one that thinks Kieron Jack is currently unbelievable value ? And also what should I do with my spuds I have van berlo heeney and hunt I have 400k

Poloko48

Was thinking that too but I don't think he's quite right atm – seems to be really slow, I went to the game Sat night and it was really noticeable. Wouldn't surprise to see him rested at some stage.

Wheels1987

Jack = Gun

Just_Genetics

jacks not the only one look at barlow and johnson – i cant afford to have either atm as i have fyfe and selwood and byes are around the corner haveing one of these will kill me

Billie Joe

Long time fan, first time poster. But hearing that green day intro made me smile. Love your work Mo, my favourite poster of the site

Spooners

Great video as always lekdog, do you think these are good trades

Heeney for D-Mac

Sloane for JPK?

Danners16

Sounds good

Wheels1987

everyone is getting JPK

Cliffy

Great video Lekdog, as always every week!

Well my hand has been forced to get out Sloane after the injury news came in earlier yesterday, so after careful deliberation I think I’ll be going with these moves:

Hogan – McKenzie (Via DPP Swing with Gray, means that I’ll have DPP swing sets for both DEF/MID and MID/FWD areas)
Sloane – Premo POD (potentially Fallen ones in Priddis/Barlow, or maybe Ward)

Going the way of Priddis or Barlow will leave me with plenty of cash, as well as having the added flexibility to cover up all around the ground in case of future injuries/suspensions (from the 1st trade).

Will be left with 22 trades after these ones, boy they’re disappearing fast for me! Can’t be the only one though in this boat.

🙂

Cliffy

Thoughts community? Cheers

Derek

Priddis joining my team this week as well.

Leon

out of priddis and barlow you have to go priddis…. but perhaps hold a week if you can on Sloane. I love the idea of Sloane to rocky plus cash. Interesting time. I have 23 after this week and feeling a little thin.

Cliffy

We're all feeling the heat with trades Leon

Cliffy

But cheers mate, sounds like a good plan too, Rocky is falling fast in price and will be a great bargain soon.

Supercoach General

Out of Mundy, Hannerbery, Dangerfield and Selwood who would be the best to trade in?

Matt

selwood if you want long termn

Derek

Selwood by a big margin. He is one of the few ultra premiums

Danners16

Wait a week or two and get Selwood

Nash

What's the better option 1 or 2

Hold Sloan for another week and downgrade to Rockliff when is price is almost bottomed out or has
Trade hogan to Tom Mitchell
And trade KMac to Makenzie
This would leave me with 217,000 plus the 40,000 dollars from Sloan to Rockliff
Than possibly the week later upgrade Vandenberg or downgrade oxaly who's breakevens will be around 70 to maybe lever.

Or

Trade Sloan to priddis
And KMac to Makenzie
This leaves me with 274,000 and I will have to trade Vandenberg next week to Rockliff so will have to spend 80,000 – 100,000 there and that will leave me 190
Plus I miss the boat on Tom Mitchell and hold hogan for an extra week

Really stuck. Thoughts

throttlefinger

Hey Nash. Not the biggest Titch fan but like option 1 better with one change: Go Vandy to MacKenzie. Get a DPP in your mids and next week go Kmac to Lever. You can upgrade Oxley (although I'd keep Oxley. Looks like a great bench cover).

Think the Sloane to Rockliff move is a nice way of making good out of a bad situation.

Rocksta

Hi Nash.
I'm holding on Sloane until next week, when then yes I'll turn him into Rocky. That should gain another $35K or so. I've gone Hogan to Titch, and 'Vandenberg' to DMaK. Not sure why everybody is going Kmac to DMak. Kmac's break even is 33, whilst Vandenberg's is 66.
Also, you generate more cash with the Vandenberg trade, and can always go Kmac to Lever next week.

yurkins

sloan to rocky nxt week too

Danners16

First option

Chicken Dinner

Option 1. and what throttle said, Vandy this week has a much higher BE than Kmac. Also gives you Saad cover (if you have him) (You should) Then the following is Lever or an upgrade with the cash made from Sloan – Rocky.

tom

Hogan to Goddard

Heeney to D-Mac

thoughtS?

Alex

you're lost

wayno1313

I like it. I think you probably should consider Mitchell instead of Goddard and maybe look to pick up Goddard later in the year.

Leon

Why get a 50/50 in Mitchell when you can lock in BJ at the cheapest price he will be for now on. Great trades if those are your biggest problems. Wish I only had those problems!

Locked and Loaded

Goddard 100% over Mitchell not even worth a convo

Glorin

Goddard has dropped in price once, it will happen again.

throttlefinger

Stache-sational vid again, Lek.

Love the hot tip. I was one of those (dumb) people who sideways Beams to Sloane. Ugh. Was going to keep yet that would make my bench Sloane, CEY and Lewis. Nope. Was leaning towards bringing Parker but Danger is an inspired choice. Count me in, my friend!

SideBySidebottom

Danger, danger. Warning, warning.

throttlefinger

HAHAHAHA.

Yeah SBS, after further review, no go!

Carl

Just wondering community, How many premiums do you have and how many trades left ?

throttlefinger

Hey Carl. Def (3), Mids (6), Ruc (2), Fwd (3). After this round, 21 trades left. Not good. Gonna try to slow down for 9-10, then go heavy 12-13. That's my trade plan as its stands today.

Riley

Similar boat to throttle, Def (3), Mids (5), Rucks (2), Fwd (4)

Riley

21 Trades Left

Rocksta

Hi Carl. I have 16, with 21 trades left. That said, one of them is Sloane ( not you Throttle), and I'm also counting Newnes and Griffen ( whom are borderline). I do still however have $200K in the bank, and intend to turn Sloane into Rocky next week, as well as perhap's Cripps into Pendles. That will leave me with 17, and only 19 trades left. Not great, but injuries are a friggen killer.

Derek

If your counting Newnes as a premium then get to count Cloke as one 😉

Instead of counting premiums, call them Keepers.

I have 13 Final Team Keepers.

I haven’t counting Newnes, Sam Mitchell, Cloke or Ibbotson as keepers, they were my mid-price stepping stones.

1 have 26 trades left. (Gaz has been my only injury or suspension problem)

throttlefinger

Hahaha! Rory's got an "e" on the end, Rocksta.

And yes, injuries and MRP have been a killer as well.

SC Virgin

Long bow to draw newnes and Griffen – wouldn’t consider them anywhere near premonition based on what we have seen so far.

Rocksta

Agreed,
But sideways those 2 and considering all the injuries and you’ll never get to full premium.
I’ll keep them until SC finals then upgrade if and as required, with the 10 odd trades I’ll have left ( due to me not sideways trading).
My Guess is Griffen will average around 100 by then, which I’ll keep as an M8. I reckon I will however have to upgrade Newnes

derek

I have griffin and counting him as a keeper. I put him in my starting team structure as a keeper (he just got ahead of Wines). he might not end up being a keeper, but for now in my structure he is.

I might end up keeping Sam Mitchell and ibbotson (but I doubt it)

dognino

After 2 trades this week will have 4-5-2-5, but down to 20 trades left

wayno1313

2-6-1-4 with 24 trades left

Liam

Hey carl, I have 21 trades left
Def 3
Mid 7
Ruc 2
Fwd 3
I have used a lot of trades but also have lots of premos.

Danners16

I going to say keepers, Def (5), Mid (6), Ruck (2), Fwd (5) which means 18 keepers after this week with 19 trades. I going different this season by burning trades to get a premo team as quick as possible before the byes

Matt

ive got
backs 3
Mids 6
rucks 1
forwards 5
with 22 trades remaining, looking to get backline premo next week, then rocky and jacobs which would make it 18 with about17-19 trades burnt

Jimi

Def (2), mid (6), ruck (2), fwd (3). 22 trades but will have to burn a few again this rd.

Ben Bretel

def 3 mid 7 R 1 for 4

Chicken Dinner

3, 8 (Forwards to be moved down in mid atm – Goddard/Grey),2, 3. Leaving me 16 Keepers – Including Titch as a F6. Cloak is no where near a premo / keeper. Not sold on Nic Nat either, so might be 15, see how he goes, round 13 bye saving him at the moment.

Sitting top 200 overall, with 20 trades this week. Kmack to rocky next week then holding trades until the byes, (At least i hope to)

Sitting on a 7,10,13 Split for people out for the byes as well, so reasonably happy.

Danny

I think I want to take a punt on Mitch Duncan, back playing his best role, improved from averaging 80 in 2013 to 100 in 2014, I think he will improve again to 110+. Call me crazy.

Leon

Will he be a top 10 midfielder? If so go for it. Worried that he might run out of gas but been a beauty so far.

Cozza

I was thinking the same – loving Duncan's last couple of games, which came after Scotty admitted they were playing him in the wrong position at the start of the year.

sp0565

Sloane-R.Gray/Danger/Priddis.
Was leaning towards Gray as he will score very consistently but lekdog is right, without Sloane danger could pump out a massive score.
also been watching priddis very closely and dont want to miss out on him getting a big score this week.
Gray V brisbane= massive score
Priddis V GCS= possible massive score?
who should i get?

Danny

Gray will average more over the journey.

Tom

IMO Gray, Fwd 1 Lock

SideBySidebottom

Priddis over Danger.

Poloko48

Great vid Lekdog, keep up the good work!

My trades this week, which I'm sure will be replicated by thousands, will be as follows:

OUT Heeney IN DMac
OUT Sloane IN Priddis

Now have a nice swing set with DMac & Saad – very helpful this week with Saad out.

Team this week:

DEF: Enright, Oxley, Lumumba (MID), Newnes (MID), KMac, DMac (MID) (Goodes, Goddard (FWD))
MID: Fyfe, Pendles, JPK, Priddis, Parker, SMitch, Vandenburg, Krak (FWD) (Saad (DEF), CEY, Anderson)
RUC: Goldy, Maric (Read (FWD))
FWD: Swan (MID), Gray (MID), Bont (MID), Bennell (MID), Hogan, Tarrant (Clark, Lamb)

Still have $190K in the kitty, but only 20 trades left.
Trying not to use trades atm but it's bloody hard with all these injuries!!

One question – what defenders should we be targeting as keepers?
Finding it very difficult to trust any of them this year!

Derek

Defenders – stick with the boys who have done it before.
Shaw, Smith, Simpson, Enright, Malceski, and my younger smoky McGovern

Glorin

I'd say out of the Shaw is only certainty. Smith has been off since concussion, should come back especiallY With sloane out.Malceski Simpson injured and have teeth as long as Enright who while having a good recent run is now overpriced and may run out of legs in his last year. McGovern has less than 20 games so as you say a smoky.
TMac has to be considered. Read dex's quality article.
With frawley/ lake back, Gibson is another that should be considered.

SideBySidebottom

Upgrade defenders last. It should be a bit clearer then.

3. votes

Who should I get in my Midfield, Beams, Jpk, Shiel, Mundy, or Barlow?

Danny

JPK

Derek

KPK by s fair margin. The guy is a contested ball beast! Will get 100 points from his 25 touches every week. When he sneaks a couple of goals like last week he gets 130.

Danners16

JPK if you don't have too many round 12 bye premiums (4+ would be too many)

3. votes

Who should I get in my Midfield, Beams, Jpk, Shiel, Mundy, or Priddas

Jeremy Menz

JPK. If you want a POD, look at Callan Ward closely.

Rocksta

I'm a great fan of Ward, but that Giants midfield is getting pretty bloody crowded. He's still averaging well, but its inevitable that Shiel, Griffen, Trealor , Smith, Whitfield and co will hinder him getting to the super elite level as an SC scorer(120+).
Put some money on them making top 4 next year, and winning a flag within 3 years I reckon.

@Popey_99

Lekdog on Gray: "He's just very good a football". Cracked me up haha, great vid mate.

Thoughts community on my situation? Have already used 9 trades going into this round with one upgrade already done. Want McKenzie, and if I grab him I will have 300k banked. Should I be looking to bring in the 'very good at football' man himself Gray for my midfield this week, or hold out for Selwood/Rocky in next few weeks? Leaning towards Rocky next week.

Also, what are our thoughts on how many trades we need in bank coming OUT of byes. I'm thinking 9 is sufficient at this stage.

Cheers folks.

Derek

Gray should be only on your forward line.

@Popey_99

I will be swinging him forward eventually, just feel I need him in.

Wheels1987

dw about # of trades

go BANG BANG

@Popey_99

Haha bloody loved it mate any time.

mcleal10

I've stuck with my plan in having 3 rookies on field in defence and so far this season it's worked. I made my way in the top 5000 but am falling into trouble now. I haven't got Gray and feel pressured to get him. However, getting in Gray would leave me a doughnut in defence since I have no one to cover Saad..

Option 1: Sloane to T.Mitchell and Hogan to Gray.
Option 2: Some nobody in defence (Hamling) to McKenzie and Sloane to Gray or Mitchell?

What do I do community.

Rocksta

Hogan to Titch, and Sloane to McKenzie. This will leave you with a heap of cash to help get Gray next week, and you can swap Saad and McKenzie to cover your Donut for this week ( both Def/mids).

mcleal10

Smart thinking, I'll must likely go with that. With Gray's breakeven of 65, do you think he'll go up a lot in price? Is it worth taking a doughnut or miss out on 10-20 grand?

Rocksta

It's a tough one mate. Score wise there probably wont be much difference, as Gray may score around 60 more than Hogan, and DMaK probably wont score much more than 60 odd. However, DMak should appreciate significantly provided he's named and isn't the sub, and definitely more than the amount that Gray goes up. You will also be able to cash in on a cheap rookie on the bubble , thereby significantly increasing the coffers. Don't think any mids are on the bubble next week.
Thus, all things considered, unless you were planning on putting the C on Gray, id go Sloane to DMak.
Perhaps wait until the St.kilda side is finalised an hour before the game on Saturday to make your final decision. You will still be able to go either way at that point.

mcleal10

You sold me. Thanks heaps man! Appreciate it.

sammy's primos

paddy cripps mate is shapping up to be a season keeper hold!! with th waye his going his on the cards for my last upgrade or ill keep till the end the avg 100 his doing better than most

Captain Pugwash

Dont be surprised if Biggs pops up this week in Dogs team. Point being, keep forecasting ahead.

Biggs is a Mid but will play a half back rebounder.

Derek

Thanks for the heads up

Don’t be surprised to see H Goddard in saints team this week

Poloko48

'bout time lol!

nick

ok I have done McIntosh to mckinze and then used the cash to bring in steve j for heeney think stevie j is getting warmed up for some massive scores and games what u guys think and going bring rocky in 2 weeks for cripps when he drops more money

Rocksta

Rocky to Cripps could almost be a straight swap in 2 weeks ( maybe even next week). That's a great trade, and one I'm looking at myself.
I brought Stevie J in last year mid season,and he killed me. I reckon he's past his best and as such wont play well every week. When he has a hot spell, the opposition usually put a tag on him.
That said, its only my opinion

Rocksta

Cripps to Rocky that is

Derek

Same Rock. I still have nightmares about StevieJ stinking up my team last year

nick

you are right there with the heeney trade as I I had 445 k left but there really are no mids that have dropped that much and I think there are really not many teams that have that good tagger anymore other then freo but I find someone to bring in

I N Pieman

Nice one Lek. Have been playing You’ll never walk Asloane at the pieman residence last few days. What to do with him. He went from stud to spud in no time. A swap to rocky this week or next is the only saving face from this disaster. His shitness & your Docherty trade gave you the nail biting league win last week. Well played mate

Glorin

can't injury be partially to blame for drop? Went into port game under a cloud, corky that game, broken cheek the next. He will be top 8 by ave end of season.

wayno1313

I'm seriously considering holding him for at least 4 weeks. It's hard to train him this week and even next week it looks like there will be rookies that will need to be upgraded. CEY is also coming back soon who will provide additional cover. I think the rest will do him good so he can fix his calf issue he was having.

Leon

if you team can cover him this could be a shark move. Imagine he comes back after the rd 11 bye and kills it as he is over his calf….. would save two more trades…. will be in my thoughts for the next week

Stevie

I'm looking at going Sloan down to either Barlow or Parker, have a plan for rocky next week.
Haven't seen much of freo this year so don't know what barlows roll is now or if I trust Ross for that matter, thoughts community?

throttlefinger

Struggling between going from Sloane to either Parker or Lek's suggest Dangerfield. Going to do Vandy for Rocky next week.

I like Barlow. He just seems to be one of those players that can't really be relied upon, from both a health and performance standpoint. But at his price hard to ignore. Also tends to do his best work from R9 on. But with both Mundy and Neale improving form, Barlow may not be worth the price. Can see him going 130+ 1 or 2 times. But with the emergence of the other two, Parker may be the safer call.

Wheels1987

Freo are impossible to plan for
You need big ball and as long as you can justify your selections and they are in your team structures then do it

@t_woof

I brought in Barlow last weekend. Don't mind the selection at all. I paid 489K for him last weekend. Even cheaper now.

2014
Rounds 7 > 21, AVE 118.5 (never scored below 104)
2013
Rounds 7 > 21, AVE 111.6

Teams he plays for the remainder of the season, in 2013-2015 he averages 112.7 v them.

Does drop off in Rounds 22 & 23, with scores of 88, 94 & 66 in 2013 & 2014.

I have already used one trade Ablett > Sloane, so am reluctant to use another. Like Throtts i have Lewis on the pine for another week. Really wanted to grit the teeth and hold onto Sloane, but now with Adam Saad out i'll have a donut down back (Hodge,H.Goddard on pine).
Contemplating Sloane>Burgoyne, for the DPP swing. Sit Saad on Mid Bench. With a plethora of injuries this year, connecting the swing sets earlier than usual could be vital.

Stevie

Not big on Burgoyne myself but I'm looking at getting Brodie smith in soon, could I go Sloan > smith via swing now or is that compromising my mid structure and point scoring ability too much? I know smith hasn't hit the floor yet but he should be on the up after this week. Also puts 100k in the bank instead of 30k going to Barlow or Parker.

@t_woof

I'd prefer Barlow or Parker than Brodie Smith.

nick

my team as it sits

Def Taylor Murphy Oxley Lumumbia newnes Mckinzie bench Kelly saad

Mids ebert fyfe Hanbbery swan selwood stevie j cripps cockatoo bench j lewis glenn and nelson

rucks mummy maric

Fwds bomp hawk clark dahlhaus j Hogan H bennell bench krak membrey

watch this week hawk and clark will go off against the weak swans back line and kick bags of goals and in a few weeks going trade Hogan out for gray or franklin what u guys think

Rocksta

If you going to trade Hogan out for Gray, you should do it this week.
Hogan has a BE of 77 and Gray has a BE of 65.
Thus, this trade will most likely cost you more in two weeks, and almost certainly next week

nick

I would do that I love to bring gray in know but have problems in rookies not performing in my def then have heeney gone so heeney I might bring stevie j in I know he had a shocker last year but the year before he killed it and I think he is going start kicking some arse and e back to some massive scores

Tyler

Hey community just wondering when talking about strategy and trading sometimes people ask ‘Are you going for overall ranking or league wins?’ Whats the difference? Aren’t you just trying to get the most points either way?

derek

big difference, especially over the bye rounds. previous years I have aimed to have one week of the byes as a sacrifice round (I think I score 1150 last year in one round) lost all my leagues, but won all games in the other two weeks of byes. Overall rank suffered.

Wheels1987

big difference
rank means you MUSt get a big score every single week.

League wins means you can drop a game here or there or if your playing the "spud" of your league one week you can afford to do a double downgrade etc..

League win = week to week and more flexibility, Rank is alot harder to get into the top 5%

Tyler

Alright so if I’m top 5% now, should I be going for overall ranking?

Ted

yes

Thebighix

Hit by the carnage this week like most people (Sloane, Heeney, Saad, CEY)
Can cover with the bench, what's everyone's thought's on the below?

J. Hogan > D. McKenzie
R. Sloane > R. Gray
Have then banked $143k for next week to do something with Heeney

Any suggestions/comments greatly appreciated!

derek

Gray should only be on your forward line. if you are putting him in as a midfielder to replace Sloane I wouldn't do that, there are a few others you should be getting in.

Thebighix

I 100% agree, have swapped him down the forward line, leaves me with Swan, Martin, Gray & Roughead, not sure if that's getting a bit too top heavy this early on?

@KingWinter7

Nah it sounds good. Most people have Gray, Dusty & Swanny with either the Bont or Goddard as the 4th. Your not alone on a heavy forward line

tom

should we be building our warchest or upgrading to premos now?

derek

painting the fence for next few weeks.

Round 11, 3 downgrades to build warchest for buying frenzy during rounds 12 & 13.

there is a great article on this in Jocks magazine.

Leon

both 🙂

Wheels1987

depends on your team and if your going for rank or league win

henry

hey wheels i am going for league win but im building my warchest i now have 390k and i am looking to bring lever in next week for Kamdyn mckintosh which will give me about 500k should i be doing this?

Danners16

If you can upgrade to premos, do it now

Jack hourihan

Hello i am in trouble and only have one win on the board. I have 40k and most of my mids back and fowards are suffering big injuries. What should I do?? Shiuld I bring in some rookie talent or some aboriginal talent? I really need your help brothers. Thank you sons.

Rick Grimes

Post your team. Never too late to turn it around.

Liam

Thoughts on these trades please

Rich down to mckenzie
Heeney up to parker

Rick Grimes

Like it. Rich has done his job and Parker is on the up (I hope!). Maintains your Swans midfield exposure. You probably have Saad (who doesn't), so there is a nice swing option this week if things look dicey at the back with Saad sidelined.

DWhit

For those unfortunate enough to have deledio from the start.. What on earth do we do with him? Projected to lose around 50k with a BE of 205.. Is he a keeper? Not keen to lose that amount of cash. Thinking of trading him to Titch. (already have gray, Sean, bont etc)

DWhit

Swan*

derek

he is on my watchlist to get in to my team in a few weeks. He has to be playing well and running without any problems.

Rocksta

He’s a keeper, thus doesn’t matter if he loses or makes cash.
Once his Match Fitness is back up in a couple of weeks he will be back to beast mode.
I’ll look at bringing him in around 2-3 weeks time when his price bottoms out. You don’t need to, as you already have him

DWhit

Cheers lads. And have we gotten the most out of Rich?

Rick Grimes

If you still have Lids I'd hold him. Back playing and if he stays fit will be a keeper. Rich is done, paint the fence. He's got a BE of 99, so chances are he'll start to lose value. Rocky will be super cheap in another week, so perhaps a downgrade to McKenzie and then look to pick up Rocky in a week or two.

northernsoul74

You've held Lids this long so you've done the hard part. Keep him now.

DWhit

Yeah that’s what I figured. Just gonna have to swallow the price drop.

As it stands my possible trades are
McKenzie > Heeney
Rich > rockliff next week

derek

if you sell him now, you lock in the loss. hold. he will come good.

Wheels1987

if you have held him this long, you may as well hold out
gunna loose $
but some people still have Lamb and Lambert in their teams
Lids will get his value back

Rocksta

I don’t understand this conversation!

If Lids is a ‘keeper’, which he is, you can’t lose dollars because you are going to ‘keep’ him!

jacob

Just something for those looking to bring in Mitchell to keep in mind. Both his thus far have come from extremely contested games in the wet against the bullies and against I high stoppage team in Melbourne. I’m wandering whether he’ll still spend so much time in the guts when the games are less contested.

Longmire said this week: ‘We go in with the right balance we think’s going to win on a particular week. He got a go at it last week and was pretty good.’

I think he’s saying that Tommy was only playing or getting so much midfield time because of the types of gabes Sydney has played in the last two weeks. I reckon when Sydney play less congested games Tommy will play a similar role to the start of last year. More time up toward and less around the contest

Rick Grimes

Yep, there are a few question marks around the kid. I've gone Goddard instead for that reason. With Parker and JPK already in my side, just didn't fancy further Swans exposure. But fair play to those that pick him up, he could be a great buy.

derek

for same price, I would look at Ziebell.

Leon

Just throwing this out there but is there a chance that with a couple of under fit backman coming back this week for the hawks Hogan could have ONE more big score before he is slaughtered? or am I just grasping at air….

demon

With Hogan it's probably got more to do with the service coming from melbourne's mids. If the ball can't get down there he won't score

Rick Grimes

His BE is 77. I reckon that would represent a big game for him. So in all likelihood he'll at best hold his value for a week. So if it's a case of which popular rookie has to go first, he'd be the one. Vandenberg has BE of 66 and should hit that ok. Heeney not going to lose you money, so if you have cover he can wait for another day.

Harry

is it a stupid idea to try and keep Sloane on my bench till he gets back?

Danners16

Probably, but I will have Hodge on my bench for the 3 weeks

Rick Grimes

If he's out 6 weeks I think it's too long. Even if he comes back early, you'd have to think his output will be down for a week or two anyway. I think he has to go.

JMG

I’m thinking about keeping him, lost too much cash for my liking and could become a POD later in year. Reckon he can still be a gun when he returns.

Wheels1987

yep

Paul Walnuts

i'm keeping for at least a week and if Rocky is an option i might go that way, I'm not concerned about his fitness, he hurt his cheek not his legs

Wheels1987

hey man, if you have a plan and it fits your team structures then you dont need to ask if its a stupid idea.

instead trust your convictions and tell the community what your doing and why. Seems like a good plan mate

baggy pants

Thought for the community on too many Freo players in your team. Ross the boss is already icing games when the they are well ahead, if they keep winning games and build a buffer on the other teams in the comp will he start managing players earlier than normal

just a thought

derek

Freo have banked games and are looking good to "manage' some players. Stay away from them.

Ryan

Need to trade out rich!

should i trade to a season keeper who is already performing solid
e.g.
Mundy
Sheil
Gray
Boak

or trade in a fallem premium
e.g
parker
Barlow
Dangerfield

AMERICANMAGPIE1

Go with Gray

Rick Grimes

Gray is a must have and has a low BE. Danger could be an interesting punt. Sheil and Mundy are killing it but can you safely say they'll be top 10 come end of season? Priddis has spiked my arousal curve, slow start but building nicely.

Danners16

Gray/Dangerfield, pick one

Derma147

Gray

Ryan

thanks heaps everyone love the suggestions and do agree i think gray is a must have! cant keep missing out on the 140's he pumps out

derek

Gray has to only go on your forward line. If you are trading him in as a mid, there are better options.

Wheels1987

fallen premo
this game is all about value

Ryan

yeah they look so tempting hmmm. but come end of the season and there not a top 10 midfielder wouldnt that be a downfall?

JMG

Is anyone keeping Sloane? If its a similar injury to Marc Murphys in 2013, I had Murphy then in SC and reckon he only missed 2 weeks!

AMERICANMAGPIE1

I was hoping I could but I cant! Have to trade him out! If I knew for sure he was only missing 2 weeks I keep him but they are saying he will be lucky if he's back in 4?? and by that time it will be his bye?

Wheels1987

the only reason im not keeping is his last 3 weeks and high BE
bring him back in after the byes for cheap, especially if his return game produces another game of less than 100 SC points

Pete444

Trading out
D rich and J Hogan to
S Johnson and T Mitchell
stupid???

JMG

I wouldn’t get both, too iffy. Steviej a bit inconsistent this year

AMERICANMAGPIE1

No…but I would stay away from Stevie J….that's just me. I'm torn if I should take Tmitch

Danners16

If you feel like a POD, Stevie J would be your man

Pete444

I am sitting 4500 overall but feel like a big move or best just to stick with the crowd

TheCompletePackage

Stick with the crowd = finish with the crowd.
"Don't think, don't hope, do! Do something! Come off the ground and say 'I did this, I shepherded, I played on. At least I did something.'" – John Kennedy Snr.
Or…you can be happy with 4500th.
I hope this helps.

Juzzy

Love it Mate.
Could be the move that wins you 50k… obviously could be the move that screws everything but you have to roll the dice.