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The Standing Room – ROUND 16

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Bloody hell community.

GAJ

Aside from the fact that this will put a serious spanner in the works for our teams, we may never see Gary Ablett at his best again. That’s the cold hard truth that we grapple with today.

Let’s discuss the round in progress folks. Does anyone have the inside word on GAJ’s shoulder.. how many weeks are we looking at here?

 


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Paul

I am going to turn this into a positive. Move Dusty to midfield and upgrade Fwd saving money to upgrade backline to all premos!

Lucky I had Libba as my bench option this week also!

Choppy

Par score for the round?

Hawks

2100 will be par, plenty of sub-standard premo scores.

David

Bloody hell, Jock. Bloody. Hell. Could be the end of a golden era.

Hawks

Ablett & Libba gone.

Who to bring in?

I have – Danger, Selwood, Pendles, Priddis, Ward, Parker.

Thinking of getting 2 of- Bont, Hanners, SMitch, Gray.

Anyone else worth considering?

Dean

Crowley

Kev

Hanners. Not keen on the others. If Gaz is gone long term Hall becomes an option

pod

no Neale?

hedski

1648 with Jelwood captain.
Have Goldy Priddis Simmo Doch Laird and Montagna to play, hopefully can crack 2300.
How's everyone else traveling?
(Got rid of Libba last round Gaz to deal with now)
Cheers

Choppy

Im 1542 with danger C still to be counted in along with halls score, docherty, laird, sloane, merrett, montagna. Hopefully might crack 2300 if im lucky.

red5

1580 with 7 to go
May mid 2200

Tommo09

1448 with Gawn C
Have Laird, Riewoldt, Savage, Docherty, Simpson, Goldy, Priddis to come
Looking at 2050-2150???

David

2150 is about where I'm headed too, Thommo. Apart from Sidebottom and Gawn, my boys are not seeing their potential for greatness this round.

Tommo09

Same
Lucky I had Gawn C otherwise I would be in big trouble

In the Nick of Time

1559 with 6 premos still to play and one rookie (Silvagni) on field. Had the C on Danger and thought that I had to stick with 135. Looking at around 2150 – I hope! With Ablett down, Dahl and Wells on the sidelines these are some dark days.

Kev

Libba cleared of internal injury according to the afl site

red5

Hopefully we can hold onto one of libbba and gaz
I dont want to use too many trades
Only got 5 left.

I N Pieman

12 premos have failed to crack the ton! Horrid round compounded by news of Gary & Libba stuffed! trades failed. Prick of a round. Move onto next week!!!

Derek

Only 5 of my team cracked 100. Going to be low scoring round.

1760 with Sloane, Laird, BSmith, Priddis & Montagna to play. Maybe 2300 at best

Kev

Only 4 for me so far! Treloar, ZacW, Lids, Shaw, Zorko, Ablett, Dusty all suited up for me yesterday and only Dusty butchered his way to a ton.

He turned the ball over so much night last he was probably best on for the dogs at 1/4 time

Steeeve

I've had 10 keepers under 100 to Sunday. But glad I went Libba to Neale before the round started

Dont Blush Baby

Whats going to be the par score – 2250 ?

In the Nick of Time

I'd say 2150-2200 actually.

Scyb

community, i had vc on danger and c on ablett. Wanted to take danger's score with loophole. Subbed wyatt onto the field and put emergency on martin on the bench. Sweet 🙂

….. I forgot to captain wyatt. FML

David

Ouch. All those potential points down the plughole. The community feels your pain.

Nuggety

Ablett injury sucks. Even if it's only a couple it's hard to imagine him coming straight back in and punching out big scores. Mega fork in the road here…

pod

Welcome to SC

Matt

Sitting on 1707 with Laird, Simpson, Docherty, Goldstein, Kerridge and Zach Merrett to play.. Had the VC on Danger but stuck to my heart and kept the C on Gawn which ended up paying off. Pretty happy with the round to date – only real concern is Libba but hopefully he's right to go next week.

Harry

Surely GAJ to Neale will be the number 1 trade this week. Should be straight swap on price

Derek

Fremantle do play 4 of there last 5 games at home.

Rocksta

Herald Sun site suggests Liba will miss 1 match tops.
I was going to trade him going into finals but I think Ablett may be the priority now.

Harley

Was traveling well until I got caught up in my study yesterday and totally forgot to take dangers Vc score and left C on ablett. Projecting 2250 now

Leeds17

Taking a punt that Silvangi can out score Petracca's 52.. could end in tears…

Steeeve

Thinking GAJ straight swap to JPK

Derek

I would recommend JPK. He hasn't really had massive numbers, but hasn't scored lower than 95 all season (except rd1).

Should get him for $543k next week.

Will play well against his old team.

Moustachio

Disclaimer: 70% of Derek's posts are to recommend JPK, which he would still do if the guy was 80 years old and/or lost a leg. Good player tho =D

Derek

I've been good and hardly mentioned him 🙂

I don't need to.

Grahame Lebroy

Alright Goldy brought you in today bloody lift

Liam

Heard that Gaz's shoulder isnt as bad as first thought.
Looking at anywhere between 1-4 depending on the results of the scans.

Tommo09

1778 with Goldy, Priddis, Riewoldt and Savage to come
Am up against my brother
He has a 12 point lead and has Goldy, Priddis and Montagna
I should win, right?

Derek

easy win

Tommo09

Way below par though

scotty w

Rooy off injuried

scotty w

back on

Steeeve

Jed Anderson with a goal. Who held him? Lol

Boltons Blues

I need Priddas to not lose by more then 3 points against McGovern.. both 70 at HT

hedski

Think you've got me covered shake n bake the gov is killin it!

Shake n bake

Anything can happen let's see how they score to 3 qtr time.

Shake n bake

Goin to be close Hedski! I hope priddis & McGovern continue there good form in 2nd half!

hedski

Yeah your safe now mate. Good game.

Shake n bake

Tnx mate always fun playing you. Good luck for the rest of the year.

pod

was it THE trade that got you over the line?

hedski

Cheers shaker. Better cap choice and I woulda had ya….woulda shoulda didn't.
Keep climbing the ranks.

Maxy's Marvels

Looking at a ~2350 this week if goldie tons up. Might be enough to move up to top 10.

Moustachio

Nice one! Share your glorious team name?

Mudguts

Crikey. I reckon that's a great score this week. Well done!

Dean

Well done mate I scored 2303 and my GF is giving hell coz she scored a whopping 2504 what a tin arse, I'll be hearing it all week now.

John

Ill have 0 trades now with gaz gone so things are looking great

Redgumwon

A little bit like that scene out of Life of Brian. When all the lads are nailed to the crosses and singing always look on the bright side of life.

Sauna

What the hell is the go with Savage #shit

Tommo09

I have him too
Brough him in for a POD but has been shocking since I got him in

Liam

Need JJK to score 10 more than Merrett to win two of my leagues, going to be close.

Keenbutclueless

I am on 2391 with Montagna's second half to come. Might be in with a sniff this week!

Mudguts

Well done keenbutclearlynotclueless!

Ben

why did matt priddis get lifted from 105 to 126?

poloko48

dunno but pretty happy he did 🙂

Jim

Anyone thinking of trading out Ablett? Thinking it might seems to be a sign of things to come for him?

FlyingHawkAssassin

Joey over Merret was a bad call, should have listened to patch and chosen his man!

Saundo

Well Patch recommended Savage 4 weeks ago and look what he's done ! That's the way it goes

Andy

Is Savage injured?

Mudguts

Concussed quite badly by all reports.

Andy

You're full of shit balls up to your guts

FlogsRus

Well serves you right for "upgrading" to Savage and being a tightarse in your backline. I'm sorry but the guy's a premo pretender.

Same goes to all those sh1tbirds who scrimped on Rich and Smith bwahahahaha!

Derek

most people with Rich & Smith would have had them from the start, just waiting

Andy

Well if you knew anything tosser 3 weeks ago he was top 6 defender and even patch jumped on him !

Dean

Go and flog yourself like your name suggests dickhead!

Boltons Blues

why cant the premos all play well the same weekend? is it to much to ask for SuperCoach gods? in a season of injuries and stars getting dropped, can we have 1 just ONE week where everyone performs well?

Derek

in one of my leagues we were dead even with two players different to play. I had Priddis and Montagna to his Stevens and Tippa. I was feeling very confident.

Boltons Blues

after Saturdays premos falling flat on their faces, it looked dark, really dark, but todays premos got my team to a respectable 2300.
I hope you got Sloane after all those weeks pretty much preaching his name Derek.

Derek

yep. Barlow to Sloane last week. he good boy

Boltons Blues

Went Tracca to Zorko and Libba to Pendles, decent trades id say

gator59

Lekdogs going great guns, sitting on 2539 before scaling with Joey, Rooey and Zerret.. well done big fella

gator59

make that 2553 now

tuxCS

What does everyone think the par score is this week?

FootyFanatic

I'm guessing around the 2200-2250 mark

Choppy

Hard to say, maybe about 2200

Derek

i scored 2297 but managed to win only 5/10 leagues. All top 300 leagues. So I think 2300 is par for serious players this week.

FlyingHawkAssassin

Will 2315 climb me up the rankings?

Josh

Depends where your ranked obviously

Mudguts

Clearly smarter than he pretends! That is a seriously envious score!

Dean

2303 for me, not great but not bad considering I have Libba & GAJ – My GF scored a massive 2504 so I haven't stopped hearing about it.

pod

wow, must be close to the cash

Dean

Nah Lekdog scored 2553 mate but still a whopping score believe it or not her lowest scorer was GAJ

Davonaise

2347 sticking with dangers score was the choice of the round

CaPtKaOs

Had my opponent covered until he took a longshot and put the c on Steven.

Wayno

I like peni

poloko48

2335 this week, pretty happy with that.

Top 5 Studs (compared to projected):
Brand +36 (on bench)
Parker +32
Merrett +31
Gawn +28
Laird +16

Top 5 Duds:
GAJ -60
Jelwood -36
Rose -31 (on bench)
Simpson -29
Ward -28

Top 5 Scorers:
Gawn 141
Danger 135
Laird 130
Merrett 129
Priddis 126

Bottom 5:
Rose 31 (on bench)
Silvagni 49
Petracca 52 (on bench)
Collins 59
Bartel 65

Have only 2 trades & $112K left, 1 of which will prob go on GAJ to Pendles / Neale / Sloane / Bont – unsure which yet.

Team:

DEF: Heater, Simmo, Bartel, Pittard, Williams, Laird (Collins, Brand)
MID: Danger, Hanners, Jelwood, Parker, Ward, GAJ, Merrett, Priddis (Trengove, Petracca, Phillips)
RUC: Gawn, Goldy (King)
FWD: Dusty, Buddy, Zorks, Hall, Lids, Wells (Silvagni, Rose)

Need some luck from here! Aim is still to finish top 10K, currently 22K.

Lachy

ya need Zerrett

Derek

Stevens beat me in 3 leagues. Didn't even know that many people had him 😉

SCaddict

He's been in pretty good form lately (other than last week) so some coaches would have upgraded to him during the byes. Not a bad buy at around $550K this week as a Gaz replacement.

Derek

ZMerret got you home against me this week SC, thought i had you going into the last game, if he got his projection i would have sneaked a win. oh well. done good

Tommo09

2158 for me
Shocking
Enough said
Next week please

Westy

Wowee 2395. Despite not having been able to captain loophole Danger. Ended up with Pendles

HOLLA

Youd be stoked with that score. Also a bit 'fark, what could have been'

The Beard

So if Gaz is done who do we look at as best options?

Have Danger, Rocky, Pendles, Selwood, Hanners, Gray, Parker….

SCaddict

Hard to look past the Sloane Ranger especially with the Crows tantalising remaining draw.

Plenty of value options about the place if you want to bank some cash.

Derek

we will wait for news, but i'm not expecting to hold him if he is out for more than 1 week.

I have a few trades left just for these happenings.

already have Danger, Pendles, Sloane, Pridis, Gray, Rocky, JPK….

Hanners is the obvious choice for me, but i am looking at Hodge as a big POD.

tuxCS

I'm going to get him in as my POD move of the season. I was so shattered that i went full premium in the midfield one week before he came back from injury, and now with Libba and Ablett under injury clouds, i have my chance to get him. Also what rank are you at now Derek? I know Lobbe really set you back at the start of the year but how well have you recovered since then? Also what does your team look like?

Derek

had a year i don't want to talk about. still around 16k in rankings.

Shaw, McVeigh, Laird, Bartel, Rich, BSmith (Collins, Lee)
Danger, GAZ, Pendlebury, Rocky, JPK, Gray, Sloane, Priddis (Menadue, Joyce, Phillips)
Gawn, Blitz (Wyatt)
Dusty, Zorko, Delidio, Franklin, Wingard, Montagna (Motlop, Greenwood)

7 trades left. $88k bank.

SCaddict

Yep Hodgey could be a nice POD especially for someone like yourself with a few extra trades up your sleeve and can take a risk or two. Could go on a ton bonanza from here with Sitch copping all the close attention.

However for the rest of us, who are running close to E on the ole trade gauge, his durability is just too big a risk I reckon even with just 7 games to go.

tuxCS

You beat me by 9 points in one of our supercoach leagues, AddictsAnonymous right?

SCaddict

That's me. Went 8-2 in my leagues so you unfortunately ran into my side on one of its few decent weeks.

Derek

i hear you might be $50 richer as well SC 😉

Saalih

Have Ablett and I know he injured his shoulder and how long do people think he will be out. Have him and thinking if getting zerret to replace him.

Current midfield is danger Ablett pendles selwood hannebery ward sloane neale.

I only have 4 trades :

SCaddict

We'll have to wait for official news but it's not looking flash.

Even if he does play he may be restricted like early this season and may struggle to ton up and the Suns may just put him on ice at some point.

tuxCS

Just slid into the supposed par score, i ended up with 2319. Players like Shaw, Rance, Ablett, Liberatore, Montagna and Bartel all let me down this week, and I'm probably going to be trading both Ablett and Liberatore out.

johnny_z

Still waiting…….

tophawk

A mediocre 2232. Could have been so much worse if my last 6 boys did not grab 655 points between them today. That after stuffing the captain up AGAIN!. Backed Gazza again after last week with an even worse result.

THE FLU AND THEN YESTERDAY THE BLOODY SHOULDER TWEAK!

But I can live with that as Gazza has made me happy for so many years.

The good news is that I will have a new captain next week! I am going to have to let you go mate since you may not be back for 3 to 4. Thanks for all that you have done for my team Gary. "GOD" bless.

josh

who wouldve ever thought that gary ablett would be your lowest scoring player on the field

tuxCS

How many points behind the leader can you be, whilst still having a chance at winning the whole thing?

Moustachio

Just depends on trades and bench cover. Leader could be eating donuts last couple of rounds.

Ed.Cavey

This week I went bang bang as crouching would say. I traded Tippa for Rampe and Petracca for Buddy. Both seemed to work out nicely, although Tippa had a high score, Rampe still scored 138. I am now left with 3 trades to hold out for the season and might look to trade out my last on-field rookie, Kerridge. As long as I don't have many problems with injuries I should be climbing those ranks in no time. Scored 2320 this week (top 2%) and raised about 4000 places. Thoughts on trading Kerridge or just holding the 3 trades.

Jason Di Staso

2430
Last backline spot to be filled

Docherty laird rance simpson shaw

Was thinking boyd or bartel any other sugestions

Dean

Boyd would be the way to go if you can afford him without a doubt mate. Great score

Anthdepa

I'd look at Pittard or Boyd is a class player.

Eathier way you go you'll get solid scores – With Boyd his very consistent and capable of the big 120+

Or if you go the Pittard option his a reliable D6-D7 and saves you 47k for another upgrade.

Good luck with your selection 🙂

Jimmy

Thoughts on Luke Hodge to replace Libba?

Dean

Not a fan at all and Libba might be back next week or the following at worst.
Libba will average you much better scores than Hodge.

Look at these figures mate.
Hodge has only scored the following this season: 66,79,81,61,97,124 Only 6 games this year, injury prone and getting old.
Libba has scored the following this season: 115,118,82,89,95,70,99,128,82,89,120, 112, 74,94,47

As you can see Hodge scores are average at best I would STAY clear mate and if Libba is ok stick with him, even if he misses one week. .

Derek

breifly thought about him, good price, but won't. Hanners or Parker. But I already have McVeigh, JPK and Franklin.

Btw. Going to SCG on Thursday. Will be a cracking game, tough place to be a hawk supporter.

Southern S

If you have enough trades I like it. Hodgey is a gun.

I wouldn't get him if I had a few older players already in my team, just in case of them getting rested or breaking down.

Beagz

2450 this week. Slowly getting back to the top 100 after falling back to 3000 over the byes. Fingers crossed!

Tiger Imposter

As I said a competent FD would have addressed this issue when they had the opportunity to .just like our tall forward issues and ruck stocks. Too late to address the problem once the horse bolted. Silly suggestion. Chaplin after the EF should have had his papers stamped yet we sacked our b and f winner in the VFL and picked up some skinny kid b4 a big back like Hartley.

I am Tiger Imposter on Big Footy. I am the best and also ass coach at Coburg.

TIGER IMPOSTER

His currency to a team like gws or gold coast is huge. Time the Tiges made a ballsy move like the Jeff Hogg trade. Its a shame that sh#t stain Dan Richardson wasted so many years with that top up rubbish. Its time to be like Elsa from frozen and sing let lids go let him go. Anyone who's seen our reserves play knows we're in for some years of doom n gloom. We're a fuc£en joke at trade time offering polished turdds and wondering why we never land a big fish. Offer up lids then stand back and watch the feeding frenzy we'd be able to play teams off against each other some team will be dumb and desparate enough to overpay for him. Or do we waste time and try and fool other teams to give us jack steeles and jaeger omearas for chaplins and marics. Sack Blair Hartley and Francis Jackson get hone and Rendell and use the bloody picks well.

Boltons Blues

like they said all year, after your best 4 players (Dusty, Cotch, Lids and Jack) its a very very dark hole you find yourselves in (As a carlton supporter, im happy as a pig in shit that richmond are in the dirt, along with the scumbag Bombers and the pies to a lesser extent)

I wouldnt trade Lids, he is to important, but then again, youve got rubbish underneath him that no club will take.

Maxy's Marvels

That Rance bloke goes alright…..

Leeds17

Markov looks handy

johnno2908

Rich is going this week. Should have done it ages ago.
Do I go Ablett and Rich to Ward/Boyd or Neale/Howe or any defender under $474400. Leaning toward the 2nd option

Tommo09

Shiel or Ward for Ablett?
I need to cash cash for next weeks upgrade of Petracca
Way out of it at 4300 but am happy cause this is the first year I have taken SuperCoach seriously. Usually I finished at about 100 000. I am still aiming to finished top 1-2k
Thanks community for all your help this year

johnno2908

For anyone who does not have SC Gold like myself, Herald Sun have a deal for 2 months subscription with weekend papers delivered for $10 total which gives you SC Gold until the end of round 23. Just signed up.

Matt

Who has the better job security – Silvagni or Markov?

Kev

I reckon they'll both play out the year. Markov was playing off half back Saturday night, a more fantasy friendly role than Silvagni

Matt

cheers mate

Rick Grimes

I want to go outside the square for my Gaz replacement. How about Prestia? Has gone 120+ last couple and Suns have a fairly soft run (or as soft as it can be for them). Or even more outrageous, switch Dusty to the mids and get Wright in. He is absolutely killing it at the moment.

Matt

I like the Wright idea, am currently tossing between Wright and Clay Smith from the Bulldogs, scores of 82 & 95 at 237k made him more attractive to me as a downgrade target.

Dylan

Need to get my last premo into my forward line, Buddy or Zorko?

Maxy's Marvels

Zorko

Anthdepa

Zorko

tuxCS

Zorko, midfielder, and can kick goals

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Soothsayer

Maybe they could just play Ablett on Libba this week with a gentleman's agreement that no-one hurts them. wait….a vision….I see a future where the rules apply differently to different players….Oh No, there are GIRLS playing!!! and you can't tackle them probably!!! Oh No, its all going bad……….