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SuperCoach RD14: LekDog’s Cheat Sheet

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G’day Community,

This week i haven’t included Elliot Yeo..

..because frankly, if you don’t have him you just need to get him. As much as I panic every time I watch him play he is simply a premium now, he scores a lot late in the game and pops up when we need him. Lock.

I think I’ve isolated some nice P.O.D’s and cheap premium players as well as much cash generation as possible.

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The important thing for you all to do right now is to get to full premium and then sit and hold as many trades as you can. Injuries will come.

Before I’m asked, yes I think we can hold Newman as a keeper, he certainly is scoring like one. I’m still debating if downgrading him to Lloyd is worth it, honestly I’ll try and have both and use Lloyd as an M9/Defensive swing.

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The BONT

Who is Captain and Vice Captain this week?
– Danger
– Doc
– Laird
– Titch

Mavs17

C: Danger
VC:Pendles

for me

but if you don't have Pendles then go Laird VC and C on Danger

jez_m

Of those four I'd probably go Laird into Danger. I reckon Yeo is worth a look this week as well for VC if you have him.

Russty_

I'm going VC Goldy and C Dangermouse.

Whatyasmokin

Have to do Sloane VC danger C because Cameron (Sydney) only one not playing. Could quickly change it if Myers gets dumped for parish though.

Jose

Buddy

Jim

Sloanes due for a large one

The_Bird

VC : Merrett
C: Doc hasn't let me down the past few weeks – will keep giving him the armband until he does something to suggest he shouldn't have it….might be waiting a while

Dojo_Warrior

Rocky VC into Danger C – I'm hoping Rocky is healed and ready to go big for me!

Dirty Dan

Well….not bad

Just thought Scooter was a bit harsh as he could be back this week and if not he has cash to make.

Depends how you want to play it….Anyone else holding on him?

Mavs17

I was thinking about it but I can trade him swing Adams into my MID and bring Lloyd in
Saves me 93k to swing Nank FWD and bring in a Ruck after Greenwood fattens up
I don't think Geelong will risk him this week or even next week especially with his injury past

Russty_

Yeah holding Scooter for sure Dan, got Greenwood to cover so it's all good., He'll be back soon.

Moosehead

I'm with Russty

Tommo09

Holding for sure

Cogla13

Yeh, I'm holding.

The_Bird

Yep he is a perfect M9 at the moment

Whatyasmokin

An injury prone player isn't a perfect anything.

dave

Definitely Holding. Doesnt make sense to cut him now unless you SERIOUSLY need the cash and have a surplus of trades..

Whatyasmokin

Or you've seen enough to know that he could leave some nasty burns come finals.

jez_m

Cousins has been dropped from the Hawks side tomorrow which is frustrating. Hopefully he's not another Brett Eddy type and gets another go before the end of the season.

Tommo09

Another bad week on the teams front coming…I hope not

Northerner

Now that we have full premo,loopholes on each line aren't such a bad thing. He's my only non playing player I have other than Strnadica.

SuperC17

Thinking of going Berry and SPP to JPK/Neale/Lloyd and Scharneberg.
Full premo in Def and need one in Mid and one in Fwd
Thoughts?

Hawkas2017

What is your current team?

SuperC17

DEF: Doch Laird Simpson Rance Shaw Hibberd (Berry Ryan)
MID: Danger Z.Merrett Pendles Oliver Bont Adams Fyfe SPP (Pickett Cousins Freeman)
RUCK: Martin Nank (Strnadica)
FWD: Yeo Macrae Dahl Buddy Lynch(GCS) Greenwood(ADELAIDE) (Bolton Eddy)

Hawkas2017

Considering you already have Adams in the Mid and your defence is 'Full Premo' i suggest in passing on Lloyd, instead bring in a rolled gold premo as you mentioned JPK or Neale although neale struggles vsing geelong posting 2 score under 90 in his last 2. Going Berry to a junker player around 102 priced for DPP and loopholing purposes like and has mid-def elegability So maybe Berry -> 102k rook, then SPP to JPK because you dont have many swans players and he comes home like a train.

SuperC17

Ok thanks will probably do SPP and Berry to JPK and A.Witherden as a def-mid player

Hawkas2017

Sounds Great

Jock

Mate – love how you've dangled Roo out there as the first forward option. What a magnificent make or break / risk v reward / ride her for luck selection. I like Paddy Mac out of the Saints 22. I like Joshua The Bruce back in. I like Memrey/Billings/Bruce up forward and Roo up the ground more. I would dearly bloody like to see Roo play that genuine wing role for the remainder of the season.

This week I'm thinking of shunning Jake Lloyd in favour of Kade Simpson folks. Could be Higgo's penchant for the POD talking but I need a point of difference and I'm seriously considering NOT having Lloyd as a roll of the old dice for the back half of this thing.

What do you reckon community?

Russty_

Simmo looks to be coming good Jocko…as he always does, I guess if money's not an issue, go for it mate.

Mavs17

I like it mate, I'm going all out for Lloyd though, helps me with my final trade in a few weeks with the cash etc

Defying_Madness

Simpson is costing you a lot more money and has performed worse this year so far. He has had 6 scores under 9, only 4 tonnes and the only thing keeping his average up are his two large scores above 140. I'd back Simmo to average around 90-95 for the rest of the season and Lloyd to average around 100 for the rest of the season. Lloyd will be a lot more consistent compared to Simpson who will have the higher ceiling however will pull out the odd 80 score every couple of weeks. For me I would pick Lloyd due to his price and consistency however Simpsons odd huge score could win you some league games coming home to supercoach finals. Go with your gut if you reckon he can get more of those big scores.

Hawkas2017

6 scores under 9 WOW! He must be about 200K

Defying_Madness

Meant 90 my bad lmao

Hawkas2017

Ik haha i wish he had 6 under 9

Whatyasmokin

Glad I got both simmos 140+ scores or he'd be a train wreck this season.

Hawkas2017

Jock you Love Your POD Action

INPieman

Old mate as a Simmo owner all season I'm not sure I can recommend it. The Blues have more defenders than all the other teams combined. And then Liam Jones rose from the ashes. I picked Simmo for durability & scoring & perhaps not by his own fault it's been disappointing. Seems to play all over the place & still doing well but hasn't delivered top 6. Lloyd has & damn cheap. I'm stuck with Simmo. I'd prefer Lloyd for consistent output but trades are running low

BockChoy

There was commentary during the week from Matthew Lloyd about how Carlton "park the bus" and keep Docherty and Simpson back so they can collect uncontested possession at will. I fully expect the Tigers to send Dan Butler and Georgie Castagna to them this week which will curtail their output.

Whatyasmokin

Butler and Castagna. Jeez they better be shaking in their little booties.

BockChoy

Lloyd is far too good an opportunity to pass up. Take out the 4, he's averaging 99.5 for the season and at $411,800, this mean's he's an ultra cheap 4,138 $PP… bearing in mind that everyone is priced at 5,440 $PP at the start of the season, this is as good a value as you can really get.

The extra coin you save can be spent rolling into another premo upgrade elsewhere.

Northerner

He's just too reliable and too cheap to pass up as D6 and back-up M8. I have decided to keep Newman as D7 and have Berry in mids for the Lloyd switch when needed as mid cover. Lloyd's DPP just too valuable this stage of season.

Stirlsy

Yes I passed on him every man and his dog will bring him in at that price, saving the trade and running home with Newman
Other backs are Doc, Adams, Laird, Simmo, and T.Mac as my massive risk POD

Whatyasmokin

Sometimes it's good to be different jock, but not this time. His scores are all based on his huge work rate and fitness. Can't be ignored at that price.

pod

Don't like it Jock. The new kid on the block is hard to ignore at his current price.

Jock

Cheers lads. Still wrestling with it. My sizeable guts tells me Simmo.

Russty_

Who says Simmo can't come home stronger that Lloyd Jock?…I reckon he could, points are all that matter at the business end, not cash generation etc…do it if it feels right, trust your gnads 🙂

Joshua

Parsons-Brown, Berry-Lloyd makes 'full premo' (few dodgy guys included in that tier) with 7 trades left. Would Danger vc (1:10) into Doc C (3:20) be cutting it too close? Would have to decide around 3 quarter time.

Hawkas2017

Tough Decision Joshua for sure but if danger is 100+ or close to at 3QT loophole because it is a sure bet he will get at least 20 in the last Quarter. If his lower at 3QT it is risky but could pay off as Danger may have a danger finish and has done well against freo in the past i think avg around 130 last 2 or 3 against them. Otheerwize LOCK DA DOC

Pete

Who would you guys trade out?
Zac fisher or parsons?

Hawkas2017

Both have around the same BE of 28 ZF and 19 P. Only reason i chose zac fisher because will give you 4k cash and has a higher BE lol Either is good to get rid of really

INPieman

Agree on JJ Lek. Looks like he's been Libba'd a few too many times & easy prey. Not breaking lines with his pace & easy to shut down. Seems to have plenty of mates as well. Move to Lloyd if you've got JJ & don't have Lloyd

Mavs17

What do people think of my team heading into the back half of the year?

Laird, Docherty, Roberton
Lloyd, Hibberd, Tuohy
(Ryan, Hibberd)

Dangerfield, Martin, Pendlebury
Zorko, Oliver, Kennedy
Adams, Fyfe
(Cousins, Maynard, Brown)

Martin, Nank (Strnadica)

MacRae, Yeo, Greene
Dalhaus, Franklin, Greenwood
(Parsons, Eddy)

5 Trades left with 93k in bank

All opinions and advice welcome 🙂

Hawkas2017

Perfect Just HOLD on those trades plenty of POD ACTION

Russty_

5 trades?…I hope you get through it mate, that's really cutting things fine…you've just gotta hope nothing bad happens from here on in…cause bad things usually happen in bunches.

Good luck, hope it all works out for ya 🙂

Mavs17

Yeah I traded out Fisher and Scooter this week for Maynard/Lloyd
Made some shocking trades earlier in the season and had Gawn go down so can't do much about the trades now haha in all honesty I don't event know how I got the team to where it is now..
Waiting a few weeks now and then bringing in a ruck, swinging nank FWD for Greenwood.
Wasn't sure whether to hold Scooter or not, but then realised the coin I could get if I get Lloyd in.

SC_Kev7

Looks great, Mavs! Good stuff mate. Bench cover is a bit concerning. If you can scrape together another 100-150k in a few weeks I'd seriously consider Greenwood to Gawn via Nank. Would leave you 3 trades. With a bit of luck you might scrape over the finish line

Mavs17

Well it was do the trades to get Lloyd and the coin for the Ruck trades a few weeks down the track or hold Scooter.
In all honesty I'm still not sure haha :/
Bench cover should be alright, most of the players are either in the team or close to a game.
My biggest weakness is the ruck situation as I have no cover.

Prof

Your bench on all lines is a major concern Mav you need some more swing flexibility so that you're not relying on spuds who can't break 60 when onfield players are injured/rested/suspended

Paul

Will be a big nosedive with 5 trades left

Mavs17

Lol alright Mr Negativity…..

B-rian

5 trades not enough with more upgrades to make. I would pass on Lloyd. You don't need him. Leave Adams in the backs. Keep scooter and hope for the best. He could be back next week and average 100 for the year.

Defying_Madness

Who should I be looking to trade out first Barret or Berry. The other one will be traded out in 1 or 2 weeks depending on cash. Want to keep the one who will rise in cash more as they are on the bench anyway

Hawkas2017

Barret no DPP, Higher BE and worth more if sold

Pete

Barrett will make more cash imo….consistently scores much higher than Berry who may have peaked.

BigBuggars

I'm trading Barrett first as I reckon he'll drop off a bit with the Pig back in town.

The Ranger

Footywire is predicting both of them to go down in price over the next few weeks.
Berry is predicted to go up $3.4K this week and Barrett $5.6K so there's really nothing in it.

Defying_Madness

Probably should keep Berry since they are including his first few weeks which look to have been nerves. It most likely doesn't matter anyway since the one I trade out will tonne up.

SC_Kev7

Looks like a good ol' fashioned guns n rookies strategy will come into play for DS this week. 12 blokes over 13k. Kings bloody ransom for blokes like Kruze, Doch, Simmo, Murphy, Cotchin, Martin, Houli

UptheCats

I'm thinking of doing
Out: Scooter…Stewart (Scooter was on the bench
In: Mountford…Laird
In the next few weeks I'm gonna try and bring in Gawn

Mavs17

What is your team looking like and trades etc?

Danny

Hey community, what should I do with Sloane?

Mavs17

Hold and see what happens in coming weeks.

Hoot

Vc him

Derek

He will go massive against the hawks

Defying_Madness

Agreed, Hawks will struggle to handle him

Randomcliche

Ripped Langford a new one one from memory. Ill swap you titch for sloane.

Whatyasmokin

Go to the pub with him I guess I don't know him.

pod

What are you doing with Sloane?

The BONT

Stuart or Williamson out for Ryan

Russty_

It'll be interesting for me to see what Pederson scores this week…with Gawny back in the side, could be a forced trade next week if he posts an affected spud score….fingers crossed!

Mavs17

Hopefully for your sake it doesn't do to much, Pederson can play in a number of other positions so he should be okay. I just hope Gawn drops a lot in price in coming weeks but shows some sign of form also haha

Russty_

Yeah I hear ya mate,(I want to get him in too) he will drop bigtime…it'll take him some time to hit full form (I hope), in the meantime he should come down to 500k-ish.

Whatyasmokin

Pedersen straight swap to gawn would be rather nice

Russty_

Hell yeah!

The BONT

Fyfe to Merret is it worth it

Ja191

if you were gonna get rid of him it would have been last week. See if the bye has changed him this week and go from there

Whatyasmokin

Agreed

pod

Winning move if you have trades and nothing else to worry about.

James

Neale or Merrett?

jez_m

Flip a coin. Probably worth looking at their respective draws for the rest of the season because whoever has the easier draw is who I'd go with.

LoganJosh7

Neale for me. higher ceiling plus in less than 5% of team. Merrett is a gun also tho.

Rivo

Thinking Scooter & Parsons to Ryder & Mountford. Swing Nank forward and only one premo short of full team with 7 trades remaining.

Mavs17

Good trades, Just make sure you have mapped out your moves for your last Premo selection

Rivo

Thanks Mavs. My last upgrade will be either Yeo or Macrae. Gawn maybe though that's still a few weeks away.

Mavs17

Your doing better than Me, I only have 5 trades left with my last rookie on field being Greenwood.

Rivo

Not sure about that Mavs. Some of my premo's are battling. Wanted Lloyd but have to put up with Shaw. Good luck this weekend!

TOPHAWK1

Hi community,

I think it is time to trade out JJK. Appears he will be out for another 2 weeks. That means he would have been sitting on the pine for 5 weeks. TOO BLOODY LONG. There is a risk that JJK will break down again with that calf or will not be the same player in any case. Tom Rockliff comes to mind.
Now that Cousins has been dropped as well, I have seriously reconsidered my trades. I am going to stay disciplined and patient. Trades I might pull this week are as follows-

OUT- JJK IN- Mountford via DPP.
OUT- Cousins IN- Jake Lloyd

$120K in the warchest.

Will still be 2 short from being full premo but have Tom Stewart at D6 and Hugh Greenwood at F6. Both are quality scoring rookies which are still fattening nicely. I still have Berry, Bolton, and Ryan/Mountford generating cash as well. Will keep Scooter for now.

I reckon it is worth being patient, and getting to full premo by being able to chose the very best with the cash generated from my remaining quality rooks. The extra cash generated will ensure trading in Gawn in 2-3 weeks for either Nank, Ryder or Martin a breeze.

What are others thinking of doing this week?

Cheers

Mavs17

I traded Scooter and Fisher for Maynard/Lloyd
Leaves me with 93k and 5 trades left
Looking to bring in Gawn in a few weeks once he bottoms out and swing Nank FWD.

Your trades look good for this week.

TOPHAWK1

Thanks Mavs! Lloyd is a must have this week. Just keep an eye on your trades. Use them wisely from here! Cheers

Hawkas2017

I traded Barrett -> Neale and tStewart -> Ryan leaving me with 9 Trades, 2,500 in the bank. Your Trades are very good and with 120k in the chest great work TOPHAWK

TOPHAWK1

Thanks Hawkas. Good to see the hawks supporters out and about tonight! Good trades with a healthy amount of trades left. (one more than me) Neale at $563K is excellent value and a good premo choice IMO. Cheers

Hawkas2017

We are a happy team at Hawthorn after all :). Thanks TOPHAWK gl for supercoach this weekend and hope Mountford and Llyod can replicate last weeks form.

INPieman

Some new reports suggesting another 2-4. If that proves to be the case get rid of him. I'm sure some more detail will filter through tomorrow

TOPHAWK1

I just have a bad feeling about this JJK calf mate. I am no medico, but I know from history that they can be very slow healing and debilitating. (Just ask Harley Bennell- poor bastard) The fact that a "pop" was heard on the night he did it fuels my anxiety.

My gut tells me it is time to move him on. Will watch developments closely. Thanks Pieman for the intel

INPieman

New injury is apparently an achillies. Be very concerned

TOPHAWK1

Your not playing head games now are you INP?

I know you wouldn't.

An achilles??? WOW. That is game over. If confirmed by the media then that explains the "pop" that was reportedly heard on the night he went down.

TigerNut

Just hold. He will be very handy once he's back

TigerNut

Don't do it. You're wasting two trades without gaining anything for your side. Hold him. He'll be back next week and I see him going nuts in supercoach finals. I have him also

BockChoy

Only the one trade so far – Stewart out for Lloyd. Have a full defence and midfield now and only Greenwood at F6 in my forward line.

I will probably also trade out Hardwick as he's projected to drop in value this week, depending on what selections are available (Brown on 2 games is the most likely in.

This will leave me with 4 trades and about $200k in the bank. I plan to hold Greenwood until he peaks in value then look to swap for someone like MacRae.

Team as it stands now is:
Laird, Adams, Roberton, Lloyd, Shaw, Harbrow (Perryman, Hibberd (NM))
Danger, Pendles, Ebert, JPK, Wines, Hanners, Fyfe, Treloar (Pickett, Cousins, Mountford)
Ryder, Martin (Strnadica)
Yeo, Dahlhaus, Nank, Lynch, Heeney, Greenwood (Bolton, Hardwick)

I would also like to bring a DEF/MID DPP back into the midfield.

Tyruddanaut

I think Tom Stewart can only last one more week. Preceed with caution

jez_m

For those tossing up Neale or Merritt, their respective draws are very different. Essendon play one team currently in the top 8 between now and the end of the season and their last three games are vs Adel, @ GCS and vs Freo. Fremantle on the other hand play 5 top eights sides with their last three games being @ Syd, vs Rich and @ Ess.

BlueNath

You are assuming that top 8 side have the best shutdown taggers though. This is not true in reality. Plus these players are probably not the first ones clubs think about shutting down… Fyfe and Hepple are more important to stop for opposition sides

BlueNath

Oh, my point!… Neale and Merritt will come home strong regardless of opponent – don't over anslyse, just get them in!

Russty_

Yeah Merritt especially, he scores bulk even when the rest of his team looks like a big crap pie.

jez_m

They don't necessarily have the best taggers, but if Freo are getting pumped then chances are the opposition will take more points overall than Freo, meaning Neale could be limited in how many points he gets per game. I haven't got either of them, but if I was backing one or the other I'd be going Merrett.

The BONT

Who averages the Highest for the rest of the season
Sloane
Neale
Jelwood
Merrett
Pendles
Rockey

All gun players but so hard to pick who is best

Mavs17

Pendles

Holty

Hard to say who will average the most but the safe bet would be Pendles and Jelwood. History and durability are both on their side

Hawkas2017

Neale is the #1 Mid at freo a absolute ball magnet, kicks goals can is ultra consistant with big scoring capacity like pendles, contested beast uses it well

Rocksta

Handballs too much, thus needs a lot of possies.
Pendles for mine, but can't go wrong with any of them though

Whatyasmokin

True

BlueNath

Im guessing these are just the guys you are considering as you already have Zorko, Ablett etc. in this price bracket? If I had to choose from that list my guess of order would be…

Rocky(assuming he is fit/improving will no doubt produce some 150+ games in the run home to boost his avg.), Sloane, Merret, Neale, Pendles, Jelwood(his quiet games will reduce his avg)

Whatyasmokin

Pretty much agree here.

Whatyasmokin

Rocky if fit. Then Zerrett, Sloane, Neale, Pendles, Jelly.

Could go the total opposite way though and wouldn't surprise.

ProTravo

Neale

LoganJosh7

im just sad I only have one of these – myself im leaning towards Sloane or rocky in a few weeks as they'll be cheap as chips. Any of these will go well tho.

pod

Rocky if fit, then Merrett, Neale, Pendles, Jelwood, Sloane

The BONT

Will teams continue to tag Sloane even though Adelaide are good even if he plays bad.

Holty

He has been tagged heavily 3 times and only won once which was against a very disappointing St Kilda. I would think they will keep tagging him but some sides dont have a good run with player. Who do the Hawks have? Id say Sloane is in for a big game.
In the end, if you are going for overall, he is a great pick. If going for league however, id seriously be looking who he is playing in the last 4 rounds when finals arrive.

BlueNath

Not all teams have shutdown taggers. Some have run-with taggers which just quell. But until Sloane can break the tag, he'll cop it. Some will say it's up to Sloane to work through it. But ultimately he's team (/coaches) have to help. A combination of these things should see Sloane work through the tag and start producing more consistent SC scores for the remainder of the season. I personally think he'll avg 120+ in the run home

The BONT

Sloane or Zerrett

Whatyasmokin

Zerrett for consistency, Sloane for ceiling.

pod

Zerrett all day.

Dougal

Hi community,

I know Lloyd is a popular trade in this week. What are people's thoughts on Roberton as an alternative (wouldn't quite call him a POD)?

My defence is: Docherty, Laird, Adams, Shaw, Newman ________, Scharenberg, Ryan.

Trading out Marchbank for that final premo spot.

BlueNath

Excellent pick Dougal. McVeigh back might change the dynamics too for Lloyd. He's DPP is handy, but Roberton will average more IMO. The flock will tell you Lloyd, he is bargain basement, DPP blah blah. But you have to decide if you want to be a sheep and stay where you are relative to everyone else, or break away… for better or for worse.

Hawkas2017

Roberton a very reliable pick and is the STK's main main from defence and will avg higher then llyod. But it is 100k difference

Whatyasmokin

McVeigh doesn't, and won't affect Lloyd you're under rating his work rate.

jez_m

Lloyd scored over 100 in both games McVeigh played earlier in the season.

TOPHAWK1

Wow! You can afford to choose between Roberton and Jake Lloyd for your FINAL premo spot? Id like to see that. What is your team's name mate?

TOPHAWK1

Newman is not a premo BTW……

Skeletor

What about Hurley?

Rooster XXX

Says who???

Whatyasmokin

He is till he stops scoring like one.

Rocksta

They are both very good and consistent players. Can't go past Lloyd at that price though.

SCNoob

Team below. Thoughts?

DEF – Docherty, Laird, Adams, Lloyd, Shaw, Newman (Stewart, McNeice)

MID – Dangerfield, T. Mitchell, Pendlebury, JP Kennedy, Fyfe, Gaff, Treloar, Barrett (Fisher, Pickett, Brown)

RUC – Grundy, Nankervis (Strnadica)

FWD – Yeo, Macrae, Dahlhaus, Lynch, Taranto, Greenwood (Parsons, Eddy)

13 trades left and $294,900 in the bank. I'm short one premo forward, but who is the best option at the moment/who should make way? Or should I even look at spending elsewhere as Taranto & Greenwood still have money to make? Decisions, decisions.

Hawkas2017

Ill give you a few options
– Subbing Nank forward with Taranto then getting a Premo Ruck
– Going Barret to a elite Midfielder
– Going Taranto to a Premo Forward

Northerner

Goldy in Rucks, Nank forward – probably for Taranto. He's made his cash.

Barrett for premo. You won't have that much cash. Maybe take a chance on Bont coming good or the big risk on Robbie Gray.

Some hindsight advice. Pickett, Eddy should have been traded for other rookies weeks ago. You'd have 2 less trades, but more playing options and more cash to play with, plus would have helped you through the byes.

Some hindsight

Northerner

Some hindsight twice was a glitch

Whatyasmokin

Taranto is done. Be 83. Greenwood Be 1. Barrett 55. Simple stuff here Ya Noob. 🙂

Taranto out for Heeney. Or get Goldy, but I'd wait for Gawn.

Will

Brown or Mountford?

Russty_

Not Mountford cause No one will call you a bastard if you do 🙂

Northerner

Brown for mine simply because DPP rookies are so much more valuable at this time of year even if they don't play as you can switch them between lines for loopholes.

Rocksta

Both.
Mountford this week and Brown next week.

The Golden Ticket

Please can I have your thoughts community?

Current backline:
Doch, Laird, Simmo, Roberton, Howe and Newman (Sharenberg, Perryman)

Option 1
Out Newman, Barret
In Lloyd and Ryan

Option 2
Out Barret Parsons
In Neale Ryan

Option 1 would complete my defence with a very cheap Lloyd however I don't have Taylor Adams who is however 125k more ,nor do I have Neale
Option 2 would allow me to get Neale and then next week get Newman out for Adams, mens I miss out on Lloyd.

Is the extra 125k and missing out on Neal this week worth it? Thoughts would be much appreciated thanks

Whatyasmokin

Newman is a premo till he stops scoring like one. You don't fix what ain't broken.

Moustachio

Get Adams in for Newman later

TheGreatBozza

Who should I get this week? Yeo, Lloyd or Neale/Merrett.

Lloyd would be my temp M8, leaving Greenwood at F6, Newman at D6

Merrett/Neale option takes over my M8, while the Yeo option leaves SPP at M8, which is why this is my least favored option. I'm hoping Yeo's price will hover around the 520-550 mark for a while

Whatyasmokin

Lloyd. Too cheap to ignore. If he goes big you'll be coughing up a bit of cash.

Ruds

Out: SPP and Barrett
In: Yeo and Lloyd

Leaves only $19k and means I miss out on Ryan and look to trade in Brown the following week and grab Gawn (Nank to fwd).

Or get Ryan this week instead of Yeo and reasses next week? Maybe bring in a Neale/Sloane instead of Yeo. Have 12 trades after making both this week and after league wins. Thoughts

Northerner

12 trades is enough for you to be aggressive. Go hard to get to full premo ASAP.

No one

All you bastards thinking of trading in Mountford are making me sick.
I've held him for the duration and now that he's finally on the bubble you're trying to condemn him to spuddlyhood.
Change your plans now if you have any decency!

Russty_

Ok then….will do.

BockChoy

Worse for me – I traded him out after Round 6 (for Hardwick) only to have to bring him back in again.

Northerner

But the cash generation you got since Rd 1 has been worth it. My key this year has been culling non playing rookies early, e.g I carried the likes of Eddy for only one week then they were chopped. It's worked in a year of lower cash generation.

Moustachio

But who is your team mascot? I could never part with my Eddy now.

Rocksta

I share your sentimemts 'No One', as I too have had Mountford from the start and held him.
To make it worse, I've also had Lloyd for most of the season and originally got him in as a POD. Because of his concussion score of 4, he's so cheap now that everybody will have him.
This year just hasn't worked out well for me.

Jordan

Thought on hibberd (Melbourne)? Can he keep this form up or do i buy Simpson

Northerner

Carlton are playing for each other and Simpson is a proven premo with high ceiling. I like that play. I have Hibberd, but if I had the option of a free swap to Simpson I'd take it no hesitation.

Whatyasmokin

I have both!

TigerNut

I can see big Maxy Gawn go big this week upon his return. Shark manoeuvre next week. With his b/e over 200

Derek

Has two easy games then 5 very tough opponents

Whatyasmokin

That 27 will be in his scoring for two weeks will be a bargain after that.

Crow

I've been thinking guys, as much as Ryan is a popular and logical choice given his on the bubble, is it worth risking it considering we all know how Ross can pull the sheets right from under us? I feel like letting both Stewart and Berry make a bit more cash and might even keep them as good bench cover. Of course, Ryan could end up playing the rest of the season but just a thought.

Whatyasmokin

If you need cash which most do he's a no brained, there are no options.

Moustachio

You must be swimming in cash to contemplate keeping those two. I chopped stewart at his bye and will likely chop berry now.

Crow

Got around 300k that ive been saving to get full premium. Was gonna trade Scooter to Lloyd, than Switch Berry and Llyod to trade Berry to Merrett next week, just contemplating if i do want to trade Stewart to Ryan.

Northerner

What's the current trade status? I'm full premo, including Witts who can become Gawn in a few weeks, with Newman/Lloyd as D and M cover through Berry swing and Greenwood as FWD cover. That leaves me with 9 trades and $50k.

Randomcliche

well played. Rnd 14 post trades https://imgur.com/gallery/Ml94g

Whatyasmokin

You're a prime example of someone who should not have got scooter…….

Randomcliche

Yep! Probably didn't need to do that. Twas for the bye round points…..will now be m9.

whatyousmokin

I almost did then reversed it on gameday.

HarryO

Good evening lekkity split and community. Do you all know something i dont about steele?? Why was he not on the cheat sheet as a possible axing or people not asking the question in here of hold or trade… is he confirmed to return this round or?!

Randomcliche

A third sold him last week. Assuming even higher in community.

jez_m

I'd wait for the teams to drop this week HarryO but given the Saints won last week it's unlikely they would drop anyone.

Cheezle96

Never posted before. This is my first year of SC. My team is a disaster. Help please. 8 trades and $497, 300 left in my skyrocket.

def: doch, laird, K.Simpson, Howe, T.Stewart, J.Berry Bench: Scharenberg, M.Hibberd

Mid: Danger, Sloane, Adams, Hannebery, Fyfe, Rockcliff, Powell-Pep, Barrett bench: S.Selw, Mountford, T.Miles

Ruck: Grundy, Ryder Bench: Strnadica

Forward: Yeo, Macrae, Franklin, Nankervis, Greenwood, Bolton. Bench: Maynard, Cameron

Thanks for any suggestions

Rick Grimes

Berry to Lloyd and PP to a premo. Merrett perhaps, or Dusty if you can afford him. Next week, Stewart to a mid rookie, swinging Adams back to def. Then upgrade Barrett to premo. Leaves the forwards to tidy up.

Rick Grimes

Because cash is tight and trades low, maybe even consider Robbie Gray. Could we'll go badly, but you need to play for luck now.

Cheezle96

Thanks Grimesy.

Moustachio

Forget about this year. Suggestion for next year: you can't afford to pick all the most expensive players at the start. You need to wait for dips in price of known guns, not trade in people at top dollar. Otherwise you will run out of cash.

Bradk

Dont forget about this year mate. You're obviously playing for league wins now – give it a shot.

+ 1 to Rick Grime's comment. Berry to Lloyd and updgrade a mid to Merrett or Neale.

Other option is to downgrade Berry to Luke Ryan (to use as a temporary D6), then spend the next two weeks upgrading going bang bamg bang with three upgrades.

Cheezle96

Thanks Bradk. Top 5 in my work league is pretty strong but I think I might be able to sneak into finals if I make some good choices and have some luck.

Cheezle96

First year mistakes… thank for advice

jez_m

Your team isn't actually that bad, it just looks like you got stuck with a few non-playing rookies on your forward bench which has hindered your ability to make cash. I'd do what Rick suggested and go Berry to Lloyd in defence and Powell-Pepper to Merrett in the mids.

Northerner

You need some help. You have too few trades to not be full premo at this point. Looks like you've had too many injuries or you've done too much sideways trading.

You need to be looking for cheap premos and building lots of DPP flex in your team.

1. Switch Adams back for Berry. I'd look to use Stewart as a keeper.

2. Trade out Barrett for Lloyd. Keep Selwood as M8 when he's back. Use Berry to cover for him. Maybe look to upgrade SPP later.

3. Cull one of your non playing rookies on either on your FWD or MID bench. My pick would be Cameron as he's injured and you have Strnadica already. Bring in say a Heeney or Wallis and move Bolton on bench.

Good luck.

Northerner

Post for Cheezle.

Cheezle96

Thanks Northerner. I appreciate the feedback. Injuries and dirty form have killed me. I think I can crawl into my finals if I'm lucky. Thanks for the advice.

garfield_da_cat

Lek i have a quick question about Nick Riewalt, why have you put him down as a get him in your side given that he is being managed by the saints due to his dodgy knees? We all know he won't play all the remaining games this year.

Derek

I've been beaten in finals for the last 28 years by people who have NRoo in their teams. Every year he does it.

The Ranger

Looking back at Old Ockers spreadsheet tells me that in 2013, 2014 and 2016 Rewoldt has averaged over 106 from rd17 onwards in each of those years. Tooth length is obviously a concern but if he's fit and on the park…

garfield_da_cat

Yes fair call but the guy is 34 and looking like it will be his last season. Plus st kilda has already said they will manage nick over the remainder of the season.

TOPHAWK1

Bit off topic, but something has to be said of this new AFLX concept announced by the AFL last night. Its like a shortened "high octane" version of the game and will be trialled by the 10 sides not making the AFL finals in September. 7 players per side on soccer sized ovals with 10 minute quarters. No centre bounces, as full backs will kick out of their backlines after a goal. Cricket has the Big Bash and now the AFL will have AFLX.

What does everyone think about this? Could be exciting, but my concerns are that this concept could distract from the AFL proper finals series. It might just be another cynical opportunist grab for cash by the AFL. More pressure put on players bodies after home and away season when they really should be getting a break to rejuvenate. Personally I have my doubts, but I could be wrong!

What do others think?

Moustachio

No reason to do it. Big bash was introduced because cricket is boring as shit.

Derek

I like the idea. But like cricket and rugby, the players who are good at the short version usually arnt the same who are good at the long version.

Sam

It sounds like this will be played over one weekend (bye before the final) so hopefully won't be too much of a distraction…not sure why the AFL think this is needed though, the sport isn't struggling (like cricket) so why introduce a new format

Off The Bench

Sounds like a 40 minute sprintfest. No thanks.

Whatyasmokin

Because they're throwing some more money around I guess they figure they should get something more out of the teams that aren't in finals. From a team and players perspective I suppose it's fair, doesn't interest me though won't be going to watch it.

jez_m

They're trying to globalise the game. No where outside Australia has oval-shaped grounds, so it's really an experiment to open the game up to people overseas. I don't like the idea personally.

Wattsieesq

With the exception of England and India and where ever else cricket is played

jez_m

Correct. But even in England, there are probably more soccer pitches than cricket grounds.

Daniel Z

From experience in Canada, there is limited access to proper-size grounds. In Ontario, there is a league with 10 men's teams and 4 (?) women's teams. Compared to the grounds I saw in Melbourne, we have one decent field out of 5.

Dildor

Think you'll find most of these grounds are circles not ovals.

LoganJosh7

don't really think theres a need when our sport is as good as it is.

re teams outside the 8. I do think we need to introduce a slightly different schedule to keep things interesting come later in the season.

I am loving how tight this season is tho 🙂

Jock

Sounds like a massive pile of rubbish to me Toppo. Nothings busted. Don't stuff with our fine game is my opinion

Russty_

There are 15 Cricket playing nations, where circular fields could easily be converted to ovals and a lot more Countries playing Soccer, which could easily be converted to ovals, if it's only a Soccer sized field, sounds like a massive AFL cash grab, aka ICC 20-20 Cricket.
20-20 was exciting in it's first 2 years from 2007, then it just got boring and felt like a Circus with it's silly music and Cheerleaders etc.

It might not last long but it could net the AFL a couple of billion dollars in a couple of years.

Tyruddanaut

I am so exited. It will be amazing to watch and so fast paced. Just contest to contest.

That being said, a team with a big kicker, a great marker and a crumber would smash with the small court

Alex

Howe or Rance?? Already have Grundy treloar and T Adams btw

Joshua

Howe easily

jez_m

Can't really go wrong with either to be honest. Howe (4~%) is more of a POD in terms of ownership percentage compared to Rance (12~%)

pod

Yeah I'd go Rance.

James

Berry to Ryan, Barrett to Merret

How does that sound?

jez_m

Good trades, lock them in.

pod

Nice trades go for it. Ryan is risky JS but Zerrett is a gun.

Rexxy

Callum Brown will be dropped either this week or next…

CJay

Based on the injured players coming back Rexxy or you know some more?

HarryO

I dont mind him being dropped i just need his DPP to swing greenwood round when suits.

Moustachio

Trading in and then out a stepping stone should not be looked at as 2 trades. It is only 1 extra trade compared with trading in your keeper for the slot. So the maths for Scooter is it cost you 1 extra trade to make 90k.

Rick Grimes

Either way you cut it, I'm not sure it was a good trade unless you got all three tons.

INPieman

It wasn't a good trade if you bought in after the first massive price rise

Just Sayin

So why is this a good move yet Matera was howled down?
Matera made you $90k over two weeks then you could trade to a premo say Heeney who was back on the park?
Same logic used one trade to trade to a premo fwd?
Am I missing something or Scooter just the golden boy?

Whatyasmokin

Matera barely made 70k but your point still stands pretty similar result. Mate I've seen people telling themselves it was a good trade on here, not just a little damage control.

Daniel Z

Yeah, I made the trade for Scooter. I'll admit it didn't work out as hoped, therefore was not a good trade. I have yet to finish a season of supercoach having made 30 perfect trades though…

Randomcliche

Plus two! 😉

KrazeeEyezK1lla

Thinking of keeping Adams in my midfield to keep the Lloyd and Adams swing set open. saves me having to get a 100k rookie just to open the swings. This allows me to bring my POD Hurley in for Zak Jones in defence.

My only concern is, by having Adams in the mids, he's taking up a crucial big scoring midfield spot. am I overthinking it?

KrazeeEyezK1lla

the more I think about it, the more I think I like it. it also gives me SPP and SSelwood on my bench, meaning one can go soon to free up some ca$h

Mavs17

I have done the same thing. Adams is consistent and will score 100-110 most games, also plays MID every game. So yes you are over thinking it. But in saying all that it depends on your MID scoring power already. Adams takes up my M7. I have Danger, Pendles, Zorko and Martin who have big scoring power, with consistency from Oliver, Adams and Kennedy with Fyfe taking M8

KrazeeEyezK1lla

with Adams in the mids, they're as follows:

Danger, Pendles, JSelwood, Rockliff, JPK, Adams, Bont, Titch with SPP, Sselwood and Cousins on the bench. got some blokes who can go pretty big.

Randomcliche

Don't Iike it. Your D6 v others Adams = lose.

KrazeeEyezK1lla

my DEF would be: Docherty, Laird, Lloyd, Hurley, Hibberd, Newman (Scharenberg, Ryan)

Randomcliche

Newman v any of my mids is bad for you. Rnd 14 post trades https://imgur.com/gallery/Ml94g

Whatyasmokin

I'd rather have Newman than Liam Jones 😉