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The JLT series is done and dusted and now we have to get stuck into sorting the wheat from the chaff, the good from the bad and the locks from the TRAPS!

Jump into the trenches and post your team as it stands post-JLT below! If you’ve got any questions for the podcast feel free to throw them in there as well.

Keep in mind we’ve made a few changes to the site to make it easier to search for everything we’ve done in the preseason. The PLAYERS 2018 tab drops down to allow you to search for all the defenders, midfielders, rucks and forwards by their price bracket, remembering a premium is $500,000 and above and a rookie is below $200,000.

We also covered every. single. bloody JLT game this preseason – huge shoutout to everyone who put pen to paper to cover one. Links to all of them are as follow:




















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Laird Hibberd Tuohy Mirra(E.)
Doedee Murray Finyalson Murphy

Mitchell(C.) Kelly Kelly(E.)
Sloane Merrett(V.C.) Fyfe Barry
Bontempelli O'Meara Banfield Holman

Kreuzer Gawn Olango(E.)

Heeney Greene Billings Garlett(E.)
Fogarty Fritsch Ryan McCartin


ZERRETT! Yes Carleton.

Question with not starting Danger – what's your plan to get him in? You'll need him ASAP and while he'll lose cash upgrading to a 650k mid in round five is going to be nearly impossible.


Well, he's barring that injury now, so there's that. I think with Dangerfield being pushed forward, his price will fluctuate a lot. Heck, even last year he dropped to $560,000 — and he was unstoppable that year. I'll grab him near round 7 when his price is down to $525,000.


LOL I dont see his price getting down to $525k.


Like I said, last year, his price got down to $560,000, and this was when the best player ever was playing in the midfield. Now, Ablett will push him forward and he's barring an injury. Have you ever seen a forward never dip to $525,000? Do your research.




Only reason his price dropped so much is because he got injured


There is the God factor. Cats are mid heavy which will effect sc scores


Would love some criticism… please please please!

Backs: Laird Hibberd Sicily Naughton Coffield Murray (Doedee, Finlayson)
Mids: Mitchell, Crouch, Zerrett, Fyfe, Cripps, Brayshaw, LDU (Kelly, Barry, Holman)
Rucks: Martin, Gawn (Cameron)
Forwards: Heeney, Walters, McLean, Petracca, Keeffe, Fritsch (Garlett, Ryan)

Have 4 starting Melbourne players, and intend to keep 3. Too many?
Not sure about my structure. Plus no elite forward rookies. Thinking of stacking the forward line with 5 premos and cutting out Coniglio for Brodie!


Missed Coniglio from my mids. Sorry


Hey Brent,
Have LDU, Keeffe and Garlett done enough in JLT to warrant inclusion?
Apart from that, a seriously interesting team.
How much cash left over?


I like LDU’s job security.
Not sure which other rookies replace Keeffe and Garlett?
Only have 60k left over


Solid team. I gather you plan to use Cogs and a rook plan to upgrade to Danger?
Also think you need to consider starting with some DPP swings for mids (Fogarty) and maybe Keefe with Sicily? Do you have cash for that?


I see Keefe is there. Consider Fogarty or Stephenson over LDU at M7?


Small concern that Jed Lamb could shut down your D3 so easily becomes a bigger concern when 5 of your 8 defenders are rookies.
LDU is a slowburn and Barry unlikely to play, Coniglio is a waste of $ get a real UPrem like Neil, Kelly, Oliver.
Turn walters into Hogan and Garlett into Bell plus Brayshaw into Banfield and Coffield into brayshaw.
If that doesn't get you round 1 top score you can have your $0 back.


Laird Hibberd JJ
Bonner O’sgea Murray B: finlayson / Doedee

Martin, Mitchell, Oliver, Fyfe,
O’meara, Armitage, Brayshaw, Brodie
B: Banefield, Barry, Holman

Sandilands, Gawn

Franklin, Greene, Billings, Smith, Bell, Fritsch
B: Keefe, Garlett

Feedback would be good


Not bad Matt. I don't like JJ personally as he is a marked man and will be tagged out of most games. Not starting Danger is madness if you're chasing overall rank. I do like the inclusion of Bell instead of Christensen, and having O'meara and Armitage could be a master move providing points and cash for upgrades later. Good luck.


Hey Matt,
JJ and Bonner are a POD. Not familiar with Bell.
Who is your bench ruck?


Olango (WC) using loophole

David E

I have been bagged out so much for have Sandilands from the start i think he could be a POD or a one game player then injured


We had pkays he scores really well, u know at some stage I’ll need to burn a trade but at $480k I’ll give him a go


If we could lock in 20 games from the big man I'd have no hesitation in picking him. Could do far worse.

I don't like Greene but it's a personal grudge more than anything – like the team!


Thoughts on my team guys? Got 107k left over. Danger hasn't been officially ruled out yet, so staying in my team for the time being.

Def: Hibberd, Laird, Sicily, Naughton, Doedee, Findlayson (Murray, Mirra)
Mid: Danger, Titch, Oliver, Fyfe, Pendles, Armo, Brayshaw, Barry, (Holman, Ahern, Kelly)
Ruc: Martin, Gawn (Olango)
Fwd: Heeney, Billings, McLean, Smith, Dawson, Ryan (Fritch, W Rioli )


Solid team Tommy. I like the rookies down back, all of them will probably play early rounds and provide cash for upgrades. Ahern in the mids is a concern but can be used as a DPP if not selected in early rounds, he'll get game time eventually. Pendles a good POD.


Yeah ahern won’t play, chucked banfield in there


Who's this Dawson bloke you've got at F5? Have I missed something


Dawson from Bris .. Has Dpp fwd/def


Yeah mainly just a placeholder atm

David E

Def – Laird, P.Hanley, Hibberd (Melb), Naughton, Keefe , Doedee (Murray, Cummins)

Mid – Titch, Danger, Fyfe, THE Zorko,J Kelly, Brayshaw( FRE), Dow, Banfield, (Barry, Holman, T Kelly)

Rucks – Gawn,Sandilands (Cameron)

Fwd – Heeney, J Kennedy, Smith, Barlow, Christensen , Rioli (Ryan, Brown)
I really want to fit Lachie Neale in but dont know how any one know how i can fit him in but keep currtent mids as well

David E



To get Neale (and he's a ripper – I've got the same conundrum), have you contemplated downgrading 2 of Barlow, Christensen or Smith to rooks and ditching Ahern?


J Kennedy??


DEF: Hurley, Hibberd, Sicily, Bonner, Doedee, Murray, Coffield, Naughton
MID: Danger, Titch, Neale, JPK, Cripps, LDU, Powell, Barry, Finlayson, Garlett, Kelly
RUC: Goldy, Gawn, Cameron
FWD: Heens, Dahl, Barlow, Curnow, Stephenson, Ahern, Ballenden, Fritsch.

Scoops McYoung

OK.. few risks, but that's what I love!

Def – Laird, Hibbered, Siciliy, Naughton, O'shea, Murray (Finlayson, Doedee)

Mid – Martin, Kelly, Fyfe, Parker, Cripps, Coniglio, Brayshaw, Kelly (Banfield, Garlett, Barry)

Ruck – Gawn, Nankervis (Cameron)

Fwd – Heeney, Walters, Mclean, D. Smith, Christensen, Fogarty (Fritsch, Ryan)

Danger out gives me a nice spread across all lines with the extra 100k, goal is for Coniglio to increase enough to make the jump to danger eventually. I think my spread of players will make up for the points in the mean time. This is if he does miss….


Parker is a really good selection. He was the one who stood out for me this weekend.


I'd love to fit him in but I still prefer Cripps, just.


i'd have Parker ahead on Coniglio. Can you find $100k?


Love the forward line and the Parker pick up. Risk it for the biscuit!


not a big fan of mcLean. will be ok, but can't see him getting enough midfield time to be a top 6 forward. $470k is a lot


Laird, Hibberd, Howe
Coffield, O’shea, Doedee
(Murray, Finlayson)

Martin, Mitchel, Fyfe, Pendles,
Cripps, Brayshaw, H.Clark, T.Kelly
(Barry, Holeman, Garlett)

Gawn, Lycett

Heeney, Greene, Billings,
Walters, D.Smith, J.Stephenson
(Fritsch, Ryan)


unsure of howe and clark but its a nice team but consider lycett as nic nat will be back soon and will only produce 50-65


Howe’s a solid pick. Had him last year and no complaints


Everyone seemed to jump the Lycett ship after watching him get towelled up


So tough to land the right mix. This starting team leaves no cash and a few risks, please comment, feedback….

D: Yeo, Laird, Hibberd, Naughton, Doedee, Murray (Murphy, Mihocek);
M: Danger, Titch, Dusty, Fyfe, Cripps, Cogs, Brayshaw, Barry (Kelly, Holman, Garlett);
R: Ryder, Gawn (Cameron):
F: Heeney, Lambert, Smith, Christensen, Fogarty, Ryan (Fritsh, Rioli).


The only thing worse than the forward rookies scoring potential is their job security. I think Christensen at F5 minimum. Possibly F6. Fogarty is a fine talent but he's hot & cold. Soon as he's cold he's off to the SANFL. A poor showing from any of Ryan Rioli or Fritsch could see them booted. Think Eddy & Pickett last year. I'd consider Finlayson down back. Other than that solid team Stevo


Thanks INP. To get Christensen down to F5 or 6 means someone like Cogs goes to find cash. Can’t bring myself to dropping Danger, even if he misses Round 1. I like Finlayson too, but to get him means Brayshaw makes way for Coffield or Hunter at M7. Other forward rook options?


i would prefer to start without Yeo and have an extra rookie in defense and go an extra keeper in the forward line.


Hi Derek.
Interesting option. Will have a look. Thanks.


Hi Derek. After a bit of juggling, extra rookie in defence and larger spread of fwds. Rather than Billings or Greene and a mid price, I’m thinking Petraca and Sicily. How does this shape up?

D: Laird, Hibberd, Naughton, Doedee, Murray, Finlayson (Keefe, Murphy);
M: Danger, Titch, Dusty, Fyfe, Cripps, Cogs, Brayshaw, Barry (Kelly, Garlett, Holman);
R: Ryder, Gawn (Cameron);
F: Heeney, Lambert, Smith, Petraca, Sicily, Fritsch (Ryan, Ahern).

Rookie picks all selection dependant of course


i don't mind that set up. something i've been tinkering with ever since Shaw got booted, just go with 2 defenders. dropping Yeo & Christensen gives you petracca and Sicily

you have keeffe to swing Sicily back if needed so it could be Sicily at D3

have a look at Bell and McCartin instead of having Sicily and Ahern


Interesting option de McCartin & Bell though Sicily provides an X factor and dpp swing. Ahern may not play so might look to other options around his price.


Hi Steve, I'd also punt Yeo for now for maybe someone like Shaw, Ryan or Siciflog..and get Finlayson in for Mihocek.
Also you could consider punting ryder for say Nank, both options will save you biccies for better forwards.
You could add Petracca, Hogan, Robinson or cheaper options such as McCartin, as the other blokes said.
Good luck…solid side though 🙂 You'll do well.


Cheers Rusty. Updated team above. Have taken the path suggested by Derek and it lines up with your suggestions. Thanks and good luck too!


Laird, Lloyd, Coffield, Murray, Finlayson, Doedee (Keeffe, Mihocek)
Martin, J. Kelly, M. Crouch, Merrett, Fyfe, Bontempelli, Brayshaw (Freo), Dow (T. Kelly, Holman, Barry)
Gawn, Grundy (Cameron)
Heeney, Greene, Billings, Dalhaus, Rayner, Fritsch (Garlett, Ryan)

If Dangerfield is available, Dow would go to a rookie, Dalhaus to Petracca and Merrett to Dangerfield.


Dow not looking like a great selection. Try a cheaper rookie or straight swap to Will Brodie perhaps.


DEF – Laird, Lloyd, Rampe, O'Shea, Doedee, Mirra (Gardner, Cumming)

MID – Ablett, Neale, Fyfe, JPK, Cripps, D Swallow, Brayshaw (FREO), Fogarty (Banfield, Spargo, Holman)

RUC – Kreuz, Gawn (Strnadica)

FWD – Menegola, Greene, Wallis, Walters, Fritsch, L Ryan (Garlett, Switkowski)


geelong fan?


Laird Hibberd touhy
Mills doedee murray (finlayson mirra)

Dangerfield martin mitchell fyfe
Cripps brayshaw Dow LDU ( kelly barry Holman)

Gawn lycett (Cameron)

Heeney greene d smith Petracca
Raynor rioli ( ahern fritsch)


Def-Yeo .laird . Hibberd . Naughton. Doedee. Murray—finlayson. Murphy

Mid- dusty. Mitchell . Kelly. Crouch. Fyfe. Cripps. Omeara. Holman— kelly. Banfield . Garlett

Ruc -Gawn , Nic nat— Cameron

Fwd – heeney. Billing’s. Patracca. Fogarty. ahern fritsch— Ryan. Rioli


Will Nic Nat be reafy? Will he share the ruck? Does he have a knee at all?


14 touches and 33 hitouts yesterday in WAFL practice match


if nicnat was $308k like sandi was last year, i would get him. But $460k is too much


DEF: Laird, Hibberd, Savage, Hanley, Finlayson, Naughton (Doedee, Mihocek)

MID: Danger, Mitchell, Kelly, Fyfe, Cripps, Coniglio, Dow (/Brayshaw) Brodie (Kelly, Barry, Holman)

RUC: Gawn, Lycett (Cameron)

FWD: Heeney, Billings, McLean, Ahern, Fritsch, Ryan (Brander, Garlett)

David E

Def – Laird, P.Hanley, Hibberd (Melb), Naughton, Keefe , Doedee (Murray, Cummins)

Mid – Titch, Danger, Fyfe, THE Zorko,J Kelly, Brayshaw( FRE), Dow, Banfield, (Barry, Holman, T Kelly)

Rucks – Gawn,Sandilands (Cameron)

Fwd – Heeney, J Kennedy, Smith, Barlow, Christensen , Rioli (Ryan, Brown)
I really want to fit Lachie Neale in but dont know how any one know how i can fit him in but keep currtent mids as well



I have worked out how you could do it but some sacrifices needed to be made…… (obviously)
Hibberd down to L. Ryan
Sandilands down to Lycett
Dow up to Neale.
Should leave you $300 left….. Haha cant stretch ya dollar anymore than that.


Hanley down to Finlayson (GWS 123k)
Cumming down to Mihocek (Coll 102k)
Cameron down to 102k ruck OR J.Kennedy down to Billings
Then Dow up to Neale…

Also would consider Bailey Fritsch and Zac Giles-Langdon on your forward bench.


Defenders: M Hibberd , D Rampe, L Ryan, D Howard, S Murray, J Finlayson. Em: A Naughton, I Cumming.

Mid: T Mitchell, J Kelly, M Crouch, L Neale, N Fyfe, P Cripps, D Fogarty, N Holman. Em: A Brayshaw, J Petruccelle, J Brown

Ruck: M Kreuzer, M Gawn. Em: S Hayes

Forwards: S Menegola, T McLean, D Parish, D Tucker, A Bonar, B Fritsch. Em: D Venables, L Ryan


I like your pick of big Doogie Howard. going to have a big year for Port I think


A Bonar hahahaha


what you think guys
b: Laird, Hibberd, Shaw, Naughton, Doedee, Murray (Finlayson, Murphy)
m: Danger, Titch, Z.Merrett, Lyfe, Cripps, Armitage, Brayshaw, T.Kelly (Banfield, D.Barry, Holman)
r: Martin, Gawn (Cameron)
f: Heeney, Walters, D.Smith, Sicily, Christensen, Fritsch (Rose, Galett)


Def: Laird, Hibberd, Savage, Naughton, Doedee, Finlayson (Murray, Keeffe)

Mid: Dusty, Crouch, Fyfe, Cripps, Coniglio, Brayshaw, Dow, T. Kelly (Worpel, Barry, Holman)

Ruck: Kreuzer, Gawn (Cameron)

Forward: Heeney, Billings, Walters, Petracca, Sicily, Fritsch (Garlett, Ryan)

$120,200 in kitty

*concern 1: think my midfield doesn’t have enough pods
*concern 2: am I spending too much on kreuzer for a player with injury concerns after jlt2

Appreciate feedback community


Upgrade Cog to Titch


Concern 1 your team has no pods
Concern 2 Rd 14 bye


Concern 2 – freak injury that happened when treading on opponents foot. He'll be fine come the season proper.

Concern 3 should be one J. Sicily = flog


Anyone watched Tom Langdon Collingwood? POD defender, takes intercepts.. I reckon 90 ave.. whether that’s enough though. Liking Mundy for consistency up fed too.


Would love some feedback!

B:Laird, Hibberd, Lloyd, Savage, Murray, Finlayson
(Doedee, L.Murphy)
M:Dangerfield, Mitchell, Sloane, Fyfe, Cripps, Brayshaw, Brodie, Kelly. (Barry, Banfield, Holman)
R: Martin, Gawn. (Cameron)
F: Heeney, Billings, Walters, Bell, Giles-Langdon, Fritsch. (Rioli, Ryan)


Round 14 might be a bit tricky for this team
Geelong, Sydney, Adelaide, St Kilda, Fremantle all not playing


Laird, Hibberd, Luke Ryan, Naughton, O'Shea, Murray (Doedee & Finlayson)
Dangerfield, Zerret, Fyfe, Bontempelli, coniglio, Liberatore, Brayshaw, Kelly (Banfield, barry, holman)
Gawn, Sandilands (Cameron)
Mundy, McLean, Petracca, Sicily, Bell, Fogarty (Kirby & Fritsch)

thoughts please x


No way I'd touch Sandi.


how come


His legs don’t work anymore. Will play 10 games max


Did some changes lat night, still $455,200 to play around. Trying to minimise on having inflated priced rookies.

Back: Gone with 2-1-3
I bellieve Laird and Hibbo will be Top 6 defenders by end of season. Touhy will be a keeper he'll score around the same last year he loves to run up ground and kick a goal now and then CD loves that.
Rookies will depend on who gets named, surely Naughton is a certain starter.

Laird, Hibbo, Touhy
Naughton, Murray, O'connor
E: Keeffe, Murphy
Possible: Coffield, Doedee

Mids: Gone with 5-0-3
Not gonna take any chances with any mid price players in this position. Sticking with Uber premos and Rookies, we have fair bit of rookies to choose from here and backline.
***Danger may still come in the side over Zerrett***

Titch, Oliver, Kelly, Zerrett
Fyfe, Brayshaw, Finlayson, Banfield
E: Barry, Kelly, Holman
Possible: Stephenson, Brayshaw

Ruck: Love to get Martin in here if Kreuzer is not fit to play, but i don't like the idea of Gawn/Martin having the same bye = 0 in Round 13 as we don't have the luxury of Ruck/Fwd as last year.
***Kreuzer may still come in the side over Nank***

Gawn, Nank
E: Cameron

Fwd: Gone with 0-4-2
Fwd is a mid price feast this season for me, i don't see any of the fwd premos that's worth starting early. We have so many mid price players that will score around the same.
We are very limited with Rookies in this line, I'll probably end up just one rookie on ground.

Walters, McLean, Taylor
Petracca, Fogerty, Ryan
E: Waterman, Fritsch

Still have $455,200 to spend just before season starts.
Good luck to all can't wait for the season to begin.

Shout out to Lekdog, Patch and Kev for doing a great job during the JLT and keep the podcast going boys you're doing a fantastic job. I'm sure you lads will get heaps better in time, most us in here just got too use of hearing Jock, Higgo and Crouching. Sometimes NEW can be overwhelming and takes time to take in.


Looks good, which Brayshaw is in your mids on field? And which is a possible addition?
Also I'm doubtful Darcy Fogarty will play enough to make us money. Look at the guys the Crows buried in the SANFL lately – Greenwood, Ellis-Yolmen, Doedee, Wigg (now at GCS) all deserved a debut way earlier than they received one.


Andrew Brayshaw(Freo), yeah we are very thin with rookies up fwd. Christensen may still slide at F5 and have 1 Rookie on field. We'll see who gets a run or not.

Oh i see i doubled Brayshaw. For Possible could be Brodie


Not a bad side at all Doncs! I have the same blokes at D1 AND D2. They are must haves IMO. Tuohy is a nice POD. Should serve you well. The rookies look good, but I prefer Doedee over O'Connor though. Your midfield right on the money. Love the Zerrett pick. The rooks are the same as mine. I am running with NankerGawn as well. Kruezer is an upgrade target later. Your forward line is potentially your achilles heel and perhaps needs another look. I reckon you need to find room for one premo such as Heeney, Billings or Devon Smith. Lewis Taylor, is an interesting one. Hope that pick comes off for you. I have decided to pick Cameron Rayner as a young rook up there. I reckon his selection will be a huge POD. His job security should be great, he is the number one draft pick, and he improved dramatically in yesterday's JLT game. The kid is finding his feet and is only going to get better IMO. Good luck to a big season mate!


Thanks TH

At the moment the rookies i have listed will depend on who gets a run in round 1 will change later on.

I like how Taylor played last year(my Crouch of 2017), and he's shown me enough both JLT games to slot him in my team.

Rayner is certainly another rook to consider up fwd, can't wait for the team line up in two weeks.

Good to ya too mate<img draggable="false" class="emoji" alt="👍" src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/svg/1f44d.svg"&gt; and thanks


Who is Taylor? Harry Taylor?


Lewis Taylor from Brissy


i want to pick Taylor, every time a watch him i think that he is a must have. but then i don't see him for a quarter.


Bench Murray-coffeild

Bench Barry-banfeild-Holman

Gawn-nakervis bench Cameron

Bench vennables-l.ryan


Laird, Hibberd, Shaw, Brayshaw, Doedee, Murray (Finlayson, Mirra)
Danger, T Mitch, Oliver, Fyfe, Cripps, Coniglio, Brodie, T Kelly (Banfield, Barry, Holman)
Gawn, Lycett (Cameron)
Heeney, Billings, McLean, D Smith, Dawson, Ryan (Rioli, Garlett)


am I mad for considering 7 rookies in the backline?




I don't have my crystal ball with me but I'm confident 7 rookies in one position might be a tad risky.


No because theirs none up forward and it matters not a tot where they are !!


There are Fwd rookies just not as many.


That’s what I am doing and shoring up my fwd line with Christensen solid at f6


Laird Howe Simpson
Lloyd Doedee
Murray Finlayson Mirra

Danger Zorko
Crouch (M) Whitfield Fyfe
Brayshaw T Kelly
Banfield Barry Holman Fogarty

Kruezer Gawn Lavender

Heeney Walters Petracca
Sicily Fogarty Fritsch
English Ryan

With the news of Danger and Kreuzer having a couple of scares I came up with a Dangerless squad as well adding in Zerrett and Ryder.

Laird Howe Simpson
Doedee Murray Finlayson
Keefe Mirra

Mitchell Zorko
Crouch (M) Zerrett Fyfe
Whitfield Brayshaw T Kelly
Banfield Barry Holman

Ryder Gawn Lavender

Heeney Walters Petracca
Sicily Fogarty Fritsch
English Ryan


Howe and Whitfield nice pods 👌🏼


Def- Laird Hibberd Sicily Brayshaw Doedee Murray (Finlayson Mirra)
Mid- Dusty (can be Danger if fit) Tmitch Fyfe Pendles Cripps Rocky Omeara (griffin if need Danger back in) Kelly (Worpel Barry Holman)
Ruck- Martin Gawn (cheap prick)
Fwd- Heeney Devon Smith Petracca Rioli Higgins Ryan (Ahern Garlett)


Might want to check some of the JLT articles posted above Dan. Few of your players didn’t play and unlikemy to soon


Current arrangement
DEF Laird, Hibberd, Savage, O'Shea, Doedee, Murray – Finlayson, Watson
MID Martin, Mitchell, Zorko, Fyfe, Cripps, Coniglio, Armitage, Kelly – Banfield, Barry, Holman
RUC Gawn, Smith – Cameron
FWD Mundy, Barlow, Smith, Sicily, Fogarty, Ryan – Fritsch, Ahern

Thought/comments welcomed


597593 league code
Top 7000 please to be competitive


Def: Laird, Hibberd, Savage, Naughton, Murray, Finlayson (Doedee, O'Connor)

Mid: Mitchell, Kelly, Clarry, Fyfe, Cripps, Brayshaw, Barry, Kelly (Banfield, Barry, Holman)

Ruck: Kreuzer, Gawn (Cameron)

Fwd: Heeney, Billings, Walters, Sicily, Stephenson, Fogarty (Fritsch, Ryan)

160k in the bank – so when Danger is back I will upgrade worst performing fwd to him.


How do you plan on trading a forward to Danger with no mid/fwd swing?


that will be Sicily.


Cull a forward to a non-playing rookie for the loophole and then upgrade a mid rookie to Danger


If you are planning to trade under performing fwds then naturally their price will have dropped. Using your $160k bank and a fallen fwd doesn’t add up to the price of Danger. Will take multiple trades … unless you wait for 7or 8 weeks… and will still need minimum of 2 trades.


Agree with Brownlow Boy. I'm not sure how you can pull that move off with no Mid DPP's


Alright, I have spent every moment on my team, quit my job and moved to an isolated place near 100km from Wagga Wagga to focus on my supercoach team. It is finally fini……almost finish…….not really fi………incomplete and I am still changing players around daily. So, community, what do you think of this.

Def: Laird, Hibberd, Savage, Doedee, Finlayson, Murray, (Murphy, Mihocek)

Mid: Dangerfield, T. Mitchell, Kelly, Fyfe, Parker, Coniglio, Brayshaw (Freo), Banfield, (Kelly, Barry, Holman)

Ruck: Gawn, Nank, (Cameron)

Fwd: Heeney, Billings, D. Smith, Sicily, Fogarty, Waterman, (Giles-Langdon, Fritsch)

Thank you community for your bountiful insights


Like the Parker pick, very nice looking team!


Why the nank selection? Also a big fan of the Parker pick. Solid team! Not sold on Fogarty and waterman with tex and jjk to come back in even if they get named round one it would suck to have them play two games then the big boys come back in and you got two stanky rookies doing 0 for you


Nank was the only other well performing Ruck in the JLT


having kelly and Coniglio seems too much GWS midfield to me. There are so many of them i just worry they will be taking points away from each other. Hooper and Griffin still to come in.

i think Kelly will do similar to last year, but that is what you are paying for, can't see much upside for him with so much competition. Same with Coniglio, will average 100, so a bit of cash to be made, but not a long term option


Coniglio averaged 112.5 over JLT with a high of 130 and a low of 95. If he keeps that up, or even takes 5 average off, he's a keeper. Josh Kelly averaged 122 with consistent scoring, 127 and 117.Look at the Sydney midfield of 2016. All averaged 110+


Very good thinking


Also like the Parker pick i actually put a few bucks on him for the brownlow this year, although i do not have him as yet stupidity at its highest.


I'd Trade out Danger for another mid rook (Constable). T Kelly to M7. Then you can upgrade all your middling players to Ubers


I'm holding Danger and hoping he becomes a POD. He's too valuable and expensive to bring in later in the season and I see too much value in the midpricers I have. Coniglio averaged highly 2 years ago and only dropped due to injury and the same with Parker who had a very successful JLT series, averaging 113 points.


You think Coniglio will ave 110? Otherwise you’ll most likely have to trade him out. He’d probably need 105 minimum to keep


Would some thoughts on my team, especially some of the POD's (I'll list them at the bottom).

B: Laird, McGovern, Savage, Naughton, O'Shea, Murray (Doedee, Finlayson)

M: Danger, Titch, Fyfe, Beams, Cripps, Armo, Brayshaw (Fre), Banfield (Kelly, Barry, Holman)

R: Martin, Gawn (Cameron)

F: Billings, Smith, Petracca, Sicily, Tom Bell?, Keeffe (Fritsch, Ryan)

103K in the bank.

I originally had Christensen in at F5, but Bell looking to be the better player at the same price tag, and a major POD!

If Danger doesn't play, I will mostly likely put Zerret or the likes in and upgrade O'Shea or Naughton to a better defender.

Thoughts on the forward line? Especially someone like Sicily, is there any good alternatives as I have a bit of cash to spend!



Sicily is a lock, like the look of bell as opposed to Christensen, I’m going in with him because fwd rookies are terrible. Beams will most likely worsen his scoring though


I don't think Bell will go that well (Haha it rhymes) if you're looking at him for a keeper…… stop. If you're looking at him for cash gen….. maybe? Before their bye, they play Essendon, Sydney, Giants, Richmond, Adelaide, Port, Melbourne and St.Kilda and they only have the teams of Collingwood, Hawthorn, Bulldogs and North for compensation. it's why I'm looking at Zorko, and potentially Beams, as an upgrade target.

Other cash Cows at that range include Josh Dunkley (94 JLT avg.), Mason Cox (104), Darcy MacPherson (90.5 avg. and my favourite because of their easy line-up and early bye), and Matt Tabener (122.5, 325k). Tom Bell got 94 avg. and fairly consistent scoring 80 and 108, but it's all your choice in the end isn't it


Think we’re in trouble if we’re considering any of those players for our team. Which we are 🤦🏼‍♂️ McPherson for example ave mid 40’s last year over 8 games


Def – Hurley, Hibberd, Savage, Naughton, Murray, Doedee (Finlayson, O’Connor)
Mid – Dusty, Titch, Kelly, Crouch, Zerrett, Fyfe, Brayshaw, Barry (Kelly, Holman, Banfield)
Ruck – Gawn, Nank (Cameron)
Fwd – Boak, Smith, Petracca, Sicily, Ryan, Fritsch (Garlett, Rioli)
Mid priced madness in the forward line I know but I can’t see any real standouts in the premiums this year, send some thoughts my way guys cheers


Probably to many mid price in the forward, bit to much risk in there. No guarantee any of them will be in the top 6 so if your going for the best squad it’s a lot of trade burn waiting to happen.


Make sure you have the player you think will score the highest, and two in the top 10 for each line-up. I'm talking about the forward line of course where personally I only think 2 will make top 10 and the rest top 15.
Hurley didn't have a great off-season and that was reflected in the JLTby scoring 72 points, he is a key defender also which is pseudonymous with unpredictability


tom langdon or devon smith?




Early days…rookies still TBC come round 1…Decided to go with No Danger, I repeat No Danger…will look to upgrade come round 5-6…

Backs: Laird, Hibberd, Sicily, Coffield, O'Shea, Doedee (Murray, Watson)

Midfield: Martin, Mitchell, Merrett, Fyfe, Beams, Armitage, A Brayshaw, Barry (Banfield, Kelly, Holman)

Ruck: Gawn, Sandilands (Cameron)

Forwards: Heeney, Dahlhaus, Cameron, D Smith, Bell, Ryan (Fritsch, Rioli)

Cheers guys!


How much money you got in the bank? Gonna be very hard to get him in round 5-6. Dunno about the sandy pick will breakdown at some point just a trade burn waiting to happen!


got around 50k…Hoping Danger will come down in price, and hoping Armitage starts the season of with a bang! Sandy pick is out there, but as a POD selection…not sure, my team will change so much before round 1 haha!

Cheers for the advice! 🙂


Cameron is a risk, he is absolutely unpredictable and likely will average similar


Laird, hibberd, Sicily, Murray, doedee, Naughton (keefe, finnlayson)
Danger, Martin, jkelly, Fyfe, treloar, Cripps, Brayshaw(freo), Kelly (Barry, Holman, Banfield)
Martin, Gawn (Cameron)
Heeny, McLean, Smith, bell, fristch, miers (Ryan, English
Any good forward rookies I can play on field have 50k in the bank


Sorry that’s my team above dunno why I wasn’t logged in. Considering going heeny down to Walters and putting Kruzer in. Have enough to straight put him in but don’t want to go in with only 2k in the bank



Rookies of course subject to change, but would appreciate to know if I'm missing any important ones
267k in bank



If you want to spend the money Brayshaw from freo looks very solid. Also definitely not sold on Lycett he got destroyed by Sandi and I can picture him getting smashed around by other rucks. That being said he does have a good run ruckman wise to start the season. But he plays witts, kruze, sandy, Ryder in a row from round 4 could be 4 rounds of sub 70s waiting to happen haha


Looking like a solid team, just a few points of concern:

– Not sure is O'Shea is best 22 at Carlton as of yet, we are stacked for talent in the backline and there are about 3 or 4 players vying for that last starting spot in our DEF. I'd swap him for Naughton who is a similar price.

– Harrison Wigg is out injured, so he will definitely not be named round 1. A good downgrade target later into the season though once he's on the bubble!

– I would be wary of Lycett, as he got absolutely destroyed solo rucking against Sandi, finishing the first quarter on -3! So he might still be a good pick, just not as enticing as before.


I'm off Lycett…..Sandi smashed the bejesus out of him……..I'm on Sandilands to rekindle that old form



Ben O

An unbelievable amount of changes with no new team as set as the last. Its absolute carnage. Send help.

Anyway here's my LOCKED (lmao) team

DEF; Laird Hibberd Shaw (Murray)
Naughton Doedee Finlayson (Murphy)

MID; Titch Kelly Zerrett Neale Fyfe
Brayshaw (freo) Brodie Barry
(Banfield, Kelly, Holman)

RUCK; Martin Gawn (Cameron)

FWD; Billings, McLean, Walters, (Waterman)
Smith, Giles-Langdon, Fritschshch (Ryan)

338k in the bank. Not sure if i should leave money for danger, start danger, or be danger less.


My current version.

DEF: Laird, Hibberd, Savage, Shaw, Murray, Doedee (Keeffe, Mirra)
MID: Danger, Titch, Oliver, Crouch, Fyfe, Brayshaw, Kelly, Barry (Ahern, Banfield, Holman)
RUCK: Martin, Gawn (Cameron)
FWD: Greene, Walters, Mclean, Christensen, Ryan, Fritsch (Venables, Dear)

Possible Changes

DEF: Shaw out Witherden\Sicili, Bench rookies to change. Just place holders atm however if I dont go Sicily,Keeffe will stay for DPP
MID: Danger locked. Even if he is out for 2 he's still a lock. Ahern will change to another DPP rookie if there is a viable option. Not sold on Barry jut yet.
RUCK: LOCK!!!! Cameron most likely to become Olango for loophole.
FWD: Christensen will possibly become Bell. Bench rookies are placeholders however Dear may say due to DEF DPP unless a better option comes up.

Bye structure is pretty sold for Round 12 and 13. 14 like everyone else, will be a struggle but im hoping to fix that by then with upgrades.

$93.3k remaining.

Pretty happy at this stage.

Thoughts / Comments.


I think you can play one more rookie in defence and one less rookie up forward. Shaw out for a rookie – Finlayson , Naughton or O’Shea. One more forward. If you play Finlayson you could have your choice of premium forwards. If you remain a little concerned about rookies down back, then play Sicily or TMac in the forwards so you can switch them back as a corrective


Thanks for the advice on dropping fallen premo (Shaw) for a rookie and putting one more forward in. Wise choice with the lack of FWD rookies out there.

Ive made some adjustments.

DEF: Laird, Hibberd, Savage, Naughton, Murray, Doedee (Keeffe, Finlayson)
MID: Danger, Titch, Oliver, Crouch, Fyfe, Brayshaw, Banfield, Kelly (Barry, Ahern, Holman)
RUCK: Martin, Gawn (Cameron)
FWD: Greene, Walters, Mclean, Sicily, Bell, Ryan (Venables, Fritsch)

So now i'm thinking the following

DEF: Savage into Shaw or Witherden (Happy with Rookie selection)
MID: Oliver into Zorko (Ahern for another FWD DPP Rookie)
RUCK: Still no change (Cameron to Olango for Loophole)
FWD:Bell back to Christensen (Venables will change to another rookie)

Thoughts / opinions?


Really like it. Structure looks good. Can tinker with a few of the personnel, but looking good


Love some feedback on my team:

DEF: M. Hurley, R. Laird, P. Hanley, J. Sicily, T. Doedee, S. Murray (J. Finlayson, C. Ballenden)

MID: P. Dangerfield, T. Mitchell, J. Kelly, D. Zorko, N. Fyfe, A. Brayshaw, P. Dow, W. Brodie (T. Kelly, D. Barry, N. Holman)

RUCK: M. Gawn, A. Sandilands (D. Cameron)

FWD: M. Walters, T. McLean, D. Smith, C. Petracca, B. Fritsch, L. Ryan (L. Keeffe, J. Garlett)

All rookies obviously subject to change based on who is named round one.


Don't pick Hanley, did his shoulder yesterday so will be off most peoples lists now.
Banfield would be a better option over Dow
Sandilands is a huge risk but could pay off if he stays on the park because no one can beat him still


I agree with removing Dow, so I have done just that.

Sandi is a big risk every year, but I'm praying he lasts until round 11 so I can upgrade him to Ryder.

And I'm not overly concerned with Hanley's injury, as he wasn't too fussed when it popped out, and they managed to poop it back in relatively quickly, so I reckon he'll still line up round one. Of course if he isn't lining up round one I'll explore other options.


I meant pop, I swear I meant pop it back in


After the JLT team has had a lot of changes with structure and premos, but other than rookies, I reckon I'm pretty set for Round 1.
My team is
DEF: Hurley, Laird, Hibberd, Lloyd, Doedee, Finlayson (Murray, Watson)
MID: Titch, Kelly, Zerrett, Neale, Cripps, Coniglio, Barry, T.Kelly (Banfield, Garlett, Holman)
RUCK: Gawn, Cameron (Balta)
FWD: Heeney, Greene, Dahlhaus, D.Smith, Fritsch, Ryan (Kirby, Venables)
$85k in the bank

Thoughts are welcome


Think you have to find another $100k at lest somewhere to get Balta > Lycett and start Cameron at R3. Just can't fathom having so few point/possible 0 on field…


pretty gutsy with Cameron at R2.

have a think about Cox at F5


I know it is risky with Cameron at R2, could become Goldstein if he doesn't play. Did have Lycett, but unsure of whether he can get the job done now. Cox just seems to risky, trying to avoid midpricers where possible


DEF: Hurley, Rampe, L Ryan, Sicily, Guthrie, Coffield ( Doedee, Murray )
MID: Danger, Fyfe, Gibbs, Parker, Coniglio, Jaeger, Armitage, Brayshaw ( H Clark, T Kelly, Holman )
RUCK: Ryder, Gawn ( Cameron )
FWD: Greene, Lambert, Taberner, Bell, McCartin, Fogarty ( Keeffe, Fritsch )

Any tips welcome

Now i know Fyfe is #Lyfe but im thinking of replacing him with Lachie Neal, cause we all know this kid can throw monster scores during the season and as he did in the JLT2. Someone help me change my mind before i go insane


it was JLT…. that should change your mind.


yeah fair call


Bell and McCartin are in and out of my team.


Gibbs is a nice POD, I like when a seasoned player changes clubs, kind of like a mid life crisis, it can re ignite their game. You know he can play, nice move. Also Jaeger and Armo is a ballsy move that should be a winning move barring injury, I'm considering doing the same.




DEF: Laird Hibberd Howe
Naughton Doedee O' Shea (Murray, Finlayson)

MID: Martin Fyfe M. Crouch Cripps
Coniglio LDU Kelly Barry (Banfield, Garlett, Holman)

RUCK: Grundy Gawn (Cameron)

FWD: Heeney, Greene, Walters
Petracca Sicily Christensen (Fritsch, L.Ryan)

Not sure if i go Billings or Greene atm, 20k in the bank. Also abit iffy on christensen


Gday community

Selections are obviously gonna change if they dont play round one.

I have 29K in the bank.

DEF: Laird, Hibbered, Lloyd, Naughton, Doedee, Murray ( Keefe, L.Murphy)

MID: Danger, Titch, Zorko, Fyfe, Cripps, Dow, Brodie, Banfield ( Garlett, Kelly, Holman)

RUCK: Kruz, Gawn (cameron)

FWD: Heeney, Billings, Walters, Mclean, Stephenson, Ryan ( Ahern, Fritisch)

Woud love to know your thoughts on the team community.


Option 1: Stick with Luke Parker and Kane Lambert
Option 2: Luke Parker} Rockcliff |||| Lambert} to either Cameron. Walters, Gunston

Jesse Munro

Alright. Let’s do this.

Backline: Laird, Hibberd, SHANE SAVAGE COS WHY NOT! HAHAHAHAHAH!!!!, Coffield, Doedee, Murray (Finlayson, O’Shea)
Mids: Dusty, Titch, Zorko, Merrett, Fyfe, Coniglio, Brayshaw, Holman (Banfield, Barry, Kelly)
Ruck: Gawn, Nank (Cameron)
Forwards: Billings, McLean, Smith, Petracca, Fritsch, Fogarty (Ryan, Keefe)

Any suggestions would be much appreciated!

Jesse Munro

Oh, $7,500 in the bank


DEF: laird hibberd sicily oshea doedee murray (Finlayson, murphy)
MID: danger Mitchell zerrett fyfe cripps coniglio brayshaw Kelly (Higgins banfield Holman)
RUCK: stef martin and gawn (random guy for loophole)
FWD: heeney billings walters d smith keefe Fritsch (garlett ryan)
11k in the bank
any thoughts would be appreciated


Caleb Marchbank (111/88, 89/83) Ave of 69.4 in his rookie year 381K
Callum Mills (80/59, 93/74) Ave of 73.3 Last year 403k
James Sicily (114/84, 57/88) Ave of 73.3 last year 403k

Thoughts on which one youd select and why?


Maybe Luke Ryan, averaged 76.8 in his first year (82/82, 108/85) 422k


Find $60k and get Lloyd, all seem to risky. But if I had to pick one Sicily


Lloyd struggles when mcveigh comes into the team, i recall seeing a screenshot of someone analyzing it and it definitely scared me off him. Also, finding 60k isnt exactly easy




Try Marchbank


Marchbank could be good this year, he's got the build for being a good solid player,and makes good decisions, could really step up without Doch there.


My team
Back line Laird, Lloyd, Savage, Naughton, Finlayson, Murray
Bench Keeffe, Doedee

Midfield Mitchell, Kelly (GWS) Duncan, Fyfe, Cripps, Coniglio, Brayshaw (fre), Kelly (Gee)
Bench Banfield, Garlett (Car) Holman

Rucks Martin, Gawn
Bench Cameron

Forward line Billings, Mundy, McLean, Parish, Bell, Fritsch
Bench Waterman, Buckley


Feedback and Help is welcome! Thanks Guys:

DEF: Laird, Hibberd, Howe, Naughton, Coffield, Doedee ( Murray, Finlayson)

MID: Dangerfield, Mitchell, Merrett, Fyfe, Treloar, Brayshaw, Brodie, Kelly (Holman, Barry, Banfield)

RK: Gawn, Nank (Cameron)

FWD: Billings, Lambert, Smith, Sicily, Bell, Ryan (Fritsch, Garlett)

98k left in the bank


Howe is a bit of a POD, as is Nank and Lambert. Solid looking team mate, can't really fault it.


Thanks Mate, tried to stick a few PODS in early, not just follow everyone else and pick Heeney, Cripps and Cogs


DEF: Laird Simpson J.Lloyd Naughton Doedee Murray (Finlayson N.Murphy)

MID: Danger Martin Neale Fyfe Pendlebury Brayshaw(freo) LDU Kelly (Barry Banfield Holman)

RUCK: Gawn Sandilands (Cameron)

FWD: Heeney Greene J.Kennedy(WC) Smith Stephenson Fritsch (Switkowski Ryan)

102K in the bank. Any feedback would be very appreciated


Round 14 bye is a terror for you. danger Martin Fyfe and Neale all out. And Brayshaw if you haven’t upgraded him by then.


DEF: R.Laird, J.Howe, J.Lloyd, P.Hanley, N.Coffield, S.Murray (T.Doedee, L.Keeffe)

MID: D.Martin, J.Kelly, L.Neale, A.Treloar, P.Cripps, D.Armitage, A.Brayshaw, D.Barry (H.Wigg, J.Garlett, T.Kelly).

RUC: M.Gawn, N.Naitanui (T.English)

FWD: L.Dahlhaus, M.Walters, C.Petracca, A.Chritensen, B.Fritsch, L.Ryan (P.Ahern, S.Switkowski)

Obviously my rookies aren’t set in stone and will change come the rd. 1 teams. Have $260k left to play with and still unsure what to do about Danger, so obviously team is sfill going to change a fair bit. Would love some feedback. Cheers!


Laird, Hibberd, Savage, Doedee, Murray, Finlayson (Naughton, L.Murphy)

Dangerfield, Titch, Zorko, Fyfe, Cripps, Cogs, A.Brayshaw, Holman (T.Kelly, Banfield, Barry)

Gawn, Nank (Olango)

Heeney, Walters, McLean, D.Smith, L.Keefe, Fritsch (Garlett and Ryan)

Thoughts on my team?

Struggling to decide between Titch, Josh kelly, M.Crouch and Zorko can only take two.

Any suggestions much appreciated community!


30K left over


Views of my Team:

DEF: Laird, M.Hibberd, Sicily, Brayshaw, Coffield, Doedee BENCH: FInlayson, Mirra,
MID: Mitchell, Kelly, Fyfe, Cripps, Whitfield, Coniglio, A.Brayshaw, Kelly (Dangerfield in if fit) BENCH: Ahern, Barry, Holeman
RUCK: Gawn, Sandilands BENCH: Camberon
FWD: Heeney, Billings, McLean, Smith, Fogarty, Ryan BENCH: Garlett, Fritsch

Left over = $30k


I've got a couple of ideas for my team this season, depending on how Dangerfield pulls up for round 1.

Team With Danger:
DEF: Laird, Hibberd, Tuohy. Rookies atm are Coffield, Naughton, Doedee (E: Murray, Finlayson)
MID: Dangerfield, Martin, T.Mitchell, Zorko, Fyfe, Shuey. Rookies are: Dow, Fogarty (E: T.Kelly, D.Barry, N.Holman)
RUCK: Gawn, Sandilands E: Cameron
FWD: Kennedy, Billings, Petracca. Rookies: Stephenson, Higgins, Fritsch (E: Garlett, Ryan)

If Danger isn't named, there'd be the following changes:
Dangerfield to Oliver
Sandilands to Martin
Petracca to Dahlhaus/Daniher?
Of course, Rookies will also change depending on who gets named.

Any thoughts/suggestions would be greatly appreciated!


Not a fan of Shuey, but I really like the Zorko pick!


Defence: Laird, Hibberd, Savage, Doedee, Morgan, Murray/// Finlayson, Naughton

Mid: Mitchell, Ablett. Merret, Bont, Treloar, Cripps, brayshaw (freo), higgins/// Holman, Kelly, Barry

Ruck: Gawn, Martin/// Cameron

Forward: Heeney, Barlow, Petracca, Parish, Ahern, fritsh//// rioli, garlett

I have 36 k left community. Any and all feedback is welcome. Cheers


Ablett, Martin, Treloar, Barlow and Parish are all very bold choices – every one of them could end up screwing your season.
Keep some for PODs if thats whats important to you but I suggest trading some of them for safer picks, such as Fyfe


Def: R Laird, M Hibberd, S Savage, A Naughton, T Doedee, S Murray (J Finalyson, L Murphy)

Mid: P Dangerfield, D Martin, T Mitchell, J Kelly, N Fyfe, P Cripps, A Brayshaw (freo) D Barry (B Banfield, T Kelly, N Holman)

Ruck: S Martin, M Gawn (D Cameron)

Fwd: J Billings, D Smith, J Sicily, A Christensen, D Fogarty, B Fritsch (L Keeffe, L Ryan)

Gone with a 2-1-3 down back, backing Savage in for a good year and all the rookies should play round 1!

Stacked midfield this year, it's where the points are at and I believe all 6 will be top 10 midfielders this year!

Rucks are just set and forget, not a fan of the Lycett pick although it does give you good cash to balance your team

Fwd is a bit risky with only 1 premium, Sicily showed end of last year his capable of averaging 95+ when playing HBF so I'll take him for that price, Christensen hopefully back up his best and the rookies get a gig round 1 🤞🏼

Good luck to all this year!

Big G

I actually don't mind your team at all. A bit of courage with your forward line though.


I can’t bring myself to have any forward rookies on field. This has really skewed my team

Def. Laird Lloyd Duggan
Naughton, Doedee, Finlayson
(Murray, Watson)

Mid. Danger Titch Kelly Crouch
Fyfe Brayshaw Brodie Kelly
(O’Connor, Banfield, Holman)

Ruck. Gawn Nank

Fwd. Lambert McLean Smith
Petracca Sicily Bell
(Ryan, Fritsch)

Still considering Armitage for Duggan and playing 4 rooks in defence.

Also toying with Petracca down to Christensen and taking Duggan up to Howe. Just not sure of having both Christensen and Bell

Watson is my loophole, hoping he gets games later in the season.


Armitage for Duggan is a good move, plenty of Def. rookie options this season that you can alternate on and off the bench.


Forwards in my opinion should be the opposite to your team – predominately rookies. I have Buddy, D Smith and then rookies. That was you can get a much needed extra premo in your midfield.
Christensen hasn't done enough in JLT for me to be worth starting either.

Armitage for duggan seems like a good idea to me.


Thanks both. Armitage in. Gives me 50k which I might use to turn Lambert or McLean into Billings.


Defensive rookies are in abundance, I reckon use them as much as you can


Think you are right. I certainly have more confidence putting Murray, Finlayson or Doedee onfield than any forward rookie so far.

neil demons delight

I think I can only name one forward in the best 6,,Franklin the other 5 is a raffle and you are spot one Keen Bell at F6 is a wise choice My problem is too many dees but other than the round 13 bye is it a problem .My pod is Melksham change of position in R 22 has done him wonders I have him with petraca Tmac (also a pod) Fritsch all dee forwards. Don't trust any forward rookies so I too have gone to F 6 with Fritsch and Fogarty on the pine. O'Connor ,the irish lad ,is also a top pick I have had him all year as a non playing loop but that might change good luck Keen


Thanks Neil. Good luck to you also. By the time the bye comes around, you should have upgraded Fritsch and maybe moved TMac to defence, which will ease the pain slightly. Guessing you might also be running Gawn, Hibberd and Oliver?

NEIL Demons Delight

Correct Keen GAWN HIBBERD OLIVER PETRACCA FRITSCH a lot of ppl will have that 5 and 2 PODS T MAC MELKSHAM seems a lot from one club but the first five are relevant big time I sort of look at the 7 not as a demon supporter and see them not in red and blue Normally I don't LIKE selecting from my team but gawn and oliver changed that. TMAC has the valuable DPP and won all the running tests at Melbourne and is playing a new role FORWARD Melksham is similar changed roles also.Both are flying cheers KEEN


I like Francis Watson a LOT!!!!…….WILL PLAY!…..has been bubbling away in the background nice and magically!


My Team is as follows

Laird, Lloyd, Savage, Hanley,
O’Shea, Doedee (Murray, Finlayson)

Martin, Titch, Zerrett, Fyfe
Coniglio, Armitage, Dow, Bradshaw (Brodie, Clark, Kelly)

Gawn, Nic Nat (Cameron)

Heeney, Walters, Smith, Christensen
Stephenson, Fritsch, (Garlett, Ryan)

midpriced madnez

shane savage vs angus brayshaw for D4 – thoughts pls.

D1 Laird, D2 Rance, D3 Lloyd are all locked.


Laird, Houli, Lloyd, naughton, o’shea, doedee
(Murray, Finlayson)

Martin, Mitchell, Merrett, Fyfe, Cripps, Coniglio, Brayshaw, LDU
(Banfield, Holman, Kelly)

Grundy, Gawn

Heeney, Billings, Smith, Rayner, Stephenson, ahern
(Fritsch, Higgins)


Who's this Naughton everyone is going with? Why?


DEF: Laird, Simpson, Lloyd, Doedee, S.Murray, J.Finlayson (Stoddart, Mirra)

MID: Dusty, Titch, Zorko, M.Crouch, Zerrett, Fyfe, Cripps, Brawshaw (T.Kelly, J.Worpel, D.Barry)

RUC: Ryder, Gawn (D.Cameron)

FOR: Buddy, Devon Smith, D.Fogarty, L.Keefe, B.Fritsch, L.Ryan (M Polholke, Rioli)

Rookies are subject to change, if I've missed any obvious locks please let me know.

Left with 115,000 in the bank

Would love criticism/changes community xx


Would love some help guys, tough year so far
Backs: Laird, Simpson, Hibberd, Coffield, Finlayson, Doedee (Murray, Mirra)
Mids: Dangerfield*, Mitchell, Kelly, Fyfe, Beams, Coniglio, Brodie, Holman (Banfield, Kelly, Barry)
Rucks: Kreuzer, Gawn
Forwards: Heeney, Billings, Smith, Christensen, Ahern, Ryan (Rioli, Garlett)

Jarred Grainger

B: laird, hibberd (dees), savage, mills, naughton, coffield, Murray, finlayson
M: Zorko, zerret, fyfe, Neale, Cripps, Brayshaw (dockers), dow, constable, Kelly (cats), Barry, Holman
R: Ryder, Gawn, Cameron
F: heeney, billings, petracca, bell, Stephenson, Fogarty, fristch, ryan.
116k In bank


Gawn has done it. he is officially in 100% of all teams posted.

There was one where Laird didn't get a start.


Which teams have the most Sunday games in the season to use someone as a loophole?


Eagles have a lot.


Is there a certain player that is the best to use??





neil demons delight

Derek will give that to you nank but I am sure he wrote west coast AND cats cheers


Eagles and Demons (12 ea) … then Freo (10)… not all are Sunday .. based on last couple of games per round.


Def: Laird, Hibberd, Sicily, Naughton, Dodee, Finlayson (Keefe, Murray)
Mid: Dangerfield, Mitchell, Martin, Fyfe, Cripps, Bontempelli, Brawshaw, Holman (T.Kelly, Barry, Banfield)
Ruck: Nic Nat, Gawn (Olango)
Forw: Heeney, Billings, Smith, Christensen, Fritsch, Ryan (Venabels, Garlett)

$107k remaining,
Any thoughts or feedback of course accepted thanks.


B: Laird, Hibberd, M Williams, Bonner, Coffield, Murray (Naughton, Doedee)
M: Titch, Kelly, M Crouch, Fyfe, Cripps, Brodie, Kelly, Holman (Finlayson, Banfield, Barry)
R: Gawn, Nank (Cameron)
F: Heeney, Greene, Walters, Smith, Bell, Fritsch (Ryan, Giles-Langdon)

$130.3k in the bank. Dropped Danger after he pinged his hammy. Could rejig to get him back in if named rnd 1 but happy with how this team looks. Comments appreciated community


Would consider taking Bonner out and moving Finlayson in. Replace with Armitage. I don’t think Bonner is a keeper and I think Armitage might generate more cash.


Hi All,

Would appreciate any feedback obviously the rookies will swap and change once lineups for Rd 1 are released.

B: Hurley, Laird, Sicily, Naughton, Murray, L.Keefe (Doedee, Finlayson.)

M: Martin, Tmitch, Kelly, M.Crouch, Fyfe, Rockliff, Brayshaw, T.Kelly (Starcevich, Barry, Holman)

R: Gawn, Lycett (Cameron)

F: Heeney, Billings, Walters, Petracca, Rayner, Fogarty (Fritsch, Ryan)

Rocky at this stage as a POD in the mids but may drop out to replace Lycett at R2 and like everyone else tossing up how to get Danger in later or now.


I'd dump Rocky, no pre season games.


Put keeffe on forward bench so you can swing Sicily forward is needed


Thanks Derek good point


Danger has two weeks yet so for me I am making up two teams one with and without .If he is out for round one and you want him back you will need to have money left over how much I am not too sure but I would say at least 200.000.


DEF: Laird, Hibberd, Savage, Doedee, S.Murray, J.Finlayson (Stoddart, Mirra)

MID: Dusty, Titch, Zorko, M.Crouch, Zerrett, Fyfe, Cripps, Brawshaw (T.Kelly, J.Worpel, D.Barry)

RUC: Ryder, Gawn (D.Cameron)

FOR: Buddy, Devon Smith, D.Fogarty, L.Keefe, B.Fritsch, L.Ryan (M Polholke, Rioli)

Rookies are subject to change, if I've missed any obvious locks please let me know.

Left with 89,900 in the bank, would like to use at least some of it.

Would love criticism/changes community xx


I would pull out Cripps or Zerrett in the mids for a rookie and bulk up the forward line.


I wouldn’t want to play against you in the first couple of weeks with a midfield like that. Serious points.

Do you have enough cash generating rookies, especially in forward line?


I'm hoping so, because althoigh I just replaced Cripps with Heeney, I don't want my midfield to be any stronger, I've always had the mindset that forward line should be the weakest.
Are there any rookies that i should add to it?


Quite happy with this team has 12 keepers and a mix of a few players like smith and coniglio who could become keepers and quite deep every position but feedback would be good also!
D- Laird, Houli, Lloyd, O’Shea, Doedee, Murray
(Finlayson, Mirra)

M- Martin, Mitchell, Merrett, Fyfe, Coniglio, Armitage, Brayshaw, LDU
( Banfield, Holman, Kelly)

R- Grundy, Gawn

F- Franklin, Heeney, Billings, Smith, Rayner, Stephenson
(Fritsch, Ahern)
If danger is good to go round one Franklin will go down to petracca and Mitchell up to danger


Don't like LDU or Grundy, I would downgrade to Barry and upgrade to Kreuzer.


Don’t ya, I do! I’m a Carlton supporter and I ain’t touching kreuzer, finished top 1000 3 years on the go


He's right Alan, Grundy will share Ruck duties with Cox and his points will suffer, maybe not Kreuzer but maybe Martin or Nank.
Rayner also hasn't impressed for 200k, p.s maybe don't ask for advice if you're gonna shoot people down in flames for giving it.


DEF: Hurley, Laird, Hibberd, Naughton, Doedee, Murray (Keefe, Finlayson)

MID: Dangerfield, Titch, Dusty, Fyfe, Cripps, Coniglio, Armitage, Brayshaw (Holman, Kelly, Barry)

RUC: Kreuzer, Gawn (Cameron)

FWD: Heeney, Petracca, Sicily, Garlett, Fritsch Rioli (Brown, Ryan)

Notes: Will probably trade Naughton to O shea if named round 1 (60pts with 24% TOG is promising), J.Brown is for loophole.
Feel like I need one more premium or better option in FWD to replace Garlett, or Rioli so then I can loophole Ryan and Rioli/Garlett, So:
Option 1- Armitage down to Banfield, Rioli/Garlett up to Tom Bell.
Option 2-Armitage down to Banfield, Kreuzer down to Nank/Nic Nat and Rioli/Garlett up to Devon Smith.
Option 3-Leave structure as is.
Would love thoughts and opinions on this dilemma and other advice you can provide regarding my team, thanks.


Option 3. Nank is under priced for what he can do and will be fitter this year.

You could also free up cash by going Mid price crazy in the FWD Line. Dump Heeney and put in players like Walters, Lambert, McLean etc


Nank, Banfield, Devon smith it is! Also like Walters but it's a hard choice to put him over Heeney, will consider. Also entirely forgot about Zac Giles-Langdon, would you advise getting him in for a FWD rookie I have right now if he is named?