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Round 12 SuperCoach Panic Room

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Ugh. The less said about that round the better

Round 12 gives us our first taste of the 2018 byes (unlike that fake bye round where everyone scored 2400+). Four teams are having a rest: Carlton, Hawthorn, Western Bulldogs, and West Coast. This week your best 18 onfield players make up your score for the round, so if you’ve got a full forward line of 6 players your forward line emergency score won’t count.

The lack of relevant round 12 rookies should make this week pretty easy to get 18 on the park, but we’ll be hurting on the premium end with popular picks Tom Mitchell, James Sicily, Crippa, Elliot Yeo, Kade Simpson, Nic Nat, Toby McLean, and Jack Macrae all having a rest. Did you think the SuperCoach overlords would make things easy for us? Did you? Hahahaha, oh my dear reader, of course not. We’ve been dealt further blows which I’ll discuss further below.

But first, currently sitting number #1 in the charts for most half baked introduction to a podcast ever, the Lekdog and Patchy SHOWWWWWW spew forth more SuperCoach gold this week than you can poke spew covered stick at. Barron continues his quest to provide you with the best SuperCoach rookie article in the land. No premo’s and no captain choices make Patch something something this weeks Captain McCaptainface, and Damo continues to find relevance in a round where all our premiums are gone in this weeks cheat sheet.

THE NEWS

So, yeah, those “further blows” I alluded to? It’s more one crushing defeat after another until you just wish Flanders was dead. Poor Ben Higgins will be relying to Kelly and Holman to lead his midfield this week.


Let’s break down the carnage, one game at a time. Dusty kicks off the Round of DeathTM as he has buggered off to NZ when we need him most. Jack Graham has been dropped and in come Castagna and Anthony Miles for his first crack in 2018. The Power are replacing Jack Hombsch with Jasper Pittard.

Not much happening at GMHBA stadium this weekend with the Cats unchanged and the Roos replacing an injured Jed Anderson with Cameron “Don’t mess with the” Zurhaar. Stephen Coniglio hasn’t shaken off the affects of concussion in time and is replaced in the side by Matt de Boer for GWS’ clash with Gold Coast. Aaron Hall is out for 3 months and still no Jarryd Lyons for the Suns. Stephen May will miss as well. The Saints have finally DROPPED Jack Billings. Nick Coffield is one of four ins. Bailey Rice and Logan Austin have survived the cut. The Swans will have Tom Papley back but there’s not much else happening from a SuperCoach standpoint.

On Sunday, Mitch Robinson was a sneaky trade in target for a few people but he’s out because he surprisingly didn’t belt someone, just busted his toe. There’s a possible debut on the cards for Brandon Starcevich (MID – 126.3k). Essendon have lost Zaha and Jordan “The Riddler” Ridley for the clash. They’ve added 7 to their squad, Dylan Clarke is on an extended bench and will play his second game if he makes the cut. Out west, I bloody told Nat Fyfe to whip off the shirt to avoid suspension and look what happens?! He’s gone for a week. Sandipants is straight back in. The Crows will be banning Patrick Wilson (MID / FWD – 105.4k) from bringing his own footy to the SANFL game this week, hopefully he can replicate his form at senior level. Tex is back. Oh, and *checks notes* some guy called Rory Laird will also miss. Providing the cherry on top of what promises to be a very trying round. 

Hey! A positive. Jeremy Howe is back for the Queen’s b’day / Freeze MND game on Monday. In a round where we’ll need our premo’s to step up you can lock in a 50 from Jeremy this week. Sam Murray has made the extended bench. For the Dees, Tim Smith will go down in rookie burn man folklore. 91, 102, 26, dropped. Get in the bin, Timothy! Jake Lever is out injured and there’s a possible debut for Harrison Petty (DEF – 117.3k)

** Melbourne v Collingwood **

The Dees have replaced the injured Jake Lever and omitted Tim Smith for Cam Pedersen and Joel Smith. For the Pies, Flynn Appleby is unlucky I reckon, replaced by the returning Jeremy Howe. 

THE HOUSE OF EVIL

Logan Austin is the pick of the rookies this week but make sure you’re not too round 14 rookie heavy before jumping on. If you’re after a cash grab, Jacob Heron may be your best bet. He’s had his bye, is the cheapest possible rookie price, and will likely sit there at D7 or D8 slowly making you cash. I’ve excluded players having their bye this week.

These guys come with a free frogurt (that’s good!)

-102 – Logan Austin*

-48 – Callum Moore*

-32 – Jamaine Jones*

-27 – Jacob Heron*

0 – Josh Daicos*

These premiums contain potassium benzoate (that’s bad!)

189 – Jack Riewoldt

168 – Sandipants

157 – Brad Ebert

151 – Robbie Gray

150 – Michael Hurley

145 – Lachie Neale

141 – Jake Lloyd

141 – The Hoff

136 – Big Maxy

133 – Josh Kelly

RE ”FRINK” THAT ONE

We’re right on the cusp of upgrade season as we aim to have a full team of premiums post byes. I’ve given the lock gets a break this week to dive into a selection that we should think twice about before getting him into our teams.

*WARNING*: MATHS BELOW

Robert The Gray is averaging a tidy 108.4SC so far this year, ranked second overall amongst forwards based on average (behind Tom McDonald). In fact, he is the only “pure” forward (not a DPP) averaging more than 100 this year. I know what you’re thinking, “Kev you flog, why wouldn’t we be trying to get this guy into our team?” The answer? Thomas bloody Rockliff.

By his own admission, Rocky wasn’t ready for the start of the season. A calf injury before round 5 followed by two weeks in the SANFL to find some touch saw him return to senior team in round 8 where he tallied 31 disposals. Below is a table of Gray’s form from round 2-4 when Rocky was being awful vs rounds 8-11 when Rocky returned to being a (sort of) midfield pig.

Gray v Rocky – Round 2-4 (Averages)

Gray v Rocky – Round 8-11 (Averages)

You could look at that and see Gray’s numbers are way down, but his average goals are way up, so he’s still a safe pick. A 95 average is nothing to sneeze at in a year of meh forwards. Breaking it down further, he kicked 6 v Adelaide for 122SC and 4 against the Hawks for 96SC. In the game against Gold Coast where he went goalless? 67SC.

There’s also this. Which, yeah, that’s not great. Like, at all.

HEY NOW, YOU’RE A DRAFTSTAR

Another year, another snub to Queen Lizzy’s big birthday bash. I heard they’ll be attaching kegs to the fountains outside of Kensington Palace this year. No matter, Draftstars is hosting another yuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuge 100k contest on Monday. I’ll be back over the weekend to give you all the team news from Melbourne and Collingwood plus a run down of this game. 

Monday footy is good and all, but it really prolongs our suffering for this week. Looking forward to getting some round 12 premo’s in my team. Fantasy Insider are the best in the business and they’ve updated the lineup cruncher to give us this ideal lineup for tomorrow.

My take:

RUCKS

Interestingly, Fantasy Insider are fading both Gawn and Grundy and instead stacking the midfield. The battle is something I’m really looking forward too, giving me a solid reason to watch a Collingwood match. From a Draftstars perspective, Big Maxy is priced at almost 2k cheaper than Grundy. The Dees are yet to give up a 100+ score to an opposition ruck. The highest being Tom Hickey’s 89 back in round 7.

With a lack of cheapies it’s a difficult slate, but I can’t bring myself not to include one of Gawn or Grundy.

DEF

Some fantastic options here at the top end, namely Angus Brayshaw, Jack Crisp, and Jeremy Howe. However, both teams are pretty good at limiting the impact of running defenders. Neville Jetta was super last week with 24 possessions and 9 marks so I’m hoping he can back it up. Michael Hibberd has 80’s for the past two weeks, the absence of Jake Lever could see him get a slight bump. 

MIDS

Expect to see him huge midfield games from the elites. It’s reflected in the pricing with 5 options over 15k. You could make a solid case for any but I like Tom Phillips right now. He’s running hot and has a three game average of 128. When Jake Melksham finds the big sticks good things usually follow. The Pies have a bunch of mid / fwds priced around the 9k mark. Daniel Wells, Josh Daicos, and Jaidyn Stephenson could all have good days. They could also tank horribly.

FWDS

Not many at the top end excite me so I’ll pay down at this position. Cam Pedersen is named on the pine, but if he slots into the role vacated by Tim Smith and Sam Weideman before him, he’ll be a great value pick at 8.2k. The mid / fwds I suggested above can slot in here.

My lineup:

 

Good luck this week, Community. We’re in for a tough week. Assume the position to make things as comfortable as possible. 

 


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Kangas

What’s herons JS like? Because I’ve got no idea what’s the go with Gold Coast

Steeeve

Better than Austin's I'd say.

Liam

Given that Steven May, Barlow, Hall and Kolodjashnij are out it frees up space down back for him, should be there for a month unless he really sucks imo

DavidC

Heron was playing as a small forward.

BrownlowBoy

Upon further analysis of my team, I have come to the conclusion that the poo jogger has left a few of his gifts in my Supercoach team this week.

BloodyFranklin

LOL! BB bustin out the funnies early on!!! 🤣🤣🤣

💩

… Same ☹️

BrownlowBoy

It's Friday mate, been a long week!

Soothsayer

That must be the funniest gag I’ve heard on this site since crouching one went wild in the YouYangs.

BrownlowBoy

Welcome

DavidSA

Nothing but a peanut

Corey

I have 14 players this week if Murray doesn’t
Play on Monday is it worth making three trades to have 17 and save face on rank or forget about this week I have 18 Trades Left
I was looking at
Barry to Ahern
Billings to Gray

Randomcliche2

billings to anyone is a good trade. Ahern….hmmm…. not so much bye then does he get named for $$$

JohnDJ59

Both look good trades and with 18 trades left you could afford to do three if you needed to.

Derek

I said I wasn’t going to PANIC until the Panic Room was here, with it’s padded walls, blunt objects and cuddly kittens.

Now it’s time to officially panic. I feel so much better.

Dougie

What are you going to do. Ahern in surely!

Derek

Ahern is out next week, will get him after bye. Need a r13 playing rookie!

Derek

Feeling better now.

Finlayson, Garlett & Billings – OUT

Happy about those 3

Austin, Brodie & Buddy – IN

Only way I can have 18 this week and then get 18 next week (r14 no problems) without getting rid of a premium this week.

What are thoughts on Brodie getting a few games?

BrownlowBoy

What are your thoughts on Brodie?

Was tagging Selwood last week, didn't do a very good job of it.

He was in my team at the start of the year, is he worth bringing in you think Derek?

Derek

i saw him in plenty of pre-season teams, and i didn't realise that he had played so few games this year. shows how much attention i give the Suns.

poor barlow broke his jaw last week

JugHead

I don't know why he shouldn't.
1.The suns have a long injury list with a lot of players out for multiple weeks.
2. He's a high draft pick they should want to get some AFL games into.
3. They are out of finals contention. If he spuds it up, its not like it really matters (in non SC terms). Perfect time to blood some kids.

Jack

Heron instead of Austin in my humble opinion derek

Derek

yeah, was thinking Austin might miss next week if i bring him in. Can't afford him to miss as i only have Murphy as back-up

Steeeve

I'm taking Heron over Austin. I don't need the cash gen I need a warm body and as much warchest in my team right now as possible. Out goes Mirra despite a negative break even.
Considering Dusty out to Walters. Then Walters can swing forward for whoever sucks the most out of Petracca or Curnow.

DavidSA

Same page as you in regards to the back line.
Dusty to Trelahlahlah for me
Got Walters last week
Next week is my full premo side with Walters playing on the swings at StKilda Beach

DavidC

Heron scored 34 last week. What's the point of a warm body if he scores like that? Austin is averaging 99.

Sc_Wow

Last week is last week. Look what happened to Smith, no guarantees with rookies. I'll take 34 over 0

BlueBaggerJosh

think he is a safer bet then mihocek?

Sc_Wow

Apparently bucks not keen on him and Reid

JugHead

Last week IS last week. Whos to say Heron doesn't get 55 this week? Even more useful.

FFC

Depending if Murrary is named for Collingwood – was looking at Heron over Austin to bank some cash. if he can squeeze out a 55 again i'll take it. T.Smith an example of rookies being hard to pick/trust at times. Mihocek need to be careful, with players to come back in. always tricky.

Derek

so there is still hope for Murphy?

Lol

Nope sorry this does not apply to potatoes

Sc_Wow

Have to agree with this guy

Steeeve

I think he will play more games than Austin. GCS list is in tatters and they want to play the kids. Austin's own coach has criticised his performances in the press — he's not impressed with Austin racking up possies when he is a full back getting six kicked on him.

DavidSA

What's people's thoughts on Laird

Reckon he will avg 110 rest of year?
I personally don't and would not be surprised the Crows don't risk him next week.

Scary times

The King

Would average anywhere between 95-110, likely will finish the no 1 averaging defender. I won't be worrying about him

Jack

He is the only undisputed king of his line….at least till Docherty returns

Steeeve

I am already picturing the moment I can slot a reduced-price Doc into my D1 slot next year *drools*

DavidSA

yes he has been this year
If he misses next week too then has the bye Im not content holding him
He will be rusty a month out of footy

Derek

he is pretty good. for such a little bloke, he gets alot of his own footy.

the only reason you would go without him is for not having him is the POD. that usually ends bad

SC_Sixty6

Avg 110 for the rest of the year? Since when has a defender averaged 110 period? Who cares what he scores as long as he's fit after his bye. Which he will be.

He won't be rusty either. They have rehabilitation programs for these injuries. Rusty is the last thing that will happen with a jet like laird.

Trade him at your peril…..trading dusty is a different story because mids have plenty of options.

Just sit down and have a beer Dave. Your mind is wondering and it's not coming across very smart.

Cheers. WE ARE ONE!

Luke Parisot

Goddard has averaged 110 over multiple seasons available in sc as a def/mid for several years, taylor adams last year, heath shaw in some years, heath scotland back in the day, leon davis in 2011.

Jack

Yeah but that's about 5 players over the space of 5-6 years and there is 6 slots for defenders
If you don't have Laird you are losing 10-15 points per week on any other defender in the comp!

The King

Docherty averaged 110 the last couple of seasons, Laird on track to this season. Both defenders

DavidSA

Thanks guys

Lazza

Great advice

JohnDJ59

I'm keeping him, no point trading him out just because of the byes.

iLoveNMFC

Triple downgrade rookies to field 18 or trade Dusty to Walters/Oliver?
Cheers community.

Tyrone

Get Oliver

WhySoSerious

What is the community doing with Tim Smith and Ridley? Not playing this week, bye next week and no guarantees to play again after round 13.Time to cut our losses and bank the cash or do you hold?

BingoBangoJingoJango

Thoughts on these trades community?
OUT
Richards, Barry, Keffe

IN
Franklin, Tom Mcdonald, Mihocek

Alferton

Concerned with Mihocek job security. Collingwood have a few players to come back in.

redherringfc

They’re good. Mihocek has better job security than Austin, I think.

Jarryd

Been saving trades all year knowing something was gonna bite me in the ass. Ranked around 5K, thought I would finally take a few risks to jump up the ladder.
OUT: Cripps, L. Murphy
IN: M. Duncan, Austin
Leaves me with 16 trades and 550K in the bank, with Cripps back in for M8 in a couple of weeks once he bottoms out
Any thoughts appreciated fellas, GL this week

DavidC

I wouldn't be trading out Cripps even with 16 trades.

Jarryd

What if I went Dusty to Duncan instead? Or am I just wasting trades because of the byes?

Steeeve

Seems like a waste to me. Cripps is a top 10 mid — have to hold. Dusty is Dusty, usually comes home like a train and a cuddle from papa bear might remind him how to tackle.

Derek

you need to hold Cripps.

Alferton

Thoughts please.

Who to trade out first Mirra or Dom Barry?

Thank you.

FFC

Barry

Corey

Barry

DavidC

Sandilands is out if anyone still has him.

sc_damage

Does Scott Jones get the nod again

The King
Jim_bob321

Hi community,
In a bit of a pickle this round and don't know who to get.
Tossing up between Mitch Duncan or Tom McDonald (will put him in defense during the byes)
Cheers

The King

Love Duncan as a pod

Jesse

I have 540k & 16 trades.
My team is as follows. Would love any advice!

Def: laird, Hurley, Sicily Webster hibberd rice (naughton murphy)

Mid: danger dusty mitchell Fyfe oliver cogs westhoff Holman (Phillips spargo brayshaw)

Ruck: Gawn & nicnat (olango)

Fwd: heeney McLean D.smith fritsch ronke guelfi (T.smith Henry)

Fwd line is light but will swing hoff fwd when the times right & grab two premo mids… feel like I am sittting okay with cash and trades. Everyone put ya two bob in please.

Johnny

ronke too gray
dusty too Phillips/treloar

TheGreatBozza

Thoughts?
D: Laird, Howe, Savage, Doedee, Murphy, Simpson (Sicily, Richards)
M: Danger, Pendles, Holman, Higgins, Spargo, E.Philips, Fyfe, Cogs (Mitchell, Cripps, Dusty)
R: Gawn, Grundy (Hayes)
F: Smith, Watlers, Fritsch, Ronke, ZGL, Billings (McLean, Smith)

At the moment I'm looking at Billings > Heeney
Richards > Austin…

My only concern is leaving me thin for R14 (only 16 on field subject to injuries)

Derek

Heeney and Austin both r14 byes.

can you look at someone else to bring in so you can field 18 for round 14?

Steeeve

Anyone else trading out Tim Smith already? I wanted to get rid of Spargo. But Smith is out and I need warm bodies. Smith to Gray gives me 18.
Also trading Mirra this week (instead of Lachlan Murphy) so I will have 18.

Two blokes with negative breakevens both traded out. That's gotta give the SC gods a special tingle.

John

Is it worth trading Dusty to someone like Clayton Oliver? Or should I just hold?

KSinny

Do it

Tyruddanaut

I did

Lazza

Well you're buying next weeks problem unless you have good cover.

Thinktoomuch

Am I insane???????
A lot jumped on rocky last week and I laughed in me froffy thinking what fools when he spat out another turd.
5 days later and 7k more I’m thinking of jumping on to save a few donuts
Please say a few harsh words to slap me back to earth

Havin a crack

Is he a valuable m9 after these byes?

Tyruddanaut

After the byes

Steeeve

He will tag Cotchin this week and score maybe 70.

Sc_Wow

Think of the fun you will have laughing in your froffy again tonight after you don't bring him in

Havin a crack

Do ya’s think many will have the funds and trades to have a semi pro or at least a 1/2 decent d7, m9 and f7 come sc finals?

HumanBob

I'll be using Seedsman as my D7 and or M10 emergency post byes.
I'll probably use JJK for F7 and I might be able to keep jack steven as M9.

My team is ranked about 27millionth so I reckon a few others will also have decent bench coverage for the run home

SamuraiPizzaCat

I brought him in last week and still think it was a good move for bye coverage and potential hold as M9, or even M8 if he picks up, despite his crappy 41.

BlueBaggerJosh

bring miller in if you want a bye saviour, i am considering him or a discounted ablett.

Havin a crack

Even tho I’ve got the cash now I don’t think I wanna spend 490k on a m9 if he’s not dpp.
I’m really considering rocky to save my sorry ass through the byes and hopefully finds abit of form so I can loop him.
Panic panic panic

redherringfc

If i didn’t get him last week I’d definitely jump on board this week. His tagging was awful, it shouldn’t happen again.

Jjk next week is the only other seriously underpriced player to consider (in my half drunk opinion)

Havin a crack

I’m doing it

prizza

Tagged after half time, mitchell was 109 halftime finished high 130s , they might use him as tagger from here on , hope not but he can half 13 tackles and a couple of possies and still get a hungy

Defying_Madness

Hey community not sure what to do this week, selections really hurt me

DEF: Laird, Simpson, Yeo, Sicily, Ryan, Ridley (Murphy, Keefe)

MID: Fyfe, Oliver, Cripps, Coniglio, Martin, Titch, Merret, Walters (Barry, Phillips, Holman)

RUC: Grundy, Gawn (Olango)

FWD: Heeney, McLean, Menegola, D Smith, Fritsch, Guelfi (Spargo, T Smith)

I have 68,100 in the bank and 12 trades

Cheers

Tyruddanaut

Defensive rook to Austin
Spargo to Ahern
Other took upgrade to R13 bye player

Defying_Madness

Not sure if that gets rid of my 2 donuts. Don't think I have the cash either

Defying_Madness

Might go Barry down to Heron and Martin up to Danger.
Are these trades any good?

JohnDJ59

Ahern instead of Heron ?

Defying_Madness

Heron plays next week though. It is a tough choice. I have enough to play next week but am worried if Laird misses again

SCWars94

Trades this week:

Spargo to Ahern
Murphy to Heron
Billings to Boak

Steeeve

I like it. I just can't afford to flick Spargo or Murphy when they are helping me field 18. Even though they could combine for 42 points.

Doc

Thought Murphy was dropped??

Defying_Madness

Nope he is playing this week

FFC

Fyfe – 4th most traded out player this week…??

Tyruddanaut

Shocking!

Tyruddanaut

Actually 15th

Nick

ATTENTION! Im in Serious need of Advice

If you had to pick one…..
JACOB HERON OR BRODY MIHOCEK???!!!???

Decisions based off predicted form, cash rise and job security. I don't care about bye coverage as i don't have any other players during Mihoceks round 13 bye

Cheers

seen_burns

Mihocek will most likely get dropped Rd14, Heron should play till the byes. Heron.

Doc_1

Heron a better loop option at D8 once he stops getting a game.

The King

Heron

Tyruddanaut

IM PANICKING!!!

I have already traded Dusty to Oliver and Barry to Ahern, so now I should be good for all bye rounds. Although R13 is looking scary, my forward line has Lobb, Guelfi, Keeffe, Fritsch, Smith. My midfield has Gonigliog, Oliver, Zerrett, Phillips and Ahern. I have Gawn and OLango and need to do all my upgrades next week if I want good bye rounds

Jim_bob321

What does the community think about Jared Polec?

DavidSA

for his price is a nice M8 POD if you have an M9/F6 swing. You would be wanting 105 minimum run home he won't be anything more than that.

The King

Only relevant for draft

Condi

What’s everyone’s thoughts on JS for Callum Moore and Jermain Jones?

RonkeyDonkey

Anyone who trades me out be warned! A 12 goal 50 disposal 400 tackle performance is coming tomorrow! I will score you 1800.

Harry

Who cares!

joe

52

Jason

You’ll be gone in 2 weeks you ass!

Steve

Trades this week

Richards to Heron
T.Smith. to Ahern
Mutch. to Dangerfield

DavidSA

anyone rate Pendles..
Super low price a gift or for a reason.

100.2 now
run home?

Will be interesting

Groana

Cheap because he tags.

The King

I'd rather Treloar if picking a Collingwood mid. Phillips breaking out as well, lots of points to spread around

BlueBaggerJosh

bringing in a discounted mid this week so i can trade Ed curnow and JJK in next week. Should i go miller or ablett?
Miller allows me to field 18 for the next two bye rounds but gary ablett at 487k looks tempting despite the bye.

DavidSA

Mate im doing similar

Going JJK and Gaff

BlueBaggerJosh

saw you mentioned pendles above, redid the math and i could field 18 if i went pendles instead of ablett (i did want phillips but will be short of cash next week to get a good mid premo in like ed) Pendles or Miller, dont have long to decide now.

DavidSA

Pendlebury although does not have the ceiling he used to is still one of the most consistent players going around. He can't do worse than what he has done already this year is my view

BeenHereBefore

Is richards to heron worth it? Fielding 18 this week.

Jack

I think so. Frees up cash for next week and there's always a chance Heron beats someone in your 18

TommyC99

So gone Findlayson – Austin with my first trade, leaving me with 354k and 12 trades. Got Keeffe, Billings Ridley, T Smith and Dusty on the chopping block. These are my trade ideas.

Billings – Buddy
Keeffe/Ridley/Tim Smith – Heron
Dusty – Oliver

Which trafes di you reckon please guys?

fyfemywife

I wouldnt trade Martin out, hes cheap as chips and surely hell be freshened up after his break to come back and pump out some big scores again

Derek

im doing Finlayson to Austin, Billings to Buddy. Holding Dusty and Cogs.

you still have to hold your premiums, at least until after the byes and see how many trades you have

Bells

Thanks for summing up my SC year T Smith. Your 26 then droppe since I bought you in perfectly encapsulates the joy I've had this year. Dusty, Laird and Fyfe…well everyone has them so….

To plagarise a golf joke…."Why do they call it Supercoach?"…"Because the words S**T and F**K were already taken".

Waydo

Heron or Austin and why?

Jack

Heron because at this stage of the year whoever you choose will likely be in your team all year (so you don't get the trade out price/profit) so starting price and job security are what matter most and I believe Heron beats him on both points

Jeffrey

Both

Randomcliche2

Good arguments to the contrary, but I'm going for the quick cash grab on Austin #risky.

Russty_

Honestly Waydo…I'd say neither…not worth a trade either of them.

JohnDJ59

I didn't get either Russty, we really need to nail the last rookies in our side and Heron scoring isn't great and Austin JS is no good by the sound of it. I do have a problem though in that I only have 69k in cash and am still 5 off from full premo, so will have to be patient.

Doc_1

Brayshaw to Buddy
Or
English to Jones (means I field both Jones and Brayshaw) and get Buddy next week.

Logic tells me take Brayshaw/Jones scores and hope Buddy doesn’t reach break even (110) and I get him slightly cheaper, but just have that feeling he could go large against the saints.

The King

I'm bringing Buddy in this week, gut feel is a big game against the Saints. Kennedy kicked 6 last week, Buddy has every chance to as well

fyfemywife

Spargo to Heeney
Naughton to Login Austin

Thoughts????

Derek

not good for Round 14 bye

KingWinter7

What’s the go with Mirra?
Trade him or Murphy to Austin need players this week

Leaning towards trading Mirra cause even though -10 breakeven he’s not playing unlike Murphy

Got Fyfe, Laird, Coniglio, Billings, Smith all out and that’s not including bye players rip

Marcus

If you're struggling for 18 this week, trade out Mirra

TommyC99

is Heron worth the trade? Will give me 16 on field (absolute carnage). If so, can trade out Keeffe, Ridley or Tim Smith?

DANGER1VDUSTY2

Depends how much 40 points is worth to you!

Bells

Was looking to trade Dusty for a wam body on a three week loan… there is NOBODY worth having at Port or GC.
if only Ahern had had his bye…

Rabbits16

i need to see a psychologist

redherringfc

Not as much as the guy thinking of trading in Shaun bloody Higgins.

Rabbits16

yeh he had the appointment before me. looked heavily medicated 😀

Rooey

Fareout the medicine is damn strong, i think i have recovered though but i still see higgins sexy figure dancing before my eyes.

redherringfc

Get him in Rooey.

We’ll all have a good laugh at you, but my, to trade in Shaun Higgins takes some balls.

Russty_

Lay down on the Couch Rabbits and talk nonstop for an hour and I'll pretend to listen and take notes, and I'll take your $200 lol

HumanBob

You get 6 free sessions a year if you're an Aussie Rabbits. It's worth taking the time because some psych's are hot and desperate for a tuberous type vegetable

TommyC99

Buddy, Gray or hoff?

redherringfc

Buddy. Unless you need a round 14 player, then the Hoff.

TommyC99

Or Walters?

Lazza

Gee Tommy, all 3 are in my final squad .. I have 2 already plus Walters ..
So I’d plan to get all and pick up Hoff this week, Buddy after his bye and Gray next week when he will be cheaper.

TommyC99

Brought hoff in after seeing this. Legend!

Rooey

why am i considering shaun higgins? looking past my favoritism, 104.2 five round avg, 1% ownership and 105 avg if you minus his injury affected score (62, concussion start of 3rd) . Roos have undergone a renaissance this year and Higgins has been a key contributor.

Russty_

Hey Rooey, he doesn't seem to be the burnman he has been in the past now, could be a nice pod with the Roos doing well this year.

Jimmy

Should I trade in Buddy and Heron instead of Hoff and Austin if it means that I can upgrade Nank to Grundy after Grundy has had his bye

redherringfc

It seems sound.

Hoff is overpriced this round. Buddy is unders and has the Saints. There are concerns over Austin’s JS. Nank to Grundy will be a huge plus.

Russty_

Hey guys, is Laird a definite out or still a chance to play?

SC_Sixty6

Out

Russty_

Bugger!..cheers Sixty

DavidSA

Don't know mate but I'm trading him out
Reckon he will only avg 70-80 run home

Btw I'm out of beer

Russty_

Don't do it Dave..Laird is good and gets more tons than not, and get more Beer before the game mate!

DavidSA

your tight Russty

But am going to anyway 😂

Sc_Wow

You have to be joking

Defying_Madness

Where is the shark move guy?
I wonder if he would consider Laird to Hibberd hahaha

Russty_

Hahha yeah right!…Laird to T-Mac could be worth doing?

Derek

I don’t think OTW even has Laird

Defying_Madness

hahaha true

Murray

Hogan or Walters?

KSinny

Thoughts on my trades this week..

Dusty to Gray
Keefe to Austin

Doing this leaves me with 13 trades 104k in the bank and 18 on field this week, also getting Gray means I have one player to worry about during the byes.

Richard

I’ve done exactly the same thing. Makes sense to me.

Derek

Gray is expensive. Can you wait a week?

KSinny

Nah cause then I'd only have 17 playing this week

Russty_

I'm not doing any trades this week..unless something else happens, have 18 starting and 19 if Howe plays…sorry guys.

SC_Sixty6

You are an absolute jet Russty.

Russty_

Just lucky this week…next 2 weeks I'll be sliding down the dunny backwards lol

Defying_Madness

Must feel nice Russty.
Good stuff

Russty_

Cheers DM, it's just a result of having drastically unbalanced bye squads mate haha

Lazza

I’m not trading either.. would totally screw my plans .. so copping 2 donuts. But should be fairly competitive over the next 2 rounds. With 17 trades this might seem crazy, but I only have 2 rookies in the frame and both have good coin to make .. wasting a trade on Heron for 44 points and net zero $$$ gain is insane..

Russty_

Hey Lazza, yeah don't think Heron's worth a trade either, will get Ahern pre round 14 and Mihocek if he scores ok and keeps his gig with Reid due back, I've got 16 left and want to hang on to em as long as possible..and don't really care about the bye results.

Defying_Madness

Russty mate, assuming you have Dusty and are keeping him?
Not sure whether to keep him myself

Russty_

Yeah I think I will DM, I paid 656K for the spud and I want my money's worth!..he went to crap as soon as I bought him but he always usually turns it around and finishes strongly. There are some tempting replacement options though, Phillips, Menegola, Beams, Zorko, Gazza..but probably not Gazza lol.
Trust your instinct mate, I'm not worrying about the byes too much as a general rule.
Martin to Danger's a good call mate as I read you ask before.

Lazza

I’m with ya… if both get through I’m on them..
DM, I’m holding Martin.. even thru to R15.. he will pay..(I only bought him last week).

Derek

If you are trading Martin, wouldn’t you want to get someone who has already had their bye. Not many to choose from, so you just hold him

JEL

Nice work.
I see we're H-2-H in Oceans 14.

Hoping I can manage my trades to end up close to full premo at the end of the byes.

Russty_

Hey Jels, looks like it might be a close match up mate, good luck!

Ahmad rubas

Laird hibberd Hurley doedee rice cumming (Sicily cole)
Danger dusty Kelly Fyfe coniglio rocky coffield Higgins (titch Cripps Dow)
Gawn Goldstein (olango)
Heeney smith petracca lobb spargo fritsch (billings smith)
17 trades left 205k
I'm thinking billings to gray and Dow to Brodie thoughts?

JugHead

Is Gray a top 6 fwd?

Defying_Madness

I reckon he is even if he plays forward

Lazza

Eventually, yes.

redherringfc

From here on in, he may be, but I’m not convinced.

Holty01

He was until Rocky came back. Still be top 10 i would think. I have him and will keep him. Not sure if i would bring him in though. Although he would be great bye cover

TommyC99

Thoughts on Heron?

Lazza

Nuh. Little value…