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Round 14 SuperCoach Panic Room

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We’re almost there guys! Just one bye round to go. And it’s not going to get any easier for us.

This is the big one. Round 14. When we were preparing to let our teams for 2018 go into the big wide world of SuperCoach the round 14 bye looked to be the “challenging” one (read: total carnage). Adelaide, Freo, Geelong, Richmond, Saints, and Sydney will sit out this week. No Fyfe. no Danger, no Dusty, no Laird, no Heeney, and most devastating of all, no Jack Billings! He was cruelly robbed of three figures to finish on 99 this week so my folder of Jack Billings jokes better not go to waste! Move him back to forward pocket, Richo. Come on! How dare you experiment by playing one of your most talented footballers on the list in the guts.

We’ve got another week of Thursday night football and I just checked the fixture. Four more weeks of this? The Panic Room does not support Thursday night footy. To make matters worse, televised Thursday footy means no televised Sunday footy. In a cruel twist of fate, St Kilda VFL were instead televised and they didn’t bother to kick a goal for the entire match. Thank Gaz the AFL have scheduled Collingwood v Carlton for this Sunday, now I just need to make friends and do something with them (me and Patch aren’t on speaking terms, he tried to come between Nat Fyfe and myself. Homewrecker!)

Okay. I’ve rambled long enough. Patch and Lek are in the love shack, baaaaaaaby love shack this week in the podcast. Barron continues to make us other site contributors look silly with another information-laden rookie round up. I’ll hazard a guess that Titch will see the VC/C for all his owners this week, check out who else we have in Captain McCaptinface, annnnnnnnnd *drumroll* Damo has a face! Also a cheat sheet. Which is also beeeeeeeautiful.

THE NEWS

As the ancient proverb states, “the SC Gods giveth, the SC Gods taketh away” or something, I dunno, I don’t know proverbs. I’m not even sure it is a proverb? Anyway, no Macrae and no JJK will hurt a few this week, but we get back Coniglio and Dev Smith will be right to go after hurting his calf in round 12.

Thursday night footy is happening over at Optus stadium this week and you can submit your own Optus joke in the comments. Best one wins a good ol’ fashioned thumbs up from Patch. Team wise, Essendon will go in unchanged. Jarrod Brander is one and done for the Eagles and Dom Sheed has been dropped. Schofield, McInnes, and Hutchings are the ins. None of that should affect anyone. Hutchings will probably go to Zerrett, so maybe loop him if you can.

Over at Port, Tom Jonas comes straight back in at the expense of Jack Hombsch. At the Dees, good news for some because Tim Smith is in! For others, it’s bad, because Charlie Spargo has been dropped despite making the flight over. Dom Tyson is the other change while Cam Pedersen sits out.

The Hawks have replaced Kaiden Brand with James Frawley. The Suns are handing Jacob Dawson a debut (MID – 102.4k) I’m as excited as you are by this, but the Suns haven’t been so great in giving their rookies extended opportunities. 2m Peter Wright will make his season debut. Forgotten beckman Jeremy Finlayson returns for the Giants in their clash against Brissy. Dawson Simpson returns to lead the ruck duties at the expense of the injured Rory Lobb, and Stephen Coniglio returns after missing round 12. Harry Perryman and Daniel Lloyd are the others to make way. The changes for the Lions will, once again, cause no problems for you. The Dogs are taking on North Saturday night and Toby McLean’s shoulder is… okay! We knew of the injuries to Jackson Macrae, Easton Wood, and Lukas Webb already. Shane Biggs joins the trio on the sidelines and they’ve regained some backline steel in the form of Dale Morris, Marcus Adams, and recalled rookie Aaron Naughton. Josh Dunkley also returns. The magnets have been shuffled at North but none of the changes will cause any panic.

In the lone Sunday game. In news that sent shockwaves through Twitter, Daniel Wells is out injured. The names added are all on the extended bench. Most notable of the bunch is Flynn Appleby and a possible debut for Brayden Sier (MID – 123.9k). For the Blues, Sam Kerridge is a confirmed out. Of those added, Cam Polson (MID / FWD – 130.8k) has been named in the forward pocket and is on the bubble. Aaron Mullett is the other named on the field at half back.

THE HOUSE OF EVIL

Rookies continue to slowly arrive on the bubble as the bye rounds mess up the ability for them to be named for 3 straight rounds. Tim Kelly and Tom Doedee have served us well this year, but it might be time to cut the cord and let them to go.

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

-71 – Brody Mihocek*

-67 – Paul Ahern*

-45 – Sam Taylor*

-7 – Tom Murphy*

13 – Cam Polson*

On the horizon

Mason Redman (1 game so far)

Joel Smith (1 game so far)

Josh Battle (2 games so far – BYE this week)

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

186 – Toby McLean

175 – Luke Shuey

164 – Andrew Gaff

161 – Jeremy Howe

158 – Big Maxy

157 – Paddy Cripps

154 – Dayne Beams

148 – Brodie Grundy

SMOOTH KEVY’S LOCK OF THE WEEK

Plenty of buzz this week about three top midfielders coming off their bye: Clayton Oliver (my pick), Adam Treloar, and Josh Kelly. All are great choices if you’re looking to upgrade your mids. I’m looking elsewhere though. As Western Bulldogs’ season lurches from your garden variety letdown Optus level of letdown, Marcus Bontempelli is the only one left standing at the moment (albeit with a bung knee). With Macrae out for a month Bevo better not dick around and just play Bont in the guts thank you very much!

In 11% of teams and priced at 532k, five of his past six games have been between 120-145SC. If you already have Oliver I really like the Bont this week. I can’t do Treloar again after last year and Josh Kelly has only beat up Gold Coast this year.

HEY NOW, YOU’RE A DRAFTSTAR   

*shakes fist in Thursday footy general direction*

As was the case last week I’ll update this section a later tonight / tomorrow as it takes a little while for the lineup cruncher to update. I avoid all responsibilities to get this article out to you wonderful people before the bounce and I ain’t got time for dat.

Draftstars time! As always our mates over at Fantasy Insider are gosh darn brilliant and we love ‘em to pieces. Here’s the famed lineup cruncher’s ideal line up for tonights game.

My take:

Okay, straight up, this game absolutely sucks from a value standpoint. If you want to cash leftover to target some of those sweet, sweet midfield guns we’ll need to get creative…

RUCK

… And this means fading Big Maxy. By all means pay up for him if you can find the value because I can easily see him being the top scoring ruck. He averages 115 in his past 3 against Port and 120 in his solitary game at Adelaide Oval. Instead I’m going for Deadman Dixon. At the times when he shows a flickering of life, he’s not that bad. Mason Cox made the Melbourne backline his b-word (it rhymes with itch) on his way to 6 goals, 8 marks and 129DS last time out. While I’m not expecting a legally dead person to get that kind of score, there’s at least hope.

FWDS

I’m going all in on Port’s tall forwards to cause some havoc so Todd Marshall at 6.6k gets a gig. You’ve got your usual plethora of Port MID / FWD’s to throw at the wall and see what sticks here, for mine, it’s hard not to be impressed by The Chad lately. Now that I’ve talked him up Ken will chuck him back forward, you send your hate mail to Patch.

DEF

Legit not a fan of anyone here. Chasing Joel Smith’s 80 from the other week will be a popular play and one I will go with instead of trying to be cute. Tom Jonas returns to the team this week and I like his price. He’s the general in that Port backline and racks up the kicks and marks with ease.

MIDS

Ollie Wines is the lockiest of locks that’s ever locked after two great weeks of 130+. Robbie Gray loves the Dees, posting 4x 100+ scores in past 5 games against them. I’m a bit of a sucker for Jack Viney, he’s had 4 weeks back in this Melbourne side now and should be starting to get back into some match fitness. I’m not ballsy enough to go anywhere near Tom Rockliff in long form fantasy, DFS provides you an excuse to do just that. If he spuds you’ll only live with the regret of picking him for a few hours.

My lineup:

The summit, folks! It’s in our sight. Just a few more days and no more widely flicking our teams around with DPP’s trying to get 18 on the park. Best of luck.


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Sc_Wow

Good luck all

Derek

It’s so long to Sunday night

KingWinter7

With only one downgrade needed in defence for hopefully the rest of the year is it worth going early on Redman or get Taylor?
Can't wait the week on Redman

Defying_Madness

I hope you didn't pick him. Looked very sore in the last quarter and didn't come back on. Ridley might take his spot next week

DavidC

Yep, the perils of going a week early.

FearTheBeard

Lads please direct 😛

Bont & Lloyd

OR

Kelly & Westhoff?

OR

Kelly & Lloyd and cut another cow to make it happen?

Maverick_

With macrae out I like bont and Lloyd mate

FearTheBeard

Overall? Hoping to go deeper in H2H then Macraes 3-4 weeks benched 😐

Maverick_

Hmm probably still have them ahead slightly…
Kelly and bont will avg similar & Lloyd for me will out score the hoff

FearTheBeard

Ok.

Thanks Maverick.

So to make it work would you take Mihochek to save another valuable trade over Redman to have the cash to go for Bont & Lloyd?

Maverick_

agree with king winter. Redman all day over mihocek. Js looks ordinary at best

Rivo

Of course you agree with him otherwise he wont let you gobble his knob. You gays are disgusting

FearTheBeard

Ok.

So now it's figured out tell me your opinion please.

Redman, Kelly, Lloyd/Hoff

Mihochek, Bont, Lloyd/Hoff

KingWinter7

I'd take Redman over Mihocek any day
Mihocek JS very shaky

Kelly over Bont for mine

Lloyd over Hoff

FearTheBeard

Thanks KingWinter. Think I'm talking myself into it.

Maverick_

Sam Taylor’s JS from GWS??
Looking to offload murphy…
I could go redman early or mihocek but don’t like his is at all

KingWinter7

Same boat I went early on Redman

Maverick_

Ahhh was 90% on redman tonight had a few beers & lost track of time. Lucky his not on the bubble

Sc_Wow

Lol you’ll be gone soon mate, cya

Maverick_

do you know much about this sam taylor fella Wow?
i think i need a defender i thankfully didnt go early on redman..
now its either mihocek or taylor.

Clint

Degoey to average 95+ the rest of the way??? Massive POD

Cobee Bear

Big POD, hopefully he can go 95+ if Bucks keeps him in a similar role!

TigerMan

You're trolling on a SuperCoach forum… how sad hahaha

Clint

Keyboard warrior

Lazza

Nah, he’s just waiting for the grownups to let him out of his bedroom. Then he can change out of his super man pajamas into his Batman suit and go out and play, then again he’s likely to want to hide inside to play with his barbie dolls..

theRealPod

Good call. IF Bucks keeps him in the guts the Goo will pump out big scores.

Whatyasmokin

Every year its De Goeys break out and more mid time yady yada. Ive been burnt before so no thanks. But this time it could be for real, especially as he is trying to secure a nice new contract 😁

Rivo

Wingard F7/M9 or Witherden D6??

KingWinter7

What

Rivo

Scrap that. A moment of madness!
Was considering Wingard as a floating mid/fwd loop. Have gone back to a more logical trade set..

Duman, Henry & E.Phillips
To
Oliver, Mihocek & J.Smith

Maverick_

Can u find another option over mihocek? JS very shaky

Rivo

Taking the punt with him. He should make enough cash to help with the last upgrade.

Maverick_

Brayshaw -> rocky

Or

Henry -> Gunston.

Have 14 trades left so I don’t mind the injury risk of rocky if I can make quick cash & 100+ avg

SC_Kev7

I’d go Gun this week. Brayshaw has that 80 in his system. Just can’t get behind Rocky at this stage of the year

Alex

Do I get Yeo or Mcdonald in?

FearTheBeard

Both mate.

Tom's breakeven is half of Yeo's from what I can see if it helps decide.

Alex

Yeh, I think that's what I was thinking, also cos McDonald is a bit of a POD compared to Yeo

Baz

Curnow or Cripps for C or should i go Gawn into Titch?

FearTheBeard

Gawn into Titch.

BigAl_15

Yeh, Gawn to Titch

Baz

What about Titch to Cripps

Derek

Time to panic again.

JJK out I just needed 1 of either Brodie, Herron, Ridley, or Spargo to play to at least have 18.

Wasn’t able to field 18 in any week of the byes, unbelievable.

Stick VC on Yeo and see if that works

FearTheBeard

That's rough Derek.

No trades?

Derek

That was factoring in 3 trades.

Finnius

Same Derek I have 17 as well. Annoyed Ridley, Brander or Heron couldn't get up. I planned for the byes meticulously but in the end selections let me down – 16 last week and 17 this one (15 premos though).

The Ranger

They've been a mare haven't they Fin?
I planned too but somehow ended up with 15 then 14 and somehow in Rd 14 which was going to be my worst I now have 18…

Derek

I only worried about my premiums when I was bye planning. Stupidly bought in Herron and Brodie thinking they would get me through bye rounds.

My premiums were fine, Laird and Coniglio didn’t help. Last week only had 15 but still managed 1715

BockChoy

My bye planning was also meticulous, a sheer work of art, which sadly did not survive the first contact with the enemy!

All setup and trading were around even numbers (18+ players and a good spread of premo/rookies) over the 3 weeks. This was blown apart with Dusty, Laird, Coniglio, Fyfe and Ridley being out on week 1 – ended up with a score of only 1209.

Last week was OK but this week I'm now only able to field 17 (unless either Spargo or Keefe are late call ups).

At least I'm now fully upgraded with 6 trades left over.

Valens_FC

From that first bye week with Fyfe, Coniglio, Laird and Dusty missing, the tone was set for the byes….. The only lesson I take from it is that SC plans can only ever be fluid!

Managed to field exactly 18 all three weeks, but used more trades than originally planned (there's that word again). Has been a tough old season, wonder what's in store for the remainder now that we are all low on trades!

Patch

It's a bloody nightmare isn't it mate? I was due to have 20 for this week and then BAM – injuries, blokes dropped, and now I was sitting at 14 before trades. Gosh darn it.

Also stuck the VC on Yeo and I'm sure Gray will score about 250 tonight because of it.

Whatyasmokin

There will be teams that do poorly all through the byes due to the juggling act. In the end the results will be similar anyway usually averaged out, except of course player choices will be dictated by the bye period not by personal choice so therefore I see structuring around the byes to be a fallacy.

BrownlowBoy

Everyone picked Eagles yeah…?

pigjumpprusik

Not with Darling & Kennedy out

hedski

Nah picked bombers (I'm 10 behind)

Lazza

Didn’t pick, but happy ‘cos Merrett delivered and the Tigers stay on top..

JockReynolds

Go home flog

J.K

Brayshaw on his way.

Only enough coin for a $450k MID. Rocky, Viney, D Shiel, T Adams, De Goey??

BlueBaggerJosh

Cheapest option I'd go for is Sidebottom but out of them rocky.

Whatyasmokin

None trade more fattened rookies and go a real premo.

Shake_n_Bake_

Umps trying to get WC back in the game so far 25 frees to 11 and to me it’s noticeable.

Derek

so far this year, home games for WCE the free kick count has been 120 to 56.

Swans2012

Gee that's an amazing stat derek……shows the importance of a home crowds roar?!? At least I hope that's what it shows!??

Derek

They have won the free kick count at home in 60 of their last 70 games

BrownlowBoy

3 of the 4 umpires last night were from WA…

Lazza

It’s not just the frees they pay it’s the marks and frees they don’t pay. Seems Nic Nat can do whatever he wants ..

Finnius

Gaff, Yeo and Dev Smith. Good start to the week. Long way to go yet though…

Defying_Madness

Yeo, Zerret, Smith and Hurley for me.

Not sure if I should be happy with Hurley since I traded him in for Fritsch, but he had a strong last quarter at least

Swans2012

I've got the Same crew DM, can't complain and Hurley is a lock for rest of year, 85 ain't a real turd

Swans2012

Wishful thinking derek?

DANGER1VDUSTY2

Is T.Duman (BE 19) worth keeping?
Will he get anymore games anytime soon?

DavidC

He should get another game soon. He was going to play a couple of weeks ago but injured himself and was a late out.

SC_Sixty6

The players in your screen name are bigger duds than you are mate. every week you pollute the place with your idiotic questions, nobody wants you here flog go awawy

Sc_Wow

^ this guy serious? You’re sad mate

James

Hey guys, was originally thinking upgrade Nank to Stef Martin but thinking I need to get in TMac especially with that swing with Sicily so…

Nank -> Martin
or
Holman -> TMac?

Cheers!

SC_Kev7

Nank to Martin would help with another scoring player this week if you’re not fielding 18. If that’s not needed, Holman to TMac

James

Thanks Kev, have 19 on field as is so will bring in TMac, already passed over him a few times this season but that DPP will be handy.

SC_Sixty6

Give up James or go to a learners website. This site is for experienced supercoaches with top 500 rankings by the look of your post you're ranked in the bottom 5,000 so f#ck off useless your comments have no value to us

James

Cheers Geoff

Eat My Shirts

T-Mac BE (48)
Wait to trade Nank BE of 128 (will lose a bit of $) to B.Grundy instead (soon under 600k) of Martin.

James

Cheers mate, didn't know Grundy's BE has gotten so high, already a bit of a luxury trade may as well make it extra luxury later on.

Swans2012

Just realised that with shuey's crap score last night I should be able to DOWNGRADE Holman to him next week, welcome cheap m9

SC_Sixty6

Brilliant move swans. No wonder your ranking is crap and mine is supreme. reason: You're a flog and I'm a supercoach god

BrownlowBoy

Any news on Mason Redman's injury?

Cobee Bear

Probably won't know too much until official injury lists are updated on Tuesday. AFL sometime run an injury updates article on Monday as well.

Corey

Upgrading Brayshaw to Rocky this week
I only have 154K with 12 Trades left this gives me 17 this week
Good Move?
Or is there another idea I’m Missing?

Lekdog

I love this article and I love you Kev

SC_Kev7

ily Lek ❤️

DanMil9

Hey guys need your help!

westhoff ot gunston

thanks

Cobee Bear

Westhoff. Similar scoring output with added bonus of DPP.

BockChoy

As it turns out, I went with both.

I had brought Walters in earlier on but when it came time last week to look for a bye player to switch to one off they bye, it made the most sense to move Walters into Gunston (as Walters effectively had a 2 week bye).

Cobee Bear

Alas I brought in Caddy over Westhoff two weeks ago. Rookie error.

Patch

Actually rate Gunston more here with the Hawks' run home #controversial

Valens_FC

Agree with that. Dream run home.

Soothsayer

Hope so I have brought in Tmac and Gunston to set up the back half of the season. Hope the hawks don’t repeat losing to a cellar dweller like Brisbane.

theRealPod

Who did you go with Dan?

DanMil9

Ended up going with westhoff, so far so good westhoff got a handy 106 and gunston only 74

theRealPod

Good choice mate.

Cobee Bear

Good job!

SC_Sixty6

Unlucky for the people that went early on Redman!

Cobee Bear

And those hoping to trade him in to make final upgrades!

BrownlowBoy

Will only sit on my bench anyway so not fussed. Will be back in the team as soon as he's right.

TBone_9

How bad was the injury? Honestly really like the look of the kid

BrownlowBoy

Seemed to get his ankle caught under him in a tackle. Dons have a 10 day break which will help.

SamuraiPizzaCat

He was shown on crutches after the game

Doc_1

Have burnt far too many trades but reached full premium this week.
Is Taranto sufficient F7/M9 cover?

Swans2012

Of course, ideal candidate

AuroraBorealis?!

How many trades do you have left Doc? I've only got 7 with 2 more spots to upgrade, looks like im in trouble.

KSinny

Same as u Aurora, could have only had 1 more rookie to go but went Nank to Grundy instead of brayshaw to Treloar. Hope it pays off.

Simo036

Yep

Doc_1

Will be down to 3.
Have been decimated by LTI this year.

Only “luxury” trades (which I considered correctives at the time) were Billings and Hibberd out.

I’m gone for rank but still a chance in my cash league.
Figure if I get more injuries it’s just been the year from hell and I was never going to win anyway, or if I’ve already used up all my injuries 3 will scrape me through. Have decent swing cover on all lines except ruck.

Alby

stuffed up and put vc on D Smith should i take his score if not who should i put my c on Gawn or Mitchell

Mystic_Mac

Both are pretty safe options Alby. I'm going with Titch.

flagpies

How sad can someone be to post acting as another member on a Friday afternoon

Alby

so who are you referring too

flagpies

Sc_Wow

Lazza

The black version..

jjj

Trying to decide between Josh Kelly, Treloar and Lachie Neale as macrae replacement.

Seems to be splitting hairs. Treloar may just be the most consistent, Neale goes really big and Kelly may avg more but has more question marks and no decent ruckman.

Thoughts?

playing for league and probably losing this week so the extra game with neale on th ebye doesn't bother me too much

jjj

Feel free to actually assist rather than throw out a completely unprovoked "insult". Who would you suggest then?

James

Ignore him mate he's getting his Friday kicks off some shit trolling.

Don't think you can go wrong with any of them, I think it depends a bit on your position. Treloar has the highest selection % but as you say may be the most consistent if you need to maintain position. I personally think Kelly could have a bigger run in but it's a bigger risk just coming back and with gws potentially struggling a bit. And Neale I think is a bit under the radar as a good pick

Flip a 3 faced coin?

Cobee Bear

I think your splitting hairs as you stated. Maybe just pick whoever has the most favourable run home

ToneStar

I'm in the same position for my last M8 position and I’m going with a Neale.
6 games home left including 3 during the finals. Nice POD.

jjj

Yeah he was who I was leaning towards. Runs home are pretty similar, final game is at optus freo pies. May have to find the three headed coin

Derek

i posted this before, worth it again.

Neale average is 92 when Walters plays and 118 when walters doesnt

jjj

This is why I needed to post, had this thought, forgot to look it up. May have just changed my mind

Cobee Bear

Treloar (Collingwood) have a pretty tough run home including Port, Geel, Sydney, and North Melb which means close games which = greater opportunity to score more supercoach points

Derek

i think when Walters plays, Neale become just a pure inside Midfielder. Walters is the link man. Balentyne plays as the small forward.

even in the game when walters got injured, Neales scoring increase the moment walters couldn't run.

Sc_Wow

Neale went 110 vs crows with a full game of Walters. Just had a slow start to the season

TheGreatBozza

13 trades left (2 for this round)…any tips:

B – Yeo, Simpson, Sicily, Howe, Richards, Laird (Savage, Austin)
M – Mitchell, J.Kelly, Cripps, Cogs, Pendles, Holman, Higgins, Fyfe (Danger, Dusty, Giro)
R – Grundy, Gawn (Hayes)
F – Gray, McLean, Smith, ZGL, Ryan, T.Smith (Ronke, Walters)

First trade is Higgins to Ahern, giving me a $280K war chest.

Second trade I'm tossing up between:
Holman > Treloar (giving my 9 premo MIDS)
Austin > Crisp
Ronke > McDonald / Crisp

Ideally next week I'll look to bring in Heenry

Derek

you don't really want 9 premium mids. waste on the bench. look at filling the forward line first and then pick up a decent forward or defence bench who you can loophole with. ie billings who has a lot of friday games.

Lazza

Have to agree with Derek, Buzza … having extra premos is an end game, but right now you would be better off closing out your FWD line. I’m assuming your DEF is complete with Savage as one of your premos. You’ve done well getting to this stage using only 17 trades. Gives you the option to upgrade Pendles and Savage later.

Cobee Bear

Nice team/trade use for the season. Agree with the below comments: strengthen your FWD line

TheGreatBozza

Thanks fellas. More than likely look at a FWD or DEF premo. I’m a pies fan so I’m biased towards Crisp. I definitely want to wait on Heeney and even Buddy so I think DEF is the to this week

Cobee Bear

I traded in crisp purely on his 5 round avg., and haven't seen him play. What's his game style?

Derek

If you do that you will need a swingset with your defence. Either def/fwd or Def/Mid.

Higgins to Ahern opens up Mid/Fwd. I’d be looking at a premium forward option

I have both, O’Connor/JSmith with McGrath at D7 and Ahern/Heeney with Billing at F7

Anth

I'm going to post my thought process below… someone let me know if I'm crazy….
————————-

I have 8 trades left and I need one more defender to become full premium (not including luxury upgrades), which I want to be Jake Lloyd next week. (555k)

The 3 rookies I have in the backline to trade up are S.Taylor (117k), J.Heron (131k) and J.Ridley (162k). This means I need 393k to bridge the difference between Ridley and Lloyd.

I currently have 192k in my bank.. and only two rookies in my team that are over 200k (Spargo, E.Phillips).

My plan this week:
– Trade Spargo to a random rookie, which I'm thinking to be C. Ballenden (117k) only because he has fwd/def swing.
– This leaves me with $314,000 in the cap and needing 79k to get to Lloyd.

Next week:
– Trade one of Phillips/Giro/T.Smith down to a rookie and get the extra 79k.
– Trade Ridley to Lloyd.

This would leave me full premo with 6 trades to go.

Crazy?

Anth

Correction…

This would leave me full premo with 5 trades to go.

KSinny

Looks fine to me

Patch

Not at all – this is time of year where we do that to get the final $$$, either that or we scrimp and save with budget options.

Derek

Do you have Sicily? If so, is he fwd or defence? Or TMac

Daniel

Who is the best option for me to vc tonight out of rockliff/wingard/gray/oliver and gawn?

Cobee Bear

Gawn likes big games and will be keen to prove himself against Ryder, particularly after Grundy took QB honours. Players like Gray are often the difference in close games, so he is a pretty solid option as well in my opinion.

Simo036

Gawn or Gray

Richie Porte

T Mac or Crisp for Doedee
Grundy this week or next via Nank

Cobee Bear

T Mac and Grundy

Simo036

T Mac

jjj

T Mac has played one top 8 side. I know he scored well in that game but I am not convinced, tougher run home.

dontblushbaby

Thoughts on Gaff next week ? should drop to approx 520k

Cobee Bear

Does anyone see McLean recapturing his form, or will he fade?

Patch

He was injured last week which resulted in the lower score. I don't see why he doesn't, especially with more of a shot at midfield time with Macrae out

BadgerHoney7

is webster going to miss any games, need confirmation

Cobee Bear
TommyC99

St Kilda have said the they are confident both Webster and rice will be avaialble for selection next week

Patch

I'm praying so! At this stage if they're saying that, he's unlikely to miss more than one. You'd hope. I dunno this year, but I wouldn't be trading Webster.

BadgerHoney7

didn't have wifi for wednesday and thursday so I just kept my trades, now I've realised I can't reverse so hes out of my side, bit of stinger.

KSinny

Who should I VC tonight? Gray, Oliver or Gawn?

Cobee Bear

All are match winners in a game like this. So it's a dilemma…

Valens_FC

Probably go Robbie at home. Probably the higher ceiling if he kicks a bag.

Maverick_

Ed Phillips getting back into the saints 22 again??
He or brayshaw has to go for my last premo mid..

prizza

He will be back mate i can guarantee it, i think the hierarchy can see the talent in the family.

prizza

Phillips imo

Maverick_

So hold Phillips prizz?

Joe T

Good luck to everyone in the final bye week, thank god it's over!

Tossing up on whether I trade Holman or Parker for Oliver. If i trade Holman it "completes" my midfield and means Parker's a luxury trade later on.

If I trade Parker then it gives me an extra on field this round and means upgrading Holman in a week or two.

Parker's currently ranked 22nd by average for MIDS only

Deckcrow

Yeah Joe had the same dilemma and I pulled the trigger and your last line was what decided it. Cant see him moving into top ten but he is going to shit me by getting a few big ones on the way in

Russty_

Yeah Joe, I don't like byes very much…went up 1200 spots one week and down 1200 spots the second week..so I'm still where I was 2 weeks ago lol.

Joe T

Haha funnily enough I haven't managed to field 18 in any week so I feel your pain Russty

Ditched Parker in the end, Oliver had a good night so thats the first part of that trade going well

Ja191

josh battle the best forward rookie this week? (already have ahern)

Defying_Madness

Hinkley said Wingard will play in the centre again. Great news!

Mystic_Mac

So this is how it’s going to be hay Robbie..

Russty_

I see some people trading him out next week if he doesn't lift and get something respectable, 1600 or so traded out Laird last week.

Cobee Bear

Well for better or worse I'm committed to him now. Knew there was a risk trading him in.

Mystic_Mac

That’s a scary stat Russty! And people wonder where their trades go. Agreed Cobee, I’ll be holding unless injured.

Cobee Bear

Always a fun ride this supercoach thing Russty. Goals will be at a premium this 4th Quarter!

Finnius

Brought him in this week. Was very nervous as well but saw his mid minutes last week… it is going to be a rollercoaster to end the year.

Cobee Bear

Robbie Gray from the clouds! Why did I doubt you.

Marty

Great comeback score imo. MOst players would finish on 40 or 50 after his start.

Mystic_Mac

Ill take a 91 after that start!

Lazza

91 after 2 spud quarters… finally broke the tag … he’s a keeper…

Cobee Bear

I didn't even notice him in that last quarter tbh, but I'm certainly not complaining

Russty_

Jeez this joint's really jumping tonight!…Robbie Gray and Joel smith are really tearing it up lol…and I have both of them, not to mention Hogan..haha, gotta love the bye rounds.

Holty01

Good old Robbie came home strong in the 2nd half. Yeah these byes havent been much fun mate.

BlueBaggerJosh

Boak, T-Mac, Gawn, Oliver, Wingard, T smith. Looking to be a decent Friday night scoring wise

Defying_Madness

Loving it so far. I have Wingard, T Smith, Clary, Gawn and am very happy touch wood

Defying_Madness

Hard to keep faith in CD when every second I take my eye off the scores Wingard loses a point for nothing…

Joe T

Stop your whingeing b!tch. Just admit that you are not good at this game

Defying_Madness

Get off the site you useless troll

Help me

Not to mention gray had a massive last quarter supercoach sisr but deserved f all, CD love him

Joe T

Wow the Joe T above is definitely not me

SC_Sixty6

I follow my idol Russty on rockliff and I broke him. Job done!!! *dusts hands off*

No worries community. 😂 Now my boy Wow can continue up the ranks.

Russty_

Haha why would you follow me 66?…I'm astounded actually, that you brought him in, you seemed to be dead set against him a few weeks ago.
I ain't no Supercoach expert..never claimed to be, don't worry about Rocky, he''ll bounce back I reckon..and if not, will make a good M9.
Could even deliver one of those Grand Final winning scores for us like Buddy did last year with his 170. 🙂

smart as s

rocky was a dead horse from the get go. You can keep telling yourself he is a good pick, thats the difference between an elite coach and a hopeful/deluded one. Surely my 8 superpremo will outscore teams with rocky. He can ton up in 5 or 6 straight games and some here will be loud drum beaters, but that 50s or 60s he will drop soon after is a killer for that mighty midfield position.

Sc_Wow

Thanks fellas

Help me

Spent pretty much the whole last quarter on the bench, concussion test I think, will bounce back

Wedge

Yeah only 59% TOG. Good score considering

zerowins

Think you just caved due to all the talk of how much of a bargain he is and arent man enough to admit it. Dont think rockliff looks at your side and says "now ill throw an ordinary score out". But good job on helping "your boy"

TBone_9

Bloody disgraceful umpiring. These Port thugs getting away with everything. Absolutely shocking brand of footy

Lekdog

Embarrassing umpiring

Lazza

Was there 4 umps tonight? Seems it only multiplies their errors…

nickgonzalez771

140 with Gawn as VC. Surely I've got to take that, right? Titch looked tasty as C but I'm only fielded 16 as it is.

Lazza

Lock it away nick

Lekdog

Take it

JEL

Let me think about it…………

Ok I'll take it.

Russty_

140's alright Nick…wouldn't want to gamble after that score.

prizza

Also the kid tagger from goldie goes alright, take the 125 and then the bonus 15

theRealPod

140 is for the faint hearted. I'm rolling the dice going Titch. Who's with me? 😎

hedski

VC on Titch for me.

theRealPod

Hoping he breaks his possession record today, add a couple of goals to that too. GL mate.

hedski

Not the best start mate, did you roll the dice or take Gawn?

theRealPod

Yeah took a chance on him, started slow but now he's gettin on his bike. Shoulda gone Sicily.

hedski

Thinking the same, will wait and see what Titch scores, might punt on Treloar/Cripps.

theRealPod

J Kelly would of been a nice choice for C. I don't think you can go wrong with either of those two, I have Treloar so hoping he goes massive.

Connor

MELBOURNE GO GET STUFFED! 4TH QUARTER UMPS GO GET STUFFED!!!!!! COMPLETELY SUCKED IN BY THE CROWD AND DEES I'M COMPLETELY SICK OF DROPPING TOUGH GAMES

neil demons delight

Outplayed by a better team end of story however they still make the finals The dees still need another quality mid like Sloan or Gaff and don't be surprised if the don't get both cheers NDD

Connor

Yeah I know Neil, just fed up – been a long 12 years as you know

prizza

Downhill skiers

theRealPod

The Dees will make the finals but aren't top 4 team. No surprise to see them go close but not finish them when the heat was on. They had there easy games before Pies and Power.

The finals are a different kettle of fish, whoever hits form and is relatively injury free will go close or win it.

Lekdog

RoCkLiFf Is BaD

Mystic_Mac

1 like = 1 prayer

Russty_

It's just bants mate… nothing sinister here.