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SuperCoach Panic Room: Round 2

Published by Kev on

It has taken exactly one weekend of football for the AFL Gods and the SuperCoach Gods to team up and remind us all that they are vengeful bastards who care not for months of carefully planned research and analysis. On top of 90% of our “sure thing” premo’s shitting the bed, they rub salt into the wound by having a bunch of questionable midpricers we’ve been trained to ignore go absolutely bananas.

There’s a huge temptation to trade this week, I get it, but as Lek and Damo told us approximately 784 times in podcast – please don’t. 30 trades seems a lot but you’ll be kicking yourself later in the year when you really do need those trades.

Let’s just forget it, community. It’s only round 1, round 2 is a reset.

The #CoxCurse has also reared its ugly head and I’m convinced it’s a thing because Patch keeps saying it’s a thing. You know, like Beetlejuice or Slenderman or Carlton having a successful 5-year plan. So I’m going to do a thing and harness the power of this beautiful community. Before you go to bed tonight and flick through your collection of Nat Fyfe photos (just me?) I want you to look square in the bathroom mirror and say the following three times:

“Shut up, Patch.” 

We’ll know next week if it has worked!

There has been a bunch of beautiful ~ content ~ on the site this week. We’ve got podcasts and rookie roundups and cheat sheets and captain picks. I love the boys, they are all good lads but that pales it all pales in comparison to the God, the messiah if you will, rejoining the Twitterverse and dropping some hot statistical analysis. We love you, Peter J Higginbotham! The mic is always on for you if you want to swing by the Bungalow.

Magnifique!

Best wishes and hopes for a speedy recovery ahead for Alex Rance, Tom Doedee, Tim Mohr, and Ed Vickers-Willis after doing their ACL’s on the weekend.

The News

Ugh. More Thursday night football. While it’s starting to grow on me (mainly because I don’t have to drag my ass out of bed Friday morning) it makes writing the Panic Room a pain in proverbial butt. I’ll do the same as last week and drop team news for tonight, as well as any confirmed selection news for the weekend. I’ll update this section fully on Friday morning.

For tonight… Levi Greenwood is in for Callum Brown in the Pies only change. Levi will be sticking to Dusty like glue tonight so if you can loophole Dusty seriously consider doing so. The Tigers have swung three changes, losing Rance (knee) and Houli (hamstring) to injury and omitting Noah Balta. Markov, Brandon Ellis, and Jason Castagna are the ins.  

Elsewhere, both the Swans and the Crows have made two changed that have little SuperCoach ramifications. Among the ins is Colin O’Riordan, a 250k defender. Essendon have resisted swinging the axe, bringing in Darcy Parish for Ridley. Ruck musical chairs has begun already at the Saints, Rowan Marshall taking over from Pierce. Darragh Joyce is one and done. Port Adelaide have named an unchanged lineup for their game against the Blues, who have lost David Cuningham to injury. West Coast will welcome back JJK and are handing a club debut to former Pie Josh Smith. A 244k FWD, there were massive wraps on this guy over the preseason. Still no Josh Kelly at GWS, Toby Greene has the dreaded general soreness and Harry Perryman will miss with a punctured lung. Melbourne are giving a debut to 102k DEF/MID Jay Lockhart. Steven May and Kade Kolo(something, something)nij will make their club debuts.

On Sunday, there’s potential debuts for Tarryn Thomas (MID / 175.8k), Connor Ballenden (FWD / 123.9k), and Noah Answerth (DEF/MID / 117.3k). Archie Smith has been named on an extended bench. At the Hawks, Tom Scully has been resurrected after being legally declared dead in last years trade period. Dylan Moore (FWD / 123k) is a chance to debut. The Dogs have added four names without any outs as yet. Freo get another training run to end the round. They’ve lost Ballantyne to injury. Among 5 ins is Damo’s favourite player in the world. Brandon Matera. Jesse Hogan will make his club debut. Ben King (FWD / 184.8k) is a chance to debut at the Suns. Sam Collins is right to go after suffering concussion last week. Ben Ainsworth (knee) is the only confirmed out so far.

Smooth Kevy’s Lock of the Week

Remember how I said I put the mozz on players that I highlight in this section? Well, yeah. Danger put up 97SC on Friday night. While not awful considering the round we had, it’s not what you want from a bloke that set you back 660k.

As I said in the intro, we’ve got another week before things get serious and we look at trading. That said, keep an eye on Willem Drew, Bailey Scott, and Charlie Constable this week. If they can repeat their round 1 heroics they become non-negotiable must haves next week because of the cash they will generate. Matt Parker’s 87 may be an anomaly considering his role, but if he does back it up he’s another to get into your side.

Hey Now, You’re a Draftstar

Last week: 7/9 picks between 81-115 but ultimately got boned by a 29 from Balta and a 32 from Broad. Didn’t cash.

I’ll again look at Thursday night footy between Richmond and Collingwood tonight. Richmond got reamed in the prelim final last year and will want to make amends, but will find things tough without Alex Rance.

RUC

Nank (13.7k) was brilliant last week and will need another big game tonight. If he can get forward again and kick a few a consecutive 100+ score is on the cards. I’ll never talk you off Brodie Grundy (17k), but his price is prohibitive without throwing a few hail mary’s on this slate. He does average a massive 132 from 3 games against the Tigers last year though. Mason Cox (also a FWD / 9.7k) is also an option with the Rance-less Richmond backline. On paper, I don’t see a matchup for Cox tonight but I’m hopeless at picking a huge Cox game.  

DEF

Targeting running defenders against Richmond worked last week so I’m heading back to the well with that strategy. Jeremy Howe (10.5k) had 8 rebound 50’s last week. Darcy Moore (7.5k) had 7 and is a great way to get value on this slate. He does spoil a lot rather than taking the mark which you don’t get points for in Draftstars. Always target guys who kick rather than handball in Draftstars, James Aish (also a MID / 9.8k) under 10k is a good bet. If you can fit in Jack Crisp (12.1k) he is also a fantastic option. Oleg Markov (5.9k) is far too cheap if he steps into Bachar Houli’s role. Jayden Short (11.2k) averaged 12 more points than his season average last year in games that Houli missed. 

FWD

Both sides are pretty stingy against forwards so I’m happy to be cheap. Jaidyn Stephenson and Jamie Elliot are both 9.2k. Jamie looked sharp last week but his score will be goal dependant. The mosquito fleet is back for Tigers. Castagna, Butler, and Rioli up forward should see extra midfield minutes for Jack Higgins (9.7k). Dan Butler (8.4k) has an okay record against the Pies for his price but is another who won’t see a lot of the ball. If you do want to go against the field, Kane Lambert (13.1k) bagged 112DS last week with plenty of midfield time. He won’t see many owners with the other premiums available.

MID

Richmond don’t tag and the Pies have a lot of very good midfielders who are good at football. They are all in play really but I particularly like Sidebum (14.8k), Pendles (13.k) and Tom Phillips (12.6k). I mentioned Jack Graham (9.7k) last week as being a nice pivot off the cheaper Carlton mids but it should have been the other way round. His price has only risen $200 after his 106 last week and he found plenty of the footy to go along with his love of tackling. I’ll be trying to fit my boy Trent Cotchin (11.4k) in, he is severely underpriced after his role last week looked to be more of a traditional onballer.


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ZzZCalintZzZ

Saw a Crow kill a Magpie this arvo in the car park of my local shopping centre.

redherringfc

Supporters, or actual birds?

Jess

Bloody balta. Cant even loophole the stain

kinglear009

Putting the "NO" into 'Noah" – Balta's been dropped.

Considering that, if anything, Rance's injury should've increased his security, you'd have to think he's lost some favour with Hardwick following his lamentable Rd 1 debut.

hedski

Hore, Darraaagggh and Ridley out.
Could be more carnage on Sunday too, although Collins named on field.

Paul

With Ridley and hire out this means burgess has to be on field. Can I trade now?!

SC_Kev7

Oh yeah! Go wild

Lekdog

Live stream, let's talk #supercoach teams here: https://www.twitch.tv/lekdoggames

GreendaleFC

Bloody Essendon taking Ridley out, was far from their worst player on the weekend. Very tempted to trade either Ridley or Hore out. Don't want to get an injury during the week and find out I need three trades.

Defying_Madness

Hore, Greene and Balta out is rough for me. Guess I am still holding for now

LtDraught

Well team selections didnt do me well

All of Greene, Ridley, Hore, Joyce OUT, leaves a donut in my backline already

Any tips? Im thinking Ridley > Darcy Moore just to avoid the donut, and holding firm for the rest. That way i can swing Moore and Burgess if i need in the future, and use a couple trades next week if no one manages to slip back into their side.
Other option would be Ridley/Hore/Joyce > Wilkie (just to avoid the donut)
OR cop a zero and save trades.

Community, I would love some advice

hedski

If you have to trade to avoid a jam filled bastard Moore would have the best js to stop the same thing happening next round.

Cpt Pugwash

If playing league – hold for one week. Going for overall – pull the trigger.

LtDraught

Cheers Hedski and Pugwash, have plugged Moore in so lets hope he has a good one

hedski

Worked out ok for you Lt

Big M

wish I saw this suggestion for Darcy Moore last night – good move

_Kyle

How about the hawks naming scully. Wasnt due to be back till some time mid year yet here he is round 2. I only hope they havnt rushed him back too soon as they took the very conservative approach with silk and omeara in their first years with the club and managed them well. If he is already back and firing then the hawks may have worked a little magic. Hoping to see skully in the mighty brown and gold for many years to come.

Derek

wait until they name Titch in round 19, ready for a run at the finals. 😉

TRIGGA_HAPPY

Yeah really amazing.

Some reports had him not playing this year likening it to a car crash injury.

Rd 2! Kudos hawks and the medical staff u have done a it again..

Dip the hat to the recruiters as well. If back rd 2 call the cops. What a heist. What a robbery.

TRIGGA_HAPPY

27 ticks
Pretty HAPPY

hedski

28 ticks and not happy about having to field one of Collins or Burgess, tough decision.

TRIGGA_HAPPY

Lucky i dont have either of them 😝

With hore out provides an opportunity to loop Duursma and scrimshaw.

hedski

Nice

Holty01

👍

_Kyle

Im happy. No donuts and have rookies to loop in all 3 possies with balta and hore being dropped so in a way its worked out better for me

Derek

scrimshaw still needs to get named

hedski

Named on field so he should be pretty safe, Cousins could be a surprise out, named late on extended bench?

Derek

its ok, he is on the field

DavidC

Can't loop with Balta as he has the Thursday night game. Can next week.

Derek

Remember there is NO reversing Trades after 7.20 tonight.

Not like last week where we had unlimited trades.

Early Thursday games, there is always someone who forgets.

TRIGGA_HAPPY

Thanks Kev.

Rolling with sidey, meatball, cotch and snags in the guts in draftstars tonight.

Got a few bucks back last week. Hopefully history will repeat tonight.

SC_Kev7

I like this lineup tonight, Trig. Watch it fail terribly…

TRIGGA_HAPPY

Ugggh

Meatball, snags not up to it tonight

Always next week ….

TommyC99

Grundy or Cripps?

TommyC99

Field Parker or scrimshaw? Using Moore and burgess swing

leedy

don't have either but I'd go Parker

KSinny

Any reason to VC Grundy over Cripps?

Derek

i am. Throw the VC on Grundy. i thought he played really good last week. Just gave away 5 frees and couldn't kick straight.

_Kyle

Likewise. He was the highest scoring player in the game last year and didnt play bad last week. Like derek said just gave away frees and couldnt kick. Im going grundy VC into cripps C in any case.

Derek

He didn’t get to my 139 VC cut off.

hedski

Surely you'll take 135 odd Derek?

Russty_

137 now, Take it Derek or you could regret it bud.

TommyC99

I changed it from cripps to Grundy 5min before the bounce. Am not complaining. Welcome bines!

Daniel

Balta and Greene out for me in the forward line, is it worth going Greene to Moore this week or hold and make that move next week?

Maverick_

hold daniel have another week to assess unless you think you need both trades next for other corrections like rookies.

Daniel

Cheers Maverick, brought in Moore for Greene last night as I need to bring in constable next week for one of my mid rookies (either Walsh or gibbons) plus I need to offload balta too for a forward rookie on the bubble

Maverick_

Good move Daniel. Always got to be thinking a week ahead with trades hey especially with price changes coming next week don’t want to miss a rookie on the bubble. Personally I Wouldn’t trade Walsh to a rookie like constable with shakey JS walsh looked very solid the scores and cash will come mate.

ThatsGoldJerry

People keep saying Collins is out…but he is named at fullback ?

KSinny

Yeh idk what's they're on about

Lazza

He was reported to have concussion and unlikely to play…. they don’t play till Sunday, so probably reckon he will be ok by then. I’m making sure I have coverage for a late out..just in case

Russty_

I've got Collins on with Burgess backing up ugh…not looking forward to either of their scores.

hedski

Same Russ, no trades this week, probably the first time in 3-4 years I haven't had to trade round 1.

Russty_

Hoping Collins plays and does something similar to his 93 JLT game Hed….he's better than what he dished up last week.
Had a 12 game run at Freo where he averaged 72. I'd take 72.

hedski

Thinking the same mate

Defying_Madness

Grundy lol

ZzZCalintZzZ

I'm worried now
Might get a Big Mac with double Sinclair
Huge cash gen lol

TOPHAWK1

WTF is going on with Grundy. He is seriously stinking things up. If this continues, I might have to do the unthinkable in the quest to preserve capital. FML

ZzZCalintZzZ

Man I'm seriously considering generating 320k with two trades next week
Grundy Gawn out.
Big Mac Sinclair in.

Russty_

Don't do it Calint Eastwood 🙂

TOPHAWK1

He must have heard my spray. Slowly working into the game. Get moving mate!

ZzZCalintZzZ

at his price he should be 60 minimum half time every game. Hope he has a good 2nd and 3rd those two quarters are the golden ones in SC

Lazza

He’s on 50 now courtesy of a few frees, … but the Pies high possession game is devaluing their scoring .. e.g. Beams has gone backwards since quarter time but had 5 more possessions and a couple of tackles..

_Kyle

My supercoach VC and my personal sanity says cheers mate for giving him the spray. Woke him up

Russty_

None of this silly bastard talk again, he's a gun and that's why you chose his just stepped out of a salon long flowing black maine…lol

Patch

"Shut up, Patch"

"The Cox Curse isn't rule"

Grundy's on EIGHT POINTS at quarter time. EIGHT. Motherflipping Dean Cox is out to get you, Kev, and everyone you've ever cared about.

Lekdog

This didn't age well

KSinny

Hahahahaha

Russty_

Hehe…early calls and all that!

Patch

Your honour, I'd like to plead that I was invoking Murphy's Law.

ZzZCalintZzZ

Ok…. going to have a laugh for the Nank owners now just cause….
We Grundy owners got flack last week 😂

TOPHAWK1

Maybe the Nank deserves the spray. 2 SC midway through the 2nd? If I owned him, Id be about to start spitting chips about now.

ZzZCalintZzZ

he still on 2 wtf

Jack

Dusty is cooked. Still hasn't laid a tackle this season

BT2019

I have an itchy trigger finger and Dusty is in my sights…

Holty01

I hate to think this but this new 6-6-6 rule could be about to remove the ruck importance from the competition. Only 30 stoppages and 23 hit outs in total for the first half. They were down last week from last year but 30 in a half is ridiculous.

Russty_

Grundy's back Holty could go 130 +, reassuring for his owners.

Holty01

It is thankfully. I had no doubt he is still one of the best but the lack of stoppages still worries me a bit.

Derek

1041 sc points for Collingwood and 652 sc points for Richmond at half time

I knew Richmond players for SC was bad, but that is crazy

_Kyle

Collingwood just totally dominating everything but the scoreboard atm

JohnDJ59

I don't have any players from either team.

Derek

Pies ended up with almost 2050

Haven’t seen that team score in a long time

_Kyle

Pies had 13 players score higher than the top scoring tiger. Crazy

The Ranger

Hmmm… Balta and Hore out this week, Collins looking ordinary…was thinking of going Atkins to Constable as a correction next week but already that's looking difficult to achieve.
Could go early on the Atkins – Constable this week to give me two correctives next week?
Atkins will ton up if I do won't he?

Maverick_

only on 60 at 3QT. bucks needs to release him through the guts in the last

Russty_

Yeah I wish Mav, I thought he'd be more points with 4 goals and the contested marks , anyways hopefully he snags a few more in the last.

JEL

Haven't got him, but watching the game on TV he seemed more involved than what his SC score suggests.

Russty_

Nah mate still got him, Grundy's doing ok now ay? Crazy hearing how many traded him out lol

TOPHAWK1

Grundy has saved his bacon tonight. Still in the TH side tonight mate. Jack Crisp and Darcy Moore excellent again tonight.

Russty_

Nice one Hawk, gotta ride out the early anomalies…players are still rusty, I don't have Grundy but wish I did, I've started with Gawn and Goldy.

Derek

Moore did good.

59 at half time and faded a bit in second half. But he is looking like he might be one of my last upgrades

Mystic_Mac

Can’t believe people traded Grundy out 🤦🏻‍♂️

TRIGGA_HAPPY

Damn wish I hadnt traded Grundy.

Oh wait I didnt. 😜

One of the 7.

PremiershipEagles

Anybody who isn't a Pies supporter could see that the umps are interpreting the rules depending on the jumper colour. Obviously the AFL want the pies in the finals more than they want the tigers in the finals. That's the weakness for Victorian teams if the AFL don't want you to win you wont win. At least with interstate games the umps put their personal safety first.
Nah sidebottom hasn't thrown the ball 4 times without getting pinged, nah pendle didn't take twice as long as prestia to get rid of the ball without getting pinged, nah degoey didn't put both hands on the shoulders of his opponent to launch for the mark it was all just an optical illusion.

Russty_

Damn those AFL guys, they're worse than Hitler, The X-Files smoking man,and his conspiracy creating mates… yes Collingwood probably paid off the Umpires association, with Crack and free Tattoos, so they could win the game.
In fact every game is probably rigged for a pre-determined result, it's just that no one but you has been smart enough to figure that out yet.

Colin

Thats a bit rough coming from a WCE supporter. People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. Oh wait, west coast believe their own cow manure!

Hawk131415

Gold, absolute gold,,,,

Noirlust

As much of a dick as he sounds, he isn't wrong.

There where quite a few times when Richmond should have had free kicks in there fwd 50.

Felt the same with the Geelong game too, they picked up more frees than they should have.

Both winning teams deserved to win, can definitely see the interpretations vary from team to team and also match to match. So much variance across all the games over the weekend.

Russty_

Umps aren't perfect and don't see every little thing that happens, trying to turn it into some kind of conspiracy theory by the AFL is just ludicrous.
I'd rather see a mark paid like De Goey's than the Ump say, oh no you broke the rules, "no mark"…every time, how boring that would be.
Someone like that doesn't enjoy Footy, they just spend the whole game analysing it, and looking for faults in the Umpiring…how un-enjoyable that must be.

ZzZCalintZzZ

Cannot believe the Richmond sc scores
Just 1 player barely over 80pts halfway into the last.

Russty_

It's unreal isn't it?….glad I didn't go with Dusty now, Tigers will be copping an almighty spray this week.

ZzZCalintZzZ

Think Dusty needs to become Sloane for me.
Just no where near good enough

Russty_

Might be a good call Dave.. I know he was tagged by Greenwood but maybe his mental health thing is still an issue for him.

ZzZCalintZzZ

yeah and Sloane 40k cheaper and still is one of the best two way midfield gut runners in the comp

Russty_

Reckon if Brad and Matt stay on the park too Dave, other coaches might not bother tagging Sloane. All 3 are equally damaging players.

JEL

Apart from a couple of years I haven't been a fan.
Some worrying signs even last week. He stuck out the "Don't argue" and still got tackled.
Still does good things for the team, but I'm not convinced for SC.

ZzZCalintZzZ

Yup he's gone before price changes

Sam_01

Rocky could be an option and bank the cash he will destroy the blues this week, unlucky you couldn’t jump on him earlier

Russty_

The look in his eyes from what I can see says, he doesn't care that much anymore.

TommyC99

Don’t ya think ya might be going a tad early? He did Ton up last week albeit easiest ton I’ve ever seen. Just needs to be half decent and he tons. Won’t come up against that calibre tagger very often

Eric_the_Red

I know, don't trade your premiums. But my POD Sidebottom has been appalling. Surely I need to give him the flick?

TRIGGA_HAPPY

He was on fire early then disappeared afyer half time

kinglear009

You'd probably consider it if nothing drastic happens with your team – Sloane, Crouch, etc look very appealing. Unless you trust your preseason gut, in which case ride it out

Russty_

I'd say that's surely a thing you don't need to do Eric, everyone has a bad game at some point….not worth a trade.

Twilightingale

I wouldn't classify him as a premium mid, my advice would be to trade him while he's at a peak price. I think he'll average around 100 which is good but not enough for a mid. I'd expect Treloar, Beams, Pendles to average more, potentially Adams depending on role.
Don't think Sidebottom's supercoach relevant.

Rick Grimes

Higgins putting out a rookie score. Just given no opportunities on the ball when the Tiges desperately needed something. Makes no sense.

Nice_Person

Neither does picking him

Rick Grimes

Scored 90 first round. D4 was always a lottery. Who is your pick, aholer?

Pranav

It was pretty easy not pulling the trigger on Grundy or Gawn this week but dusty will be a lot more tempting to trade next week

Mr_Pink_

Agree… playing forward a lot, not tackling, apparently not caring… the Tigers have a tough run of games coming up and it's hard to see him getting interested…

Pranav

Just waiting to see how the breakevens look cause Oliver is the midfielder I want. I’m missing Fyfe and will be hurt by not owning him but I didn’t select him based on possible elbow injury and the fact I don’t think he will play 22 games. scoring potential was never in doubt so nothing has really changed on him for me personally after that massive score against norf and the one coming up against gold coast

ZzZCalintZzZ

LOL my brother calling me right now 😂
He has Grundy, Treloar, Crisp and Moore. Think he is having a stroke guys

Lekdog

hahaha

Russty_

Highest score of the week contender now Dave!

Rick Grimes

Grundy scored what he's priced to get. I don't own him, or Nank. But consider. Grundy total points 213. Nank 205. $170k difference. Early doors of course.

ZzZCalintZzZ

2 Factors not being told here:

Nank needed 3 goals to get that 127.
Grundy vs Nank Grundy winner.

Rick Grimes

Can't take goals away to make your argument. Ill take Grundy's cheap frees away then. Haha

Noirlust

Grundy vs Stanley
Stanley winner.

Boring factors

After 2 rounds Rick is on point.
Lets see where we are next week.

Nice_Person

GRUNDY IS A JET!

ZzZCalintZzZ

actually I can take way goals to make an arguement lol
You missed my point… Grundy don't need goals to get them 120+ scores
Nank had the 2nd highest Ruck score because he kicked 3.
Just like how Westhoff had the highest Ruck score (considering he can be used in that position) he kicked 5.

Grundy 132 zero goals against Nank
Nank 127 3 goals against a Tooth pick

Russty_

Grundy now 137 Dave, had a bunch of contested possessions too which adds heaps.

ZzZCalintZzZ

That's a great return from 81

Holty01

And the 81 only stays in that rolling average for the week. Another few 130s and it will be hard for anyone to try and get him in early.

Nice_Person

Cheers VC Grundy!

Rick Grimes

Bet you captained him last week. Morrhaha

Nice_Person

Nah vc then too mate!

Russty_

Nice one!…are you taking it?

Nice_Person

Yep!

Holty01

Nice mate. Wasn’t brave enough this week to do it myself. Wish he did it for me last week

Maverick_

VC’d treloar NP I’ll be taking his 135. A nice feeling to nail your VC early haha

Nice_Person

100%

AuroraBorealis?!

2 trades after round one to get Westhoff in NP? That's gotta hurt

Russty_

I might wait till Westhoff drops a 50 and bring him in for 40 K less.

Nice_Person

Following closely again this year boys?
Had to correct lynch and with ridley being dropped the cash was there to lock in the ruck cover

AuroraBorealis?!

I'm just f*ckin with you man, you can watch me not make full premo again this season and give it right back to me haha

Rick Grimes

You had Lynch and you bag me for Higgins. Haha

Nice_Person

Rick it's banter mate, you're the only one that has had a sook about it. Just thought it was a funny line

Michael

Looks like a corrective premo trade for Dusty. Currently on Sloane or Rockliff

The Unsullied

Looks disinterested zero tackles so far this year.

Danners

He's a premo, hold. You got him for a reason

NoLanguage96

I'm doing Dusty to Fyfe next week. Hate sideways trading but Nat looks back to his best

Maverick_

Moore looked absolutely fantastic tonight & VC'd treloar i'll be taking his 135. nice to have a few things go my way after my Rd1

Derek

Moore did good. 59 at half time, thought he might get to 100.

He is looking like he might average 80+ and stay in team for a fair while

Russty_

Nice work Mav and that's a good C score there. I'm very happy with Moore and De Goey's score..although De goey depends a lot on goals.

ZzZCalintZzZ

Treoar was on fire in the last 10 mins

Sam_01

Had the Vc on Grundy, also started treloar and Moore , very happy man so far

TOPHAWK1

Darcy Moore at his price has been brilliant. He is an impact player and uses the footy very well.

Russty_

Happy with him too Hawk…hope he stays fit cause will only get better with the extra games and experience playing in defence.

Rick Grimes

Also VCd Treloar. Will bank it but worried there will be a few monster scores. Fyfe, I'm looking at you.

Rick Grimes

If Ridley isn't named next week, will be a straight swap to Moore. Looked at home in def and improving. Body is the concern but it's like that for all of them.

DavidC

Yep, looking at that as well.

Stupid Coach

Wow! Wasn't expecting such rookie carnage just one week into the season. No Hore, Joyce or Brander. Have coverage so should I hold fire on any trades this week or should I go early and get rid of Hore it Joyce.

Also, who should I put the VC and C out of Danger, Cripps, Coniglio, Goldy and Macrae.

Thanks and good luck to all this week.

AuroraBorealis?!

Had a 4 leg multi with a return of 280 from a 10 dollar deposit that didnt eventuate because of the overall points going over 171 by 5, absolutely shattered. At least the pies and Grundy got up though, can't believe so many people traded him out

Russty_

I have no idea what you just said AB…I heard the Grundy part, he got 137 🙂

AuroraBorealis?!

Essentially i missed out on 280 bucks because collingwood kicked a goal instead of a point in the last 5 mins

Benjiherb

Beams was disappointing having 50 end of the first quarter finishing with 103

Russty_

That's coz Treloar's a bloody ball hog, even if he does butcher it at times, he gets bloody heaps of the thing….solid pick.

Shake_n_bake

On the train home. Watched Martin closely 2 game in a row no tackles. He just wont!

Steeeve

Only wants the cheap kicks and isn't prepared to work hard enough. Averaged over 80 tackles per year 2014-17. Barely had 50 last year. That's exactly 2hy I wouldn't start him. And the downward trend continues.

The Unsullied

Does not look at all interested.

TOPHAWK1

That is why he owns 65 SC points for his efforts tonight. No tackles, and few or no contested pozzies. That means he is in exit strategy mode.

Steeeve

Liking that I can go Collins to lockart in a fortnight. Hopefully Hore to Wilkie next week (assuming Wilkie plays well again).

Russty_

Gotta make sure Lockhart doesn't become shite-shart first Steeeve.

The Unsullied

Moore looked good again, if you were confident he could get to the byes he might be worth the elevated price.

Russty_

He's not a rookie so not really at an elevated price, he's actually cheap for a guy with rock solid JS…will improve too with more experience.

NoLanguage96

Really good. Should make $150k easy

TOPHAWK1

Collingwood are ready to win a flag. They absolutely destroyed Richmond tonight. GWS are the team in their way in 2019. Welcome!

Russty_

Reckon they could be hard to beat Hawk…were a hair's breath away from winning it all last year, bloody Sheed….lol, they're definitely contenders, so much talent in their squad.

Noirlust

Too bad the GF is still 6 months away

NoLanguage96

Jeez Dusty was poor. Hold or trade next week community?

Russty_

Maybe see how your Dusty to who? possibilities go this week yet mate.

Sharkmove_King

Must go. Bontempelli will be popular, maybe Fyfe if you have cash. Sheed or Rocky for those who like to live on the edge

Rick Grimes

Bont is a good call. Wish i owned Fyfe this weekend.

NoLanguage96

Thinking either Bont or Fyfe. I have Ridley too so maybe Ridley down to Wilkie/Constable via Duursma and Dusty up to Fyfe/Bont

TelescopicCox

I'd move him to M.Crouch if you don't have him, or see how Bont, Sheed or Rocky back it up. Rocky will give you some wriggle room to readjust your structure

NoLanguage96

Thanks mate. I do have Matty Crouch but not Fyfe so if he tears GC up I think I'm just gonna do it.

The Ranger

Gonna be tempting eh NoL?
Gotta place a higher priority on the rookies correctives tho I think, I'm one of those that traded Menegola out early last year and that didn't turn out well.
Dusty tonned up in Rd 1 without breaking a sweat and last nights score was Greenwood affected.

Derek

the good thing about dusty, he will play every week

John

If you call that playing

Lazza

I will likely trade Martin depending upon how Oliver goes (yes, I said 500 times not to pick him first up and what did I do ..idjet ) … and see how Menegola performs.. I have 6 and 2 in the middle, so might move Martin's role FWD. Otherwise I will have to move Collins out this week to generate the cash to get to Fyfe. My other MIDs are Macrae, Cripps, Oliver, Yeo and MCrouch,

John

I am going to rage trade Dusty next week. Slow. Tagged and zero tackles in two weeks.

Bont is one option (but as $ are tight that means I will be stuck with Gibbons even if he falls flat rather than swapping in Scott if he does well… ) .
Other options include Sloane or Westhoff via DPP.

Rick Grimes

Q: How do you know if someone is a Grundy owner?
A: Don't worry, they'll tell you.

Rick Grimes

I have 135. Feel it's light but will take it.

Holty01

Lol yeah this is true Rick. Grundy owners copped it last week so nice to get one back. But I have a question for you.
Q: How do you know if someone isn’t a Grundy owner?
A: Don’t worry, they’ll tell you (when he has a bad game)
I love the banter on this site. I have a feeling that this will go on all year with people trying to justify why or why not they started Grundy. I think we will only find out come seasons end if it was the right move or not.

Rick Grimes

Yea it's just fun banter. I'd love to own him but rolled the dice. Just hope Gawn bounces back too. Can't take another sulky effort.

TOPHAWK1

I love it Rick!! I am so relieved Grundy delivered last night. Because I tell you what, had Grundy gone sub 100 I would have punted him for Mumford next week to preserve the $708K spend on him and raise mega cash for major upgrades on other lines. I am happy that my hand is no longer forced in having to do that. Grundy is fit and will be this year's number one ruck. He was magnificient after quarter time last night. Glad i gave him the biggest spray of all time. LOL

Prizza

As a pie fan i wanted him to do well , as a supercoacher i wanted him to slowly climb so i could get him in at a discount, what will his break-even be next week ? any idea

JohnDJ59

My guess would be 190.

BlueBaggerJosh

Absolutely cannot wait to trade moore into the side, those flowing blonde locks in the backline are undeniable. I'm stuck with old fart hanley 🙂

Rick Grimes

At least it's easy to tell when he has the ball. Noticed last night most of the Pies have been to the same barber.

JohnDJ59

If Mills is still being played in defence and scores under 80 tonight, I will be switching to Moore and banking some cash next week.

Derek

smart move

TOPHAWK1

Damn!! I am so bloody tempted community. Yes, I know this move can be seen as an arrogant sideways trade, but Angus Brayshaw up to Fyfe is so tempting, I am not sure if I can hold myself back. Fyfe looked incredible last week, barely out of second gear for 147 SC. He will destroy the Gold Coast on Sunday and would make the perfect captain. My midfield would then be: Cripps, Fyfe, Coniglio, Matt Crouch, Tom Rockliff, Brad Crouch, Walsh and Scott. (Setterfield, Constable, Gibbons). Dangerfield up forward. Be honest community, am I just being greedy/ undiscliplined or smart by being agressive and setting up my side. I play for rank. Objective feedback would be great.

BoltonsBlues

Dusty to Fyfe after this week for me Tophawk, Dusty to worried about the weekday nose beers and not enough focus on his footy.
Lazy, no interest, traffic warden, evefytime he got the ball all he did was slow it down and point like he was a traffic controller

nankthetank

Give it another week hawk, price wont change and you'll be able to see both in action again before making a decision. You picked brayshaw for a reason so give him more than a week

KeenButClueless

It could be that Fyfe might be unreachable going forward. In that case I would say that this is s smart move. I am of the opinion that MacRae Cripps and Fyfe might be the 3 top mids. If so, without Fyfe you will only have one of the trinity. That might make it difficult. I don’t mind it as a corrective.

Maverick_

There not on the bubble yet though KBC if they were then you’d pull the trigger.. assuming you haven’t got a rookie crisis TH and don’t need two trades Nxt week to correct those just wait I think brayshaw & all of melb will bounce back.

Sharkmove_King

Justify it by naming Fyfe captain straight up.

TOPHAWK1

If I pulled the trigger mate, Fyfe would be named captain. Rockliff VC.

JohnDJ59

There's a rumour going around on twitter that B.Crouch could be a late out for tonight's game against the Swans.

TOPHAWK1

I bloody well hope not! If B Crouch is OUT then TH will take his finger of the trade lever. You got me nervous. Any idea where this rumour has come from and its credibility?

JohnDJ59

Still not confirmed yet, but now they are saying it might be Gibbs, most people just jumped on B.Crouch due to his history.

JohnDJ59

The Phantom just came out and said as far as the mid coach of the Crows is concerned there will be no late outs.

TOPHAWK1

Thank god. Hope the phantom is on the money. Cheers John

JohnDJ59

No worries Hawk.

Derek

one game into the season isn't enough to convince me Fyfe will play 22 games

he did play norf in perth

Holty01

hi Hawk. I’ll say the same as what I said to the people wanting to bring in Rocky.
Why didn’t you start Fyfe? If you had the money initially and ended up with Brayshaw, you must of had doubts in Fyfe.
Just think of the reasons you didn’t start him because I doubt those reasons would have changed. For me, I didn’t start him because he misses games, and his elbow was a worry. These reasons have not changed imo so I won’t touch him until probably after the byes. This might cost me points but I’m sticking to my guns for not starting him.

TRIGGA_HAPPY

Wow better have the ambulance on speed dial hawk.

Crouch, rocky and Fyfe!

How many games have those 3 played in total last 3 years?