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SuperCoach Panic Room: Round 11

Published by Kev on

It’s here, folks! Round 11 marks exactly ONE (1) week to go before the dreaded 3 week period known as the apocalypse / bye rounds hit and proceed to decimate our sides. In my view, there’s only one solution – we all start a new life under the sea.

♫ There will be no side of failures, just a full team of players, under the seaaaaa ♫

In all seriousness, community. These next few weeks are not the time to be living in a world of make believe, with flowers and bells and leprechauns and magic frogs with funny little hats. If you’ve taken a #YOLO approach so far, so be it, but, potentially, the next 11 trades you make can shape how you go in these byes. Sit down for half an hour, open up Excel and make yourself a plan of action. Who do you want? How will you get them? And when is the right time to make your move?

With Damo on mid season draft duty, the podcast took on a sinister tone this week with Patch possibly being held against his will. 

Elsewhere, we’ve got the usual stuff from Barron and his Around the Grounds; Damo with captain choices for the week; and the ever brilliant Statty Matty with his SuperCoach cheat sheet.

The News

Big news at the Tigers this week with Trent Cotchin to play his first game since round 3. Darcy Moore and Jordan de Grey return for the Pies and Dan Menzel will play his first game of the year in new colours against his old side. Jarrad McVeigh makes his return. Tom Rockliff won’t play despite travelling and Brisbane have ruined everything!

For tonight, Rhyce Shaw comes in for Brad Scott in the only change at North. Three changes for Richmond with Ivan Soldo returning from suspension and Dan Butler replaces Dan Rioli, and the aforementioned Cotchin replacing Connor Menadue.   

The Giants have recalled bubble boy Lachie Keefe (DEF – 190,500) for Sam Taylor. The Suns have made two forced changes, one of which is Josh Schoenfield, who will play his first game of the year. Travis Varcoe joins Moore and de Grey as ins for the Pies. Rupert Wills is one to make way, there are no changes at Freo. Esava is back for the Cats, but it comes at the expense of Darcy Fort. Danger is also back after his week off. The Swans lose JPK to injury but regain the experience of Jarrad McVeigh. Mitch Hannan will play his first game for the year, but bubble boy Harrison Petty and popular rook Jay Lockhart are out with injuries. Still no Matt Crouch at the Crows, they’ve have recalled some tall targets in Tom Lynch and Josh Jenkins. Bryce Gibbs is also back into the side. Brisbane have ruined our trade plans by dropping Mitch Hinge in 1 of 4 changes. Archie Smith is among the ins which could spell trouble for Stefan Martin owners. Jack Scrimshaw is out for the Hawks with injury.   

On Sunday, despite team sheets and the 12 hour flight to China, Tom Rockliff will not play against the Saints. Scott Lycett is back in and Hamish Hartlett has been named for the first time this year. Peter Ladhams is the only confirmed out at this stage. The Saints have added 4 names, one of them being Darragh Joyce (DEF – 123.9k), who is on the bubble. Plenty of changes for Essendon vs Carlton, aka Patch vs Lek. The winner will be showered with praise. The loser will be taunted and booed until my throat is sore. The Bombers lose Jake Stringer and Dylan Shiel to injury, but there’s a possible debut for Irving Mosquito (MID/FWD – 117.3k). Will Setterfield is amongst the ins for the Blues, who are managing Kade Simpson. There’s also a possible debut for Angus Schumacher (DEF – 123.9k). The Dogs have confirmed Ryan Gardner (DEF/FWD – 102.4k) will debut and have named Rhylee West (MID – 117.3k) in the squad. Mitch Wallis is among the outs, which opens up some extra midfield time for someone. No outs at West Coast as yet, Lewis Jetta is back in the squad which might be their only change.  

The House of Evil

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

These premiums come with Potassium Benzoate (that’s bad)

Can I go now? (Trade bait)

Smooth Kevy’s Lock of the Week

With the news of Mitch Wallis’ leg injury potentially keeping him out until later in the year, this is the injury we’ve been waiting for for Josh Dunkley to get more stable mid time. Of course, Luke “Mr Magnets” Beveridge can and will do anything he damn pleases, he cares not for our petty little SuperCoach competition. At 553k, Dunkley’s ceiling is simply to enormous to ignore. He’s 35k cheaper than David Mundy (they share the same bye) and is nearly 100k cheaper than Josh Kelly. 

Hey Now, You’re a Draftstar

With Gold Coast stepping away from the China experiment, the Saints have whipped out their passports and will join Port Adelaide at Jiangwan Stadium on Sunday. With both teams sitting outside the 8 on percentage, this is a good ol’ fashioned 8 point game. Let’s have a look.

RUC

Port have done an excellent job of choking opposition rucks this year. Even the man himself, Brodie Grundy, “only” managed a 99 against them (their highest conceded so far). Rowan Marshall (12.6k) needs a 100 to hit value and I don’t see that happening against Port. Scott Lycett (9.3k) returns this week. He doesn’t have the best form line but has enjoyed playing against the Saints while at West Coast, averaging 90 from 2 games.  

FWD

St Kilda have had their issues with lead up forwards so far this year. Depending on where he lines up, this could open the door for Justin Westhoff (RUC / 11.5k). He has a 90 average (2 games) in Shanghai and an 87 (3 games) average against St Kilda. The slightly cheaper Connor Rozee (10.2k) is also an option. Robbie Gray (MID / 10.7k) loves playing against the Saints. He returned last week for 27 touches and 7 marks. 

I’ve had success in targeting medium forwards against Port before and the Saints have a bunch of them. Jade Gresham (MID / 11.4k) is in cracking form at the moment. Jack Billings (MID / 13.1k) had a stumble last week but was generally okay before that. If you’re feeling brave, Dean Kent (8.4k) is exactly the type of player than can trouble Port if he can kick multiple goals.   

DEF

The top 1 medium defenders have found scoring against both these sides pretty easy in 2019 (St Kilda 102.1; Port 101.8). Shane Savage (11.9k) is your pick of St Kilda defenders, the fit again Jarryn Geary (10.7k) is also a big part of St Kilda’s defence. DBJ (12.4k) is the standout at Port but there’s several 10k options such as Duursma (also a MID), Houston, and Burton that you can use to save some money.

MID

With Tom Rockliff confirmed out Travis Boak (15.6k) will be the popular pick. He’s dominated in his matches in China with scores of 113 and 153. That said, St Kilda are actually the 3rd stingiest side this year in giving up points to opposition number 1 mid, there’s also a possible Jack Steele (14.3k) tag (he is also an option). Luke Dunstan (12k) has had a really good month, as has SPP (11k), who hasn’t dropped below 71DS for 6 weeks. 


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TommyC99

Hey Kev, love your work once again!

Was Planning on painting the fence this week, Scrimshaw down and Pet up. doesn't look like any real downgrade options. Do i punt on a risky bubble boy (i.e baker) and go with my painting the fence Or sideways trade one of Williams – Sicily or Crouch – Bont/Merrett?

SC_Kev7

If you can cover Scrim give Crouch the flick.

Brn

Matt crouch? Why would he do that after holding him for two weeks. Will be back next. Without seeing your team is hard, but 2 rookies out 1 premo in.

Maverick_

alright community.. 17trades and only 5k bank!

DEF: Hurn Sicily BSmith Rozee Duursma Clark (Williams* Answerth)

MID: Cripps Macrae Fyfe Oliver TKelly Oliver Treloar Walsh Atkins (MCrouch* Scott Setterfield)

RUCK: Gawn ROB (Bines)

FWD: Danger Cameron Dunkley Heeney Marshall Larkey (MLewis Burgess)

I am considering holding this week and missing Whitfield.
Hinge and Baker aren't worth jumping on at all ones omitted the other very bad JS malb have alot of players near a return.
Bewley is a gun i expect him to play most weeks til seasons end so happy to go early if need be.
I'm open to any suggestions so fire away 🙂

PS. C'mon toronto raptors!!

TelescopicCox

Gimme some Raptor news!

I'd say Whitfield isn't a priority, especially since you'd need to give up Williams and a Walsh/Atkins to get him.

Maverick_

Raptors look good TC! up by 10 at the half and kawhi hasn't fired yet!

yup i'd almost need to go atkins -> bewley & rozee -> whitfield to make it happen .
i do not like it.

More inclined to go 1 trade scott/setters -> bewley build bit of a bank before the byes and go hard through them.
I really rate his JS and was alot better than his 49 suggests last week. twice in the VFL TOTY he can obviously play.

TelescopicCox

I'm leaning to the above with Scott out for a Baker or Bewley. In a perfect world I'll have Crouch & Williams back next week

MidPricer

Afternoon all. My goal for this round is to get in Whitfield… I can see him going huge against the Suns. My options are
1) Out Scrimshaw and Z Williams
2) Out Scrimshaw and Duursma
3) Out Scrimshaw and B Smith
4) Out Scrimshaw and ROB

In all instances I am bring in Whitfield and Baker/Bewley (or the case of ROB Whitfield and Fort/Bines).

Leaning towards 2 or 4

Thanks

TelescopicCox

I'd say 4, especially if ROB is sitting on the bench. He'll only help during one Bye round

Maverick_

ZWilliams more than good enough to finish D6, hold.
Duursma low BE and scoring well enough to play onfield, hold.
BSmith probably not your waeakest link i'd imagine so can probably hold for a while yet, hold.
ROB if you aren't reliant on him through byes isn't a bad move if it allows you to grab whitfield. this is my pick

TelescopicCox

Any tips. I'll need a trade to one of Rocky, Crouch, Hayes or Scott to avoid a donut:

D – Lloyd, Whitfield, Crisp, Hore, Moore, Wilkie (Williams*, Lockhart*)
M – Kelly, Fyfe, Macrae, Treloar, Cripps, Duursma, Answerth, Rocky* (M.Crouch*, Hayes*, Scott*)
R – Grundy, Gawn (Bines*)
F – Kelly, Danger, Heeney, Balta, Petch, Burgess (Young, Setterfield*)

1. Rocky > Mayne, Petch > J.Cameron
2. Lockhart > Baker, Hayes > Mayne (YOLO)
3. Hayes > Baker
4. Lockhart > Gardner, Hayes > Gunston / Gray / Andrews

TelescopicCox

or getting fancy I can go Williams & Hayes > Baker & Dunkley.

SC_Kev7

Mayne is such a trap haha. Don't get sucked into Herald Sun bs. It's their job to come up with these stupid ideas. 3 makes the most sense. Rocky/MCrouch to Baker, Petch to forward premium maybe?

TelescopicCox

I'd look at Crouch over Rocky, mainly because Rocky has shown the ceiling this year. I'm ranked 18K so I can't go too much worse

Trades

Bewley or Baker?
Aussie living in Toronto… Go Raptors!!!!

TheOne

I would go with Bewley! <img src=&quotcomment image" width="1"/>

Soothsayer

I’m going with Bewley based on JLT way back in pre season and that Bowie song about the Bewley brothers. I hope he can shine.

Russty_

Bewley and watch out for Bears, falling through the Ice and French Girls with long haired stinky armpits 😉

Scott Wright

I jumped on Broadbent this week, reckon he'll play?

Stupid Coach

Options:

1. Lockhart to Brewley/Baker (Melbourne) – Leaves 17 trades and $150K.
2. Lockhart to Brewley/Baker (Melbourne) and Petrucelle or Settlefield to Begley – Leaves 16 trades and $250k.
3. Hold for this week and wait for the bye rounds – currently have 20 players available during each of the bye rounds.

Appreciate any advice.

Worpedo

Thoughts on Begley?
167k and only forward downgrade for next few weeks at least?
Averaging 50 but has kicked 1.6 in 2 games so has potential to improve that to 60-70

FCAbel

Think he'll get a few more games at least with Don's injuries. Not sold on his scoring, but rate him as a player so maybe

James

21 trades and $42k. Currently thinking of holding as there aren’t many rookies to trade down to. But considering trading Cogs up to another premium due to his injury and Kelly being back.

Def: Laird, Williams, Whitfield, Wilkie, Duursma, Hore EMG: Answerth, Clark

Mid: Cripps, Treloar, Fyfe, Cogs, Macrae, B. Crouch, Stack, Stocker EMG: setterfield, Sparrow, Hayes

Ruck: Grundy, Gawn EMG: Sweet

Fwd: Danger, Heeney, Dunkley, Boak, Kelly, Corbett EMG: Young, Schultz

Do I hold or do I trade in someone like Baker, Joyce (if selected) or Bewley and trade Cogs to Neale or Duncan ?

Jace

I'm pretty stoked that I traded cogs to j kelly when cogs was out injured.

James

The only thing is I don’t know who to trade down to, I need more cash to trade Cogs up :/

TRIGGA_HAPPY

Brayshaw (when he still had currency) to Kelly (at his lowest price) for me Jace.

Trade of the season so far for me …

FCAbel

Rocky to J Cameron, or hold rick and play stocker?

Libba

I'm contemplating the exact same move… I'm looking at either Jeremy Cameron or Caleb Daniel .. that's my dilemma

FCAbel

Got Daniel. Love the pick. Seems to only go under ton in rain. Great fixtures for that remaining. Cameron so cheap with GC now and in SC GF 🤔

Libba

Haha I'm going to bite the bullet and get in Cameron

Turtle

DEF: Hurn, Lloyd, Williams, Hore, Duursma, Scrimshaw B: Collins and Answerth
MID: Neale, Fyfe, Macrae, Oliver, Cripps, M.Crouch, Walsh, Stocker B: Setterfield, Hayes, Scott
RK: Grundy, Gawn B: ROB
FWD: Boak, Daniel, Heeney, Danger, Baker, Balta B: Petruccelle, Moore (HAW)

I've got 17k and 18 trades left. So my options are limited.

Dash

150K – 20 Trades
Maybe Gibbons > Baker & Scott to J Cameron
or
Hayes > Gardner (via Answerth) & Parker to J Cameron
Any thoughts on which one is better or other options?

Laird, Sicily, Whitfield, Duursma, Clark, Answerth, (Burgess, Marsh)
Macrae, Cripps, Fyfe, Neale, Libba, Walsh, Gibbons, Atkins, (Hayes, Scott, Setterfield)
Gawn, Grundy, (Bines)
Heeney, Boak, T Kelly, Dunkley, Danger, Balta (Parker, Corbett)

Brn

Parker is probably better than setterfield, who might not even play, so i'd swing heeney to the mids via setters and play parker (loophole if possible).

Could be time to get rid of gibbons. I like o baker as the best downgrade option, as I actually don't rate bewley. Both named on field though at centre and half back respectively so pick one and hold your breath.

Gives you the cash to save for byes or upgrade if you choose.

A lot of people will argue here but i think walsh could be upgraded. You know who the premo mids are, just get whoever suits your bye and bank best. Good luck

Dash

Setterfield is in. So I'm unsure what trades to make now?

Dash

Anyone else got some advice out there?

BradleyTC99

Hey guys, can we trust Baker enough to bring him in? Need to decide whether I bring him in or just sideways trade

Derek

who would come in to take his place?

Nathan

Neal-Bullen?

Soothsayer

Derek is he a better pick than Bewley?

Maverick_

Bewley better for JS.
Only down side is his not on the bubble but I see bewley playing the season out from here or very close.

chuck_a_spekky

Is Bailey Scott likely to get a game any time soon?

Can't help but feel like he'll get picked a soon as I dump him dammit!

Holty01

He hasn’t done much in the reserves so I’d say no.

Derek

he got a head knock a few weeks ago in the seconds and missed a few games. can't see him getting a game soon

Bubz

Hey guys! Currently got M.Crouch and Williams on the bench this week with 17 trades before making any trades. Do I trade Crouch in order to get Jelly? Or go Lockhart to J.Cameron? I’m playing for rank (currently around 14k which isn’t too good).

DEF: Lloyd Whitfield Sicily Hore Duursma Lockhart* (Williams Burgess)
MID: Neale Macrae Cripps Sloane T.Kelly Cogs Libba Stack (M.Crouch Scott Answerth)
FWD: Boak Danger Heeney Miers Baker Corbett (Young Setterfield)

Jelly would mean I need 6 upgrades (including Libba), and Cameron would mean 5 upgrades (including Libba).

Still tryin

If this mozzie kid gets a game this week for Essendon, is he a better option to get unseen compared to your likes of bewley or Baker?
Lots of talk in the off season about this kid

TRIGGA_HAPPY

Q how in the hell is Simmo being "managed"

Only played one game?

Old man time cant catch up that fast can it?

Must be more to it…

Lazza

Maybe he was Daisy's waiter 🙂

Russty_

I bet everyone wouldn't have been on Daisy's ass so much if Carlton had won 8 games.

Russty_

I think it's just cause he's 50 years old now Trigga, soreness and all that …I know how he feels lol.

Corka

Baker or Bewley?

One has low JS but on the bubble the other looks good for holding his spot but not on bubble

KSinny

Newly I recko, heard he's pretty good

KSinny

Hey community would really appreciate some advice on my team. I've got 18 trades and $139k in the bank. Thinking of going Gibbons to Bewly and Williams to Kelly/Merrett? Any suggestions would be helpful.

DEF: Sicily, Williams, Smith, Whitfield, Answerth, Hore (Burgess, Lockhart)

MID: Macrae, Cripps, Gaff, Sloane, M. Crouch, Fyfe, Walsh, Duursma
(Hayes, Scott, Gibbons)

RUC: Gawn, Grundy (Bines)

FWD: Danger, Heeney, Kelly, Boak, Marshell, Petruccelle (Balta, Young)

Streety34

Panic room is accurate for me this week. Looking to trade out scrimshaw and drew this week but to bring in who? Thoughts on Taranto or Houli? Or another option?

Lloyd, Whitfield, Sicily, Smith, Hore, Scrimshaw, (Clark, Answerth)

Cripps, Mcrae, Fyfe, Kelly, O’Meara, Rockliff, B Crouch, Walsh, (gibbons, setterfield, Hayes)

Gawn, Mumford, fort

Boak, danger, Kelly, Greene, Balta, drew, (Young, Corbett)

ojs

do i trade brayshaw for duncan/macrae/bont or hold!! cannot decide pls help

Libba

Hold till byes for now.. both Bont and Macrae just play this week and then the bye

After the first bye get in either of the two

ojs

good call thank you!

Libba

No worries mate

Bells

MY CF of a season continues. Why would Rocky not play if he is named and on the plane?? Will Butters play to prevent me getting 2 donuts?
Is Gardner likely to play much at the Dogs? I guess 30 points is better than none this week.

Out: Petruculle and Constable
IN: Lloyd, and Gardner I spose.

Sigh

Dan

Story of the season so far – 2 weeks ago we were thinking Atley, Garner, Hinge, Baker, Fort might all be on the bubble this week. Now we only have Baker.

TRIGGA_HAPPY

Drew didnt make the cut. 😪

Dash

Does anyone have Balta tonight. Loophole or play on field

Dash

Just realised can't loophole. Setterfield now in

CalebCripps922

I've got on field over corbett and setterfeild

TommyC99

Anyone going Bewley over Baker? Sensible thing to do is to go Baker after what robbie young dished up last week, but Bewley is highly rated so you'd think his JS might be a bit safer

TRIGGA_HAPPY

Sensible smensible tommyc

I brought him in last week!

Sometimes just say WTF and take a risk …

TommyC99

haha i think he might be worth the risk. Freo injury list looks pretty good with Stephen Hill and possibly Ballantyne being the only players threatening to come straight back in. Only thing with going early on Bewley is that i wouldn't have any rookie to bring in 2 weeks from now (at this stage). Would you just YOLO it now if it gets a premo in and deal with the rookie situation when it comes?

redherringfc

Very tempted. It’s either Bewley or nobody, I’m thinking at the moment.

Beezneez

Im waiting till after his bye.

Beezneez

Make that round 14.

COREYSC

Any News on the Sunday Benches yet could make or break my week!

Libba

Jeremy Cameron vs Goldcoast

His last 4 games against Gold coast

He scored 6, 6, 4 & 7 goals

He could go huge again… But will the weather affect him tomorrow, forecast to rain

TommyC99

He’s coming into my side this week, the forecast of rain isn’t ideal but I ain’t bringing him in just for this week

Libba

Haha stuff it I'll get him in aswell then…

TommyC99

ahahaha if your season is going well i wouldnt suggest you listen to me. I'm going against my better judgement on the no key forwards policy and bringing him in due to myself needing a big kick up the ranks. They have the suns, north and essendon in the next month. A little tricky period after that with richmond and collingwood in back to back weeks, but i'm hoping he can give me some big scores as a POD as well as having a nice bye (has the roos round 13)

redherringfc

I paid too much for him last week, but forgoing Grundy as vc so I can put it on him this week.

Have we had a 200+ points game this year?

hedski

I'm backing in JKelly as vc over Grundy to do that tomorrow red.

Rick Grimes

Doubt it will rain much here. Cold an dewy, but has hardly been a drop for weeks.

Russty_

Is that where you ended up after you got carted off in that Helicopter Rick?

TommyC99

The bloke who got Blake Acres sick has probably saved robbie young from being dropped lol

Tommy

Young and setterfield playing, saves me from a doughnut

Russty_

Haven't been around for a few days but lots of talk about Bewley, Baker, and Mosquito, maybe just a good week not to trade and see how it goes..if you can without donuts?

TommyC99

I want to bring in a premo this week and with Williams and Crouch still on the pine i can't afford to wait another week or 2. So i'm going to be bringing in Bewley or Baker

Russty_

Fair enough Tommy, quite a lot of guys are bringing in Gardner this week I noticed, from what I saw, he never scored very highly CD- wise even in the 2's, Bewley would be my pick out of those 2.

TommyC99

Thanks mate. as much as i want to bring in Baker, i have had a look at the injury list: Neal – Bullen, Kolodjashnij, Lever and Kennedy Harris to come back in. Can he survive those ins? He did show a bit in the last quarter last week. Thinking he would have to perform this week to keep his spot

Lazza

It is good advice Russty, but… I was looking to get rid of Meirs this week … the projected fall in his price this week could screw my Grundy plans .. and I need to dump 8 rookies over the next 4 weeks in line with their byes… (yeh, I know there are no rookies on the horizon but with the number of trades left, I'm not going to be able to trade out all the newbies, so $102k DPP loopholes on each line is the go – so there's 3 – that makes Gardiner zero risk for me)

Russty_

Hey Laz, wasn't trying to give advice mate…I'm not qualified lol, I might end up trading after all, if I don't get Whitfield this week, I could miss him for good.
I guess if you're mostly a Leaguer like me, trades at the end are important, was just thinking if a mostly league player could play this week without trading , it might be the week to do it, considering rookies aren't much chop.

Lazza

I hear ya … i tend to not trade for the first bye… generally only to make sure I have 18 on the park… not a problem this yr as I will have 21..

James Sykes

I would agree except that I can get to Josh Kelly this week so Baker needs to happen……long term planning for me.

Beezneez

Mosquito didn't make the cut. Bewley in round 13. I went Baker for Hayes cos Hayes isn't playing and Baker on the bubble is going to make money and I needed a rookie trade to get cash for Lloyd.

Beezneez

Make that Bewley in round 14 when on the bubble.

Yeahnah

What are people’s thoughts, who should be traded out for Whitfield between Lockhart and Constable

James Sykes

even though constable isnt playing its go to be Lockhart….averaging 53 vs constable's 80….and lockhart is carrying an injury.

Yeahnah

Cheers mate, let's hope Constable gets a game throughout the byes

Tony

Which one of Setterfield Parker or R Young on field guys. Can't loophole

James Sykes

for what its worth I picked Parker but both players scores have been so inconsistent it is pure chooklotto

Swans2012

I reckon setters

John

Is it worth trading in Gardner?

Russty_

No way of knowing yet really John, he could be a complete dud, or not.

Derek

he is really cheap and has DPP. you would like to see him play first

James Sykes

Highly suggest waiting at least a week……this could have a robbie young 17 written all over it. Rookie Key position player is highly likely to go sub 40 first time up.

Bobby Dazzler

Scrimshaw to Baker $400k left roughly or
Scrimshaw to Cameron 160k left

redherringfc

Cameron.

He’ll make more money than Baker, anyway.

One Touch Wonder

not having Gawn or grundy, or neale, or cripps, or lloyd or whitfield has really hurt this year. have williams, rockcliff, mcrouch and drew on bench not playing also hurts. but besides all of that, my team is looking great.

hurn, shaw, williams, smith, mills, hore – answerth, burgess
fyfe, merrett, mcrouch, JOM, Rockcliff, bcrouch, libba, rgray – duursma gibbons, rowbottom
goldstein, mumford – ROB
mundy, kelly, dangerfield, heeney, marshall, lycett – petruccelle, bines

22 trades and $204,400 in bank.

so many midprice players to upgrade. where do i start? should i just start with rocky and williams because they are injured? was thinking of LParker and houli? cash up next week and trade up players as they get to their byes.

Derek

Whitfield is a must get this week.

James Sykes

Iiterally anyone you mentioned in line 1 will do plus Josh Kelly.

As Baker is best trade in option it seems then maybe move Gibbons on which should free you to get anyone mention before.

Personally I would turn Libba into Josh Kelly.

SamuraiPizzaCat

Anyone bringing in Keeffe? I guess job security might be questionable and also pricey

redherringfc

I asked the same question.

He’s that price based upon what he averaged last year.

Probably a nice guy and heaps better at footy than me, but SC wise, he is a 🥔.

Scarpi

Guys i need help, I have 18 trades and $245,600k in the bank.
Any advice will help.

DEF: Lloyd, whitfield, Smith, hore, clark, duursma (burgess,Answerth)

MID: Neale, Fyfe, Kelly, Macrae, Cripps, Gaff, B.crouch, Rockliff (Scott,Hayes, Atkins)

RUCK: Gawn, Grundy (O'brien)

FWD: Dunkley, DangerField, Heeney, Rozee, Parker, Petruccelle ( Young,Bines)

Sam_01

Would probably just hold then focus Boak after his bye maybe Caleb Daniel aswell
No need to trade this week

Brn

Can upgrade to boak later as well. Trade and reach full prem if rank is your goal

James Sykes

As the most viable trade in rookie is Baker might need to move one of the bench guys on.

You should have enough to consider clark or burgess into Sicily or maybe Laird.

Or Petruccelle into Tim Kelly?

Sam_01

Drew being out has forced me to trade him and rocky out, killed me have had to bring in the bont to suit my bye structure

James Sykes

your hand is being forced on Drew….he is missing to many games now….but rocky?

Any other options?

Derek

Hold Rocky. Only $477k you can’t get anyone else decent for that price

Steeeve

Any chance Coniglio misses and Hateley gets a game? Because if so I'd rather bring him in than Baker…

Brn

Highly doubtful mate

redherringfc

I’m going to hold my trades until the teams are officially in for that game. I’d rather have Hately sitting on the pine doing nothing than Baker doing the same.

James Sykes

so grundy or JKelly VC tomorrow….

and into Gawn, Neale or Cripps if VC goes belly up?

Brn

I have both bur are too scared to take the VC off Grundy because nearly everyone will have him and he could go big.
Kelly only if you need a POD

Nathan

Thoughts on Daniel Rich? He's the most expensive backman I can afford but I know he has had serious injury troubles in the past.

Nathan

I could go Nick Vlaustin as well who is a serious POD, but he probably won't be getting as much mid time with Cotch back in the side this week. Thoughts?

Russty_

He's flying this year though Nathan, only really the one average score of 76.
Any way you could somehow afford Houli instead?

Nathan

I wish I could but doing so messes with my plans for the next few weeks

Russty_

He's worth bringing in, any defender averaging 100 is good mate.

Mick

Thanks, I took your advice and so far so good. 40 pt first quarter!

Russty_

Go Mick!..hope he works out mate, he's going great lately.

Derek

Get more cash

Matt

Time to move bailey Scott on?

To a baker or bewley

Libba

Very risky… They could easily end up making the same amount Bailey Scott made and be out of the team

redherringfc

I’m sitting on him. Hoping the new coach might give him a run at some point soon.

KSinny

Houli or Lloyd this week? Obviously want Lloyd but Houli gives me an extra player in round 13

Swans2012

Which way did you go sinny?

KSinny

Didn't do either 🤣 ended up getting J Kelly

Swans2012

Good choice!Sent from my iPhone

redherringfc

Any help would be appreciated. I desperately need a rookie defender, although I’ve got 240k to spend.

I’ve considered Keeffe, Cumming, Gardner and Burgess. If my memory serves me correctly Keeffe was a spud last year, but he seems the pick of the bag of potatoes on offer.

Should I just shelve my trades for the week?

redherringfc

I forgot to mention, I’m waiting on Burgess to bottom out before picking him up (again). BE of 34 this week, so another price drop coming up.

Russty_

Keefe is very slow mate, and looked like a fish out of water last year, I had him at some stage and he was worse than Balta early on and Burgess now.
Gardner could be worth a punt I guess cause he has dpp and plenty to play for.
If he kicks a few goals could score ok for a rook.

redherringfc

Thanks Russty. I don’t think I’ve got what it takes to take a punt on any of those I listed.

Probably a good thing though, as I needed the extra to get the Hoff in this week, so I could field a full team without getting Baker in.

(And I know how stupid that sounds, but with big Charlie back soon the Hoff will improve and provide much needed cover for rounds 13 and 14 and if he goes up 100k he’s made more money than the total of my last 3 rookies)

Beezneez

We don't really know with Gardner yet. Had Keeffe last year and took what seemed like an eternity to finally get rid of him never to ever be considered again. Maybe just wait to see what Gardner produces.

Maverick_

Reece Shaw is a playing coach yeah? c’mon north let’s give it to these tiges!

DavidC

Gonna get smashed I reckon.

BadgerHoney7

What does everyone think of Bewleys JS, worried about Bakers bye.

Holty01

He probably has the best of all the current rookies on offer but still not on the bubble unfortunately. If you have to go early on anyone though, I think Bewley is the best option

hedski

Bloody hell my head's gonna explode with the decisions to make this week.
Might take a leaf out of Triggas book and go down the sensible/shmensible path.
Well done again Kev on keeping the panic room cracking along this season, always a good read.
Have a double up against the Manhores this week, hopefully I win one 👍😉

TommyC99

I was pretty set on going that route also, but rookies look real thin on the horizon. Would it be wise to almost "save" Bewley to the byes where he can be an obvious downgrade option round 13, and take Baker this week?

hedski

I'll be holding off on Bewley also Tommy.
Tossing up Baker/Gardener.
I know Baker's the smart choice but I've never claimed to be smart.

Russty_

Sensible?….I was gunna be but…..lol

hedski

Ha ha, what have you done Russty?

Russty_

Gardner…lol, wanted my swing back…he'll kick 5 so it'll be ok haha

Holty01

Love it. Awesome selection mate.🤫

Russty_

Also got rid of Lockhart for Whitfield 🙂
Hey Holty, we're playing eachother in both AFL Fantasy Draft leagues this week, good luck bud.

Holty01

Good luck all for this round. I think we will all need it.

Russty_

Same to you Holtynator, hope you stay in the top 10 this week bud…give em hell!

hedski

Onya Holty

John

oh yeh holtster im flopping me old plums out on the old table and giving them a jolly whack this week

Maverick_

to you too Holty!
hopefully no late outs this week.

Shake_n_bake

Good luck Holty

Beezneez

At least I've only 2 out unlike 6 the previous two rounds.

KSinny

Hayes to Bewly and Williams to J Kelly
or
Hayes to Bewly and Williams to Lloyd

Defying_Madness

Williams and Smith to Whitfield and Houli?
or
Gibbons and Clark to Whitfield and a rookie?

Defying_Madness

Need some quick advice running out of time. Cheers

Rick Grimes

I hope you did this.

Defying_Madness

welp

iLoveNMFC

Stack to Stewart? Quick!

Russty_

DO IT !

Ja191

Jeez robbie gray is tempting me I know he has the bye next round but should go massive this round replacing rocky

Libba

He's so cheap too… So tempting

cash_cows

Holding off on moving premos and praying to the SC gods.
Holding williams, crouch and not trading ROB just yet.
Bewley in over baker.

Hazey

Fiorini…. Can he keep it up?

Hazey

Or go with tried and true Jelly?

Maverick_

Jelly no brainer..
fiorini is no where near being good enough to consider Hazey

Rick Grimes

Year early I think. Gonna be a gun tho. Already is, really. In a better side he gets a lot more press.

Russty_

Houli must be a chance at a serious top 6 defender now ay?..seems to be flourishing without Rance there.

COREYSC

And no Short either too so he’s getting plenty of kick outs

Holty01

Agree Corey. I think Short being out gives Houli all those extra points. Still 5 weeks before Short is back.

Ja191

he's jake lloyd'ing it hard right now

BadgerHoney7

put him in this week, never been so happy.

TelescopicCox

He’s in some serious form. The likes of Rich, Hurn and Houli seem to be flourishing under the kick in rules

Rick Grimes

Going great guns but he's fragile. I don't see him stringing too many more together without a week or two off.

Twilightingale

His season average would have him a near certain top 6 defender.
But as a non-owner have missed out on his points from his big run and right now would be overpaying for him big time.
Looking at Sicily and Laird before i'd consider Houli

Lazza

Sheezus, the umps are doing their best to get Reece Shaw a job.. freakin unbelievable..

COREYSC

What do you reckon, which two should I choose to play on field between Setterfield, Corbett, Parker and Young
I’m thinking Setterfield and Corbett

hedski

Parker and Setters?

Dash

I'd be going Setterfield and Corbett. Just have a feeling

Russty_

Balta's turned back into a Pumpkin again, his Cinderella run is over lol.
Next week or the week after could be sell time.

KSinny

;(

Russty_

I think it's just been his height, speed and filling gaps Rocksta, Ruck and Fwd height gaps from missing players.

Maverick_

I'd love to know what brad scott would be thinking right now…
North are a different side tonight very hungry and hunting in packs hitting the tigers hard at every opportunity.

Russty_

If Rhyce Shaw's gameplan is more of a free running play as you go style, they could be feeling freed up to do what they wanna do, to get loaded, and have a good time lol

hedski

Kangas looking great.
Brad Scott could be a good fit there next season.

Pman

To avoid having to start both Gibbons and Stocker in my midfield and only wanting to use one trade I am considering either Bontempelli or Dunkley IN for Rockcliff OUT. Probably leaning towards Bont due to higher ceiling but I've had him in the past and could be inconsistent, have no cash so they are the best I can afford but would like some thoughts on who is a better pick? Cheers..

JEL

Glad I held Stack this week.

Beezneez

Me too. He was in my trade plans during the byes now may have to rethink. Same with Duursma who pumped out a ton last week.

Confused

Hi Holty,
What should I do mate?
I have Crouch, Rocky and Williams. Which one should I trade out and should I trade them for Whitfield or JKelly?
If I don't trade I will have to take Stockers low score tomorrow

Sam_01

You need both Whitfield and jkelly right away haha
I’m in the same boat mate I traded rocky out, least likely of the three to be a top in his line
I’d get kelly in now if you can he will torch the suns

JEL

Have to admit, it was partly luck.
He was in the exit lounge, but other priorities came up.

OUT Drew IN Begley
OUT Lockhart IN Lloyd

Holty01

Baker. 🤗

Derek

Kissed by a fairy

Dash

150K – 20 Trades
Maybe Gibbons > Baker & Scott to J Cameron
or
Hayes > Gardner (via Answerth) & Parker to J Cameron
Any thoughts on which one is better or other options?

Laird, Sicily, Whitfield, Duursma, Clark, Answerth, (Burgess, Marsh)
Macrae, Cripps, Fyfe, Neale, Libba, Walsh, Gibbons, Atkins, (Hayes, Scott, Setterfield)
Gawn, Grundy, (Bines)
Heeney, Boak, T Kelly, Dunkley, Danger, Balta (Parker, Corbett)

Russty_

Maybe hold off , see how Bewley goes this week, then could go Hayes or Scott to him and Balta to Cameron next week.
Then you can focus on your mids and backline for the rest of your trades.

Dash

Yeah maybe. If I was to make the trades, I was thinking Gibbons, Hayes or Corbett. Not sure. But feel like I need to get Cameron this week.

Russty_

True Dash, do what you need to do mate, Cameron could go huge this week and go up 25 k.
Here's a question for ya…Westhoff or Parker on field this week?…it's the battle of the spuds for me, who is less likely to choke on the Chinese pollution?…lol

Dash

I'd be going Westhoff. Higher ceiling and due for a bigger game.

Tiger

Thoughts on trading in O. Baker Melb. & J. Begley ESS. My thinking is take em whilst there on offer for the cash as not much on offer in the next 3-4 weeks, or go 1 up 1 down. Lloyd syd and one of the above who has the best security, cheers.

Dave

1) Scrimshaw and constable >> O.Baker and J.Cameron with $235k going into byes

OR

2) Scrimshaw and constable >> O.Baker and J.Kelly with $58k going into byes??

The Bont

I have 20 trades lets with 10k in the bank

1)Constable to O.Baker

2)Save my trades

Stupid Coach

I am in a similar position Bont except with 18 trades left. I think you are better placed to trade Constable to Baker (or Brewley) with a couple of extra trades up your sleeve so I would go Option 1. I am very tempted to bring in Brewley for Lockhart and Begley for Petrucelle to generate cash for the bye rounds but leaves me with only 16 trades and won't make any difference to my overall score. So I am thinking about holding this week and bringing Brewley in after his bye.
However, I am playing the person who is on top of the cash league I am and need a win to get into the top 8.

Davo

Hi Community. Worth trading Matt Crouch to Josh Kelly? 21 trades left, cheers.

Holty01

You have plenty of trades left so that isn’t a problem. Jelly a must imo. But you have held Crouch for a while now so seems a waste trading now as should be back soon.
Would this trade prevent a donut?

Beezneez

Adelaide news report last night expecting Crouch back next week.

Davo

Thanks guys. I do have coverage for this week. Thought I would get Kelly this week as i dont see him getting any cheaper.

RealDealNeale

Hold this week given Bakers JS? 50k and 17 trades

B – Hurn Whitfield Smith Hore Moore Duursma (Williams, Answerth)
M -Neale Oliver Cripps Bont B.Crouch Brayshaw Setterfield Stocker (Rocky Hayes Scott)
R – Grundy ROB (Bines)
F – Kelly Dunkley Danger Boak DeGoey Marshall (Schultz Young)

Which option looks best community:

1. Hodl
2. Brayshaw & Hayes to Baker & Pendles
3. Brayshaw & Hayes to Baker & Cameron
4. Brashaw & Hayes to Baker & Stewart/Sicily

Cheers

TOPHAWK1

I am punting Rocky mate. Why don't you punt him as he has his bye as well next week. Then finish the job by punting Brayshaw as well. Both will not be top 10 mids mate. Then grab Oskar Baker and Josh Kelly. You have put the broom through the midfield and removed the problem children, you proudly own J Kelly who could go massive against the Gold Coast today, and you will have $200+ K in the war chest as well! Sets you up to make some big moves going into the byes. Use that cash to upgrade ROB to Gawn in a few weeks for example? After Gawn's bye. Just throwing a few ideas out there for you. Good luck mate! TH

Stupid Coach

I am really unsure whether or not to trade this week or not. Currently have 18 trades and 18k. Which option should I go with:

1. Lockhart to Baker/Brewley
2. Lockhart to Baker/Brewley and Petrucelle to Begley
3. Lockhart to Baker/Brewley and Walsh to Bont or Dunkley. Don't have enough to get J Kelly.
4. Hold – bring in Brewley after his Round 12 bye.

TelescopicCox

Dons supporters, is Begley a good trade in?

Thinking of Hayes to Baker and Lockhart to Begley to hep my R13 bye and bank some cash

TOPHAWK1

OK community. The trade lever is about to fire up again. I am thinking Rockliff to Baker and then it is either ROB or spud Westhoff to Whitfield via numerous DPP moves. Rocky has served his purpose and I seriously doubt he will be a top 10 midfielder again. His bye next week does not help his cause either. Now do I punt The Hoff or ROB today? Bines the ruck patsy on the bench. Thoughts who I should punt and why?

Beezneez

Jacobs will most likely be back next week – playing SANFL today so ROB the one to go. At least Westhoff will be playing although bye next week. Charlie Dixon may be back next week so could give Westhoff more freedom/different role.

Derek

If you get rid of ROB, Hoff will be vital for ruck cover after the bye rounds

TOPHAWK1

I like it Beezneez. The Hoff can still be of use after his bye. Thanks mate!👍

Russty_

Hi Hawk, yeah I agree with Beez and Derek, ROB will probably go anyway and has totally served his purpose, Westhoff could still lift in the backend of the season…hopefully!

The unsullied

Are the teams finalized for the Gws game?

TOPHAWK1

In about 10 minutes. 12.25pm AEST

The unsullied

Ok thanks.

hedski

No changes in either game starting at 1.45

Justin

Toying with the idea of axing either cogs or rockliff for Whitfield.
Or should I just be patient and get him the conventional way.
Advice please.

Russty_

I'd axe Rocky, at least Cogs is playing and should be right if his finger's ok now.

TOPHAWK1

Good call that Russty. Hope he listened to you. LOL

Russty_

Cheers mate, except for the Whitfield bit though lol, well done hanging on to Cogs BTW

Justin

Yeah, finally something went my way. Kept Cogs and Rocky, will chase Whitfield after his bye now. Phew!

TOPHAWK1

Typical. I trade in Whitfield and Holman decides to completely shut him down. FML. He better break that tag or we are all staring a mega turd straight in the face……

Russty_

Yeah bloody fantastic!…I VC'd him too just to rub it in….LOL

TOPHAWK1

I went to Grundy. as VC. Thank fark. Lobb is injured. Looked real proppy at 1/4 time. Grundy could go ballistic if Lobb is hampered with that knee.

hedski

Traded in Whit as well Toppa, thought it was me that broke him.
VC'd JKelly instead of Grundy.

TOPHAWK1

Blame me Hedski. Just gotta hope Whitfield works into the game from here. I nearly went J Kelly. Decided to stick with Grundy after tossing a coin. Grundy heads, Kelly tails. Heads came up.

hedski

Maybe I should have gone Cogs!

TOPHAWK1

Cogs on fire!! Loving that. Glad I stuck fat with him. Looks like he is over his injuries.

Russty_

Looks like Grundy and Lobb are going ballistic mate, big scores on the way.

TOPHAWK1

Grundy limped off in the second quarter, not sure if it is a serious problem, but it slowed him down a bit for a while. Hope he can go into over drive in the second half. He likes to come home like a runaway train.

Holty01

I had a choice of either getting Whitfield for Clark or Kelly for Rocky. I went Whitfield 😫
But I’m amazed that no coaches obviously rate Kelly as high as other GWS players because he is never tagged