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Panic Room | Round 4

Published by Fozdaddy on

Not much new news is up just yet on the round, but with such a short turnaround from last week, have we had a chance to take a breath, relax and chill out?

NO WE HAVEN’T!!! IT’S TIME TO PANICCCCCCCCC!!!!!!!!!!

Newz You Can Uze

The Swans will host the Bombers on Thursday night, with both sides impressing last weekend. Buddy Franklin will return for Sydney, replacing Hayden McLean. Dyson Heppell will also be back from his back spasms, whilst Mason Redman has been ruled out with injury.

Richmond have already announced two debutants for Friday night against Port Adelaide, with Will Martyn ($123,900 MID) and Rhyan Mansell ($102,400 DEF) both to be named today when teams drop. Lachie Jones ($139,800) will debut for Port Adelaide. I’d heavily recommend waiting until they are named to play their third games before bringing them in, however I’m not your mum, do what you want.

Jarrod Berry, Oscar McInerney and Darcy Gardiner return for the Lions, replacing Ah Chee, Ballenden and Payne. The Bulldogs go into the game with just Ryan Gardner coming out due to injury.

Tom Highmore hasn’t returned for the Saints, but Rowan Marshall will play his first game of the season. Jimmy Webster will also return. Jake Waterman will come in for Luke Shuey.

Caleb Graham will come in to the Suns lineup, with Jarrod Witts out for the year. Will Brodie has been dropped. Will Setterfield will return for the Blues, but Zac Williams has been left out with injury.

Conor Stone will debut for the Giants, but Matt Flynn has been rested. Jake Riccardi, Shane Mumford and Jeremy Finlayson will return.

Find out more about all of the rookie options in this week’s Around The Grounds by Barron Von Crow.

Breakevens

High Breakevens

  • 212 – Lachie Neale
  • 207 – Steele Sidebottom
  • 204 – Lachie Hunter
  • 204 – Tom Rockliff
  • 173 – Brayden Maynard

Low Breakevens

  • -72 – Chad Warner
  • -69 – Errol Gulden
  • -68 – Tom Highmore
  • -62 – Jarman Impey
  • -50 – Stefan Giro

Oh Captain my Captain

Jake Lloyd is averaging 112.7 this season so far, with his last three scores against Essendon being 145, 83 and 122. Zach Merrett is finding plenty of the ball in a now-depleted Bombers midfield, and scored 159 and 129 in his last two outings against the Swans.

Taylor Walker is playing North Melbourne, and is a genuine chance to kick 15 goals. If Josh Bruce can kick 10, the sky’s the limit for the most in-form player in the competition.

Travis Boak averages 131.5 across the last two seasons against the Tigers, but Dustin Martin hasn’t eclipsed 110 in that time. Lachie Neale has been poor to start the year, but scored 167 against the Dogs last season. Jack Macrae has previous scores of 183, 135 and 155 against the Lions and must be a VC favourite.

Brodie Grundy is coming up against Matt Flynn, who just conceded 163 to Max Gawn. Speaking of Gawny, he averages 132 over his last three against Geelong.

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TRIGGA HAPPY

So bang.
Trade 1 done.
Young – Ridley.
Trade 2. Not sure.
3 options.
J Cark – Jiath. Will probably end up trading out Jiath later but will get me a premo quicker but cost a trade to do it. Cost of a trade.
Is impey a must have? Only way to get him would be trade campbell but that is going early on a rookie. Is impey a keeper? Again get to premo quicker. Cost of a trade. Traded dow to warner last week.
Most sensible. Bring in some backup in def.
Sharp/kosi – Chapman. Had kosi on field last week as highmore didnt play.
Thoughts?

Bob Butter

I brought in Impey this week for Young but wouldn’t trade Campbell. It’s a tough decision though, could go either way. I don’t think he’s a keeper but who knows. Spewing I traded Impey for Dow the day before the season started, cost me a trade and 80k. J Clark to Jaith or Chapman or to hold him is the biggest decision I need to make.

The Ranger

Yep, Sharp or Kosi to Chapman Trigga

Derek

the last few years i’ve started with brodie & devon Smith and last year Lukosius and they stayed in my team for almost the whole year, probably were my last upgrades.

so you can have a player who you know isn’t a keeper, but they can stay there and give you decent scores, the plan is to trade them up but there is always something else needing to be done.

Impey and Ziebell feel like that type this year.

Russty_

That’s a good nutshell description Derek, we all think we’ll just be able to trade this guy for that guy and have a plan,and have the money… but you can’t plan for the unexpected. As the rounds tick by and you realise, I can’t do what I want cause I don’t know where I’ll get the money from.
It makes it all the more important to start with a decent side and then get all the right rookies earning and not stagnating.

Russty_

Hi Trigga, I say wait and see if Highmore is named , if not get rid of Sharp or Kosi to Chapman. I don’t think Jiath or Impey are keepers in the long term.

demonsdelight

i’d go the other way like Trigg get IMPEY and CJ for Clark and Campbell asap Waterman looks good so Rowe to him next week then sit back

JohnDJ59

Nothing to panic about just yet, feel I will have most things covered once I do my trades for this round. Going with Grundy into Gawn, I won’t have a loop I will be able to use once I trade out H.Young, so hoping Maxy does better than Grundy.

Russty_

The dees are flying so far John, you must be excited about them being 3-0, maybe not so much at Oliver’s score this week if he gets tagged by O’Connor

demonsdelight

Are Bugg or Grinter on our list they would fix that irishman up . Wouldn’t surprise me if Viney took O’Conor at the start

JohnDJ59

Yes very happy with our start Russty, Geelong will be a good test for us. O’Connor is a sure thing to go to Clarry, if he scores 80 that will do me.

TelescopicCox

I’ve asked once, but still torn. Leaning to backing in Neale

A) Neale & De Goey to Ridley & Impey
B) De Goey & Clark to Waterman & Ridley

TommyC99

Easy for me to say since i’ve never owned him but imo the week to trade Neale out was last week. Already bled 80k i think youve gotta stick fat with him. I can’t see him continuing this for much longer and he won’t bleed much more coin. Therefore option 2 for me

TelescopicCox

I’m thinking of that and letting Ridley pass. I played around with the 2nd trade, and it leaves me with a trio of Kozi, Sharp & Highmore which has donuts written all over it.

This could come back to bite me, but moving Neale for Ridley means I’m down $100k+ on those who already made the move

The Ranger

It should have happened last week but I’m moving on Neale this week. Didn’t like what he said about the back injury, it sounds like it will be ongoing.

HarryH

I have DeGoey too but am prepared to wait another week. GWS at home looks a tasty game for him to run amok. I was hoping he’d be more consistent this year with more mid time but that hasn’t been apparent yet. However, not pulling the trigger this early. He got a bit of it last week, just had horrible efficiency

TommyC99

With my loop playing saturday night ive got to choose between Lloyd, Dusty and Steele for VC. Leaning towards dusty. Who would you guys pick?

Wtf

Steele has been the most consistent in a bad side.

HarryH

Do you have Ridley? With an avg of 136 he’s my VC tonight. I would consider Lloyd at home but don’t have him

The Jinx

I might be ahead of myself, but Marshall is looking so tasty in couple of weeks. Still not 100% fit may have limited time on ground for a couple of games and he’s up against NicNat this weekend and Nank the following.

So keen on getting my Ruck/Fwd swing going in couple of weeks, with Marshall, Fullerton and Treacy. Once that’s set, then I’ll be concentrating on Mid. But not until I find a way to get Grundy in. Forwards will be my be last upgrades.

Lekdog

I want to see his first two games, suspect he’ll go bang in the first game back but struggle in game two

Rick Grimes

The Bont averages 132 v Lions over last 5 games.

Lekdog

Hot

RNgiants

Hi there JR community,
Got a few options for the VC, with most in my league opting for Merret. I myself have Lloyd, merret, Martin, boak and macrae playing earlier games. Who would you guys recommend for the VC loophole option? I’m currently thinking merret, however My other main option is macrae.
In terms of captaincy, who is the front runner for the C role out of Steele, Grundy or Gawn?
Thanks 🙏🏻

Lekdog

Grundy and Gawn, flip a coin

Bob Butter

Are you guys holding J Clark? Has shown scoring potential but has also gone missing for large patches of the game, also not 100% sold on his JS. Options are either downgrade to Chapman or upgrade to Jaith. Thoughts appreciated.

HarryH

I’m certainly holding. Feel like there’s bigger problems than him right now avg 72 with a BE of 24, he has money to make yet

Bob Butter

My biggest worry with him is JS. On the other hand Jaith has looked great and will also probably end up generating more cash. I will probably end up holding though, have already burned a couple more trades then I would have liked.

HarryH

There’s future downgrade option in L Jones and Parks coming up. Both cheaper than Chapman too who’s only an 18 year old. I’m going to hold Clark and potentially get one or both of them in. Parks is attractive for price but I hear Jones has better scoring potential

Rick Grimes

I’m holding. He looked good 2nd half. I feel there’s a good score coming from him.

Derek

i think he hold his place with Higgins out, even though Menagola is back

dontblushbaby

That goal late helped his score , he’s a 70ish scorer each week, will be an upgrade / downgrade in the next few weeks imo

Derek

He’s a type who could have one big score and really kick his value along

with Duncan and Menagola back and Huggins out he might be given a different role and kill it

Lekdog

Holding until I can turn him into a legit keeper

The Jinx

Not sure who to VC out of
Ridley, Merrett, The Bont and Dunkley

Merrett I don’t trust, going from his last 3 games. He’s been frustrating to watch so far, racks a lot of the pills but not enough contested possession. He’s been averaging 3 tackles, 3 clearances, 5 turnovers. So frustrating to watch a midfielder playing 78% in the Half-back and about 20% in the guts. barely goes forward or inside 50.

Dunkley may get some attention, I have never looked him as a VC/C option at all. Don’t mind if he scores well or huge even if I don’t have the VC/C on him.

The Bont has pretty decent average against the Lions. But has the tendency to slack off when the Dogs is winning.

Ridley in the past 3 games he’s been averaging 20 kicks with 88% efficiency, kick to hand ratio at 2.3, averaging 10 rebounds. He may get some attention, but Kick-in and play on duties alone should boost his score.

Ridley for VC into Gawn(C) for me this week.

HarryH

Yep I hope the Swans don’t kick straight. Ridley’s taking almost all the kick ins. I’m doing same VC/C combo. Let’s hope Ridley pumps out a 150 tonight! The ball may be in Essendon’s backline a bit tonight, despite their heroics last week

The Jinx

That would be awesome if Swans hits the posts as much as they did last week.

Indris Ozolins

11 17 was a perfect result

Hedski

I’m tossing up vc’ing the same 4 Jonah, doing my head in.
Might just chuck it on Gulden for shits and giggles.

The Jinx

Could work Hedski
Might have a field day and scores 140.

I’m torn between Ridley and The Bont.

The Jinx

And Merrett decided to play this week. Running towards forward at 55%, 7 clearances, 5 tackles, 7 inside 50 so far.

This is what I want to see from a midfielder.

Last edited 3 days ago by The Jinx
The Ranger

Hmm…I was bringing in Chapman for L.Jones but Jones has been named so now I’m not so sure.
Seems a shame to miss out on Chapman but the only way I can get him would be to trade out Dow and move J.Clark to the mids and that would then leave my back line with Chapman and Jones on field with Kosi and Highmore on the pine.
Worth doing to get Chapman?
I’m also sideways trading Neale to Steele and trading twice would take my trades down to 26 already.

The Jinx

I would wait 6:30pm Friday Night when the teams for Saturday are dropped. If Highmore is named then. I would just let the Chapman train go by.

There’s a few rookies I’ve missed, there’s actually a whole heaps of rookies to choose from in couple of weeks that will be on the bubble.

Lekdog

Wait for teams, you don’t have to have Chapman if you have other playing rookies

Eric

Hi peeps, I need you’re help.
I wanna trade out Dow to Impey but it means I need to trade out Rowe to Waterman.

Is going early on Waterman and trading out Rowe absolutely crazy lol. Or just so crazy it may work hahaha

Hedski

I’d hold Rowe, think he’ll go well against norf this week, trade Dow to someone else, don’t chase the Imp if you can’t get him in one trade

DEESNUTSRBIG

Josh Caddy (Omitted) yet again. He is signed until the end of 2022 and has been dropped multiple times since signing the contract extension in early 2020. Also heard Richmond tried to trade him with no takers.

dontblushbaby

His discipline is poor, gives away too many free kicks with 50m

Russty_

He should’ve stuck to his first sport…Golf.

Lekdog

HAHA

ST1974

It’s panic time. Bergman has been dropped. Do I bring Waterman in for bench coverage or wait until he is on the bubble next week.

Russty_

What did you end up doing ST?…Waterman going ok

ST1974

Thanks Rusty. I ended up bringing him in for Henry who was more expensive than Bergman and is just sitting on my bench not getting a game with the Pies. Didn’t watch the game but saw he kicked two goals but only scored 56 points which is slightly disappointing and awkward as I don’t know whether to take that score or stick with Rowe. The positive is that he is cheap and will keep his place in the team if he continues to a couple of goals each week.

Nathan

Struggling here community!

Neale or Josh Kelly to Ridley?
And the other trade I’m looking to go Dow to Chapman via DPP. But don’t have Impey… so do I sideways Dow to Impey and hope Highmore gets up…

Cheers

Hedski

I’d get rid of Spud Dow before Neale or Jelly Nathan but that’s just me, depends on the rest of your structure.

The Jinx

Well! Goodluck all and in your H2H match ups.

Managed to win 5 out 8 H2H last week.
Hoping to win all this week😁wishful thinking. I’m up against 4 good SC coaches this week.
One Touch Wonder
Shake n Bake
Enshala
Singapore Flyers

Hedski

Good luck back at ya bud, we will need it!

Hedski

I play shaker and Enshala too this week

Shake n bake

Need to get 1 back on ya!

The Jinx

Thanks Mate.

Wondering if you slapped the VC on Gulden he’s looking great so far, might score 140 tonight.

Hedski

Na, probably go Dunks/Bont into Grundy/Gawn, not sure yet.

TOPHAWK

Go well mate! All your opponents this week have serious pedigree. Cheers

Hedski

Got you too this week TH, JR mega league I think

Tophawk

Should be a ripper! Cheers Hedski

The Jinx

I need all luck I can get against these guys. I played in the same leagues with them in the past and boy they have posted ripping scores.

Good win last week mate.
I think I have only beaten you once in past TH.

Russty_

I didn’t even finish in the top 16 in my own JR Mega-league last year Jonah, that’s how good these fkrs are lol, you need to bring your A-Game 🙂

john

I’d just like to thank the hierarchy here at JR for starting the Panic Room up tonight 👍 I did have a slight dig last week about it not being up for the first match of the round and you legends have listened 👏 Cheers and thanks for listening 🙂

DEESNUTSRBIG

Credit to : Published by Fozdaddy on 08/04/2021
Gettin the job done 👍

Russty_

Yep the panic is real John and shouldn’t be delayed a day 🙂

Lekdog

We heard you and Foz was a legend in getting it up!

Soothsayer

Well, my awesome plan of three rookie Rucks was close but not perfect. Once Neale went limp I had no captain. I either trade in fawn for the big c with cc’d on macrae. Or I try to be a complex SuperCoach hipster and bring in jiath and impey as my D6 and F6.
i think I need that gig Gawn C. Can anyone talk me out of it?

Russty_

Kudos to you for having the intestinal fortitude to try it mate, yeah I reckon you need one of the big 2 for sure.

Locked and Loaded

I forgot how much CD love Jake Lloyd absolute disgrace

DEESNUTSRBIG

His only kicks that didn’t go to Essendon were short sideways/backwards crap.

Locked and Loaded

Spot on exactly

DEESNUTSRBIG

“Manstanding’ is the new term regarding the player on the mark that is not allowed to move.

Hedski

I don’t understand…please mansplain

Russty_

Man short for mannequin lol

Hedski

Oh I got it Russty, was just pulling a Pauline Hanson.

dontblushbaby

Marshall confirmed for the Saints this week, no word on Highmore though yet ?

Russty_

Not yet Dbb, I reckon he will be in though.

The Jinx

Ouch! Heeney is out. Glad I went for Tex over Heeney last week.

TOPHAWK

Heeney is a butter boy. Great player but he breaks down. All the time. Finally had an opportunity to punt Caldwell for Tex Walker. Big punt I know. Lets see how it plays out.

The Jinx

I was so close of starting with him and picking him up last week, saw a better value in Tex.

Imo it’s worth a punt TH, he still have heaps of cash to make in the next 2 or 3 weeks. If he keeps it up or around 100 ave could be a keeper, if he starts going downwards. We can always turn him to a fallen premo on a rise.

I’m keeping a close eye on him, soon he drops a sub 50 or 2 games of 70s or being rested. Straight to the slaughter house for culling.

DEESNUTSRBIG

Heeney on 52 – injured hand and subbed out!
Crap start to the round again!

Hedski

Shit hope it’s not long term, got him in for Danger after round 1, will drop to $440k-ish.
As soon as you think your sitting pretty…bang.
He was always a risky pick tho.

DEESNUTSRBIG

Yeah I got Heeney and Z.Williams – Fool me once, keep fooling myself with these guys.

One Touch Wonder

Had the VC on him. 55 10 mins into second quarter was looking good. Hurts

DEESNUTSRBIG

Rowell, Caldwell, Neale, Heeney all gone for me, keep em coming

Russty_

Broken Hand…bad luck there guys.

Derek

He needs to follow Rampe’s lead

JugHead

Lloyd…Gulden….Warner…..Campbell.
I’d like to get Mills. I wonder how many Swans is too many…..

TOPHAWK

Mills, Gulden, Warner and Campbell all on field tonight. I so wish I could have Chippy Seagull too!

Russty_

Maybe Campbell not so much, doesn’t seem to score too well and he’s had it 15 times already tonight.

TOPHAWK

Hi Russty, I could have loopholed Campbell’s by putting him on the bench with the E. He ended up with 51SC so I will humbly accept his onfield score. I put him on field as he had a great game two weeks ago which was also at the SCG. Now I have to toss up who to put onfield at M8 and F6. Jordon at M8 over Powell and Rowe at F6 just ahead of Scott. Rowe sgould do OK against North. Cheers mate.

Hugh

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holty01

Good luck all for this round

Russty_

And to you Sir Holternator.

Rick Grimes

Warner is a gun.

Russty_

Sure is, Cox is surprisingly good after a really slow start. (33 and 42)…it took the poxy Saints to bring out his best.

Last edited 3 days ago by Russty_
JugHead

Looks very fit and agile. Going to be good after another preseason.

Russty_

Yeah he’s still a skinny beanpole but should become a powerhouse with some more muscle on him. Bombers have found a good one there.

JugHead

Its the last quarter….he is a 200cm kid playing on the wing and still covering the whole length of the ground

Russty_

And Rucking as well, he’s a ripper kid.

Derek

The best of the young fellas

JugHead

Might have a bit more physical development than Campbell and Gulden too. Wouldn’t surprise to see one of them get managed out for a week soon.

Russty_

Footywire is good for live scores if you keep hitting the refresh button, Fanfooty is just one big error page now, hopefully they get that sorted soon.

Lekdog

That Footyinfo app someone suggested is good too!

Pieman

Download the app “footyinfo” got all scores live on that

Rick Grimes

Ridley gets points for smelling it. CD darling this year. Must have.

Russty_

Still not quite enough to take as your VC score…or is it!?? …..dah dah daaaah

Russty_

Gulden…you bastard!, you were supposed to get 116 and you got 68 !!!!-!!!!!!-!!!!!!!!!-!!!!!!!!!
Well 68 is pretty good for a rookie, hehe

Derek

i thought he played better than 68. missed Buddy a couple of times.

Campbell was a bit disappointing again. Was on 40 midway through the 3rd quarter, but missed a few tackles and turned the ball over and dropped to about 35 at 3/4 time

tbone19

Must confess I did a sideways move of Daniel to Ridley this week as it was the only way I could get him in. Was worried about Daniel and the amount of poor decisions he’s been making, plus lot of bulldog mouths to feed. Also a little bit worried about Campbell from possibly even next week. Didn’t use the ball well after the first quarter and made some pretty bad errors. Also taken off in a close game for last 8 odd minutes. Might be looking too much into it but he could be dropped after a performance like that I reckon

Russty_

I think that’s descrimination against short people aka Centimetreally challenged 😉
Ridley is much taller than Daniel, and also Daniel wears a silly looking helmet. I think you got sick of looking at the silly looking helmet.

JugHead

Could be just a kid running out of petrol, making skill errors due to fatigue and due for a rest. Thats the hard thing with rookies. Skill is only part of the story. Some come in and play the whole season. Some come in and are cooked after 2-3 games

JugHead

……….and I oughta know, I’ve selected plenty of rookies on the bubble who were cooked one game later……fair warning….I’m looking at bringing in Waterman next week. You will probably be able to stick a fork in him the week after.

The Jinx

I’m calling it. Daniel will be tonning it up this week and next week.

Rnd 1 the ball has gone his way scoring 107sc
Rnd 2 WCE he struggle against the taller players and the forward pressure the Eagles put on the dogs defense resulted poor decision and errors. 66sc
Rnd 3 against the North. You know what happened there by looking at the scoreboard. Daniel still managed to score 96sc

This week he’s gonna see a fair bit of footy in the back half against the Lions. I think he’ll see fair of it again next week against Gold Coast.

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Deafness (DM)

Went Neale to Ridley myself this week with the Fyfe swing

TOPHAWK

Great move. Ridley smashed it again last night. Neale is quickly turning into a mega money loser. Punted him last week at full price. I am sorry about you bringing in Heeney last week. He burnt me to a crisp last year. I whacked him on my never again list after that. And he has done it again. Bloody injured once more. Just punt him next week and put him in the rear view mirror. Your season is far from over. Cheers. TH

Derek

a broken hand is just bad luck

Deafness (DM)

Cheers
What will be interesting will be who to bring in for Heeney. Nothing screams out right now

Lekdog

I really wanted to make that trade but held, hoping for a Ballarat bounce back from the helmet

Hugh

Quietly happy with 78 from my new $300k rookie, Lance Franklin. Umps play-on robbed him of a 90. Hell of a lot better than the Hayden Young who (with DPP usage) he replaced. Future match-winner!

Hugh

& Buddy outscored my two Rising Star award nomination winning cheaper rookies by 10+

Lekdog

Wow you went with Bud! Ballsy!

Derek

i’m more than happy to grab him in a couple of Draft leagues.

Deafness (DM)

Bringing in Heeney over Tex/Impey last week might be one of my biggest mistakes in supercoach

Lekdog

Stings

Derek

that is bad luck. not a mistake.

i was very close to starting him, but found the cash to get Danger instead.

Went to Dusty when danger was suspended, but was very close to getting Heeney then.

he was looking so good. 50pts 10mins into the second quarter.

david

Luck can be a horrible thing in supercoach

Shake n bake

Stone to debut

TOPHAWK

Yes. I just saw that on Honeyball twitter. He is a strong tough kid. Hope he does well.

Shake n bake

Another fwd

Lekdog

Hope he can play a few games

K.Sinny

Hey community, need a bit of advice on what trades I should do. I’ve already done Dow to Waterman and I’ve got 174k in the bank. I’m heavily considering going Phillips to Tex, is this a good move or should I keep Phillips or trade home to someone else? Thanks guys.

Lekdog

Phillips to Tex is solid if you think Tex can keep this up for a month or so

Corey

Lachie Neale scored 167 against the Lions last year, I guess he was averaging massive numbers against any team including his own💪🏻

Lekdog

:’D

The Jinx

Rory Sloane article in AFL website.

Adelaide are that good this year, they are

“Adelaide is looking for its third win of the season when it takes on Adelaide at Marvel Stadium on Sunday.”

Corey

Hey Community,

I have all the gun rookies and had to trade out Rowell and Dangerfield so I have 28 trades left. Do I trade out Neale this week for Boak or do I continue to hold him? I will also wait until Sunday and if Kozi is dropped I will bring in Chapman

JugHead

I’m in a similar position and I’m gunna let Neale go. I should have last week.
Happy to be proven wrong, but I can’t see him getting back to scoring 140pts any time soon. But all credit to him for battling on.
Also, there is another risk I don’t want to take……..what if the Lions decide to rest him for a few weeks to have him in better nick for the pointy end of the season.
If I ride out his full price drop and mediocre scores only to see him dropped for several weeks, my season is toast.

Derek

i went against everything i usually do, traded him to Ridley yesterday

it was a toss up between Ridley and Mills. At half time Mills was looking awesome but hardly got a touch in the third quarter.

The Ranger

Yeah I’ve traded him too, it doesn’t sound like an injury that’s going to go away quickly.

Corey

Fagan said today he’s getting better and is feeling better then last week

john

Yeah just read that, screws my trades now, was keen on a Neale/Bergman > Tex/JZ trade but now with the amount of coaches trading him out he’s becoming a bit of a POD, not sure which way to go now 🤔

Jack

Hey guys, thoughts on Isaac Cumming as a POD alternative for Jiath? Whitfield is still 3-4 weeks away by the sounds of it.

Russty_

Sure, Cumming has been quite good, better than expected.

Shake n bake

Treacy playing.

TommyC99

Field Powell, S Berry or Rowe?

john

Sloane out for 2-4wks so I’d give Berry a run.

Alex

Alright folks traded out Caldwell and Neale for a couple of the top rated cash cows so now I have a 950k warchest to use to plug in a few holes. Alright swung DPPS around in order to upgrade Dow to Ridley but with 540k left over and a rather weak forward line I am trying to decide what’s the best move to make.
Forward line is:
Dusty, Ziebell, Campbell, Warner, Rowe and Scott with Bergman and Fullarton on the bench.
Option 1 – a poor scoring rookie to Tex/Impey and capitalise on the low BEs for a borderline keeper. If so, which one?
Option 2 – same rookie for Dunkley (set and forget in the forward line but miss out on the cash grab and probable decent points.
Thanks legends!

david

It’s not too late to get Tex and he might become a keeper but Dunkley is a known entity and you know that he will be a keeper.

If you don’t like risk get Dunks.

john

Your the first coach who’s confirmed what I’ve been thinking about Tex in particularly David, at just a touch over $400k we would all be happy to pay that for a potential keeper, sure $298k would of been better but I don’t get the “it’s to late” connotations, Tex doesn’t have history on his side admittedly, but the rule changes have now brought the FF’s into the fray, I wouldn’t be expecting in my wildest dreams that he maintains this purple patch he’s on, but I can see his previous 40’s being more like 60’s-70’s and his average panning out to 95-100 which at $400k you’ll take anydsy, much like JZ ATM.

Alex

Thanks mate! I’m definitely leaning to Tex over Impey. The BE is only 20 points different so both guys should make some serious coin this week but whilst Impey will make more coin from this week onward, Tex could end up being a keeper whilst Impey will probably cost me a trade down the track

The Jinx

I swear I’m starting to hate reading AFL news regarding with fines and charges. The game has gone really soft or is it all about revenue like the speeding camera.

Mills and other players coping a fine for an accidental contact with an umpire. I know the umpires needs protecting, how about when an umpire makes a contact with a player. Do they get a fine or suspended, one sided don’t you think.

Chris Scott coping a massive fine for just responding what Neale said to him. Fair enough if it flared up then my all means fine both. I think it was just a good old banter at each other.

Players can’t even push and shove each other anymore. Soon a player push and shove another player, will cope a $1,000 minimum fine.

Love the game but hate the rules or whatever they came up with every bloody year.

Russty_

Agree Jinx , the accidental contact fine is a frikkin joke because it was an ACCIDENT…Chris Scott should be fined just for that hairstyle though 😉

TOPHAWK

Rory Sloane out for 2-4 weeks with an eye injury. Good news for Rory Laird owners…….

john

And Berrys CBA’s

The Jinx

Not good for Sloane owners or those who brought him in last week.

Would be good news for Laird and Berry owners.

Rover

Didn’t see that one coming…
He’s been a good start for me

Rover

Flynn out

The Jinx

Saw that coming, but not this early. SMH
Some might be with donut, I’ve seen a few teams with Hunter on the bench.

I might be with donut this week if Meek gets drop.

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JugHead

If Meek gets dropped, they will have to rename this the crazy blind panic room.

JugHead

I wish I had the cohones to go straight from Flynn to Grundy.

Rick Grimes

If Meek is dropped and i’m expecting he will, I’ll probably get Grundy via a an Oliver sale. I always intended to get Grundy and I’ll buy back Clarry later if he represents value. So it’s not a burnt trade.

TOPHAWK

Flynn OUT!! “Managed” No Highmore and no Sharp. I have one trade. Looks like I will have to move early on Treacy and say a little prayer. Hunter out and Treacy in.

Russty_

Doing the same Hawk, Mummy was always gonna play 6 games or so so it was bound to happen.

Shake n bake

l got in Treacy ytday! Knew he was going to play. Didn’t know know l would rely on him!

TOPHAWK

Wow. That is a god send Shake! I may need to either get Treacy or Fullarton for Paul Hunter. Now that Marshall is back, Hunter wont get a gig for the time being. Then target Marshall in a few weeks if he does well. Nice swingset with Treacy/Fullarton. Time to keep cool calm and collected.

TOPHAWK

Brilliant Shake! He will be really handy for you. I have Flynn at R2 and Hunter at R3, 177K in the bank and one trade up my sleeve. Its decision time!

Shake n bake

Definitely will come in handy this week. Secretly hope Meek gets the flick.

The Jinx

Nice one Shake, that could be the winner for you against me this week, if Meek gets drop.

Derek

Is Meek playing

Maverick

50 minutes!!

No Highmore, sharp or Fyfe named I’m copping a donut unless I make the move on a defensive rookie.

Chapman? Prematurely on Jones? Parks?

I just want the best JS going forward

Russty_

Highmore’s not even in the 4 emergencies, Ratten is a tool.

Maverick

Yeah what’s the deal there mate.

I thought he was back in the 22 for sure. Not looking good at all but has a low BE so is a hold and wait wait wait.

demonsdelight

i thought he looked ok did Carlisle f him up

Russty_

Yeah maybe I think it’s just an issue of seniority, Carlisle and Webster coming back, he didn’t do anything wrong so it sucks for him.

muzz

HELP total of $341,800 to trade Kosi and Sharp who should l get

TommyC99

Kosi – Chapman no brainer

TOPHAWK

Is Kosi not playing? Sharp is an emergency. You dont have to trade tonight. Sleep on it and see what news breaks in the morning. (Unless you are after L Jones or one of the Richmond debutants)

muzz

Yeah bit keen on L Jones more so than Chapman ,is it worth the risk

Maverick

I’m also bullish in Jones myself. But ports a tough side to hold your spot in when a rookie. But Jones looked good in the pre season 🤷🏼‍♂️ safer option is Chapman’s whose on the bubble

Russty_

Maybe Cumming?…he’s going well, taking kickins.

david

Kosi plus 341k = 485k
Moore 455k ave 103
Jiath 332k ave 102
Cumming 337k ave 93

plus many others ave over 90 but Moore is probably safest

Derek

Tex Walker is when the Buffalo Bounce meets the Mammoth Curve.

Anyone who still has their copies of the Jock Reynolds Magazine will know what I’m talking about

Cromdog Millionaire

3 trade options this week:

Neale > Lyons, boak, macrae

Dow > Impey

Sharp > Chapman

What’s the most necessary?

Derek

Sharp to Chapman get you another warm body

Russty_

Treacy or Fullarton onfield?…gawd what a question!

demonsdelight

Treacy just Marshall will be a good watch particularly with the dpp

The Jinx

It’s gonna be a very wet day on Sunday in Perth. Apparently his very good in the wet, that is why Longmuir giving him a run this week.

Fullarton no comment – apart from good bench cover if you don’t have any other options.

Derek

Is he a mudder?

The Jinx

Longmuirs word mate, not mine. in their meeting. It’s in the AFL website

Russty_

Cheers lads

david

He comes from Cohuna mate their annual rainfall is only about 60mm more than Alice Springs even though it’s in Victoria. Their entire agricultural industry is run from irrigation, the only time he’s ever played in the wet was when they left the sprinklers on the footy oval on June 16th 2018
The local media were outraged at the waste of water and Peter reynolds put 50 sheep on the oval 2 days later to trim the new growth

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The Jinx

“It’s probably going to be wet but I reckon you’re one of our best ball handlers and even one of our best kicks forward of centre.

“Your aggression in the wet is going to be important, the way you pressure and tackle and your intent to defend as well.”

-AFL website- Longmuirs words to Treacy

david

Yep he’s a typical inland-farm-bred footballer. He thinks the ball is his and crunches anybody who trys to take it

TOPHAWK

Hands up Butters owners!!! Wow, just wow!!

Russty_

Not me mate but Jinxy won’t be happy, 69 points seems a bit excessive for 9 disposals and 1 goal.

TOPHAWK

Butters just raised the bat. 104SC at 1/2 time. Wish I whacked the VC on him.

Russty_

6 point quarter after that, if he kicks a goal in the last he’ll probs end up on 150

TOPHAWK

And then he got injured. I think I may have put the mockers on him. Lets pray its only a minor issue. He was becoming a stellar POD in my forward line.

Kat

Not me but wishing I was. Might have to make him my next upgrade

The Jinx

Was an owner yesterday.
No regrets so far! I was expecting he’ll probably go big tonight.We’ll see a few more games if I made a mistake or not.

TOPHAWK

Butters is all class. If he stays fit, he will be superb. Sorry about last week. Pipped you again.

The Jinx

Definitely no regrets! Basically traded out an injured player, before the injury happened.

Russty_

Maybe you should change your name to ‘The Prophet’ haha

The Jinx

Hahaha Jonah was a Prophet, but more known as The Jinx or Jonah and The whale.

But I prefer The Jinx😁

Rick Grimes

Another CD dandy. Gets 12 points for a handball.

david

Maybe play another game Rick, supercoach seems to be stressing you too much

Rick Grimes

Nah im good. But perhaps you should give it away. Its making you act like a flog.