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Panic Room | Round 12

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The byes are finally here! The main cause for panic in the SuperCoach community, minus maybe that 24 hours before round one kicks off.

Six sides are missing this week, it’s best 18 on field, so let’s get into it.

Newz you can Uze

Brisbane has brought back Brownlow medallist Lachie Neale for the clash against Melbourne. Ryan Lester will also return, with the pair replacing James Madden (ouch) and Rhys Mathieson. Tough luck if you traded Madden in.

Tom Highmore has been dropped again, replaced by Hunter Clark. When Saints hit their round 14 bye it might be worth cutting your losses with him. Joel Amartey, Robbie Fox, Tom Hickey and Logan McDonald have been named for Sydney, with Kaiden Brand, Callum Sinclair, Dylan Stephens, and Hayden McLean dropped.

Ronin O’Connor comes back into the Adelaide lineup with Nick Murray dropped. Sam Berry will also miss through his injury sustained last week. Jamie Elliott, Max Lynch, Jay Rantall and Josh Thomas are named for Collingwood, with Brodie Grundy, Callum Brown, Chris Mayne and Tom Wilson missing for a variety of reasons.

Aaron Francis has made his way back into the Essendon side, with Brandon Zerk-Thatcher dropped again. Marlion Pickett will replace Toby Nankervis as a like-for-like, while Shane Edwards will come in for Hugo Ralphsmith.

Michael Gibbons has been ruled out with injury, but the four of Paddy Dow, Zac Fisher, Jack Newnes and Luke Parks are all on the extended bench. West Coast is fielding possibly its weakest side in a while, with Brandon Ah Chee, Oscar Allen, Jarrod Brander, Tim Kelly and Josh Kennedy all out injured. Brayden Ainsworth, Harry Edwards, Luke Foley, Zac Langdon, Xavier O’Neill, and Nathan Vardy have been named to return via the extended squad, while Zane Trew may and Luke Edwards will debut.

Only one out so far for Fremantle with Sam Switkowski confirmed injured, with Reece Conca, Griffin Logue, Matt Taberner and Joel Western brought into the squad of 25. Ryan Gardner, Mitch Hannan, Stefan Martin, Anthony Scott and Rhylee West are in the Bulldogs squad, with Riley Garcia and Lachie McNeil out.

When a price breaks, it don’t Breakeven

What am I s’posed to do, when Imma lose some cash from holding you:

  • 200 – Pat Dangerfield
  • 199 – Matt Rowell
  • 166 – Jarryd Lyons
  • 160 – Hugh McCluggage
  • 160 – Jack Darling

What am I s’posed to say, when you’re making coin by scoring okay:

  • -98 – Ned Reeves
  • -45 – Callum Coleman-Jones
  • -40 – Max Holmes
  • -32 – Trent Bianco
  • -20 – Jack Reiwoldt

Oh Captain my Captain

Another big Friday night clash. Lachie Neale returns and has had ample time to sort out his back woes. If you have him, not a bad option, but be wary since he’s missed a chunk of matches. Clayton Oliver is in rare form at the moment and must be considered, his last three against Brisbane in Queensland have been 177, 103 and 146, while Jarryd Lyons dipped below 100 for the first time last week.

Jack Macrae plays on Sunday, and while he hasn’t traditionally scored well against Fremantle, he’s been in great touch recently. Marcus Bontempelli has also been scoring superbly this year, and averages 111.3 against Fremantle in his last three. Jack Steele scored 129 against the Swans last year and is in good nick too.

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Peter

Hey Community…I can bring in a mid..who should i take out of Walsh Steele or Neale

Joe_T

Steele your best bet considering Walsh has a bye next week and Neale is returning from injury

Lazza

Of those three .. Steele

WillyO

Do I trade my floating donute AFyfe and cop spending the 20k to get Bianco?
I hate doing this but my other rookies aren’t exactly ready to cull ie: Jordan Rowe RCD Highmore Jones etc. Going early on Bianco for next week’s double upgrade and reeves

Last edited 17 days ago by WillyO
TommyC99

I guess depends how many trades youve got left. I can’t afford to be sideways trading basement rookies but if you’ve got plenty of trades I don’t see why not. I almost think highmore could be traded this week IMO. Sub at best this week and bye round 14, plus no vfl this week to prove himself. I think there’s definitely merit in trading him

dontblushbaby

Agree on trading Highmore, he won’t make you much more, I have A.Fyfe and with the DPP , I’ll be keeping him until the end for loops,

The ideal trade if you can Fyfe & Bianco as you swing set and not on the same line

David C

Yep, I’d also suggest Highmore.

WillyO

Yeah thank you Highmore too Bianco it is 🙂 I forgot about the Fyfe & Bianco DPP. Thank you

anonymous

Highmore is ready to be slaughtered mate he wont make another dollar this year

Rick Grimes

How many ‘premos’ are people fielding this week? For sake of argument, let’s call that someone averaging 90+ either this year or consistently over their career.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

11 before trades, if I go with the upgrades that I am considering 13. Round 12-13 I’m fine with 20 and 18 players on field, round 14 will be terrible with only 13-14 players.

TRIGGA HAPPY

16 inc Daniel

anonymous

1 defender (Lloyd) 4 defenders if you include Daniels,Ridley and Moore

6 Mids if you count Cripps

1 Ruck

1 forward 2 forwards if you count Heeney

Rick Grimes

Include all of those. Based on recent weeks, all capable of a ton. That’s premium output.

Lazza

I’m fielding 14 keepers, all have averaged over 90 in the past 3 games .. 21 on the park .. R13 will be diabolical for me and a party for my competition… the yearly average is not a good guide this year with so many short games due to injury..

Joe_T

Is it worth trading out Impey to allow me to get Bont + Mills? Basically the two scenarios to choose from are:

  1. Mills, Bont, CCJ onfield = 165k + 6 trades left for 3 upgrades
  2. Whitfield, Walsh, Impey onfield = 60k + 7 trades left for 2 upgrades
Rick Grimes

Option 2 I say.

David C

So what happens if WC and Richmond swap from rd 13 to rd14 bye? Do you get averages for those two teams in rd 14? Round 14 bye will be extra difficult if not.

TRIGGA HAPPY

Does that mean 6, 4, 8 or do two teams from rd 14 bye move back to rd 13 to replace tiges and eagles?

Rd 14 gonna be the death of most teams if 8!

This is another reason you cant plan for byes. Was gonna let a rookie fatten over next two weeks then trade to rcd after his bye.

If want rcd then will need to trade in next week and b4 he goes up, then he has his bye next rd. So wont have him as as warm body for rd 14 anymore. And the rook probably wouldnt have fattened enough with 1 week instead of two so probably cant do upgrade I wanted to do.

They are just screwing SC royally this year….

Last edited 17 days ago by TRIGGA HAPPY
anonymous

Shouldn’t hurt much those 2 teams only have 3 SC relevant players between them

derek

I’m getting rid of TimKelly this week, but I have Dusty and RCD and looking at jumping on CCJ and would need those 3 to field 18 on round 14.

derek

that would be mad, only 10 teams playing round 14.

my mind can’t comprehend what that would look like.

TOPHAWK

The word is that should the WCE and RICH game get moved forward to round 13 it will still be best 18, however SC is considering giving coaches extra trades as compo. (from 3 to 5 trades going into round 14)

TommyC99

Trade Berry or highmore to bianco? Trading highmore gives me the swing with laird as laird will he pushed into the midfield next week, whereas Berry won’t play the next 2 weeks but would be handy in round 14 if he was to come straight back in.
I have 20 playing this week + Macrae and highmore who will both most likely be subs.

TRIGGA HAPPY

Berry (adel) has rd 14 bye.

TommyC99

Ahh for some reason I thought Berry had the bye next week. That changes things slightly. Would ya still keep Berry as he’s more likely to play next week. I’m touch and go for 18 both round 13 and 14 so it’s pretty much down to who’s more likely to play next week!

TRIGGA HAPPY

Im holding berry hoping he gets back after 12 days for concussion for rd 13. Highmore trade gives u a handy swing. 👍

derek

I’m holding Berry. Highmore has left the building

anonymous

Boot Highmore he’s a pure spud

Rick Grimes

I dumped Berry. BE is his ave and he’s no good thing to play next week.

TRIGGA HAPPY

Surely Zorko warrants consideration as VC tonight? Based on form gotta be a better VC option than Neale?

derek

Harmes i reckon will go to someone. Don’t think it will be neale.

Michael

The best 18 scores count, is that just for the league’s or the weekly and season overall. Thanks.

TRIGGA HAPPY

All 3 mate.

WillyO

Atkins to Heeney a valid move?
Atkins a 3/5 round AVG of 64 & 68. He’s been horrible. Heeney a high ceiling but does have that injury proneness. I have plenty of trades up my sleeve

Russty_

I’d say go for it Willy…Atkins has improved but he’s still quite inconsistent, Heeney should serve you well if he can avoid the injuries.

Daniel

Which trade is better for this week?

Braeden Campbell to Heeney (Hold Daniher this week, trade him out next week), means I will have 19 playing onfield this week (13 guns, Daniher and 5 rookies)
OR
Daniher to Heeney, I’ll then have 18 playing onfield this week (13 guns and 5 rookies)

derek

Campbell to Heeney looks a really good trade. hang on to Daniher, he is going ok for a key forward

Josh

Thoughts on Nank to Nic nat, Flynn to CCJ, and Bergman to Heeney? Leaves me with 10 trades and only poulter and lachie jones to upgrade later

derek

Nic Nat is only a few dollars less than gawn or grundy. which one don’t you have?

Josh

I don’t have Grundy so assuming he isn’t back for another 3 weeks plus add 2 weeks for his price to drop nic nat should pocket 400+ points (as he’ll miss a week with a bye)

derek

JR MID-SEASON DRAFT

thanks fellas, we are locked and loaded for Monday night 8.00pm.

I hit the Random Draft Order button and left it in the hands of the SC Gods to decide the draft order.

The Instagator gets the first pick (Bad luck Holty, you are on the turn)

It will be very interesting who will go Number 1 in a mid-season draft. Max & Grundy were the obvious #1 choices at the start of the year, but its not as clear cut now.

For the community:

Who would you take as your number 1 pick in a mid-season draft starting Round 15?

(i’m not holding my breath that Oliver falls to #6 for the Bunnies to grab)

holty01

Love being on the turn. Best place to structure how my team will look.

Derek

Who would you take at number 1 Holty?

holty01

Gawn.

demonsdelight

Gawn for me or Tracca

demonsdelight

That silly old colac bloke always gets the chocys My advice to Gator DONT PICK ANT DEES PLAYERS Saints better PICK KENT DPP

ST1974

My initial plan to not trade this week now thrown completely out the window thanks to Madden and Highmore being omitted and Grundy being injured leaving me with just 18 on the field. I was hoping to trade out Warner to Heeney this week, however, now I am thinking of Bergman to Heeney or Tex Walker instead since Bergman has the bye. Leaves me with 13 trades. Next week I can bring in RCD or Reeves at R3 and finally offload Hunter.

Thoughts?

Russty_

Hey ST, I’d say Bergman, one less rookie onfield, Tex has only had the 2 bad scores, otherwise he’s been great.

ST1974

Thanks Russty. I was leaning towards Heeney – do you think Walker is going to score more consistently than Heeney for the rest of the season.

Russty_

Hey mate, I actually thought you meant which one to trade out..Bergman or Tex, anyways, yeah Heeney if in form and fit is better to have than Tex I think, Tex was a supercoach spud for years, not even sure why he’s going so well this year.

Derek

Same boat with Madden, Sweet and Highmore not playing and have Grundy and TKelly injured. Only have 18 warm bodies before trades.

can’t afford any more r14 bye players otherwise would get Heeney

might go early on CCJ, have Sweet at R3 who has lost his place and CCJ has r13 bye (maybe) will give me 19.

not sure what to do with TKelly, don’t think I can hold him. Probably turn him into Whitfield or JKelly next week

holty01

Good luck all for this round. This one should be the easy bye round for most. Not looking forward to the next few weeks.

dontblushbaby

Yep, you too Holty, not trading this week , have 19 to play with week barring any late outs
******* Also my mail is the Tigers v Eagles game is likely to go ahead next week with their byes the following week

Baggy Pants

I reckon it might happen, will have no chance of fielding 18 in round 14 unless we get additional trades.

Lazza

That will totally screw my R14 chances .. I’ve planned to win R12 & R14 and dice R13. With that change I’ll spud both 13 & 14.

Hedski

Good luck to you too Holty

Derek

Keep up the good scoring mate. What is your weak round of the byes?

K.Sinny

Should I trade out Jordan this week? If so do I bring in Steele or Neale?

Greendale

Probably keep him until his bye. Is unlikely to lose much cash.

K.Sinny

Not too worried.about him losing cash, just feel like now’s the best time to.get Steele (or Neale) in before he goes up anymore.

Derek

Neale looked ok tonight. Only about 80% TOG effected his score

Greendale

Just trading Highmore to Bianco this week, with plans for three trades next week. Am tempted to trade in Reeves for Flynn this week, incase an injury screws up my plans, but at the same time I do want to wait and see that Reeves actually gets picked ahead of Ceglar.
Really hoping the Richmond vs West Coast game doesn’t get moved forward, because I’ve actually managed to plan around the byes well this year, and that would throw everything out of balance for me.

TOPHAWK

Looking to do the same Greendale. Highmore to Bianco tomorrow to raise some cash. Then sit back and save a couple of trades. Next week Flynn will turn into Reeves provided he is named.

Derek

I’m going early on both Bianco and CCJ. Both look ok JS and it gives me 19 on field this week

Baggy Pants

What do we think the chances are of extra trades if the Tigers West coast round 14 game is moved to round 13.

Lekdog

Extra trades will be given in R14 if the game is moved

Derek

Did they do that last year? When and why did we get extra trades?

Lekdog

Last year they didn’t have any games move round, only time we got extra trades was after the initial break between round 1 and 2

DEESNUTSRBIG

Additional trades or just allowed to make more trades you already have available? eg 5-6 instead of the usual 3.

anonymous

I expected a bit more from Joey daniher tonight didn’t appear to be in the ruck at all in second qrtr.
I should have warned everybody that I put the VC on Diver Dan (Oliver) he is playing like he’s scared of Mitch Robinson tackling him and has hardly been near the ball.

Derek

He’s not that good at rucking. Although it does make him get around the ground more.

62 at half time is pretty good

TOPHAWK

Downhill diver Oliver tonight alright. He has hardly been sighted.

demonsdelight

Melb or A A rucks Gawn Oliver Tracca plenty of all australians there or maybe forget it and just name the DEES as the A A team

TRIGGA HAPPY

Think you are on the right Trac there NDD. 🤣

JugHead

Gawn has often tailed off in the second half this year, and Oliver has often lifted. I wouldn’t be surprised if they both finish around 120.

Greendale

I should’ve followed Patch’s logic that as soon as I swapped the vc from Gawn to Oliver, that Gawn would have a big game. Need to supercoach pig Macrae to come through for me.

Lekdog

A lot in this boat!

dontblushbaby

I literally tossed a coin between Max & Clarry and Clarry won out for the VC, not sure now who for the C – Steele, Merret, Dusty or Macrae ??

Russty_

Macrae’s probs the safest, then Steele, Merrett Dusty

dontblushbaby

Yep, thats the way I see it also Russty

demonsdelight

Same here DBB just cant pick it Like Russty MACRAE

Derek

I’m 3k short going Tim Kelly to Macrae this week.

have 19 on field, might hold Kelly and look at someone coming off there bye next week. JKelly, Whitfield, Duncan? Or wait until r14 and get Macrae after his bye?

Derek

Neale looked ok

Derek

I have Had Gawn last 4 weeks and put either C or VC on him with no sucess

tossed coin between Petracca and Oliver. Went Oliver.

im looking at Steele as C

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Steele going alright Derek, could get around the same as Max.

Derek

80 at half time. Not watching game, but keeping eye on score

holty01

Well now the Eagles vs Tigers game maybe played next round, it may make my decision easier on Heeney. I’ve been in the never again box with Heeney but the only way I could possibly have at least 17 for round 13 was to get Heeney. But now if this Eagles vs Tigers game is bought forward, it will be my round 14 that will be in trouble which makes my decision to not pick Heeney a no brainer.
Does anyone know what the chances are of Eagles vs Tigers game being played next week?

Lekdog

Honestly feels like a coin toss at the moment.

Like your logic though

Derek

Heeney was great value a couple of weeks ago, I love him as a player, but he is an injury risk now and I can’t have him. I’m weak r14 as well

ST1974

I am trading Bergman to Tex Walker. Now I am seeking advice on whether to also trade Highmore to Bianco or Hunter/Warner to RCD this week (leaves 12 trades) or leave it and reassess next week when both are on the bubble. Currently have 19 on the field (20 if Highmore is named as the medical sub and takes the field).
Appreciate any advice.

holty01

Why you trading in RCD? Do you mean CCJ?

Derek

I’ve gone early on Highmore to Bianco

highmore stresses me too much

TOPHAWK

Thats what I am doing too Derek. Get Bianco now and remove that Highmore uncertainty once and for all. Then some cash raised to prepare for coming upgrades. Its got to be done. Cheers. TH

ST1974

Thank you all for the responses.Sorry, I did mean CCJ and not RCD( got my Richmond rookies mixed up). Looks like Highmore to Bianco might be the way to go especially now that Highmore is the medical sub.

TOPHAWK

Highmore the medical sub. No good. Hasta la Vista mate! Hello Trent Bianco. Dont let the door hit you on the way out. LOL

Derek

Having a rough year. Traded out Highmore to Bianco but only able to field 17 this week. Could have traded out Sharp and kept Highmore and had 18 this week

Derek

Traded in CCJ for Sweet will give me just 18

anonymous

Dodged a bullet trading out horrible highmore, he’ll lose $ this week the big spud

K.Sinny

McCreery to CCJ to give me an extra player onfield this week and next? Not sure if McCreery comes back next week or not.

Greendale

I’m in the same position and I’m optimistic that he does come back in, Collingwood fans were very positive about him in the few games he played. Also CCJ may have his bye next week, or the one after, it’s not confirmed yet.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Hey Holty, did you end up getting Petracca in two weeks ago, or did you go with Bont/Steele.

holty01

No Petracca mate. Grabbed Steele today. Won’t grab Petracca. I think I should be able to afford the big dogs…….hopefully.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Happy with my two upgrades this round, H.Clark to Lloyd and Bergman to Steele. Also glad I traded out Highmore, just need Bianco to get a 60+ score to round out a good trading round.

Derek

I didn’t see game but Clark must have something wrong with him

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

It was trade now or never with Clark, just under his starting price, was about to loose a lot of cash, wasn’t scoring all that well the last few games, playing with an injury. I wanted to keep him to save a trade, but he was my only avenue to getting Lloyd in.

anonymous

Melbourne look like they may be the real deal this year. They last won a flag in the year that I was born so I’m becoming a Born Again Christian to improve their odds

Derek

I might be a Hawks fan, but have a big soft spot for Melbourne. My Grandfather played for them in the 30’s and I’ll be jumping on the bandwagon this September

anonymous

Ouch I traded out Rowe for Heeney when I could have traded out Warner or Waterman.
Probably shouldn’t have fallen into the Heeney trap but he was so damn cheap and I love a bargain

Rick Grimes

Didn’t get any cheap possessions today, but also missed a couple goals. Could have been an 85 point day, which is fine for the money spent on him. Forwards are a dumpster fire this year, wouldn’t worry too much.

TOPHAWK

So glad I punted Highmore today. He was subbed in at the start of the second quarter…..Here we are at the 10 minute mark of the last quarter and he has had one pozzie for 6 SC. What an absolute spud. Bloody disgrace.

TRIGGA HAPPY

CJ to Steele. ✅

dontblushbabbie

Tigers v Eagles locked in for next week

JugHead

Yep. Thats gunna upset quite a few, and save others.
In my case, R13 is where I was short. Now I get three Tigers coming in to boost my numbers, and two weeks to trade in more R14 players. Not fair really.

Derek

Round 14 was my weakest. I currently have 12 if you take away Dusty, CCJ and RCD

Derek

It’s actually 10, I was counting Madden and Brookman

JugHead

Two extra trades……and we can use four trades in each of R13 and R14.

Joe_T

Merrett or Fyfe captain this week?

Kat

Wow Hunter Clarks score was putrid today. Surely he is still carrying an injury. Thought about upgrading him this week but decided to stick to the “don’t trade sideways rule” especially when I don’t have many trades left but my def rookies are scoring better than him. Already have Daniel so he might be gone next week

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I was holding him as well Kat, but since he was just under his starting price and was about to go down a lot in value, this was the last chance to trade him out, or he was going to be my D5 at seasons end. I decided he hadn’t been scoring as well as I was expecting him to, so I upgraded him to Lloyd who I’d had on my watchlist all season.

Derek

I’m not sure who likes CCJ more, the umpires or Champion Data?

Derek

84 between CCJ and RCD at half time

Derek

84 at 3/4 time. At least they didn’t lose any points

UncleSam

By far the worst umpiring I have ever seen in my 6 years of watching Australian Football. Nobody penalized for dropping or throwing the ball its as if the umpires are seeing both teams in Melbourne sweaters

demonsdelight

You were probably watching rugby league Davy different game throwing is permitted Were storm playing today?

UncleSam

I got up at 5am to watch this rigged crap.
Australia your game is a farce

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Thought about Steele 140, Laird 144, Merrett 137 for C, have it on Bont, hope he gets close to those scores.

holty01

I considered Steele as well. To be fair, I have Laird and Merrett and neither came into consideration for me. Bont is a good option. I’m going Macrae probably.

Derek

Put C on Steele. He did good, slowed down 3rd quarter but finished strong. Even pipped Gawn by a couple of points

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I was just going on how they went last time they played those teams holty, plus the Pies and Tigers seem to let the opposition mids do what they like.

holty01

How are we going community? I saw the Swans vs Saints game today and was chuffed how my SC scoring was going. Ended up going out today and only just arrived home to see other results. I won’t bore you too much but have 20 playing this week and 3 of them are Rowe, Murphy and RCD. Looks like I’ll be taking at least 1 sub 40 score this round.

Derek

Doing ok but Grundy and TKelly injured has left me a bit weak this round.

Have 19 playing, that includes Warner, Rowe and RCD

Will pull trigger now and trade TKelly to probably Walsh. He should do better than Rowe.

I’m $3k short to get Macrae

Need someone also playing r14 because I’m very weak now. Only can be from Dogs, Blues or Eagles. Can’t afford Bont or MAcrae and don’t want Hunter or Libba, Gaff maybe, or Walsh?

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

20 playing as well, should get around a 2,000 score.

holty01

Hell John, if you can get to 2000 that’s huge. Nice work

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

This was always my best bye round holty, just hope this week and next make up for the nightmare that round 14 is going to be, even with planned trades I’m only looking at fielding 12 players that round.

Kat

Looking like a mid 1900’s for me. Have 21 playing and some of the big scores but have Warner, Rowe, Clark, Murphy & RCD sub 40 scores in there as well so won’t be great. Oliver was my VC so relying on Bont today as my captain, fingers crossed.

holty01

Nice score. Bont should be good for at least 110. Thought he was ordinary last week but still managed to smash out a nice score.

TOPHAWK

Hi Holty my side is rook turd central this week. 19 playing. Check this out: Warner 38, Byrnes 48, Rowe 32, and RCD 27. The RCD score will drop out. Despite the turds, still hopeful of punching out 1900 this week.

holty01

It certainly not a great week for the rookies to not rock up. 1900 will be pushing it for me. Just too many premiums with mediocre scores. Ridley, Short, Oliver (mediocre for him). I need my captain to go 130 I think today

Derek

If I get Walsh today. I will have 11 playing round 14.

Unless Brookman and Madden get a game.

With 4 trades in rounds 13 and 14 I might be able to field a team

holty01

Walsh is a good trade in. This Tigers/Eagles game will make it tough. Maybe ignore the round 14 bye (if you are not going for overall) and try make sure you get the win round 13. Although I think many will struggle filling a full team now in round 14.

Derek

Round 14 I have Berry, Rowe, Warner and RCD on chopping block, but between them will just make $1.1mil for upgrades.

assuming I can find a couple of cheap rookies and with cash in bank will have about $500k each to spend on 2 upgrades, that are playing round 14.

Derek

When is Marshall due back?

Whitfield my other target

Greendale

After round 4 I was in two minds, Zach Merrett or Darcy Parish. Parish was 120k cheaper and I though he had big potential and was undervalued, but wasn’t completely sold on him being a keeper. Zach Merrett has served me well with a 115 avg since then, but my god do I wish I trusted my gut with Parish, 131 avg since then.

TOPHAWK

Gday Community. Just wondering. If I were to bring in a player today and he was placed on the bench with the E, I would get his score right? The other player on the bench has the E, but is DNP. Just want to make sure of it. Cheers. TH

Greendale

Yeah you will get the score, I did the same thing yesterday trading CCJ into an emergency spot

TOPHAWK

Beautiful. Thanks Greendale. I just wanted to make absolutely sure of it. These bye rounds are just chaos! LOL Cheers. TH

Pman

Hi Community who do you think is a better Captaincy option out Macrae or NicNat who I’ve brought in to replace Grundy? A big Captains score should see me win all my leagues so need to get it right! Any thoughts?

Derek

If Eagles were at home I’d think about NicNat

TOPHAWK

Zorko suspended for one week. Round 14 has just turned into an effing nightmare.

Derek

It was very soft

Derek

Zorko to miss round 14

dontblushbaby

They might challenge it,he’s in 33% of teams

holty01

They have to challenge. It was clumsy Of him but if Fritsch gets off his, no way Zorko should get a week. Fine at most.

TOPHAWK

Brisbane might appeal. Could still get off.

holty01

I’ve had the C on Macrae all weekend and now all of a sudden I have that feeling Walsh is going to go huge. So close to moving the C onto Walsh. This next 15min are going to be painful

Derek

I’ll warn you now, I’m just bringing him in for Kelly

Derek

Are you worried Dow steals all Walsh’s points?

holty01

😂 😂 😂

Derek

Did you put C on Walsh? Nice start

holty01

Nope, I stayed the course. 77 at the half. 🤦

Derek

Dow could be a downgrade option 🙂

dontblushbaby

Was Walsh tagged after 1/2 time ?

holty01

No, Carlton just suck. It’s embarrassing being a Blues supporter sometimes.

Derek

Redden was sticking pretty close

carlton just stopped playing well

Derek

I’ll be watching the last game from behind the couch. Every one of my opponents has Macrae and 6 of them as C

i was $3k short getting him this week, went Walsh instead.

holty01

Still 150 points to be given out in the Blues/Eagles game

dontblushbaby

Yes, I have him ,his projected is only 106 ( 212 ), I need him to get 118 in1 a 10 Player Cash League, we have an overall prize plus $100 for each round through the year

Derek

If he goes over 114 I’m in trouble in a couple of matches

at least Daniel going good

Derek

Lost 3, all by less than 20

TRIGGA HAPPY

Do you know you are the only team in most of my leagues the has the fab 4 demons? Takes away at least 1 of my pods. Was a close match. Macca got me over the line.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I have Max R2, Clarry M1, Petracca M6, May D5.

TRIGGA HAPPY

Ok make that two teams. 🤣

Derek

I just copy John 🙂

TRIGGA HAPPY

Not a bad strategy 😜

Derek

Macrae and Zorko.

not having Zorko hurting me

S C tragic

Just read on FF Fyfe is playing with a managed foot, anyone explain how that works?

TOPHAWK

No idea. The “foot management’ not going too well at half time. 11 SC. An epic turd is brewing.

Derek

One of my opponents has the C on him

thats rough

Keenbutclueless

Had the VC on Gawn, so naturally took the 138. I wish I had the VC on Oliver, so the C would have been left on Bont. Missed Oliver’s 200, taking 140 on a VC, and I think there is a chance I will miss a second 200 C score the same way.
Must must must take 130 plus on VC, but still hurts when your C goes huge.

holty01

Last week I complained about the SC lovechild in Bont. Thought he had a very average game and was extremely over scored. This week, I really can’t complain. 103 at the half and deserves every point. Was hoping to grab him in 2 weeks but he may well be out of my price range if he keeps this up.

TOPHAWK

The Bont is putting on a clinic. Will we see a rare double tonne tonight like Clarry a few weeks ago? Dont have either. I am gunning for Oliver first. He should ease in price slightly after his 94 SC last night. Still have 14 + 2 bonus trades. Will be trading hard in the next two weeks. Cheers. TH

Russty_

He only got 3 points in the third quarter and still ended up on 149..he’s a weapon

The Ranger

Well done to Black Flag, 2125 is a nice score this week.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Thanks Ranger, would have to be one of my best bye round scores ever.

Russty_

Well done John that should bump you up the ranks a bit, was Bont your Captain?

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Thanks Russty, moved up over 5,000 places to 12,202 and yes having Bont as C sure helped, as did having Laird 144, Steele 140, Max 138, Merrett 137, Petracca 130. I needed it with next week not looking good and round 14 will be a nightmare even after trades.

Russty_

Yeah round 14 is a write off for me as well, I’m just gonna try to hang onto my trades for as long as possible and forget about round 14, my season’s buggered anyhoo.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I think most of us will be in the same leaking boat in R14 Russty, any one who can get close to fielding 18 players will romp it in. I’m expecting 0/10 in the league games and will be going backwards in a big way rank wise.

Lazza

Great stuff JD.. meteoric that Max 138 Merrett 137..

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Yes I thought of Max Merritt and the Meteors when I put that together.

demonsdelight

we are showing our age remember them playing with Chain in Russell street disco? in late 60’s

Lazza

Yep, 2 extra trades won’t help my R14 … I’m down to 12 players on field now .. had planned to forfeit R13, will have to sideways trade premos to have any chance this week.. any hope of bridging the 1 and 2 game gap to the eight in 5 leagues is now shot..

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Round 14 was always my worst bye round and once I decided not to worry about it, since it was stopping me from bringing in players that I wanted, it became even worse, it will be a wipeout for me. Looking at only 12 players on field as well.

demonsdelight

Max Merrett would have been huge —in 68

demonsdelight

wow that’s huge well deserved too

holty01

Nice John. That’s HUGE 😃.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Very happy with the score Holty, I was just hoping for anything over 1,950 so to get 2,125 was a huge bonus. I will be coming back to earth the next two rounds though, since I was looking to do well in R12, then average in R13 and R14 was always a black hole for me, it’s going to be ugly, I won’t be wasting trades trying to make it any better.

holty01

Wow, 1958 in a bye round would normally win most leagues. I won 3 of 9. Would have been rapped normally with this score. Well done to those who smashed me this round

Derek

The premos did well this round. I just got to 2000 and just managed 7/10 wins

Lazza

Last minute flip to Capt Bont (from Macrae) secured 5 wins I was going to lose.. ended up winning all with a scored 2025 unfortunate for NDD, had Neil in 2 comps .. I’m surprised as to how many folk don’t have Bont..

holty01

Can’t have them all I guess. Plus he has never become a reasonable price through the year either. People have been getting the fallen premiums. I’ve been hoping for a spud performance from him so I can grab him sub 600 but it just hasn’t come.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I didn’t realize it at the time, but when I traded him in, in round 6 for $590,200 it was his lowest price for the season.

TRIGGA HAPPY

Did the same with clarry around the same time.

demonsdelight

Goodon you Laz Bont is npw a prime target with our gift

Lazza

Hi Neil, one of my lucky ‘flip of the coin’ selections in R1.. it was Bont vs Dunkley … dodged a forced trade there..

demonsdelight

and i went Dunkley

Big G

Hey guys – does anyone know why my remaining trades have gone from 17 to 19 and I have 4 trades for this round?

Derek

To compensate the Tigers/ Eagles game being moved from R14 to R13

we get an extra 2 trades and able to use 4 trades r13 and r14

i have 10 players for r14 now and will need all 4 this week and all 4 next week to go close to a full team

Rick Grimes

Wow, SC just got real easy with those bonus trades. Can afford some luxury trades now.

holty01

Yep. Think it’s a bit rubbish. My plan was to make a move in the next few bye rounds. If you look at the teams leading the comp, they had stacked round 12 teams and will have struggled for 13/14. Now they must be thanking the SC gods. I guess it makes my job easier as well though. Think sometimes there is no point planning for the byes.

demonsdelight

must admit even in my position i feel for guys like holty who planned well for the byes and could have risen a lot . I always plan ahead and would have had 21- 21 17 a fair hand but now we are all equal again as Holty said RUBBISH

TRIGGA HAPPY

Question without notice.

Where are all the rookie downgrades going to come from in Rd 14 that don’t have the rd 14 bye?

Besides Reeves in the ruck every other rookie on the bubble this week or next has the rd 14 bye!

TOPHAWK

There is Max Holmes and Malcolm Rosas Trigga . Cheers. TH

TRIGGA HAPPY

Holmes and Rosa hawk?
Hope we are not hanging our hat on them. 😉
Danger, gutherie and duncan will likely play on Thursday. Bye bye homesy

Dont know much about rosa.

Thanks to the schedule change most will be bringing in bianco and the big tiger to sit on the pine next week.

derek

Paddy Dow is only $198k.

i’m serious! he looked ok

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

It is a pain Trigga, it’s just one of the reasons R14 is a write off.

Lazza

Grundy and Zorko both confirmed as unavailable till R15… 😬

TOPHAWK

Yep. Zorko has bye this week and suspended round 14. Unless he appeals which I think he should. Grundy is turning into Reeves this week as I also have Gawn and Flynn. Then Grundy’s cash can be used to get two upgrades this week. Cheers, TH

Lazza

Brisbane have announced they’re not challenging the Zorko suspension

TOPHAWK

Bugger. OK, so be it Zorko to the bench for 2 weeks.

TOPHAWK

2 weeks out is a long time in footy. Might cash him in.

Lazza

It’s only 1 game though if you count their bye

Rick Grimes

I’m considering trading him next week to Macrae. Zorko will inevitably spud up. Get the value out while I can.

TRIGGA HAPPY

Im just writing off rd 14. Put it in the too hard basket. As not challenging for overall 😜 take the hit and move on. Hopefully snag a few league wins this week. 2 outta 3 aint bad. 10 from 10 rd 12.

derek

there will be a lot of coaches like that, so if you have a half ok team for round 14, you might be a lot more competitive than you think (more so than round 13 when most teams will be very strong.

i think round 14 will be an easier round to win

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Same Trigga, wrote it off two weeks ago, just going to keep trying to improve my team, not going to waste trades for a few hundred points. I’m only in contention for finals in 5/10 leagues, so it won’t matter too much.

TRIGGA HAPPY

Maybe we will.play each other and it will be the battle of rd 14 scraps.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

HaHa, that would have been funny. I looked it up and we just miss, we play each other R15 in ”The Rat Pack”, so no hope for me, with you in top spot undefeated. R14 I’m up against Neil in ”Holy Grail”. Derek in ”Up There Cazaly”, Gator in ”A GRADERS” and Russty in ”The Rat Pack”, so they will all be looking at a win there.

derek

reminder to coaches in the JR MID-SEASON DRAFT, draft kicks off at 8.00pm tonight (Sydney time)

Shake n bake

Sorry about the draft Derek but was trying at work but the pick came and went to quick every time l was on the clock it buffered to long for me to pick so I’ll just pass. Was doing nothing at work to so had a lot of time to prepare. Oh well 😔

demonsdelight

Couldn’t believe my last pick i got TARANTO Ran out of time in one and got Dupont? great league Derek with top coaches wonder who got TRACCA

Derek

Shake got Petracca.

he also got Sicily, Howe, MCrouch and Anderson

demonsdelight

other than those Shake did ok was sweating on shake a couple of times particularly the last taranto

demonsdelight

Just seen the bottom bit of shakes and yep he’s going to need a bit of a chop out NDD

Derek

I saw you were have trouble. Hopefully the other fellas will help you out with a few trades or pick up a few off the waivers. Not being a very deep draft, should be some good players left. I got Brad Crouch with my last pick.

Russty_

Oops forgot all about it, ended up with 4 ruckmen lol

demonsdelight

was marshall one

Russty_

Nah got English, Rob, Goldy and Stanley, also got spuds like Walters, J.Martin and Lambert…lol I’ve already done 6 waiver claims.

Derek

We have 2 weeks to sort out teams before round 15

Derek