Cheat Sheet – Round 2

Published by Statty Matty on

Hi JR community, I’m back with another cheat sheet.

I had a pretty terrible week in terms of Supercoach last week … I captained Steele, also had Crisp, Whitfield and NicNat so sacrificed a good 200 points from what was predicted. But I trust my pre-season analysis, and so should you.

Remember, if a player is out due to Covid or H&S protocols, don’t trade around them if you think they are long to medium term players. Just wait one week, save the trade. We have 5 extra trades at this stage, and I guarantee there will be more than 5 of your players who are affected by covid at some stage. When you are at risk of fielding donuts mid season due to covid, then I’ll allow you to trade around player.

As for corrective trades on premos after 1 week … don’t do it! You know why, you don’t need it explained. Next week you can make 3 corrective trades (with the Trade Boost) if you absolutely need to.

Good luck this week everyone. Hope you fare better than me.
Statty Matty.


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Shake n bake

With De koning Ward Martin Owens Baldwin and Dusty some of those players already not playing and the others unlikely. Some teams might have all those players.

Rick Grimes

Yes, a little round 2 carnage. Fun times.

The Ranger

Would you hold or trade Dusty?

Shake n bake

Saying he’s not ruled out yet but I’m sure he’ll definitely miss a week. I don’t have home but if you have Martin dusty De koning fwd might be a dilemma. Otherwise you’d probably hold for a week.

The Ranger

I can swing McCartin and De Koning and won’t get a donut if I hold Dusty but if I was to flick Dusty I’d like to grab English which is a bit tricky…

Shake n bake

Just a gut feel Dusty might be longer than a week. I’m hearing he’s missed training sessions as well.

demonsdelight

reminds me of last year with danger round 1.Keep him

ST1974

Great work Matty. I always enjoy reading the cheat sheet. I was not keen on making any corrective trades, however, with a return date for Dusty unknown and I am keen to keep Nick Martin sitting on my bench, I have no bench coverage (Long is my other fwd). I was thinking of trading Dusty to Heeney (I already have Butters and Coniglio) and using the extra cash to replace Owens with Rachelle.
I would appreciate your (or anyone else’s) thoughts on these trades.

Rick Grimes

Those trades make sense. I feel Dusty will be a few weeks out. Even if he’s back sooner, he’s a risk.

ST1974

Thanks Rick. I appreciate the advice. I am going to have to rethink my plans since I don’t have enough cash to pull off both trades and now Baldwin is out so I have three missing from my forward line and no coverage on the bench.

GJI

Hey lads, I never normally trade premiums, I picked them for a reason, however I am considering Crisp to Hewitt & Ward to Rowell.

The trade allows balance and upside.. should I break my golden rule or trust it?

Derek

i think you need to watch how Hewett goes with Walsh back in team

Derek

Hewett was annoyingly good

Westy

Indeed, Derek. Depending how Crisp/Whitfield go, he could be a downgrade target or an upgrade target from Chapman.

Angus

When do the weekend teams get announced on thursday nights? Bloody annoying as there lock outs.

Angus

*these

Kat

Usually around 6.20-6.30pm. Teams are up now although extended benches for Sunday games

Derek

i don’t like the extended benches. I have O’Driscoll and Brodie on the bench for Sunday. .

Already lost Owens, Baldwin, Mead, N Martin & DeKoning.

There will be others with Hough, Preuss, Chapman & Ryan all with the Orange Dot

Shake n bake

I lost de koning Owens and Martin but l used Skinner as my loop last week def/fwd l knew he wasn’t far away Martin my loop fwd Owens in the mids. I think with Fyfe and Mundy out Brodie should be ok. Still can’t believe he had 22 posies in the least amount of time on ground for freo.

Derek

Brodie was good, but clearly his fitness is a problem. He was cooked by 3/4 time and sat most of the 4th quarter on the bench.

could have turned a half decent score into a full decent score.

demonsdelight

a lot of martins missing

Tom

Who woukd you whack the E as a loop on our of mcgovern and Rachele? Baldwin is the bench rookie so it won’t take much to take their E score but may as well!

The Ranger

McGovern.

Derek

great call

Troy

Thoughts on bringing in Sam Skinner from port? I have no defensive rookies playing which makes me nervous with any late outs, and Kaine Baldwin on my FWD bench too. I’m thinking with the long term injuries to ports backline Skinner gets a few games, and his DPP helps with moving him around for trades.

Anyone have any thoughts? Sinn and O’Driscoll both also INs this week for the teams so I could go for either of those guys too

Russty_

Don’t know if he’s any good or not but if he’ll be there awhile yeah sure, Aliir out for 6 weeks I think…. you don’t know if O’Driscoll will play yet, whereas, Skinner and Sinn are.

demonsdelight

Agree with russty SSkinner is a bit better than ok Only a few games contender for mark of the round was a ripper

David C

The good thing about Skinner is he can intercept so will most likely take the Alir role. If Alir was still there Skinner would probably have a lock down role. He might score ok until Alir comes back.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I don’t usually go early on a rookie once the season has started, but he seems to have good JS and isn’t too expensive, handy to just have on the bench for cover.

Troy

Thanks for your input everyone! Hoping that there aren’t any late outs in my backline this round and might consider my options next week

TRIGGA HAPPY

To avoid a 🍩 in def. I used a trade to trade a non playing fwd rook. Dpp with dekoning and I have 22 on deck and a dpp fwd/def. That’ll do me thinks.

Rick Grimes

Durdin looking like he’ll challenge Owen’s score of 2 from last week. Good grief.

Russty_

haha, he has 23 now at the half…hopefully gets to 50 odd, Dunkley ain’t that much better

Rick Grimes

He and McCrae both been on the bench a lot. I wonder if Bevo is saving them for massive 2nd half. Here’s hoping.

Rick Grimes

Durdin puts up another nil touch quarter. Sensational.

Russty_

Charlie’s taken all his goals, poor lil munchkin

The Lost Boys

So is Cripps now a must have? Looking back at his very best yet again

Russty_

Sure looks like it, feels like a big win starting with him.

Tophawk

I knew I was onto something with Crippa! What a beast. Punted Mc Inerney for Hewett last night. No worries!

Russty_

Same TH, 399 for a defender who plays pure midfield (2 tons in a row) and is no longer a tagger = bargain

Kat

Not sure if he is a must have but wish I had him

Rick Grimes

I think he is. At his price he looks a super bargain to average 110+. Not sure how I’ll get him. Big Maxy is on notice I think.

demonsdelight

I am trusting my prems but not Cogs ceippa in next week

Russty_

Charlie Curnow looking alright too mate.

demonsdelight

A lot of blues looking good .Early days though

demonsdelight

got enough moulah for Cogs to Crippa Surely a must do eh

Russty_

Do it mate, otherwise you’ll miss out, btw I got rid of McInerney for Hewett, didn’t wanna trade but when I saw he was injured I just thought what the hell, happy I did, Hewett gets plenty of it and uses it well most times.

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demonsdelight

Looks a good move mate.I am going for skinner to give me coin for crippa next week gotta get him now

Russty_

Right, yeah you need to get him bud, hope Skinner goes ok for ya

demonsdelight

where’s John miss his insights

Russty_

Dunno Neil, was thinking the same thing, where are ya JohhnyDJ59?

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I just logged back on and am reading the comments.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I prefer Green over Cripps.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I’m going against the grain and won’t be bringing Cripps in. There is only so much I can take. Starting Macrae was enough for one season, having Cripps in my side would be overdoing it.

Derek

Cripps must be an upgrade only. Don’t trade down a premium to get him.

demonsdelight

i am trading cogs after today

Derek

my team was too guns and rookie to wriggle.

Cogs and Rowell were my only midpricers, and only $70k cash in bank i can’t even get Cogs to Cripps

my only move would be Ridley & Cogs to Hewett and Cripps next week, that is about as sideways as you can get.

how ironic. Having started Cripps & Flynn last year hurt, this year not starting Cripps and having Gawn will hurt

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

If we were picking a rookie that hasn’t played yet, Skinner would be the one, seems to have good JS for now, isn’t too expensive and is a def/fwd.

Tophawk

You punted Mc Inerney for Hewett too last night! Great minds think alike! Hewett was superb with his 117 SC. Two happy chappies this morning!

Shake n bake

If he didn’t handball 23 times would have seen around 130 odd

Lion Tamer

nah wait until round 5 he’ll only be 150k more expensive by then and you probably don’t need another midfielder pumping out 160 every week 🙂
I had the VC on him tonight, thank god Baldwin is a spud and got dropped it will make up for some of the damage steele did as Captain plus Crisp & whitfield did last week, struggled to 2358 due to their crap output

Derek

He is a value premium at $460k. the time to get him is before his first price rise. Its now or never.

After next week he will be over $500k and in the similar price bracket to many other players who could easy score the same as him for the rest of the year.

he does look very good and his next 6 games look very nice.

Shake n bake

Got in Cripps tonight hope he can continue

Russty_

Good one Shake

holty01

Lol, just looked at your side mate and it’s almost identical to mine. I like it. 😂

Shake n bake

I started that way Holty only to change very last second. I just went back to it. Just hope for a bit of luck going fwd and see what happens. Good win by ur boys last night.

Derek

Hewett was annoyingly good again tonight. especially while watching my little Daniel running around

Tophawk

I punted Mc Inerney and grabbed Hewett last night. Took a leap of faith and he delivered. Usually when I make a move like that, it kicks me in the teeth. Just had to take the risk. Mc Inerney could miss again next week.

Shake n bake

Watched his pre season, he basically said I’m playing on ball with his performance’s. so for now l thought he was minimal risk.
If he didn’t handball 23 time may have hit 130 odd

Derek

Hewett has finished the first two games very strong. I don’t have a breakdown of his quarterly scores, but he seems to be back in the pack at half time in both games and had a very big second half.

Tophawk

Good stuff shake. Cripps is coming into his prime now. If he stays healthy his average will be enormous this year.

Shake n bake

U can right off last year but with more midfield cavalierly he can win the hard ball and also receive.

joe444

I don’t quite understand the rush to trade in players like Martin or Hayes when their prices don’t change… even if you bring in Hayes to play on field, is his JS really that great with Ryder due back?

Russty_

I’d say his JS is pretty good Joe, even if Ryder does come back fit, saints still need decent forwards ever since Riewoldt retired, Membrey and King are only good sometimes.

Derek

first rule of rookie trading, wait until they are on the bubble and named to play

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Yes, but what if you are looking at a donut or need to downgrade an injured player, to upgrade a mistake and a rookie playing their first game is your only option. I’m not in this situation and agree with you Derek, but sometimes you have no choice but to break the rules.

Derek

there are always an exception, and to cover a donut is usually good enough (even then, at the end of the day, if you are only covering a Rookie donut score of say 50, probably not even worth it then)

i’m tempted to trade Owens to Sinn this week, and probably play him on field ahead of McCartin, but the chances of him scoring better than McCartin are 50/50, so no rush. Who knows Sinn might play two games and be out and Owens come back and plays the next 5.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

At the moment, Skinner is the only one that I’m interested in before they are on the bubble, mainly because of this JS and the fact he has def/fwd.

holty01

2 and zip. 🥳🥳🥳

Russty_

Exciting stuff Holty, that’s some nice improvement, hope they keep it up. Hope Charlie stays out there and gets a good crack at a full season. Stuffed up my tips though LOL

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Derek

pushed the Hawks down to 4th on the ladder

holty01

So plenty are talking about Cripps as a must have now. I’d only bring him in if you can possibly upgrade a mid-pricer etc. I would not encourage anyway to drop a premium midfielder for him however. Trades are valuable so don’t waste them.

cash_cows

I do think it’s worth thinking about, especially with the extra trades this year.
Lets just say if steele doesnt fire, it’s gonna be up there for many to consider.

Tracey3Tits

I agree.If steele is gonna drop 70k and Cripps is gonna add 90k that would be a smart trade

cash_cows

Surely I can’t be the only one thats getting bombarded with those bloody popups on the sc site for every little thing i do.

Russty_

I stopped using Chrome Browser for that reason, I use DuckDuckGo now, much better. Google just wants to track everything you do and target you with their ad crap.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Get Adblock Plus.

cash_cows

nah i got an adblocker on, it’s just the sc stuff, like promoting sc plus and the kfc colonel telling you you’ve won your last week’s h2h.

Sleeveless in Seattle

So i have curnow as an emergency and he scored 113. So looking to loophole him. But will need to bench cog, Rachel or Hayes. Who do you recommend?

David C

Rachel for me, he’s not going to kick 5 goals every week. I’d field Cogs first.

Sleeveless in Seattle

yeah that who i am leaning towards. I reckon will do that

The Lost Boys

Should we be concerned about Chapman being named on the extended bench? Is he losing TOG to the other defenders even if he’s selected?

Rick Grimes

Don’t worry, CD will allocate him 20 points for tying his shoelace.

The Ranger

It’s taken me a while to be calm enough to be able to write about it but I made a horrible schoolboy error last night.
Got home from work, sat down and had dinner then thought I’d have a play with my team before the game. I was busy moving players around, looking at loophole options and possible rookie trades next week when BAM, the game starts.
Hadn’t logged the time, hadn’t logged the 7:20 start.
I now have Corey Durdin on my bench with an E on him.

Russty_

We all do some silly clangers in the SC season Ranger, don’t beat yourself up mate, maybe Degoey if Dusty doesn’t play?…or if you don’t want to trade you’ll just have to wear it or couldn’t you just swap Dekoning with McCartin?

The Ranger

Yeah you’ve gotta laugh eh Russty? If the game had started at a slightly different point in my shenanigans things could actually have been much worse! I had English in and out, N.Martin in and out, Skinner, Maginess, anything could have happened…

De Goey def a possibility, he was in my team a few times during the preseason and yep, got the De Koning – McCartin swingset.

Derek

this year i’m not messing around with loopholes too much. Unless it is 100% safe bet like Nic Martin

one year i had a VC on Gawn who had a monster score, had the C on a non-player, but there was a late out, i didn’t notice until after the game started and sure enough he was subbed in late in 3rd quater

The Ranger

Q: How do you make the SC Gods laugh?
A: Tell them your plans.

Russty_

Wondering if any Crows supporters or anyone else knows much about Luke Pedlar and how likely he is to keep a spot in the side, cheers.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

They rate him, but I wouldn’t be getting him in until he’s played 2 games and we know more about how he scores.

Russty_

Cheers mate, good to see you, I was thinking basically as a starting rookie though, because leaving Owens there last week was a mistake…I got home too late to change it.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Yes, Owens has to go.I’m tossing up between using him as a loop in the mids for two weeks or upgrading him straight away. Good to see O’Driscoll getting a game, had him on my bench nearly all pre-season, right up until he didn’t get picked in round one.

Russty_

Do you think he’ll be onfield John?…I’m not sure at the moment, they also have Ryan, Chapman, Brodie, Henry, Treacy and a few others there on the extended bench

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

He’s been confirmed as getting his first game. But I’ll still be waiting the two weeks.
There’s also the possibility that he could be the sub.

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Derek

Looks like O’Driscoll will be the sub.

Weneverweaken

Is it possible to move multiple players.
I want to move McEntee to mid, O’Driscoll from mid to def and Skinner from def to fwd. On the app I can’t seem to be able to do that

Russty_

Maybe get on a computer mate

Derek

do you mean as part of a trade? or just a straight position swap with another DPP?

Weneverweaken

Position swap. But needs 3 players to move around. I’m remote and can’t get computer access

Derek

You can’t do those moves. You need to have the same DPP to swap. Ie Skinner is D/F, can only swap with another D/F.

Entree is M/F and O’Driscoll is D/M

You could use them all in a trade move, but not straight swapping

John Le Fruitshop

I brought in Dixon this week because I need a Ruck/Fwd with low JS so I can move Hayes into a scoring position (I actually only got him as a cheap DPP) and have a potential captain loop if Maxy ever starts scoring again.

Russty_

Gawn was only down due to multiple frees against and several clangers, just some round 1 rust I’d say. Still scored 92.

John Le Fruitshop

Is Lipinski the real deal this year? Or will he start hot and fade like so many other early bolters?

Rick Grimes

Watch him this round. First game for a new club last week. Maybe he was burning extra hot. He’d need to average 110 to be a genuine keeper. Not sure if he does that.

The Ranger

Show of hands, who’s holding Dusty and who’s holding him?

Tracey3Tits

Burned him as soon as it was revealed that he still wasn’t coping well with the loss of his father, I might bring him back after the byes but as of last night his name has been changed to Sam Docherty on the teamsheet and my last weeks bench rookie (Hayes) has his place on field.
I now have 4 blues including Durdin but with their high possession game I don’t think thats enough, maybe I’ll get charlie as well for next week

Russty_

Charlie or McKay both looking good, McKay might be a bit more reliable.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I don’t have one Carlton player in my team.

demonsdelight

After the byes maybe but not a chance in hell Like Sicily and Heeney he lets you down too often NDD

ST1974

I am looking to hold him this week and hope that he still makes an appearance on Sunday. I will probably get rid of him next week if he misses Sundays game and is out longer than that.

sully

I’m tossing up between Heeney, De Goey or Houston

Russty_

Easy choice there…Heeney

Rick Grimes

Is there any chance Brodie ends up sub? Or is he g2g.

Derek

he was named in team. has a green dot

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

O’Driscoll will be the sub.

ST1974

I am in a bit of a sticky situation. I only have 11K in the salary cap (my own fault) and I have both Martins and Baldwin out in the forward line as well as Long (who I am using as my captain loophole). I also have Owens in the midfield, however, he is on the bench.
I normally do not like to bring rookies in early or trade out premium players, however, I am not sure what to do and don’t want to play 3 short in the forward line. I can bring Pedlar in for Owens and swing him into the Fwd line to cover Dusty but not sure how well he will score or what his job security will be like. I can also trade out Baldwin to another forward rookie, however, there doesn’t appear to be too many options.
Of course, I can also trade Dusty and bring in Heeney or another premium forward (I already have Dunkley, Butters and Congilio) however, I consider that as a last resort.
Any thoughts or advice, much appreciated.
Thanks Community.

Derek

no one knows how long he is out for. it could be weeks or he could be back next week. you don’t need that sort of drama in your team.

i don’t have him, but if i did, would trade him straight away.

Kat

I agree with Derek, it seems pretty unclear when he will be back so I would trade him. If you knew for sure you could keep but may be for a while

ST1974

Thanks Derek and Kat, appreciate your advice. Looks like Dusty will have to go.

ST1974

Who to replace Dusty with out of Hawkins, DeGoey or Heeney

Russty_

Hopefully you went for Heeney

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Would have been the only one that I would have been interested in out of those three.

Russty_

Seems to be getting some mid-time John but even if he’s playing fwd he’s super dangerous, will be top 6 for sure if he stays un-injured.

Derek

Preuss not named!!!

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Yes, I saw that on twitter. The feeling of having the tried and trusted ruck combo of Max and Grundy just gets better all the time.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Word has it that Dixon could be a late out.

The Lost Boys

Part of the health and safety outs?

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Yes.

Russty_

And you missed out on your chance to have him…your risky R2 haha, not so bad when you think about it with Hayes in reserve.

The Lost Boys

Hi all! Do we think there’s a strong change that Whitfield will be a late out for GWS?
I have no coverage in defence right now with SDK and Uwland on the bench, and wondering if I should bring in Skinner or Sinn to replace Uwland to be safe.
Would hate to use a trade if not needed though!

Russty_

Is Uwland your only donut for loopholing?…don’t think Whitfield was injured last week so why would he miss?

Derek

Why do you think Whitfield will be a late out?

The Lost Boys

Thought he got a knock in the game – might be mistaken (hopefully!)

sully

Stephens or ward on the field?

The Lost Boys

I’d go Stephens

holty01

Good luck all for the round. Hopefully the game tonight will be good because not much is happening for me in a SC sense apart from Macartin.

Shake n bake

Me to. Have Stephen’s on the pine but decided not to make him emg.

Russty_

I’ll take that 80 from McCartin…nice.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Looking like a good long term D6 for now at least. Stephens also did well for me. Had the E on him with Owens as my C loop. If he hadn’t scored over 70, I would have put Ward back at M8 and waited to see what Hinge did at D7, also with the E. If all else failed Dixon would have been my loop. So plenty of options at the moment.

Russty_

Yes mate, Paddy has been good and I’m really happy for him he was able to get another chance at AFL. Just hope he doesn’t cop another whack to the noggin anytime soon. I hope Ward scores decently for you this week so he doesn’t end up being a dud non earner rookie. Stephens is one I missed in the mids, just because I wanted to retain a bit more money in reserve.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I looked at leaving out either Ward or Stephens, but I wanted a good M9 that I could switch with M8 depending on who played first, so they both got a gig. I had Stephens ahead of Ward, but most people were saying Ward was part of the big three, Daicos and JHF being the other two, so it paid % wise to pick him. He will probably be the rookie I use first when upgrading in the midfield.

Russty_

Stephens looks good mate, maybe Ward is too but we’ll have to see how he goes this week. My mid rookies are rather unreliable at the moment…kind of a work in progress.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

I think as long as we have one good rookie at M9 that we can depend on, the other two bench rookies can be a bit unreliable. They could be a swing or a loophole, we just have to make use of them.

holty01

Gee talk about being in the right spot at the right time. Heeney with the down the ground free to kick a goal and then being closest for the deliberate out of bounce for the goal. I’m just jealous I don’t have him

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Everyone is talking about getting Cripps in. Heeney is the one I want after being in my team most of the pre-season.

Russty_

Just gotta be patient mate, unless you’ve got a bunch of cash stashed away somewhere, gotta stick with our choices and wait for the rookies to mature.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

The only way I can afford him is if Crisp or Ridley score under 85 again. Then I will be looking at my options.

Russty_

I had him for a long time pre-season also, wish I’d kept him but I only went with 1 premo, Dunkley and then Butters…Cogs and rookies x 3. Lucky I’ve started reasonably really with a fwd line like that.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Dunkley, Butters, Cogs, Brodie and two rookies for me. When I had Heeney as well, I only had the one rookie and then it looked like there would be enough rookies to field two, so Heeney was the one to go. I thought about turfing out Dunkley instead, but too many owned him. As it worked out I should have gone with my gut, kept Heeney and used the 100k saved in the backline.

Rick Grimes

I too am having Heeney FOMO, but let’s not forget he’s the ultimate burn man. He’s just as likely to score 60 next week or pull a muscle no one has ever heard of in the 2nd minute.

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holty01

Agree with Rick. Good luck to you if you started him but you would always be on edge waiting for him to injure himself. Although I almost started Hall, I ended up staying away for the same reason as I didn’t have Heeney all preseason. In the end, risk vs reward. Plus, we can’t start all of them.

The Ranger

Onya Buddy

Russty_

What a great effort,…I remember his first game and how good he was with the Hawks, shame the injuries got a hold of him later on but still a wonderful achievement, probably the last time we ever see 1000 goals in a career.

demonsdelight

I too remember his debut well. It was the day I gave away the booze Do all the other good things but

dontblushbaby

Is Mills in the Top 8 Mids ? Me thinks he is ?

Russty_

He is this week, not bad for a tagger (tonight) did a number on Danger

Derek

what a good player

demonsdelight

Is Mills a better chance than Cripps if Mills is top 12 I am getting Cripps but fully expect come byes he is gone

Derek

Will struggle to hold his current form without much of a preseason. Eventually it catches up.

He was in my team for a lot of the preseason, love to watch him play

holty01

Top 12 for sure mate. Top 8, not sure. Although if we are talking SC, won’t be much difference in scores between 8th and 12th

Rick Grimes

Did anyone else find it a little awkward watching the crowd surge on Buddy? Looked like it was going to get dangerous there at one stage. Not to be a wowser, but that’s how people get crushed to death at concerts, etc.

Last edited 1 month ago by Rick Grimes
Donavan

Absolutely, it would have only taken 1 idiot to have become an ugly incident.
So glad, it could still be a great celebration, but the AFL and security/police had no control. The whole situation was a massive risk for all of the players.

Donavan

The AFL got lucky.

Weneverweaken

I kept waiting for security to make some sort of a wedge to get to him
Or for Buddy to lose it at all the head pats
Considering he was lining up for goal security could have got to him before most of the crowd
Congrats to Buddy for how he handled it. And congrats to AFL crowd that nothing bad happened

Russty_

Yeah it was uncomfortable to watch, and boring after 2 minutes, I flicked it over to the Cricket, apparently it went on for half an hour or more?….ridiculous, they should’ve got the crowd off after 5 minutes.

UnderwaterHaze

1. Dusty to DeGoey with exactly $0 left
2. Dusty to Gresham with $200k left which could get me Ward to Hewett next week
3. Dusty to Lipinski via DP swing
4. HOLD – not super keen on this.

I’m leaning towards Gresham

Thoughts boys?

Russty_

Depends which one do you believe is a keeper really, none of them have ever averaged over 90, DeGoey seems to be getting the midtime so far, you could get Heeney next week if you don’t have him?

The Lost Boys

I have two dilemmas community and need your help!
After D.Stephens nice 95 last night I’m trying to work out which player to bench to get his score as I had him as the emergency, and also have Hough to put on field to loophole.
Which to bench – Berry, Horne-Fracis or Daicos?
And then in the forward line, who to bench of Hayes, Rachele, Brodie or Cogs? Sadly I forgot to put McGovern on the bench to loophole so stuck with his 40.
Cheers!

holty01

Might sound weird but I’d bench Berry. Only because if he gets a nasty knock on the shoulder early that could be his day over. And it’s out of Hayes and Rachele. Maybe Hayes as he will have to go up against Darcy in the ruck when he is rucking

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The Lost Boys

I was actually thinking the same – also Daicos just looks outstanding in his role, while Horne-Francis might have a day out against the Eagles seconds they have to field.

Weneverweaken

How likely is O’Driscol to play? Want to loop Stephens score and bench Ward

Russty_

He’s first emergency so likely to be the SUB

One Touch Wonder

Has to be the sub

TRIGGA HAPPY

Named sub

Weneverweaken

Thanks guys. Will leave play it safe and leave Ward on the ground then

MitchRams

I need your help community. With this “COVID” and “personal reasons” I am currently sitting with a Donut but with $213,000 on the bench to do something.
Team is looking like this:
Ruck- Grundy, Preuss, (Hayes)
FWD- Dunkley, D.Martin, Butters, Cogs, Rachele, Durdin, (N.Martin, Dixon)

Option 1- Preuss to Witts. 37k
Don’t rely on Hayes and Dixon for Ruck. But Witts awkward price.
Option 2- D.Martin to Xerri. 508k
Plenty of cash for upgrades next week. (Cripps, Heeney, Hewett the like) But downgrading an non-injured, good scoring premo
Option 3- Preuss to Xerri. 209k
Preuss doing nothing for me so better trade out. Still some cash to do upgrades next week. But completely rely on Hayes and Dixon until week 6 (and Xerri gets Ruck) or I get a premo ruck which often takes a while.
All thoughts on this dilemma would be much appreciated. Love ya community

Donavan

Martin to Xerri, trust Hayes in Ruck this week

demonsdelight

Preuss to Witts and swap Dixon to Hayed

Russty_

Hi Mitch, I assume you got Preuss cause you though he’d be number 1 ruck?…he might not be.
Witts is a little bit awkwardly priced but he won’t be in a few weeks when he’s over 500k 🙂
I think you need a keeper ruck at R2, don’t know if Hayes is yet, it’d be too risky to rely on him. Don’t know if you play for Leagues or Rank but if it’s rank you could get Witts and Degoey, if you don’t mind getting the Martin donut this week you could get Heeney next week.
…or do what Demonsdelight said 🙂

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MitchRams

I’ll see how Ridley goes this week and trade based off that. Thanks everyone!
While I’m here for my draft I need to pick 3 of to be on-field
C. Wingard
Z. Bailey
T. Thomas
J. Gresham
Who do you reckon?

Lion Tamer

Keep Preuss for this week he scores well as a forward and witts could easily break this week. Dusty maybe to English as a genuine backup ruck.
You still have a week to watch Xerri before a price rise

Lion Tamer

LoL. I just read the sunday teams.
Dusty to English coz you still need a backup ruck and Hayes will not ton up every week but English will go close and be a keeper fwd and Preuss to Witts

One Touch Wonder

I have similar problem. Preuss at R2, HayesR3. Baldwin, NMartin & Dixon at F6, F7 & F8. Plus $190k. Got lucky round 1 but Preuss not named he has to go, can’t have weirdness going on. Preuss to Witts for me and swing Hayes to F6. Was going to use cash to get Caldwell next week. Preuss has to go now. Witts already showed he will be good

Derek

Definitely can’t have any ‘weirdness’ going on!

Lion Tamer

I can put Hough on ground to get Stephens’ score but who do I bench. JHF or Daicos?
I’m thinking JHF. Only other option are Oliver, Neale & Steele

Russty_

JHF, with his role he gets less possessions and depends on goals for his score too, Daicos just racks em up like a ball magnet.

Lion Tamer

Thank you for validating my thoughts. If it backfires I will blame you 🙂
I’ve got another 2400 predicted score with Cripps as C how are you going?

Russty_

2300 ish but it doesn’t look like Rachele or Daicos will score very well today, 4 clangers hasn’t helped

Derek

Everyone has those two

Lion Tamer

Yeah, if my crystal ball wasn’t at the wizard repair shop I would have Daicos on the bench instead of JHF. Rachele was unavoidable though. Made a big difference to the predicted score now its 2318 🙁

Russty_

The PANIC ROOM is panicking so much it’s in hiding since yesterday.

Lazza

I haven’t seen it all… 🤔

holty01

Where is that panic room.

Russty_

Dyl did it last week, maybe he forgot?

TRIGGA HAPPY

That’s more like it Crispy boy. 😉
Scored more in a half than he scored for the game last week. 🔥

Russty_

4700 traded him out…silly buggers

Lion Tamer

Keeping Crisp was a good decision but swapping Hinge and my cash reserve for the Doch-tor probably not such a wise move

Russty_

At least the cash reserve got used for something good, a keeper.

Derek

More midfield time for Raynor. Hahaha

Derek

……. And Neale playing more forward.

We knew it was a bluff

Tophawk

Rayner is a spud!! Neale on 142SC at 3/4 time. Can he hit 200? What a freak he is.

Russty_

Yep and he’s in ripping shape this year, fitter than ever, should be a huge year! lol

Tophawk

Crippa and Neale are both as fit as ever. So happy we started with these two. Both will be above $650K in next to no time. Pleased Crisp and Ridley both bounced back with nice tonnes. Knew they would come good. Onwards and upwards!

Russty_

Yowza TH, nice scores there, stoked I started with Crippa and Lachie could be on for another Brownlow after his first 2 weeks.

demonsdelight

a fella called tracca might have a say there russty

Russty_

True that mate, he’ll be right up there, again.

holty01

Gee, sort of wish MacRae didn’t score as well now considering I had the C on Neale.

Russty_

Same here mate, would’ve been a nice boost this week, Lachie is the man!

Tophawk

Yeah. Macrae’s 142SC now looks mediocre compared to Neale and Crippa’s scores. I took Macrae VC as well. Just stoked I have these 3 beautiful beasts!

The Ranger

Due to Soligo getting the sub role I had to flick the C on to someone and chose Touk over Neale…d’oh!

Russty_

Hey Ranger, I believe O’Driscoll will also be sub mate, and you have him onfield.

The Ranger

Yeah, I know. If he doesn’t play I get Stephens 95, if he does play I just have to suck it up. Having too many rookies playing is better than not enough I guess.

Russty_

Ah ok fair enough, hope he doesn’t come on then 🙂

Lazza

Massive FU today .. last night I looped Soligo to get Macrae’s VC 142 … was out all day.. didn’t know Soligo was emergency .. so I have a Capt score of 14 and also miss Daicos’s 53… a net loss of 181 pts…

That stuffs any chance of improving my ranking .. thankfully we haven’t started head-to-head…

Russty_

Oh Laz that’s heartbreaking mate, I did exactly the same thing in the last round last year, can’t remember who it was but my C score was 16 and my VC Wines got about 150. Commiserations mate.

Tophawk

Geez mate. I feel your pain. It has happened to me in past years as well and it hurts every time. Mind you, the season has barely started and 180 points is SFA across an entire season. Stick to your strategies and structures and you will be fine Lazza.

Rick Grimes

You are currently in first place for sad story of the year. But I guarantee there will be others to challenge. Couple years back I did a loop to get Gawns 180 and forgot to put the R on him. Oops.

demonsdelight

Really feel the pain Lazza early doors yet NDD

Russty_

It’s a shitty break when that sort of thing happens, it only happens when you’re trying to push the envelope and get the absolute most out of your team, unfortunately it can backfire sometimes.

TRIGGA HAPPY

Butter Bing BUTTER KA BOOM!! 💣🔥🔥
Two tons in row for my.boy Zac
Go you good thing. 👏👏

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Very happy to have him in my side.

The Lost Boys

Agreed!

demonsdelight