Panic Room | Round 11

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Why is it that we’re still not even at the byes, but some of us can’t even field one ruck? WHY IS THAT A THING?!?!?!?!?
I thought our Giant problems dispersed when Cameron’s Cube left us, but McVeigh’s Multiverse is much worse.

Everyone in now, we need to all get in the Panic Room.

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Tom Lynch will miss Richmond’s clash with Sydney, and in years past this wouldn’t be SuperCoach news but he has been relatively handy this season. Tom Hickey will also miss for the Swans, while rooke Matt Roberts ($117,300 MID) will make his debut. If he holds his spot in Sydney’s line up, he’ll be on the bubble coming off his bye *chef’s kiss*.

Mark McVeigh has decided not to recall a fit Brayden Preuss, instead leaving him to languish in the emergencies. Hopefully he’s a late in. Lachie Ash was recalled and Stephen Coniglio was named on ball. GWS did reveal they want him playing midfield for the rest of the year. Hugh McCluggage is out for Brisbane.

Adelaide has recalled Reilly O’Brien, Wayne Milera, Jordan Butts and Matt Crouch for their game against Geelong. The Cats will miss Pat Dangerfield for the next three weeks (bye included), giving Cooper Stephens a decent run of football. He’s starting on the wing, despite being an inside midfielder. Go figure. Josh Rachele was managed and Taylor Walker has Covid.

Jack Viney returns for Melbourne, with Luke Dunstan out of the side. Darcy Tucker will come back into the Fremantle side, along with Brandon Walker, with Neil Erasmus and Sam Switkowski out.

The big news out of the battle of the West(ern)s is Bailey Smith will miss the clash against the Eagles. Not only that, Luke Cleary was dropped for Taylor Dureya and Hugh Dixon was dropped for Josh Kennedy. However, Tim English is back for the Bulldogs.

Max Lynch will miss another game for Hawthorn, meaning Jarrod Witts is set to score 200 against Dan Howe. Connor MacDonald returns if you still have him, while Alex Davies comes in for Brayden Fiorini and Caleb Graham replaces Rory Thompson.

No changes have been confirmed for the St Kilda v North Melbourne clash, but Mitch Owens is in line for a recall to hopefully get his scoring average out of the negatives. Jackson Archer may make his North debut.

Collingwood back Jordan Roughead announced his retirement on Friday, meaning the Pies will take an extra selection to the mid-season draft. Once Charlie Dean is fit then he’s an absolute downgrade lock, but for now there’s no SuperCoach news out of this one, unless Reef McInnes or Jordan Boyd into the extended squad does much for you.

Jordan Ridley is back. Thank the footy gods. Please, take a @Patch as human sacrifice, in exchange for a 100+ average from here on out. Jye Caldwell also returns if you have him, while Charlie Dixon will come into the Port line up for his first game. The biggest news out of this one hasn’t been finalised yet, but Sam Hayes is set to miss, with Port opting to ruck Jeremy Finlayson in the wet. So if you have a ruck line of Preuss, Hayes and Dixon, I hate to tell you but that’s two donuts coming up. Fingers crossed it is all lies, and we get Hayes named tonight.

When a heart break, it don’t breakeven

What am I sposed to do, when the best part of me is owning you?

-58 Jake Soligo

-57 Cooper Stephens

-45 Joel Jeffrey

-41 Rhylee West

-24 Jordan Sweet

-24 Jackson Hately

-8 Greg Clark

-5 Marcus Windhager

-5 Jesse Motlop

-4 Mitch Knevitt

What am I ‘sposed to say, when I’m losing cash when I have you stay?

190 Travis Boak

190 Elliot Yeo

180 Max Gawn

179 Patrick Cripps

169 Lachie Neale

167 Touk Miller

162 Reilly O’Brien

154 Zach Merrett

145 Jack Macrae

142 Scott Pendlebury

Oh Captain my Captain

In a very rogue VC option, Stephen Coniglio shapes as a choice in the weekend’s second game. A move back into the midfield saw a 140 last week, and his past two scores against Brisbane have been 141 and 158. Lachie Neale is possibly the safer option, having not dropped below 100 this season, but a poor (relatively) three-round average of 112.7 scares me for full captaincy. VC is a good starter here.

I have a theory that Clayton Oliver gets up against good sides, while Petracca is the one who usually beats up the weaker teams (not saying he doesn’t play well against good teams as well, mainly Clarry typically stays in neutral and rolls down the hill). But Clarry proved that theory wrong, at least for now, against North (sucked against West Coast though). Fresh off a 178 and playing a genuine contender? Pencil in a 150 from the red-haired prince.

Hawthorn concede big scores to midfielders this year, and Touk is a great option. He scored 153 against the Hawks last season, so is not a bad Saturday night option.

Throw a dart at your Western Bulldogs players and pick one as a captain. Jack Macrae (137, 137, 117), Josh Dunkley (132, DNP, 151), Tim English (57, 108, 132), and Marcus Bontempelli (145, 156, 106) all have great history against West Coast, and with Bailey Smith out there’s no reason the three midfielders shouldn’t be in the guts. Jordan Sweet being named annoys me for Tim English’s sake, but he’s shown he’s fantastic around the ground and should still score well with a second ruck.

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Jordan

Docherty or Sinclair for last defender spot.

Lekdog

I like Sinclair

Lazza

Sinclair

Pman

Sinclair as better POD and will benefit from Steele’s absence.

FearTheBeard

Panic is real. When is the confirmation if Preuss is 100% out or not?

Lekdog

I think Preuss is pretty much 100% out unless he’s a late in

FearTheBeard

So do I swing English in for a week and move him down to Forward next week? Or part with Pruess for good and take Witts? Feels a bit over the top to dump Preuss?

Hugh Schmetzer

Be careful with your week 13 bye…

Lekdog

I’m looking at English for a week

Derek

What about Hayes?

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Hayes is playing.

Nick

Preuss to O’Brien as a placeholder until Gawn has his bye, high risk high reward, O’Brien has Geelong and WCE before his bye. This is his redemption arch.

Lekdog

Bold, I dig it

Nick

well, that was better than I could’ve imagined..

The Ranger

I nearly stole this idea Nick but with low trades I decided to hold.
Great move!

Maverick

Ruckline as it stands
Preuss, SHayes & Dixon, yikes!

I’m in some serious trouble if Hayes is not in the final 22. I don’t want too trade Preuss was hoping he’d suffice as my R2 at worst a luxury trade come finals.
Hayes is only 300k so to get a gawn, Witts or darcy your spending 300k. That absolutely stuffs the future trade plans.

Many others in the same situation?!

I do believe there’s a sneaky chance Preuss is a late in. Why would they name him emergency otherwise.. doesn’t make sense too me unless they’re unsure about Flynn or he’s under an illness cloud (have heard a rumour)

Neale into Oliver for me this week.

Lazza

Hayes named. 👍

Ben Moore

Gawn or Darcy to replace preuss?

Hugh Schmetzer

Im going darcy, i want english but cant have any dogs players til after the bye

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Shake n bake

McDonald to miss Neil Weideman to play

Russty_

Who’s Neil Weiderman? 😉

Hunter

Is Sweets the lowest priced ruck on the park this week?

Lazza

No, that would be Callum Jamieson..WC $187k
Sweet is 4th cheapest with Bailey Williams WC and Caleb Graham GC 3rd and 2nd cheapest.

Hunter

Thanks Lazza.
Hayes in still in at this stage so hopefully will play.
If he gets withdrawn at 4pm Sunday I’ll be a little bit cranky.

Mike

If you have Gawn and Preuss, why not add Witts keeping the other two through the byes. You will get two gun rucks in every round. Trade Preuss after the byes as he will still go up another 50k maybe

SamuraiPizzaCat

Need the panic room this week. Cleary not playing throws my trade plans out. I need a forward or defender rookie, not much to choose from!
Preuss not playing is a concern, waiting to make sure Sam Hayes is playing for cover. Some temptation to trade Preuss to Witts.

Russty_

Khamis?

Derek

Witts will score 250 this week against the no-ruck Hawks

Lazza

Hayes has been named 😅

Lazza

Carroll omitted, but could turn up as Emergency .. possible loop hole now.

Jimmy

You can’t be named medi-sub if you’ve been omitted right?

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

You can if you are an emergency.

Lazza

Wrong… he’s on the Emergency List.

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Derek

Dow gets a game ahead of him.

Lazza

Kennedy out, Dow in … so Carroll still a chance for Medi-sub… though Jack Martin likely.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Trying to decide between J.Hayes>Witts or Carroll>Walsh.

Derek

JR SURVIVOR

Because of the uneven group sizes this year, we are going to have 5 teams from each group progress to the CHAMPIONS GROUP. This means that after eliminations this week, some teams will progress and some other will still have a week of eliminations to go. (we don’t play during the bye rounds).
Division 6 only had 5 teams remaining from last week, so guess what, everyone is safe this week (Frotter will be very happy with that decision).
Divisions 4 & 5 only had 6 remaining from last week, so there will be only one elimination. Division 3 had 7 remaining, so there will be only 2 eliminated.

For all other groups, it will be eliminations as usual:

ELIMINATIONS

Div 1: EAGLE POWER, Benny’s Bad Boys & Hirdy’s Heros
Div 2: Vicwood, SamuraiPizzaCats & The Paddywhacks
Div 3: (2 eliminations) Team MAYhem & Rick Grimes
Div 4: (1 elimination) cnwhitedots
Div 5: (1 elimination) Same Olds (Red&Black used their immunity)
Div 6: (No eliminations)
Div 7: BellyButtonFluff, Tucker’s Troops & flyers
Div 8: Upyachupa, Rachele Rachele, JHF fan club & Lethal Enforcers
Div 9: ThePeopleChampion, Kamikaze geckos & Vlaustin Time

CHAMPIONS GROUP

The teams remaining in Divisions 3, 4, 5, 6 & 9 have ALL made it through to the Champions Group (first eliminations in Round 15), details will be posted later.

IMMUNITY FOR ROUND 11

The following teams are very good at this game and have immunity for this week. Which also means they will also qualify for the CHAMPIONS GROUP. Well done.
Div 1: The Dependlebles (2506)
Div 2: King Maximus (2492)
Div 7: FyfeIsLyf (2552)
Div 8: What Is A bender (2558)

**** There will be 3 teams eliminated in Divisions 2, 7 & 8 this week, and only 2 teams from Division 1****

Good luck everyone, and congratulations to the teams through to the Champions Group. Details will be posted next week regarding the group code and the full list of names.

thanks fellas.

SamuraiPizzaCat

It’s been an honour! Thanks for running this Derek and good luck to the remaining teams!

Derek

bad luck mate, it just takes one slip.

Russty_

Well done Pizza, went very deep.

Shake n bake

I think l would have had immunity from last week

Derek

you don’t need it Shake. All remaining in Div 5 are through to the merger.

i guess you just want everyone to see you scored 2496.

Shake n bake

Haha more like l thought I’d might need it this week. Not trading this weekend

Rick Grimes

Horses ass!

Russty_

Bad luck to Same Olds, not the lowest score, well played mate.

John

Cheers Rusty, a bit unlucky I guess but in such a tough Div one slip up is fatal as I found out, it does make the hunger for success in next seasons Survivor even stronger though, best of luck for the remainder mate 👍

John

Cheers Derek for the time and effort you put into this, Wow one slip up and you pay the ultimate price-tough comp but love it! Regardless though it’s been great fun and I’ve really enjoyed my green horn season, I’ll have to pick up my act next season to compete against the Div5 legends with preseason starting now! Thanks and good luck to the remaining.

James

Don’t know how I’ve squeaked through to the champions group from div 3. Shit ton of work you’ve put into this mate, appreciate the effort, it’s been a blast!

holty01

Awesome again Derek. Appreciate all the time you put in with this.

Liam

Hey guys it’s obviously a bit hard to tell right now but who gets the better job security out of Cleary and Wehr?

Lazza

Clearly not Cleary… plays well, then omitted for more experienced player… too early for Wehr..

Derek

Whose place has Wehr taken? Whitfield?

Russty_

You could still get Khamis and hope he scores more than 12 next time

Matty C

Thinking of a short term solution for the byes. I need to get rid of Martin and there’s no good downgrades. Atm, thinking of Carrol to Stephens and Martin to either Lyons or Mitchell. Hold until their R14 bye and then hopefully upgrade to a proper premium. Does sound a little wasteful trades wise though. Sitting at 276 and want to keep momentum up. Otherwise it’s probably just hold and cop the cash bleed from Martin.

Donavan

Accept the cash bleed, I suspect Martin needs the bye, and will be invigorated after his break

Derek

Marty, that was exactly one of the options I was looking at

Russty_

Is that so Durak? 😉

Matty C

What did you end up going with? I’m still undecided. Original plan was SDK to Cleary for Mills but with no Cleary there’s no other way I can generate the cash.

ST1974

Great work Fozdaddy

Looking to upgrade N Martin and Bowey this week. Options are as follows:

N Martin – FWD – Heeney, Greesham, D Cameron and MID – Heeney, Houston, Dawson, Hewett, Sinclair
Bowey – Houston, Dawson, Hewett and Sinclair.

I know that Houston, Sinclair, Hewett and Greesham have the bye next week, however, I am just trying to determine which two would be the best options long term.

Appreciate any advice or assistance. Thanks.

Russty_

Hewett and Sinclair the best of that bunch I reckon

jonooo

English, Parker or Heeney as a forward premo trade in?

Derek

You would have to give English a week or two coming back from 5 weeks out. Sweet playing will take a lot of the rucks

Parker ahead of Heeney

Chieftan

Hope you didn’t go Heeney mate

jonooo

went English haha. Gambled on him banking a big score against the Eagles. The rust factor was a concern, but it paid off for me 🙂

Deafness (DM)

Worth trading out SDK out early along with Gibcus to upgrade or wait a couple weeks?
I have to either keep both or trade both. Plan was originally to trade out Hayes with Gibcus but Preuss out ruined that completely

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TommyC99

Who should I bring in this week, English or Laird? S Hayes is my R2 so English will be essential at some point!

Russty_

I’d get Laird, I’m waiting a week or 2 on English, especially with Sweet still in the side.

Derek

Agree with Russty. Sweet is an ok Ruck, English will play forward.

Russty_

Looks like we were both 100% wrong on that one lol, he’ll probs be over 600k after this week, it’s gonna be hard for me to get him back in.

Russty_

Did Mills just have a 2 point 2nd quarter….after a 55 point 1st?

Shake n bake

Don’t know how he ended up 120 odd.

harryhoudinis

Yep I have him as VC and was very happy at QT. Now it’s a tough one, you probably don’t take it. Think I’ll stick with Oliver C

ST1974

Already a great start to the round after I brought Heeney in and watched him absolutely stink it up last night. While I am quietly kicking myself, I did bring him in with the byes in mind as I am struggling to get 18 on the field next week so hopefully he performs better next week.
I am looking to trade out Bowey and unfortunately don’t quite have enough cash to bring in Sinclair unless I bring in Stephens for Carroll first and then use a boost trade to bring in Sinclair. The other option would be to save the boost trade and bring in Houston or Saad. Either way, all three have the bye next week but I just want to get rid of Bowey.
Thoughts?

Derek

Looking at bringing in a defender to replace Whitfield. Either Stewart, Sinclair, Hewett or Crisp.

My problem is round 13 byes. My weakest week during the byes. Crisp is only option with a BE of 122.

Do I just hold Whitfield and take McCartins 75 pts this week?

Out of those 4 I like Stewart the best. Hewett and Sinclair I feel I’ve missed the boat

Derek

I just realised Sinclair has round 12 bye. I think I answered my own question

Russty_

Whitfield was worth 40k more back in round 5 when I traded him for Sinclair and Sinclair was 526 so you haven’t missed the boat with price, just the points not gained.

K.Sinny

Rowell to Titch or no?

One Touch Wonder

Did the same trade.

holty01

A bit late but good luck everyone for the round.

Russty_

Same to you bud, your team’s looking strong this week, nice to get that Stewart score.

Pman

Hi Community and hope everyone is doing better than my side so far! I foolishly rolled the dice and put the VO on Cogs over Neale and it backfired spectacularly! Cant afford to stuff up my Captaincy pick and currently tossing up in order Dunkley, Macrae, Miller or Cripps. Any thoughts as to best choice?

Russty_

Giday Pman, I’d probably go Macrae against the Eagles mate, could go very well.

Pman

Cheers Russty, he probably has a higher ceiling than Dunkley too and is due a big score.

Russty_

I looked at Crippa too and he’s a bit out of form lately, Miller seems to get tagged a lot too. Good luck mate.

Pman

Agree that Cripps is too hot and cold and Miller struggles with a close tag. Still kicking myself for going Cogs over Neale as VC!

demonsdelight

I took the vc off neale when i seen you had him That was my only way to win I put the c on MacRae so heres hoping .Keep it going to the top 100 mate

Russty_

Hope he goes well for you both, bit of a slow start for Mac ..bloody Dunks is on fire !..English looking great too, no rust at all it seems.

The Ranger

I got the spicy cough this week and the brain fog is weird eh?
I completely forgot to loop McCartins score but got away with it when Dekoning scored exactly the same.
And now I’ve just realised that instead of vc’ing Oliver and looping him with Macrae I actually put the C straight on Oliver.
D’oh!

demonsdelight

I also had OLiver who was well held ,like a lot of dees players after half time .A top effort by the Dockers who have just recruited so well dees would be best to forget that game and make minimum changes

Russty_

Weird ay with SDK and Paddy, same score last week too, Oliver’s score not terrible in the end Ranger. Get well soon mate.

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Derek

Petracca had a poor game, is a POD for me in a number of matches.

Didn’t watch game, so not sure what happened

Russty_

He just struggled to get much ball, and when he did, he used it at 40% d/e, probably just a one off.

holty01

He may simply be a flat track bully. Was very inconsistent when Melbourne were losing games a while back. But don’t think Melbourne will lose to many so won’t be anything to worry about.

Lazza

We’ll that’s worked out better Ranger .. I’m also under H&S Protocols at the moment.. which has given time to focus and get my VC/C right for the first time since R2.
Wishing you a speedy recovery..

TRIGGA HAPPY

The ol spicy cough knocks you around a bit eh mate.
I couldn’t get out of bed for 3 days!
Hope u kick it to the curb soon, look after yourself. 👍

Derek

Well done to anyone who held English. Massive score.

holty01

Almost used a boost to bring him in today for Preuss. Ended up holding as wanted to see how he returned and how he would score with Sweet playing. Seems I worried about nothing.

TRIGGA HAPPY

Had the same thought

demonsdelight

Had him since dot but traded him to Preuss In next week

VossTheBoss

Thats me 😀

But in the time of setting up a venue for my little ones first birthday i didnt have time to take my VC Neale and was left with Oliver as captain, you win some you lose some

Jockinator G

Anyone know if Carrol is likely to be the medi sub in the Carlton game. Or safe to use him for loophole for neale

David C

Carlton VFL team plays at 1.05pm. If he takes the field he won’t be sub.

Jockinator G

Lifesaver. He isn’t listed for the VFL. Last minute trade to non playing 102k rookie required!!

David C

Yeh, he is the only emergency not listed to play in the VFL pre game. Hence he will probably be the sub in the AFL.

Jockinator G

Never nice to have to burn a trade. But loophole on Neale got me a couple big wins including one over a pretty highly rated supercoacher 😁

TRIGGA HAPPY

May day! Dees different team when May subbed out. Freo finds way to beat the unbeatable. No TRACtion. Aish puts clamps on Clarry. “I know nothing” Schultz stands up in big moments.

demonsdelight

Need a laugh

Russty_

Looks like Owens could be an option after this game, playing as a tagger and got a few goals, heaps of tackles too. Maybe tagging suits him.

Last edited 1 month ago by Russty_
Shake n bake

I have Carroll on the field with the E on Clark and Owens on the pine. Carroll on already

Russty_

Oh bummer Shake, at least he has a chance to score something for ya, Owens looked a lot more comfortable out there this time around.

Shake n bake

McDonald Owens Clark on the pine l was just hoping Carroll wouldn’t be sub

demonsdelight

I seen him against Casey a few weeks ago and mate if you don’t want him send him to us Gonna be one of your best .

Russty_

Didn’t say we didn’t want him haha, he looked confident today, he dominates in the 2’s just needs to bring that with the big boys.

demonsdelight

English Owens and Cleary in shortly

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Round 13 downgrade.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Traded him out in round 6 for Hobbs, but should be a good downgrade for one of my dud rookies in round 13.

Russty_

For sure mate, hope he gets regular games but Billings has only just come back and already got dropped for Owens so not sure how solid his JS is

Shake n bake

Missed todays game because I’m in iso. Haven’t been well but that’s a little if a pick me up ⚫️⚪️

Russty_

Was a really good game Shake…check out the replay. Sidebottom was really good, even Cox contributed.

Shake n bake

Sorry Russty, l meant missed going to todays game. The misses and my son still went. But l was in bed watching at home. Covid has really hit me hard in my 4th day. Hopefully starting to get over the other side of it.

Russty_

Get lots of garlic, ginger and onions into you mate, that’ll fight anything off.

demonsdelight

Get well soon shake Found myself cheering the woods on Great game

Shake n bake

Tnx Neil

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Deciding to field Hobbs over Martin is going to cost me a few games. Did three upgrades and I’m not going to score much more than last weeks 2,331. Getting the VC/C right can make all the difference.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Hobbs is getting a move on, boy I’m in a few close ones. Won 2, lost 4, to close to call 4.

Russty_

How’d you end up going John?

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

2,386 won 4/10 was hoping to do a bit better at the start of the round, with my three upgrades, but after not having the VC on Neale, I’m happy with the outcome. Was tossing up between Witts and English for my R2 spot, went with Witts, but can always get English for the fwd line.

Russty_

Yeah having both is ideal, who would’ve thought Witts would surpass Gawn this year ay?

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

If you started with English, Witts, Preuss in the ruck, you have done very well, none of whom I considered for myself, but I was recomending both English and Witts on twitter, as I was Sicily. I need to listen to my own advice.

Russty_

I started out with Gawn, Witts, Dixon and Hayes and left Hayes’ 127 on the bench in round 1 lol. Missed the Preuss boat altogether opting for Hayes

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Fielding Hobbs (75) over Martin (92) did cost me one game (6pts) in the end, the other was by 19pts. But at least I won two close ones, (7pts & 9pts)

demonsdelight

Not wrong John I had the vc on neale but tried to beat Russty in Holy Grail by switching to MacRae Result? 62 pts which is close to what he will beat me bye LUCK?

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Nearly all the players that had the VC on Neale in my match ups are winning hands down. I need to pay more attention to what other players are doing with their VC. One of the close ones is against Kat, who had the VC on Neale, it will be the difference if she wins, only a few points in it.

demonsdelight

YEah John so right I won 9 leagues but Russty got me in Holy Grail by 37 Should have been me by 25 ouch

Russty_

Not much in it mate, bad luck…having Hayes on field didn’t help and the wet.
Had several close matches this week managed to win them all, closest was against The Reaper in Lek & Patch’s Rabble, got up by 7 luckily, he had 4 players against my Martin at the end.

demonsdelight

Another name for the T or W list Russty timbo

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

You killed me Russty, wasn’t even close, you are pumping out some huge scores this season. My best are round 2, 2,387, this round 2,386 and round 7, 2,385. At least I won two close ones this round, 7 & 9 points, so my luck is changing for the better.

Russty_

Good stuff with the close ones mate, I had some very close ones too with Neil, Tom (Idunknow) and Lazza and Gator..sorry fellas!
Just having vc on Neale and Petracca firing would’ve made a difference there John..up into the 2400’s but you need Sicily mate, he’s been unbelievable this year

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Yes, Sicily, every time I see his score I feel sick. Should have started him over Whitfield, then should have brought him in for Bowey in round 5, I’ve had a few chances to bring him in, but with McCartin and De Koning going well, I’ve always thought next week. Now he’s over 600k and I can’t afford him.

Russty_

I’d still try to get him, even if it’s a sidewaysy, I still need Stewart and English and they’ll both be over 600. I almost traded out Martin to Houston this week but reversed it cause I realised I need Stewart.
Pendles for me has been crap last 2 weeks, he looks tired or old or something.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

Yes, Stewart, who we both usually start with, another one that I regrett not having in my team.

Lazza

We’ll done Russty .. you’re Witts vs my Hayes in the end … though hanging with Martin paid off handsomely .. 35 pts
Lost one other by 39 to a player who had both English and Stewart.. 334 pts between them..

Russty_

Yeah Preuss in would’ve gotten you the win mate, can’t believe he didn’t get named, typical GWS Coach effort! Jeez English has had a meteoric rise ay…the way he plays, he’s probably the best ruck in the game right now, will be hard to afford after this week but he’ll stuff my round 13 stocks if I bring him in now.

Kat

Well done to you John, too good. Been at the netball cheering the Vixens on today so I hadn’t been keeping a close eye on my matchups but just got home to see I had a few losses in some close games, losing to you by 9 and another by 2 points. My decision to try and save a few $$ and get Crisp over Stewart or Sinclair because of his bye has cost me a few games but at least I got my VC right this week. Also probably should have done a Hayes/Pruess trade but decided to save some trades and take Hayes score. On a positive note, I played Shake 3 times and managed a win.

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

We have had some close ones between us this season Kat. After Neale scored the 164pts, I had a look to see who had the VC on him and pretty much put them down as loses, it wasn’t until today that I looked to see how I was going and was surprised I was still a chance in our game. You are having a good season Kat and are going well in most of the leagues that we are in together, good luck for the bye rounds.

Timbo

Not luck you’re just really bad at this game

Russty_

I bet he outscored you Trollbuster, that’s 5 name changes this week already huh? Good luck with your cowardly sniping.

Sarah

Seriously? You rejected a captains score of 164! That is the dopiest move in the history of supercoach. You must be ranked 50,000+ with those sorts of dumb moves

Russty_

Not as dumb as spending your time online trolling people under 100 different names, is there really nothing else in your life dude? I feel sorry for you.

gator59

He never had the VC on Neale, He had it on Clarry and he decided not to take his score and rolled the dice with Macrae .. You need to get your facts right dumbass

demonsdelight

pathetic commenting without the facts crawl under your rock

TRIGGA HAPPY

Q. Heres a question for all the footy boffins out there.
Has the same team ever had two different players win the Coleman medal two years in a row?
Insert thinking music here …..

demonsdelight

Mark Jackson and gerard healy in the early days for Naarme maybe

gator59

1899 Eddy James, Geelong (31 goals) and 1900 and Teddy Lockwood, Geelong (24 goals)

1900 Albert Thurgood, Essendon (24 goals) and 1901 Fred Hiskins , Essendon (34 goals)

Good old Wikipedia

Russty_

Did you go to those games Col? 😉

gator59

Was the orange boy Russty

demonsdelight

He would be too young to get in Russty

demonsdelight

Did you get their autograph Gat

TRIGGA HAPPY

So been over 100 years then 😆

demonsdelight

Derek you need a ruck is Nank for Ross or Cripps doable ?

gator59

He needs Preuss for Dunkley

demonsdelight

way past your bedtime isn’t it . I would think Nank for Cripps is about right

gator59

I’m offering Derek a player that averages about the same

I laugh at what you’re offering a player that’s averaging 96 in Nank and Cripps at 116

demonsdelight

no wonder you follow the saints we take your players and make champions out of them like big Carl and you do nothing with the ones we send to you like Kent

Derek

I see you weren’t interested in my trade Offer.

Grundy will be back soon. I’ll give Mr Chol a run in the ruck for a bit.

demonsdelight

thanks but no thanks I need a quality mid like Cripps

gator59

I can’t believe in one of my leagues the bloke i played this week had the VC on Neale and never took it .. Had C on Macrae and he lost to me by 1 point

JohnDJ59.Black Flag

What the hell, the only reason you wouldn’t take it is if you didn’t have a loop or you were off the grid for the weekend.

gator59

Don’t know what happened to him JD, Must’ve been on a big bender for the weekend

Russty_

What trades are you thinking of doing this week peeps? I’d love to get English and Stewart in this week but it’d take 4 trades to do it and screw my numbers for the last 2 rounds.
Doing nothing makes it balance out over the 3 rounds but at least there are a few downgrade options next week, Owens and Wehr if named to play.
Doing nothing this week probably means suffering in the rankings but for me, Leagues are what I play for so it’s probs more important to have a trade or 2 left at the pointy end.

demonsdelight

Hi Rust I am bringing English in .He was in my first team in fact last week was his only time missing Pity i could have used him Also getting Cleary in I know he has his bye r 13 but i want owens then Wehr is a good pick but Hamilton looks betterI reckon you will hear a lot about these two cats in future both very talented owens and cleary

Russty_

Big English should bump your score up this week mate, I was a bit surprised to see Cleary made the sub, you think he’ll come back in onfield this week? Hope Owens turns out to be a good one, Saints need some more midfield grunt.

Derek

I am similar. Looking at Bont, Smith, Stewart, English, Laird or Mills as upgrades, but they are all Round 13 byes and R13 is my weakest round.

I can do nothing this week and field 18, but that includes Khamis (who plays Friday Night – can see what he does early)

Round 13 i have 17, but that includes Hamilton, Baldwin and Carroll.

Any trades this week and next have to factor out the round 13 bye players

My first look this week was to trade Hayes to Darcy and Daicos to Wehr

I have 19 trades left, so i should start using them, but it is having the players i want avaliable for round 13.

My overall rank is stuffed anyway, maybe a just need to forget about round 13 league wins.

Daz

Yeah best to take a heavy loss in one of the bye rounds and be strong in the other 2 if overall is out of reach. Is anyone else concerned who have Pruess playing after his bye? This is his 3rd week out but last weeks omission a concern for me. I would like to spend the dollars on upgrading my last 2 rookies but Gawn and Darcy won’t be getting any cheaper. Last 2 rookies are McCartin and Hayes so no great rush.

demonsdelight

Daicos has a r 14 bye .Is that going to affect that ?Do you have Owens I picked up Luke McDonald last week 133 thank you and 348k just wanted a better mid than Green or Rowell Bont could fly home

Derek

Good point about Daicos, original thought was hold him as my M9/D7 type. Not sure he will be that serviceable.

If I get Darcy this week needed some cash. Could be McCartin to go.

I’ll probably hold this week unless Khamis stinks Friday night and get English after his bye instead of Darcy this week

Russty_

Nice pickup there with Mcdonald Neil, he’s going well. I might have to bring him in for Pendles who is going crap for me atm

Russty_

Yeah I’m on Carroll watch too Derek, him and your other 2 you don’t need too many non playing rookies on the pine, might be time to bring in a few newbies.

Lazza

At this stage I’m not planning to trade. I rarely do trades for the first bye..
I will only have 16 on field, 11 of which are premos .. so it will depend on what my opponents do in the money leagues.
Cash gen is low at the moment.. so I’d need to use 3 trades just to get a decent premo like English and Stewart.

Derek

My lack of aggressive trading early and starting under performing players like Whitfield, Daniel & Ridley (instead of Sinclair, Hewett and Stewart) has left me with plenty of trades but quite a low team value and only a few cash cows still increasing.

Last year I ran out of trades round 17 so overcorrected this year and held too many, especially with 5 extra.

Will still end up with a good team, but had too many close losses in leagues this year to be competitive

Might look at a couple more down grades over the byes and generate some cash for the run home

Russty_

I think the order of the day this time around was midpricers and some sideways trading was not so taboo with the extra trades this year mate, I’ve done about 5, Whitfield one of them. Why have you held onto Baldwin so long?

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demonsdelight

midpricers and topend rookies were the key Whitfield was the biggest trap Witts and Gawn really needed to be the starting rucks

Russty_

Yeah Gawn even though very up and down this year mate, is it because of Jackson or is he carrying an injury? English could be number 1 next year.
Topend rookies for sure, Jhf, Daicos, McCartin, Martin, Rachele, Hayes early were handy

demonsdelight

missed one Preuss Jacko takes a lot more of the ruckwork now