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Andrew Krakouer: $139,500

The AFL website has just posted and article about AFL Dream Team pre-registration. You can win tickets to the Grand Final! How about that?! But how about that we’re told that Andrew Krrakouer will be worth $139,500!

The AFL website has just posted an article about AFL Dream Team pre-registration (which starts from tomorrow) to win tickets to the AFL Grand Final.

We are told that Andrew Krakouer will be one of the bargain buys of 2011 because he is coming in at a starting price of $139,500. A little more than what the Fan Planner had him at originally.

Anyway, register your interest and be in the running for the 4 GF tickets. We know three blokes who will tag along with you!



  1. Anzac

    January 13, 2011 at 8:49 pm

    It says in the the article that Krak is ‘the same price as many recent draftees’

    I wonder if that means that all of the draftees will be $139,500 ….

    • Warnie


      January 13, 2011 at 8:52 pm

      Nope, they won’t be. He is just priced in the range of the draftees. We will see the most expensive (ie. Swallow) around the $170K mark and the cheaper/rookie listed players around $85K-$90K ish.

      • Anzac

        January 13, 2011 at 8:53 pm

        Ahk thanks Warnie

      • Coasters

        January 13, 2011 at 10:51 pm

        I had him locked but for 170K im not sure, might load up on 84K players and make more room for premiums

  2. jacktenstar

    January 13, 2011 at 8:49 pm

    Still worth it unless you think you need cover for swan or pendlebury in the bye rounds.


  3. TIGERS19800

    January 13, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    Andrew Krakouer was a slow player at Richmond who excelled in the wet at the MCG.

    What has turned a spud into the next best thing?

    • Warnie


      January 13, 2011 at 9:01 pm


      • tuppy

        January 13, 2011 at 10:48 pm

        i played in jail with him and we won the premiership, and he killed it..then i went to watch him play a scratchy with the eagles last pre season that some wafl players got invited to play in,and he absaloutly couldnt get near it.
        and then we all seen what he did in the wafl last year so its i bit of a unique form line.
        but ill b takin the chance on him.
        mzungu ill pass

  4. Calvin


    January 13, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    Deck of Dream Team on him on the 30th of Jan (2nd last one)
    Be ready! It’s a belter if I say so myself!
    I guessed him at 130k though, better fixed that up, wasn’t far off though

    • maanco

      January 13, 2011 at 9:13 pm

      sounds great!
      have you guys already finished all the Deck of DT well done?

      • Calvin


        January 13, 2011 at 9:18 pm

        ha ha nah – most of them have been started
        We’re not that good, still pre-season

      • Warnie


        January 13, 2011 at 9:19 pm

        There’s been a few rainy days. I have a few to go!

        • maanco

          January 13, 2011 at 10:34 pm

          thanks guys how about Mzungu (however you spell it will he be MPP (B/M)

  5. TIGERS19800

    January 13, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    One of the additions to that group, mature age recruit Andrew Krakouer, finished well back in the pack with the likes of Alan Didak, who is progressing well in recovery from surgery on his pectoral muscle, and heavyweight utility Leigh Brown.

    • sparlo

      January 14, 2011 at 2:34 am

      Luckily Kraks will never have to sprint 2km flat out in an actual footy game. If you had seen him cover the ground in the WAFL GF against Claremont last year you wouldn’t have any doubts about his ability to run around on a footy ground. One of the most dominant games I have ever seen…

  6. maanco

    January 13, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    any idea what the Magic number may be?
    or whether he will be DPP

    • Warnie


      January 13, 2011 at 9:16 pm

      Not sure on the MN (it’s a myth anyway…), but the is a HUGE chance he will be FWD/MID – hint hint!

      • Calvin


        January 13, 2011 at 9:19 pm

        sssshhhhhh – wait till they read my article he he

        • Warnie


          January 13, 2011 at 9:20 pm

          We’ll know tomorrow, Calvin. The Prospectus should be here!!

          • tom

            January 13, 2011 at 9:31 pm

            Whats the go with the Magic number? whats it mean?

          • ShrewDext

            January 14, 2011 at 9:47 am

            I have the Prospectus! (Darwin @ 07:45)

            A. Krakouer = Utility Small (MPP for sure)

      • feathertopDT


        January 14, 2011 at 7:29 am

        so the prospectus has all the starting prices?

        • Warnie


          January 14, 2011 at 8:34 am

          No, it wont unfortunately!

  7. Benatration

    January 13, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    Going by my calculations the MN should be 4152

  8. MTTY

    January 13, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    Hey Warnie and Calvin, heard somewhere from a guy who got his prospectus that, Ben jacobs is a DPP, big chance to be in a lot of teams now?

    What are your thoughts on Simon Hogan this year?

    • Warnie


      January 13, 2011 at 9:48 pm

      Not sure on Hogan. Will monitor his role in the cats preseason games bas for Jacobs, yeah look out for that! ;)

      • MTTY

        January 13, 2011 at 10:01 pm

        cheers, i reckon Hogan could take GAJ role and switch from Forward to mid with Chapman throughtout the game. got a 50 possie game in on eof the last rounds of the VFL last year.

        • Bilby

          January 14, 2011 at 2:15 am

          Steven Motlop might get games ahead of Hogan, they will definitely be competing with each other for a spot.

  9. swanlow36

    January 13, 2011 at 10:21 pm

    Can’t wait for the Deck of Dream Team article on “Krak” as I’m a Swan Districts fan

  10. magpies01

    January 13, 2011 at 10:26 pm

    Boys, do we have to register our interest tommorow to have a chance at the 4 granny tickets or can we do it now? Why is Krakeour at 139,500 if he hasnt played for 2 years?

  11. maanco

    January 13, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    bit off topic (infact way off topic, but still afl related) but this vid is a classic you got to watch it.

  12. magpies01

    January 13, 2011 at 10:46 pm

    has anyone else’s fanplanner team changed? m0nty changed all the prices and has changed my prem/mid/cheap/rookies count. i think he knows the magic number

    • Benatration

      January 13, 2011 at 10:50 pm

      He knows. All you need to work out the magic number is just 1 player’s price. It’s 4152. Last year is was 4294.

    • :P

      January 13, 2011 at 11:07 pm

      yeah but its still not for sure
      i got another 150k in the bank though

  13. TheRavalle

    January 13, 2011 at 10:49 pm

    Yep the true numbers are turning up I think and they arent as good as they looked a week ago……Varcoe at $310k makes that decision easier……he was $250 odd….Krakouer being up $55k……..oh yeah nows its gonna start to get really hard to balance the books!!

  14. mitchie

    January 13, 2011 at 10:51 pm

    could be a good pickup!
    were you boys at the dev cup just recently?

    • Warnie


      January 14, 2011 at 7:58 am

      Yep we were! Great day! Came home a lot richer!

      • mitchie

        January 14, 2011 at 1:39 pm

        yeah your right amazing weather for it!
        sad to say i couldnt back a winner,
        was thinking bout coming over to chat about dt
        but thought yous might wanna a day off!

  15. TheRavalle

    January 13, 2011 at 10:52 pm

    all the super premiums look to be about $15k cheaper

    • KGENE

      January 13, 2011 at 11:47 pm

      My team that was in the RED by 100k is now in the BLACK by 25K. Very happy about that!

  16. feathertopDT


    January 14, 2011 at 7:28 am

    so the fanplanner were off on him by 50K wow
    and also i have a few names if anyone could tell me yes or no for
    Majak Daw
    Cameron Richardson
    Josh Toy
    Daniel Talia
    Ben Jacobs
    Tendai Mzungu

    Thanks all :)

    • eeepobreci

      January 14, 2011 at 8:10 am

      Daw- unlikely to play, but cheap with valuable dpp.
      Richardson- mature age bank flanker- hopefully can fill in for inj Grima who’s likely to miss 1st half of 2011
      Josh Toy- should be a popular pick
      Daniel Talia- should get games, again cheap with dpp.
      Jacobs- as for Talia, albeit bit more expensive & with dpp, could be good upgrade target to GAJ!!!
      Mzungu- running half back, who again, hopefully can slot in for the injured Hayden who also looks like missing first half of 2011.
      So aside from Daw, big watch in Preaseason games!!!
      Hope this helps.

      • eeepobreci

        January 14, 2011 at 8:11 am

        And Mzungu dpp, also helps!

        • swanlow36

          January 14, 2011 at 8:18 pm


          Richardson only Forward :(

  17. tigesboy13

    January 14, 2011 at 8:45 am

    Has anyone heard anything about Tapscott??

    • demonator

      January 14, 2011 at 9:12 am

      Melbourne website says he is a hard at it old school footballer likely to play in the nab cup. Nuggety hard forward flanker with massive cannons. Watch with care as melbournes farward line will be pretty hard to crack.

      • tigesboy13

        January 14, 2011 at 9:16 am

        Is he likely to get games this year? was all hype last year about him

        • demonator

          January 14, 2011 at 2:58 pm

          Well to be honest with you I don’t no, he may play a coue games depending on how much he delivers in the nab cup. I assume he would play 5+games

  18. demonator

    January 14, 2011 at 9:09 am

    Hey boys. Is there anyway of pulling your fanfooty team up that you have previously made or do you have to go through and pick all yours players again? Cheers

    • Warnie


      January 14, 2011 at 9:11 am

      Go to the right hand corner and ‘Change team in focus”.

      • demonator

        January 14, 2011 at 9:13 am

        Thanks warnie. Superstar!

  19. ShrewDext

    January 14, 2011 at 9:51 am

    G Ablett = Mid only
    D Thomas = Mid only
    Sidebottom – Mid only
    Mzungu = Utility
    Hodge = Mid only
    J Kelly = Mid only

    • ShrewDext

      January 14, 2011 at 9:57 am

      Mitch Morton = Utility
      Gilbert = Utility
      A Everitt = DEF
      Scott Selwood (WCE) = Mid only

    • Warnie


      January 14, 2011 at 9:59 am

      – Pretty confidant Mzungu will be MID/FWD.
      – Morton MID/FWD.
      – Gilbert DEF/FWD.

      • ShrewDext

        January 14, 2011 at 10:14 am

        Issaac Smith (HAW) = Utility !!!
        C Rioli = Fwd only
        Birchall = Def only
        Bruce = Def only !!!
        Hibberd (ESS) = Utility
        Heppel = Utility
        D Beams = Mid only
        L Henderson = Fwd only (injured anyway)

      • maanco

        January 14, 2011 at 11:43 am

        but didnt mzungu play in the back line

        • PieMan

          January 14, 2011 at 12:20 pm

          Wait wait. Thomas mid only? Fanplanner has him forward only.

          • TheoX

            January 14, 2011 at 4:27 pm

            Who cares what fanplanner says, montys just guessing, plus hes got a face like a dropped pie

  20. ShrewDext

    January 14, 2011 at 10:22 am

    Robbie Gray = Fwd only
    Ben Jacobs (Port) = Utility
    CHAD = Fossil & Def only (who cares)
    Gia = Fwd only
    Sherman = Mid only

  21. magpies01

    January 14, 2011 at 10:50 am

    m0nty’s prices have given me more money in the bank. Now I got Buddy and I have 5 premiums in my fwd line, which means I have 12 premiums in my team now. DT’s looking pretty good for me this year.

  22. TheRavalle

    January 14, 2011 at 11:35 am

    Ouch a few of these players not having DPP are really starting to hurt the shape of my team….Sidebottom being mid only is a pain in the arse

  23. hams

    January 14, 2011 at 11:38 am

    prospectus has arrived!!

  24. ShrewDext

    January 14, 2011 at 11:47 am

    A quick flick through the Prospectus this morning revealed or confirmed the positional eligibility of the following (possibly) relevant players –

    Mzungu = Utility
    Mitch Morton = Utility
    Gilbert = Utility
    Issaac Smith (HAW) = Utility!!!
    Heppell = Utility
    Hibberd (ESS) = Utility
    Ben Jacobs (Port) = Utility

    G Ablett = Mid only
    D Thomas = Mid only
    Sidebottom – Mid only
    Hodge = Mid only
    J Kelly = Mid only
    Scott Selwood (WCE) = Mid only
    Sherman = Mid only
    D Beams = Mid only
    Ziebell = Mid only

    C Richardson (Nth) = Fwd only
    Lachie Hanson = Fwd only
    C Rioli = Fwd only
    L Henderson = Fwd only (injured anyway)
    Robbie Gray = Fwd
    Gia = Fwd
    M Daw = Fwd only (look for another FWD-Ruck link)

    A Everitt = DEF
    Birchall = Def only
    Bruce = Def only
    CHAD = Fossil & Def only (who cares)

    Some midpriced MPP’s taken away but some cheapies thrown in – Smith & Hibberd.
    Richardson goes against the initial Fanplanner and may thin out the DEF cheapies.

    • ShrewDext

      January 14, 2011 at 11:53 am

      Round 6 Hawthorn and Freo byes make Mzungu / Smith MPP almost useless.
      Especially difficult if you have Hodge MID, Franklin, Rioli, Pav FWD and have to cover Sandilands in the Ruck.
      Geelong with Bye also = Horror round!

      • maanco

        January 14, 2011 at 12:01 pm

        hey shrew,
        i heard you live in Darwin on the big footy website, recon you cou,ld let me borrow your prospectes when your finished with it? :)

        Thanks for the updates

        • ShrewDext

          January 14, 2011 at 12:04 pm

          Book sellers will permanently loan you a Prospectus for a reasonable price ;)

          It is unlikely that I will be finished with mine for sometime.

          • maanco

            January 14, 2011 at 12:09 pm

            nah, just go to a book shop with a piece of paper and go have a quick look at it and take some notes. :)

            any nice little article in it that you would care to give a few notes on. :)


          • ShrewDext

            January 14, 2011 at 12:20 pm

            A very smart write-up by some boys from “DT Talk”?

            Will read over my morning coffee tomorrow but a glance looks like what they have already posted here regarding tactics, structure and negotiating the byes.

            Thanks DT Talk lads for a fine site and congratulations on the recognition by being printed in the Propectus.

            Please get back onto Boag’s and run the Tipping comp again this year.

            I REALLY enjoyed it in 2010.

    • Coasters

      January 14, 2011 at 12:55 pm

      What about Duffiled anyone, is he listed as a Back of Mid?

      • ShrewDext

        January 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm

        Duffield & Broughton = DEF only

        • Coasters

          January 14, 2011 at 1:01 pm

          Awesome, thanks mate!

          Sorry to keep hassling you but what about Rawlings?

          • ShrewDext

            January 14, 2011 at 1:13 pm

            Rawlings = DEF only

    • tuppy

      January 14, 2011 at 4:03 pm

      that sux shit

  25. westy1

    January 14, 2011 at 12:09 pm

    The AFL DT pre-register comp is the same ‘most original team name’ as last year. Were last year’s comp results ever published?

  26. maanco

    January 14, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    “All “Utility” players in the 2011 AFL Prospectus according to each Player Table

    Adam Goodes
    Adam McPhee
    Alan Didak
    Alex Johnson
    Andrew Carrazzo
    Andrew Krakouer
    Andrew Moore
    Ben Jacobs
    Ben McGlynn
    Billie Smedts
    Brad Sheppard
    Bradley Harvey
    Brendon Goddard
    Brent Harvey
    Brent Staker
    Brett Deledio
    Bryce Gibbs
    Bryce Retzlaff
    Callum Wilson
    Colin Sylvia
    Dan Nicholson
    Daniel Menzel
    Daniel Talia
    Darcy Daniher
    David Astbury
    David Hale
    David Zaharakis
    Dion Prestia
    Drew Petrie
    Dylan McNeil
    Dyson Heppell
    Gary Rohan
    Hamish Shepheard
    Heath Grundy
    Heath Scotland
    Ian Callinan
    Isaac Smith
    Jack Steven
    Jack Weston
    Jackson Ferguson
    Jackson Trengove
    Jake King
    Jamie Bennell
    Jared Brennan
    Jarryd Morton
    Jason Davenport
    Jason Gram
    Jayden Post
    Jeremy McGovern
    Jesse O’Brien
    Joel Tippett
    Kepler Bradley
    Kurt Tippett
    Leigh Brown
    Leroy Jetta
    Levi Greenwood
    Lindsay Gilbee
    Lukas Markovic
    Luke McPharlin
    Lynden Dunn
    Matt Austin
    Matthew Broadbent
    Matthew de Boer
    Matthew Lobbe
    Matthew Pavlich
    Michael Doughty
    Michael Hibberd
    Michael Hurley
    Michael Johnson
    Michael Osborne
    Mitch Morton
    Mitchell Duncan
    Nathan Fyfe
    Nick Salter
    Nick Winmar
    Patrick Dangerfield
    Paul Chapman
    Rhys Stanley
    Rick Ladson
    Ricky Henderson
    Ricky Petterd
    Robbie Hicks
    Robert Murphy
    Ryan O’Keefe
    Sam Gilbert
    Scott Stevens
    Shane Edwards
    Shaun Higgins
    Shaun McKernan
    Simon Buckley
    Taylor Hine
    Tendai Mzungu
    Thomas Schneider
    Tom Hunter
    Tony Armstrong
    Warrick Andreoli
    Xavier Clarke”

    Thanks to onthepulse at fanfooty.

  27. EMM

    January 14, 2011 at 1:35 pm

    Just to add another popular player that many had as a duel-position last year, Luke Hodge is now listed as Mid, in my mind I had him as a lock in the backline now a re-think is needed.

  28. Buddyman

    January 14, 2011 at 3:32 pm

    Houli anyone? Would be much appreciated if someone could give info as to what his positioning is

  29. Hurl_the_Pears

    January 14, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    Some good names on that “Utility” list.. thanks.

    Havent heard much talk about Pav? Would be a good pickup I would think.. great for a League win and a MPP, should also spend more time in the middle with a few Freo fwds maturing and cementing their spots?
    Deck of DT on him hopefully?
    (Prob not seeing as you guys already nearly finished! Looking forward to them!)

  30. eeepobreci

    January 14, 2011 at 6:33 pm

    Just Pre-registered, & read the changes to DT 2011.

    Under the new system, private leagues will play 15 rounds, have five general byes, and play finals between rounds 21 and 24.

    “But it is important to note that the overall competition will play out over the entire 24 rounds,” Jankulovski told

    “Plus there might be a surprise or two.”……..,..???

    • maanco

      January 14, 2011 at 9:08 pm

      any ideas what these suprise’s are warnie

      • Warnie


        January 14, 2011 at 10:19 pm

        Yep! ;)

        • maanco

          January 14, 2011 at 10:21 pm

          any clues?

          • Benatration

            January 14, 2011 at 10:53 pm

            They’ve given us plenty hints and tips over the summer :) and we’re all appreciative of that, but they can’t tell us everything other wise it’d wreck the suprise :P Besides they might’n be allowed to tell.

  31. tom

    January 14, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    Anybody know anything about Nathan ablett and whether he is likely to play round 1?, also anyone know anything about Sep Tabe and Lucas Cook (Melbourne)?

    • :P

      January 14, 2011 at 9:34 pm

      im a hundred percent he wont play round 1

      • tom

        January 14, 2011 at 9:41 pm

        Bugger, wanted to start with one ablett this year, also would it be a dumb decision to get hargrave, i Know he sucked last year but in 09 he averaged 93.2?

        • Benatration

          January 14, 2011 at 10:13 pm

          You do GC have a bye in Round 1 right? Wouldn’t suprise me if Nablett is playing in Round 2 tho. Probaley be a regular. I’d stay away from Hargrave. Better options out there

    • demonator

      January 15, 2011 at 12:27 am

      I can’t see cook playing this year. His very ‘raw’. Maybe look at Jeremy howe or Luke tapscott if your after a Melbourne forward rookie.

  32. maanco

    January 14, 2011 at 10:26 pm

    out of interest
    Who do you think will be the top 7 Defenders, and Forwards?
    the top 6 Midfielders? and the top 2 Rucks?

    • aaron_11766

      January 14, 2011 at 11:04 pm

      Hey, good idea :D

      Here’s mine for ya:

      1. Brendon Goddard (going out on a limb here, i know..)
      2. Greg Broughton
      3. Brett Deledio
      4. Bryce Gibbs
      5. Beau Waters
      6. Paul Duffield
      7. Brian Lake

      1. Dane Swan
      2. Gary Ablett
      3. Matthew Boyd
      4. Brendon Goddard
      5. Michael Barlow
      6. Paul Chapman

      1. Dean Cox
      2. Aaron Sandilands

      1. Paul Chapman
      2. Nick Riewoldt
      3. Jonathan Brown
      4. Alan Didak
      5. Daniel Giansiracusa
      6. Matthew Pavlich
      7. Jared Brennan

      Very doodgy probably, but i did it pretty quick, and its quite hard to predict with injuries and what-not.. But anyway, there it is :)

  33. PieMan

    January 14, 2011 at 11:00 pm

    Now that Thomas is only a mid I need a replacement.

    Would love to see a Deck of Dream Team on Adam Goodes. We saw last year when he finally went in the midfield all the big scores he pumped out.

    • Roy


      January 15, 2011 at 9:03 am

      hey pieman, i have done one on goodsey, he will be up shortly

      • Warnie


        January 15, 2011 at 9:12 am

        22nd January to be exact. Big day that day, hey Roy?

        • jim cowski

          January 15, 2011 at 1:13 pm

          congratulations roy.

          ryan o’keefe is an interesting one – i never knew he played with an injury for the second half of last year. i just thought he turned to shit.

          but if he is over his injury, he seems to be slightly under-priced.

  34. GJayBee

    January 16, 2011 at 8:30 pm

    Champion Data need to get their $%^& together as far as MPP selections are concerned. You’d swear they have made some choices based on their Dream Team’s!

  35. tumtum

    January 31, 2011 at 5:15 pm

    TEAM NAME: tumtum
    DEF: B. Goddard, B. Gibbs, S. Gilbert, B. Deledio, G. Broughton, J. Adcock, A. Otten (S. Tape, M. Coad, N. Duigan)
    MID: D. Swan, M. Boyd, L. Anthony, B. Houli, L. Shuey, D. Swallow (A. Gaff, D. Prestia, M. Weller)
    RUC: A. Sandilands, S. Jacobs (Z. Smith, J. Redden)
    FWD: N. Riewoldt, M. Pavlich, J. Brown, D. Zaharakis, C. Knights, D. Petrie, A. Krakouer (B. Matera, T. Mzungu, D. Talia)
    CASH LEFT: $13,700

    what do u think guys/girls?

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