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AFL Teams 2016: Round 12

No late changes Hawks vs Dons. Good luck this weekend!

5:30pm Friday 10/06/2016

Sunday Extended bench selections are IN! Jack Billings (Fwd/Mid) is a surprise omission. Tom Lee (Def), Luke Delaney (Def), Liam Sumner (Mid/Fwd), Jayden Short (Mid/Fwd), Callum Mills (Mid/Def), Jacob Hopper (Mid), James Rose (Fwd), Harrison Marsh (Def), Rory Thompson (Def) are all rookies that made that made the cut. George Hewett (Mid) is officially out with concussion, and not as DT relevant rookies Keegan Brooksby (Ruck/Fwd) and Mackenzie Willis (Fwd/Mid) are omitted. Connor Menadue (Fwd/Mid) to owners dismay didn’t make the cut, neither did Aliir Aliir (Def).
An interesting inclusion is Ryan Griffen (Mid) who has a small potential to be relevant himself, but more interested in how he affects other GWS midfielders, including rookie Hopper, and others like Greene, Coniglio, Shiel, Scully etc.
Lewis Pierce (Ruck $125,000 AF $128,200 DT) will be debuting for St Kilda, although I don’t think his Job Security is great, watch for now for the potential of a ruck downgrade.
Reminder that we won’t know about Dees or Pies Bench extension changes, so players such as Ben Kennedy (Mid/Fwd), Clayton Oliver(Mid), Dean Kent (Fwd), Jonathon Marsh (Def) if you still have them, prepare for accordingly. We also won’t determine if Tom Phillips (Fwd/Mid) will debut. He is named on the wing.

6:30pm Thursday 09/06/2016

Teams are in! Huge out with Sam Mitchell (Mid) for Hawks! James Kelly (Mid/Def) is back for bombers in the same match. Another big out is Nick Riewoldt (Fwd) with knee concerns.
Goldstein is back and so is Scott Thompson making owners pleased. Aaron Mullett (Def) is on one or two teams already, and his JS is looking better with Wright out for North. Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti (Fwd/Def) is confirmed as being rested as reports indicated. Jackson Paine (Fwd) was in a few teams solely due to lack of forward rookie options, alas he is now out with a foot injury.

5:30pm Thursday 09/06/2016

Teamsheets are in shortly ~6:15pm. There is a Monday match this week, so you won’t know extended bench selections for dees or pies before Lockout, bare that in mind when trading in players and your own rookies on field.
We already have news Aaron Hall will be dropped to NEAFL (Seriously Eade!). The opposite is true with a shock early inclusion of Jack Viney looking likely for the dees. Ryan Crowley is out for 4 weeks with a hammie. Yet again people will be sweating over Todd Goldstein as an inclusion, and many will also be sweating over Nick Riewoldt. There are also reports Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti will be sitting out this week.

Important times to remember:

Weekend game Teamsheets released ~6:15pm Thursday 09/06/2016
Sunday games Extended bench selection ~5:00pm Friday 10/06/2016

Late changes to Dons vs Hawks ~7:00pm Friday 10/06/2016
Lockout Dons vs Hawks 7:50pm Friday 10/06/2016
* Monday game Dees vs Pies extended list selection ~4:00pm Saturday (After lockout)

DT Relevant INs and OUTs

* Check Sunday extended bench selection ~5pm fri
** Monday extended bench selection after lockout.
James Kelly (Mid/Def AF)
Scott Thompson (Mid)
Aaron Mullett (Def)
Todd Goldstein (Ruck)
* Tom Lee (Def)
* Liam Sumner (Fwd/Mid)
* Reece Conca (Fwd/Mid)
* Connor Menadue (Fwd/Mid)
* Jayden Short (Fwd/Mid)
* Rory Thompson (Def)
* Ryan Griffen (Mid)
* Callum Mills (Mid/Def)
* Lewis Pierce (Ruck $125,000 AF $128,200 DT)
* Aliir Aliir (Def)
** Ben Kennedy (Fwd/Mid)
** Jack Viney (Mid)
** Tom Phillips (Fwd/Mid)
** Jonathon Marsh (Def)

Ryan Crowley (Hamstring)
Mark Baguley (Knee)
Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti (Rested)
Sam Mitchell (Back)
Jackson Paine (Foot)
Michael Apeness (collarbone)
Thomas Cole (Omitted)
Nick Riewoldt (Knee)
Aaron Hall (Omitted)
George Hewett (Concussion)
Jack Steele (Omitted)
Keegan Brooksby (Omitted)
Mackenzie Willis (Omitted)


Sunday June 12

*Extended benches named ~5pm Friday

St Kilda v Carlton at Etihad Stadium (1.10pm)


B Dylan Roberton, Tom Lee, Jarryn Geary
HB Jack Newnes, Luke Delaney, Leigh Montagna
C Shane Savage, David Armitage, Jimmy Webster
HF Maverick Weller, Josh Bruce, Luke Dunstan
F Sam Gilbert, Tim Membrey, Jade Gresham
FOL Tom Hickey, Sebastian Ross, Jack Steven
I/C Blake Acres, Nathan Wright, Darren Minchington, Lewis Pierce
EMG Jack Billings, Brodie Murdoch, Jack Sinclair
Tom Lee, Luke Delaney, Blake Acres, Nathan Wright, Darren Minchington, Lewis Pierce
Jack Billings (Omitted), Sean Dempster (Knee), Brodie Murdoch (Omitted), Hugh Goddard (Achilles), Nick Riewoldt (Knee), Paddy McCartin (Concussion)
Lewis Pierce


B Kade Simpson, Jacob Weitering, Zach Tuohy
HB Lachie Plowman, Sam Rowe, Dale Thomas
C Sam Docherty, Patrick Cripps, Ed Curnow
HF Sam Kerridge, Levi Casboult, Andrew Walker
F Matthew Wright, Andrejs Everitt, Liam Sumner
FOL Matthew Kreuzer, Jed Lamb, Bryce Gibbs
I/C Dennis Armfield, Ciaran Byrne, Daniel Gorringe, Simon White
EMG Andrew Phillips, Jack Silvagni, Nick Graham
Liam Sumner
Nick Graham (Omitted)
MILESTONES: Ed Curnow – Playing 100th game

Shags’ Watchlist

With a bad run of injuries for the Saints especially to their defense, all of a sudden Tom Lee (Def $181,000 be -6 $ 128,200 be -62 DT) becomes a lot more likely to hold a spot in the team. He’s on the bubble for Real Dreamteam as well.

Richmond v Gold Coast Suns at MCG (3.20pm)


B Dylan Grimes, David Astbury, Alex Rance
HB Nick Vlastuin, Taylor Hunt, Brett Deledio
C Brandon Ellis, Shaun Grigg, Trent Cotchin
HF Kane Lambert, Dustin Martin, Ty Vickery
F Jack Riewoldt, Sam Lloyd, Shane Edwards
FOL Shaun Hampson, Reece Conca, Ben Griffiths
I/C Anthony Miles, Corey Ellis, Daniel Rioli, Jayden Short
EMG Jake Batchelor, Liam McBean, Connor Menadue
Dylan Grimes, Reece Conca, Jayden Short
Steven Morris (Knee), Troy Chaplin (Omitted), Jake Batchelor (Omitted)
MILESTONES: David Astbury – Playing 50th game, Brandon Ellis – Playing 100th game

B Trent McKenzie, Steven May, Kade Kolodjashnij
HB Jarrod Harbrow, Rory Thompson, Alex Sexton
C Nick Malceski, Michael Rischitelli, Matt Rosa
HF Brandon Matera, Tom J. Lynch, Jack Martin
F Sam Day, Peter Wright, Ryan Davis
FOL Tom Nicholls, Gary Ablett, Dion Prestia
I/C Touk Miller, Sean Lemmens, Jesse Lonergan, Jesse Joyce
EMG Matt Shaw, Keegan Brooksby, Mackenzie Willis
Trent McKenzie, Rory Thompson, Sam Day, Sean Lemmens
Keegan Brooksby (Omitted), Mackenzie Willis (Omitted), Callum Ah Chee (Calf), Aaron Hall (Omitted)
MILESTONES: Kade Kolodjashnij – Playing 50th game, Jesse Joyce – Played 1st game

Shags’ Watchlist

One a bit leftfield but bear with me. A player that seemed to not live up to expectations DT wise in the past, but I can’t help but feel he still has a lot of potential is Reece Conca (Mid/Fwd $310,000 AF $ 255,600 DT) who is mid priced in AF but just shy of rookie priced in DT. Could be a pricey downgrade DPP that can be a good bench cover for you. Wait and watch his role.

GWS Giants v Sydney Swans at Spotless Stadium (4.40pm)


B Joel Patfull, Phil Davis, Matt Buntine
HB Heath Shaw, Nick Haynes, Lachie Whitfield
C Zac Williams, Dylan Shiel, Tom Scully
HF Jonathon Patton, Jeremy Cameron, Steve Johnson
F Toby Greene, Rory Lobb, Sam J. Reid
FOL Shane Mumford, Callan Ward, Stephen Coniglio
I/C Jacob Hopper, Nathan Wilson, Josh Kelly, Ryan Griffen
EMG Jack Steele, Adam Tomlinson, Tom Downie
Sam J. Reid, Ryan Griffen
Adam Tomlinson (Omitted), Jack Steele (Omitted)

B Nick Smith, Heath Grundy, Jeremy Laidler
HB Callum Mills, Dane Rampe, Jarrad McVeigh
C Jake Lloyd, Josh P. Kennedy, Dan Hannebery
HF Gary Rohan, Lance Franklin, Luke Parker
F Isaac Heeney, Kurt Tippett, Ben McGlynn
FOL Callum Sinclair, Kieren Jack, Tom Mitchell
I/C Harry Cunningham, Zak Jones, Harrison Marsh, James Rose
EMG Aliir Aliir, Toby Nankervis, Dean Towers
Callum Mills
George Hewett (Concussion)

Shags’ Watchlist

Perhaps wrong time in the season to look at a midprice risk like Ryan Griffen (Mid $440,000 AF $ 463,600 DT) but he is a classy player and is cheap so definitely put on watchlist, even if just to see how he affects players like Jacob Hopper or other GWS premium mids especially Coniglio.

Monday June 13

*Extended benches selected ~4pm Saturday (After lockout)

Melbourne v Collingwood at MCG (3.20pm)


B Jayden Hunt, Tom McDonald, Neville Jetta
HB Billy Stretch, Oscar McDonald, Josh Wagner
C Tomas Bugg, Christian Petracca, Bernie Vince
HF Jack Trengove, Jack Watts, Aaron Vandenberg
F Sam Frost, Jesse Hogan, Chris Dawes
FOL Max Gawn, Nathan Jones, Dom Tyson
I/C Jack Viney, Clayton Oliver, Dean Kent, Viv Michie, Jack Grimes, Ben Kennedy, James Harmes (Three to be omitted)
Jack Viney, Viv Michie, Jack Grimes, Ben Kennedy
OUT watchl
Jeff Garlett (Omitted)


B Brayden Maynard, Ben Reid, Jeremy Howe
HB Marley Williams, Jack Frost, Josh Smith
C Tom Phillips, Adam Treloar, Steele Sidebottom
HF Jordan De Goey, Jesse White, Travis Varcoe
F Ben Crocker, Mason Cox, Jarryd Blair
FOL Brodie Grundy, Scott Pendlebury, Jack Crisp
I/C Jarrod Witts, Nathan J. Brown, Jonathon Marsh, Levi Greenwood, Matthew Goodyear, Ben Sinclair, Alan Toovey (Three to be omitted)
Marley Williams, Tom Phillips, Jarrod Witts, Nathan J. Brown, Jonathon Marsh
Adam Oxley (Omitted), Travis Cloke (Omitted)
Tom Phillips

Shags’ Watchlist

A speculative watchlist player on a speculative game where we won’t know for sure final selections before lockout, but Jack Viney (Mid. $530,000 AF be 129 $530,000 be 107 DT) is a very surprising inclusion (or is he) who was supposed to have broken knuckles and out for 3 weeks. He was pumping out huge scores before a season low injury affected 72. Too risky to trade in this week, but watch his form as he could drop to be quite cheap, and we know he is capable of great scores. Perfect watchlist player.

Friday June 10

Essendon v Hawthorn at Etihad Stadium (7.50pm)


B Brendon Goddard, Patrick Ambrose, Martin Gleeson
HB James Kelly, James Gwilt, Matt Dea
C Darcy Parish, David Zaharakis, Adam Cooney
HF Jackson Merrett, Mitch Brown, Shaun Edwards
F Orazio Fantasia, Joe Daniher, Will Hams
FOL Matthew Leuenberger, Craig Bird, Zach Merrett
I/C Mark Jamar, Mathew Stokes, Courtenay Dempsey, Kyle Langford
EMG Jason Ashby, James Polkinghorne, Sam Michael
James Kelly, Mark Jamar, Mathew Stokes
Ryan Crowley (Hamstring), Mark Baguley (Knee), Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti (Rested)


B Angus Litherland, James Frawley, Ben Stratton
HB Shaun Burgoyne, Josh Gibson, Grant Birchall
C Isaac Smith, Jordan Lewis, Bradley Hill
HF Luke Breust, Tim O’Brien, Jack Gunston
F Paul Puopolo, James Sicily, Cyril Rioli
FOL Ben McEvoy, Will Langford, Liam Shiels
I/C Marc Pittonet, Daniel Howe, Kade Stewart, Billy Hartung
EMG Kaiden Brand, Kieran Lovell, Brendan Whitecross
Angus Litherland, Will Langford, Marc Pittonet
Jonathon Ceglar (Suspension), Sam Mitchell (Back), Taylor Duryea (Hip)
MILESTONES: Marc Pittonet – Played 1st game, Kade Stewart – Played 1st game

Shags’ Watchlist

Alreay well reported there are not that many fwd rookies going around, and we have forward cashcows to cull, Will Hams (Fwd $173,000 AF $137,200 DT) with a solid 75 and the fact that Dons surely should blood their rookies this year makes him the best option. Unless you desperately need the option, hold 1 more week in RDT.

Saturday June 11

Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs at Adelaide Oval (1.40pm)


B Darcy Byrne-Jones, Logan Austin, Jasper Pittard
HB Matthew Broadbent, Cam O’Shea, Nathan Krakouer
C Sam Gray, Ollie Wines, Brad Ebert
HF Jake Neade, Justin Westhoff, Hamish Hartlett
F Aaron Young, Charlie Dixon, Chad Wingard
FOL Jackson Trengove, Travis Boak, Robbie Gray
I/C Paul Stewart, Jared Polec, Jarman Impey, Dougal Howard
EMG Karl Amon, Sam Colquhoun, Brendon Ah Chee
No Change
MILESTONES: Logan Austin – Played 1st game


B Matthew Boyd, Fletcher Roberts, Dale Morris
HB Shane Biggs, Marcus Adams, Matthew Suckling
C Lachie Hunter, Tom Liberatore, Tory Dickson
HF Liam Picken, Jake Stringer, Luke Dahlhaus
F Tom Campbell, Jack Redpath, Caleb Daniel
FOL Jordan Roughead, Jack Macrae, Marcus Bontempelli
I/C Mitch Wallis, Josh Dunkley, Mitch Honeychurch, Bailey Williams
EMG Declan Hamilton, Joel Hamling, Lin Jong
Mitch Honeychurch
Toby McLean (Foot)

Shags’ Watchlist

Its absolutely clear that Lachie Hunter (Mid $553,000 be 62 AF $574,900 be 47 DT) is having a breakout year. He smashed out a huge 163 last week and is averaging 111.8 for the year, that is Uber premium contention. His Round 14 bye status is also very handy.

Brisbane Lions v Fremantle at Gabba (4.35pm)


B Ryan Harwood, Daniel Merrett, Harris Andrews
HB Daniel Rich, Daniel McStay, Sam Mayes
C Tom Rockliff, Tom Bell, Rohan Bewick
HF Pearce Hanley, Lewis Taylor, Nick Robertson
F Trent West, Josh Schache, Ryan Bastinac
FOL Stefan Martin, Dayne Zorko, Mitch Robinson
I/C Ben Keays, Jarrad Jansen, Tom Cutler, Darcy Gardiner
EMG Claye Beams, Jonathan Freeman, Rhys Mathieson
Harris Andrews, Rohan Bewick, Darcy Gardiner
Jackson Paine (Foot), Allen Christensen (Collarbone), Jonathan Freeman (Omitted)


B Cameron Sutcliffe, Zac Dawson, Lee Spurr
HB Hayden Crozier, Sam Collins, David Mundy
C Lachie Weller, Lachie Neale, Tommy Sheridan
HF Michael Barlow, Chris Mayne, Michael Walters
F Danyle Pearce, Matt Taberner, Hayden Ballantyne
FOL Zac Clarke, Nick Suban, Stephen Hill
I/C Darcy Tucker, Connor Blakely, Jack Hannath, Tanner Smith
EMG Matt de Boer, Tendai Mzungu, Brady Grey
Zac Clarke, Jack Hannath, Tanner Smith
Jonathon Griffin (Hamstring), Matthew Pavlich (Groin), Michael Apeness (collarbone)

Shags’ Watchlist

Tom Rockliff (Mid $489,000 AF be 49 $530,500 be 89 DT) Captain Obvious call. 184. NEXT.

Geelong v North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium (7.25pm)


B Andrew Mackie, Tom Lonergan, Harry Taylor
HB Corey Enright, Lachie Henderson, Tom Ruggles
C Jordan Murdoch, Joel Selwood, Mark Blicavs
HF Mitch Duncan, Rhys Stanley, Steven Motlop
F Jimmy Bartel, Shane Kersten, Daniel Menzel
FOL Zac Smith, Cameron Guthrie, Patrick Dangerfield
I/C Josh Caddy, Jake Kolodjashnij, Lincoln McCarthy, Darcy Lang
EMG Jed Bews, Cory Gregson, Nathan Vardy
Rhys Stanley
Tom Hawkins (Suspension)
MILESTONES: Steven Motlop – Playing 100th game


B Scott D. Thompson, Robbie Tarrant, Aaron Mullett
HB Shaun Atley, Michael Firrito, Jamie Macmillan
C Brad McKenzie, Daniel Wells, Brent Harvey
HF Jack Ziebell, Jarrad Waite, Nick Dal Santo
F Sam Gibson, Drew Petrie, Lindsay Thomas
FOL Todd Goldstein, Andrew Swallow, Ben Cunnington
I/C Luke McDonald, Mason Wood, Ben Brown, Robin Nahas
EMG Majak Daw, Corey Wagner, Farren Ray
Aaron Mullett, Todd Goldstein
Majak Daw (Omitted), Sam Wright (Ankle)

Shags’ Watchlist

Aaron Mullett (Def $231,000 AF be 2, $249,000 be 7) is a tad pricey for a downgrade option, however with Sam Wright out with an Ankle injury for 6-8 weeks his shaky Job Security doesnt look as shaky. Solid and a POD downgrade option especially if it suits your bye structure.

West Coast Eagles v Adelaide Subiaco Oval (7.40pm)


B Brad Sheppard, Eric MacKenzie, Will Schofield
HB Elliot Yeo, Jeremy McGovern, Shannon Hurn
C Chris Masten, Matt Priddis, Sharrod Wellingham
HF Josh Hill, Jack Darling, Mark LeCras
F Jamie Cripps, Josh J. Kennedy, Scott Lycett
FOL Nic Naitanui, Luke Shuey, Andrew Gaff
I/C Jack Redden, Liam Duggan, Sam Butler, Mark Hutchings
EMG Xavier Ellis, Lewis Jetta, Thomas Barrass
Jeremy McGovern
Thomas Cole (Omitted)
MILESTONES: Chris Masten – Playing 150th game

B Jake Lever, Kyle Hartigan, Luke Brown
HB David Mackay, Daniel Talia, Rory Laird
C Brodie Smith, Scott Thompson, Paul Seedsman
HF Mitch McGovern, Taylor Walker, Richard Douglas
F Eddie Betts, Josh Jenkins, Tom Lynch
FOL Sam Jacobs, Rory Sloane, Matt Crouch
I/C Rory Atkins, Charlie Cameron, Kyle Cheney, Jarryd Lyons
EMG Brad Crouch, Wayne Milera, Ricky Henderson
David Mackay, Scott Thompson
Ricky Henderson (Omitted), Wayne Milera (Omitted)

Shags’ Watchlist

Scott Lycett (Fwd/Ruck $489,000 be 84 AF $530,600 be 115 DT) has caught a few peoples attention with recent big scores (although last weeks 76 was a tad lacklustre). I actually included him in my watchlist as his DPP (Dual position player) Ruck/Fwd status could make him very handy over the byes (with many having Frost, Cox or West DPP on their ruck bench) slot him in your forward line and switch around maximising players on your field. He is playing well enough he could find himself permanently on your forward line or as a replacement for under performing rucks after byes (Like Stef Martin!).





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