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62 Comments

62 Comments

  1. jworsley20

    April 2, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    Team Name: Christian Petractor
    Round 2 Scores: 2012
    League Results: W
    Studs: Laird, Titch, J and T Kelly, Smith, Holman, Christensen, Finlayson
    Duds: HIbberd, Lloyd, Treloar, Billings, Martin, Gawn
    On the Chopping Block: Hibberd, Treloar
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Very ordinary week with Hibberd yet again killing me, really thinking of getting rid of him this week. Treloar’s another one that I might look to move on, looked pretty slow out there and if I downgrade to a Coniglio or Cripps I could get Hibberd up to Simpson

  2. Buckz Boyz

    April 2, 2018 at 6:09 pm

    Team Name: CB20
    Round 2 Scores: 1977…
    League Results: L
    Studs: Laird, Titch, Finalyson, Jelly, Cogs, Holaman, Nank, Smith.
    Duds: Everyone else.
    On the Chopping Block: Everyone. Delete team.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: 30k overall. No Tim Kelly has ruined my entire season, got Rayner instead in essence.
    Rayner has to go, Kelly has to get in even though it’s already too late. Beams out until Round 15 too. Holding Zerrett against dogs.

    • Smithy

      April 2, 2018 at 8:11 pm

      Beams is out until round 15? What happened? I can’t see anything on the Lions website.

      • iridium192

        April 2, 2018 at 10:19 pm

        Why surprised. Hardly a year goes by that Beams doesn’t miss significant games. A definate POD if you picked him in the first place.

    • Alan J

      April 3, 2018 at 8:26 am

      The Rayner one hurts.. Luckily I couldn’t afford him at Rd 1 so brought in Fogarty..

  3. The Spud

    April 2, 2018 at 6:15 pm

    Team Name: The Spudtaculars
    Round 2 Scores: 2050
    League Results: WLWW
    Studs: Laird, Touhy, Finlayson, Titch, Sloane(VC), Kelly, Holman, Hogan, Taranto, Ryan
    Duds: Sicily, O’Shea, Zerrett, O’Meara, Stef, Gawn, Billings
    On the Chopping Block: Zerrett, Dow
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Traded out Mills even after 90 last week. Didn’t like his role and ended scoring 50 this week.

  4. Intelsonic

    April 2, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    Team Name: The Hornets

    Round 2 Scores:2133

    League Results: Win all

    Studs: Titch, Kelly, Cogs, Finlayson, Smith, Gibbs, Ryan

    Duds: Billings, Merret

    On the Chopping Block: Merret but ive lost so much money I may need to just hold

    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Going petracca>taranto for some money and potential higher score, unsure about second trade, got lucky with greene being a late out so I got ryans 91. Inside the top 2000 after what I thought was a just ok week so pretty happy with that.

  5. hijacker

    April 2, 2018 at 6:20 pm

    Team Name: hjckr
    Round 2 Scores: 2072
    League Results: W
    Studs: Titch, HOGAN!!, Cogs, T. Kelly, Smith, Finlayson, Holman, Christensen
    Duds: Beams, O’Meara, Sicily, Gawn, Lloyd, Billings, Petracca
    On the Chopping Block: Beams
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Parker, Lloyd and Bonner were all headed for the ton before Port started winning. I blame it all on Port.

  6. The Chosen Won

    April 2, 2018 at 6:20 pm

    2092 Fantasy

    2135 RDT (With MCrouch)

    Beat Mark in DT Reg’s League.

    Rayner is just chit.

    Well Done Hawk you retard nice Menegola spam all pre season!

    I am Menegola ©™

    Good Luck™®©

    • iridium192

      April 2, 2018 at 10:21 pm

      Close but no cigar. Bali has treated me well this week.

      • The Chosen Won

        April 3, 2018 at 5:40 pm

        Game on Lady Boy!

        Good Luck™®©

    • Alan J

      April 3, 2018 at 8:28 am

      Menegola.. Would be a Stud in a lot of other teams, but Ablett/Kelly have turned his role into a Dud.

    • andyjh

      April 3, 2018 at 9:22 pm

      Where is Hawk?? Surely changed his name since Gola has been spuding it up

  7. Rhughie

    April 2, 2018 at 6:21 pm

    Team Name: Pj’s Pros
    Round 2 Score : 2102
    League Results : WWW
    Studs: Cogs, Finlayson, Titch, Laird, Holman, Parker, Jkelly, Whitfield, Tkelly, Smith
    Duds: Murray, Rayner! LLoyd, SMartin
    On the Chopping Block: Rayner.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Ranked 750 after a nice start… Almost have no idea what to do from here seeing as I’m pretty have with my rooks. Might look to ditch Stef and upgrade somewhere in the backline but not really sure.. thoughts?

  8. Justin11

    April 2, 2018 at 6:21 pm

    2,142.
    Not bad considering I was missing Greene and Duncan, and stupidly put English in the fwds. Not as good as last week but still moved into the top 400.

  9. FevsBingles

    FevsBingles

    April 2, 2018 at 6:23 pm

    Team Name: Fev’s Bingles
    Round 2 Scores: 2057
    League Results:
    Studs: Laird, Simpson, Finlayson, Mitchell, Cripps, Neale, Coniglio, Kelly, Holman, Jacobs, Smith.
    Duds: Sicily, Murrey, Crouch, Gawn, Billings, Rayner.
    On the Chopping Block: Crouch & Rayner.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: “Hello Darkness My Old Friend.”

  10. Jack

    April 2, 2018 at 6:25 pm

    1993 points.

    +3 taranto finlayson and kelly
    -3 Billings, Gawn, Lloyd, Merrett, Petracca, Rayner, Beams, Duncan (!!),

    My team looks awesome on paper but 7 of my “premos” scored 70s. I’ll be going Rayner to Liam Ryan and one of Duncan, Merrett and Beams to Gibbs.

    What a terrible terrible week.

  11. JungleMuffin

    April 2, 2018 at 6:25 pm

    JungleMuffin
    2261
    W
    Duds: Ellis, T Greene.

    #21 for the round and now 340th overall. Wasn’t too far off winning another prize. Would have got 2nd or 3rd if got my bench right. Would be sitting in top 10 if I’d gotten my rookie selections right these last 2 weeks.

    Not bad considering I didn’t start researching/building my team until the night before lockout xD

    • j

      April 2, 2018 at 6:34 pm

      Congrats JMuffin – glad Selwood came through and played for you. That’s an awesome score.

      I was thinking at the start of the day I might be able to match you if Sicily/O’Meara had good 90+ games. My shot at fame didn’t work out….

      • JungleMuffin

        April 2, 2018 at 6:48 pm

        Cheers mate. I definitely got lucky and overachieved this round.

        You still scored well above average this round, so you’ve got a good team. It’s a marathon, so you’ll have a few more chances before the season’s over. Good luck!

  12. Pack her up boys

    April 2, 2018 at 6:26 pm

    Team Name:Tips for Dim wits
    Round 2 Scores:2165
    League Results:WWWWW
    Studs:Laird, Titch, Whitfield
    Duds:None really, dissapointing from billings and Petracca but a 70 isnt the worst result
    On the Chopping Block:Very unsure, 2 luxury trades at the moment – maybe try and get Devon smith in because i dont wanna miss out on that everyweek
    Vent/Brag/Whatever:Sitting pretty at top 500 and climbing; the dream is real

  13. Pinky's Legends

    April 2, 2018 at 6:28 pm

    Team Name: Pinkys Legends
    Round 2 Scores: 2028
    League Results: W
    Studs: Titch, Kelly, Smith, Laird, Fyfe, Whitfield
    Duds: Crouch, Gawn, Stef, Rayner
    On the Chopping Block: Crouch & Rayner
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Not my best week but thank god for TITCH!

  14. Lachlan Eames

    April 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm

    Team Name: The Package Has Been Delivered
    Round 2 Scores:2147
    League Results: W
    Studs: Laird, Finlayson, Titch, Ablett, Kelly, Coniglio, Kelly, Holman, Smith and Christensen.
    Duds: Lloyd, Murray, Stef, Gawn and Billings
    On the Chopping Block: Nobody :)
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Gary Ablett for POD of the year

  15. j

    April 2, 2018 at 6:32 pm

    2121 here.

    Duds & low scores on ground: O’Shea, O’Meara, Sicily, Murray, Fristch, Waterman

    Trades: if no selection changes next week, I’m looking at luxury trades. Don’t think I’ve yet missed the boat on Tim Kelly. Will trade out Banfield (who was tagging a bit last game), and one of O’Shea/Naughton to make the cash for it.

  16. true beavers

    April 2, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    Team Name: True Beavers
    Round 2 Scores: 2045
    League Results: L
    Studs: Titch, Kelly, Laird, Whitfield
    Duds: Young, Rayner
    On the Chopping Block: Young & Rayner
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: I am happy with my strategy – trades this week will give me a good forward line with cash to improve the backline next week/week after to set up for the DPPs later. Other than Rayner my rookies are doing okay. Of course injuries could stuff this up completely

  17. Jack

    April 2, 2018 at 6:36 pm

    by the way if you really hate a particular player and want to see them seriously injured, you monster, just let me know and i’ll trade them into my fantasy team.

    • true beavers

      April 2, 2018 at 6:42 pm

      haha – that was me last year. Of course the season is young, it still might be me this year

    • JungleMuffin

      April 2, 2018 at 6:51 pm

      That’s me with Sicily. It crossed my mind to pick him before round 1, but I hate him and couldn’t bring myself to do it.

      • The Cricket

        April 2, 2018 at 9:07 pm

        I picked him, against my better judgement! He’s too bloody hot-tempered. And now it looks like he might be in trouble with the mrp. If he does cop a suspension it’ll be just the excuse I need to offload him – his scores have been pretty poor anyway.

  18. Lachlan

    April 2, 2018 at 6:49 pm

    Round 2 Scores: 2110
    League Results: WWWWW
    Studs: Laird, Finlayson, Titch, Dusty, both Kellys, Devon Smith
    Duds: Merrett, Rayner
    On the Chopping Block: Rayner
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Pretty annoyed that my trades were reversed after lockout for whatever reason and so I wasn’t able to get Rayner out. Luckily my team was unscathed after last week so it wasn’t a complete disaster. If my trades went through I would have got another 60 points or so (and got price rises from Acres and Crowden).

  19. Baron

    April 2, 2018 at 6:50 pm

    Mitchell had at least 2 more tackles than they gave him. Umpires almost gave Geelong that game too.
    Why oh why did I ever choose Rampe, you are done son!

  20. Blues Clues

    April 2, 2018 at 6:51 pm

    Score: 2121
    Studs: t.kelly,laird,j.kelly,titch,d.smith,dusty
    Duds: zerrett, Rocky, billings,gawn
    Trades: the bloke not known as pig anymore

    • Justin11

      April 2, 2018 at 7:04 pm

      ha ha- the ex-pig

    • loki

      April 2, 2018 at 7:55 pm

      the player formerly known as pig

  21. Jack

    April 2, 2018 at 7:08 pm

    Bye bye Merrett and Rayner. Do I get…

    Buddy and Barry

    or Ryan and Macrae/Cripps/Whitfield/Jelwood (pick one)

  22. Seano

    April 2, 2018 at 7:21 pm

    Team Name:but I like vanilla!
    Round 2 Scores:1978
    League Results:LL
    Studs:Mitchell, Coniglio, T Kelly, Walters, D Smith, Finlayson
    Duds:Mills, O’Shea,
    On the Chopping Block: M Hibberd C Mills (I am worried Mills goes Jack Billings ’17 on me though)
    Vent/Brag/Whatever:at least I got rid of rocky….thank god for T Mitchell
    It’s a terrible score & round, but hey, Cape Town is nearly out of water, so hey, I guess things aren’t that bad.
    Ranking outside 5000.

  23. Brad

    April 2, 2018 at 7:33 pm

    Are we getting a bit carried away with Zerrett? Bloke had a concussion affected game. Then had to fly to Perth and got a hard tag, probably wasn’t 100% either. Bloke is still a top 4-5 mid in my eyes

    • Billy

      April 2, 2018 at 7:39 pm

      He’ll likely keep copping attention though

      • KareBear

        April 3, 2018 at 3:56 pm

        Even with tagging attention, I think Zerret will end up overcoming it to be a top 6-7 mid…

        I am one of the lucky ones to of not picked him early…Looked overpriced…

        Monitoring the breakeven score, and once it turns good, he will be a perfect uptrade target most likely in 2-4 rounds time….

  24. Rocky Road

    April 2, 2018 at 7:44 pm

    Caddy to Taranto

    Or

    Dow to D.Barry

    Hold caddy or not hold ?

    • Gawn For A Quick Nank

      April 2, 2018 at 7:48 pm

      I’d trade dow, caddy should still earn some more money, and barry will go up more than dow

    • Loki

      April 2, 2018 at 8:23 pm

      Im holding caddy. And trading Dow.

  25. Gawn For A Quick Nank

    April 2, 2018 at 7:47 pm

    Team Name: Gawn 4 A Quick Nank
    Round 2 Scores: 2126
    League Results: W
    Studs: Laird, Hurley, Finlayson, Titch, Kelly, Cogs, Kelly, Smith
    Duds: Lloyd, Stef, Gawn, Billings, Lobb, Fritsch
    On the Chopping Block: Lobb
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: yeah nah not bad wanted 2200 tho
    what was par this week?

    • ChaSeq

      April 2, 2018 at 11:32 pm

      2050 odd. I moved up to just outside 525 with 2108.

  26. Douglas

    April 2, 2018 at 8:45 pm

    Team Name: doug’s destroyers
    Round 2 Scores: 1994
    League Results: W
    Studs: laird, mitchell, Tim kelly, doedee, Selwood, Smith, Christensen
    Duds: Mills, Sicily, Treolar, O’meara, Stef, Gawn, Billings, Young
    On the Chopping Block: Young, Mills, Sicily
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: shocking start to year ranked 10K after coming 16th last year. keep stuffing up what rookies to put on field.

  27. Crazed Turkey

    April 2, 2018 at 8:52 pm

    Team Name: Crazed Turkey
    Round 2 Scores: 2088
    League Results: W
    Studs: Laird, Yeo, Finlayson, Cogs, Tith, Kelly, Ryan and Smith
    Duds: Lloyd, Sic, JOM, Dow, Nic Nat, Gawn, English and Greene – wtf happened to him?
    On the Chopping Block: Dow, Nic Nat and potentially TOG
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Great week for rookies but a disappointing output from someone of my premos (#TOG)

  28. Mr Burns

    Mr Burns

    April 2, 2018 at 9:14 pm

    Team Name: The Snouts
    Round 2 Scores: 2028
    League Results: NA
    Studs: Laird, Simpson, Yeo, Mitchell, Neale, Tim Kelly, Bundy and Liam Ryan
    Duds: Matt Crouch, Duncan, Treloar (or rather, Bucks for playing him forward), Stef+Gawn, Sicily
    On the Chopping Block: Crouch, Sicily
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Surprised to only drop to from ~1200 to 3196 overall with Crouch’s 33 and very few 100s this week. Duncan owes me 150 this week.

  29. mfawcett

    April 2, 2018 at 9:25 pm

    Team Name: Slappin’ It
    Round 2 Scores: 2165
    League Results: W
    Studs: Laird, Yeo, Finlayson, Titch, Gaz, Dusty, Kelly, Devon Smith.
    Duds: Murray, O’Meara, Gawn, Nic Nat.
    On the Chopping Block: Pretty happy overall. Ruck was a bit weak but overall pretty good.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Is actually my 2nd team, my main team is ranked around 13,000. But this team is up at 81 which I’m very happy with and going to be putting a lot more effort into:)

    • mfawcett

      April 2, 2018 at 9:26 pm

      also ranked 3rd overall in the Melbourne league which I’m happy with.

    • GrandOldFlag

      April 2, 2018 at 10:15 pm

      So what you’re saying is you don’t want to win anything?

      From the terms and conditions:

      “Only one Eligible Entry per Eligible Participant (and per email address supplied) will be accepted. Eligible Participants may also choose to participate in private or public leagues, which will not affect their score calculation in any way.”

      If you win any prize, you will be ineligible due to having multiple entries (don’t think they won’t check)

      • ChaSeq

        April 2, 2018 at 11:40 pm

        Yep. Super unfair if some get two chances and others only one.

        • andyjh

          April 3, 2018 at 8:39 am

          Unfortunately nothing you can do. His 2nd team is probably in another family members name, so no proof that he actually has 2 teams..

  30. GrandOldFlag

    April 2, 2018 at 9:44 pm

    Team Name: Hellborn Demons
    Round 2 Scores: 2119
    League Results: N/A
    Studs: Fyfe, Smith, Titch, Jelwood
    Duds: JOM, Hibberd, Lobb, Sicily, Stef/Gawn
    On the Chopping Block: Lobb experiment has failed. JOM needs to move on, maybe to Coniglio
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Ranked inside top 4000 (3188) and only about 200 off the pace with the top side so well within striking range.

    Will hold Hibbo as you have to back in your premos (unless they are Rocky). Will try and bring in Coniglio and chase a low BE rookie

    • iridium192

      April 2, 2018 at 11:12 pm

      Multiple teams is for people who don’t believe they can win.

      Loser say, I have an excuse, winners say “I have a plan”

      To use the words of a wise man from here, good luck in 2019 Fawcett

  31. wise guy

    April 2, 2018 at 10:11 pm

    I reckon Rayner will become the next Nathan Freeman if he holds his job.
    Sorry Cam You have to go! Can’t afford to keep you.

  32. iridium192

    April 2, 2018 at 11:14 pm

    At least you are not alone Wise Guy

  33. On Fyfe Support

    April 2, 2018 at 11:19 pm

    Team Name: On Fyfe Support
    Round 2 Scores: 2021
    League Results: W, L
    Studs: laird (c through loophole), titch, coniglio, selwood, kelly holman
    Duds: hibberd, sicily, merrett, stef, max, billings, McCartin,
    On the Chopping Block: McCartin, hibberd, billings
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: McCartin is gone, thought it might work out but not to be, next year…, had too many duds this week and with zerret and rocky last week im only just scraping the top 20 000 (19 990)which is poor seeing i places inside the top 3000 last year, lets hope we can trade our way up

  34. Savabeer

    April 2, 2018 at 11:27 pm

    Last week I had ZMerrett and Burton combine for a grand total of 42… this week I brought in M Crouch. That’s over $2.1 million spent for a return of 75 points.
    I’d like to say that if you ever needed proof that ass beats class, just read that last sentence again… Yet somehow, somehow after two disastrous rounds, over 80,000 teams have scored less? It’s gonna be a long season!

    Team: Smurphs
    Score: Well under 2k
    Studs: Laird
    Duds: Pretty much the other 29.

  35. James

    April 2, 2018 at 11:41 pm

    Team Name: The Frozen Team
    Round 2 Scores: 2095
    League Results: WW
    Studs: Laird, Finlayson, Titch, Cogs, Fyfe, T. Kelly, Holman, Devon
    Duds: Murray, Crouch, O’Meara, Tracca
    On the Chopping Block: Ben Long, Crouch
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Ranked 254 overall so can’t complain. Happy to get the league win even with Crouch
    Trading Crouch to Whitfield assuming dpp and Long to Ryan.

  36. Pavlich

    April 2, 2018 at 11:45 pm

    Team Name: Pavs men
    Round 2 Scores: 2125
    League Results: Win
    Studs: Laird, Finlayson, doedee. Titch, gibbs, dusty, coniglio, kelly, holman. smith, ryan.
    Duds: lloyd, sicily, murray. beams, neale. stef martin, gawn. heeney, langdon, fogarty, fritsch
    On the Chopping Block: beams, s martin and rayner (benched)
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: jeremy finlayson, tim kelly, nick holman and liam ryan, wowieeee. absolutely loved the scores from all my rookies this week including all on the bench getting 60+ other than english and rayner. knew that stef and gawn would have shit weeks as they were playing eachother. thoughts on who should get boot and who to bring in. cheers

  37. Alan J

    April 3, 2018 at 8:21 am

    Team Name: albertos_cats
    Round 2 Scores: 1905
    League Results: WWW (wtf?!)
    Studs: Laird, Titch, Jelwood, T.Kelly, D.Smith
    Duds: Hibbo, R.Clarke, Beams, Tracca, Gawn, NicNat, English, Billings
    On the Chopping Block: R.Clarke & Beamer
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Thought I’d take a chance on a unique POD in R.Clarke, but f***, he goes to the never again pile, ever.. Hibberd is bleading cash, but need to keep him for 1 more week unfortunately..

    Trading Beams to Gray with Fogarty going MID and dumping Clarke for Simpson down back

  38. andyjh

    April 3, 2018 at 8:36 am

    Team Name:West Sydney Hitmen
    Round 2 Scores:1890
    League Results:WL
    Studs:Titch Laird Smith
    Duds:I have Zerrett Duncan & Crouch :(
    On the Chopping Block:Dow Rayner
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: I Have 5 gun mids & 3 of them are Zerrett Duncan & Crouch :( I will have to say goodbye to crouch this week i think. Can’t hold him when there is doubts over Duncan & Zerrett not performing well yet.

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