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Talk about your round eight hits and misses.

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Round 8 Scores:
League Results:
Studs:
Duds:
On the Chopping Block:
Vent/Brag/Whatever:

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52 Comments

52 Comments

  1. Bill

    May 13, 2018 at 5:48 pm

    Love your work on debut Brodie.

    103 point 2nd half

  2. Thrice

    May 13, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    When you’re 140 points up and your opponents only unique left is Crisp…

    Yep Crisp came out and scored 147. The fantasy curse strikes again

  3. Kyle

    May 13, 2018 at 5:54 pm

    Team Name: Dynamite Dons
    Round 8 Scores: 2066
    League Results: Win
    Studs: Ronke, Smith, Macrae, Lloyd
    Duds: Mitchell, Gibbs, Merrett, Petracca
    On the Chopping Block: Petracca, Gibbs, Rookies
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Will look at doing a double upgrade this week as I have 490K in the bank and will look to get rid of Waterman and Petracca, to the likes of McLean, Menegola, Heeney, Gray. Will just depend on matchups and $$$

  4. Maggie

    May 13, 2018 at 5:55 pm

    Fortunate to have Macrae (C), Crisp and others who scored well. 2240 for the round.

    • David C

      May 13, 2018 at 6:08 pm

      Gee that’s a good score Maggie. Should really jump up in the rankings big time.

      • Maggie

        May 13, 2018 at 6:12 pm

        Thanks David, Yes up to 2681 – pretty happy with that, seeing as I got off to a slow start …

    • St guns

      May 14, 2018 at 12:50 pm

      Hey Maggie that’s an insane score for the round and best on this thread by a bit…what weekly rank did you get surely top 100?

      • St guns

        May 14, 2018 at 12:54 pm

        I see below 2188 =rd rank 280 you must been close to rd winning score

        • Maggie

          May 14, 2018 at 6:13 pm

          59 for the round guys. Chuffed with that!!

  5. Mr Burns

    Mr Burns

    May 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Team Name: The Snouts
    Round 8 Scores: 2137
    League Results: W
    Studs: Simpson, Yeo, Macrae, Treloar, Neale, Duncan, Heeney, Gawn, Stef, Gray McLean, Smith
    Duds: Doedee, Titch, Banfield
    On the Chopping Block: Probably upgrade Doeedee to Siciliy
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Continued to move up, 320th overall. Trading in Mclean this week helped a lot.

  6. The Spud

    May 13, 2018 at 6:04 pm

    Team Name: The Spudtaculars
    Round 8 Scores: 2054
    League Results: W
    Studs: Treloar, Cog, Bont, Gawn, Stef, Fwd line minus Billings
    Duds: Touhy, Titch, Zerrett, Billings
    On the Chopping Block: Doedee, Touhy, JOM, Banfield, Shipley, Billings, Crowden
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: might double down this week

  7. Rod

    May 13, 2018 at 6:06 pm

    Team Name: polish Pirates
    Round 8 Scores:1889
    League Results:L
    Studs:S Menegola
    Duds: Martin, Merrett
    On the Chopping Block:Martin Merrett
    Vent/Brag/Whatever:Martin and Merret

  8. Pinkys Legends

    May 13, 2018 at 6:19 pm

    Team Name: Pinkys Legends
    Round 8 Scores: 1999
    League Results:W
    Studs:My forward line
    Duds:Titch, Merrett, Beams
    On the Chopping Block:Finlayson, Doedee, JOM, Banfield, Rayner
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: 1 point off 2000, currently ranked just outside top 2k

  9. Brian's Bees

    May 13, 2018 at 6:22 pm

    Whitfield or Llyod????

  10. gf

    May 13, 2018 at 6:55 pm

    My score was too crappy to even mention. I’m going backwards in this competition.
    After the first round I just outside the top 300. Now I’m 11,000th.

    • St guns

      May 13, 2018 at 8:52 pm

      Sadly iv got you covered
      Rd1 rank 310
      Current 27228

      • Meh

        May 13, 2018 at 9:08 pm

        First round 20,000th – now 47,000th. Hold my beer.

    • Chatta

      May 13, 2018 at 9:05 pm

      Feel your pain as I was ranked 189 after round 1 as thought YESSSS for once I have nailed all the rookies (except Tim Kelly – soon traded him in) and picked all the right premo’s. Now ranked 9665 and headed south at a rapid rate :(

    • gf

      May 13, 2018 at 9:46 pm

      Cheers, fella’s. I feel your pain too. Next year for all of us, eh?

  11. Champion

    May 13, 2018 at 7:04 pm

    It’s actually unbeliable, first 6 rounds I was ranked about 500-2000, last week dropped to 7000 and this week I dropped another 8000 spots. My team is actually pretty good but I have been shafted by fantasy. My season’s gone it seems

    • lizard-of-oz

      May 13, 2018 at 8:08 pm

      I feel the same.
      Best start ever…downhill starting RD2.

      • Bigfoot

        May 15, 2018 at 9:19 am

        First time in 4 years I’m not in the top 1000. Currently 24k +.

  12. hijacker

    May 13, 2018 at 7:07 pm

    Daisy last 2 are 123 and 128. What the heck happened?

    • Mad Fish

      May 13, 2018 at 7:35 pm

      Big smokey!

    • hazza44

      May 13, 2018 at 11:55 pm

      Has been playing the Docherty loose back role in recent weeks so may not be a bad option.

  13. hijacker

    May 13, 2018 at 7:14 pm

    Team Name: hjckr
    Round 8 Scores: 2036
    League Results: W
    Studs: Cogs, Neale, Parker, Bont, Gawn, McLean, Heeney, Devon, Hogan, Sicily, Fritsch
    Duds: Savage, Titch
    On the Chopping Block: Naughton (through no fault of his own), Crowden
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Despite having 10 tons, none of them were high, with 8 of them between 100 and 111 (thanks Bont and Devon for your 117s). Not having Macrae is my main problem … that I do not intend to fix.

  14. Dazed

    May 13, 2018 at 7:33 pm

    Is this crazy?
    Banfield > Ainsworth
    Gibbs > Macrae

    • Chatta

      May 13, 2018 at 9:01 pm

      Yes – Ainsworth will only be there for a couple of weeks at best. Better to get Ed Phillips as he has better JS. Gibbs will average 110+ and possibly end up a top 10 mid so why would you trade him out??

  15. On Fyfe Support

    May 13, 2018 at 8:19 pm

    Team Name: On Fyfe Support
    Round 8 Scores: 2100
    League Results: W
    Studs: simpson, sicily, macrae (c), coniglio, neale, gawn, stef, gray, menegola, heeney
    Duds: doedee, merret, titch, laird, christensen
    On the Chopping Block: christensen, naughton
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: ranked around about 2500 for the round brought me back into the top 7000 again.

  16. Troy Bick

    May 13, 2018 at 8:53 pm

    Team Name:Metroy
    Round 8 Scores:2114
    League Results:Win
    Studs: Ed curnow. Ben Ronke
    Duds: Titch as captain :(
    On the Chopping Block: few of the freo rookies.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever:
    If only Titch wasnt my captain. Trying to bring in Mccrae. Jumped up 15000 places to be ranked about 8000 now.

    • David C

      May 14, 2018 at 8:57 am

      Not sure how you moved up 15000 places?? I scored 2118 and moved up about 7000 places to be ranked about 8000 now.

  17. The Essendon Top Ups

    May 13, 2018 at 9:03 pm

    Team Name: The Essendon Top Ups
    Round 8 Scores: 2085
    League Results: W/W
    Studs:Yeo, Lloyd, Cap Macrae, Conigs, Fyfe, Gawn, McInerney, McLean, Smith, Menegola, Heeney
    Duds: Laird, Titch
    On the Chopping Block: Finlayson, Doedee, Richards, Mills, Waterman
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Getting very frustrated with a team that fluctuates between top 3000 and top 50k

  18. Gawn For A Quick Nank

    May 13, 2018 at 9:22 pm

    Tossed and turned between having stef martin or macrae before lockout, picked stef for a unique and got raped. 84 point turnover meant i scored 2085 instead of 2160. gutted. still moved up the rankings tho, now at 1800 (was at 3090)

    • David C

      May 14, 2018 at 9:01 am

      You would have only scored 42 more, not 84.

  19. Big Boy McKenzie

    May 13, 2018 at 11:42 pm

    Team Name: Huncho Farm
    Round 8 Scores: 2064
    League Results: W
    Studs: Ronke & McLean
    Duds: Titch (C) & Gibbs
    On the Chopping Block: Crowden, Banfield, Finlayson, Zerrett
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Frustrating week although jumped 100 spots to 573

  20. Fry

    May 14, 2018 at 12:02 am

    Team Name: Large Fry’s & Coke
    Round 8 Scores: 1952
    League Results: LLWW
    Studs: Gawn (C), Lloyd, L.Ryan
    Duds: Titch, Zerrett, Gibbs
    On the Chopping Block: Gibbs, Banfield, Finlayson, Doedee
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Moved up in rank slightly, hoping the big jump is just around the corner. Tempted to move Gibbs for Macrae, but also considering keeping my $$$. Tough one

  21. Maguire

    May 14, 2018 at 9:12 am

    Team Name: Maguires MISFITS
    Round 8 Score: 2188
    League Results: All W
    Studs: Lloyd, Siciky, Curnow, Macrae, Gawn, Martin, Taranto, Heeney, McLean, D. Smith.
    Duds: Titch, Gibbs
    On the Chopping block: Gibbs, Doedee, Naughton, Banfield
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Round rank of 280. Moved from 4300 to 1300.

  22. andyjh

    May 14, 2018 at 9:19 am

    Team Name: West Sydney Hitmen
    Round 8 Scores: 1910
    League Results: WLW
    Studs: Yeo SicDawg Danger Fyfe Zorko Martin Gawn Menagola Gray Smith
    Duds: TITCH DUSTY Zerrett & Acres
    On the Chopping Block: Might be time to upgrade Acres to a more solid premo i think
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: I didnt listen to the warning about Titch probably having a shit week this week & left the C on him.. Bringing in Zorko was a good move.

    • The Janitor

      May 14, 2018 at 4:56 pm

      Hey Andy,
      I heard from a pretty reliable source that you somehow cheated to get a win in Euman’s draft league on the weekend. Any truth to this?

  23. Fooz

    Fooz

    May 14, 2018 at 10:09 am

    Team Name: tempus fugit
    Round 8 Scores: 2090
    League Results: WWW
    Studs: Macrae (c), Lloyd, Duncan, Nank, Gawn, Heeney, Taranto, Dunkley
    Duds: Titch (to be expected tho), No other Mids going 110 plus. And maxxed out rookies
    On the Chopping Block: Maxxed out rookies. 1 down, JOM up.
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: Round 8 Rank: 2792 jumped my team up 8000 places to 15000. Crikey.

  24. Luke

    May 14, 2018 at 10:23 am

    I gotta say rolled with big O in the ruck got to give him props

  25. Ricko

    May 14, 2018 at 12:51 pm

    Team Name: Wattsdoestherockgray
    Round 8 Scores:1955
    League Results: W
    Studs: Macrae, Cogs, Heeney, McLean, Smith, Gawn, Stef,
    Duds: Titch, Beams, Swallow
    On the Chopping Block: Rookie upgrade time
    Vent/Brag/Whatever:

  26. mike

    May 14, 2018 at 1:38 pm

    Team name: burn baby burn
    Round 8 score: 2191
    Studs: mcrae (c), yeo, zorko, cogs, stef, gawn, entire fwd line
    Duds: zerrett, seedsman, titch although his low score helped overall, banfield
    On the chopping block: barry and naughton to phillips and ronke via dpp
    Vent/brag/whatever: after round 1 was ranked 25k, improved every week now im at 1935 overall. Bringing in mcrae once mcrouch went down in round 2 has completely changed my season

  27. Euman

    May 14, 2018 at 1:48 pm

    is Macrae must have? i have under-performing mids, Martin, Merrett, Beams,Lyons, and dare i say it Titch even, as well as Billings – is it worth trading one of these to macae or just suck it up?

    • andyjh

      May 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm

      Euman, if u can get him in do it! I cant afford him atm.. wish i could

  28. thatsomerlyn

    May 14, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    Team Name: thatsomerlyn
    Round 8 Scores:2110
    League Results: W W W W W
    Studs: Macrae, Cogs, Hogan, McLean, Taranto, Gawn, Stef, Sicily
    Duds: Titch, Hurley, Gibbs, Spargo, Banfield
    On the Chopping Block: Looking at getting rid of Omeara and Banfield, most likely to Phillips and through Spargo DPP to Devon Smith or Robbo
    Vent/Brag/Whatever: pretty happy from going 1,400 to 699 in ranks

  29. Harry

    May 14, 2018 at 4:12 pm

    who should i bring in for Z.Merret i have 57k in the bank too.

  30. JungleMuffin

    May 14, 2018 at 6:18 pm

    Failed to crack 2000 again and dropped to the 300’s. I suck at this gsme.

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