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51 Comments

51 Comments

  1. Shane

    August 17, 2018 at 4:18 pm

    Dusty to cripps
    Or
    Wingard to Devon Smith?

    • Koolkat

      August 17, 2018 at 5:12 pm

      Dusty to Cripps

    • the Cricket

      August 17, 2018 at 6:36 pm

      Wingard for Devon Smith, no question.
      Smith is the number one fantasy forward. Wingard’s up and down all over the place and tends to score less in away games.

  2. Wasa

    August 17, 2018 at 4:32 pm

    Which trade is more important;
    Zorko to Ablett
    or
    S. Martin to Grundy?

    • Koolkat

      August 17, 2018 at 5:13 pm

      Martin to Grundy

  3. Adam

    August 17, 2018 at 4:50 pm

    Ablett or Beams?

    • Koolkat

      August 17, 2018 at 5:13 pm

      Beams

  4. Marcus

    August 17, 2018 at 4:56 pm

    Bringing in J Cripps into backline seeing he has gone over 100 in his last 2 games. Have had Ablett in my side for the last 3 weeks as you don’t have to be an expert to know he will play every game. Then next week I’ll bring Grundy in for the last game of the year.

  5. B

    August 17, 2018 at 5:24 pm

    Ahern to Mundy or Lienart to Witherden?

    • the Cricket

      August 17, 2018 at 6:33 pm

      Are Ahern and Lienert on the field or bench?
      Ahern’s been dropped and Lienert’s playing, so Ahern’s ripe for upgrading.

  6. JOSH M

    August 17, 2018 at 5:37 pm

    Dyson Heppel in for Scott Pendelbury or Steele Sidebotoom

    Hold Hurn or trade to Witherden or Cutler against the suns?

    • the Cricket

      August 17, 2018 at 6:30 pm

      Hold Sidebottom and trade out Pendles I reckon.
      Pendles is more likely to be rested and has looked a bit tired the last couple of games imo.
      Sidey has a good record against both Port and Freo.

    • Chris

      August 17, 2018 at 6:39 pm

      Trade Hurn to Witho. I’m contemplating Cutler myself but he’s not as consistent as witho

  7. Chris

    August 17, 2018 at 6:37 pm

    Which trade to do?

    Simmo for cutler.
    Pendles for Jelwood, Sloane or Duncan.
    Rocky for Hawkins. Good go big against freo and the suns maybe

    • Koolkat

      August 17, 2018 at 6:59 pm

      Jelwood

  8. J

    August 17, 2018 at 6:55 pm

    Who should I trade outta Wingard, rockliff? for Dangerfield

  9. Charles

    August 17, 2018 at 6:57 pm

    Need choice out of 3 options.
    1. Kelly+Gibbs -> Ross+Fyfe
    2. Kelly+Gibbs-> Beams+Cogs
    3. Kelly+Ahern-> Premo + 170k

    If i pick option 2 my opponent and I will only have 4 uniques.
    Heppell+Devon Smith+ Heeney+ Cripps vs Wingard+Rockliff+Duncan+Shuey (chances are they will trade shuey though)

    • Koolkat

      August 17, 2018 at 7:01 pm

      Beams & Cogs

  10. jekbillingz

    August 17, 2018 at 6:58 pm

    Matthew Lobbe (with de koning in) or Sean Darcy? (draft)

  11. GF weekend

    August 17, 2018 at 7:07 pm

    This week only.. Cripps Crouch or Oliver

    • PV

      August 17, 2018 at 7:08 pm

      Cripps

  12. PV

    August 17, 2018 at 7:07 pm

    Crouch or Ablett ?

    • michaelt1

      August 17, 2018 at 7:38 pm

      Crouch

  13. michaelt1

    August 17, 2018 at 7:20 pm

    What trade??
    1. Rockliff to Menegola
    2. Lyons to oliver
    3. Giro to 170k rookie (leaves 491k for next week to upgrade sier and others)

  14. PowerAde

    August 17, 2018 at 10:44 pm

    Dear Richmond,

    Great Game, you blokes are awesome!

    Regards,

    Port Adelaide

  15. Andy.J

    August 18, 2018 at 12:52 pm

    Whatever happened to Hawk? It’s nice and peaceful on this site now.
    Good job Warnie.

    • D

      August 18, 2018 at 9:17 pm

      Couldn’t agree more

  16. Go West

    August 18, 2018 at 3:50 pm

    Take the PIG label off Rocky. The guy is an absolute useless bum

    • Andy.J

      August 18, 2018 at 4:19 pm

      If I’m still alive next week in my one remaining league, Rocky to go will be the number one priority.

      • The Cricket

        August 18, 2018 at 5:04 pm

        Looking like the (fallen) Pig may well lose me my prelim. Whatever happens I’ll keep playing, if only for ranking. Buggered if I know who I’ll be able to afford to bring in with Rocky’s price so low, but he’s going for sure.
        Sad to see a Pig fall so far 😣

    • j

      August 18, 2018 at 5:26 pm

      Hinkley put him into a tagging role, and they lost. Next week, Port are playing at home, and with finals realistically out of their grasp surely you’d think they wouldn’t employ Rocky in a failure of a role?

      Either way, gone for me by lock out tonight. Menegola in, will feast on GC next week. Keeping Wingard – averages way better in Adelaide.

      • The Cricket

        August 18, 2018 at 6:49 pm

        Agreed. But I just don’t get Hinkley …
        The biggest problem with Rocky’s scoring has been his low TOG imo. Around 65-70% – makes no sense to me. Either he’s fit to play or he isn’t, so what’s the reason for it?

  17. j

    August 18, 2018 at 7:49 pm

    Looks like the Crozier >> Witherton trade has cost me about 80 points and 4 preliminary league finals.

    season over.

    • Andy.J

      August 18, 2018 at 8:06 pm

      I’m still in there in a big way. My opponent’s mistake was trying to match me by bringing in Whitfield for Kelly. I was already worried about Whitfield because I thought the Swans would shut him down, so that suited me fine. I’m hoping his Beams doesn’t go too big.

    • The Cricket

      August 18, 2018 at 9:09 pm

      That’s shitty luck! No more uniques?

      • J

        August 18, 2018 at 9:47 pm

        Not really. Most of them are only 4-5 uniques. Sucks, having finished top of the ladder before finals in a few leagues.

    • The Cricket

      August 18, 2018 at 9:14 pm

      Come on Beamer! It’s going down to the wire in the battle of the uniques. I’ve got Beams and my oppo has Zorko – need a big differential to make up for Rocky’s dismal score lol

      • Andy.J

        August 18, 2018 at 10:08 pm

        Beams went big. It will come down to the wire in my match up.

    • Andy.J

      August 19, 2018 at 12:13 am

      It seems that my opponent in SC also had Witherden. I’ve got Grundy as captain to his Tich so, unexpectedly, it looks like I’m in the GF.

  18. Sunnyjim

    August 18, 2018 at 8:13 pm

    Trading in witherden and keeping Phillips has cost my prelim final grrr

  19. j

    August 18, 2018 at 8:37 pm

    Did that brilliant analyzer of numbers, Cal, say something about a 180+ for Mitchell this round?

    • The Cricket

      August 18, 2018 at 10:47 pm

      Nah, to be fair he predicted 140 to 180! I presume Titch copped a tag?

      Why do so many people love to bag out the Traders, especially Calvin and Roy? They’ve entertained us over the years and given us lots of handy info. I don’t hear anyone having a go at Dunny for recommending someone put the big C on Jelwood lol

    • Leeroy

      August 19, 2018 at 3:33 am

      Cal’s prediction of 180 sounded like banter to me, not sure how anyone took it to be literal…was definately the right call making him number 1 though. Titch’s scores leading up to this game…157, 187, 160, 146, 130. Last score vs Saints 147. He made the right decision picking him number 1 based on stats without doubt.

      You all have to remember these players are human…no one can predict how the player feels on the day and what tactics the opposition will employ. In any game a player could be stressed, be unwell, maybe had a bad sleep…there are so many variables that can’t be predicted.

      By the logic of these posters each year DT Talk and AFL Fantasy should just pick the top 5 ranked coaches to write the articles and do the podcasts? That makes no logical sense whatsoever.

      Sounds like some people are fed up, so pick your own teams, do your own research, and let the rest of us enjoy this site without the whinging

    • Leeroy

      August 19, 2018 at 3:35 am

      What was your number 1 captain based on your analysis of numbers? And what were the numbers that led to that choice?

  20. Hawk featuring gregga the Grogga

    August 19, 2018 at 12:22 am

    I’m actually a fan of toy Roy and funny dunny, at least they set standards on this site and provide in depth analysis , but when it comes to Warnie and Calvin , hmmmm not so much. Beaten them in fantasy all year and they should absolutely write this season off as a failure. I mean this is F- stuff from them. Talk about bringing on the off season ASAP pfftttt. While you at it, take Alan j and his broke back mountain entourage with you as he has had an irrelevant season as well. You’ll thank me later .

    • Warnie

      Warnie

      August 19, 2018 at 7:26 pm

      I’m 156th overall, mate. I’ll call this year a success.

  21. Go West

    August 19, 2018 at 3:07 am

    You must be insane. That Dunny article is pure and utter tripe! Tis like watching ground hog day. It’s the same nonsense over and over. Always the same sound bites.

    “If you need captains advice look at Calvin, if you play the other version of fantasy remember you have limited transfers. “Week of Carnage”. “Trust your instincts”. If you nee trade advice go to Roy’s trade advice”.

    It’s utter tripe. But Dunny has convinced people his articles are good

  22. Andy.J

    August 19, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    My opponent needs 156 from Crouch to beat me.

    • Imac

      August 19, 2018 at 6:50 pm

      Come on Crouch! You can do it!!

      • Andy.J

        August 19, 2018 at 8:08 pm

        Na, not quite. LOL.

  23. Pop

    August 19, 2018 at 6:58 pm

    F#&*k u Brodie Smith!!.Traded in just this week for Heater and u go and cost me all my prelims by less than 20pts!!!

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