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    2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

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    Andy V

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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Andy V on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:21 pm

    @TheWeapon wrote:Any thoughts on Issac Liu getting more minutes over the first part of the year? Considering him as an FRF POD....did he play much at lock last year?

    he started lock in 14 games for an average of 35.00 (high 57, low 21) and is priced at 35.26
    Milchy's sheet doesn't have mins played for him though for whatever reason
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by TheWeapon on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:23 pm

    @Andy V wrote:

    he started lock in 14 games for an average of 35.00 (high 57, low 21) and is priced at 35.26
    Milchy's sheet doesn't have mins played for him though for whatever reason

    Thanks mate. That pretty much shuts down that idea Wink
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Johnny B Goode on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:25 pm

    I read some Fantasy articles on NRL.com on cheapie traps to avoid and Josh Aloiai was one of them. Am I a fool for deciding I'm going to back the guy anyway to keep his spot even when Halatau returns? Woods and even Jason Taylor himself praised his work ethic and they even mention that he's more than capable of playing in the middle so if he has a good first game I could imagine him holding his spot over Buchanan.
    If not him I've got Carter, Pauli x2, Copley and Hymel Hunt to consider. None of which inspire me with much confidence in their cash making ability.

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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Andy V on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:26 pm

    @Finch wrote:Napa + Croker = 85 points? (45+40)

    Vs

    Woods + Copley (Would be starting centre) = 80 points? (50 + 30)

    Tempted for option 1.

    I'd go more around

    Napa + Croker (40 + 40) (Napa started FRF 14 games for Avg of 39.07, season avg was 39.167 across 50.5 mins)

    Woods + Copley - (55/60 + 25/30)

    so option 2 (personal opinion) Woods avg was 51.6 if you ignore his 3 when injured, but he also started last season better than he ended it
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Welshy on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:28 pm

    @StuDogg101 wrote:I have a league that needs filling, I would just rather have you guys in there than randoms lol 6PWKFP3M if you want to jump in
    in mate
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Finch on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:30 pm

    Thanks Andy. I have a good felling about Napa thats all.

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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Andy V on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:31 pm

    @Aardvark Ratnick wrote:

    I too look like running the risk of Benry and Greeny, risky as hell and no good for the ticker but allows me to have CS9 and Seggy ( this could end badly before it even starts).

    Who to Captain Smith or Parker ?

    Running both - think first time EVER with Parker (I was a fantasy noob)
    I'm still torn. Only get to watch tonights game this weekend so tempted to put it on C just so I can cheer him on (instead of wishing he dropped the ball every touch)
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Finch on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:33 pm

    What is everybody "weakest" position. For me its the centres. I have a back 3 of Inglis, Gordon + Tedesco, so the centres have taken the hit.
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Loomer on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:34 pm

    Help. Trying to get L6 sorted as 3 team names are different than supplied by @SI. Have sent PM's.

    Any other suggestions
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by big jono on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:53 pm

    @Random wrote:I just realised I have the exact same issue Jono... fuck.

    Yep, its making me second guess Rochow, there are other options there but those two cheapies seem the best way to go. (if you have benry and green etc in centres)
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Speedball Deluxe on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:55 pm

    Is there a reason why people (on here) think that Auva'a will somehow make it back into centre spot in a few rounds? Surely if Maguire is selecting Hymel Hunt for round 1 he is the preferred player, the time for experimenting is done? I mean the coach has seen all their trial form and all their training sessions. What makes people so sure about Auva'a/or unsure about Hunt that Maguire hasn't seen? I'll be trading in whichever one is listed on the team sheet 1hr before kick off.


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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Loomer on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:56 pm

    I've spent big in starting centres Aubo and BJ
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Pain on Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:57 pm

    @StuDogg101 wrote:I have a league that needs filling, I would just rather have you guys in there than randoms lol 6PWKFP3M if you want to jump in
    In
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Loomer on Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:00 pm

    @Speedball Deluxe wrote:Is there a reason why people (on here) think that Auva'a will somehow make it back into centre spot in a few rounds? Surely if Maguire is selecting Hymel Hunt for round 1 he is the preferred player, the time for experimenting is done? I mean the coach has seen all their trial form and all their training sessions. What makes people so sure about Auva'a? I'll be trading in whichever one is listed on the team sheet 1hr before kick off.

    I forget. Did it change last year and you still have unlimited trades after first game deadline tonight???

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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Andy V on Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:01 pm

    @Finch wrote:What is everybody "weakest" position. For me its the centres. I have a back 3 of Inglis, Gordon + Tedesco, so the centres have taken the hit.

    I have a starting WFB of Gordon, Feeney, Mitchell atm....
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Speedball Deluxe on Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:14 pm

    @Loomer wrote:

    I forget. Did it change last year and you still have unlimited trades after first game deadline tonight???
    It is a rolling lock out isn't it. i.e you can trade in and out any player who's game/team has not yet kicked off.
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by White Lightning on Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:14 pm

    @Andy V wrote:

    I have a starting WFB of Gordon, Feeney, Mitchell atm....

    You will regret that mate. I would at least get a 2nd main f/b & npr Mitchell as he's playing on the wing so his chances of a good score are low.
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by StuDogg101 on Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:16 pm

    Whitehead and C Lawrence or Taupau and Green?
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by Liverpool_Bulldog on Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:18 pm

    Oh man so excited now. Have completely forgotten out my team and placed my first bet of the season Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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    Re: 2016 NRL.com Fantasy Thread Part 9

    Post by White Lightning on Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:20 pm

    @StuDogg101 wrote:Whitehead and C Lawrence or Taupau and Green?

    Taupau & Green for me.

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