NRL Fantasy Fanatics

A forum for discussion of NRL Fantasy / Dream Team / Supercoach as well as discussions about other sports, ex Sportal.

    2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Share
    avatar
    Welshy
    Moderator

    Posts : 9062
    Reputation : 1380
    Join date : 2015-09-16
    Age : 30
    Location : Wales

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Welshy on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:34 pm

    SI wrote:Mitchell Barnett getting 80?  No-one wants him because of his price I guess?
    60-65 with Sione Mat and Buhrer 80 on the edges
    avatar
    Milchcow
    Moderator

    Fantasy Fanatics VSDT Overall Group Winner : 2017
    Posts : 5297
    Reputation : 1547
    Join date : 2015-07-31

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Milchcow on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:36 pm

    SI wrote:Mitchell Barnett getting 80?  No-one wants him because of his price I guess?

    He was already an 80 minute player last year.
    Small discount due to only playing 9 games, first couple from the bench.

    If he moves to lock as suggested he'll play less minutes. Possibly catered for by extra workload, but he was already pretty busy.
    avatar
    Welshy
    Moderator

    Posts : 9062
    Reputation : 1380
    Join date : 2015-09-16
    Age : 30
    Location : Wales

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Welshy on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:37 pm

    Shanbon wrote:I really liked DSaifiti and AFB early and i know its only the 9's but their fitness looked way off what i was expecting. I really thought DS could lift to 55min and lead that pack this year but now im not sure.
    Mehhhh props get fitness from matches. Game fitness
    avatar
    Mighty Fishes
    Moderator

    Posts : 3698
    Reputation : 865
    Join date : 2015-08-01

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Mighty Fishes on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:42 pm

    Big Sammy Thaiday could be under valued due to playing prop some of the year..
    Hmm I know hes a trap cause he can make 45 tackles in one week then 16 the next with the same minutes..
    avatar
    Spectre

    Posts : 2875
    Reputation : 363
    Join date : 2015-12-14

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Spectre on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:43 pm

    I smell a party coming on tonight
    avatar
    Pain

    Posts : 1524
    Reputation : 297
    Join date : 2015-07-30

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Pain on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:44 pm

    my tv broke wrote:Here are a few choice words from Curtis Sironen if you want to convince yourself to select him

    "A fresh start is something that I needed. I was getting a bit stale there. I wasn't training as hard and started making a few excuses for myself, thinking I was going better than I was," he said.

    "It was a bit of reality shock coming to Manly. No one cares what you've done or who you are. It's just about how hard you train. I just want to try and cement a starting spot now for NRL."

    Built with the size of a back-rower but the skills of a halfback, Sironen said new coach Trent Barrett spent the summer encouraging him to bring out his creativity, and he responded with a two-try effort in Auckland.

    "He just wants me to play, use my best qualities. I still have to do all that tough stuff out the back of the field like backrowers do these days," he said.

    "If I get to play a bit creative like I can, so be it. 'Baz' has been really good. He was half the reason I went here. Just a good guy first, then a good coach."

    I think that Barrett might be the kind of ex player now coach that could bring out the best in him. If the hard work is put in.


    Last edited by Pain on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:45 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : Fucked typing)
    avatar
    Pookus McFly

    Posts : 989
    Reputation : 315
    Join date : 2016-01-18

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Pookus McFly on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:46 pm

    Mighty Fishes wrote:@Pookus McFly Oi mate when I put Mortimer in he was sitting about 11% ownership look at it now lol!

    Rolling Laugh halved overnight. That is a bad game.
    avatar
    AL

    Posts : 300
    Reputation : 105
    Join date : 2016-01-10

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by AL on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:47 pm

    Johnny B Goode wrote:Bodene's had POD status the last two years, maybe he just doesn't need discussing anymore. I mean still the guy had a fairly low ownership rate last year and the guy wasn't inconsistent or anything, he was a legit 50+ scorer just about every week including two back to back 70+ scores. Still didn't get above like 5k ownership.  


    I think people are just scarred from his DPP Tigers days when he was a poor mans Sam Tagataese and a very poor mans Black Widow. He burnt me numerous times after showing promise but failing to deliver. He has been on my 'never again' list since then despite his gun status at the Warriors. I have a long memory, although somehow Mitch Aubbo has wiggled his way back in a few times.

    FebruaryChamp

    Posts : 141
    Reputation : 12
    Join date : 2017-01-25

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by FebruaryChamp on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:49 pm

    I can't get away from De Belin the sexy man.
    avatar
    Mr Fernando

    Posts : 375
    Reputation : 69
    Join date : 2015-07-31

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Mr Fernando on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:50 pm

    7 News reported K.Sims will be on the bench, and one of TPJ, Joe O and Herman will partner Blair. The three of them will play off for the starting role in the WCC.
    avatar
    Spectre

    Posts : 2875
    Reputation : 363
    Join date : 2015-12-14

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Spectre on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:51 pm

    Mr Fernando wrote:7 News reported K.Sims will be on the bench, and one of TPJ, Joe O and Herman will partner Blair.  The three of them will play off for the starting role in the WCC.
    no go zone for all of them I'd say
    avatar
    my tv broke

    Posts : 3698
    Reputation : 492
    Join date : 2016-01-08
    Location : SUNCORP STADIUM

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by my tv broke on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:52 pm

    Mighty Fishes wrote:Big Sammy Thaiday could be under valued due to playing prop some of the year..
    Hmm I know hes a trap cause he can make 45 tackles in one week then 16 the next with the same minutegs..

    Haha. I considered him for a few mins and came to my senses. Think hes priced about what he'll average. He has actually been working hard on his fitness over the off season, but i doubt his output will improve and probably gets a spell since TPJ will play a bigger role this year
    avatar
    White Lightning

    Posts : 4698
    Reputation : 689
    Join date : 2015-10-13

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by White Lightning on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:52 pm

    FebruaryChamp wrote:I can't get away from De Belin the sexy man.

    He won't play big mins in a full strength Dragons pack. I reckon 60-65 mins. Too expensive for me.
    avatar
    Pookus McFly

    Posts : 989
    Reputation : 315
    Join date : 2016-01-18

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Pookus McFly on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:53 pm

    Spectre wrote:I smell a party coming on tonight

    I can feel it coming in the air tonight, oh Lord
    avatar
    White Lightning

    Posts : 4698
    Reputation : 689
    Join date : 2015-10-13

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by White Lightning on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:55 pm

    I have the Carty Party in imy team.
    avatar
    Spectre

    Posts : 2875
    Reputation : 363
    Join date : 2015-12-14

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Spectre on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:55 pm

    Pookus McFly wrote:

    I can feel it coming in the air tonight, oh Lord

    I've been waiting for this moment, all of my life?
    avatar
    Pookus McFly

    Posts : 989
    Reputation : 315
    Join date : 2016-01-18

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Pookus McFly on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:55 pm

    But to proper fantasy talk, with Slater possibly out to start round 1, I will be looking at Manu if he gets the wing spot at the chooks over Tupou, rather than the slightly cheaper Uate. The only problem is that I am poor on cash.

    Think it is worth downgrading Guthers in my WFB to Holmes just to upgrade an NPR from a nuffie like Drew to a much better cashie (IMO) if this happens?

    Guest
    Guest

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Guest on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:56 pm

    Pookus McFly wrote:

    I can feel it coming in the air tonight, oh Lord

    avatar
    Welshy
    Moderator

    Posts : 9062
    Reputation : 1380
    Join date : 2015-09-16
    Age : 30
    Location : Wales

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Welshy on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:58 pm

    White Lightning wrote:

    He won't play big mins in a full strength Dragons pack. I reckon 60-65 mins. Too expensive for me.

    Cooper out Vaughan in.
    Rein out McInnes in.
    What else has changed that De Belin won't play close to 80
    avatar
    Pookus McFly

    Posts : 989
    Reputation : 315
    Join date : 2016-01-18

    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Pookus McFly on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:58 pm

    White Lightning wrote:I have the Carty Party in imy team.
    I was too embarassed to mention it, but I have been tinkering with him too since news of him playing lock. Boy will make enough tackles to overcome his huge missed count maybe half the time? haha He could score 10-80 points, but all my other players seem pretty safe bets so I am looking forward to a wild ride!


    Last edited by Pookus McFly on Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:59 pm; edited 1 time in total

      Current date/time is Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:06 am