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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Welshy on Tue May 16, 2017 5:14 pm

    @Loomer wrote:

    I understand and appreciate your points. I'm a safety first base stat heavy kind of player. Was going to stick on 1 trade this week with 21 left and 100k itb to do Faufusi and Slater to Calker and Graham next week...

    But I'm 311th with reasonable bye cover, last 7 of 8 trades all bye focused,  and I'm seriously tempted to take the risk for several reasons.

    A) he's a pod >4% ownership
    B) non-bye friendly means many will avoid and if keeps it up he'll be out of reach or just too awkward to get in
    C) I've been hamstrung in the past by over obsessing about coverage in the past and sometimes you miss a gem keeper
    D) I play fantasy FPL and high money players like Aguero are considered $$$ insurance in that if it goes wrong you can easily transition to other players

    What you reckon? In probably gonna gamble
    understand your reasoning mate and the fact he is likely to cost around 20-40k more next week after his last 3 monster scores

    I just don't like his consistency and he is well capable of scoring a sub 30 because he only plays 50 minutes sometimes, his current price is a decent premium on where I would expect him to end up at seasons end

    I prefer James for cheaper and less than 10% ownership if you are not concerned by byes or if have a go on Harris if you have enough FRF cover
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Welshy on Tue May 16, 2017 5:15 pm

    @Random wrote:Who should I trade Kaufusi out for from the FRF/2RF. Assuming I have S. Burgess, J. de Belin, A. Crichton, E. Whitehead, A. Fifita, J. Graham and N. Brown. I am thinking Gallen is the best option but would rather not bring him in if he plays Origin. 
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by BroncHose on Tue May 16, 2017 5:15 pm

    Its been a while since I've posted my team.
    Trades this week (so far):
    TTrbo to Fuimaono
    Burns to CWalker

    leaves 19 trades and $4K ITB

    Smith Hodgson
    James Wallace Tolman Hoare
    JDB Surgess Crichton Faufusi CHN Elliot
    Pearce Munster Field KNik
    SMat Cotric Idris Fuimaono
    Slater RTS CWalker MWZ

    Not sure which 2RF to put the last R on, or if Knik starts then does he get the R?
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by mango on Tue May 16, 2017 5:15 pm

    @Loomer wrote:

    I understand and appreciate your points. I'm a safety first base stat heavy kind of player. Was going to stick on 1 trade this week with 21 left and 100k itb to do Faufusi and Slater to Calker and Graham next week...

    But I'm 311th with reasonable bye cover, last 7 of 8 trades all bye focused,  and I'm seriously tempted to take the risk for several reasons.

    A) he's a pod >4% ownership
    B) non-bye friendly means many will avoid and if keeps it up he'll be out of reach or just too awkward to get in
    C) I've been hamstrung in the past by over obsessing about coverage in the past and sometimes you miss a gem keeper
    D) I play fantasy FPL and high money players like Aguero are considered $$$ insurance in that if it goes wrong you can easily transition to other players

    What you reckon? In probably gonna gamble

    If you reckon its worth the gamble, go for it, hope it works out for you.

    Every time I've had Tapau im side he's let me down, whether it's his discipline or his inconsistent scores.

    He's definitely put up some good scores this year but for a 500k player those 30s are a concern.
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by awanamafia on Tue May 16, 2017 5:16 pm

    @dreamers wrote:So the TOTW is Kaufusi -> Graham, but I already have Graham. I'm thinking Elliot, then upgrading either Niko or Hayne to CWalker.

    Good to go?

    Why Hayne?

    The 3 games he's played without injury he's averaged 38. That would mean he's got at least another 80k in him.
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Honeysett on Tue May 16, 2017 5:17 pm

    @Random wrote:Who should I trade Kaufusi out for from the FRF/2RF. Assuming I have S. Burgess, J. de Belin, A. Crichton, E. Whitehead, A. Fifita, J. Graham and N. Brown. I am thinking Gallen is the best option but would rather not bring him in if he plays Origin.

    He's not playing Origin. 100%. I'm willing to bet anything.
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Loomer on Tue May 16, 2017 5:20 pm

    @Welshy James is interesting. I've seen many mention him. If you strip 3 tries + LB from last 4 that's 9avg less. Isn't that just as trappy as Kapow. Just playing devils advocate
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Honeysett on Tue May 16, 2017 5:21 pm

    Also with Hayne - why drop him? He's DPP after two more games at centre and he's named there this week. He fits into a shit position.
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by dreamers on Tue May 16, 2017 5:24 pm

    @awanamafia wrote:

    Why Hayne?

    The 3 games he's played without injury he's averaged 38. That would mean he's got at least another 80k in him.
    I would hold a fullback Hayne, but not a centre Hayne.

    Will need heaps of attacking stats to average that high in that position.

    Plus he seems to get injured alot.
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Random on Tue May 16, 2017 5:25 pm

    @Honeysett wrote:
    @Random wrote:Who should I trade Kaufusi out for from the FRF/2RF. Assuming I have S. Burgess, J. de Belin, A. Crichton, E. Whitehead, A. Fifita, J. Graham and N. Brown. I am thinking Gallen is the best option but would rather not bring him in if he plays Origin.

    He's not playing Origin. 100%. I'm willing to bet anything.

    Those are big words, how much does some of that hipster beer cost you?
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by TysonFrizellsBottomBitch on Tue May 16, 2017 5:26 pm

    Dayuuum Random getting sassy with HS... MOOOOODFIIIIGHT
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Honeysett on Tue May 16, 2017 5:29 pm

    @Random wrote:

    Those are big words, how much does some of that hipster beer cost you?



    $20ish - there's two of them. Bourbon and Whiskey. So $40. That's a block of XXXX isn't it - should suit you?
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Onthebeatpete on Tue May 16, 2017 5:31 pm

    Who do you guys think I should go?

    B. French and M. Aubusson (centre) or C. Walker (WFB) and J. Bird?
    Could also go B. French and Hopoate or Croker etc. I like the C. Walker and J. Bird trade but everyone keeps saying he will play origin, not too sure tho.


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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by BroncHose on Tue May 16, 2017 5:35 pm

    @Onthebeatpete wrote:Who do you guys think I should go?

    B. French and M. Aubusson (centre) or C. Walker (WFB) and J. Bird?

    Anything to avoid Bird, so I'd go with the first.

    I had French from R1 and all I'll say is that he got by and nothing more. Scores didn't really reflect fantasy potential, and could be a risk coming back from a significant injury for his explosiveness - so buyer beware. Aubbs at CTR is a win though.

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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Welshy on Tue May 16, 2017 5:38 pm

    @Loomer wrote:@Welshy James is interesting. I've seen many mention him. If you strip 3 tries + LB from last 4 that's 9avg less. Isn't that just as trappy as Kapow. Just playing devils advocate

    James far more consistent in his scoring, I'm not taking Taupaus TBs and offloads off him it just isn't sustainable

    last year he banged out a few 50s and a 90 odd in a row then followed it up with 30s and 40s

    James has the same high ceiling and a higher floor IMO

    What about Tohu?
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Onthebeatpete on Tue May 16, 2017 5:40 pm

    @BroncHose wrote:

    Anything to avoid Bird, so I'd go with the first.

    I had French from R1 and all I'll say is that he got by and nothing more. Scores didn't really reflect fantasy potential, and could be a risk coming back from a significant injury for his explosiveness - so buyer beware. Aubbs at CTR is a win though.


    Cheers for the advice mate
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Loomer on Tue May 16, 2017 5:41 pm

    @Welshy wrote:

    James far more consistent in his scoring, I'm not taking Taupaus TBs and offloads off him it just isn't sustainable

    last year he banged out a few 50s and a 90 odd in a row then followed it up with 30s and 40s

    James has the same high ceiling and a higher floor IMO

    What about Tohu?

    I would like to turn Whitehead into him Rd 15 $$$ allowing
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by White Lightning on Tue May 16, 2017 5:43 pm

    @Onthebeatpete wrote:Who do you guys think I should go?

    B. French and M. Aubusson (centre) or C. Walker (WFB) and J. Bird?
    Could also go B. French and Hopoate or Croker etc. I like the C. Walker and J. Bird trade but everyone keeps saying he will play origin, not too sure tho.

    I don't like French or Bird as French wasn't that impressive before his injury & I think Bird will play origin.
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by User Name on Tue May 16, 2017 5:43 pm

    Best team based on 3 round average:

    Smith McCullough
    Taupau Fifita James
    Surgess Gallen Papalii Crichton Trbojevic
    Norman Pearce
    Roberts Walker
    Munster Trbojevic Hopoate

    Best team based on 5 round average:

    Smith McCullough
    Taupau Fifita James
    Crichton Surgess Gallen Papalii Trbojevic
    Pearce Reynolds
    Roberts Trbojevic
    Slater Rapana Walker
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    Re: 2017 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 41

    Post by Fraser on Tue May 16, 2017 5:44 pm

    Best bye friendly FRF gun other than Graham and NBrown? Tolman?

    Also, would it be a bad idea to run with both Tolman and Graham?

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