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    2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

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    Rapture_NRL

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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Rapture_NRL on Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:10 am

    Wasn't that rumor about Smith the same as last year?

    Reference projected score, mine is only 621 hahaha I'm thinking I might have to use my kitty to upgrade...
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by wolfking on Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:23 am

    I remember some sort of similar rumour about Smith last year too.

    Random thought re starting with Smith. What if rd1 team lists have little Smith on the bench?
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by quicksand on Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:23 am

    @Vanish wrote:

    I remember hearing last year that the only two players the Dogs refused to shop around (as they were trying desperately to get under the cap for this year) were Josh Jackson and RFM. I think they rate him very highly over there and I'd expect him to snag a starting spot soon, even if he's not starting come round 1.

    I think they leave RFM on the bench to develop his game slowly and I think Tolman might move to lock as a straight swap with Klemmer.

    Tolman's big motor will allow him to play 80 minutes !!
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Alfie on Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:31 am

    Where did the rumour that RFM will start in the 2RF originate exactly?
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by pm888 on Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:40 am

    @Alfie wrote:Where did the rumour that RFM will start in the 2RF originate exactly?

    Klemmer may be moving from lock to front row. elliots name was tossed around as a replacement. nothing is confirmed yet

    https://www.nrl.com/news/2017/12/26/canterbury-bankstown-bulldogs-predicted-round-1-line-up/
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Shanbon on Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:48 am

    @Pookus McFly wrote:Amazing what you can do when you go super light in the halves

    Smith
    Alvaro NAS
    Brown Murray Arrow
    Cartwright Croker
    Aubbs Love  Milne
    Teddy Ponga Latrell

    Lichaa Cook Lodge Garvey

    just a tip for team setting - if you run these guys youll need to start Lodge and have NAS on the bench as he has dpp, currently if a 2ndrower pulled out you would be replacing him with whatever 2ndrow is in your 18-21(if you have one) but if NAS was on the bench you would essentially be replacing your 2nd rower with no1 emergency(whoever you have selected at 18). This could make no difference or a massive difference depending on those players in 18-21
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Alfie on Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:50 am

    I've tried a new no-Tedesco team which actually doesn't look half bad

    Smith
    Fifita, Lodge
    Brown, Murray, RFM
    Munster, Cartwright
    Aubbs, Milne
    Ponga, Dufty, Hiku

    Cook, Evans, NAS, Havili
    Opacic, Croker, Butcher, Kennar


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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by White Lightning on Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:54 am

    Shandon makes a very good point re make sure you have your dpp's on the bench as they cover 2 positions.
    Also on Smith if this is indeed true & he's going through a marriage breakup/kids invloved/media scrutiny & backlash then he could be very emotionally drained & not totally focussed. I might very well not start with him.
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Finch on Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:05 am

    Will offer my detective services for an extra trade.
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Pookus McFly on Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:08 am

    @Shanbon wrote:

    just a tip for team setting - if you run these guys youll need to start Lodge and have NAS on the bench as he has dpp, currently if a 2ndrower pulled out you would be replacing him with whatever 2ndrow is in your 18-21(if you have one) but if NAS was on the bench you would essentially be replacing your 2nd rower with no1 emergency(whoever you have selected at 18). This could make no difference or a massive difference depending on those players in 18-21

    In theory maybe. But you are clearly missing the very real and practical issue that Lodge is a straightup Shitcunt(TM) and he doesn't deserve to make the run-on side with my illustrious fantasy squad. Sometimes you just gotta draw a line in the sand...
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by quicksand on Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:22 am

    @Pookus McFly wrote:

    In theory maybe. But you are clearly missing the very real and practical issue that Lodge is a straightup Shitcunt(TM) and he doesn't deserve to make the run-on side with my illustrious fantasy squad. Sometimes you just gotta draw a line in the sand...

    Is Lodge anywhere in your 21 ?
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by SI on Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:31 am

    @my tv broke wrote:Just want to have a whinge. Started new job over the summer and both the fantasy site and this forum are blocked on the network (state govt).. bastards. Blasting my phone battery every day now

    I can access the games, but I can't access this forum anymore. The irony is I can access:

    Facebook
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    TAB and Racing.com
    Watch whatever I want on YouTube

    But try to jump on Fantaics and the copper chopper starts circling!
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Pookus McFly on Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:34 am

    @quicksand wrote:

    Is Lodge anywhere in your 21 ?

    Of course- I may be coaching my team from a Fantasy high horse, but I still have a keen eye for value!
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Milchcow on Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:35 am

    @Pookus McFly wrote:

    In theory maybe. But you are clearly missing the very real and practical issue that Lodge is a straightup Shitcunt(TM) and he doesn't deserve to make the run-on side with my illustrious fantasy squad. Sometimes you just gotta draw a line in the sand...

    If enough people refuse to pick Lodge in their fantasy team, do you think Bennett will cave to the pressure and cut him from the Broncos.
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Pookus McFly on Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:40 am

    @Milchcow wrote:

    If enough people refuse to pick Lodge in their fantasy team, do you think Bennett will cave to the pressure and cut him from the Broncos.

    I should hope not, that Shitcunt(TM) is an integral part of my reserve bench
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Pain on Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:58 am

    @Milchcow wrote:

    If enough people refuse to pick Lodge in their fantasy team, do you think Bennett will cave to the pressure and cut him from the Broncos.

    For sure. Same as Corey Parker using his fantasy price for contract negotiations.

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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by my tv broke on Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:01 am

    Bennett pushed parker into retirement as soon as his fantasy outout started to slip.

    Re lodge, i offer you this. There are a fair few blokes in the NRL to have laid hands on a woman in the form of assualt, but Lodge aint one of them
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by surmo13 on Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:09 am

    Broncos have posted their first trial team, it's probably not worth putting here, seems Bennett has tried to actively avoid naming anyone who needs 2 hands to count up their first-grade experience, but i'll throw it up anyway in case some-one finds an angle to look at it that reveals something i'm not seeing:

    1. Jamayne Isaako
    2. Corey Allan
    3. Tom Opacic
    4. Gehamat Shibasaki
    5. Moses Pangai
    6. Todd Murphy
    7. Shaun Nona
    8. George Fai
    9. Jake Turpin
    10. Payne Haas
    11. Salesi Funaki
    12. Andre Savelio
    13. Patrick Mago
    Interchange:
    14. Gerome Burns
    15. David Fifita
    16. Thomas Flegler
    17. Patrick Carrigan
    18. Myles Taueli
    19. Keenan Palasia
    20. Eddie Blacker
    21. Kotoni Staggs
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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Pookus McFly on Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:10 am

    @my tv broke wrote:Bennett pushed parker into retirement as soon as his fantasy outout started to slip.

    Re lodge, i offer you this. There are a fair few blokes in the NRL to have laid hands on a woman in the form of assualt, but Lodge aint one of them

    You are so right. I mean, I could never work out why attempted murderers even have to go to jail. Not like anybody got murdered in the end Laugh 3


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    Re: 2018 NRL.com Fantasy thread part 4

    Post by Milchcow on Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:11 am

    @my tv broke wrote:Bennett pushed parker into retirement as soon as his fantasy outout started to slip.

    Re lodge, i offer you this. There are a fair few blokes in the NRL to have laid hands on a woman in the form of assualt, but Lodge aint one of them

    What Lodge did was worse than what pretty much any other NRL player has done, with the possible exception of Robert Lui.

    How he escaped jail time is amazing.

    At least Packer served his time before coming back to the game

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