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    NRL Fantasy 2019 Part 68

    Ben Marlin
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    Post by Ben Marlin on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:06 pm

    I’m currently ranked 417 up from 938 - the highest I’ve ever been from my 3 seasons of fantasy

    This is my team atm
    7 trades left and 28k itb

    Smith
    Fifita, Haas
    Lolo, Matterson, Murray
    Johnson, Brooks
    Nikora, Bateman
    Tedesco, Ponga, RTS

    McInnes
    Taukeiaho
    Twal
    Watson

    Tevaga
    Staggs
    Verrills
    Dearden

    Honest opinions, how high can I realistically finish?
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    Post by Guest on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:10 pm

    109th.
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    Post by Bethany_B on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:11 pm

    @Ben Marlin wrote:I’m currently ranked 417 up from 938 - the highest I’ve ever been from my 3 seasons of fantasy

    This is my team atm
    7 trades left and 28k itb

    Smith
    Fifita, Haas
    Lolo, Matterson, Murray
    Johnson, Brooks
    Nikora, Bateman
    Tedesco, Ponga, RTS

    McInnes
    Taukeiaho
    Twal
    Watson

    Tevaga
    Staggs
    Verrills
    Dearden

    Honest opinions, how high can I realistically finish?

    You've got plenty of trades left compared to the rest of us (I've got 5 left at 296th), and a good 17.

    I recommend you sell Dearden to DBrown at the very least, since you'll get some points and money while Dearden sits there injured
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    Post by filthridden on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:12 pm

    @Ben Marlin wrote:I’m currently ranked 417 up from 938 - the highest I’ve ever been from my 3 seasons of fantasy

    This is my team atm
    7 trades left and 28k itb

    Smith
    Fifita, Haas
    Lolo, Matterson, Murray
    Johnson, Brooks
    Nikora, Bateman
    Tedesco, Ponga, RTS

    McInnes
    Taukeiaho
    Twal
    Watson

    Tevaga
    Staggs
    Verrills
    Dearden

    Honest opinions, how high can I realistically finish?

    Honestly with seven trades left, I reckon you could easily find yourself in the top 200 maybe even in the top 100 with a few well timed trades and depending on how many key players cop injuries.
    All depends on what happens from here on in, having those trades in hand will play a big part for you
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    Post by Liverpool_Bulldog on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:14 pm

    Haha losing ranks in a bye round. That is a new low
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    Post by Ben Marlin on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:14 pm

    @Bethany_B wrote:

    You've got plenty of trades left compared to the rest of us (I've got 5 left at 296th), and a good 17.

    I recommend you sell Dearden to DBrown at the very least, since you'll get some points and money while Dearden sits there injured
    My plan was to downgrade Dearden to a 212k player and use that money to upgrade Watson > Cook
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    Post by Ben Marlin on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:16 pm

    @filthridden wrote:

    Honestly with seven trades left, I reckon you could easily find yourself in the top 200 maybe even in the top 100 with a few well timed trades and depending on how many key players cop injuries.
    All depends on what happens from here on in, having those trades in hand will play a big part for you
    Thanks mate
    Hopefully you’re right
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    Post by Liverpool_Bulldog on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:16 pm

    Haha losing ranks in a bye round. That is a new low
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    Post by standard-issue on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:16 pm

    @Liverpool_Bulldog wrote:Haha losing ranks in a bye round. That is a new low

    All balances out mate, didn't you make up good ground last bye?
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    Post by Guest on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:18 pm

    @Liverpool_Bulldog wrote:Haha losing ranks in a bye round. That is a new low

    cheer What a Face albino

    You’re still kicking though matey!
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    Post by Camo123 on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:18 pm

    Hoping Fanhub decide to find an extra 20 points for SJ on Thursday like they did with the 4 point upgrade for R15
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    Post by Liverpool_Bulldog on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:18 pm

    SI wrote:

    All balances out mate, didn't you make up good ground last bye?

    Yeah but not enough to sing and dance about. Traded hard to make up ground and going backwards is a kick in the gut
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    Post by Blain on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:21 pm

    I'm bloody desperate to get rid of Farah myself. Lost probably $200k on him now. Have Watson too, but he can turn it on in any position, he's a WFB for me so would need to go for Turbo to make a trade worthwhile. Probably will just hold him.. What's the word with Ponga? And Dearden.

    Who's thinking of a Surgess come back late in the season? Or are his fantasy days done. He's an easy 18th man option for me.
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    Post by Enchanted Glossy Flamingo on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:22 pm

    Went from 101st to 47th this round with a 650, 5 trades left but broke and worried about Watson, SJ & Papenhuyzen
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    Post by Ben Marlin on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:24 pm

    @Blain wrote:I'm bloody desperate to get rid of Farah myself. Lost probably $200k on him now. Have Watson too, but he can turn it on in any position, he's a WFB for me so would need to go for Turbo to make a trade worthwhile. Probably will just hold him.. What's the word with Ponga? And Dearden.  

    Who's thinking of a Surgess come back late in the season? Or are his fantasy days done. He's an easy 18th man option for me.
    Fainu and Burns are better 18th man options than Surgess in the same price bracket
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    Post by WT2K on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:25 pm

    Hoping no injury carnage during origin
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    Post by Verbal Kint on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:25 pm

    @my tv broke wrote:

    affraid cheer Drunk 2

    Lucky fuck

    Keep pushing mate. Going great!
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    Post by Johnny B Goode on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:27 pm

    @Ben Marlin wrote:I’m currently ranked 417 up from 938 - the highest I’ve ever been from my 3 seasons of fantasy

    This is my team atm
    7 trades left and 28k itb

    Smith
    Fifita, Haas
    Lolo, Matterson, Murray
    Johnson, Brooks
    Nikora, Bateman
    Tedesco, Ponga, RTS

    McInnes
    Taukeiaho
    Twal
    Watson

    Tevaga
    Staggs
    Verrills
    Dearden

    Honest opinions, how high can I realistically finish?

    Very high if you can work your way into getting Tommy T for Watson and SST out for another more consistent gun like Jakey T.

    Basically buy the Trbojevic's and you're golden.
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    Post by Eaglestar on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:35 pm

    After gaining 0 spots last week managed to gain 4 spots this week. 114th. 560 score.
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    Post by Blain on Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:42 pm

    @Ben Marlin wrote:
    Fainu and Burns are better 18th man options than Surgess in the same price bracket

    Good shout on Burns, getting him in for Dearden will give me coverage for Ponga. Watson can cover halves later in the season and possibly be my 18th man if Burns keeps his scores going..

    If I did above, I can spend about $670k for a Farah replacement in my 17 - If someone is putting their hand up as a keeper.. Fainu would be good but Koro isn't far off, and I don't have the trades to bother.

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