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    Post by No Worries Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:54 am

    @Rabbits21 wrote:My reply to Rhinoceroo from previous thread.

    Oh and 1st by the way  Cool

    I think RTS will score way more than 5 tries this year and will be sniffing around the ruck with plenty of chances to attack off this improved and big Warriors pack.

    That’s why I picked him in my first draft.

    Holmes I’m still a bit iffy on..... not fully convinced on him.

    Hard to go past a good ruck sniffer. Any chance he's training down the house, at peak fitness or has GPS data off the chart ?
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    Post by my tv broke Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:55 am

    @my tv broke wrote:

    Yep, this is about the only take away. You can't win the comp in the first six rounds but you can kill it with dud "pods". You make your big moves mid season

    Altho in saying that id probably still pick the guy i think will score better, so, i dunno
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    Post by multiple.scoregasms Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:16 am

    @my tv broke wrote:

    Altho in saying that id probably still pick the guy i think will score better, so, i dunno

    Bold strategy trying to pick the player that will score the most points
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    Post by rhinoceroo Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:24 am

    Who do we think might benefit from the turnover tackle rule (as opposed to the strip)? I hope it rewards proper big tackles and doesn't just give points to whichever three players happen to be there when someone forces a duff offload.

    Not something I've paid attention to before, but which players benefit? Aggressive forwards like JWH and NAS plus the Tafua-type wingers who run in off the edges to smash people? Of the fantasy-relevant maybe Tino and Tolo?
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    Post by Chewie Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:32 am

    @multiple.scoregasms wrote:Surprised Grant is so popular. He was sneaky on my list instead of Cook due to a few lower minute games where he spent time on the bench

    @my tv broke wrote:I think if it ain't Cook, its Grant for me. I will probably convince myself to go Grant anyway by the time round 1 rolls around when I'm trying to find that extra 30k to fill a cashie spot

    Grant also plays round 13, which is a plus


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    Post by Camo123 Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:36 am

    @Chewie wrote:



    Grant also plays round 13, which is a plus

    Surely guaranteed to be in Origin????
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    Post by Chewie Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:37 am

    @Camo123 wrote:

    Surely guaranteed to be in Origin????

    you think?
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    Post by mattnz Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:40 am

    I thought my initial team was really mainstream this season, but still have 12 players with < 10% ownership.
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    Post by Chewie Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:40 am

    @Camo123 wrote:

    Surely guaranteed to be in Origin????

    I'm expecting CS9 to do a John Farnham and return to SOO this season
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    Post by my tv broke Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:43 am

    @multiple.scoregasms wrote:

    Bold strategy trying to pick the player that will score the most points

    haha it sounds so stupid but I see people agonise over decisions and ownership %'ers and pods and upcoming draw and minutes and, its like, just apply the KISS principle
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    Post by Mr Snrub Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:43 am

    @Chewie wrote:

    I'm expecting CS9 to do a John Farnham and return to SOO this season

    If he didn't come back to guide "the worst ever QLD team" he'll never come back.
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    Post by No Worries Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:46 am

    @Chewie wrote:

    I'm expecting CS9 to do a John Farnham and return to SOO this season

    So he's going to play park footy then come back to help out he's mate Slater ?
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    Post by Chewie Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:54 am

    @No Worries wrote:

    So he's going to play park footy then come back to help out he's mate Slater ?

    who knows? it remains a mystery

    Palpatine made a surprise comeback
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    Post by wolfking Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:01 am

    @Chewie wrote:

    you think?

    Yes.
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    Post by my tv broke Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:03 am

    Grant will win the Dally M
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    Post by Fortitude Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:06 am

    @mattnz wrote:I thought my initial team was really mainstream this season, but still have 12 players with < 10% ownership.

    I cant tell if youre saying this ironically. Its been open for about 7 minutes....

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    Post by Reklaw Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:11 am

    Hey chaps, good to be back with you lot of losers for another year of fantasy. Looks like a lot of early favourites and a bunch of value already. Ready to make a million version of the team before I get to watch the dragons suck all year.
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    Post by ytsb Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:12 am

    @mattnz wrote:I thought my initial team was really mainstream this season 10 minutes, but still have 12 players with < 10% ownership.

    Welcome back fam. If I have to burn 6 trades at centre due to injury again this season it will be my last. Was going to start with Latrell this year but have not seen any indication he is training the house down and it seems there are some juicier prospects i.e. Averillo this year.
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    Post by easytiger Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:16 am

    Coen Hess with this years reason why he'll be fantasy relevant;

    "Meanwhile, back-rower Coen Hess has declared "there's no time for excuses" as he prepares for his seventh NRL season.

    The Queensland representative is keen to take on a bigger leadership role to help the Cowboys return to finals contention."

    *Okay, so he didn't actually say anything about Fantasy, but we all know the Hess trap...
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    Post by Chewie Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:18 am

    @my tv broke wrote:Grant will win the Dally M


    I would expect Grant to increase his try assists and line break assists a fair bit this season.

    I just did a comparison of Grant and CS9 on this fancy site footystatistics.com (I highly recommend this website)

    Grant only had 5 TAs and 6 LBAs in 15 games (27 fantasy points or 1.8 ppg)
    Cameron Smith had 15 TAs and 15 LBAs in 16 games (105 fantasy points or 6.6 ppg)


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