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    NRL Fantasy 2024 Part 3 - Half the height we want

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    Post by SandroTilocca Tue Feb 13, 2024 12:47 am

    Rabbits21 wrote:Couldn’t read article it was behind a paywall for the Australian but from Brent Read and he’s generally reliable, something about Burbo will start second row and Schuster bench on limited mins as he’s a bit out of shape and down on fitness.

    I might take Burbo in a centre loop to get a look at his score, potentially use Kris at centre then if Burbo doesn’t score well I can pivot to someone else besides Kris or something like that.


    could you link the article please, i should be able to access it
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    Post by SandroTilocca Tue Feb 13, 2024 12:49 am

    why is Sivo being considered as an option all of a sudden? averaged 31.3 last year, priced at 31. not exactly getting younger either
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    Post by Milchcow Tue Feb 13, 2024 12:56 am

    SandroTilocca wrote:why is Sivo being considered as an option all of a sudden? averaged 31.3 last year, priced at 31. not exactly getting younger either

    I don't think its "all of a sudden' his name has been around for as long as we've been planning the season.

    Averaged 40 in 2021/2, and has a favourable draw to start this year. Other than Penrith in R2 they have some easy games om paper in the first month, so people picking Sivo are just hoping for him to get a few tries in the opening month, make a bit of cash and then upgrade sometime before the Parra bye.
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    Post by OB Tue Feb 13, 2024 12:58 am

    SandroTilocca wrote:why is Sivo being considered as an option all of a sudden? averaged 31.3 last year, priced at 31. not exactly getting younger either

    I believe that people are thinking that last year was an outlier in average for him or that it may be worth gambling on him going for a run at start of year.

    2021 averaged 38.2
    2022 averaged 40 (but only played 12 games)
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    Post by SandroTilocca Tue Feb 13, 2024 1:00 am

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    Found the article


    https://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/nrl/nrl-round-1-team-news-ben-trbojevic-set-to-start-ahead-of-josh-schuster-in-las-vegas/news-story/2d9c7104f2fda7a39881e0e91ffb1c3f?amp
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    Post by Chewie Tue Feb 13, 2024 1:18 am

    SandroTilocca wrote:NRL Fantasy 2024 Part 3 - Half the height we want - Page 6 Screen11

    Found the article


    https://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/nrl/nrl-round-1-team-news-ben-trbojevic-set-to-start-ahead-of-josh-schuster-in-las-vegas/news-story/2d9c7104f2fda7a39881e0e91ffb1c3f?amp

    I'm not opposed to a bottom dollar Burbo on my EMG bench to start the season
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    Post by Chewie Tue Feb 13, 2024 1:24 am

    FWIW

    Early team draft

    Lussick
    Haas, Curran, Tatola
    Blore, Wong
    Cleary, Hynes
    Iro, Strange
    Pappy, Ponga, Walsh

    Piakura, Hughes, Flanagan, Weekes,
    Burbo, Stewart, Dunster, Galvin

    A bit WFB heavy at the moment and dirt cheap in the CTRs, but I don't mind it.
    I probably need to consider some HOK cover, but will review options after trials
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    Post by Alfie Tue Feb 13, 2024 1:50 am

    Chewie wrote:FWIW

    Early team draft

    Lussick
    Haas, Curran, Tatola
    Blore, Wong
    Cleary, Hynes
    Iro, Strange
    Pappy, Ponga, Walsh

    Piakura, Hughes, Flanagan, Weekes,
    Burbo, Stewart, Dunster, Galvin

    A bit WFB heavy at the moment and dirt cheap in the CTRs, but I don't mind it.
    I probably need to consider some HOK cover, but will review options after trials

    Bench looks a little light too Chewie, Hughes and Weekes won’t be touching my round 1 17 personally (they’ll unfortunately have to sneak in for byes). I think you’re gonna have to choose between Cleary and Hynes.
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    Post by Alfie Tue Feb 13, 2024 1:55 am

    So Burbo runs a few lines off Brooks against a 3rd string Bunnies and suddenly he’s locked a starting spot? Seibold came out and said Schuster had had an excellent pre-season, not sure how valid this article is.
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    Post by mickspicks Tue Feb 13, 2024 1:56 am

    Got to feel sorry for Reyno. Trying to tell Carrigan not to be a dumb kent and ends up having to face the media. Bronies to drop out of the 8 this year Wink
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    Post by White Lightning Tue Feb 13, 2024 1:56 am

    drew hutchison will start in halves with burton in the 1st trial this week
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    Post by Rabbit Tue Feb 13, 2024 1:56 am

    easytiger wrote:It shows how tame the offseason has been (not that it's a bad thing) that a couple of players having a bit of an allegedly drunken wrestle is big news.

    Exclusive footage of what occurred immediately prior:

    There is only one solution to this.

    Boot the Broncos from the comp. That includes the UK Broncos too, for having the same name.

    Broncos ..... a blight on the game since 1988.

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    Post by my tv broke Tue Feb 13, 2024 2:01 am

    Alfie wrote:So Burbo runs a few lines off Brooks against a 3rd string Bunnies and suddenly he’s locked a starting spot? Seibold came out and said Schuster had had an excellent pre-season, not sure how valid this article is.

    The article really says nothing at all of value
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    Post by Lemmy KGB Tue Feb 13, 2024 2:08 am

    Yeah, I kinda knew that's what the article would say.
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    Post by Chewie Tue Feb 13, 2024 2:17 am

    Alfie wrote:

    Bench looks a little light too Chewie, Hughes and Weekes won’t be touching my round 1 17 personally (they’ll unfortunately have to sneak in for byes). I think you’re gonna have to choose between Cleary and Hynes.

    Yeah, early days, a downgrade of guns to strengthen the bench will likely be on the cards. Will need a reasonable 18 players to start the season with the weekly bye
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    Post by Khany Tue Feb 13, 2024 3:05 am

    Any idea who benefits from Leilua's departure from the cowboys ?
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    Post by OB Tue Feb 13, 2024 3:08 am

    Khany wrote:Any idea who benefits from Leilua's departure from the cowboys ?

    Would have to be Luki?
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    Post by OB Tue Feb 13, 2024 3:16 am

    Probably Luki to big minutes and could mean that Finefeuiaki gets a more consistent bench spot, too.

    Also noticed that most games Finefeuiaki was on bench last year they had two 2nd rowers on the pine, could be a cash cow depending on how they play their bench.
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    Post by mickspicks Tue Feb 13, 2024 4:04 am

    Obbeats wrote:Probably Luki to big minutes and could mean that Finefeuiaki gets a more consistent bench spot, too.

    Also noticed that most games Finefeuiaki was on bench last year they had two 2nd rowers on the pine, could be a cash cow depending on how they play their bench.

    Im guessing cows have offered a new deal to Finefeuiaki as well

    Leilua probably dug his own grave on the Drink Driving charge.
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    Post by Guest Tue Feb 13, 2024 4:17 am

    mickspicks wrote:



    Leilua probably dug his own grave on the Drink Driving charge.


    Anyone charging a bloke for being .002% over the limit is the real criminal.
    Lucy is surplus to requirements and is looking to jump to a longer contract before being pushed, win for both teams imo.

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