Round 19 gave us a mixed bag of scores as several premiums delivered when required like Jackson Macrae, Clayton Oliver and Rory Laird while Sam Walsh, Zach Merrett and Darcy Parish were well held out of the game thanks to defensive taggers.
As the 2021 SuperCoach season winds down and some coaches lament missing league finals, we felt it was the perfect time to get philosophical about the fundamentals to having a good season.
After another week of limited state league matches, a nine goal-haul from Gold Coast Academy product Joel Jeffrey headlines the weekend action, while Nakia Cockatoo continues to push.
Dustin Martin and Josh Kelly’s injuries have thrown a spanner in the works for coaches, although last round’s COVID chaos arguably overshadowed that, but is the latter something you can plan for?
Round 18 was an eventful round with the most popular SuperCoach selection Dustin Martin sustaining a very nasty season ending injury, plus the GWS-Sydney isolation news caused chaos.
With no VFL football on the weekend the attention turns to the WAFL and SANFL. Xavier Duursma showed his class for Port Adelaide and Matt Crouch put in a trademark performance in his return from injury.
The season keeps on getting better for many coaches with chunky scores of up to 2800 were scored in SuperCoach as well as 2400+ in AFL Fantasy last round.
In the shadow of glory, there’s always tales behind the success. In our Honeyball Magazine earlier this year we spoke to the 2020 AFL Fantasy and SuperCoach winners and those who’d sat top of the rankings too.
A number of rookies continue to push their case for selection, while GWS could be welcoming back their captain this week after another strong performance.
This week was a real defining week for overall ranking with the likes of Dangerfield, Parish and Darcy all going absolutely ballistic on the weekend which saw some scores of up to 2700 in SuperCoach.
Generating cash to make those final upgrades is becoming increasingly hard while Patrick Dangerfield looms large as a value option but is he worth it? We’ve asked the experts for both AFL Fantasy and SuperCoach.
Some big names and popular fantasy players returned from injury for GWS and Port Adelaide, while North Melbourne could be welcoming some senior players back into the fold.
In Round 15 we had a mammoth of high scores from premium selections which saw SuperCoach scores of up to 2400 being the “average”. Heck I even scored 2467 and only went up 300 odd spots!
It’s crazy to think there’s only eight rounds left in the AFL Fantasy season but that’s the reality so it’s time to complete your side and make a few unique moves. But that’s always difficult so we’ve asked the gurus.
Some emerging stars showed their class at the lower levels this week pushing their claims for a recall, while some senior players returned from injury for North Melbourne and Brisbane.
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