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AFL.com.au's Fantasy experts, Roy, Calvin and Warnie, deliver a podcast full of tips to help you have a successful (and fun) Fantasy season. read less
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Oh, Errol and Sexy Flanders, R14 trade tips, Roy's Rollin' 22
4d ago
Oh, Errol and Sexy Flanders, R14 trade tips, Roy's Rollin' 22
Did you trade in Errol? Did you make Flanders your captain? It was a big round for those who answered yes to those questions. There were some other things - good and bad - that affected Fantasy scoring this weekend. The Traders chat through it all. They look ahead to round 14 trades and Roy reveals his Rollin' 22. Episode guide 1:10 - Roy is certain to win a hat. 3:00 - It was a nervous wait for Calvin to see his captain Max Gawn play after Sam Flanders' big 163. 5:20 - Tom Green was Warnie's -3 after bringing him in. 8:50 - Was it a bad call for Calvin to trade out Tristan Xerri for Rowan Marshall? 12:30 - Zac Fisher should be ok after sitting out the end of his game. 17:00 - Where are the tags going in round 14? 20:25 - A big score is coming from Dayne Zorko in the St Kilda match up. 28:30 - Luke Ryan will be a popular option this week. 32:45 - At a super-cheap price, is Jy Simpkin an option? 37:20 - Billy Dowling is the downgrade to get if you don't have him. 42:00 - Early trade ideas from the boys. 43:20 - Roy reveals his Rollin' 22. 47:45 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 50:30 - Who goes first? Clayton Oliver or Jake Soligo. 54:10 - Is Bodhi Uwland a stepping stone player? 57:15 - "The MIDs are the biggest issue". 59:30 - Thank you to everyone who has tuned into our 700 episodes of the podcast. - - - - Find more from Roy, Calvin and Warnie. Click here for more content from The Traders. Like AFL Fantasy on Facebook. Follow @AFLFantasy on Instagram. Follow @AFLFantasy on X.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tom Green in, Harley Reid out, bye upgrade trades
Jun 3 2024
Tom Green in, Harley Reid out, bye upgrade trades
Round 13 trading is all about getting players who have had their bye. Warnie is keen to bring in Tom Green, but there are plenty of options to consider across every line. They boys chat through these including what to do with the suspended Harley Reid. Episode guide 1:00 - How the boys scored in round 12. 2:10 - Calvin gives Marcus Bontempelli his +3. 6:30 - Clayton Oliver gets Roy's -3. 8:50 - Five votes in the Michael Barlow Medal went to Oliver Dempsey. 13:40 - Sam Flanders had an early scare to come back on to score 113. 14:15 - Is there anything to worry about for Jordan Dawson owners? 17:30 - Tag watch for this week. 19:15 - Harley Reid has been suspended for two weeks. 22:10 - Will the Crows unlease Billy Dowling after his SANFL form? 26:00 - Lachie Whitfield is a target as a defender. 30:45 - Are there any questions about Tom Green and his form? 33:25 - "If I've gone this long without Isaac Heeney..." 37:20 - Do you go a cheap Zac Fisher over a premium? 41:20 - Are there any rookie options to grab? 44:10 - The Traders' round 13 trades. 45:00 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 48:25 - Have the rucks been solid enough this year? 53:10 - Jake Soligo should be fine this week. 58:00 - Could you go with Luke Davies-Uniacke? - - - - Find more from Roy, Calvin and Warnie. Click here for more content from The Traders. Like AFL Fantasy on Facebook. Follow @AFLFantasy on Instagram. Follow @AFLFantasy on X.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Bye trade strategy, jumping at VC and C shadows, Cal's big fall
May 27 2024
Bye trade strategy, jumping at VC and C shadows, Cal's big fall
The last weekend before the byes was eventful with Calvin having a shocker! What could've gone wrong, went wrong. From trade targets, captains and his usual gun performers, it was a week to forget for Calvinator. Attention turns to the bye rounds. Roy, Calvin and Warnie chat through the best way to use your three trades as you try to get the best 18 on for each of the next four weeks. Episode guide 0:40 - A week is a long time in Fantasy football. 4:00 - Calvin dropped 6000 spots off the back of his 1944. 6:10 - Rowan Marshall didn't do exactly what we wanted as captain. 9:30 - Warnie gives Cal's ruck trade out Tristan Xerri his +3. 11:15 - No worries with Max Gawn after his fitness test. 17:40 - Jeremy Sharp gets the five votes in the Michael Barlow Medal. 21:00 - An early ankle injury limited Connor Rozee's output. 26:15 - Kaleb Smith might be a $200k defender to watch out for. 28:10 - The only DPP worth discussing is Travis Boak... but Roy isn't happy. 32:20 - Tips for managing the bye rounds. 35:50 - Targets coming off the round 12 bye include Josh Dunkley and Zac Fisher. 41:05 - Which players can go when their bye comes? 49:00 - The Traders' trades and most popular moves. 50:30 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 55:00 - Does Jake Soligo need to go? 59:10 - Do you hold Connor Rozee or do you move on? - - - - Find more from Roy, Calvin and Warnie. Click here for more content from The Traders. Like AFL Fantasy on Facebook. Follow @AFLFantasy on Instagram. Follow @AFLFantasy on X.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Getting Sexy back, Fisher the man, bye-rounds eve
May 20 2024
Getting Sexy back, Fisher the man, bye-rounds eve
Calvin is on top of the world after having his best round of the year! Any Dayne Zorko owner will be with him, but if you've got Rowan Marshall, then life is pretty good. However, the round was all about the start of it... Alex Sexton. We hear about that move and why it is still in play, why Zac Fisher should be considered and plenty of other options for round 11 as we are just one week away from the mid-season byes. Episode guide 1:05 - Calvin rocketed up 2500 spots after a cracking round. 3:30 - Warnie fired a rocket to get Zak Butters (and his team) going in the last quarter. 5:00 - "One of the greatest trade ins" - Alex Sexton was the big name of the Fantasy weekend. 8:30 - Some lessons from Warnie about trades include always pick the cheaper guy and trade one week injuries. 10:25 - Max Gawn gets Roy's -3. 14:20 - Three teams scored 2500+ in round 10. 15:40 - Jeremy Sharp is now the leader in the Michael Barlow Medal. 18:50 - Did Harry Sheezel get a few more minutes in the backline off the back of a defensive injury. 22:00 - The mid-season byes are a week away. Warnie explains the rules and strategy. 29:25 - Is Alex Sexton a must-have? 32:15 - Despite the bye, can you select Zac Fisher? 35:00 - Matt Kennedy could be a FWD option to consider. 42:00 - "He's someone you can consider at that price" - Roy is confident on Will Day. 44:30 - The most traded players are revealed with the early moves from The Traders discussed. 46:20 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 52:30 - Reece is challenging Calvin at his captain picking. 55:20 - Roy is keen to trade Tom Powell on his bye. 59:25 - Can you trade Tim English out to get Rowan Marshall in? - - - - Find more from Roy, Calvin and Warnie. Click here for more content from The Traders. Like AFL Fantasy on Facebook. Follow @AFLFantasy on Instagram. Follow @AFLFantasy on X.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sell high on Sheezel, launch into Oliver, Cal's Scale of Hardness
May 13 2024
Sell high on Sheezel, launch into Oliver, Cal's Scale of Hardness
The mid-season byes are approaching and looking at fixture is what Cal's Scale of Hardness is all about. He reveals some of the key takeaways from the first nine rounds when it comes to how Fantasy points are scored against clubs. Roy, Calvin and Warnie discuss what to do with Harry Sheezel and other rookies. Episode guide 2:00 - Scoring over 2200 for those in the top couple of thousand was a must. 4:40 - Jack Steele had no knee strapping and his score was big! 6:30 - Calvin brought in Jack Sinclair for a poor score. 10:15 - Jimmy's tale of woe from fifth to 120th overall in a week. 11:30 - Cash Cow of the Year votes. 17:00 - Ryley Sanders had a huge day in the VFL. 20:00 - Cal's Scale of Hardness is discussed. 25:20 - Is there a world we trade Harry Sheezel out? 29:50 - Do you take Clayton Oliver or Christian Petracca? 36:00 - Any Rowan Marshall traders need to look away. 41:30 - Which rookies need to go and who comes in? 44:20 - Half-back tags are an issue. 46:30 - Roy is trading out Harley Reid. 47:15 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 53:00 - Calvin ranks the weasels. 55:50 - Matt Roberts to Zak Butters or Clayton Oliver and cash? 59:30 - Is James Harmes an option? - - - - Find more from Roy, Calvin and Warnie. Click here for more content from The Traders. Like AFL Fantasy on Facebook. Follow @AFLFantasy on Instagram. Follow @AFLFantasy on X.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Fantasy havoc feat. Rozee, Green, Yeo ... and more
May 6 2024
Fantasy havoc feat. Rozee, Green, Yeo ... and more
It was a weekend of dramas. It started with Connor Rozee's hamstring (again) and it kept coming as Zac Williams was subbed out with a hamstring, Tom Green's day ended very early due to an ankle, Elliot Yeo hurt his goind, Jye Caldwell had a tight calf... and the most popular captains didn't fire. Join Roy, Calvin and Warnie for a group therapy session as we look to rebuild for next round. Episode guide 1:00 - A late Dayne Zorko handball saw Calvin crack 2000 in a tough weekend. 5:15 - Andrew Brayshaw gets Roy's +3 after three weeks of -3s. 8:20 - Owners of Connor Rozee shared a lot of pain. 12:00 - Fantasy poetry. 15:00 - A big couple of weeks for Darcy Wilson helped him rocket up the Michael Barlow Medal leaderboard. 18:05 - Will Tom Green play this week? 24:00 - Roy was shattered about Jye Caldwell being subbed out. 28:25 - "They'll be extinct soon". 31:10 - Warnie likes Caleb Serong because of his bye. 38:20 - Dylan Moore could be a forward option, although there are a few flags. 41:30 - What are the outcomes for coaches who brought in Jordon Sweet? 44:00 - The Traders reveal their moves ahead of round nine. 45:45 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 49:25 - What strategy should you go with is you have dodged bullets? Is it a midfielder or defender? 53:50 - "Not one part of the weekend was fun". 58:20 - Luke Ryan or Nick Daicos? 59:50 - Would you do the sideways trade of Matt Roberts to Colby McKercher? - - - - Find more from Roy, Calvin and Warnie. Click here for more content from The Traders. Like AFL Fantasy on Facebook. Follow @AFLFantasy on Instagram. Follow @AFLFantasy on X.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rozee's hammy, Marshall's knee, Powell's role and Fantasy frauds
Apr 29 2024
Rozee's hammy, Marshall's knee, Powell's role and Fantasy frauds
What a weekend?! We had five days of footy and the pain for some coaches was extended across the round. Connor Rozee's hamstring will be a big watch ahead of Thursday's Showdown while the fitness of Saints Rowan Marshall and Jack Steele will have us guessing. Then there were the role changes to Dayne Zorko and Tom Powell. Oh - and let's not forget about the rookies who underperformed! Plenty discussed as we gear up for round eight. Episode guide 2:00 - Scoring over 2000 was far from a disaster. 4:45 - Calvin was stoked with Nat Fyfe's 118 on the weekend. 6:50 - Three times in a row Roy gives Andrew Brayshaw the -3. 10:15 - 2286 won the week, but most good scores for the round were from lowly ranked teams. 12:30 - Colby McKercher gets the five votes in the Michael Barlow Medal. 13:30 - News for the week is headlined by Connor Rozee's hamstring. 19:20 - Does Elliot Yeo get a rest? 23:00 - Do role changes for Dayne Zorko, Nic Martin and Tom Powell cause any concern? 28:20 - Calvin discusses the top 10 forward options to bring in based on set criteria. 33:00 - Is Dylan Moore the guy to grab? 35:55 - Would you buy Jack Macrae over Isaac Heeney for the $200k in the bank? 38:50 - Which rookies should be shipped off? 43:45 - Jordon Sweet can come into teams under select circumstances. 48:00 - The most popular trades ahead of round eight with Roy, Calvin and Warnie's moves. 49:35 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 55:15 - Touk Miller versus Rory Laird. 59:30 - Who do you trust more on field Sam Clohesy or Will Graham? - - - - Find more from Roy, Calvin and Warnie. Click here for more content from The Traders. Like AFL Fantasy on Facebook. Follow @AFLFantasy on Instagram. Follow @AFLFantasy on X.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
New DPPs, back to best 22, navigating Anzac round
Apr 22 2024
New DPPs, back to best 22, navigating Anzac round
Round six was the last of the early bye round and plenty of coaches were happy to have best 18. We're back to our normal rules this week and The Traders help you navigate the Anzac round that features an early start with a Wednesday night game. Roy, Calvin and Warnie chat through the new dual-position players and help you with the key info and trade advice for round seven. Episode guide 1:30 - Roy and Warnie climbed the rankings, but Calvin didn't. 4:00 - Zak Butters was the best captain of the trio after his big first quarter. 8:15 - Two weeks in a row, Roy gives Andrew Brayshaw his negative three. 14:00 - Post-early byes team stocktake. 19:45 - Cash Cow votes and Matt Roberts extends his lead. 21:00 - News featuring injuries to Tom Stewart, Hayden Young and Zac Williams. 25:00 - Ryley Sanders was Bevo'd again. 28:30 - Calvin flags what could happen to Harry Sheezel. 31:00 - Make Max Gawn your VC this week. 34:00 - Dual-position player updates are discussed. 39:15 - Are there any new FWDs worth considering? 45:30 - Errol Gulden and Sam Walsh are still value midfield picks. 48:20 - Can we go with Jack Macrae? 51:00 -Most traded and The Traders' round seven moves. 53:20 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 58:20 - Nick Daicos is the best DEF/MID to grab under $900k. 1:01:30 - Who do you pick? Jye Caldwell or Taylor Adams. - - - - Find more from Roy, Calvin and Warnie. Click here for more content from The Traders. Like AFL Fantasy on Facebook. Follow @AFLFantasy on Instagram. Follow @AFLFantasy on X.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.