AFL Fantasy with The Traders

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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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Cash cow crisis? Who gets DPP? Value trade targets.
1w ago
Cash cow crisis? Who gets DPP? Value trade targets.
Round five was one for the books. We saw some premiums have some almighty falls and plans have been thrown out by injuries and substitutions to some of our key cash cows. What are the plans ahead of round six, the last of our early byes? Is a double downgrade on the cards or do we try to hit up the value that is available? Roy, Calvin and Warnie are here for a bumber episode. Episode guide 0:30 - Warnie ate the elephant is is now 100 points ahead of Calvin. 3:45 - Harry Sheezel's 159 is celebrated. 6:15 - Roy isn't happy about selecting Andrew Brayshaw this week. 9:15 - Round five brought about some Fantasy horror stories. 14:00 - Will Graham gets the five votes in the Cash Cow of the Year. 18:00 - Calvin shares his personal experience in regards to Colby McKercher's bruised sternum. 22:10 - Possible dual-position players that will come into the game after this week are discussed. 27:00 - Is this the week of the double downgrade? 31:30 - How many Roos are too many as Blake Drury and Bigoa Nyuon put up their hands as cash cows. 35:50 - Sam Walsh is a great pick this week. 43:00 - Most traded and The Traders' current trade plans. 45:00 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 50:20 - Should we trade Tom Green or Caleb Serong? 54:50 - Can Jordan Dawson go? 58:10 - Who goes out of Zac Fisher and Zac Williams? - - - - 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.
Jordon's swan song? Flanders the next Sexy-back? Get Zork on your fork?
08-04-2024
Jordon's swan song? Flanders the next Sexy-back? Get Zork on your fork?
There's plenty to chat about coming out of Gather Round. The Pies and Swans have the bye and we'll be without big dogs like Nick Daicos, Isaac Heeney and Brodie Grundy. What are the key trade plans this week? Move on James Jordon? Get to Sam Flanders or Dayne Zorko? Do we need to get Sam Clohesy? Roy, Calvin and Warnie cover plenty in a bumper episode. Episode Guide 1:00 - Warnie took a few more bites of the elephant. 3:50 - Calvin doesn't have any player in the top five ranked Fantasy players. 7:15 - Tom Green only scored 88 this week. 9:45 - With more than 20 mins on the bench in the last quarter, Massimo D'Ambrosio gets Warnie's negative three. 14:00 - Jeremy Sharp got the five votes in the Michael Barlow Medal after racking up a ton. 18:30 - The Bulldogs' sub duo of Jack Macrae and Caleb Daniel were Warnie's first two forwards selected in Draft. 21:00 - Which bye players do you hold and trade? 25:15 - "James Jordon to Sam Flanders" is the ideal trade this week" ... but what is Roy's flag? 29:00 - Gold Coast rookie Sam Clohesy is almost the must-have of the week. 36:00 - Is there a worry with Rowan Marshall after Ross Lyon's comments? 41:00 - Charlie Comben is an option under $400k after scoring 107. 44:30 - Most traded players and The Traders' early moves are revealed. 46:30 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 49:10 - "I cannot tick off Jeremy McGovern". 56:00 - Calvin suggests Touk Miller is an under-priced premium. 58:30 - Jordan Clark has been a great player this year with his 90 scores every week. 59:10 - Can we trade a gun rookie? - - - - 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.
GWS/GC bye, Sexton forward, Fyfe subbed, Daicos quiet, fixing issues
25-03-2024
GWS/GC bye, Sexton forward, Fyfe subbed, Daicos quiet, fixing issues
The tables have turned as Calvin sits at the bottom of The Traders' weekly rankings. Will it get any better as GWS and Gold Coast have the bye this week? The boys chat through the key trade issues and how to tackle the upcoming bye round featuring some of the top scorers so far this year. Episode guide 0:40 - "It was a disaster for team Calvinator". 3:15 - You can share your league match up result via the website and app. 5:25 - Alex Sexton scored just 49 after moving forward. 9:35 - Cash Cow of the Year sees Harvey Thomas getting five votes. 12:20 - Will Riley Bonner have selection issues? 14:50 - Why was Nat Fyfe subbed out of the game? 18:45 - Jack Macrae had 47 disposals in the VFL. 22:20 - What is the strategy with Giants and Suns on the bye? 29:00 - Do you jump on Hayden Young? 32:20 - Nick Daicos is an issue for owners after his 61-point game. 35:15 - The pick of the cheap defenders is Massimo D'Ambrosio. 42:30 - Most popular trades and The Traders' moves which all include getting in Tom Powell. 43:40 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 52:20 - Can you trade Marcus Bontempelli or do you back him in? 54:45 - The final call on what to do with Jai Newcombe. 57:00 - Jack Steele v Zak Butters. - - - - 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.
Grundy to Xerri? Fix up trades, must-have cash cows
18-03-2024
Grundy to Xerri? Fix up trades, must-have cash cows
Roy, Calvin and Warnie are back ready to go after an eventful round one which saw Calvinator up towards the top, and the Warne Dawgs down near the bottom. The boys chat through how to use your trades this week, the best rookies to have and answer plenty of your questions. Episode guide 2:00 - Calvin takes pride in Warnie's poor start to the year. 6:20 - Roy names up Max Gawn as his best player of the week. 10:00 - Marcus Bontempelli didn't perform as Warnie expected. 13:30 - Cash Cow of the Year votes with Colby McKercher gaining the five votes. 15:00 - News of the week. 19:30 - What to do with Brodie Grundy. 25:00 - Who do we hold or fold after a poor round one showing - including Jai Newcombe, Connor Budarick and Cam Mackenzie. 28:00 - Ollie Wines was the fourth banana. 31:25 - What is the best rookie structure in the midfield? 35:50 - Roy has Matt Crouch at the top of his mid-priced player list to consider. 40:00 - Who are the most traded players so far this week? 42:15 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 47:20 - Is it better to get a rookie (Jeremy Sharp) or a mid-priced player (Nat Fyfe)? 51:30 - Are there any standout performers from round one that we should be cautious with? 55:55 - Is Marcus Bontempelli worth a rage trade? - - - - 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.
Best Cash Cows, AFL Fantasy lockout week, Opening Round wonderings
10-03-2024
Best Cash Cows, AFL Fantasy lockout week, Opening Round wonderings
It is a start to an AFL Fantasy season like no other! A look at players in actual games of footy before we lock them in? The issue is the early byes with the Opening Round players. The Traders chat through their takeaways from the games and how scores on the weekend may change their starting teams. Hayden Young joined the boys to talk about his team (join his league: RE3D9CN2) before it all kicks off in round one. Episode guide 2:00 - Roy and Cal have swung around on Brodie Grundy after watching Swans v Demons. 4:05 - Just to reiterate, there will be double price rises after lockout lifts following round one. 6:50 - "We know he can do it" - Who is picking Isaac Heeney? 9:40 Where does Matt Roberts sit? 11:40 - Christian Salem had midfield time. 15:00 - Sad news with Sam Docherty and Keidean Coleman going down with ACLs. 16:20 - Any dramas with selecting Zac Williams? 19:50 - Matt Rowell was big in the midfield. 21:40 - What does the Suns' backline look like? Can points flow for all of Alex Sexton, Connor Budarick and Will Powell? 24:45 - Can we do it with Lachie Whitfield who has the round three bye? 28:50 - What's the verdict on Nick Daicos? 31:40 - What cash cows are there in the backline? 33:10 - Two or three rookies in the midfield? Colby McKercher, Ryley Sanders and Matt Roberts the key names. 35:00 - The forward line has a lot of names worth picking under $300k. 39:40 - Hayden Young joins the podcast. Join his league: RE3D9CN2. 43:20 - "Just launch" - Young says to get on Nat Fyfe. 44:30 - How many weeks will Sean Darcy miss? 47:40 - Sam Flanders makes the Young Guns. 50:45 - Tips for lockout week with timing of all the key information. - - - - 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.
Opening Round Fantasy preview, LJ at F1, your questions
06-03-2024
Opening Round Fantasy preview, LJ at F1, your questions
It's a season like no other with Opening Round and our 'free' look at eight teams before the AFL Fantasy officially commences in round one. Roy, Calvin and Warnie preview the first four games of the season with the players to watch that could make your Fantasy team. There's plenty to discuss including your questions to be answered. >>> Register now for AFL Fantasy 2024 Episode guide 1:30 - Calvin has had his eye in this pre-season. 3:15 - Is Brodie Grundy still on the radar? 7:30 - Keidean Coleman and Zac Williams are both in Roy's team. 10:10 - What do we need to see from Alex Sexton? 12:30 - What score would make Nick Daicos a starter? 14:30 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter, @aflfantasy on Instagram and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 18:00 - Do we pick Luke Jackson now that Sean Darcy is out? 25:00 - Will The Traders' team be vanilla this year? 28:15 - Is there a small flag on Zac Fisher? 32:30 - Can you start with two million dollar midfielders? 38:00 - Is Jordan De Goey being overlooked? 40:25 - Where does Ollie Wines rank compared to Matt Crouch? 45:10 - How Calvin splits pairs of players. 46:20 - What was the 2023 AFL Fantasy Classic winner's rookie structure at round one? - - - - 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.