ONE OF the big decisions facing AFL Fantasy Classic coaches is who to pick in the rucks.
Most appear to be locking in Brodie Grundy (RUC, $906,000) as their number one ruckman as he is currently the second most selected player. There are, however, plenty of options for that second spot. Whether it is a set-and-forget option or some value chasing.
The Traders look at whether Reilly O’Brien (RUC, $709,000) or Scott Lycett (RUC, $619,000) are potentially under-priced. Or could they consider a super-cheap option in Sam Jacobs (RUC, $514,000) or Nic Naitanui (RUC, $471,000).
Roy, Calvin and Warnie reveal their ruck rankings as they get set for Fantasy Draft launching this week.
In this week’s episode …
The South Australian clubs will be relevant for Fantasy coaches this season with plenty of personnel changes including Matthew Nicks as coach of Adelaide and new look ruck departments for both teams. AFL.com.au’s Lee Gaskin joins The Traders for a chat about all of the goings on at the Crows and Power this pre-season as he pieces together his Fantasy Classic team.
1:00 - The AFL Record is out now. Grab your copy!
2:40 - Craig's 2019 captains tips are better than Calvin's.
9:00 - Harley Bennell (MID, $224,000) has signed with the Demons.
11:40 - Lee Gaskin joins The Traders.
12:00 - Reilly O'Brien looks to be the lone ruckman at the Crows.
15:00 - Is Scott Lycett an option?
17:20 - Chayce Jones looks to add more midfield minutes this year.
19:30 - Dan Houston should run through the Power midfield as will Brad Ebert in the absence of Ollie Wines.
21:30 - Roy wants to know more about Tom Rockliff, but Lee is cautious.
27:00 - Some basement priced players at the Dockers that could be options.
32:20 - Calvin is struggling to pick his R2.
38:50 - Roy and Warnie share the same second ruck while Calvin has gone cheaper.
40:40 - Warnie's ruck draft rankings.
43:30 - Questions from social media.
46:05 – Should James Sicily be in more than six per cent of teams?
51:30 – The Traders name some point of differences in fewer than five per cent of teams.
58:10 – What does Jack Macrae need to do to be snouted as an AFL Fantasy pig?