FOR THE first time, the AFL Fantasy finals series will be played in September and leagues will be managing their squads in an end to the season like no other.

Trade targets for the final four rounds should be made with the remaining fixture in mind.

Bachar Houli (DEF, $694,000) is a great defensive option with Fremantle as his opponent this week. After scoring 98 last round and a match up against the Dockers on Wednesday night, he is a great buy with an eye to the Crows in round 18; the Grand Final.

Roy and Calvin are keen on bringing in Tim Taranto (MID, $719,000) based on Adelaide and Melbourne being among the Giants' opponents in the last month.

The Traders talk through all the news that coaches need to be aware of for this condensed fixture and answer plenty of frequently asked questions at the smell of springtime, and finals time, is in the air.

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In this week’s episode …

3:20 - Round 14 Fantasy form watch.

7:10 - How The Traders went over the weekend.

13:30 - Roy's trade decision that has cost him a spot in the top 100.

16:55 - Breaking news including times to know for round 15.

20:30 - Injury issues for the week.

24:30 - Calvin updates the scale of hardness.

29:50 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page.

38:00 - Options for the concussed Josh Kelly.

45:30 - Is it ok to throw bench players?

55:15 - Best VC and C options for round 15.

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