THE QUICK turnaround between rounds due to condensed fixtures can be a positive for coaches who have had a tough week.

The Traders are licking their wounds after some disappointing performances in the first week of finals.

Finals were disappointed by some poor scores from the some of the most selected players in Fantasy Classic. The second and third most selected players, Lachie Whitfield (52) and Dustin Martin (28), scored well below their usual output.

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The Traders' Fantasy preview: round 16

Roy names some bargains to consider for the semi-finals

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Winners of the qualifying finals will skip round 16 after booking their place in the preliminary finals. The losers of the qualifiers and the winners of the elimination finals will play off this week for a spot in the round 17 prelims.

Roy, Calvin and Warnie chat through the key tips for coaches playing this round to keep their season alive and some advice for those with the week off on this week’s episode of the Official AFL Fantasy Podcast.

Listen to the AFL Fantasy Podcast with The Traders at Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts.

In this week’s episode …

1:00 - Roy laments trading Jack Crisp, the highest scoring player of round 15.
5:30 - How The Traders went last round.
10:00 - Warnie's captain Lachie Whitfield only scored 52.
15:30 - Trade strategy for coaches with the round off.
20:15 - Could you trade Andrew McGrath and Luke Shuey to Jack Redden?
24:00 - Best averages on the byes.
27:30 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter and like the Official AFL Fantasy Facebook page.
32:05 - Who do you pick out of Jack Crisp and Tom Stewart?
37:00 - Do you trade Stephen Coniglio?
40:00 - Calvin's VC and C tips for round 16.
45:30 - Last-minute advice for the semi-finals.

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