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Leroy

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Hoping you'll like this question Rowsus...

You love a 'Dimma' gambit - trading out an overpriced player that is seen as a must have (mods can move this question to that thread if it's better there).

The question is: How far overpriced compared to what a player will score for the remainder of the season is a good point for trading them out? Does a players 'Captainability' effect this?

I'll probably get pilloried for this, but if Neale goes big against the Dons this week he could be nearly $700k by R6 or 7. I'm considering trading him down to a slow starting premo and unlocking nearly 200k of value, which is enough to upgrade a rookie straight from the bench to another premo, perhaps on the forward line.

Two for the price of one, without culling a high-scoring on-field rookie... how much does Neale need to drop in price to make trading him back in after his bye worth the hassle?
 

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Hey Rows,

What are your plans for Darling and English?
Darling I know as a KPP we usually have to enjoy the ride and he could come out and kick 6 this week.
English just seems to be fair and not making any cash.
I have no idea what to do with them.

Cheers
 
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Hey Rowsus

Would love to get your thoughts on the guys that have started well and appear “must haves”.

Guys like Lloyd and Neale for example have scored well above their expectations and their price points in the first 3 rounds.

The questions I have are :
1. How can we identify whether this is a hot patch to start the year or the ‘new norm’. Macrae and Dusty come to mind as players I missed that have really hurt my season.

2. Should we be desperately looking to bring these guys in ASAP or hold out for a drop in price.

One more thing to add, is it worthwhile moving any of Pendles,Andrews,Dunkley out to jump on this sort of players ?


Cheers Pieman
 

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Hey Row,

Keen to get your thoughts on Rowan Marshall @ 340k. Scores or 114 & 111 (plus a 112 in JLT) playing as the #1 ruck. Is he a potential top 6 forward or is there too much risk?

My concerns are that he has only played 14 games in his career and Longer could potentially come back. Cheers
 

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Hey Row,

Keen to get your thoughts on Rowan Marshall @ 340k. Scores or 114 & 111 (plus a 112 in JLT) playing as the #1 ruck. Is he a potential top 6 forward or is there too much risk?

My concerns are that he has only played 14 games in his career and Longer could potentially come back. Cheers
My gut feel is that he has proven to be very good for the Saints and has won a spot in the team. Looking at his stats, i would be amazed if they found a way to omit him. If the Saints play Longer and Marshall i have no idea what his scoring would be like (less hit outs but possibly more time forward), but boy he's had a great start to the season.

https://www.afl.com.au/stats/stats-pro#/Discover/CD_I992468/Marshall-Rowan

I'm not sure if a top 6 forward is on the cards, possibly top 15 is more likely, but anything is possible if he remains the sole ruck.

I'm sure Rowsus will have wiser words, but i think he could be a decent option.
 

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I'm working on something called:

"Daedalus or Sisyphus' Rock? A guide for big early scorers"

That hopefully might help a few decisions that need to be made in the next 4-6 weeks.
I always smile a little when I see Sisyphus' name!

There's a physics technique out there to cool atoms below the regular thermal limit called Sisyphus cooling.

Snippet for those interested: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisyphus_cooling
 

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I always smile a little when I see Sisyphus' name!

There's a physics technique out there to cool atoms below the regular thermal limit called Sisyphus cooling.

Snippet for those interested: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisyphus_cooling
I read the info in the link, and while bits of it made sense, bits of it went over my head, too.
Not a problem for you though, I'm sure, kak. ;)

Sisyphus is probably my favourite mythological character.
I like Camus' take on it, and his resignation to his fate.
Nothing to complain about, just get to the bottom of the hill, and start pushing the rock ......... again!
 
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I'm working on something called:

"Daedalus or Sisyphus' Rock? A guide for big early scorers"

That hopefully might help a few decisions that need to be made in the next 4-6 weeks.
Daedalus as in Daedalus of the labyrinth and father of Icarus, as in playing on not flying to close to the sun, the most recent example of which being Clive Waterhouse?
(I suppose it’s not going to be Daedelus Fitzpatrick, who patrolled at halfback for Tooleybuc-Manangatang in the Central Murray for 35 games in 1982-3 and set a record for intercept possessions in a single season which stands to thus day.)
Having gotten this far, I have no idea what I have just written, but am very much looking forward to the analysis. It is great of you to share your thoughts the way you do (y)
 

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I'm assuming when you get to the mids you'll caution Rockliff owners with the tale of Prometheus the trickster Rowsus, except it's the owners that suffer the fate ;)
 

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I'm assuming when you get to the mids you'll caution Rockliff owners with the tale of Prometheus the trickster Rowsus, except it's the owners that suffer the fate ;)
Not to mention Damocles and the sword.
To be a successful coach now you have to be a Greek mythology expert;);):LOL::LOL:
 

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What about all those sweetly singing SuperCoach Sirens luring those who can’t resist their call to their doom?
 

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Hey Row,

Keen to get your thoughts on a possible Goldy to Grundy trade.

Despite Goldys good score on the weekend, I feel like the longer I hold Goldy the more points I'll be leaking.

I was hoping Grundy would start slow due to preseason injury, but back to back 130's and a matchup V Bulldogs this week might be forcing my hand.

Is it better to pull the trigger now? Or from an overall perspective, is my best bet to hold Goldy and just hope Grundy puts in a few stinkers?
 

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Hey Row,

Keen to get your thoughts on a possible Goldy to Grundy trade.

Despite Goldys good score on the weekend, I feel like the longer I hold Goldy the more points I'll be leaking.

I was hoping Grundy would start slow due to preseason injury, but back to back 130's and a matchup V Bulldogs this week might be forcing my hand.

Is it better to pull the trigger now? Or from an overall perspective, is my best bet to hold Goldy and just hope Grundy puts in a few stinkers?
An interesting point to note was mentioned by another poster the other day regarding Goldy’s upcoming fixture:

6 of his next 8 at Marvel.

Adelaide: Possibly no Jacobs, Vs O’Brien
Essendon: weak rucks
Port: Vs Lycett
Carlton: weak rucks
Geelong: weak rucks
Sydney: Vs Sinclair
Bulldogs: weak rucks
Richmond: Vs Nank
 
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