It’s hard to know how the perennial ‘there or thereabouts’ Swans will perform for 2019. Some new faces in the engine room appear likely and assessing the potential relevance for each always makes for an interesting debate.
The Saints have a fantastic early draw on paper with games against the Gold Coast, Essendon, Fremantle & Hawthorn. Is there opportunity for clever coaches to capitalise on this for a handy head start on the competition?
With JLT out of the way and just a handful of days remaining until the real thing starts, it’s time to finish off our research and start finalising our teams with confidence.
The Nobel Koel Trophy is now in our hands for the 2019 season. The question is, do you have what it takes to become the Coaches Panel Coach of the Year?
You’ve spent hours planning, preparing and trying out different structures that could potentially land you the prime starting squad. As important as it is the team you eventually role into the season with won’t be the thing that wins you the top ranking.
The JLT Western Derby: Rushton Park in perfect conditions. There was plenty of pressure on display early with a scrappy hard-fought encounter and plenty of contested ball. The Eagles started to assert their ascendency in the second quarter and blew Freo away with a polished display in the last half,
The Doggies took on the Saints in a battle between two teams who are hoping to climb the ladder in 2019. It was a fairly even match throughout with the Saints eventually getting up. There were plenty of fantasy relevant players in this one too so let’s dive in!
Another match played in severe heat conditions. The JLT series is an entertaining time for the fantasy community but remain aware that much of what you see will prove fool’s gold! Embed from Getty Images Sydney Swans Tom Papley Enjoyed his time on the wing and became a reliable out
Here’s Jimmy’s thought on the clash from Casey Fields.
It was a tale of two halves with the Hawks dominating the first while the Tigers came out on top in the second. Both sides would’ve felt like they got what they wanted out of the game, but from a fantasy perspective we learnt plenty.