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AFL.com.au's Fantasy experts, Roy, Calvin and Warnie, deliver a podcast full of tips to help you have a successful (and fun) Fantasy season.

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AFL.com.au's Fantasy experts, Roy, Calvin and Warnie, deliver a podcast full of tips to help you have a successful (and fun) Fantasy season.

    Trade period Fantasy takes, best rucks, off-season news

    Trade period Fantasy takes, best rucks, off-season news

    It's the first day of the 2023 pre-season for the boys, but training hasn't started! It's a meet the coach and BBQ vibe as they run through the happenings of the last couple of months. All the trades are analysed from a Fantasy perspective alongside some news that could shape some of our thinking for 2023.

    Episode guide

    2:00 - Could we have five on the bench with no medi-sub?

    4:15 - The salary cap is set to increase 5%.

    8:00 - With FWD status, Tim Taranto would be a must-have in Classic.

    13:50 - Watch Darcy Tucker over the pre-season as he has 20+ points upside.

    16:45 - Where does Tanner Bruhn fit in at the Cats?

    20:15 - "I'm a fan ... a first round draft pick" - Roy is keen on Will Setterfield's scoring ability.

    22:55 - How much upside is there for Jason Horne-Francis?

    25:20 - What does 2023 hold for Brodie Grundy?

    29:30 - Is Darcy Cameron an option now?

    33:15 - As he only averaged 66 last season, Jacob Hopper will be a Draft sleeper.

    38:10 - Josh Dunkley is likely to hold FWD status and will be a full-time midfielder at the Lions.

    43:40 - Tom Mitchell is the most relevant Fantasy move of the trade period.

    48:10 - Does the Bulldogs' recruitment of Rory Lobb affect Tim English?

    50:20 - Is Lloyd Meek now Hawthorn's No. 1 ruck?

    54:00 - Rucks are set to be an issue in 2023. Who does Roy name as his top two?

    56:30 - "He's the one" - Which Dog benefits from Dunkley leaving?

    59:45 - Can James Worpel be relevant again?

    1:01:45 - Jayden Short will benefit from the Tigers' inclusions as he'll move back to defence.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Mad Monday with Matt Mottram, awards, 2022 wrapped

    Mad Monday with Matt Mottram, awards, 2022 wrapped

    It's the end of the 2022 Toyota AFL Fantasy season and Roy, Calvin and Warnie wrap up a massive year which ended with a premiership for two of the boys. They run through how their teams went for the round and season. Fantasy Classic champion Matt Mottram joined the show to chat through his triumph and the new wheels he'll be putting in the garage.

    Episode guide

    1:00 - Calvin lost plenty of players from his Draft team but nearly beat Warnie.

    4:10 - Revenge was sweet when Calvinator defeated Warne Dawgs in Classic.

    6:00 - Sam Walsh's late out hurt Warnie.

    8:35 - The Norm Smith Medallist for many coaches this weekend was James Sicily.

    12:10 - Tom Campbell's inclusion meant Rowan Marshall posted a shocking score.

    16:00 - With the help of Scott's Wrapped website, the boys review their season.

    20:20 - Which trades were nailed and failed?

    23:15 - Matt Mottram talks about his win.

    28:00 - Why Matt took his family rollerskating and how it affected his afternoon.

    31:30 - What moves saw Matt set his team up for success.

    37:40 - Rory Laird is awarded the Dane Swan Medal.

    41:00 - Michael Barlow Medal for the Cash Cow of the Year is awarded to Nick Daicos.

    46:50 - Calvin names up some players he believes will be good picks next year.

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    • 50 min
    Round 23 teams, captain tips, trade advice

    Round 23 teams, captain tips, trade advice

    Join Roy, Calvin and Warnie as they look at the R23 teams and help you win your AFL Fantasy Grand Final this weekend! Big thanks to everyone who has tuned into the Thursday night live strea (or listened to the podcast). The Mad Monday episode will be uploaded on Monday!
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    • 52 min
    Fantasy Grand Final, last round trades, HiLux chasing

    Fantasy Grand Final, last round trades, HiLux chasing

    Get set for AFL Fantasy Grand Final week with The Traders. If you're in Melbourne on Saturday 20 August, catch up with Roy, Calvin and Warnie at the London Tavern Hotel, Richmond from midday as they set up to watch the footy that afternoon and cheer on their players in the GF. They'll present a show from 1pm.

    Play AFL Fantasy at http://fantasy.afl.com.au or download the free smartphone app.

    Episode guide

    1:30 - Warnie and Calvin have made the Grand Finals in the Bacon Cup Classic and Draft competitions.

    6:00 - Callum Mills' 129 was a great captain score after Rory Laird's first sub-100 score for quite some time.

    9:00 - Warnie is unhappy with Roy's advice to get Sam Walsh and Calvin's suggestion to make Andrew Brayshaw his captain.

    13:50 - Sam Docherty scored well in Carlton's midfield.

    19:00 - There are some 'tag flags' for this weekend with Harry Perryman and Marcus Windhager doing jobs in recent weeks.

    24:10 - Roy names his Rollin' 22 for the last round.

    28:30 - Rowan Marshall is the pick as top ruck, but who sits beside him?

    33:25 - Popular players who you could trade out this week, led by Tim English in a dual ruck set up.

    39:00 - There are just three players different between the top two teams.

    42:20 - Roy suggests Matt trades Jack Crisp to Aaron Hall to match James.

    45:25 - The Traders reveal their early moves.

    47:00 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page.

    51:50 - How do you feel about trading in bench cover this week?

    55:20 - Is Daniel Rich a cheap option?

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    • 1 hr
    Round 22 teams, captain tips, trade advice

    Round 22 teams, captain tips, trade advice

    Catch The Traders every Thursday evening from 6:15pm AEST as they talk the teams for the upcoming round. The boys are live on AFL.com.au and the AFL Live app. You can also head to facebook.com/AFLFantasyOfficial to join the show. Ask your questions in the comments or via Twitter as Roy, Calvin and Warnie help you get set for lockout.
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    • 48 min
    Cripps options, scale of hardness, James' challenge from second

    Cripps options, scale of hardness, James' challenge from second

    Roy is a bit grumpy after losing his Bacon Cup semi finals in both Classic and Draft. The boys catch up James who has taken his team to second overall and discuss how the next two weeks will look for him. Options are considered based on the Scale of Hardness and plenty of our questions are answered ahead of the preliminary finals.

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    Episode guide

    1:30 - Warnie and Calvin are through to the preliminary finals, but Roy has packed up shop for 2022.

    6:20 - "My advice is still standing strong and there for the people" as Roy said Rowan Marshall has been a trade target for the last three weeks.

    8:00 - Braydon Preuss might be lucky to be playing this week.

    11:45 - Mark calls out Calvin's advice to get Tom Stewart who had four points at half time.

    14:15 - James, coach of Shuckas, joins the boys to talk about his second placed team.

    19:30 - Tim English and Rowan Marshall as James' starting rucks helped get him to the top 10 by round four.

    21:20 - A suspension looms for Patrick Cripps.

    25:15 - Tim Taranto won't play in round 22.

    29:30 - You can be unique and risk it with injuiry prone players for the last two rounds.

    33:30 - Calvin is considering bringing in Andrew Brayshaw this week.

    38:00 - If you have Reilly O'Brien, it could be a unique hold for you due to his grand final fixture.

    40:50 - The Traders reveal their moves with Warnie considering Jaidyn Stephenson as a cheap option up forward.

    42:15 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page.

    47:30 - Who goes first: Tom Mitchell or Jack Macrae?

    53:10 - Why you should hold James Sicily.

    57:00 - Rory Laird has posted record numbers in recent times.

    Find more content from The Traders at afl.com.au/fantasy.

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    • 1 hr 3 min

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731 Ratings

731 Ratings

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This is the best podcast I’ve heard in my life. My ears love this and feel like they are in heaven every time they hear the siren with the voice “welcome to the official afl fantasy podcast with the traders.”

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