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AFL Fantasy with The Traders

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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Mad Monday, Jack Steele, Touk Miller, 2021 awards

The Grand Finals have been run and won and the race for the Toyota HiLux was a close one! We wrap up the weekend that was and delve into some of the highs and lows of season 2021. It's a bumper episode of the podcast with more special guests than points Touk racks up in a minute. It's Mad Monday and we're anything but! Let's go! Episode guide 2:45 -Roy is celebrating his Draft Grand Final win. 5:30 - Jordan Dawson with 158 was the top scorer of the round. 8:30 - Warnie grabs the phone to talk through the underperformers of the round including his new selection Darcy Parish. 11:20 - Just a handful of players stayed in the boys' teams from round one. 16:50 - The top three teams overall were within 11 points in the race for the Toyota HiLux valued at $60,000. 19:40 - Harry Edwards from the Eagles finished 8th overall and joined the show. 26:30 - Cameron, coach of The Plus6 Sense, finished 101 and Calvin has a special award for him! 32:30 - The Dane Swan Medal was a joint award for the first time with Jack Steele and Touk Miller sharing the award. 37:30 - Miller joined the boys to chat about his season. 42:00 - Steele discussed his epic 2021. 50:00 - We relive the best cash cows of the year as James Jordon wins the Michael Barlow Medal. 55:30 - Aaron Hall is the mid-priced player of the year. 1:00:45 - The Fantasy journo of the year was AFL.com.au's own Mitch Cleary. 1:06:00 - Cal's Pirate Joke of the Year is awarded.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 11mins

23 Aug 2021

Rank #1

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Round 23 teams, trade targets, captains, your questions

This is the final episode of AFL Fantasy Live for 2021. Thanks to everyone who tuned in live on Facebook or caught the replay. Don't miss the Mad Monday podcast next week. If you have enjoyed the show this year, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

50mins

19 Aug 2021

Rank #2

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Grand Final week, final trades, Fantasy pig Rocky retires

It's a sad time as our beloved Fantasy Pig announced his retirement last week. The legend that is Tom Rockliff joins us for a special trip down memory lane. It is Grand Final weeks for a few select Fantasy coaches (not Calvin), so we've got plenty of advice to help you lift your premiership cup. Episode guide 2:00 - Roy and Warnie are into their respective Draft and Classic finals, but Calvin bowed out. 5:00 - Touk Miller gains Cal's negative three. 10:10 - Trent "Speedy" Standen racked up a monster Fantasy score down in a local Hobart league. 12:25 - Latest news  on the players who were out last week including Tom Stewart, Jake Lloyd and Callum Mills. 16:30 - Round 23 game-by-game preview with potential options and flags. 21:25 - Thoughts on Tim Taranto and his forward role. Will it continue? 26:35 - Roy says Chad Wingard could be a great option for the GF. 30:45 - Retiring Fantasy Pig Tom Rockliff joins the boys for a walk down memory lane. 36:30 - Remember that time Rocky said he would score 180 and he did?! 41:15 - Call to arms to make Rocky the most traded in and captained player. 43:00 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 46:00 - Who is the better pick of the big dogs: Touk Miller, Jarryd Lyons and Tom Mitchell while Jack Steele is is also considered. 50:15 - Can you bring back Josh Kelly? 56:20 - Sam Walsh may cop a tag this week. 1:01:15 - When should you take on or match your opponent in the Grand Final?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 5mins

16 Aug 2021

Rank #3

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Round 22 teams, trade targets, captains, your questions

Catch The Traders every Thursday evening from 6:15pm AEST as they talk the teams for the upcoming round. 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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

50mins

12 Aug 2021

Rank #4

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Rollin' 22 x Scale of Hardness and a look to the preliminary finals

There's still a game to go in round 21 and Calvin can only just to fit his head in the studio today due to the huge numbers he's putting up. It has been a high scoring round with 100s across the board for many coaches... but there have been a few stories this weekend that have made things interesting. We run through all the action and look ahead to the preliminary finals with the players you need to target to get yourself into the big dance. Let's go! Episode guide 1:00 - Calvin is dominating this weekend and is proud to impart his wisdom across all sporting platforms. 7:30 - Roy 'forgot' to take his captaincy off Tom Mitchell and was handsomely rewarded. 12:30 - Josh Kelly's late out was announced nice and early by the Giants. 16:50 - Will the dreaded syndesmosis take down Sam Walsh? 24:00 - The crossover we have been waiting for, Roy's Rollin' 22 x Cal's Scale of Hardness. 28:50 - Brayden Fiorini is the fourth highest scorer in the last five rounds behind the big three. 33:10 - Some Hail Mary moves you could consider. 35:45 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 40:00 - Calvin suggests trading Marcus Bontempelli and Roy says Tim Taranto is a good option now he's back in his midfield. 44:10 - Can you take a rookie score and trade an under-performing premium? 49:15 - The boys are split on whether they hold or trade Darcy Parish.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

53mins

9 Aug 2021

Rank #5

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Round 21 teams, trade targets, captains, your questions

Catch The Traders every Thursday evening from 6:15pm AEST as they talk the teams for the upcoming round. 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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

45mins

5 Aug 2021

Rank #6

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Fantasy semi-finals, trading Taranto, fixture chaos

Oh boy, what a weekend that was! Not only did we think we'd be getting the calculator out an award some averages due to cancelled games, the said calculator nearly broke due to the size of the scores that were pumped out. Unfortunately we didn't end up getting among it enough. Episode guide 2:00 - The dramas out of the weekend with postponed games. 7:20 - Roy awards his -3 to Tim Taranto. 11:30 - Trey Ruscoe was fantastic for Warnie off his bench. 14:30 - What are the rules for qualifying to go on an end-of-season Fantasy trip? 18:30 - Injuries out of the weekend may have an influence on selections and scores in round 21. 23:10 - James Peatling is the downgrade target of the week. 25:30 - Steele Sidebottom versus Rowan Marshall. 30:50 - Is Adam Cerra an option as an under-priced midfielder? 35:00 - The boys' rage trades. 38:00 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 42:30 - Calvin is strong on holding Tim Taranto. 45:25 - The benefits of looping rookies and trading underperforming players. 50:10 - Who goes first out of Jordan Ridley and Dan Houston? 55:15 - Cal nailed his captains this week. 58:40 - Is Jack Silvagni an option as solo ruck?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 1min

2 Aug 2021

Rank #7

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Round 20 teams, trade targets, captains, your questions

Catch The Traders every Thursday evening from 6:15pm AEST as they talk the teams for the upcoming round. 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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

47mins

29 Jul 2021

Rank #8

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Finals time, Pendlebury replacements, injury subs

It's finals time for Fantasy coaches and the bullets keep coming with Scott Pendlebury's broken leg throwing a big spanner in the works. We'll help you win the first week of the finals with some trade advice that is guaranteed to be better than some put out there last week... we hope! Episode guide 1:15 - Warnie top scored for the round. 5:30 - Zach Merrett leads Roy's rabble of a team to get his -3. 9:00 - Calvin has a new philosophy when picking his captain. 10:15 - Scott Pendlebury will miss the rest of the season. 13:00 - After being in doubt last week, Josh Kelly and Sean Darcy produced good scores. 15:50 - Rowan Marshall is the only value pick recommended for Pendles. 18:00 - The most popular traded in player this week is Lachie Whitfield. 23:45 - Are Tarryn Thomas or Jaidyn Stephenson options? 27:30 - Questions from social media - follow @AFLFantasy on Twitter and like the Official AFL Fantasy facebook page. 30:15 - The moment Roy officially checks out. 36:30 -Should Fantasy Classic have a TOG% option where a bench player can cover someone who is injured early in the game? 42:00 - Who do you bring in out of Patrick Dangerfield or Brodie Grundy? 48:40 - Is Sean Darcy a hold or a trade based on his ongoing knee issues? 51:30 - Who goes first out of Dan Houston and Nick Hind?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

54mins

26 Jul 2021

Rank #9

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Round 19 teams, trade targets, captains, your questions

Catch The Traders every Thursday evening from 6:15pm AEST as they talk the teams for the upcoming round. 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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

49mins

22 Jul 2021

Rank #10