Competitions AFC Board Draft Game 2019/20 Main Competition Thread - Now with Poll!

Should the draft extend beyond 30 rounds?


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Scorpus

Sack Them All
Apr 16, 2014
41,117
96,445
AFL Club
Adelaide
ShadeyP

Best pick: Jack Macrae
Worst pick: Dylan Shiel

Top 5 spot built on the back of the most B&F placings of any team, indicating great depth and excellent mid-round selections. Most top picks did reasonably well, although Charlie Cameron failing to back up his AA year hurt, as did only a mediocre year from Dylan Shiel. Noah Balta with pick 461 was a steal

skam85

Best pick: Patrick Dangerfield
Worst pick: James Sicily

Dangerfield always scores highly and is a safe bet, but also saw a few high scores from players like Gunston and Jayden Short. Sicily's injury robbed this team of more award power, as did Josh Dunkley's less impressive year than last year. A couple of things going right and this team would have been further up the ladder
 

Danger Zone

Club Legend
Aug 20, 2013
2,182
3,285
AFL Club
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Other Teams
Hammarby IF, Toronto Raptors
Had a bit of a down year unfortunately. Too many small injuries across all my high picks prevented them from scoring well. Was pleased with the second half of my draft at least. I did however correctly have 4 of the top 5 teams in my top 5 in the voting, so that is something.

Good work getting this together Scorpus and I'm keen for next year!
 

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Pilchard_Adams

Premiership Player
Sep 11, 2009
4,120
2,454
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Awesome game, thanks for the efforts. Well done to the top 3 place getters!! Thanks Scorpus , was good fun.

Damn that Ben Brown!!
 

ShadeyP

Premiership Player
Jul 1, 2017
4,664
5,776
AFL Club
Adelaide
Congrats to the winners and podium sitters in both formats .

Content enough with position but ruing not taking a key forward early , letting Petracca slip through and taking Clurey instead of DBJ .

Very enjoyable competition and look forward to cracking in again come 2021 .

Thanks Scorpus for running such a nice tight ship .
 
May 24, 2006
61,153
108,996
Car 55
AFL Club
Adelaide
Other Teams
Redbacks, Sturt, Liverpool, Arizona
Self analysis

1.15 Jordan De Goey (Collingwood) - was great when he played... not often enough
2.20 Michael Walters (Fremantle) - shame he missed a few games

Don't mind those two picks though. Both good players. Can't foresee injuries/other events. As to the rest of my picks however...

Ok through this period

3.49 Rowan Marshall (St Kilda) - pretty good
4.54 Michael Hurley (Essendon) - was pretty good
5.83 Darcy Moore (Collingwood) - my best pick of this draft

Then things began to deteriorate

6.88 Eric Hipwood (Brisbane) - just ok
7.117 Dyson Heppell (Essendon) - reasonable
8.122 Peter Wright (Gold Coast) - possibly my all time worst

A brief resurgence

9.151 Andrew McGrath (Essendon) - good pick yay
10.156 Marc Murphy (Carlton) - just ok

Then a rough, draft-game-losing patch

11.185 Nick Blakey (Sydney) - 2nd year blues
12.190 Touk Miller (Gold Coast) - reasonable pick
13.219 Nathan Wilson (Fremantle) - meh
14.224 Bailey Dale (Western Bulldogs) - big let down after he finished 2019 strongly
15.253 Orazio Fantasia (Essendon) - useless
16.258 Zac Fisher (Carlton) - useless
17.287 Tarryn Thomas (North Melbourne) - I was SOOOO excited by this pick but he did fu** all
18.292 Neville Jetta (Melbourne) - meh season
19.321 Tom Langdon (Collingwood) - didn't play
20.326 Caleb Marchbank (Carlton) - didn't play
21.355 Stephen Hill (Fremantle) - meh
22.360 Bailey Williams (Western Bulldogs) - meh
23.389 Kamdyn McIntosh (Richmond) - decent pick but the damage has been done
24.394 Jimmy Webster (St Kilda) - can't recall him doing anything. Assume he'll be part of the Crouch trade.
25.423 Ian Hill (GWS) - junk
26.428 Kade Kolodjashnij (Melbourne) - don't think he played a game

What's this?

27.457 David Mundy (Fremantle) - wow! A good pick
28.462 Jake Waterman (West Coast) - reasonable

Back to junk to close things out

29.491 Billy Gowers (Western Bulldogs) - don't think he played a game
30.496 Nathan Brown (St Kilda) - don't think he played a game

Overall I'd give my drafting a D minus and feel that it perfectly encapsulated the year 2020 as a whole. I fear that I don't watch enough other team's football now to dominate this game as I have in the past (clears throat).
 

Coopers

Norm Smith Medallist
Mar 23, 2007
7,127
5,832
Adelaide
AFL Club
Adelaide
Well done Mego Red !! Solid picking all the way through and definitely a few “ah, why didn’t I take that guy?” Moments!

Great Job Scorpus this game was a lot of fun over the break with you all and learning a lot about Coopers social life.
I don't really have a social life, but it's nice to pretend.
 

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Scorpus

Sack Them All
Apr 16, 2014
41,117
96,445
AFL Club
Adelaide
Here are the results pending the Carlton B&F

View attachment 999679

Current top 5:

1. Mego Red
2. Scorpus
3. Danger in Texas
4. Pilchard_Adams
5. ShadeyP

deaneus copped a positional penalty for not having two key position defenders. Sorry, deaneus, Lachie Plowman is not currently listed as a KPD

I don't expect too many differences after the Carlton B&F. Pea Nut will likely pick up a bunch of points, given he has 4 of Carlton's best 22. Several teams could also move into the top 5.

I will narrowly win the game if Weitering finishes 1st or 2nd in the Carlton B&F. Otherwise, Mego Red has won. No other team can win.
Weitering finished first in Carlton's B&F so... sorry Mego Red
 

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