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DT_35

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Have they said when they will announce the next lot of rounds? Would love to know before the Geelong v Port game.
they said 14-17 would be this week. So I’m assuming either today or tomorrow (probably the latter)
 

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The rounds 14 to 17 fixture is likely to be the same as rounds 9-12, with four rounds of football expected to be compressed into three weeks. Ten teams will be given byes in that period, by which time all 18 clubs will have received a bye.

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There's talk of all 10 teams having the Bye in the same round - round 15 which is in the middle of the proposed compressed format. Other fantasty games are talking about that round being an entire week off for fantasy which makes sense.
 

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There's talk of all 10 teams having the Bye in the same round - round 15 which is in the middle of the proposed compressed format. Other fantasty games are talking about that round being an entire week off for fantasy which makes sense.
where did you hear that?
 

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There's talk of all 10 teams having the Bye in the same round - round 15 which is in the middle of the proposed compressed format. Other fantasty games are talking about that round being an entire week off for fantasy which makes sense.
Actually the biggest joke if they do that. I can still field 18 if all other teams go on bye. Completely unfair that everyone gets a free ride while their premos are on bye while I copped rookie scores for mine.
 

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There's talk of all 10 teams having the Bye in the same round - round 15 which is in the middle of the proposed compressed format. Other fantasty games are talking about that round being an entire week off for fantasy which makes sense.
Wish these f***ers would tell us ASAP. If upcoming byes don't matter, then my trades plans completely change.

Think it's stupid though. Surely just do a best 10-14 instead if 18 is unrealistic?
 

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Wish these f***ers would tell us ASAP. If upcoming byes don't matter, then my trades plans completely change.

Think it's stupid though. Surely just do a best 10-14 instead if 18 is unrealistic?
18 isn't unrealistic - by moving it down it punishes all the teams that have had bye pain already. I'll field a full team with at least 15 premos if it's best 18.
 

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18 isn't unrealistic - by moving it down it punishes all the teams that have had bye pain already. I'll field a full team with at least 15 premos if it's best 18.
I can field 11 premos right now, so I'd easily get 13-15 with smart trades. I agree with you, but it's what I can see happening.
 

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I can field 11 premos right now, so I'd easily get 13-15 with smart trades. I agree with you, but it's what I can see happening.
It is going to be a such lottery with these byes, this can make or break teams.... I will be screwed if Geelong/Bullodgs/Brisbane have the bye in the same round.

Only way I can see this working somewhat fairly is.

1. Rounds will score as best 18.
2. Players who have byes are part of the best 18 scoring in which their season average is adopted along players who are playing.

To accomdate this type of scoring, the players that can be part of the best 18 scoring is they meet the following criteria.
- To have played more than 10 (whatever arbitary number) in the season so far.
- The player must have played last round.
- No addtional trades added, let the coaches uses the rest of the trades with no limits.
 

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With all teams being named the day before their games, this makes emergency loopholing much harder. Not sure the impact is large enough to change strategy though.
 

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It is going to be a such lottery with these byes, this can make or break teams.... I will be screwed if Geelong/Bullodgs/Brisbane have the bye in the same round.

Only way I can see this working somewhat fairly is.

1. Rounds will score as best 18.
2. Players who have byes are part of the best 18 scoring in which their season average is adopted along players who are playing.

To accomdate this type of scoring, the players that can be part of the best 18 scoring is they meet the following criteria.
- To have played more than 10 (whatever arbitary number) in the season so far.
- The player must have played last round.
- No addtional trades added, let the coaches uses the rest of the trades with no limits.
Your version of fair is that Macrae and Neale don't have byes and their 150/140 averages are added while anyone that has Cripps/titch/jelly/Gawn/tracca etc etc etc got zeros during their byes?

I think by "fair" you mean what benefits you!
 

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Your version of fair is that Macrae and Neale don't have byes and their 150/140 averages are added while anyone that has Cripps/titch/jelly/Gawn/tracca etc etc etc got zeros during their byes?

I think by "fair" you mean what benefits you!
You understand I had players already played in the bye as well right?
 

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If 10 teams get the bye in the one round, that round either be scrapped or we get bonus trades that enables us to get close to 18 mark, and those trades have to be used. not sure how many you would need.

You should be working in getting players that have had the bye already
 

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17 of 18 days: Hawks, Dons to fire up second fixture frenzy

THE AFL's second wave of Big Bash-style programming in the 2020 season will see matches played on 17 of 18 days, beginning Thursday, August 27.

Hawthorn versus Essendon will be one of two matches to be played on that night, with the AFL to release times and locations of the remaining matches of rounds 14 to 17 on Friday.

Round 18 will also be released on Friday, but it will be deemed a "floating fixture", with times of games not to be determined until a later date in order to maximise intrigue leading into the finals.

There may be a week’s break between round 18 and finals, with the Brownlow Medal now expected to be held in the week after the completion of the final round.

Ten teams will have byes in the rounds 14 to 17 block.

The first wave of Big-Bash-type fixturing will be completed on Monday, when a Richmond-Gold Coast match at the Gabba brings to a close a sequence of 33 matches being played in 20 days during rounds nine to 12.

The already scheduled round 13 matches have been "traditionally" structured in a Friday to Monday sequence (August 21 to 24).

There will be a two-day break between the completion of round 13 and the start of round 14.

 

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Hawthorn versus Essendon will be one of two matches to be played on that night, with the AFL to release times and locations of the remaining matches of rounds 14 to 17 on Friday.

Ten teams will have byes in the rounds 14 to 17 block.




Extra trades + potentially best 18 R14/15/16/17?

Veryyyyy interesting
 

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