Tell Me Where It Hurts

Written by Duck on 11:45 am, March 3 2011

Here’s the injury list after round 4 of the NAB Cup and the trial games that have been going on.

Adelaide
James Craig (hamstring) – TBC
Sam Jacobs (hamstring) – 2 weeks
Jared Petrenko (abdominal strain) – 2 weeks
Sam Shaw (hamstring) – 3 weeks
Scott Stevens (head) – 1 week
Nathan van Berlo (hamstring) – 1 week
Bernie Vince (knee) – available
Will Young (shoulder) – available

Brisbane Lions
Callum Bartlett (knee) – indefinite
Jamie Charman (achilles) – indefinite
Xavier Clarke (knee) – indefinite
Josh Drummond (hip) –

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The Rucking Dilemma

Written by Big Sexy on 6:00 am, March 2 2011

First off, I need to say my theory seems to be different to that of most when it comes to the Ruck Bench. I have always been an advocate of not putting too much cash in your ruck area…… in particular the bench. However, this season is different:
1. You now have a bye that will impact your R1 and R2 at some stage. So you need backup and canโ€™t afford a zero.
2. You now have an extra bench spot for you Fwd, Mid and Back, but not your Ruck.
3. Everyone knows Rucks take time (years) to develop,

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$200,000 First Prize!

Written by Duck on 2:14 pm, March 1 2011

Don’t know about you lot but Motts, Big Sexy and Duck don’t mind a bit of a punt in footy season and i don’t mind the thought of winning 200 large either!

If you’re a punter and over 18 then get on board and have a crack at the 200k first prize, someone has to win it, and we’d like nothing more than it be a SuperCoach Talk reader.

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Hayes v Bartel

Written by Motts on 7:23 am, March 1 2011

Looking to replace L Hodge in your midfield because of a questionable achilles and don’t know where to turn? Here’s a couple of super options: Lenny and Jimmy. They’re proven and they’re relatively cheap but be warned, there’s a couple of good reasons to give them a miss.

Pick Lenny and if you’ve already got Goddard and N Riewoldt in your team, what’s going to happen to your score when St Kilda has the bye? That’s right, with 3 guns down it’ll more than likely end up in the toilet.

Pick Jimmy and you’ll be missing a gun in Week 2 of the finals.

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Rate My Team – 3 Weeks To Go

Written by Duck on 12:44 pm, February 28 2011

Well, it’s a little over 3 weeks but with only 2 weeks of NAB Cup left and some trial games you should pretty much have your team sorted with only some small changes, or are you still a long way off naming your starting 33?

Let us know what you’ve got so far, who’s still in danger of missing out and who’s locked in.

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The Monday Rub

Written by Motts on 6:31 am, February 28 2011

Analysis of the weekend. Cox, Swan, Montagna and Grimes all good in the Cup. Franklin with 5 and Blues with a 157 point win in the Challenge. Rumours of a Knights soft tissue injury again (since dispelled, but it has me worried).

Anything else catch your eye on the weekend?

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