SCT 2021 Pre-Season Index

Written by Chillo on February 10 2021

Welcome back to SCT for the 2021 season!  It’s a SupercoachTalk tradition to start ruminating and postulating as soon as the Team Picker opens in December. If you’ve missed any of our fine pre-season articles, you’ll find all the latest right here……


The 2021 SCT Group & Prize

Tech League

SCT Prize Donations


Adelaide (By JimmyDee)

Brisbane (By Chillo)

Carlton (By The Salamander)

Collingwood (By Kicking Behinds)

Essendon (By Wighty)

Essendon (By Chillo)

Fremantle (By Huttabito)

Geelong (By Brad)

Gold Coast (By Chillo)

GWS (By Chillo)

Hawthorn (By Thommo)

Melbourne (By The Salamander)

North Melbourne (By Chillo)

Port Adelaide (By Chillo)

Richmond (By Chillo)

St Kilda (By JimmyDee)

Sydney (By Chillo)

West Coast Eagles (By Gunboat Diplomacy)

Western Bulldogs (By Gunboat Diplomacy)

AFLW FANTASY with The Salamander

ShePlays AFLW Fantasy 2021

Rate My AFLW Fantasy Team


Shorty’s DPP’s

Shorty’s Beginner’s Guide To Picking Your First Supercoach Side

Shorty takes a look at some of the mid-price options to consider

Shorty’s Team – Replacing Marshall & Preuss

The Supercoach Bankables

Huge Weekend! Practice Matches Wrap-Up

Who To Pick Out Of Ziebell, Daniher, Dow and Impey

Everything You Need To Know From The Weekend’s Practice Matches

Rookies? Here You Go – Every Rookie Discussed


How Supercoach Pricing Works 2021

Rules of Cow-quisition 2021

Cow Growth Reference Tables 2021

So, Last Year’s Projections

Floors & Ceilings, Basements & Roofs

2021 Projections

Defenders Group 1

Defenders Group 2

Forwards Group 1

Forwards Group 2

Midfielders Group 1

Midfielders Group 2

Midfielders Group 3


Popular Picks – January 2021

Surviving the Byes in 2021

The Premium Rookies

AAMI Series Stats

Rookie Review – 2021 AAMI Community Series

Breakout City

Breakout City #1 – Tom Doedee

Breakout City #2 – Will Setterfield

Breakout City #3 – Josh Daicos

Breakout City #4 – Caleb Serong

Breakout City #5 – Jack Lukosius

Breakout City #6 – Jack Scrimshaw

Breakout City #7 – Luke Davies-Uniacke

Breakout City #8 – Zak Butters

Breakout City #9 – Connor Rozee

Breakout City #10 – Shai Bolton


Shorty’s Current Team (February 6)

Chillo’s Pre-AAMI Team Reveal

The Maulers


The Salamander’s 2020 Season Post-Mortem (by The Salamander)

Injury News – Pre-Season

Wighty’s Rookie Dilemma

Post AAMI Series Injury News

Macca’s Bye Planner


Polling Station – Preseason

Starting Rucks in 2021

The Big Four

Carlton Mids

Bulldog Mids

Top 6 Defenders

Top 8 Midfielders

Top 6 Rucks

Top 6 Forwards

Starter or Upgrade – Defenders

Starter or Upgrade – Midfielders

Gawn or Grundy?

Starter or Upgrade – Forwards

Polls: Moving Up, Falling Down

RoMo and Preuss Replacements



Join My League

2021 Official SCT Leagues


AFL SC – Rate My Team (December 22)

AFL SC – Rate My Team 2 (January 12)

AFL SC – Rate My Team 3 (January 18)

AFL SC – Rate My Team 4 (January 27)

AFL SC – Rate My Team – February (February 1)

AFL SC – Rate My Team – February II (February 15)

AFL SC – Rate My Team – March I (March 2)

AFL SC – Rate My Team – March II (March 5)


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4 thoughts on “SCT 2021 Pre-Season Index”

    Western Bulldogs v Hawthorn – Whitten Oval, Wednesday, February 24

    Carlton v Essendon – Ikon Park, Thursday, February 25

    Geelong v Collingwood – GMHBA Stadium, Friday, February 26

    Port Adelaide v Adelaide – Alberton Oval, TBC

    Gold Coast v Brisbane – Metricon Stadium, TBC

    North Melbourne v St Kilda – Arden Street Oval, TBC

    Fremantle v West Coast – TBC

    Greater Western Sydney v Sydney – TBC

    Melbourne v Richmond – TBC

    Carlton v St Kilda – Marvel Stadium, Thursday, March 4, 7.10pm AEDT

    Collingwood v Richmond – Marvel Stadium, Friday, March 5, 7.10pm AEDT

    Hawthorn v Melbourne – UTAS Stadium, Saturday, March 6, 1.10pm AEDT

    Fremantle v Adelaide – Fremantle Oval, Saturday, March 6, 1.10pm AWST

    Geelong v Essendon – GMHBA Stadium, Saturday, March 6, 7.10pm AEDT

    Sydney v Gold Coast – Giants Stadium, Sunday, March 7, 1.10pm AEDT

    GWS v Brisbane – Manuka Oval, Sunday, March 7, 4.10pm AEDT

    West Coast v Port Adelaide – Leederville Oval, Sunday, March 7, 4.10pm AWST

    Western Bulldogs v Melbourne – Marvel Stadium, Monday, March 8, 3.10pm AEDT


  2. 2021 AFL Fixture
    Round 1
    Thursday, March 18

    Richmond vs. Carlton (MCG) 7.25pm

    Friday, March 19

    Collingwood vs. Western Bulldogs (Marvel) 7.50pm

    Saturday, March 20

    Melbourne vs. Fremantle (MCG) 1.45pm

    Adelaide Crows vs. Geelong Cats (AO) 4.35pm

    Essendon vs. Hawthorn (Marvel) 7.25pm

    Brisbane Lions vs. Sydney Swans (G) 7.45pm

    Sunday, March 21

    North Melbourne vs. Port Adelaide (Marvel) 1.10pm

    GWS Giants vs. St Kilda (GS) 3.20pm

    West Coast Eagles vs. Gold Coast Suns (OS) 6.10pm

    Round 2
    Thursday, March 25

    Carlton vs. Collingwood (MCG) 7.20pm

    Friday, March 26

    Geelong Cats vs. Brisbane Lions (GMHBA) 7.50pm

    Saturday, March 27

    Sydney Swans vs. Adelaide Crows (SCG) 1.45pm

    Port Adelaide vs. Essendon (AO) 4.35pm

    St Kilda vs. Melbourne (Marvel) 7.25pm

    Gold Coast Suns vs. North Melbourne (MS) 8.10pm

    Sunday, March 28

    Hawthorn vs. Richmond (MCG) 1.10pm

    Western Bulldogs vs. West Coast Eagles (Marvel) 3.20pm

    Fremantle vs. GWS Giants (OS) 6.10pm

    Round 3
    Thursday, April 1

    Brisbane Lions vs. Collingwood (G) 7.40pm

    Friday, April 2

    North Melbourne vs. Western Bulldogs (Marvel) 4.20pm

    Adelaide Crows vs. Gold Coast Suns (AO) 7.50pm

    Saturday, April 3

    Richmond vs. Sydney Swans (MCG) 1.45pm

    Essendon vs. St Kilda (Marvel) 4.35pm

    West Coast Eagles vs. Port Adelaide (OS) 8.10pm

    Sunday, April 4

    Carlton vs. Fremantle (Marvel) 3.20pm

    GWS Giants vs. Melbourne (MO) 6.10pm

    Monday, April 5

    Geelong Cats vs. Hawthorn (MCG) 3.20pm

    Round 4
    Thursday April 8

    Sydney Swans v Essendon, SCG (7:20pm)

    Friday April 9

    Port Adelaide v Richmond, Adelaide Oval (7:50pm)

    Saturday April 10

    Western Bulldogs v Brisbane Lions, Mars Stadium (1:45pm)

    St Kilda v West Coast Eagles, Marvel Stadium (4:35pm)

    Gold Coast Suns v Carlton, Metricon Stadium (7:25pm)

    Collingwood v GWS Giants, MCG (7:25pm)

    Sunday April 11

    North Melbourne v Adelaide Crows, Marvel Stadium (1:10pm)

    Melbourne v Geelong Cats, MCG (3:20pm)

    Fremantle v Hawthorn, Optus Stadium (4:40pm)

    Round 5
    Thursday April 15

    St Kilda v Richmond, Marvel Stadium (7:20pm)

    Friday April 16

    West Coast Eagles v Collingwood, Optus Stadium (8:10pm)

    Saturday April 17

    Western Bulldogs v Gold Coast Suns, Marvel Stadium (1:45pm)

    Sydney Swans v GWS Giants, SCG (4:35pm)

    Carlton v Port Adelaide, MCG (7:25pm)

    Brisbane Lions v Essendon, Gabba (7:25pm)

    Sunday April 18

    Adelaide Crows v Fremantle, Adelaide Oval (1:10pm)

    Hawthorn v Melbourne, MCG (3:20pm)

    Geelong Cats v North Melbourne, GMHBA Stadium (4:40pm)

    Round 6
    Friday April 23

    GWS Giants v Western Bulldogs, Manuka Oval (7:50pm)

    Saturday April 24

    Geelong Cats v West Coast Eagles, GMHBA Stadium (1:45pm)

    Gold Coast Suns v Sydney Swans, Metricon Stadium (1:45pm)

    Carlton v Brisbane Lions, Marvel Stadium (4:35pm)

    Melbourne v Richmond, MCG (7:25pm)

    Fremantle v North Melbourne, Optus Stadium (8:10pm)

    Sunday April 25

    Hawthorn v Adelaide Crows, UTAS Stadium (12:30pm)

    Collingwood v Essendon, MCG (3:20pm)

    Port Adelaide v St Kilda, Adelaide Oval (6:40pm)

    Note: The dates and time for games beyond round six are yet to be confirmed.

    Round 7
    Begins Friday, April 30

    Adelaide Crows vs. GWS Giants (AO)

    Brisbane Lions vs. Port Adelaide (G)

    Collingwood vs. Gold Coast Suns (MCG)

    Essendon vs. Carlton (MCG)

    North Melbourne vs. Melbourne (BA)

    Richmond vs. Western Bulldogs (MCG)

    St Kilda vs. Hawthorn (Marvel)

    Sydney Swans vs. Geelong Cats (SCG)

    West Coast Eagles vs. Fremantle (OS)

    Round 8
    Begins Friday, May 7

    Fremantle vs. Brisbane Lions (OS)

    Gold Coast Suns vs. St Kilda (MS)

    GWS Giants vs. Essendon (GS)

    Hawthorn vs. West Coast Eagles (MCG)

    Melbourne vs. Sydney Swans (MCG)

    North Melbourne vs. Collingwood (Marvel)

    Port Adelaide vs. Adelaide Crows (AO)

    Richmond vs. Geelong Cats (MCG)

    Western Bulldogs vs. Carlton (Marvel)

    Round 9
    Begins Friday, May 14

    Essendon vs. Fremantle (Marvel)

    Gold Coast Suns vs. Brisbane Lions (MS)

    Hawthorn vs. North Melbourne (UTAS)

    Melbourne vs. Carlton (MCG

    Port Adelaide vs. Western Bulldogs (AO)

    Richmond vs. GWS Giants (Marvel)

    St Kilda vs. Geelong Cats (Marvel)

    Sydney Swans vs. Collingwood (SCG)

    West Coast Eagles vs. Adelaide Crows (OS)

    Round 10
    Begins Friday, May 21

    Adelaide Crows vs. Melbourne (AO)

    Brisbane Lions vs. Richmond (G)

    Carlton vs. Hawthorn (MCG)

    Collingwood vs. Port Adelaide (MCG)

    Essendon vs. North Melbourne (Marvel)

    Fremantle vs. Sydney Swans (OS)

    Geelong Cats vs. Gold Coast Suns (GMHBA)

    GWS Giants vs. West Coast Eagles (GS)

    Western Bulldogs vs. St Kilda (Marvel)

    Round 11
    Begins Friday, May 28

    Brisbane Lions vs. GWS Giants(G)

    Collingwood vs. Geelong Cats (MCG)

    Gold Coast Suns vs. Hawthorn (TIO)

    Port Adelaide vs. Fremantle (AO)

    Richmond vs. Adelaide Crows (MCG)

    St Kilda vs. North Melbourne (Marvel)

    Sydney Swans vs. Carlton (SCG)

    West Coast Eagles vs. Essendon (OS)

    Western Bulldogs vs. Melbourne (Marvel)

    Round 12
    Begins Friday, June 4

    Adelaide Crows vs. Collingwood (AO)

    Carlton vs. West Coast Eagles (MCG)

    Essendon vs. Richmond (MCG)

    Fremantle vs. Western Bulldogs (OS)

    Melbourne vs. Brisbane Lions (TP)

    St Kilda vs. Sydney Swans (Marvel)

    Byes: Geelong Cats, Gold Coast Suns, GWS Giants, Hawthorn, North Melbourne, Port Adelaide

    Round 13
    Begins Friday, June 10

    Fremantle vs. Gold Coast Suns (OS)

    Melbourne vs. Collingwood (MCG)

    North Melbourne vs. GWS Giants (BA)

    Port Adelaide vs. Geelong Cats (AO)

    St Kilda vs. Adelaide Crows (Marvel)

    Sydney Swans vs. Hawthorn (SCG)

    Byes: Brisbane Lions, Carlton, Essendon, Richmond, West Coast Eagles, Western Bulldogs

    Round 14
    Begins Thursday, June 17

    Geelong Cats vs. Western Bulldogs (GMHBA)

    Gold Coast Suns vs. Port Adelaide (MS)

    GWS Giants vs. Carlton (GS)

    Hawthorn vs. Essendon (MCG)

    North Melbourne vs. Brisbane Lions (Marvel)

    West Coast Eagles vs. Richmond (OS)

    Byes: Adelaide Crows, Collingwood, Fremantle, Melbourne, St Kilda, Sydney Swans

    Round 15
    Begins Thursday, June 24

    Brisbane Lions vs. Geelong Cats (G)

    Carlton vs. Adelaide Crows (Marvel)

    Collingwood vs. Fremantle (Marvel)

    Essendon vs. Melbourne (MCG)

    GWS Giants vs. Hawthorn (GS)

    North Melbourne vs. Gold Coast Suns (BA)

    Port Adelaide vs. Sydney Swans (AO)

    Richmond vs. St Kilda (MCG)

    West Coast Eagles vs. Western Bulldogs (OS)

    Round 16
    Begins Thursday, July 1

    Adelaide Crows vs. Brisbane Lions (AO)

    Collingwood vs. St Kilda (MCG)

    Fremantle vs. Carlton (OS)

    Geelong Cats vs. Essendon (GMHBA)

    Gold Coast Suns vs. Richmond (MS)

    Hawthorn vs. Port Adelaide (Marvel)

    Melbourne vs. GWS Giants (MCG)

    Sydney Swans vs. West Coast Eagles (SCG)

    Western Bulldogs vs. North Melbourne (Marvel)

    Round 17
    Begins Friday, July 9

    Brisbane Lions vs. St Kilda (G)

    Carlton vs. Geelong Cats (MCG)

    Essendon vs. Adelaide Crows (Marvel)

    GWS Giants vs. Gold Coast Suns (GS)

    Hawthorn vs. Fremantle (UTAS)

    Port Adelaide vs. Melbourne (AO)

    Richmond vs. Collingwood (MCG)

    West Coast Eagles vs. North Melbourne (OS)

    Western Bulldogs vs. Sydney Swans (Marvel)

    Round 18
    Begins Friday, July 16

    Adelaide Crows vs. West Coast Eagles (AO)

    Collingwood vs. Carlton (MCG)

    Fremantle vs. Geelong Cats (OS)

    Gold Coast Suns vs. Western Bulldogs (MS)

    GWS Giants vs. Sydney Swans (GS)

    Melbourne vs. Hawthorn (MCG)

    North Melbourne vs. Essendon (Marvel)

    Richmond vs. Brisbane Lions (MCG)

    St Kilda vs. Port Adelaide (Marvel)

    Round 19
    Begins Friday, July 23

    Carlton vs. North Melbourne (Marvel)

    Essendon vs. GWS Giants (Marvel)

    Geelong Cats vs. Richmond (MCG)

    Gold Coast Suns vs. Melbourne (MS)

    Hawthorn vs. Brisbane Lions (MCG)

    Port Adelaide vs. Collingwood (AO)

    Sydney Swans vs. Fremantle (SCG)

    West Coast Eagles vs. St Kilda (OS)

    Western Bulldogs vs. Adelaide Crows (MARS)

    Round 20
    Begins Friday, July 30

    Adelaide Crows vs. Hawthorn (AO)

    Brisbane Lions vs. Gold Coast Suns (G)

    Collingwood vs. West Coast Eagles (MCG)

    Essendon vs. Sydney Swans (Marvel)

    Fremantle vs. Richmond (OS)

    GWS Giants vs. Port Adelaide (MO)

    Melbourne vs. Western Bulldogs (MCG)

    North Melbourne vs. Geelong Cats (BA)

    St Kilda vs. Carlton (Marvel)

    Round 21
    Begins Friday, August 6

    Adelaide Crows vs. Port Adelaide (AO)

    Brisbane Lions vs. Fremantle (G)

    Carlton vs. Gold Coast Suns (Marvel)

    Geelong Cats vs. GWS Giants (GMHBA)

    Hawthorn vs. Collingwood (MCG)

    Richmond vs. North Melbourne (MCG)

    Sydney Swans vs. St Kilda (SCG)

    West Coast Eagles vs. Melbourne (OS)

    Western Bulldogs vs. Essendon (Marvel)

    Round 22
    Begins Friday, August 13

    Collingwood vs. Brisbane Lions (Marvel)

    Fremantle vs. West Coast Eagles (OS)

    Geelong Cats vs. St Kilda (GMHBA)

    Gold Coast Suns vs. Essendon (MS)

    GWS Giants vs. Richmond (GS)

    Hawthorn vs. Western Bulldogs (UTAS)

    Melbourne vs. Adelaide Crows (MCG)

    North Melbourne vs. Sydney Swans (Marvel)

    Port Adelaide vs. Carlton (AO)

    Round 23
    Begins Friday, August 20

    Adelaide Crows vs. North Melbourne (AO)

    Brisbane Lions vs. West Coast Eagles (G)

    Carlton vs. GWS Giants (Marvel)

    Essendon vs. Collingwood (MCG)

    Geelong Cats vs. Melbourne (GMHBA)

    Richmond vs. Hawthorn (MCG)

    St Kilda vs. Fremantle (Marvel)

    Sydney Swans vs. Gold Coast Suns (SCG)

    Western Bulldogs vs. Port Adelaide (Marvel)

    Venue key
    (AO) Adelaide Oval; (BA) Blundstone Arena, Hobart; (G) The Gabba, Brisbane; (GMHBA) GMHBA Stadium, Geelong; (GS) GIANTS Stadium, Sydney; (MO) Manuka Oval, Canberra; (MARS) Mars Stadium, Ballarat; (Marvel) Marvel Stadium, Melbourne; (MCG) Melbourne Cricket Ground; (MS) Metricon Stadium, Gold Coast; (OS) Optus Stadium, Perth; (SCG) Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney; (TIO) TIO Stadium, Darwin; (TP) TIO Traeger Park, Alice Springs; (UTAS) University of Tasmania Stadium, Launceston.



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