Fantasy News Today: 11 February, 2019

Confirmation today that Dan Hannebery is dealing with a hamstring issue, the Saints are adamant that there is no tear and he remains on a running/boxing program.

Hannebery averaged 62.4pts in AFL Fantasy & 60.1pts in SuperCoach in 2018.

Injury Update: Dan Hannebery

Dan Hannebery

Sydney Stack has been signed by Richmond via the pre-season Supplemental Selection Period (SSP), he averaged 23.2 Disposals in the WAFL Colts & 14.0 Disposals in the WAFL from 3 games in 2018.

Signed: Sydney Stack

Jarrod Berry has been sidelined with Glandular Fever, he could return to the club on Feb 23 (via @MichaelWhiting).

Berry averaged 77.1pts in AFL Fantasy & 80.0pts in SuperCoach in 2018.

AFL Fantasy: 2019 Top 5 Sleepers

Great news for those fantasy coaches looking to select Zach Merrett, he continues to progress from an ankle injury sustained in mid-January.

Merrett averaged 101.5pts in AFL Fantasy & 100.4pts in SuperCoach in 2018.

Last Week – Injury Update: Zach Merrett

Zach Merrett

Jason Johannisen is in doubt for Round 1 after suffering an ankle injury last Friday, the injury has been identified as low grade syndesmosis (via @Stevo7AFL).

Johannisen led the Bulldogs with 53 kick-ins (22.9% of team) last season, he averaged 76.0pts in AFL Fantasy & 85.8pts in SuperCoach in 2018.

Injury Update: Jason Johannisen

Brisbane coach Chris Fagan provided a pre-season update today (via @AFLcomau), a few players of note were highlighted.

“Zac (Bailey) we’re sort of experimenting a little bit with at the moment whether he plays on ball or whether he plays at half back.. we’ll see how that pans out” Chris Fagan.

Bailey played 12 games in his rookie season in 2018, he averaged 51.8pts in AFL Fantasy & 50.8pts in SuperCoach in 2018.

Bet Lab: 2019 Rising Star Award

Zac Bailey

“Probably Ely Smith is the most impressive at the moment.. he might just pop up in the midfield at some stage.. the other boys have been a bit modified (training) due to injury” Chris Fagan on the new draftees.

Smith recorded 32 Disposals for Vic Country against Western Australia in final game of the 2018 U18 National Championships, he is a strong bodied midfielder that could quickly adapt at AFL level.

Fantasy News Today: 8 February, 2019

“He does have the capacity to play wing & on-ball.. we may well explore that this year” Chris Fagan on Daniel Rich.

Fagan has been consistent in his messaging over the pre-season wanting an even spread in the midfield, Rich averaged 71.5pts in AFL Fantasy & 78.9pts in SuperCoach in 2018.

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Daniel Rich

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