Fantasy News Today: 26 March, 2019

After a poor Round 1 outing Zach Merrett has been declared fit by Essendon coach John Worsfold, Merrett recorded only 16 Disposals against the Giants.

“(Zach) Merrett is fit, but he didn’t have anywhere near the impact he should have (in Round 1)” John Worsfold.

Jake Stringer should be good to go in Round 2, he injured his foot and suffered some minor bruising.

“.. we’re confident he’ll be given the all clear to play” John Worsfold on Jake Stringer (Foot).

Fantasy News Today: 25 March, 2019

Zach Merrett

There could be a few changes to the Essendon team after the dismal Round 1 performance, John Worsfold highlight a few options today.

“There were some impressive performers in our VFL team over the weekend, such as Darcy Parish, Zac Clarke, Dylan Clarke & Kobe Mutch” John Worsfold.

There would be more than a few coaches rocking with Sam Collins at the moment, be aware he suffered a concussion late in the game against the Saints and is a test for this week.

Ben Ainsworth will miss between 4-6 weeks after injuring his knee in Round 1, David Swallow escaped major knee damage in the same game for Gold Coast.

AFL Fantasy Game Notes: Round 1

Taylor Adams is currently on track to return in Round 4, Nathan Buckley provided an update today.

Taylor Adams is another 2 weeks away from being available for selection – Nathan Buckley.

The Giants will need a replacement for Harry Perryman, he suffered a punctured lung against the Bombers.

Callan Ward is still 2-3 weeks away, Josh Kelly (Hip/Knee) could return this week against the Eagles in Perth.

AFL Fantasy Team Points: Round 1

Callan Ward

Those planning to trade in Dan Hannebery at some stage will need to put those plans on hold, he is still 4-6 weeks away from being ready to play.

The Job security for Fremantle small forward Lachlan Schultz improved with the Hamstring injury to Hayden Ballantyne who is set to miss 3-4 weeks.

Josh Kennedy will likely make his first appearance in Round 2, Jamie Cripps is also a possible inclusion which does put pressure on a few low priced players.

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