2022 Fantasy: Stephen Coniglio

There is clarity on the Stephen Coniglio role for the 2022 H&A season.

Giants senior coach Leon Cameron has stated this week Coniglio has trained a significant portion of the pre-season through the midfield.

Cameron also acknowledged he is willing to get Coniglio going early in the year on the back of a strong pre-season. 

AFL News on Twitter @aflratings “Basically most of the pre-season, probably 80% of the pre-season it’s that midfield position.”

“But there’s no doubt when he’s fit and confident playing forward/deep forward has been a weapon for us as well in the past.”

“And we’ll continue to go down that path.”

“We’re probably experimenting a lot of our mids playing some forward roles as well.”

GAME DAY LIVE on Twitter @aflratings_Live “And Cogs is one of them, but equally we want to get his confidence back up which on the back of a really strong pre-season so he can hit the ground running from Round 1.” he said. 

Coniglio averaged 14.7 Disposals, 2.0 Marks & 3.9 Tackles from 7 games in 2021.

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Fantasy Impact: Stephen Coniglio averaged 60.7pts from 7 games in 2021, he recorded a season high 92pts in Round 2 against Fremantle. 

All positive for Coniglio so far in pre-season coming off an injury interrupted 2021 season, his midfield role should provide a strong scoring output. 

There will still be some forward usage as his secondary position. 

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Coniglio is a consideration for season long fantasy at Round 1 if he completes an uninterrupted pre-season, he is value based on his previous historical scoring output.

It’s worth pushing him up quite a few spots on your draft boards in single season draft leagues. 

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