The world of AFL related media is vast, dynamic and fast paced. If you aren’t engaged on a daily basis, you’re bound to miss something in the flood of news articles, opinion pieces, videos and social media posts – and how relevant are they all to your SuperCoach team anyway? This preseason, we’re solving your problem. Each week we’ll give you our take on the most SuperCoach relevant media.
After reportedly having strong links with Nat Fyfe, St Kilda’s football manager Jamie Cox categorically ruled out any chance of the 2015 Brownlow medallist joining the boys from Seaford in 2018. The Saints appear well placed to land a ‘big fish’ in the upcoming trade and free agency period, with adequate salary cap room and a predominantly young list looking to add some experienced star power.
Josh Kelly and Dustin Martin are names that Cox confirmed interest in, and implied that he would love to see one or both of them in the red, white and black.
Go back 12 months and Fyfe’s playing future was already all the rage, however, the meteoric rise of Kelly and the game-breaking Martin have suddenly transformed them into the major news stories, with Fyfe’s situation perhaps becoming overshadowed. Although Fyfe has already got a Brownlow in his pocket, it is understandable how the stocks of the other out-of-contract guns have surpassed the Fremantle captain. Kelly is averaging 29 touches a game and still bodes plenty of scope for improvement with his age, and Martin’s unparalleled strength and destructiveness makes him entirely unique. Conversely, Fyfe’s form trend has been going in the opposite direction. Read more…