Talk about not being here to fornicate with spiders. I’ve mentioned it a couple of times already, but, has already thrown up a couple of red flags this pre-season. Personal bests in time trials type of nick. in the mix. elevated himself in front of our eyes with an incredible 10th year break-out, capped off with a maiden All-Australian berth. Famous for disingenuous late withdrawals, petulant team selection sheets and deliberately misleading injury reports, Geelong redeemed themselves by giving fantasy coaches and DFS degenerates plenty going the other way in 2020. Upgrade to Insider. will set up a tent on a wing and focus on being more class than accumulation for the Cats. Great news for the Cats, who can just casually slip a two-time B&F winner into an area of need. tbetta Not so great for his fantasy output though. Grand Finalists, by definition, have a shorter off-season. While they conceded the least Disposals and least Marks of any club, they were nice enough to concede the 2nd-most Tackles along the way. Jersey # 46. DFS relevant when the price is right. is in doubt for Round 1 after multiple calf issues this pre-season. In the four games he helped out in the ruck last year, he scored 101, 85, 82 and 75. Not so great for his fantasy output though. Shiel is a solid midfielder, having made the All Australian team once and being the runner-up in the Essendon best and fairest in 2019. The unique MID/RUC dual position isn’t the only thing Fantasy relevant about Blicavs, he’s in the mix as one of the top rucks for many years to come. Blitz would have won a lot of astute DFS punters a lot of money last year with the casuals missing his move to a wing/ruck role, so it’ll be sad to see him return to relative fantasy irrelevance in 2021. With their last pick the Cats pick up local talent Nick Stevens, who started out as a skillful half-back but enjoyed a late growth spurt and now stands at 192cm. Patrick Dangerfield, Scott Selwood, Mark Blicavs Richard Douglas, Rory Atkins, David Mackay I’m keeping it simple tonight — Zac Smith to maintain his high-flying form and beat Blicavs in … 2020 Stats. They might not feel too disappointed with the switch, though; Geelong’s ‘best 22’ goes about 28 players deep and the competition for spots this year will be fierce. Whether there was substance to it or whether it was just whispers in the wind, it doesn’t matter now – he’s at Geelong this year and apparently he’s come back in ripping nick. The 22-year-old launched himself off the shoulders of the much taller Mark Blicavs, propelling him into the air well above a pack of players contending for the footy. Cockatoo, Fogarty [trades, free agency] Marks. is free to do what he does best – peel off his opponent and launch counter-attacks. Grand Finalists, by definition, have a shorter off-season. Which is just probably just symptomatic of the other team never having possession, I guess. View Other Player Profiles … This puts him in frame to help replace the retired. But perhaps the biggest driver of Geelong’s season was the masterclass from veteran Tom Hawkins, whose career-best season was summed up perfectly by this quirky (and quite honestly, unbelievable) stat: he won the Coleman Medal whilst also leading the league in Goal Assists. The ruck stocks were looking thin behind Fort and part-timer Ratugolea, so Geelong dipped into the WA talent pool and plucked out a promising project player. My nemesis. will be filling a hybrid M/F role again this season. It’s hard to get too excited about him in DFS if he’ll be selected with a defense-first role in mind, but we’ll reassess if it looks like he’s playing with a more attacking mindset based on team balance. With their last pick the Cats pick up local talent, , who started out as a skillful half-back but enjoyed a late growth spurt and now stands at 192cm. Even Jordan Clark could be a great one week plug and play pick. 44. With those numbers I just rattled off above, it’s no surprise to see the Cats push deep into the finals series with a Grand Final berth. Age: 30yr 1mth Games: 187 Born: March 28, 1991 Origin: Geelong Vfl. The similarly understated, joined him in the 40-man All-Australian squad with a peerless season off a wing. At his price point, that’s a big deal in DFS. Ultra consistent and versatile, he can play in defence, on the wing or in the ruck. Hale’s ability to influence the game around the … They don’t really have a ball-user out of defence outside of. Mark Blicavs now a Ruck/Midfielder A potential solution to many DreamTeam and SuperCoach Coaches problems is the adjustment to Mark Blicavs the Geelong rookie ruck who was labelled as a midfielder. DFS appeal is greater with the midfield time included, so monitor this closely. Height: 198cm Weight: 100kg Position: Defender, Midfield Last Drafted: Round 3, Pick #54 2011 Rookie Draft by Geelong Cats. They don’t really have a ball-user out of defence outside of Tom Stewart, with O’Connor the closest thing as more of a line-breaker. The improvement flowed on from that crucial mindset, most of it from within Geelong’s ranks. This is the foundation of his fantasy scoring, his absolute bread and butter; ranked 4th in Kicks, 2nd in Marks and 3rd in Rebound 50’s per game in 2020, for a total (adjusted and uninjured) average of 102 AF. Through a combination of last year’s success and this year’s diminished pre-season, I think it’s fair to assume that Dangerfield will be filling a hybrid M/F role again this season. If Mark Blicavs can continue his recent form then I think he’s an excellent ruck choice tonight. The Geelong Football Club. Calves. A GPP-only pick with the high variance high half forward role, but I’ll take a much closer look if he slots back onto a HBF. Breaking through for that senior spot is the next hurdle. HB: Mark O’Connor, Mark Blicavs, Tom Stewart C: Mitch Duncan, Joel Selwood, Sam Menegola HF: Luke Dahlhaus, Jeremy Cameron, Shaun Higgins F: Gryan Miers, Tom Hawkins, Sam Simpson FOLL: Rhys Stanley, Patrick Dangerfield, Cam Guthrie I/C: Zach Tuohy, Jed Bews, Brandan Parfitt, Isaac Smith. Name: Mark Blicavs Club: Geelong Position: RUC/MID AFL Fantasy: $539,000 AFL Dream Team: $564,500 Bye Round: 15 2015 Average: 97.4 2015 Games Played: 21 Predicted Average: … But let’s pretend for a minute that he’s fully fit, which presumably becomes true at some point in the season. Mark Blicavs. Another athletics convert, they’ll be looking at him for a wing role in the future – but probably after their current Premiership window swings shut. was ever the professional in plugging the holes wherever they popped up. This was a club that finally bought into the old saying “champion team, versus a team of champions”, and they were rewarded with an even chance at a flag. But with COVID-19 pushing back the climax of the season almost a full month until October 24, the Cats are coming off the most stunted pre-season in history. Tackles. Athletic at 202cm, Neale could be anything… with plenty of time and development. If you wanted to score against Cats you had to do it the hard way. Cameron (hamstring niggle) is back into full training and Stewart (quad) will soon join him, but the news isn’t as positive for Simpson (shoulder), Dahlhaus (groin) and Fort (knee). Geelong prices and positions Cracking Geelong’s 22 is going to be a daunting task even for the established players on the list, so they leaned into that with their selections by going for high upside or needs-based picks. There’s a niche there, in my opinion. is no different. , who are both also in the mix for a defensive role as we approach the pre-season hitouts. The maturity came from realising that the Cats many stars didn’t have to shine every game – they didn’t even have to glitter in the sky at all on some nights. has another gear or two left in him, and it’ll come from the KPI’s – he can do much better than the 71% TOG and 50% CBA share he received in 2020. was a big GPP player last year with 8 scores over 80 (including monsters of 100, 109 and 130) and that was with mere scraps. Mark Blicavs – Deck of DT 2016. It’ll be an uphill battle to crack the 22 again for. Sydney-based 48-year-old Christian pastor Trent Sutcliffe plays plenty of Fantasy sports but he achieved the AFL Fantasy holy grail of taking out the top prize in 2020, despite trading in Mark Blicavs for a final round score of 37. The Cats ranked hardest for Key DEF’s, General DEF’s and Key FWD’s; plus 3rd-hardest for General FWD’s and 5th-hardest for MID’s. And they’re feeling it. No slouch as an outside player with a 110-point trajectory in that role, that figure turbocharged to 130 AF in his 6 games with more than 50% CBA presence in 2020. Enjoy highlights from Geelong best and fairest Mark Blicavs. , whose career-best season was summed up perfectly by this quirky (and quite honestly, unbelievable) stat: he won the Coleman Medal whilst also leading the league in Goal Assists. 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Contract Status: RFA at the end of 2023 AFL Player Contracts. would be enough to cripple most clubs. role is far from clear. Disposals. Over the last two games he has averaged over 20 hit outs and during the two games he shared duties with Ratugolea he posted 69 and 83 fantasy points. The obvious replacement for Harry Taylor externally, all the messaging out of Geelong this pre-season confirms what we expected with Blicavs training in a return to a key defensive post. Dangerfield is on a heavily modified program with last year’s groin concern. Not ideal preparation. There’s a niche there, in my opinion. I have little interest in, The Cats haven’t explicitly revealed the role of recruit, outside of targeting him to replace the huge void left by, . They come up against the rebuilding … Cameron (GWS), S. Higgins (NTH), I. Smith (HAW). September 11, 2020. Not all defenders are created equal. With, preparing for a mixture of roles, the CBA’s open up once again for. The AAMI Community Series will reveal more. Ultimate Footy is the first AFL fantasy website offering category based scoring and live online drafts, 100% free. DT = Dream Team score in this round. A lucrative mark blicavs footywire to 2024, he 's likely to fall short as he weighs retirement., Blicavs is almost unstoppable off-season switch from attack to defence could pave the.! is perennially ready for that next midfield step, and 2021 is no different. GWS fantasy 22 It might tip others headfirst into a rebuild. The former Giant has been drafted back to his former club in the fantasy AFL world. became more comfortable with the idea that he didn’t have to become Superman in the midfield each week, and that quality in the forward 50 is often more damaging than quantity between the arcs. The improvement flowed on from that crucial mindset, most of it from within Geelong’s ranks. Mark Blicavs (born 28 March 1991) is a professional Australian rules footballer for the Geelong Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). Throw in the dodgy groin, and it’s hard to justify his selection at an elevated price on a 4-game slate in Round 1. Against the 8 leakiest teams for Gen DEF’s in DvP last year, the late blo0mer averaged a massive 9 marks and 116 AF, with a lowest score of 100 across those outings. Mark Blicavs on 2018 vs 2017 #RSNBreakfastClub GEELONG has re-signed versatile midfielder Mark Blicavs. Mark Blicavs (DS $11,760, DK $5,500) Blicavs will also spend a portion of time in the ruck. The similarly understated Menegola joined him in the 40-man All-Australian squad with a peerless season off a wing. Height 198 CM. name popped up during the trade period once again during the off-season, with words like ‘disgruntled’, ‘home-sick’ and ‘more opportunity’ thrown around. 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