Another full Saturday slate presents plenty of opportunities in DFS as Round 9 of the AFL season continues.

Games are scheduled right across the country, with variable conditions set to have an influence on player selection.

Draftstars have put up $75k in the main contest, as well as a couple of live final qualifier contests.

  • AFL $75,000+ Saturday at Draftstars
  • $20 AFL $500k Qualifier at Draftstars
  • $5 AFL $500k Qualifier at Draftstars
  • AFL $10,000+ Saturday High Roller ($150 Entry) at Draftstars
  • AFL $5,000+ Saturday Fiver at Draftstars 
  • AFL $5,000+ Saturday Mini ($2 Entry) at Draftstars
  • AFL $3,000+ Saturday Buck Hunter ($1 Entry) at Draftstars



In addition to previews for each and every slate this season, Daily Fantasy Rankings will continue with our AFL Resources page. This section provides you all the data you need to build your best line-ups. It includes daily cheat sheets for Draftstars, Player Correlation tables, Player Out tables, Scores Against tables, Tagging information, statistical breakdowns and much more!



Richmond vs Hawthorn at the MCG (Richmond -18.5, 173.5)

North Melbourne vs Port Adelaide at Blundstone Arena (Port Adelaide -36.5, 156.5)

St Kilda vs Geelong at Etihad Stadium (Geelong -3.5, 164.5)

Sydney vs Essendon at the SCG (Sydney -24.5, 172.5)

Adelaide vs Brisbane at Adelaide Oval (Brisbane -27.5, 168.5)







Rain poses a threat across the nation this weekend, especially down in Tassie where 2-5mm is predicted. The games at the SCG and Marvel Stadium are safest in terms of weather.

Where to Attack?

There are a few clear target areas on this slate.

St Kilda have given away plenty of points to defenders over the course of the season and Geelong have been masters of the kick-mark game in the past.

Midfielders playing against Hawthorn and Richmond tend to feast, and here those two sides will meet each other. With some movement in the midfield groups of each team, there are sure to be some prime fantasy plays on Saturday.

Down forward, cellar dwellers North Melbourne have been hapless to stop opposition forwards. The chance of rain may direct people away from stacking Port attackers though.

Game Script - Port Adelaide stacks, Richmond and Hawthorn mids


Mitch Knevitt ($6,580)

Knevitt impressed playing an outside game last week and could be a beneficiary of St Kilda giving away free marks in their forward half.



Todd Goldstein ($9,970)

Big Goldy has thrived on returning to the #1 ruck role, pumping out scores of 90 and 74 in the last fortnight. On Saturday he comes up against the inexperienced Sam Hayes, in a match where plenty of stoppages are likely.

James Worpel ($8,950)

Someone has to benefit from the absence of Tom Mitchell and I think Worpel will be that man. He attended a season high 71% of centre bounces last week and has a historical ceiling over 100 points. To top it off, Richmond is a prime matchup for midfielders.


Jayden Short ($16,070)

Short has moved into the midfield over the last couple of weeks to good effect, producing more tons for his fantasy fans. This week is a great matchup for Short who loves the expanses of the MCG.


Suggested Draftstars Team

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