SHARKS FANTASY FORECAST | Round #20
Round 20 is upon us and we only have three weeks until our Fantasy NRL finals start so now is the time to make that final push to qualify your team in the top eight and play in the Fantasy Finals.
Standout performers from round 19 were Melbourne's Kevin Proctor on 85, Rabbitoh Greg Inglis with 79 and Knights prop Kade Snowden who scored 77, while closer to home Sharks Andrew Fifita was again in outstanding form in compiling 72 points.
Aiden Sezer returns for the Titans, Boyd Cordner for the Roosters, Issac Luke is back for Souths and Reece Robinson has been named in the Eels line up after recovering from a fractured cheekbone.
After he was a late withdrawal last week Ben Barba is back for the Sharks, as is Anthony Tupou who is inching ever-closer to a return from his broken jaw and has been named on an extended interchange bench. We can't be sure however Tupou will play this week until the team sheets are revealed on Sunday.
Jack Reeds suspension rules him out for the Broncos for one match, Anthony Don has been omitted for the Titans, Cameron McInnes makes way for Luke at the Rabbitohs and Tyler Randell was not named for the Knights.
Sisa Waqa is out of action after suffering a knee injury playing for the Raiders against the Sharks, then there are the Eels who have a number of big names missing with Corey Norman and Chris Sandow unavailable for the next few weeks and Anthony Watmough and Danny Wicks set to be out for the remainder of the season.
Greg Inglis is starting to find some good form for the Rabbitohs and is still at a reasonable price, while Blake Ferguson (Roosters) is a nice point of difference and is playing confident football again after his long stint on the sideline.
Daly Cherry-Evans has been named for Manly despite suffering an injury and missing the second half of the Sea Eagles match last week and Brett Morris has been playing extremely well for the Bulldogs and in my opinion is now a keeper.
You should be selling a trio of Eels in Wicks, who is having surgery on his shoulder this week and won't return in 2015, Watmough who is also having season-ending surgery this week on his knee and Sandow appears headed for the UK but even if he remains in Australia he gives the impression he doesn't want to be there and is just too risky to keep.
Good luck this week to all NRL Fantasy Coaches and remember, trade wisely!