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PostPosted: January 19, 2015, 11:30 am
GH Premiership Teams

Cost - $10 Per Team.

GD - 2014 Premiers
Millsy
Raidersrawesome
Sublime Green
Sir McSquid
marcofski
Lurch
VictorTheViking
Capital Punishment
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Scoring

Tries - 4

Goals - 2

Field Goal - 1

40/20 - 1

Try Assists - 4

Line Breaks - 1

Line Break Assists - 1

Workhorse Try - 4
40+ tackles/hit ups - Back Rower, Front Rower & Hooker.

Double Workhorse - 8
50+ tackles/hit ups & 75 metres run - Hooker. 60+ tackles/hitups & 120 metres run - Back Rower/Front Rower.

Sin Bin - -2

Send Off - -4

Bench Scoring - Bench 1 is for an outside back. Bench 2, 3, 4 are now for your forwards to get a WH but you can put any player you want on your bench, if you put a forward in bench 1 and he a WH is wont count, if you put backs in the other 3 spots they could get a WH if they get the defensive numbers.

Comp Settings

Squad Size - 25

Terminations / Squad Changes - 40

Kicker Points - 15

Anti-Tampering Deadline / Last Squad Changes - Round 20

Rolling Lockout - Enabled

Captains Double Points - Enabled

Finals Series - Top 6

Finals Start - Round 23

Waiver Wire - Enabled

Enabled Waiver Wire style restrictions on players being drafted during the home and away season. When enabled, de-listed players are automatically added to the Waiver Wire for which Coaches can submit a request to draft the player. If players are not picked from the Waiver Wire, they become free agents and can be drafted at any time.

Draft Type - Free for All / Quick Draft - time between picks each round- 2 minutes.
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PostPosted: January 19, 2015, 11:33 am
The site is now open, you should be able to sign in with your log in email address and password from last yr.

https://thebench.com.au/home

We will be doing the Quick Draft this year, it is back.

I'd advise we all sort out a spreadsheet at some stage in the coming weeks to use during the draft.

We can draft at any time, I think we should wait until mid Feb at least and do the draft on a weekend, it will only take an hour to draft our 25 man squad.

I will sort out the comp later today or tonight and pm everyone the password so you can join.
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PostPosted: January 19, 2015, 1:19 pm
Cheers Millsy.
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PostPosted: January 19, 2015, 5:37 pm
I'm doing 4 comps this yr so I don't have the time to screw around for a month doing the 24 hr draft here.

You guys can do it if you want but I'll need to be replaced and someone else take over here.

Doing a pick every 2 minutes is pretty good, you have enough time, if you happen to miss a pick any time you just grab whatever you missed from free agency as soon as the draft finishes.

Or you could swap with anyone from div 2 who wouldnt mind doing the quick draft.

We will have to sort it out before I start sending out invites.
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PostPosted: January 19, 2015, 7:33 pm
Quick draft good by me
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PostPosted: January 19, 2015, 8:44 pm
Id prefer the 24 hour draft as you get a decent time for a pick. I found with the hour draft anyone who loses wifi or it drops out, can't make it, get completely screwed and its season over before it begins.
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PostPosted: January 19, 2015, 9:06 pm
Yeah thats true, if we start early enough we will be finished well before the season starts
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PostPosted: January 20, 2015, 11:05 pm
The comp is now set up - We are doing the Quick Draft.

The scoring and settings are now in the first post of the thread.

I have sent out some PM invites to join the comp.

I know the old site had issues for a while, 2013 was almost breaking point for most and the quick draft was ordinary, but any thoughts of that site should of been forgotten after the success of last year, the guys have done some quick draft testing and reports are it worked well.

Nickman and lucy - I hope you guys still join up, it seriously isn't a bad draft to do when it works well.
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PostPosted: January 22, 2015, 10:55 am
Ok I have now sent everyone the Token to join the comp, post your team name up in here once you join.

I'm think we draft mid Feb, Sunday the 15th seems like a good day or the following Sunday 21st :) 1 pm Qld time. If everyone is available that is. We will want everyone confirmed a week before.

It gives everyone time to get ready, do a spreadsheet of players in each position to look at while we draft.
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PostPosted: January 23, 2015, 2:25 pm
I did a quick draft test, it worked very well.

The two minute clock worked perfect each round and players selected without an issue.

When I started the draft we had 7 minutes until the draft got under way.

You draft in the Draft Manger page, it has the clock timer on the right side, the clock only starts ticking down to zero once it hits 1 minute / 60 seconds. When it hits zero it says pick now, and off you go and draft a player. Repeat that for 25 rounds.

You can go the Players Page to draft your players, in that page if you go to position like halfback, if a player you want isn't their they are already drafted, if you go to an nrl club instead like Raiders, it will show who has drafted which player.

After you select a player just go back to the Draft Managers page for wait for the clock and next selection. If you miss a round don't worry, you can pick those players straight after the draft finishes.

If you go to the Home Page during the draft you will see the draft log of all players drafted by each team.

We can draft at any time once all 10 teams have joined, if you don't want to join let me know so a player from Div 2 can come up.
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PostPosted: January 23, 2015, 3:07 pm
Do we have to do a Sunday?

I have kids, so Sundays I am very rarely ever home let alone online.
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PostPosted: January 23, 2015, 3:48 pm
Lucy wrote:Do we have to do a Sunday?

I have kids, so Sundays I am very rarely ever home let alone online.


No not at all, we could do a night draft during the week or a Saturday draft.
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PostPosted: January 26, 2015, 7:38 pm
Are we at least going to use the default scoring system this season??
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A weeknight is best for me
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The Nickman wrote:Are we at least going to use the default scoring system this season??


Only difference between the default scoring and our scoring, our try assists remain at 4 pts, default is 2.

I put line breaks, line break assists and 40/20 to the default scoring 1 pt each, instead of 2 which is what have been using. All comps have Workhorse points for forwards at 4 pts, Double Workhorse is automatic scoring in all comps 8 pts.

Our bench scoring has changed from last year, bench 1 is now for an outside back, bench 2, 3, 4 are now for three forwards to score a WH. If you put backs in bench 2, 3, 4 they could potentially get a WH if they get the defensive numbers, if you put a forward in bench 1they won't get a WH.

Captains Double Points has returned, the Rolling Lockout is back as well.

Waiver Wire has been added, nice addition for free agency. Players that are now dropped will be on waivers for 24 hrs, giving everyone a chance to bid and pick up that player, the lowest ranked team at the time, say 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th ect... who bids for that player will get him. If a player doesn't get claimed after 24 hrs on waivers he goes to normal free agency and can be drafted by anyone at any time.

The guide has more info about waiver wire.

The scoring and settings are posted up at the top of the thread.
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PostPosted: January 26, 2015, 8:46 pm
-GD- wrote:A weeknight is best for me


Yeah sounds good to me, I'm all good weeknights at around 7-30 Qld time.
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PostPosted: January 26, 2015, 8:49 pm
We do we have double points for try assists?? Does that just unbalance the whole system??

Sorry to be a pain, I've just never understood why you'd tamper with the scoring
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PostPosted: January 26, 2015, 9:02 pm
Millsy wrote:
-GD- wrote:A weeknight is best for me


Yeah sounds good to me, I'm all good weeknights at around 7-30 Qld time.


I work a roster , so some week nights Im out , but when we start getting closer I can let you know.

7:30 QLD time is ok if Im off or on days .
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The Nickman wrote:We do we have double points for try assists?? Does that just unbalance the whole system??

Sorry to be a pain, I've just never understood why you'd tamper with the scoring


We have always used 4 for a try assists, the scoring just stayed the same since the first year, we did a breakaway comp that Lurch set up.

I think 4 gives good balance for your playmaker / spine of your team. We use 2 for a TA in the legends of league and it seems to under value your halves and hooker, it might be just me, but at the end of the day it is the same for everyone.

It's all good Nick you're not a pain :)
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Yeah I am
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Nailed it, Rra
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I couldnt be wrong about that one
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PostPosted: January 26, 2015, 9:13 pm
Raidersrawesome wrote:
Millsy wrote:
-GD- wrote:A weeknight is best for me


Yeah sounds good to me, I'm all good weeknights at around 7-30 Qld time.


I work a roster , so some week nights Im out , but when we start getting closer I can let you know.

7:30 QLD time is ok if Im off or on days .


Yeah sounds good. Hopefully everyone joins up in the next week or so, we don't set a specific time and day now.

I just have to hit the start draft button and we have between 5 and 10 minutes and the draft starts.
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PostPosted: January 27, 2015, 6:04 am
I'm in New Zealand for a week starting today, Millsy

I'm not sure I can join up from my phone
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PostPosted: January 27, 2015, 10:40 am
The Nickman wrote:I'm in New Zealand for a week starting today, Millsy

I'm not sure I can join up from my phone


No worries.

If we get everyone join in the next week or so we could do a practice quick draft before the real thing, so everyone gets to see how it works.

Might be a good idea to do a practice run the same night we do the real draft, just need 2 hrs free time one night.
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PostPosted: January 28, 2015, 1:46 pm
I have sent everyone a pm about the draft.

We will draft on Monday 9th or Tuesday 10th Feb if possible 7-30 pm (QLD Time) 8-30 pm (NSW Time) try and get it done before some of us have legends of league, champions league and other comp drafting ect...
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PostPosted: January 28, 2015, 5:26 pm
Could do either times
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PostPosted: January 28, 2015, 8:41 pm
Looking forward to another year! The draft times are both fine for me.
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PostPosted: January 28, 2015, 8:54 pm
SubLime Green wrote:Looking forward to another year! The draft times are both fine for me.


SLG is still alive :D welcome back Colts.
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PostPosted: January 28, 2015, 10:56 pm
We have a few team changes, lucy and Nickman have relegated themselves, aussie1st and VictorTheViking have come up.

Welcome aboard guys.
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PostPosted: January 28, 2015, 11:41 pm
Ahhh yeah back in the bigs
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PostPosted: January 29, 2015, 4:39 am
Time to sort my rabble out from last season!
Either of those days are fine for me.
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PostPosted: January 29, 2015, 1:19 pm
aussie1st wrote:Time to sort my rabble out from last season!
Either of those days are fine for me.


Aussie don't draft Gallen, G Stewart or inconsistent S Johnson this yr and you will be all good. :D
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