NRL Fantasy Files: 29/2/16
A full wrap of the day's important NRL Fantasy news that could impact your Fantasy selections.
- Sharks coach Shane Flanagan says he hasn't considered using Ben Barba (HLF/WFB, $179,000) off the bench in 2016, a good indication he is set to be named at fullback for Round 1. Read more.
- Eels young gun Tepai Moeroa (2RF, $299,000) is set to start the season at lock in place of Anthony Watmough, and has some lofty ambitions for 2016. Read more.
- Titans recruit David Shillington (FRF, $392,000) had 10 more offloads than any other Titans player in just 15 appearances for Canberra last season. Think he'll fit the Titans' free-flowing playing style? Read more.
- You probably already have both in your Fantasy side, but Roosters captain Jake Friend believes popular cheapies Jackson Hastings (HLF, $149,000) and Jayden Nikorima (HLF/HOK, $130,000) are ready to handle first grade. Read more.
- More from the Roosters and their skipper, with Friend also claiming Latrell Mitchell (WFB, $130,000) is ready to grab a spot in the Tricolours' starting side for Round 1, in a similar role that Roger Tuivasa-Sheck started his NRL career in. Read more.
- The Knights are looking towards youth, with five players to be named to make their NRL debut in the Newcastle Round 1 team. Read more.
- Is Ben Hampton (HLF, $282,000) the new Ryan Hinchcliffe? Cameron Smith thinks so. Read more.
- Manly fullback Brett Stewart (WFB, $236,000) is in some doubt to face the Bulldogs on Friday night at Brookvale Oval, hampered by a hamstring complaint. Read more.