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Around the Grounds: 19th of August

We are back with another week’s wrap up of Draftstars previews and tips in Around the Grounds!

It has been a very big week at Draftstars HQ as we prepare for the $500,000 AFL Live Final in Melbourne. Good luck to all Live Final entrants as someone will win $150,000 by Sunday evening! Check out the video for the full list of entrants for Sunday’s contest.


As part of the tradition of the Live Final. The 2022 Live Final Players Market is now available on PlayUp. Have a fancy that will take out the championship belt and cheque? Or maybe someone that can jag a top 10 finish? Then hit the banner below and check out the current selections for the Live Final!

Draftstars Live Final MarketAlso, this week we are proud to announce that AFLW will be returning to Draftstars! Season 7 of the league commences next Thursday night and will be providing Daily Fantasy contests throughout the season. The league is going from strength to strength and having a better time slot means the action is back on Draftstars.

The site is humming right now with action from the BMW Championship for the PGA Playoffs. Pre-season NFL continues as we gear up for another bumper NFL season plus that MLB Big 220 Jackpot is getting bigger and bigger! Head to the lobby now for all the action.

But let’s get stuck into the footy for the weekend! Round 23 of the AFL starts on Friday Night at the Gabba for the match between the Lions and the Demons. This game has been overshadowed a bit with events of the week but this is a huge game for both teams. Here at Draftstars we are headlining our Daily Fantasy contests with a mega $70,000+ prize pool along with different prize entry contests that are available for all budgets.

Need assistance in your lineups? First, the Fantasy Insider Cruncher is available for FREE to build your ultimate lineups and upload into Draftstars. If you are not sure how the cruncher works, check out the tutorials HERE or if you are ready to make your lineups click on the banner below.

Fantasy Insider CruncherThe team at Daily Fantasy Rankings have the tools and previews you need to find out the best plays from their team of daily fantasy experts. For Friday’s AFL match, catch Smatho from Draftstars and Roody from Daily Fantasy Rankings in their video preview.

Podcast version is also available

You can also check out their free resources and previews for AFL Daily Fantasy right now at

It is a huge weekend of AFL action and the lads at DT Talk are back with their video preview for both Saturday and Sunday action. Catch Warnie, Calvin and Roy talk up their plays in DT Talk’s weekend preview.

You can also catch Calvin’s plays right now on the DT Talk website HERE

NRL Round 23 is underway with the Panthers stealing the game late against the Rabbitohs. Plenty of action this weekend on Draftstars. Need a hand with your lineups? Then you need to catch Fantasy guru ‘NRL Fantasy Analysis’ video previews. Jamie covers each day for the NRL and provides his preview and tips on who to play. All available on his YouTube channel which you can access HERE

Wicky are also back with their NRL Stat Bible plus written game previews with Draftstars stats and projections for the round of matches. A simple download from the Bible and into the Fantasy Cruncher means you can access Wicky’s projections in 30 seconds. Watch out for Wicky’s numbers that are available HERE

Wicky Stat Bible

You can also catch slate by slate previews of the NRL from Daily Fantasy Rankings with game theory and best plays from the team at DFR. Catch their preview for Friday Night NRL HERE

DFR NRL Preview

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