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freoextra

Premiership Player
Mar 2, 2008
4,294
4,776
Perth
AFL Club
Fremantle
Other Teams
Perth Football Club
From what I can tell on social media, the rookie players are working pretty hard, same with S.Hill & Walters.

I'd feel a lot better if McCarthy & Cox were posting more football related content, but hey it's their time off.
Can help you there, I had a tour of the facilities yesterday and in the gym working hard was Taberner and Logue. The tour guide said a lot of players do come in but Sonny is outstanding and comes in every day, he also said McCarthy was in yesterday working hard.
 

Channels

Senior List
Dec 2, 2017
289
404
AFL Club
Fremantle
If there is one player i would like to see the penny drop for, it's McCarthy.

So many players realise that fitness is the key, Walters for us a few years back got fit (forced) and improved significantly. I read it most recently with Max Gawn, dropping kgs, getting fit and subsequently having his best season.

I know talls take more time to come on than mids and smalls but i hope he can at least get super fit and give it everything.
 

88mph

Club Legend
Oct 26, 2007
1,284
884
Fremantle
AFL Club
Fremantle
If there is one player i would like to see the penny drop for, it's McCarthy.

So many players realise that fitness is the key, Walters for us a few years back got fit (forced) and improved significantly. I read it most recently with Max Gawn, dropping kgs, getting fit and subsequently having his best season.

I know talls take more time to come on than mids and smalls but i hope he can at least get super fit and give it everything.
I always see Freo players around town.

McCarthy is the only one I've seen buying bags of chips from the servo late at night.
 

freoextra

Premiership Player
Mar 2, 2008
4,294
4,776
Perth
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Fremantle
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Perth Football Club
I always see Freo players around town.

McCarthy is the only one I've seen buying bags of chips from the servo late at night.
Well that's just unprofessional because the talent is there, he just needs to harness it.
 

malpaso

Norm Smith Medallist
Aug 30, 2004
7,357
4,783
Melbourne
AFL Club
Fremantle
Other Teams
Chicago Bulls, Kansas City Royals
I always see Freo players around town.

McCarthy is the only one I've seen buying bags of chips from the servo late at night.
It's kinda funny though, so much talent but he really couldn't give a stuff. I suspect he'll draw RTB's fire next preseason and rightfully so.
 

wayToGo_

Brownlow Medallist
Oct 24, 2015
10,568
32,476
AFL Club
Fremantle
I parked at Freo Oval last Friday morning and saw Sonny and Shilly training the house down.

I quickly loaded up on sausage rolls and vanilla slices at the markets before pulling up a pew in the old grandstand to watch the magic unfold before my eyes.

It was a sight to behold.
Nice work Cam. When does your pre-season start?
 

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Concalover

Draftee
Oct 4, 2018
15
10
AFL Club
Fremantle
Would really like to see us work on locking the ball inside our forward fifty for prolonged periods. How can we be the worst tackling team inside the forward 50 and Ballantyne is rewarded with another contract?
 

DannyTheDoorman

Club Legend
Apr 24, 2015
2,037
2,625
AFL Club
Fremantle
Other Teams
South Fremantle, Hajduk Split
I parked at Freo Oval last Friday morning and saw Sonny and Shilly training the house down.

I quickly loaded up on sausage rolls and vanilla slices at the markets before pulling up a pew in the old grandstand to watch the magic unfold before my eyes.

It was a sight to behold.


On iPhone using BigFooty.com mobile app
Hey Harry You have a lovely way with words
 

SiempreFreo

Debutant
Sep 29, 2015
141
426
AFL Club
Fremantle
Life, the Universe and Football
For us it’s not just a game but a world view;
An oval world
On whose axis we spin.

Each match day a new day:
Our sun shines for a week with a win,
a loss leaves us long dark nights
a draw puts us in speechless limbo.

And each year the reverse cycle starts again.
For us Spring is fallow, young warriors wait to emerge from the turf.
In Summer, signs of early growth.
Come Autumn, teams spurt forth;
some wilt; by the end only the strongest are standing.

It’s Winter the day after the Grand Final.
In hibernation we of the Freo Faithful dream of a purple paradise
Merciful umpires, forgiving tribunals
Players whom age never wearies or injuries condemn.
Angels holding Grand Final cups all emblazoned FREMANTLE

There was a Dog after all.
 

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