Welcome Cam McCarthy - Welcome to Freo!

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  1. PurpleWizard

    PurpleWizard Club Legend

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    You can't throw it all in the same basket, there's some amazing work out there. But for most people it's something you understand or you don't. I do feel sorry for people that get tattoos done when they're 18 though because it's never tasteful.

    I quite like Harley's new work but I haven't seen enough of it to fully appreciate or understand it. Lots of my favourite artists are indigenous and feel the simplicity of certain styles correlates well in tattoo form. I also enjoy Harley embracing and expressing that side of his identity.
     
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  2. Schauermann

    Schauermann Premiership Player

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    I feel sorry I didn't get one while 18. Now it has too much midlife crisis about it...
     
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  3. Cayman Docker

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    Bumped to just get this up the top and keep the banter goin after E Sheds comments in the 2017 training thread about the Cam Mac , super star stuff!
     
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  4. scon

    scon Brownlow Medallist

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    #254 scon, Jan 10, 2017
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    The Pirate Express!!
    Swashbuckler!
     
  5. Okinakashi

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    I'll echo Eshed's comment.

    At training yesterday, Cam looked like he had just wandered in from a huge weekend at a music festival. Baggy shorts, scruffy mo, looked half asleep.

    He looked as much like a professional athlete as Warney did in his prime - e.g. not at all.

    BUT

    once he put his "game face" on, everything changed.

    He's fast, agile and know where to run. His hands are sticky and his kicking is right up there with the best. Both kicking for goal and in general play.

    After seeing him for one training session, I'm covinced that GWS weren't being campaigners - they had just seen that he's got the potential and x factor to be a gun.

    I'm bloody excited to see him officially run out in Purple later this year.

    *one downside. He's not very big/bulky. He could probably do with putting on a few kg in muscle, but that should come in time.
     
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  6. scon

    scon Brownlow Medallist

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    The crack,nicotine and alcohol addictions make him unusual for a professional athlete too.
     
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  7. meima

    meima Brownlow Medallist

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    Crumpet recently very quiet , i afraid you just give him some idea to write his new article . ;)
     
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  8. scon

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    He doesn't need any help from Cam or I.
    He's got his own substance issues to deal with.
     
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  9. Okinakashi

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    Same as Warnie then?
     
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  10. scon

    scon Brownlow Medallist

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    Sorta;'cept our Swashbuckler's got real style!!
     

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  11. UFO Tatsu

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    Keep him away from the texts then
     
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  12. scon

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    Warnie was dystextic;)
     
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  13. estibador

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    Lucky they didn't have snapchat back in Warnie's heyday.
     
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  14. Rhino1966

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  15. Rhino1966

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    Plugger, Lloyd , Buddy ,Beasley , Quinlan , Coleman, Reiwoldt, ....all different builds but all kicked a truck load of goals....Get on Board.

    I still think he is best suited to No#26
     
  16. simpsonwillo

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    I've been to a few training sessions this preseason and I must say that each time I've gone to watch,Cam has really caught my eye. He seems really diligent with his training and looks like he is totally in love with footy. He looks fantastic out on the track, and his field kicking and set shots for goal are seriously pinpoint!(as good as you could ask for). He could be anything ,Cam. Stoked we ended up getting Cam for practically free and Apeness, who was in the same draft. Along with Tabs and our best in the comp crumbling forwards of Sonny,Bennell,and Ballas;not to mention our evolving backs and potent midfield, here's bloody hoping we can snatch that elusive flag in the next couple of years:rolleyes:
     
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  17. Okinakashi

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    Oh you know I'm all aboard the Cam train. InsertFace-com-6907-original-thomas-face-rlJjVz-1.jpg
     
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  18. masai

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    I'd be more worried about his mum's diet pills.
     
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  19. Yeti

    Yeti All Australian

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    I'm convinced the club is a spoiled child that throws it's toys out of the cot anytime it doesn't get it's way.

    An attitude reflected by many of it's BF supporters.
     
  20. AAACockburn

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    Ahh, so he does smoke like a chimney;)
     
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  21. Righteo

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    He sounds so good that we might adopt a "kick it to cam" mentality, which is bad.

    Cam "Ringo" McCarthy.
     
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  22. Bokonon_

    Bokonon_ Never Surrender

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    I keep an eye on this thread because I have some interest in how Cam goes this year.
    One thing I will say is in his time with us he was out early every game day pre warm up, taking shots for as long as he could. Seemed to be just getting a feel for the conditions and getting his eye in.
    He was a safe kick for goal under pressure.
     
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  23. gaskin

    gaskin Brownlow Medallist

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    On board the Cam train
    Stolen. Cheers mate.
     
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  24. JunglistPosse

    JunglistPosse Premiership Player

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    He should be on track for a good year
     
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