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Been playing on the IP Australia site and came across some logos made in 1994 for the proposed Fremantle team.


Come on the Hammers...??

EDIT: This thread could be used as a good resource for anything you find on the IP Australia site. If you find anything that you find interesting, post it here!
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

LOL at the hammers. Thanks for sharing as always mero :D:thumbsu:
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

That Hammers one looks more like a logo for a hardware store.
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Been playing on the IP Australia site and came across some logos made in 1994 for the proposed Fremantle team.


Come on the Hammers...??

Hammers clapx3.

Mero, you bloody genius.

Just a request please, link me to other clubs' possibilities.
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Courage, Dolphins and Hammer?

Never thought i'd say this but I guess Dockers was a good choice...
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

courage sounds like a name of a beer
dolphins sounds like a wimpy girls team name
hammer sounds like a new hardware franchise opening up

the dockers is just a sh*t but is better than those 3 why not somthing like phranas or dingo's
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

What would be good to see is some of the jumper designs there were for Fremantle back in 1994. I remember looking on the back page of the Herald Sun and looking at these white green and black jumpers with weird designs.
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Came across these a few times myself too. We should have a competition on designing guernseys for them I reckon. Dolphins would be alright but what the hell were they thinking with 'hammers' and 'courage' :confused:
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Port had names registered, but never went to the trouble of making a logo until after they had settled on Power.
Pirates, Mariners, Sharks, Power were the 4 options
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Port had names registered, but never went to the trouble of making a logo until after they had settled on Power.
Pirates, Mariners, Sharks, Power were the 4 options
i wish there was a team called sharks
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Port had names registered, but never went to the trouble of making a logo until after they had settled on Power.
Pirates, Mariners, Sharks, Power were the 4 options
Port Adelaide Pirates has a good ring to it.
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Came across these a few times myself too. We should have a competition on designing guernseys for them I reckon. Dolphins would be alright but what the hell were they thinking with 'hammers' and 'courage' :confused:
Must have been a West Ham fan behind that idea.
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

The marketing and merchandising possibilities with Port Adelaide Pirates would have been insane.

Jolly Rogers, a crowd full of people wearing eye patches and hooks for hands, Singing sea shanties in the crowd after a goal.

I love our guernseys but Power is such a bland and generic name. Pirates would have been excellent.
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Very interesting. There's definitely a lack of information in regard to the branding decisions for Fremantle. There's almost no information. Which is strange.

Also, how do you use IP Australia? I can never find anything interesting.
 

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The marketing and merchandising possibilities with Port Adelaide Pirates would have been insane.

Jolly Rogers, a crowd full of people wearing eye patches and hooks for hands, Singing sea shanties in the crowd after a goal.

I love our guernseys but Power is such a bland and generic name. Pirates would have been excellent.
Could have had Captain Pugwatch for their main mascot, along with Roger the Cabin Boy...:)
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Great find Mero. Very few people would've come across those logos. Courage and Hammers are shockers.
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Weren't Freo heavily considering The Cobras at one point?
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Cobras would've been cool!

I've found those plenty of times before and not bothered to post it before. Surprised no-one else has found it tbh. I find them every time I use the IP Australia website. I just put in the code for the AFL into the advanced search and there are heaps of good resources :)
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Aren't there enough Australian snakes like the Copperhead (OK, they might not be deadly) that would have been better.
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Come on the Hammers...??
Carn the Hammer!

Interesting that they initially applied for the plural name but only had the singular version on a logo.

Other names that never got off the ground:

Fremantle Union
Fremantle Stokers
Fremantle Mariners
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Union? WTF!?!
Don't even know what a stoker is either :eek:

Freo's brand really was a failure for the first 10+ years! Good to finally see it start to take some nice shape :)
 

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Re: What Freo were not called

Okay... what is the AFL code for IP Australia? Help, please!
 
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