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Ross Lyon has revealed he feels responsible for not giving Cam McCarthy enough aerial support

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Cam
McCarthy

Height
192 cm
DOB
01-04-1995
Weight
92 kg
Debut
2014
Games
2018
17
Career
57
Goals
2018
19
Career
80
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
834
Avg
49
CamMcCarthy

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior club: South Coogee (WA)
Recruited from: South Fremantle (WA) via pick 14 in 2013 National Draft (to GWS)
AFL debut: Round 23, 2014, GWS v Western Bulldogs
AFL clubs: GWS, Fremantle (via 2016 trade period)
Career Brownlow votes: 2

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2018 SUMMARY
Two three-goal hauls in Fremantle’s wins against Gold Coast in round 3 and Carlton in round 21 highlighted the 23-year-old’s season. Mid-season saw McCarthy spend some time in the WAFL, with the 192cm forward playing his best football with teammate Matt Taberner in the primary forward role.

Season by Season

Season by Season

2017 SUMMARY
Played all but three games in his first season at Fremantle. A four-goal haul in Fremantle’s round 20 win over Gold Coast showed the 22-year-old’s potential. Won the club’s goal kicking award in his return to football after 
a year out of the game.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 17
    • Kicks 6.3
    • Handballs 3.6
    • Disposals 9.9
    • Marks 3.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 1.1
    • AFL Fantasy 49.1

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 Western Bulldogs Rd 5
Handballs 8 Essendon Rd 2
Disposals 17 Collingwood Rd 23
Marks 10 Western Bulldogs Rd 5
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Geelong Cats Rd 22
Goals 3 Carlton Rd 21
AFL Fantasy 86 Western Bulldogs Rd 5

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Port Adelaide L 110 - 60 10 3 13 7 0 1 0 3 1 3 79
2 Essendon W 106 - 90 4 8 12 4 0 0 4 2 1 0 42
3 Gold Coast Suns W 68 - 96 11 6 17 7 0 3 1 0 3 1 85
4 GWS Giants L 82 - 51 4 2 6 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 27
5 Western Bulldogs W 108 - 54 13 3 16 10 0 1 3 1 2 3 86
6 West Coast Eagles L 81 - 89 5 2 7 4 0 1 3 2 2 1 44
7 Richmond L 110 - 33 5 2 7 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 34
8 St Kilda W 89 - 59 4 3 7 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 32
9 Sydney Swans L 111 - 52 5 6 11 2 0 0 2 4 0 1 44
10 North Melbourne L 58 - 86 5 4 9 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 39
11 Collingwood L 138 - 77 3 5 8 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 26
12 Adelaide Crows W 71 - 68 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Carlton W 46 - 103 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Brisbane Lions L 64 - 119 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Melbourne L 102 - 48 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Port Adelaide W 59 - 50 2 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 14
18 Essendon L 99 - 70 4 5 9 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 35
19 Hawthorn L 53 - 112 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 West Coast Eagles L 142 - 84 8 2 10 6 0 0 0 4 2 0 74
21 Carlton W 101 - 72 10 2 12 7 0 0 1 1 3 1 75
22 Geelong Cats L 158 - 25 3 1 4 3 0 0 0 5 0 2 42
23 Collingwood L 67 - 76 11 6 17 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 56
TOTAL W: 8 - L: 14 107 62 169 65 0 9 22 30 19 17 834

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 57
    • Kicks 6.9
    • Handballs 3.1
    • Disposals 10.0
    • Marks 3.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 1.4
    • AFL Fantasy 52.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Melbourne Rd 4, 2017
Handballs 8 Essendon Rd 2, 2018
Disposals 20 Melbourne Rd 4, 2017
Marks 10 Western Bulldogs Rd 5, 2018
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Carlton Rd 9, 2017
Goals 5 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4, 2015
AFL Fantasy 102 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Fremantle 107 62 169 65 0 9 22 30 19 17 834
2017 Fremantle 150 65 215 65 0 13 12 45 25 19 1101
2016 GWS Giants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 GWS Giants 132 48 180 73 0 11 14 24 35 14 1000
2014 GWS Giants 3 2 5 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 33

Legend

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AFL Fantasy points

Awards

Club Awards

Leading Goalkicker
2017

Q & A

Nickname: Sunshine

Best set shot at your club? Nathan Wilson

My coach often says … Check him 

Best advice you’ve received? Always be happy

Least-preferred teammate on road trips and why? Hayden Ballantyne, he’s a rascal

Greatest footy moment before the AFL? Kicking a goal for WA after the siren in the under 18s

Funniest teammate? Michael Apeness

Which teammates pick themselves in AFL Fantasy? Griffin Logue

If you could enter a teammate for My Kitchen Rules, who would it be and why? Alex Pearce, heard he’s a bit of a gem in the kitchen

Favourite café AND what do you order? I don’t mind Café Royal down the road. Good steak sandwich, goes a long way

Hidden talent? Rapping

Guilty pleasure? Chocolate

Most inspiring movie? Once Were Warriors

Best concert attended? Justin Bieber

Passion outside of football? Socialising

Best trait? Always have a smile on my face

Favourite actor? Denzel Washington

Grand Final – day, twilight or night? Day

Bounce – yes or no? Yes 

Favourite AFLW player? Alicia Janz 

Most under rated AFL player? Tom Barass

 Team barracked or as a kid? Fremantle

Three apps you cant live without? Instagram, Facebook, Camera

Twitter or instagram? Instagram

Do you have any pets? No

Favourite holiday spot? Bali