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“It’s just four goals” – McCarthy’s tribute to teammates

Cam McCarthy says his four-goal performance wasn’t as crucial as the contribution of Freo’s midfield and defence

8:23pm  Aug 5, 2017

McCarthy adapting to a quicker game

The first thing Cam McCarthy noticed in his return was how much faster the game is in 2017

10:45am  Mar 1, 2017

McCarthy "can't wait" for things to get serious

No-one is more excited to see Cam McCarthy out on the field in Freo colours than Cam McCarthy himself

7:34pm  Jan 11, 2017

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1:27pm  May 14, 2017

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12:26pm  Apr 15, 2017

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Cam
McCarthy

Height
192 cm
DOB
01-04-1995
Weight
92 kg
Debut
2014
Games
2017
19
Career
40
Goals
2017
25
Career
61
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1101
Avg
58
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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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

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 19
    • Kicks 7.9
    • Handballs 3.4
    • Disposals 11.3
    • Marks 3.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.4
    • Goals 1.3
    • AFL Fantasy 57.9

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Melbourne Rd 4
Handballs 6 Richmond Rd 8
Disposals 20 Melbourne Rd 4
Marks 8 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Carlton Rd 9
Goals 4 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20
AFL Fantasy 102 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats L 73 - 115 9 3 12 2 0 1 1 1 1 5 52
2 Port Adelaide L 145 - 56 7 3 10 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 43
3 Western Bulldogs W 89 - 73 8 6 14 4 0 1 2 2 2 0 63
4 Melbourne W 104 - 106 15 5 20 6 0 0 0 2 2 3 96
5 North Melbourne W 67 - 62 11 5 16 5 0 1 0 1 1 1 70
6 West Coast Eagles L 103 - 62 7 4 11 3 0 1 1 1 3 0 58
7 Essendon W 116 - 79 9 3 12 7 0 0 0 3 2 1 79
8 Richmond W 70 - 72 9 6 15 5 0 1 1 1 1 1 63
9 Carlton W 86 - 51 5 3 8 2 0 1 0 6 1 0 58
10 Adelaide Crows L 143 - 43 7 3 10 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 41
11 Collingwood L 85 - 105 5 4 9 3 0 0 0 5 1 1 59
12 Brisbane Lions L 121 - 64 5 0 5 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 32
14 Geelong Cats L 74 - 72 4 3 7 0 0 0 1 4 1 0 37
15 St Kilda L 80 - 89 7 2 9 3 0 0 1 5 0 0 51
16 North Melbourne W 82 - 86 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 West Coast Eagles L 44 - 74 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Hawthorn L 48 - 100 10 1 11 4 0 1 1 4 2 0 70
19 GWS Giants L 98 - 86 6 5 11 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 40
20 Gold Coast Suns W 90 - 67 14 4 18 8 0 1 1 1 4 2 102
21 Sydney Swans L 143 - 39 10 2 12 5 0 3 2 2 2 1 67
22 Richmond L 51 - 155 2 3 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 20
23 Essendon L 107 - 92 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 8 - L: 14 150 65 215 65 0 13 12 45 25 19 1101

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 40
    • Kicks 7.1
    • Handballs 2.9
    • Disposals 10.0
    • Marks 3.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 1.5
    • AFL Fantasy 53.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Melbourne Rd 4, 2017
Handballs 7 St Kilda Rd 1, 2015
Disposals 20 Melbourne Rd 4, 2017
Marks 9 Carlton Rd 7, 2015
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
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

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points

Awards

Club Awards

Leading Goalkicker
2017

Q & A

Nickname: Cam

AFL club supported as a kid: Fremantle Dockers

Best moment in junior footy: State Under 18’s kicked a goal after the siren to beat Vic Country

Before a game I always: Eat Subway

As a footballer, how would you like to be remembered: Someone that gave 100%

The player from another club you most like to watch: Patrick Dangerfield

All-time favourite player: Matthew Pavlich

Etihad Stadium roof – open or shut: Shut

What do you like to do on your days off: Go for lunch and watch a movie

How do you amuse yourself on a plane flight during the footy season: Listen to music and watch a movie

Which singer/band would you like to see perform at the AFL Grand Final: Young Lean

Who is the king of selfies at your club: Cam Sutcliffe

If you could swap jobs with someone, who would it be: Cristiano Ronaldo

If you won the lottery, what would you buy first: Massive house

Favourite city in the world to visit: New York

What’s next on your travel bucket list: Road trip through America

Childhood hero: Superman

Your wife/partner or best friend would describe you as: Good vibe enthusiast

What is your worst trait: Washing my hair

Least preferred household chore: Putting out the bins

The three most admired people you would like to meet: Brendon McCallum and Morgan Freeman

Your most treasured possession: Phone

Favourite professional sporting team: Chicago Bulls

Favourite sporting hero: Ricky Ponting

Favourite food: Crunchy chocolate

Favourite movie and movie star: Training Day and Denzel Washington

Favourite TV show: How I Met Your Mother

Three things you would like to do after your footy career: Never run again, travel the world and not worry about my weight