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A sad announcement. I have been following the dees passionately for forty odd years (defined by regular attendance at games) and in all sincerity Omac is one of my all time favorite MFC players.

Oscar is an unassuming bloke, who probably underrates his football worth. He has his flaws (don't we all!), but he gave it everything and should be respected as a man and as a footballer who made it t

Classic footy fans. Five years of massacring the bloke, then has one good game elsewhere and we're idiots for sacking him. Glad he did well, and hope he plays with them for years but geez let's w

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Oscar Mc Carey! Go you good thing!

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I believe the regular comment by a few of the Oscar haters was “not AFL standard”. 

Sometimes it takes a change of club to reinvigorate players. Good luck to him (though I hope he barely gets a kick against us!). 

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5 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

So happy for him.

Until we all go to the G on Saturday and watch our dysfunctional forward line in action.

Nooo

Just enjoy it BBP. Noone wants a dose of reality in the 4th quarter of a Richmond Carlton game.....

 

 

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Apparently can't spell Richmond.....
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On 3/5/2021 at 11:45 AM, Pickett2Jackson said:

And the worst post of the week award goes to ...... Picket fence!

Ah u were saying??

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45 minutes ago, Clint Bizkit said:

He’s been excellent, would have kept him over Daw.

Ahhh no.But he has been sensational

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On 3/9/2021 at 9:51 PM, DubDee said:

Crazy to think we never tried him forward. He’s been picked up and first game, looks decent as fwd. 

Its in the genes to play in the forward line, amazing what a new environment can do.

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28 minutes ago, TheoX said:

Go Omac. At least he wouldve offered decent backup unlike daw.

Not really, he generally offered very little and had heaps of goals kicked on him due to his lack of impact and brain fades, Georgiades kicked 3 goals on him on his AFL debut.....he was delisted for a reason and it wasn't because he offered decent backup, happy for him though as he did well tonight

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While I think he was one of the worst footballers I've seen in red and blue, I'm glad he got himself another opportunity. Has always been a hard worker.

Though people have short memories. I remember back in 2019 where Goodwin started him forward against Collingwood to zero effect, and then last year against Sydney when he got shifted forward because he was absolute diabolical down back and again was just as worse.

He's a handy depth for Carlton and once they get there forward structure working, he's out.

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Dazzle, Pickett etc I have to salute you It’s great that you have watched thousands of games but haven’t a clue as to what constitutes a useful footballer . Not a clue!  You and your ilk have rubbished this bloke unmercifully. 
I suggest you watch Curling !

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He got a downfield free kick, another free for not much in it, then a Carlton player kicked an up and under that landed in his hands. One nice tackle but M Pickett's a pretty ordinary player outside of grand finals and ran right in to him.

He could always strike a good penetrating drop punt when not under pressure and that's what he did twice.

Good on him for a couple of nice finishes but there's nothing to worry about yet in terms of letting a useful player go.

I still don't understand why we kept Mitch Brown and didn't keep another tall with position flexibility but I'm not sure that would've been Oscar.

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7 minutes ago, Farmer said:

Dazzle, Pickett etc I have to salute you It’s great that you have watched thousands of games but haven’t a clue as to what constitutes a useful footballer . Not a clue!  You and your ilk have rubbished this bloke unmercifully. 
I suggest you watch Curling !

Look old timer, I suggest you take the Rose coloured glasses off and take a hike. We've been a average [censored] club since 2006 because of having average footballers on our list like Oscar running around for far too long. It's [censored] like you that are happy accepting mediocrity for so long. 

 

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Dazzle, watch the two finals we played at the MCG in 2018 and tell me that Oscar is the useless crud you described . Tall, can kick , intelligent. You don’t let such blokes go

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He got a downfield free kick, another free for not much in it, then a Carlton player kicked an up and under that landed in his hands. One nice tackle but M Pickett's a pretty ordinary player outside of grand finals and ran right in to him.

He could always strike a good penetrating drop punt when not under pressure and that's what he did twice.

Good on him for a couple of nice finishes but there's nothing to worry about yet in terms of letting a useful player go.

I still don't understand why we kept Mitch Brown and didn't keep another tall with position flexibility but I'm not sure that would've been Oscar.

Even as a developing young tall like a Kaine Baldwin who was just picked up by Essendon. It's not like Brown is going to play many games at all this year even with a depleted forward line. Having a young tall in his position developing at Casey means we slowly faze out Tom McDonald next year when Brown and Weideman are up and going but also physically ready if either go down again.

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8 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

He got a downfield free kick, another free for not much in it, then a Carlton player kicked an up and under that landed in his hands. One nice tackle but M Pickett's a pretty ordinary player outside of grand finals and ran right in to him.

He could always strike a good penetrating drop punt when not under pressure and that's what he did twice.

Good on him for a couple of nice finishes but there's nothing to worry about yet in terms of letting a useful player go.

I still don't understand why we kept Mitch Brown and didn't keep another tall with position flexibility but I'm not sure that would've been Oscar.

If his second goal was not under pressure , I’ve never seen one 

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3 minutes ago, Farmer said:

Dazzle, watch the two finals we played at the MCG in 2018 and tell me that Oscar is the useless crud you described . Tall, can kick , intelligent. You don’t let such blokes go

He has no agility or speed, you can't make it in today's game without it

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5 minutes ago, Farmer said:

Dazzle, watch the two finals we played at the MCG in 2018 and tell me that Oscar is the useless crud you described . Tall, can kick , intelligent. You don’t let such blokes go

Oh for goodness sake Farmer are you really that delusional? The 2018 finals means absolutely 0 to me after what we've dished up the past 2 years. Funny how you didn't mention the prelim when Oscar and Frost got absolutely towelled up by the WC forwards that in turn it forced the club to go out and get a ready made key defender because they knew as a coaching staff our defence was never going to hold up with those guys down back.

Our defence is the best its looked in years. The coaching staff knew what they were doing on this part.

 

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Lol. People trying to talk down his performance to make themselves feel better. 

he played a great half against the premiers. 
we played him forward maybe a few quarters. 
terrible list management 

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We went on for a couple of years with Hogan. Please don't do the same with Oscar. Let's stay tuned on our players and not those that left please. It is over.

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