Hey coach, why aren't I getting a game? Guess what happened next
FREMANTLE rookie Josh Treacy called a meeting with coach Justin Longmuir on Friday morning for a heart-to-heart chat, and he walked out as a soon-to-be AFL debutant.
Treacy was locked in to make his AFL debut in round one before a WAFL suspension during a practice match scuppered those plans.
Eyebrows were raised when Longmuir overlooked Treacy for last week's loss to Carlton despite the club's desperate need for a key forward to support Matt Taberner.
Treacy looked set for another week of disappointment when Longmuir said on Thursday the 18-year-old was unlikely to be selected for Sunday's clash with Hawthorn at Optus Stadium.
The powerfully-built forward walked into Longmuir's office on Friday morning seeking some clarity.
"I just wanted to see where I'm at, if there's anything holding me back or if there's anything I need to add to my weaponry that's going to stand me out," Treacy asked Longmuir.
"The answer's no, mate. The answer is you're in the team this week and you're going to play," Longmuir replied.
"I think we need a contest forward of the …
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