Flown the Nest – Joel McCreery

Joel McCreery

When did you play for the Falcons?
2014 – 2017

Position played?
Midfield or forward

Favourite position?
Midfield getting leather poisoning.


Why did you come down to the Mighty Falcons Nest?
Fellow West Aussies were at the club and mentioned they needed some big-bodied midfielders.

Who were the coaches you have had in your time at the club and can you tell us a bit about each of them?
Payney – Wasn’t happy unless he was angry. Got the most out of us.
Robbo – Inspirational pep talk
Shmerls – Never forget the Flying V… Ducks fly together??
Seany – lead from the front, especially when on field…briefly

Can you give us a few of your highlights both on and off the field since being at the club?
Bagging 5 goals in a half at oval 20.

What are some of the nicknames you have had during your time at the club, and where did they come from?
Party Joel. Shit story in my opinion, ask Smoker

Greatest player you have seen (played with) pull on the mighty Red and Blue?
Bricky, can play the kid

Greatest Falcons team you have been involved with?
2014, I think we actually made finals.

Greatest victory you have been involved with?
2014 win over Northern Blues in Preston

Most memorable player you have played with?
Disco… I’ve never seen someone get injured so easily

What would you say were your strengths and weaknesses of your game?
Not many strengths at all, too many weaknesses to mention.

What are you doing now?
Back in WA, playing for the mighty Kalannie Bulldogs

What is your greatest memory from your time with the Falcons?
Many a late night/early morning at oval 20 or meeting Huey from “Huey’s Cooking Adventures” on mad Monday