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Just now, SaberFang said:

Ridiculous, especially considering Andrew's the best looking of the bunch!

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Holy moly. Not good vision for the match review panel to see. 

Carlton doctor could make it look even worse. 

Jeez hope the kid is ok. 

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I'm not imagining things by saying Andrew's bottom lip has been ripped in half, right? Just to go along with the broken jaw and 4 caved-in teeth. What a [censored] nightmare.

Poor kid won't be eating solids for weeks. As if the split lip isn't bad enough, if his teeth have dislodged from the nerves they might not be able to re-plant them. That means extraction and four tooth implants; anyone's who had so much as one extraction will know the nightmare he's in for...

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16 minutes ago, SaberFang said:

A few comments from West Coast CEO Trevor Nisbett...

Disclaimer: comments were made months ago, before the Gaff incident. Just always worth highlighting the blatant hypocrisy of some of these richer clubs. ;)

Out of interest, what was the context of these words? Can you provide a link?

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1 minute ago, Vandenberger With The Lot said:

Bugg had a pretty bad track record though. Still, given that Brayshaw's season is over it will probably be 8

As stated in this thread by others this is fake news. He was a serial pest but that doesn't warrant a worse penalty over a golden boy. 

I'm not saying Bugg didn't deserve the time nor that Gaff is a golden boy. 

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1 minute ago, Sir Why You Little said:

In shock...

it’s worse than i thought

The severe bruising and swelling around the entire jaw (not just the point of impact) is a pretty good indication of how impactful the punch was. Just awful stuff, kid will be on the top-echelon painkillers for days.

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3 minutes ago, Vandenberger With The Lot said:

2016 MRP fine for making contact with an injured player as far as MRP is concerned, but he'd been all over TV and the newspapers for weeks for all the wrong reasons leading up to that

 

Yes gaff deserves less weeks than bugg because the media like him more.

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9 minutes ago, deanox said:

Out of interest, what was the context of these words? Can you provide a link?

https://thewest.com.au/news/australia/rid-amateur-footy-of-thugs-nisbett-ng-ya-120561

Anything else sound familiar in this article?

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An amateur WA footballer has a broken jaw after an alleged behind-the-play strike that prompted West Coast chief executive Trevor Nisbett to call for thugs to be marched out of the game ... [the player] required surgery to insert a plate in his jaw after the incident during a game

“This is an extreme case where there is alleged to be striking off the ball and a guy gets a broken jaw,” Mr Armstrong said. “No-one wants that. We’ve got a really good competition and we’re not going to get dragged back by a couple of individuals who have a brain snap.”

Seems like a pretty clear zero-tolerance policy from Mr. Nisbett; let's see how true to his word he is. Judging by Simpson's laughable post-match comments tonight, the Eagles are content with being a bunch of blatant hypocrites.

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