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So Kane is suggesting we have Umpires for the first three quarters, and in the last quarter we do not have any Field, Boundary or Goal Umpires.............a bit like now.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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17 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

I'm confused..

Is this thread about Kane Cornes or how [censored] the umpires are??

"Kane being Kane" best commentator in AFL

You have to have a schtik to kerp the job and he's found one that sucks everyone in.

He throws it out ,along with genuine insights and opinions, and people roll up to criticise him.

He doesn't care..its just theatre; while many he upsets are irrelevant wanna be's without any real association with the sport.

On the other hand you have dead set idiots like BT or truly insightful special comments people like Daisy Pearce.

No one really talks about what they say.

 

 

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15 hours ago, Left Foot Snap said:

Another decision I found bewildering was in the Brisbane game. Umpire made a terrible centre bounce which was going to be called back in any match. Oscar Mac stopped going for it knowing it was out of circle and should be recalled. Decision = block against Ocsar. Ridiculous decision and ridiculous performance by the umpire, including stuffing up the bounce. 

This is one of by bugbears. It seems that the only way you don't get a blocking free against you in these situations is by getting out of the way and letting your opponent go up in the ruck by themselves. It seems now the umpires are under instructions not to recall the bounce unless one side has been severely disadvantaged which is a totally arbitrary call. The answer is obvious. Get rid of the bounce and then at least umpires will be picked on their umpiring ability, not their ability to bounce the ball. 

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2 Weeks ago Angus Brayshaw was knocked out Cold for 2 minutes, and then portrayed as The Villain…

I will never take any notice of anything  the AFL ever says again. I will support my Club, but the Governing Body is fully corrupt.
The Umpiring in last Friday Nights Final Quarter was truly incredible and incompetent. It was Cheating….

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3 hours ago, Stiff Arm said:

 

I'm not one for blaming the umpires for a result but there were some absolute shockers in there especially against the Giants. The problem with not calling frees when they are there in order to keep the game 'flowing' is that the teams get bolder with how they infringe on players near the ball and it becomes impossible to get clear od the contest to score.

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