I know what you are trying to say and given the way that the current AFL rules are written, I'm not entirely surprised that they went with Careless (probably also has something to do with me being jaded about the game as well). Given the proximity of the ball (Prestia had just tapped it away), I...
I'm not in the camp that thinks they tried to turn him into a skinny winger, I view it that an 18-19 year old cannot physically be expected to carry an inside midfield role for a whole season and that his running capacity was a weakness. I look at it that they focussed on having him build his...
If the AFL are serious about concussions then he needs to be made an example of
This ticks every single box of what the AFL is trying to stamp out of the game
Straight to the tribunal and needs to be a minimum of 5, I certainly hope the AFL will be asking for 6+
A few of those marks McKay took were well in front of his body, would have been tough for any defender, but Tarrant's lack of closing speed is definitely a concern.
That being said, with Balta doing another hammy, this is exactly the reason we wanted some additional depth in our key defensive posts.