Autopsy Am I the only person digusted by this?

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The 22 games you won't want to miss in 2019 - http://m.afl.com.au/news/2018-11-01/the-22-games-you-wont-want-to-miss-in-2019

In round 16 it promotes our game against the Lions as a "renewal of hostiities between Harris Andrew's and Jeremy Cameron".

I dont want to re-open wounds with Lion's fans. I do think it's disgraceful to use a horrific incdent to promote a game. Incredibly dissrespectful to Andrew's who spent days in hospital with bleeding in the brain.

There's a journalist who should be seriously considering a different career path in my view.
 
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The 22 games you won't want to miss in 2019 - http://m.afl.com.au/news/2018-11-01/the-22-games-you-wont-want-to-miss-in-2019

In round 16 it promotes our game against the Lions as a "renewal of hostiities between Harris Andrew's and Jeremy Cameron.

I dont want to re-open wounds with Lion's fans. I do think it's disgraceful to use a horrific incdent to promote a game. Incredibly dissrespectful to Andrew's who spent days in hospital with bleeding in the brain.

There's a journalist who should be seriously considering a different career path in my view.
Agree, that is ridiculous. These so called journo's forget most people have lives and could not give one rats a-hole. Once the ball is bounced its a game of footy and thats it.
 

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Im more disgusted that the opening game of the 2019 season is Richmond v Carlton.

How about a genuine blockbuster game to kick off the season in style?
How the first game of the season isn't the Grand Final replay is beyond a joke.
I've always said it, guaranteed a quality game with some hype around it.
 

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The reality is these incidents add interest and fuel to the next game. It may not be classy but its good advertising and you can guarantee the level of interest in GWS vs Brisbane is vastly higher than it would have been without that incident. I can't find it in myself to be indignant about them using a real event that happened to trump up some interest.
 

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GF replay should be ANZAC blockbuster every year.
Really? Collingwood and Essendon have done pretty well at making this a pretty remarkable day.

Gifting Carlton the season opener every year when they are clearly the worst Victorian in the comp and will be for the forseeable future needs rectifiying more than Anzac Day imo.
 

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They pretty much say the same thing about the WC/Freo game in round 4
involving the Gaff and Brayshaw hit.

Nothing in it.
 

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It's certainly in very poor taste. They were also promoting that Gaff versus Freo would be his second game back.

It does strike me as pretty hypocritical as well.
 

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How the first game of the season isn't the Grand Final replay is beyond a joke.
I've always said it, guaranteed a quality game with some hype around it.
Think about it. Do you really want to see that game played with shocking preseason skills? And why waste a blockbuster game for opening game? Footy fans would watch GC v Carlton if it was the opening game, purely because it was the opening game.
 

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Think about it. Do you really want to see that game played with shocking preseason skills? And why waste a blockbuster game for opening game? Footy fans would watch GC v Carlton if it was the opening game, purely because it was the opening game.
Precisely. This debate is ages old - never waste a blockbuster on opening weekend when the thirst for footy is high. Give the fans any footy and they'll lap it up.
 
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