If Bont is lucky then Fyfe is blessed----if your boy Roo ran through Haynes like he did Dean Kemp, then he should have been gone for half a year..Never seen so many Dogs supporters in one place. Bont is lucky, didn't look like much but late, high and resulted in a serious injury.
Interestingly I am sure last year there was a week when the MRO findings were much later than usual as they were waiting for a medical report from a club.
The fact you guys still can't let that go is hilarious. You do realise that after Lindsay Thomas left that he was still getting suspended for his piss weak late dog shots?? Maybe you could somehow link it to being in his character & there is nothing wrong with calling it out?Did Lachie Hunter's Dad voice his thoughts on the matter?
Self-quoting, self-congratulating post but oh well, who's gunna do it for me?I guess we’ll just have to wait and see how many Haynes ends up missing.
My prediction - less than ‘expected’.
What’s up Doc?
I reckon intent has to be the primary factor. These blokes all getting a week for split second bumps that go wrong is rubbish.If Bont hadn't already accepted the fine the AFL could refer it to tribunal.
Bont lucky, there wasn't malicious intent there but injury outcome is a factor they seem to weigh heavily.
Does Bont have a record that suggests that was his intention? If it happens again I will consider that but a one off I'm giving him the benefit this time. Anyway, AFL owe us for taking Chris Grant's Brownlow in 97 in a match where umps said he had not warranted a report.Why do you 'feel' that?
He broke a rule designed to prevent injury. It caused injury. For all we know he intentionally crushed the blokes larynx, or intended worse.
But of course nobody but him knows his intentions. But we do know his actions and their consequences.
Who understands the Tribunal system anymore?Looks innocuous enough I guess but my understanding was that any illegal action (free kick was paid) that causes injury was automatic weeks.
Edit: Or for that matter even close enough to causing an injury. For example Naitanui was famously suspended for an in-the-back tackle last year. Or McGovern being suspended for a late, non-high bump that caused a player to fall into a plastic chair on the boundary etc.
The Harris Andrews one is a total jokeRiddle me this... Harris Andrews goes for a week when a player runs at him and he braces to protect himself. Bont goes hard at a player that is off guard and off balance after the kick, yet nothing to see here. The AFL is a joke.
The Bont has a history of attributing intention to others. He gets to be judged by these standards.Does Bont have a record that suggests that was his intention? If it happens again I will consider that but a one off I'm giving him the benefit this time. Anyway, AFL owe us for taking Chris Grant's Brownlow in 97 in a match where umps said he had not warranted a report.
You guys get a lot of mileage out of 1 comment on the radio that one time when he was 19. And it's not as if he was wrong was he. Time to get over it, it's beyond pathetic to keep whinging about it.The Bont has a history of attributing intention to others. He gets to be judged by these standards.
Bont good (and always of the best intentions, even when taking cheap shots). Greene bad. Thomas bad.You guys get a lot of mileage out of 1 comment on the radio that one time when he was 19. And it's not as if he was wrong was he. Time to get over it, it's beyond pathetic to keep whinging about it.