Viney concusses himself - media question Eagles Barrass?

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So Viney does what Viney does. Goes in hard to bump a player with the ball. Barrass hand balls and a split second later braces for Viney's bump.

Barrass 196cm Viney 185cm gets a solid shoulde to his jaw and ruled out with the concussion test at half time.

Then pretty much the media outlets run with Is Barrass in trouble? Replay the footage over and over.

Seems to be a recurring theme Eagles players being run through the media trial for borderline actions.

Jetta, Rioli and now Barrass questioned on football actions.

So is this going to cop a week?
 

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Yeah Rioli's was there for sure. Barrass has no case to answer but if Graham gets away with the tackle that knocked out the Port bloke I would certainly question whether WC get an unfair run with Christian. The Nic Nat one last year was a diabolical shambles and I think most WC supporters are weary that the MRO f*wit has it in for us since then. Lets see what happens.
 

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Viney was doing stupid things beforehand aswell, throwing his body around like a madman. Sadly vineys point of difference as a player was his unquestioned toughness, problem is most players have similar toughness these days and use their bodies better. Suns or Casey next year.
 

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Couple of years ago Hodge bumped Wingard in to a Behind post. Got 2 weeks even though Wingard wasnt hurt.

On the weekend a Port player shoved Neale in to a Goal post and he had to leave the ground and receive medical treatment.

I wonder what will be the outcome there.
 

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Couple of years ago Hodge bumped Wingard in to a Behind post. Got 2 weeks even though Wingard wasnt hurt.

On the weekend a Port player shoved Neale in to a Goal post and he had to leave the ground and receive medical treatment.

I wonder what will be the outcome there.
You don't have to wonder for long, the Port game was the weekend before?

Port Adelaide's Dougal Howard fined $3000 for rough conduct on Lachie Neale.
 

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Couple of years ago Hodge bumped Wingard in to a Behind post. Got 2 weeks even though Wingard wasnt hurt.

On the weekend a Port player shoved Neale in to a Goal post and he had to leave the ground and receive medical treatment.

I wonder what will be the outcome there.
Hodge tried to kill Wingard, I still think Hodge should've got 6 weeks.
 

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Yeah Rioli's was there for sure. Barrass has no case to answer but if Graham gets away with the tackle that knocked out the Port bloke I would certainly question whether WC get an unfair run with Christian. The Nic Nat one last year was a diabolical shambles and I think most WC supporters are weary that the MRO f*wit has it in for us since then. Lets see what happens.
Looking at the AFL website report video, no mention whatsoever of Jack Graham on Dan Houston. To me that looked like he had both arms pinned and slammed him onto the ground with no chance of protection, Houston reportedly concussed and came off yet it seems the Verdict dont think it is even worth a mention.
Meanwhile they seem to be open to Barrass getting suspended because he couldnt make himself dissapear into thin air and even looked at some nigglethe was barely worth a free kick.
 

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Viney was doing stupid things beforehand aswell, throwing his body around like a madman. Sadly vineys point of difference as a player was his unquestioned toughness, problem is most players have similar toughness these days and use their bodies better. Suns or Casey next year.
Viney plays with no fear for his own safety nor anyone elses. Remember reading in u18 comp pre getting drafted parents wouldnt allow their sons to play against Viney he went that hard.

He's tough.....crazy tough.
 

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As annoying as it's been that we haven't caught a break with the suspensions, I've felt that all our suspended players deserved a week going on how the league is cracking down on head high/consussion injuries.

This incident however is very different given that Barrass is running in a straight line away from Viney, gives a handball and then protects the ball carrier without deviating from his line. Viney runs into him and hurts himself in the process.
I wouldn't be surprised if he gets given a week by the MRO, but it will definitely be overturned at the tribunal.
 

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I remember that. That action could easily put someone in a wheel chair.

If it happened earlier in the season would have got more. Two weeks from finals so he copped two games.

Hodge could be a part of Ronnie Bigg's Great Train Robbery gang. He'd still get off. See him get the umpire reverse a decision on Sat. night ?
Have you ever, ever seen an umpire do that ?
 

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Of course the commentators are going to ask the question after he went off concussed. It was hardly a campaign to get him suspended though.

It was a fair question, but a decent look at it shows he was bracing for contact after disposing it, and it was rightly thrown out.

But sure, play the Vic bias card...again.
 

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