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Chris Lewis

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I am a sports fan, but also like to express my views about current affairs. ttps://www.onlineopinion.com.au/author.asp?id=5518

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yes, the matches were a joke before State of Origin

Would Western Australia be the State of Origin surprise packet?

Interesting, but I don’t really like state of origin concept anymore because we do have a national competition. But, i do watch the NRL state of origin because they are intense and high quality matches, albeit i feel sorry for any club that loses key players from the clashes.
WA would do well, as would SA.

Would Western Australia be the State of Origin surprise packet?

Gee i do hope Essendon improves, but they look nowhere near being any good at the moment. But the rise of Collingwood in 2022 gives me hope that anything is possible.

AFL takeaways: How your club fared in Round 15

you did share common traits, so should have woken up. Dogs are going well, and hopefully they get better when a few of their stars return.

The AFL should send off players for violent actions that take a player out

I watched it. No.

Should Port Adelaide have been pinged for deliberate out of bounds in dying seconds of win?

i think Dogs have a chance. Go Dogs.

Six Points: The dangerous problem the AFL must fix now, and is there a better solution than red cards?

oh, u used your name, i am slow to pick things up.

The AFL should send off players for violent actions that take a player out

fair points, but u got what I am saying. All for the sport of running being helped at the grassroots level by govt. This would also help boost interest, but more importantly will help promote the health benefits of running as a way of life.

The 2022 World Athletics Championships will remind us of running's beauty despite track’s ongoing struggle

not nasty, just could not help myself. cheers

Six Points: The dangerous problem the AFL must fix now, and is there a better solution than red cards?

and then you get the stories of the VFL tough guys with the perpetrators looking back and bragging about the good old days. I wonder if they would be bragging if their thuggery had cost them the match by getting sent off.

The AFL should send off players for violent actions that take a player out

yes, it would only be for serious offences.

The AFL should send off players for violent actions that take a player out

yes, and they almost brag about that incitement of thuggery. What a joke.

The AFL should send off players for violent actions that take a player out

do you mean ‘proved crucial” rather than ‘was vital’. Just saying because I know you are a wordsmith.

Six Points: The dangerous problem the AFL must fix now, and is there a better solution than red cards?

1990 pies were brutal. i watched match earlier in year, and told my mate that day i am really scared of the Pies due to their toughness. we tried to match them, but the rest is history.

Six Points: The dangerous problem the AFL must fix now, and is there a better solution than red cards?

I think I barracked for Carlton at a match once and had money on the blues. They shot 20 points clear, but then lost that day to the Hawks. I don’t ever remember any other time I cheered for the Blues apart from the GF final win against Collingwood. But good luck to one of the great VFL teams after a long period on the outer.

Six Points: The dangerous problem the AFL must fix now, and is there a better solution than red cards?

yes, i find it hard to comprehend. Are they saying that any perceived difficulty policing it justifies allowing a potential thug to take out a key player. Gee, that sounds pretty dumb to me. I think a 5 year old who nothings nothing about football would be inclined to see that a player guilty of taking someone out should be removed from the game.

The AFL should send off players for violent actions that take a player out

I agree. Player is taken out outside of rules. Player is lost from team from action. Offender should be removed like any other sport. For too long the VFL/AFL has ignored such a reality with some major incidents proving costly for a team that loses a key player over the years. No other sane sport would tolerate it.

The AFL should send off players for violent actions that take a player out

Interesting Tim, but red card for me. It will happen, but not sure when.

Six Points: The dangerous problem the AFL must fix now, and is there a better solution than red cards?

he had a good game, but i think other teams can shut him down. Nothing awesome about Geelong over any other top eight team, but they have a few good players to come back which might make a difference. Go Pies,

Six Points: The dangerous problem the AFL must fix now, and is there a better solution than red cards?

it was clearly an accident, what a joker you are. he even admitted regret. Oh, it was an accident and we all have megaphones. I reckon even Stewart would agree he should be sent off.

Six Points: The dangerous problem the AFL must fix now, and is there a better solution than red cards?

Totally agree, almost neanderthal for any contact team sport in this era.

The AFL should send off players for violent actions that take a player out

go pies

AFL Saturday Study: Cats and Tigers brilliant, but brutal Blues are Melbourne's biggest threat for the flag

hard to argue with what u r saying. Maybe offending team should play with man down for such disgusting behaviour.

The AFL should send off players for violent actions that take a player out

Yes, last night letting play go was something the AFL should be embarrassed about.
Anyone watching knew game should be stopped, but some one has obviously encouraged a play on approach.
however, any umpire not able to think reasonably about safety and health protocols, and actually blow a whistle to something they clearly saw, is a disgrace. I cannot stand stupidity in my older age. Hey that is worth an article, but i better slow down.

The AFL should send off players for violent actions that take a player out

well argued. I do recall the Phil Carman incident. He was an absolute thug, but a brilliant player. Got me stuffed why we still do not have a send-off rule.
I am ok with your argument about a man being lost to a team from a send-off, but not sure those in power will agree.

The AFL should send off players for violent actions that take a player out

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