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Umpire farce - Getting worse by the minute!

Little Ziggyadee

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Serves Gligivan right.
What did he expect the AFL to sit back and look stupid.
Kids are now copying him, and it makes the game look bad.
For some reason out players were used as examples. Grimes and Bolton.
The Bolton one was high every day of the week. He didn't duck.
But Grimes did his own version of Gilligivan.
Best week of umpiring in a long time.
Pity 1 only watched our game and Collingwood Essendon .
 
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Mr Brightside

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It’s been brought up before , however how does Joel Selwood get away with ducking for 15 years ,then a new kid comes along and gets the rules changed . Just another reason to lose faith in what the AFL are doing
 
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HR

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The umpires make a heap of mistake every game. Ginnavan just another one, hard to have sympathy for him.

There should be more focus on the failure to award a blatant 50.
Ha JB, if only it wasn't a conscious decision to not pay that illegal tackle. All three umpires chose to let it go. How often has 2 of the other umpires blown a whistle from 100 Mt away to pluck a *smile* free out of their arse to ruin a moment? You cannot suggest they didn't see it!
 
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CarnTheTiges

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Hasn't bothered them before!
They let Duckwood do it for more than 10 years and now by letting Shovekins get away with pushing people in the back they’re being made look stupid again. What have the Cats got on them?
 
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artball

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bump ... pretty weird from the Dumps today ... some horrendous officiating ..
 
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Bunnerz

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Yes. Sitting from the couch (actually doing a Dimma and standing behind it) they were woeful (against both sides)

We got some lucky ones and so did they.

The thing that got me the most was their inability to bounce the ball at centre bounces.

I'm a traditionalist...but it's time.
The bounce must go.
 
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tigerlove

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How was the goal review for Brisbane, wait for the decision only for the ump to then say it was a free for in the back to us. Now that's whacky.
 
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artball

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How was the goal review for Brisbane, wait for the decision only for the ump to then say it was a free for in the back to us. Now that's whacky.
what's more whacky is he said "I'm paying the free kick" before the review ! to the goal umpire !
 
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WesternTiger

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Yes. Sitting from the couch (actually doing a Dimma and standing behind it) they were woeful (against both sides)

We got some lucky ones and so did they.

The thing that got me the most was their inability to bounce the ball at centre bounces.

I'm a traditionalist...but it's time.
The bounce must go.
I agree with everything however how about they get umps who can actually bounce?
 

WesternTiger

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I do hate how commentators won’t question an iffy free we give away but if we get one it’s a Royal commission!
 
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Redford

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Stevic bounces the ball to start the last quarter, we win it and get clear but Stevic recalls it - even though it is only about a metre to one side and doesn’t go outside the main circle.

Hmmm. Wouldn’t have been coz we won it ?

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And that throw down of Bolton by Berry after he kicked the goal would have been another shot on goal every day of the week if we had done that - and twice on Sundays.
 
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tigertim

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Simply appalling. Brisbane 4 goals from frees. Umps kept getting sucked in by their constant staging.
 
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tigersnake

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Stevic bounces the ball to start the last quarter, we win it and get clear but Stevic recalls it - even though it is only about a metre to one side doesn’t go outside the main circle.

Hmmm. Wouldn’t have been coz we won it ?

And that throw down of Bolton by Berry after he kicked the goal would have been another shot on goal every day of the week if we had done that - and twice on Sundays.
couple of skewed bounces in the first Q too. We clear it, recalled, they clear it, play on. The blonde *smile* whose name my brain refuses to remember reamed us, but came good in the last Q at a couple of critical moments.
 
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