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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Namby pamby. These are not two words that anybody wants associated with September, and particularly not with such a revered institution as the AFL's video review procedure.
COLUMNIST: I know we didn't have the best of seasons. Losing all but two games, one win by forfeit, and suffering an average losing margin of 163 points is not the kind of season anybody wanted at the club.
Mick Malthouse is a softcock. There. I've said it. Everyone else in football is thinking it, but I've actually come out and said it.
The scourge of deliberate out of bounds comes to under-11s footy, along with the media hordes and a raft of AFL executives. Luckily, the AFL's head of umpiring was there to sort it all out.
So Australia's Olympic athletes think we're being a little harsh, not being thrilled with their silver-lined Games effort. Well, boo hoo!
Controversy hits the U11s as social media takes its toll on the players' mental focus and an abusive parent gets banned for slagging an umpire.
In these days of meaningless extension franchises, ridiculous grey clash guernseys and Israel Folau, it was heart-warming for this old-timer to see a return to football’s traditional values over the weekend.