Malcolm Blight Floats An Idea Following Andrew Gaff’s On-Field Haymaker

Aug 7, 2018

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Adelaide Crows premiership coach Malcolm Blight says it’s time to introduce AFL red cards, and he knows just how to do it.

Andrew Gaff’s hit on Andrew Brayshaw -- there wouldn’t be one person in the football world that doesn’t acknowledge that was a hit off the ball and 100 per cent wrong,” Blighty said on FIVEaa. “I figure he’s going to get 6, 7, 8 weeks.”

“Here’s a solution. We have to do something about this. Fremantle were one short with a dastardly act. I’ve come up with something that I reckon we should start to consider.

“There are 258 living life members -- players, coaches, umpires, admin and media. They’ve all been in the footy game for a long, long time and I would suggest most of them have a fair go at what footy’s all about.

“I think we should appoint a panel -- 9, 18, or 27 in a roster system -- to sit alongside the score review person and adjudicate on red cards so we don’t have to see that idiocy again.”

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