TOPIC: Tiggers V GWS

LoyalSupporter Tiggers V GWS 4 years 4 months ago #1

From the ABC radio commentary (which was mostly pro Richmond all day) it sounds like the Tiggers came home on the back of the umpires - Frees six to ZERO in their favour in last quarter. The usual modus operandi - interpreted from circumstances as described by the ABC:
. Pro Vic bias - Umps refused to give the non-Vic team legitimate Free kicks e.g. "great tackle - no free given"
. Inconsistency - especially "holding the ball" - even though exactly the same instance minutes earlier called other way
. Really soft free kicks paid e.g. in front of goal for "holding" of player not in contest & by ump 75m away
. Destroy momentum from GWS by "surprising" free kicks
. Allow Tiggers momentum to build unimpeded by allowing throws, dropping ball in good tackles etc

Could have been a big loss to Tiggers but very frustrating to listen to.
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ICONDOCKER Tiggers V GWS 4 years 4 months ago #2

I agree, always been fond of the Tigers, but we were cheering for the Giants to overcome all the adversity
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zorro Tiggers V GWS 4 years 4 months ago #3

Yep, the umps weren't in good touch early, but they came home with a rush in the last quarter.
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DockerKnockers Tiggers V GWS 4 years 4 months ago #4

Richmond Frees For (so far in 2015) 299 to 236 against.
The Slime 226-175 (one game less than Richmond).
Gone to bigfooty where there's fewer Docker Haters.
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