New rules need more time, fewer hyperbolic ‘hot takes’

Bulldog Rhylee West ducks inside Melbourne opponent James Jordon to launch an attack on Monday. Photo: GETTY IMAGES It was that renowned philosopher Leigh Matthews who purloined for the purposes of AFL football the popular saying: “Things are never as good or bad as they seem”. It’s proven apt too many times in football history to recite here, but I suspect seldom more so than with regards the AFL’s new “man on the mark” rule. Not for the first time, there was a massive overreaction to the first...

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1 month ago, Footyology

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