#sports activities Furious AFL fans lash out at ‘silly’ footy finals change that is ruining the game
Furious AFL fans lash out at ‘silly’ footy finals change that is ruining the game for them – amid worries it might take the gloss off the grand ultimate
- AFL fans have ridiculed powers that be for music performed after objectives in finals
- Songs by the likes of AC/DC have blared out at the MCG in latest weeks
- Fans say music ruined environment that makes finals footy so entertaining
Footy fans have lashed out at the AFL’s ‘silly’ resolution to blast rock music after each objective that’s been scored at the MCG throughout this yr’s finals collection, saying it ruins the environment at the season’s largest video games.
During Friday night time’s massive win by Geelong over Brisbane fans have been blasted with music after every six-pointer and stoppage in play, with the music from the likes of AC/DC and The Killers drowning out the response of the crowd.
Brisbane’s Eric Hipwood kicks a objective throughout the Cats v Lions AFL preliminary ultimate – the environment was dulled by the fixed blasting of music
The MCG is recognized for its insane environment, particularly all through finals footy, which attracts a few of the largest crowds in Australian sport.
Fans vented their anger at the AFL after the game, saying the noise took the gloss off the preliminary ultimate.
‘The pure sounds of experiencing a soccer match have all however been destroyed by the incessant noise and lightshow after ever objective. It has to cease. The fantastic thing about watching Aussie Rules included the roar of a crowd, the dialog with pal and foe beside you,’ a Richmond supporter wrote.
Andrew Mueller wrote: ‘Nobody. Nobody at all. Nobody, not as soon as, in the historical past of the game: The @AFL: ‘Let’s play silly music after each objective so you possibly can’t hear the crowd!’
‘I’ve been coming to the footy my complete life. The MCG doesn’t have to play ACDC ‘you shook me all night time lengthy’ after a objective in A PRELIMINARY FINAL It’s a primary world downside however I’m in the outer & it is horrendous in each method doable #aflcatslons,’ Age journalist Peter Ryan tweeted.
‘Stop. Playing. Music. Between. F****ng. Goals #AFLCatsLions,’ one disgruntled fan commented.
Cheryl Critchley wrote: ‘Why would you drown out the distinctive sight and sound of #AFL fans in full flight after a objective?’
Fans continued to urged the AFL to cease taking part in the music, pointing out the noise of the crowd is an enormous a part of what makes finals footy at the MCG so breathtaking.
Tigers fans stack the seats at the MCG throughout the 2019 grand ultimate, which was the final time an enormous dance was performed at the iconic Melbourne Stadium
The Cats thumping win places them into their nineteenth grand ultimate delivery, the place they are going to face off in opposition to Sydney or Collingwood.
2016 Brownlow medallist Patrick Dangerfield was greatest on floor, ending with 28 disposals and two objectives.
20-year-old gun Max Holmes went down in the third quarter with a suspected hamstring tear, visibly emotional on the sidelines as it’ll more than likely rule him out of the premiership match.
Tom Hawkins put in a cracking efficiency with the boot, kicking 4 objectives and three behinds.
The MCG lights up purple in reminiscence of the Queen – the Stadium blasted music at each doable break on Friday night time, leaving fans annoyed because it took away from the finals environment
The MCG was underneath hearth earlier this yr in March, the place fans cried out about the stunning PA system which erratically blared music, whereas employees shortages meant wait traces for meals stretched close to 50 metres.