#sports activities Tigers coach Damien Hardwick and Magpie star Mason Cox hilariously weigh in on video review saga
Richmond coach Damien Hardwick and Collingwood ruckman Mason Cox have hilariously weighed into the video review controversy that denied Tigers star Tom Lynch’s a significant aim in their elimination last loss in opposition to Brisbane on Thursday.
While it seems the AFL’s video review choice to award a behind late in the fourth quarter on the Gabba was appropriate, the Tigers boss and US import took to social media to convey their ideas on the controversial matter.
Hardwick tweeted a collection of laughing emojis and a GIF when responding to a publish from Fox Footy on Lynch’s ‘aim’
Hardwick, who noticed the premiership hopes of his workforce dashed in the two-point defeat, tweeted a well-liked GIF that includes actuality collection Big Brother star Elissa Slater spraying Sprite in all places in a match of laughter in response to a Fox Footy publish.
The unique Fox Footy publish learn: ‘A participant’s response is reportedly taken under consideration earlier than viewing rating review footage’.
He was joined by Collingwood ruckman Mason Cox, with each males tweeting their ideas on the ‘aim’ awarded to Tigers star Tom Lynch which was overturned seconds later
Magpies star Cox tweeted ‘me this week even when the ball goes out on the total’…#ARC – it was accompanied by an meme that includes American actor Will Ferrell from the film Wedding Crashers (pictured)
Cox, who will play Geelong on the MCG on Saturday afternoon, was on the identical web page, tweeting ‘me this week even when the ball goes out on the total’…#ARC
It was accompanied by an meme that includes American actor Will Ferrell celebrating in a dressing gown from the film Wedding Crashers.
In what had been unimaginable scenes with the sport on the road on Thursday, Tigers star Lynch noticed his snap initially given as a aim by the on-field umpire.
Seconds later Lynch’s pleasure turned to despair as the choice was overturned by the video review system based mostly on the opinion the Sherrin would have hit the publish if it prolonged additional in the air.
It then emerged participant reactions are used as proof by the video review system, that means Lynch’s lukewarm response might have price his aspect victory.
AFL reporter Tom Browne confirmed on Channel 7 that participant reactions are a metric used in the video review course of.
‘I used to be instructed from a dependable supply that they do take a look at the participant response as a information and then take a look at the proof,’ he mentioned.
Former St Kilda participant and coach Grant Thomas labelled the video review system a ‘circus’ following the incident.
‘We have an umpire and know-how system. Umpire makes the decision, then it is both supported or overturned by the tech system. If ARC cannot determine, it is umpires name… easy. If we’re then going to participant reactions in an elimination last, that is a circus proper there. Amateur hour.’
Veteran commentator and analyst Gerard Whately mentioned the difficulty uncovered a number of issues with the review system.
‘I feel we set ourselves up with a system that has inherent failures in it,’ he mentioned.
Tom Lynch didn’t instantly have fun his aim try late in the fourth quarter – which labored in opposition to Richmond
Meanwhile, video from a reverse angle surfaced on social media on Friday which appeared to substantiate the Lynch’s snap would have hit a taller aim publish.
But questions stay over the review centre’s skill to make key choices with matches on the road.
‘I simply really feel the know-how’s not ok, it hasn’t been for an extended time frame,’ a pissed off Hardwick mentioned in his post-match press convention.
‘We’ve put some huge cash into it and clearly it is indecisive nonetheless. We’ve bought aim umpires. Pick which method you wish to go.
‘The entire factor is the know-how shouldn’t be on the degree it must be. Either get higher or do not have it.
‘Why do not we simply let the umpires make the decision? They’re paid to do a job, allow them to do a job or do not have them. One of the 2. To me it does not make any sense.’
Richmond coach Damien Hardwick has weighed into the chat surrounding Tom Lynch’s ‘aim’ in opposition to Brisbane on Thursday on the Gabba
AFL icon Leigh Matthews added it was ‘disturbing’ video games may flip on the ‘stability of chances’ in what’s deemed definitive.
‘Does it must be 99 per cent or 90 per cent or 60 per cent? That’s what the talk is all about,’ Matthews mentioned on 3AW Radio on Friday.
‘The entire thought of the rating review system is to take away clangers.
‘The ones the place the ball goes excessive of a publish, a aim publish, the evaluation is, would it not have hit the publish if the publish went up larger? I do not know whether or not the digicam angle is sweet sufficient to present you definitive views on that.
‘To me, it wasn’t conclusive and due to this fact overturning the aim umpire was only a gigantic choice.’