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AFL boss Gillon McLachlan defends controversial stand rule against disgruntled fans, promising more open football – ABC News

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan expects the controversial stand rule to have the desired impact, while Lions defender Harris Andrews says the rule could be good for the…



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The AFL’s new stand rule is designed to make life difficult for players like Brisbane’s All-Australian defender Harris Andrews.

  • Umpires have been told players cannot move when standing on the mark, a rule designed to open up more of the field
  • Fans were outraged after a 50 metre penalty was paid when Fremantle’s Brennan Cox was judged to have moved off the mark in a practice game
  • All-Australian defender Harris Andrews said it has opened up the game and will allow more goals to be kicked

But the fullback,…

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