GWS football director Bartel also gives the inside word on the Giants’ “brutal” performance against the Western Bulldogs and “angst” behind the expansion club’s attitude, with the club responding to being smashed by the Bulldogs in round 22 and Marcus Bontempelli’s lack of suspension out of that game.
The panel also discusses the coaching situation at Essendon. The Bombers lost another final, but the club has now publicly backed coach John Worsfold for next season. But there is plenty of change already happening in the football department, and it seems there will be more over the off-season.
Plus, a look at the Tigers’ big win over the Lions, what makes Richmond an “incredible threat” this year, and what they have to do to avoid history repeating with a shock loss in the preliminary final.