Talking Carlton Index Lochie O'Brien Madeline Keryk Lochie O'Brien Madeline Keryk CFC Home CFC Membership CFC Shop CFC Fixture Blueseum
It is currently Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:48 pm

All times are UTC + 10 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:31 am 
Offline
Craig Bradley
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 29, 2005 12:22 pm
Posts: 6272
Location: Lurking
For those of us wondering why the review of Yarran's goal wasn't called for until the ball was back in the centre square, here's why.

Mistake triggered goal review

Quote:
The AFL has admitted an amateurish communications bungle - where a field umpire wrongly believed he was listening to an official match observer - triggered a goal review that otherwise wouldn't have happened.

Thinking he was hearing official match observers in his earpiece, field umpire Jacob Mollison called for a review of Blue Chris Yarran's second-term goal in last Thursday night's Richmond-Carlton clash. It was later established, however, that Mollison had, in fact, reacted to informal communication out of the television broadcasters' production trucks that was somehow transmitted into the match umpires' earpieces.

Yarran celebrated a brilliant running goal close to half-time - a major signalled by a perfectly positioned goal umpire and initially cleared by field umpires - but the resumption of play was delayed after Mollison subsequently called for a goal review from the centre of the MCG.

''The umpires did hear an off-field discussion that wasn't from the observer's box,'' the AFL's Patrick Keane said after a round where the divisive technology proved problematic.
Advertisement

''It was established that came from the Channel Seven tech truck. Our umpires can never hear any noise, apart from the observers, so that was a failure by Matchcom at the time.

''The umpires, hearing the discussion, did call for a review, and a review was conducted, because it must be conducted once the umpires have signalled on-field they wish for a review to occur.''

_________________
I AM DISENFRANCHISED


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC + 10 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 16 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group