Nic Naitanui’s suspension at AFL tribunal for tackle on Karl Amon slammed by fans and former players

Nic Naitanui takes a markNic Naitanui’s one-match ban for his tackle on Port Adelaide’s Karl Amon has befuddled many in the AFL world.

The West Coast Eagles ruckman was handed the suspension for rough conduct after what looked to be a tough but standard tackle on Amon, after it was revealed Amon suffered delayed concussion.

Now questions are being asked over whether the tribunal ruling passed the pub test. To the casual observer, Naitanui’s tackle did not look too dissimilar from standard AFL fare, with many on social media believing the ruckman to be more than a little hard done by.

via Nic Naitanui’s suspension at AFL tribunal for tackle on Karl Amon slammed by fans and former players – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)