Brad Scott’s plan to solve Greene actions
North Melbourne coach Brad Scott has a solution to stamping out incidents such as Toby Greene’s controversial marking action.
The GWS star forward has again come under scrutiny after using his leg as leverage in a marking contest in the Giants win over Sydney at the SCG on Saturday afternoon.
Appearing as a special guest co-host on Sunday Sport, Scott compared Greene’s actions to a Jarrad Waite – a player he used to coach.
“At North Melbourne, we had to tell Waite to just keep his knee bent,” he said.
“It’s a pretty easy fix I reckon, studs up is the way I’d go (for penalties) and it’s clear for everyone.”
Scott said he received a phone call from then-AFL Operations Manager Mark Evans concerning Michael Firrito a few years ago and welcomed the open feedback between clubs and players concerning contentious incidents.
“It was the best phone call,” he said.
“The phone call stopped everything.”
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