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The Lethal Injection: The tackling argument that makes Leigh’s blood boil

3AW FOOTBALL

THE LETHAL INJECTION

Leigh Matthews doesn’t like the trend toward rewarding tacklers.

Lethal said the battle between the attacking ball-carrier and the defending tackler is like “good versus evil”.

“We’re encouraging the second bloke to the footy,” he told 3AW Football.

“Whenever I hear ‘the player with the ball shouldn’t get the free kick because he contributed to the high contact’, it makes my blood boil.”

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