North Melbourne coach David Noble says he’ll be putting in a call to the umpires about a controversial free kick paid against Tarryn Thomas during his side’s 47-point loss to Melbourne.
Thomas was penalised for a crunching front on tackle to Ed Langdon in the first quarter of the Marvel Stadium clash that saw the Demons winger get subbed out of the game with a rib injury.
The decision sparked debate among the football world, and Noble confirmed he’d be requesting a please explain from the officials.
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“It’s one of those ones that’s difficult to balance isn’t it? I’m not sure of the interpretation, it was front on, I get the dangerous essence of tackles,” the Roos boss told reporters post-match.
“From my side of things I…