AFL great Nathan Buckley says GWS “had to” take Toby Bedford’s one-match ban to the AFL Tribunal on Tuesday night as their season goes on the line in next week’s elimination final.
But they risk history repeating after unsuccessfully challenging a separate rough conduct charge against Bedford earlier this month at the Tribunal.
In the latest case, Bedford was slapped with a ban for his bump on Blue Zac Fisher while attempting to shepherd in Sunday’s win.
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But after dishing off the handpass to teammate Harry Himmelberg, Bedford stepped across in front of Fisher and made contact that sent…