By Ollie Lewis For Daily Mail Australia
08:51 27 Sep 2023, updated 09:45 27 Sep 2023
Sam Newman has surprisingly admitted that he would not boo the Welcome to Country ceremony at the Grand Final this weekend, despite urging AFL fans to do so.
Newman, 77, explosively called on footy fans to drown out the pre-match ceremony with jeers last week, but it had the opposite effect and supporters applauded instead.
There have since been calls for the broadcaster and former player to be booted out of the Hall of Fame.
But despite doubling down on his scathing criticism of the ceremony, Newman said he won’t boo it during this weekend’s Grand Final between Collingwood and Brisbane.
‘I wouldn’t boo at the grand final, but it was just a flippant throw away line, I disagree with the Welcome to Country at the grand…