Melbourne forward Charlie Spargo says he’s working on techniques to help him either avoid or explode out of tackles, which will make him a more elusive player and also rid himself of the “ducker” tag.
Spargo kicked 1.1 from 13 disposals, while he also had two goal assists, in the Demons’ gritty 17-point win over Carlton on Friday night.
However the 23-year-old was awarded a dubious free kick during the second term, with Blues defender Adam Saad for high contact on Spargo.
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After Spargo had picked up a loose ball inside 50, Saad’s arm hit the Demons goalkicker in the face while the latter had the footy.
While the two umpires closest to the contest didn’t blow the whistle, the non-controlling officiator in the middle of the MCG paid a free kick,…