Richmond defender Dylan Grimes has been put under the microscope by AFL greats for his “cheap” hit on Giants player Himmelberg that granted his opponent a goal early on Friday night.
Grimes’ action saw the Giants boot a goal mere minutes after another free kick was paid against forward Tom Lynch that denied teammate Jack Riewoldt a great set shot goal from the boundary line.
It was an action from Grimes that left St Kilda legend Nick Riewoldt baffled at the lack of composure from the experienced defender.
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“That’s just rubbish, selfish, undisciplined stuff,” he told Fox Footy.
“As a forward, when your back is turned and you cop an elbow like that in the middle of the back, it gives you whiplash, it’s cheap, there’s nothing tough about it. Grimes is better than…