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Suns coach backs AFL goal-line technology

Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew remains steadfast in support of the AFL’s goal-line audio technology despite it costing his side dearly in a two-point loss to Port Adelaide.

Twice, the Suns’ Mabior Chol celebrated goals in Sunday’s Adelaide Oval encounter.

And twice, the result of his second-quarter kicks were overturned on review because audio evidence showed both had brushed a goal-post.

On both occasions, the goal umpire’s so-called soft signal was a goal.

Had those calls stood, the Suns would have won, but Dew was pragmatic.

“Technology is here – and for a reason,” he said.

“If I was wearing the opposition colours and you had technology that saw that it hit the post twice, and you lost the game when you’re trying to keep your season alive, I think it would be pretty deflating.

“So where we can use it, let’s use it … it is what it is.

“If it’s there, we need to use it. You would hate for…


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