The Western Bulldogs have lifted the lid (albeit slightly) on their goal and post-game celebrations, which played a role in the side’s scintillating start against St Kilda on Friday night at Marvel Stadium.
Multiple Dogs players were seen making a horn gesture on their forehead after kicking goals, of which there were plenty in the opening three quarters before a late Saints fightback saw the final margin 28 points.
Speaking post-game, halfback gun Ed Richards said the meaning behind it was related to the Cape buffalo, which help protect each other in their herd.
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“Our theme for the week, we spoke about the buffalo,” Richards told foxfooty.com.au post-game.
“Just how they sort of protect the pack and that we were…