AFL news 2021: Ben Cunnington ban, Jarrod Harbrow bump, footy world fumes, double standards, Kangaroos
Furious footy fans are scratching their heads as to why two stars from different clubs have received vastly different treatment over similar incidents.
North Melbourne will contest Ben Cunnington’s one-match suspension after the Kangaroos star was pinged by Match Review Officer Michael Christian for a bump on Rory Laird.
The news got worse for the Roos after suffering a 41-point loss to Adelaide on Sunday as Cunnington’s hit put him in danger of missing this weekend’s game against Geelong.
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But the club is going to fight the charge after a backlash from footy fans questioning why Cunnington had anything to answer…