AFL Ruckmen Weigh In On The Bounce Debate

Max Gawn speaks!

AFL Ruckmen Weigh In On The Bounce Debate

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The centre bounce has been under the spotlight this week following calls from AFL umpires to remove the tradition from the game.

Back injuries were a major instigator of the debate, with both current and former umpires claiming the best officiators shouldn't be determined by who can bounce or not.

Now some top level ruckmen have had their say on the topic.

Taking to Twitter, All-Australian ruckman Max Gawn simply posted a message of support for the AFL tradition:

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St Kilda big man Tom Hickey joined Gawn's sentiments, tweeting the same hashtag of #keepthebounce:

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Meanwhile, former Carlton player and current umpire Jordan Bannister also took to Twitter with a counter-argument:

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