THE SAGA surrounding the indigenous 'war cry' goal celebration by Sydney Swans star Adam Goodes last Friday night continues, with the issue finding its way to the New South Wales parliament. 

The NSW Legislative Council has passed a motion supporting Goodes while taking aim at Collingwood president Eddie McGuire, labelling the Pies boss "a continual boofhead". 

McGuire told media on Monday that Goodes should have pre-warned the public of his intended actions before Friday night's game against Carlton to prevent any controversy. 

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"This is a made-up dance, this is not something that has been going on for years," McGuire told Channel Nine. 

NSW Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham, who is a Collingwood supporter, proposed the motion to back Goodes and condemn McGuire. 

Buckingham told that McGuire had to be held accountable for his comments, which he called a 'gaffe'.

"There's a lot stronger words I could have used. I'm a keen watcher of the game and I think it's important that we, as politicians, recognise people for doing good things in our community, and we show leadership when someone is doing something wrong," he said.

"That’s what you call someone who has made a blue, you call them a boofhead, and Eddie has had a shocker."

The motion made note of Goodes' extensive playing record and contribution to the game, as well as his work with the indigenous community.

The Magpies president was forced to apologise to Goodes in 2013 after McGuire made a 'joke' on radio linking the Swan to King Kong.

That incident came just days after a 13 year-old Collingwood fan was ejected from the MCG for calling Goodes an ape.