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In today's episode ... Nat and Damo look at the rules around umpire contact and wonder if the AFL's punishments are strong enough. 

Damo also discusses Greater Western Sydney football boss Jason McCartney who is under investigation for letting fly at the umpires at half-time during the Giants' clash with the Western Bulldogs.

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The team also wonder where Richmond and Collingwood are at, Damo makes a shock Demons prediction, and there's heaps more. START LISTENING NOW 

In this episode ...

0:29 - Are AFL umpire contact fines too lenient?
0:57 - What sanction does Lachie Neale deserve?
2:34 - Jason McCartney’s umpire "tirade"
3:44 - The AFL will use a "wet lettuce leaf" to punish this issue 
5:29 - How good are the Tigers without Dusty?
6:28 - Form and injury issues at Richmond
7:36 - 1954 Grand Final re-match is on
8:24 - The lid is off for the Demons
9:45 - Collingwood's issues