We have fond memories of watching Australian Rules Football during the early days of ESPN, checking out the afterschool action between teams with names like Footscray and Essendon. And it can be generally agreed that those blokes are a tough lot - running, passing, tackling, and all without the benefit of pads & helmets.
However, one Aussie footy player found out that such a violent game does have its limits of brute force.
THE MELBOURNE HERALD-SUN reports that Barry Hall has been suspended for seven weeks for placing a mid-game punch into an opponent’s puss.
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