Aaron Naughton’s headband is RIPPED OFF during feisty clash with Hawthorn as Bulldogs kick eleven-straight to surge ahead of the Hawks in crucial Friday night blockbuster
- Aaron Naughton saw his iconic headband ripped off on Friday evening
- The Western Bulldogs took on Hawthorn in a crunch clash to make the eight
- As the Doggies surged into a healthy lead, tempers flared in the third quarter
After running the Hawks ragged for the best part of two quarters, James Sicily had enough of Bulldogs rival Aaron Naughton, ripping the full forward’s headband off during feisty scenes in Melbourne.
In a crunch clash between the two AFL sides vying for a place in the eight, Luke Beveridge‘s side surged into a 41-point three-quarter time lead, with Naughton posing real problems for the Hawks backline.
And as Naughton booted another ball into the forward 50 ahead of Sicily, the Hawthorn man had enough of his rival, yanking at his jumper as tempers flared at Marvel Stadium.
Plenty of players from both sides piled in for a shoving contest with Naughton’s jumper torn amid the bust up before Sicily tugged at the big man’s headband.
More to follow.
Aaron Naughton saw his headband ripped off during a scuffle with Hawthorn on Friday
The Bulldogs full forward saw his jumper ripped after a shoving match in the third quarter