Greene’s a gi­ant worry for GWS

Townsville Bulletin - - SPORT - NEIL CORDY

A 19- POINT loss to Rich­mond on a wa­ter­logged MCG is just the start of Leon Cameron’s woes.

At the top of his list is his prob­lem child Toby Greene, who is again in trou­ble with the match re­view panel af­ter be­ing re­ported for his first- quar­ter strike on Alex Rance.

Greene has a record as long as his arm. The Rance hit is his eighth charge in his six years in the AFL.

The re­port is his fourth this year alone and likely to draw a two- week sus­pen­sion due to his poor record.

It comes on top of the twoweek ban he copped for strik­ing West­ern Bull­dogs mid­fielder Caleb Daniel in round six in Can­berra.

That sus­pen­sion came a week af­ter he nar­rowly es­caped an en­forced hol­i­day for head­but­ting Swans gun Isaac Heeney in the Syd­ney derby.

“He’s been bet­ter but to­day it reared its head and it shouldn’t hap­pen,” Cameron said.

“It can cost you, it can cost you dearly. When he was sus­pended in round six I said he had to deal with height­ened sit­u­a­tions in the game.

“This kid is worth spend­ing time with be­cause I know his heart is in the right spot and he wants to play footy for 120 min­utes.

“But there are some ar­eas he needs to tidy up and this is one of them.”

Greene is a prodi­gious tal­ent but if he can’t con­trol him­self he is a li­a­bil­ity.

Toby Greene.

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