IT was one of many greatest speaking factors within the lead as much as this yr’s Grand Final.
Who received the anthem standoff?
The Tigers linked up arm in arm whereas each single Crow had his eyes locked on his Richmond opponent.
When the anthem completed, the Crows refused to maneuver till the Tigers did.
They stayed there for at the very least an additional 6 or 7 seconds.
In the times main as much as the massive dance, Adelaide gamers promised to proceed the so-called Crows stare through the national anthem earlier than the bounce.
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It additionally emerged through the week that the Crows would refuse to interrupt their stance till the Richmond gamers had damaged away.
Speaking earlier than the match, Richmond coach Damien Hardwick mentioned his gamers would stand with linked arms.
“Our big thing is the connection we had from the mental and physical point of view,” he instructed Channel 7
“Our strength will be in touch and we will wrap our arms around each other. We have done it all year and continue to do it today.”