Footy followers and commentators couldn’t bear to look as a younger star screamed in agony after a really horrific damage. Warning: Graphic.
A sickening damage introduced the Gold Coast Suns vs Adelaide Crows sport to a halt on Sunday afternoon.
Halfway by way of the third quarter, Will Powell was streaming alongside the boundary line and seconds after launching the ball inside 50 was tackled by Crows opponent Ned McHenry.
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The hit left Powell’s proper leg trapped underneath his physique as he landed and he immediately grabbed for his decrease leg and screamed in agony.
Cameras panned again a lot to the dismay of commentators as they noticed his leg at an angle no leg needs to be.
“Oh my goodness, that is horrific,” Dwayne Russell stated on Fox Footy.
The sport saved going because the Crows went into assault, however after a Taylor Walker behind the whistles blew because the medi-cab got here onto the bottom.
The sport was at a standstill for eight minutes because the medical employees attended to Powell and loaded him onto the cart.
“He is in a world of pain,” Russell stated. “The pictures are pretty graphic.”
Dermott Brereton couldn’t imagine his eyes.
“That leg is turned at right angles from where it should be. That’s horrible,” he stated.
“This is a horrible sight.”
“That’s sickening. Poor kid,” journalist Darren Parkin tweeted.
The Age’s Andrew Wu wrote: “Caught just a glimpse of that, and don’t want to see it again. Thoughts with Will Powell. Well done to Fox Footy for not showing replays.”
AFL Media journalist Nat Edwards tweeted: “OMG Will Powell. No. No. No. Absolutely gut wrenching. A player I really like watching at the Suns.”
The Suns claimed the 18.8 (116) to 10.13 (73) victory after storming away with the competition after quarter-time.
A six-goal to 1 second quarter turned the sport on its head. The Suns continued their dominance within the third quarter however misplaced two gamers in fast succession.
Connor Budarick was the primary to drop with a hamstring damage that left the teenager on the bench in tears.
But it was Powell’s damage that left followers and commentators shielding their eyes. Powell left the sport with 12 disposals to his identify.
The Crows got here to life late within the third and early within the fourth however the Suns responded and regardless of being two down, claimed the win in entrance of their residence followers.