Greene fearing finals ban for shock umpire bump

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Firebrand GWS superstar Toby Greene's finals bid hangs successful the equilibrium aft helium landed himself successful blistery h2o for making interaction with an umpire in the Giants' one-point elimination last triumph implicit the Swans.

Greene is apt to travel nether scrutiny from the lucifer reappraisal serviceman aft imaginativeness caught the Giant walking toward umpire Matt Stevic, complaining arsenic helium bumped him connected the mode to the side's three-quarter clip huddle.

Intentional interaction with an umpire is an offence that tin beryllium straight referred to the AFL tribunal by MRO Michael Christian, with the imaginable of a suspension to follow.

Speaking astatine full-time, Greene insisted helium didn't mean to marque interaction and was simply "in the moment".

Toby Green has travel nether scrutiny for making interaction with the umpire successful GWS' triumph implicit the Swans. (Getty)

"I don't cognize what it was. It was conscionable successful the infinitesimal and surely would ne'er interaction him," helium said.

"I was conscionable talking to him astir thing successful the game, but yeah."

A bid of missed elemental shots yet outgo the Swans arsenic they threatened to overrun the Giants successful a gutsy comeback.

Star Swans guardant Isaac Heeney snared 4 goals successful the 2nd fractional arsenic John Longmire's men closed from 23 points down astatine the half-time break.

Lloyd kicks extremity disconnected epic volley

But Will Hayward, Tom Hickey, Sam Wicks and James Bell each failed to footwear goals they should person slotted successful the last word arsenic the Swans, contempt dominating the midfield conflict aft trailing by 19 points astatine three-quarter time, fell short.

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