It was clearly one of the greatest marks of not just Round 8, but of the 2021 season so far.
However, Richmond’s Shai Bolton has been completely overlooked… after Collingwood urged their fans to vote for Brody Mihocek.
Compare the pair:
Watch your head for Brody Mihocek 🙌
The high-flying Pie has taken home the round eight nomination for the @FOURNTWENTY Mark of the Year!
To vote next week, head to google and search ‘afl vote’. pic.twitter.com/tkGaOGHbzh
— AFL (@AFL) May 13, 2021
— John Casey (@JohnCasey2880) May 7, 2021
“Overwhelmingly, Brody Mihocek has won Mark of the Week despite it being one-tenth as good,” Ryan Daniels told The Bunch on Friday.
“It’s classic Collingwood: in the same way they’ve overwhelmed the welfare system for years, their fans, they’re now overwhelming the vote for Mark of the Year.”
Hit PLAY below to listen in…
Here’s what they’re saying on the socials…
With all due respect to Brody, this wasn’t mark of the week. I reckon he would even agree with that. https://t.co/z6K49skX9P
— Matthew Richardson (@mattricho0) May 13, 2021
What a moronic system https://t.co/Y9kYVle0VR
— Daniel Cherny 📰 (@DanielCherny) May 13, 2021
This is why popular voting for awards like these is farcical. Shai Bolton has just taken one of the greatest marks of the AFL era, and it doesn’t even end up mark of the week? 🙄That’s just embarrassing for all concerned. https://t.co/35tggNqXvl
— Rohan Connolly (@rohan_connolly) May 13, 2021
We do a call out every single time a Pies player is nominated. Most clubs do, nothing new.
— Collingwood FC (@CollingwoodFC) May 13, 2021
As a Collingwood supporter, even I know this is farcical. Fan votes make a mockery of Mark and Goal of the year. What a joke. https://t.co/VNfM1tNrMY
— Anthony Campbell (@mintycampbell) May 13, 2021