Posted: 16 October, 2016
The Sledge That Made Tempers Boil Over In The Grand Final
They're two of the biggest sledgers in the game, and a showdown between Mick Ennis and Cam Smith was always going to be brutal.
It's been reported by the Daily Telegraph that a particularly sharp quip by Smith in the round 26 minor premiership decider spurred on Ennis to eventual glory in the big dance.
"Look on the bright side Mick, you'll be on holidays soon," Smith is reported to have said to Ennis after Melbourne beat Cronulla for the minor premiership.
Now the footage of Ennis rushing up to clap Smith on the back after an error on grand final day makes sense.