James Stewart Speaks About Calling Darce 'Moons'

"It was a funny sequence of events"

James Stewart Speaks About Calling Darce 'Moons'

Essendon forward James Stewart has addressed his on-air blunder after the Bombers victory last weekend against Geelong.

After his debut for the Bombers, Stewart was interviewed in the rooms by Channel 7 duo Luke Darcy and Matthew Richardson only to mistake 'Darce' for Fox Footy commentator Cameron Mooney. 

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The AFLPA website interviewed the former GWS Giant about whether his Bombers teammates have been giving him any stick for the incident. 

"Yeah, there has been a little bit of banter after that. I’ve tried to claim that I did it deliberately as a bit of an ice-breaker," he said.

"Honestly, it was a blue and it has probably created a nice blooper for me. Fortunately, Matthew Richardson and Luke Darcy were able to have a laugh about it and keep it humorous.

"It was a funny sequence of events and I don’t know what was going through my mind at that point!"

Read the full interview here

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