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Giants coach wants answers over notes shown on TV

  • Giants coach wants answers over notes shown on TV

    ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 28: Giants head coach Leon Cameron looks on during the round 10 AFL match between the Adelaide Crows and the Greater Western Sydney Giants at Adelaide Oval on May 28, 2016 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron wants answers after his match notes were broadcast on television during Saturday night's AFL loss to Adelaide.

Host broadcaster Fox Footy televised a snippet of Cameron's notes while he was in the coach's box during the 22-point defeat at Adelaide Oval.

Asked if he was comfortable with the broadcaster's actions, Cameron replied: "Not really."

The Giants coach said he would seek an explanation.

"I understand that there is an interest in looking at the coach being a lunatic at times, which we all are - I shouldn't say that about the other 17 (coaches) but sometimes I am," he said.

"But there's no doubt we'll have a chat and fix it up.

"You have just got to be careful because it is our space ... I was a little bit (surprised) but within 30 seconds I had moved on."

Cameron stressed the Giants would remain open to the media.

"Fox have been fantastic, Seven have been fantastic - they are great broadcasters of the game," he said.

"Coaches and the clubs give great access to their clubs to actually show the supporters what actually happens at a footy club.

"We will continue to do that. We'll be very very open with the media but whether they just went a little too far, we'll work that out in the next 24, 48 hours."

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