SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 21: Former Swans player, Barry Hall speaks on stage after being inducted into the Sydney Swans Hall of Fame during the Sydney Swans AFL guernsey presentation and Hall of Fame induction ceremony at The Star on February 21, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Triple M have sacked former Sydney captain Barry Hall for a comment he made during the pre-game show ahead of tonight’s Western Bulldogs vs. Geelong clash at Etihad Stadium.

After making the comment, Hall was told not to finish his shift, before being immediately removed from his position.

Triple M‘s Head of Content Mike Fitzpatrick made the following statement following the on-air gaff.

“Tonight on Triple M Football there were unacceptable and inappropriate comments made by a member of the commentary team,” the statement began.

“The commentator was removed immediately from the broadcast and an apology was issued on air afterwards.

“Immediate action was taken with the termination of employment for one team member.”

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According to one listener, these were the comments Hall allegedly made.

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