Dal Santo believes the coaching staff must be held accountable for Carlton’s underwhelming performance, while Maclure debated that the players must take on the responsibility.
On-field was at the head of their discussion, and things got testy when Maclure told Dal Santo to “not make excuses for them.”
Dal Santo: No I’m not.
Maclure: Yeah you are.
Dal Santo: I’m trying to justify and give a bit of … it’s confusing at times …
Maclure: That’s the worst thing you can do.
Dal Santo: Is what?
Maclure: How can they be confused? They work all week, they have 10 coaches who are telling them what to do — and they turn up and they don’t know what to do?
Dal Santo: When you’re down by six or seven goals at quarter-time …
Maclure: No, no — in the first five minutes?
Dal Santo: … you get desperate.
Maclure: First five minutes? Cut it out, champ … I’ve champed him already!
Dal Santo: *Laughs* Do you speak to Kingy like that?
*Transcript courtesy of Fox Sports*