MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE18: Grant Thomas coach of the Saints talks to his team at the break during the round 13 AFL match between the St.Kilda Saints and the Hawthorn Hawks at the Telstra Dome on June 18, 2004 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Former St Kilda coach Grant Thomas has gone on a spectacular 24-hour Twitter tirade against outgoing AFL Chairman Mike Fitzpatrick.

Fitzpatrick announced he will step down from his role in a press conference yesterday.

His decision was met with mixed reaction, with some labelling his tenure a success, but others celebrating his departure.

Thomas led the celebration party.

It started when the news was announced yesterday.

Then when the press conference started, Thomas poked fun at Fitzpatrick.

Then Fitzpatrick spoke on some of the bigger issues he has overseen while in charge of the commission. They include:

Then he gave one to Caroline Wilson for good measure.

He wasn’t the only one to have a go at the outgoing AFL Chairman.