Blues superstar to sweat on report for dangerous tackle

CARLTON star Tayla Harris will face a nervous wait after being reported for a sling tackle on Brisbane's Emily Bates.

The Blues forward laid a heavy tackle on her opponent during the third quarter of the semi-final clash at Ikon Park.

Harris on report for sling tackle

00:22 Mar 22. 2020. 2:38 PM

Tayla Harris has her number taken for a sling tackle on Emily Bates

Harris pinned one of Bates' arms as they fell to the ground, though the Lion's head hit a teammate's leg rather than the ground.

"You know those coaches who always say they didn't see it, but you know that they did," Carlton coach Daniel Harford said.

"I'm the one that actually didn't.

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"I was absolutely a long way away and had so many bodies in the way, I was just dirty we gave away a free kick because we had good field position.

"They said down the line that Tayla had been reported, so I'll have a look and I'm keen to see what happened but I have no real visual at the moment."

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