Paul Gallen proposes alternative for imperfect Dally M voting system
Many commentators were surprised when the Canberra Raiders’ Jack Wighton beat Panthers favourite Nathan Cleary to secure the Dally M Medal, leading some to voice critique of the voting system.
Cronulla Sharks great Paul Gallen told Mark Levy biases are “human nature” for the ex-players and journalists who vote, and awarding points after every game could be part of the problem.
“I’m not against it … I just think whenever there’s human beings involved, you’re never going to get a perfect system.
“There’s certain people [other] people just don’t like, and they won’t give them a vote.”
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