Steve Price reveals his comments slamming AFLW made his daughter cry

Steve Worth’s daughter despatched him an emotional textual content message and satisfied him to vary his thoughts about girls’s AFL.

Worth slammed the ladies’s sport final week, saying he ‘would not cross the street to observe it’ and that it was far inferior to the boys’s equal.

He backtracked on his feedback after his daughter, who’s a eager AFL participant herself, informed him she had damaged down in tears after listening to him reside on-air. 

The Venture common claimed an AFL membership official informed him the entire price of placing on 4 girls’s video games was $1million.

‘Is {that a} good spend?’ Worth requested whereas talking with Collingwood president Eddie McGuire and Luke Darcy on Triple M’s Scorching Breakfast final Tuesday.

However showing once more on the Triple M on Tuesday, Worth admitted he was within the flawed. 

Steve Price (pictured) has admitted he was in the wrong after slamming the AFLW's competition as a waste of time and money

Steve Worth (pictured) has admitted he was within the flawed after slamming the AFLW’s competitors as a waste of money and time

‘I usually would not do that, however (my daughter) despatched me a WhatsApp message which I’m gonna learn out,’ Worth mentioned on Tuesday morning.

‘It’s a type of an apology from me.

‘She mentioned, ‘Dad, I’ve to say I began to cry studying your views on AFLW. I am extremely disenchanted, and it makes me very offended. You raised me to like the sport of AFL, and due to the AFLW competitors, I lastly received the braveness to hitch a membership and play final 12 months.

‘Having a girls’s league inspired me to become involved with the game I might watched and admired my total life. 

‘With out it, I by no means would have performed it. It makes me fairly livid to know you do not care’.’

Mr Worth mentioned the heartbreaking message hit dwelling. 

‘That struck dwelling for me … When one in all your youngsters says that to you, it pulls you up fairly sharp,’ he mentioned.

‘I ought to go watch a sport reside and sit there and have a view on the finish of that.’ 

Price revealed his controversial comments had made his daughter who is a a keen AFL player, cry (pictured: Tayla Harris during the 2020 AFLW Round 04 match between the Adelaide Crows and the Carlton Blues on March 1)

Worth revealed his controversial feedback had made his daughter who’s a a eager AFL participant, cry (pictured: Tayla Harris through the 2020 AFLW Spherical 04 match between the Adelaide Crows and the Carlton Blues on March 1)

Regardless of the change of coronary heart, the broadcaster mentioned he hadn’t utterly modified his thoughts on AFLW.

‘I am not altering my view that I believe some huge cash’s been spent the place it maybe should not be,’ he mentioned.

His feedback had been met by assist from co-hosts McGuire and Darcey who beforehand rubbished his opinion.

Throughout the row final week, McGuire defined membership memberships had been up and girls had been more and more turning into concerned within the sport. 

‘You’ll by no means get a greenback of presidency cash for any infrastructure except you have received feminine sports activities concerned,’ McGuire mentioned.

‘We have simply executed a deal which can be introduced within the subsequent couple of months… and the important thing a part of that was the ladies’s sports activities.’

However Worth fired again: ‘So governments are shaming you into supporting girls’s soccer so you will get infrastructure constructed?’

Darcy, a former Western Bulldogs ruckman, mentioned the variety of girls and ladies taking part in AFL is at 530,160 – or 32 per cent of individuals. 

Whereas criticising the usual of AFLW, Worth mentioned he ‘beloved’ feminine sport.

Price criticised the quality of the women's game while speaking with Eddie McGuire (pictured) and Luke Darcy on Triple M's Hot Breakfast last Tuesday morning

Worth criticised the standard of the ladies’s sport whereas talking with Eddie McGuire (pictured) and Luke Darcy on Triple M’s Scorching Breakfast final Tuesday morning

‘However the amount of cash we’re ploughing into that is ridiculous,’ he added.

Worth argued the one purpose the opening AFLW conflict between Richmond and Carlton had a packed crowd was as a result of there was free entry.  

Shane, a person who known as into the radio present, labelled Worth a ‘goose’ whereas defending AFLW.  

‘It is received to start out someplace… folks will catch on, folks will take an opportunity and you recognize what, you are a goose,’ he mentioned.

Shane was requested whether or not he would pay cash to observe AFLW and Worth known as him a liar when he mentioned he would. 

‘I might watch girl’s soccer and I might go to see it. It is in regards to the sport,’ Shane mentioned.

‘It is one thing that may take off if folks assist it.’ 

Twitter users responded to Price's comments about AFLW last week

Twitter customers responded to Worth’s feedback about AFLW final week

Worth mentioned critics do not agree together with his stance as a result of it’s not seen as ‘politically right’. 

Darcy mentioned Worth’s argument was ‘not educated’, having beforehand defined the newly-founded AFLW was being in comparison with the boys’s sport which took ‘140 years to construct to this stage’. 

On Twitter, some listeners argued it was early days and unfair to match AFLW with the boys’s sport.

‘Be affected person FFS I’m assured this can be a fantastic comp within the subsequent few years. Issues take time to develop!’ one individual mentioned. 

‘How does Steve Worth get as a lot media time as he does? He is bloody ineffective,’ mentioned one other. 


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