The cheers of Brisbane Lions fans were drowned out as the full time siren sounded on their dramatic comeback win over Carlton.
The Lions are through to their first grand final since 2014 after surging back from five goals down against the Blues at the Gabba on Saturday night.
The epic win had Lions players, including Lachie Neale, roaring with emotion at full time, but it was the sound of a malfunctioning siren that pulled attention away from Brisbane’s celebrations.
The siren was heard blasting for 60 seconds while the club’s song was played around the Gabba.
“I think the siren’s broken,” Hamish McLachlan said in commentary for Seven.
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Neale was seen on the broadcast mouthing the world siren while speaking with teammate Cam Rayner after the game while the foghorn continued.
Rayner appeared to respond by showing he was very OK with the siren becoming a part of the celebrations.
It would have taken much more to dampen the Lions’ spirits after win in front of a sold out crowd.
“Extraordinary scenes at the Gabba,” Luke Darcy said on Channel 7’s coverage.
Swans great Jude Bolton, who was Seven’s boundary-rider during the game also said it was an “incredible atmosphere” as he tried to interview players after the match.
The Lions’ only issues was the sight of Neale at one point grimacing and holding his shoulder after an awkward fall.
Neale and coach Chris Fagan both brushed off the concern.
“This one’s giving me a bit of grief… I’m fine,” he told 7Sport.
“Just a bit of a stinger.”
The biggest grief Lions fans faced was the questionable commentary from the Seven team.
Western Bulldogs great Luke Darcy has been slammed over his comments during the match, accused of showing a clear bias towards Carlton.
The play-caller’s name was trending on Twitter just behind the words “Gabba” and “Daicos” after the match.