Australian radio presenter Ray Hadley was reportedly furious Channel 9 chose not to interview him in a documentary honouring rugby league commentary icon Ray Warren.
Warren and Hadley worked alongside each other at NRL grand finals, multiple State of Origin series and Olympic Games across a 30-year broadcasting stint.
According to The Daily Telegraph, Hadley informed friends he was deeply offended the free-to-air broadcaster snubbed him for the television special which aired on Friday evening.
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“My relationship with Rabs goes back decades and we’ve seen and shared some wonderful sporting moments from adjoining commentary boxes,” Hadley said.
“It would have been nice to be part of a show to honour the great man.”
Hadley will commentate his 33rd grand final for 2GB’s “Continuous Call Team” on Sunday evening.
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Earlier this year, Warren announced his retirement from calling football after 55 years, cementing himself as the “voice of rugby league”.
The veteran broadcaster called 99 State of Origin matches, 45 grand finals and three Melbourne Cups over a decorated commentary career.
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