- Ex-AFL star Daniel Gorringe paid tribute to Gene Simmons
- Was dressed head to toe as the iconic KISS frontman
- Gorringe took part in the annual Longest Kick competition
Former Carlton and Gold Coast star Daniel Gorringe turned heads after daringly dressing as KISS frontman Gene Simmons for the Longest Kick competition.
Gorringe, 31, who last featured in the AFL in 2017, was dressed head to toe in a hilarious tribute to the iconic rocker.
“I thought it was the longest KISS competition, so I guess it doesn’t make a lot of sense at the moment,” Gorringe joked when asked about his eye-catching attire.
“I got ready to kiss. This didn’t turn out the way I thought it would, but I guess we’ll try a longer kick here.
‘Feel good. If this was a kissing contest, I’d be nice, but I don’t like my chances here.
Former Carlton and Gold Coast star Daniel Gorringe turned heads after dressing as KISS frontman Gene Simmons during the Fox Footy Longest Kick competition
Gorringe, 31, who last featured in the AFL in 2017, was dressed head to toe in KISS gear (pictured) in a hilarious tribute to the iconic rocker.
Gorringe was one of two wildcard entries, alongside 2017 champion and former Brisbane forward Brendan Fevola.
Gorringe’s kick – in full KISS lift – traveled just 48.3 yards. It was the shortest kick of the 10 competitors.
Brisbane Lions veteran Daniel Rich blew away the competition with an impressive effort of 69.5m, winning the $10,000 prize ahead of Fevola, who jumped into the Yarra River in protest.
Cult hero Fevola also delighted the crowd by enjoying KFC – who sponsored the event – moments before his final kick.
In one of the AFL’s great hard luck stories, Rich has been on Brisbane’s books since 2009 and is a fan favorite.
He sensationally bowed out earlier this season as he was unhappy with his own form.
He was not recalled by coach Chris Fagan after the selfless decision in June, meaning he will watch the Grand Final from the stands at the MCG.