Fans erupt over LEGO Masters finale, claiming David and G were the rightful winners
May 15, 2019
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Who would’ve thought such drama would erupt over a LEGO competition.

Last night’s finale of the Channel 9 show LEGO Masters saw strangers Henry and Cade take home the $100,000 prize money after being crowned winners.

Their build showed the Greek God Poseidon erupting out of a wave and fighting a giant sea serpent, which ultimately beat David and G’s theme park and Jordan and Miller’s space-themed mothership.

Henry and Cade won the first ever LEGO Masters Australia. Picture: Channel 9Source:Supplied

Henry and Cade’s winning build. Picture: Channel 9Source:Supplied

Not happy: The moment David and G found out they lost. Picture: Channel 9Source:Channel 9

The “oil rig workers” were fan favourites. Picture: Channel 9Source:Supplied

The final three teams had 28 hours to construct a build of their choice, which was judged by Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught, LEGO Friends senior design manager Fenella Charity from LEGO’s headquarters in Denmark, and 250 members of the public.

But fans weren’t happy David and G’s epic theme park build — which was even fit with moving parts — was overlooked for the top prize, taking to Twitter in droves describing the show as a “rort”.

G, 52, and David, 33, are colleagues from Western Australia. G's gruff manner made him a fan favourite. Picture: Channel 9Source:Supplied

Bloody brick man had Henry and Cade winning from night 1. Rort.

that sucked! David and G were robbed!!

Great model but David&G should have been the winners

Good job Henry n Cade, but damn... DAVID AND G WERE ROBBED

Thought the theme park was the best one but Henry and Cade deserved the win, they've nailed their builds week after week.

David and G clearly should have won, brickman was all over Henry and Kade for the entire season. #bullshit #LEGOMastersAU

In a Channel 9 Twitter poll, 51 per cent of voters said they preferred David and G’s build over Henry and Cade’s.

Brickman criticised David and G’s build for using too many green blocks.

“I’ll be honest, there’s a lot of green here,” he said. “It’s on a green base plate. I’m not sure green was the right colour to do the pillars. I think a lighter shade would’ve been better.”

He said Henry and Cade’s model was “just epic”.

“You both played to your strengths,” he said.

“Henry, you love robots and you can really see that, and Cade, to do that with the wave we saw that you have sculpting ability.

“Well done guys.”

LEGO Masters, hosted by Hamish Blake, was a ratings success for the Nine Network, and has already been recommissioned for a second season.

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