Posts Tagged Demetriou

Demetriou’s Legacy


There have been two schools of thought surrounding the departure of Andrew Demetriou from the AFL’s CEO position. The first has come predominantly from the fans who believe, with good reason, that it was probably a few seasons too late. These people have mainly focused on his administration’s failings, of which there were many. The […]

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A Standing Question


The primary tactic in the AFL’s supplements saga remains to shift the focus onto the Essendon Football Club and James Hird. It is employed by the AFL, by the media, and by the general public. To these people I have but one simple question: ¬†What exactly did they do? The most disturbing allegation levelled at […]

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The AFL’s Corruption Case


Essendon’s 2012 supplements program has once again reared it’s ugly head. However, this time it is more definitive. Mystery still surrounds the details, but if nothing else, the public now has a clear indication of to whom they should be listening. The late, great Christopher Hitchens once spoke of the concept of “radical evil”: “The […]

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