Posts Tagged Melbourne Football Club

It Is Not About James Hird


Define ‘predictable’: The media’s response to the latest revelations in the AFL’s corruption case. More explosive allegations were aired on Thursday night’s 7.30 on the ABC: Stephen Amendola, lawyer for James Hird, exposed the ‘complete failure of process’ within the AFL’s so called ‘investigation’ into Essendon. They had no case, only threats. Former Victorian premier […]

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Disrepute


‘The AFL Commission can say, “the balance of probability, we believe, we have a gut feel, we think, that this is quite strongly possible” and they can throw whatever penalty they want at Essendon. So their burden of proof is a lot less than an infraction notice from ASADA.’ – Jon Ralph The above comment […]

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