Posts Tagged Supplements Saga

Leigh Matthews

The problem in less than 50 words…   Independent Leigh Matthews: ‘Bringing game into disrepute’ a phony charge Hird not responsible for supplements program or governance failings We haven’t seen any evidence Media: Leigh Matthews has declared himself incompetent   Leigh Matthews returns to an AFL club: Hird should quit Media: Look what the great […]

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Fans Should Blame Essendon

Self proclaimed journalist, Jon Ralph, believes Essendon supporters should blame their club, or individuals within the club, for their current predicament. There are two minor quibbles with this notion, namely; ‘who’ and ‘why’. Ralph offers a suggestion as to whom, ‘even if it’s just Stephen Dank.’ On the surface, this stance would be worthless symbolism […]

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The Price of Corruption

It is approaching one year since the Essendon Football Club accepted unprecedented sanctions as a result of the supplements saga. The official violation was ‘disrepute’. The subject was governance. The AFL’s case had more holes than fine flywire, but that was of little consequence. It was never the reason for the sanctions, and in any […]

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