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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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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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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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