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Player's Mental Health Supplemental?

Can you remember when the Essendon Supplements Saga was not in the news? It’s been almost 2 years and in that time, the Essendon Football Club has sacked and re-hired a coach and favourite son, finished in the top 8 in the league both years, were disqualified from the finals in 1 of those years and have been in court almost as much as Oscar Pistorius. 195 more words

Mental Health

Shane Charter Interim Report References Dissection


Mr Shane Charter

(Page 166) Mr Charter has previously served a term of imprisonment for the importation of pseudoephedrine; he was released in January 2009. 8,061 more words

James Hird

James Hird is missing the spotlight

While footy news is being dominated with the story of the AFL banning any players being brought into the Sydney FC, James Hird sits in a darkened corner, holding his knees and sobbing to himself. 105 more words

UPDATED: A Guide to Hird v ASADA Appeal

The directions hearing before Justice Kenny on 9 October 2014 has supplied both a timetable and insights into the forthcoming appeal. This post will outline the schedule and what we have learnt about James Hird’s strategic approach. 1,912 more words


Tool Tuesday

It is time for another edition of Tool Tuesday.

We put the spotlight on those individuals that give their respective sports a bad name.

If you have any nominations for next week, then send them our way. 377 more words


Further scrutiny needed: Why James Hird's appeal should proceed

James Rowland argues that the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia should examine thoroughly the basis on which the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) jointly investigated potential anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs) at Essendon Football Club with the Australian Football League (AFL).   1,602 more words


Essendon still pointing fingers

Essendon still pointing fingers

Date October 3, 2014 – 7:15PM

Caroline Wilson

Mark Thompson addresses the Essendon best and fairest count. Photo: Darrian Traynor

In February this year, when Essendon chairman Paul Little was looking to mend and rebuild relationships all over football, he stated to me with some determination that if his football club expelled every individual accountable for the failures of 2011 and 2012 then there would be no club. 1,163 more words