AFL veteran calls for all AFL clubs to conduct external reviews of racism

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  • 20/09/2022 को प्रकाशित
  • AFL veteran Eddie Betts has condemned allegations of racism levelled at Hawthorn Football Club.
    An external review commissioned by the Hawthorn Football Club has revealed key figures at the club separated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander players from their families and pressured one couple to terminate a pregnancy for career advancement.
    Mr Betts has called for all AFL clubs to conduct external reviews.

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  • Greg Bennet
    Greg Bennet 8 दिन पहले +2

    As usual, when it comes to these issues, an allegation is assumed to be proof of guilt.

  • Shadow Man
    Shadow Man 8 दिन पहले +2

    Seeing it was an ABC report and no other side has been allowed to air yet I would be very careful at calling anyone a racist just yet. The ABC's record is appalling to say the least on fact and truth!

  • Greg
    Greg 8 दिन पहले +2

    Clarkson and Fagan have been hung out to dry, here. They've not even been interviewed by the ABC report journalists.
    And every talking head is not protecting their rights to be presumed innocent at this stage. Disgusting.

  • Steve
    Steve 8 दिन पहले +2

    Eddie Betts should have waited for the conclusions of the investigation before saying what he said. He is always one to promote 'rascism' at any opportunity. One can't act as judge jury and executioner at the drop of a hate every time there's an allegation. He has a way of pouring fuel on the fire at every opportunity. The person I admire is Syd Jackson who was colour blind and only referred to people by name not skin colour. This case is about two ex Hawthorn players who have made allegations against 3 coaches. Period! It has nothing to do with race. The accusers and you the msm decided it was about race.
    You've taken sides before the conclusion of the investigation. Hawthorn could sue. I wouldn't blame them.

  • madddevil1
    madddevil1 9 दिन पहले +9

    Why ? ..... nothing has been proven....
    What happens if this is proven to be false apology and reparations perhaps to the accused??? I bet there will be silence and I bet the ones so vocal will have to find something now

  • Andrew Morriss
    Andrew Morriss 8 दिन पहले

    Good little player. Divisive.

  • Garfield
    Garfield 9 दिन पहले +12

    He only makes the complaint after he retires. Obviously things weren't so bad that he would risk losing his playing contract.

    • Looking
      Looking 9 दिन पहले +1

      Well money makes the world turn and speaking up certainly won’t get you any money so get you’re money then say something

  • Johnny Alucard
    Johnny Alucard  9 दिन पहले +8

    Hopefully they will look into allegations of white players being racially abused

    • Skold
      Skold 8 दिन पहले +1

      No they won't do that because apparently only a black man can be mistreated.

  • Bully 1973
    Bully 1973 8 दिन पहले

    Eddie Smollett.

  • GW
    GW 9 दिन पहले +4

    What about the white players also asked to minimise distractions from families and girlfriends? This is as old as professional sport.
    This reverse racism crap is making us despise the sooks that can't cope with real life even more. Life-long professional victims, whilst hoovering up the money on offer.

  • Designo
    Designo 9 दिन पहले +8

    lol here we go. Rather than doing what all normal people did in years gone by, we now have to be perpetually, eternally offended at every single little thing.

  • South-East Asia Report
    South-East Asia Report 9 दिन पहले +5

    Good grief! So bloody what! Who really cares!

  • Angels
    Angels 9 दिन पहले

    1, Hanga talaga Lovegirls.Quest ako sa sipag at tiyaga nga dalawang binibining ito!❤ Ito ang hinihintay ko all this time. napakagandang musika at palabanas.

  • Grant
    Grant 9 दिन पहले +3

    I would find it hard to believe that only indigenous players have had these experiences, the investigation should widen to all players, if this only happens to indigenous players, then racism is a valid accusation!

    • GW
      GW 9 दिन पहले +1

      You are right. But the white players have the intellect to knuckle down, suck it up and realise what they need to do to win finals.
      And be life-long professional victims, whilst hoovering up the money on offer.

  • Dorian Shades of gray
    Dorian Shades of gray 9 दिन पहले +1

    These external reviews Just put the last few nails in the AFL’s coffin

  • Mick Dillon
    Mick Dillon 9 दिन पहले +7

    Abbos get over it

  • JJ M
    JJ M 9 दिन पहले +5

    Why is YT silencing everyone? What are they affraid of?

    • Jonquil
      Jonquil 9 दिन पहले +5

      The truth.

  • Peter Nut
    Peter Nut 9 दिन पहले +1

    So nothing ever happened to any other players.

  • M K
    M K 9 दिन पहले +1

    More woke bs.... Meantime, back at Vlad's ranch...

  • Tom Jones
    Tom Jones 9 दिन पहले

    🤔 🤔 🤔 🤔 🤔 🤔 🤔 🤔 🤔 I doubt there is any

  • skulptor
    skulptor 9 दिन पहले

    External review will find racism..which they are paid for..even on a chess board.