August 2013


Bombers players may be safe, the club isn’t

Not long after Essendon put its hand up and admitted concerns to both the AFL and ASADA about its medical protocols during 2011 and 2012, the club commissioned its own investigation into the organization’s internal governance. The man charged with running the inquiry was former Telstra CEO, Ziggy Switkowski. His brief was not to ascertain […]

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The ASADA report is in, so what now?

After six months, over 130 witness interviews and with 13,000 supporting documents, ASADA has furnished the AFL with a 400-page interim report into the Essendon Football Club’s 2011 and 2012 medical protocols. The League’s general counsel, Andrew Dillon held a media conference at AFL headquarters yesterday evening to notify all and sundry that arguably the […]

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What lessons can be learned from the Essendon saga?

I have a seven-year-old son and given he has grown up in a household that loves sport and his parents have turned their passion into careers, he too has become besotted with sport. He loves all kinds of sport and takes part in the modified versions of cricket and Australian Football and is a member […]

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