dazzledavey36

Melksham fined 10k

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Well, sounds like it might be a good time to replace Hibberd with Melksham.

Fortunately, we have a coach who has empathy in a situation like this, having been through similar issues.

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1 minute ago, A F said:

Well, sounds like it might be a good time to replace Hibberd with Melksham.

Fortunately, we have a coach who has empathy in a situation like this, having been through similar issues.

Fair point.

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Melksham is not a great decision maker. Some bad choices along the way. Not even talking about his footy. 

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Well the CAS hearing found that Ess players lied to drug tester forms and kept info from their doctor.  Is anyone really surprised he would withhold info/lie to the AFL.

Some people never learn.

De Goey got 3 weeks for lying to the his coach...I wonder what sanctions Melksham will get from the club.  Probably nothing.  But I know which is more serious. 

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12 minutes ago, Gorgoroth said:

Wonder what he was betting on...

Reading the story, he wasn't betting but someone else was using his account. Who that was isn't disclosed. 

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Another stupid decision by someone involved with Essendon Football Club. I am not longer surprised. Annoyed we got lumped with the likes of Melksham, Goodwin and Hibberd.

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Just now, biggestred said:

And yet still a tool 

Oh yes. Very much so...

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A minor issue.

Charlie Dixon has a glass of red wine the night before a game and he's front page of the Herald Sun and suspended by his club.  The AFL would happily pepperspray the likes of Jack Crisp for a $10 multi.  Others convulse in anger over Hogan having a dart on a weekend off, as if he's some sort of nicotine addict.  Fans lamenting drafting Melksham over a trivial betting indiscretion involving his account (sure, they also think he can't play footy).

Meanwhile, Ben Cousins is a mess and never tested positive for illegal drug use and first time offenders are protected from public vilification.  

Somewhere, there's an imbalance.

 

 

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We should make him bet 10k per game to have a 20-30 possession game, with 2 intercept marks, 6 tackles and 70% disposal efficiency

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43 minutes ago, Gorgoroth said:

Wonder what he was betting on...

Getting dropped?

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it was from last year whilst under the "essendon" suspension

they were under a non contact suspension and not playing, so even if he had bet on afl (which they said he didn't) it hard to see what the fuss is

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Aside from Gary Moorcroft, can anyone recall a more disliked import than Melksham?

Tom Gillies doesn't count as he was just handicapped at football.

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1 minute ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Aside from Gary Moorcroft, can anyone recall a more disliked import than Melksham?

Tom Gillies doesn't count as he was just handicapped at football.

Lumumba by a country mile.

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3 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Aside from Gary Moorcroft, can anyone recall a more disliked import than Melksham?

Tom Gillies doesn't count as he was just handicapped at football.

 

2 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Lumumba by a country mile.

Mitch Clarke has them all covered!  With good reason.

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I really couldn't give a rats.

He can have a winnie, a tinnie whilst filling out the quaddie for all i care.

If hes up for playing 120 of decent footy im fine.

So far ...very much ho-hum

Hopefully compatriot Michael fares better.

The Milkshake curdled a tad.

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50 minutes ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

Reading the story, he wasn't betting but someone else was using his account. Who that was isn't disclosed. 

Sounds like the dog ate my homework!

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Cant say he has had a good start. Some of it out of his control, but what he has done now on and off the field has been average to say the least. Some of his work against Freo last week was cringeworthy. Would much rather have Hibbo in.

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18 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Aside from Gary Moorcroft, can anyone recall a more disliked import than Melksham?

Tom Gillies doesn't count as he was just handicapped at football.

Golden BBP

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