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His replacement is from the big retailer end of town.

If you are a supplier to the AFL get ready to be screwed like never before.

He has been the chief of the most ruthless group of companies ever to grace the Australian landscape.

The Players association is about to find out what tough is, they have been dealing with [censored] up to now by comparison.

PS Young cats is censored?

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18 minutes ago, old dee said:

His replacement is from the big retailer end of town.

If you are a supplier to the AFL get ready to be screwed like never before.

He has been the chief of the most ruthless group of companies ever to grace the Australian landscape.

The Players association is about to find out what tough is, they have been dealing with [censored] up to now by comparison.

PS Young cats is censored?

Blame Trump :-)

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Good. Never liked the man,

I do like that his replacement isn't an ex player, no doubt still one of the boys though.

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11 minutes ago, Chris said:

Good. Never liked the man,

I do like that his replacement isn't an ex player, no doubt still one of the boys though.

Agree with your second point.  If there's one thing the last five years has shown us is that 'the boys club' doesn't work in a modern professional sporting code.  The "but he's a good bloke..." excuses need to be done away with.  

Let retired players take up commentary and let other run the comp.

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1 hour ago, Chris said:

Good. Never liked the man,

I do like that his replacement isn't an ex player, no doubt still one of the boys though.

all very cosy

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10 minutes ago, beelzebub said:

all very cosy

I would love to have seen the soon to be unemployed Ben McDevitt take the reigns! Oh how the boys club would have shrieked and wailed!

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49 minutes ago, Chris said:

I would love to have seen the soon to be unemployed Ben McDevitt take the reigns! Oh how the boys club would have shrieked and wailed!

Would have probably ended up with a six team composite comp'....(i like that)

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Good career Jack.

Best of luck with the diabetes .

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Fitzpatrick was rowing for Yarra Yarra, (when I used to hang out at the club) and was a good bloke, lots of tall poppy comments here I reckon. And I've never forgotten those almighty taps from the ruck, forward to the edge of the square during the Grand Finals he played in, went alright. Good luck to him, I always thought he had the love of the game first. 

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12 minutes ago, Danelska said:

Love how he is saying the AFL should have put rules in place to stop the use of peptides to protect the players. I may be missing something but weren'tthe players banned 12 months ago for breaking the rules around which peptides were banned? Wouldn't that indicate that there were rules in place? 

Surely not the AFL's fault the players didn't take their responsibilities seriously. 

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2 hours ago, Biffen said:

Good career Jack.

Best of luck with the diabetes .

And don't forget the memorable vital kick he had for his new club, just before they delisted him.   Or the tunnel ball :-)

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The guy was at helm during the most successful decade in the competitions history. Yes, you can criticize him for the essendon drug scandal however results speak for themselves. 

Record crowds, billion dollar tv deals and expansion into western Sydney and GC. 

He has accomplished more in his life than most will ever do. 

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