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1 hour ago, Demonland said:

 

Kennett with his insistence on remaining in the world of pokies and white anting the AFL's deal for Norf to play more games in Tasmania a few years back is certainly not the AFL Commission's poster child. A dose of humble pie caused by a few years of bottom four finishes would be nice I think.

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12 hours ago, Jaded said:

Nothing about 2020 makes sense. 
 

Someone ate a bat in China and now I can’t watch football. 

Really??

 

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PROPOSED HUBS DEEMED ‘IMMORAL’

As the AFL grapples to contrive a 2020 season, Fox Footy’s AFL 360 host Gerard Whateley has weighed into the debate around teams being segregated into potential hubs.

While the proposal could be key to the season’s completion, and indeed its integrity, Whateley told SEN it was at odds with the pace of the world.

“The mega quarantine hubs carry the conceit that sport is somehow immune from a global pandemic and separate from what the community is being asked to do,” Whateley said.

“I said yesterday, and I’m absolutely resolute on this now, that proposition is unreasonable, it is inappropriate and it would be desperate.

“You wouldn’t have to go too far to conclude that it is also immoral. “I don’t believe for a single second that the AFL administration would take our community down that path.

“I might ultimately be proven wrong, but I don’t believe for a second that is where we will end up. “No matter how twitchy we are for sport, now is a time where we’re going to have to wait.”

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1 hour ago, Demonland said:

“You wouldn’t have to go too far to conclude that it is also immoral. “I don’t believe for a single second that the AFL administration would take our community down that path.

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3 hours ago, Diamond_Jim said:

Kennett with his insistence on remaining in the world of pokies and white anting the AFL's deal for Norf to play more games in Tasmania a few years back is certainly not the AFL Commission's poster child. A dose of humble pie caused by a few years of bottom four finishes would be nice I think.

Especially if they trade out future 1st rounders for injury prone 'stars' like they have with Wingard and Omeara

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Hawks president Jeff Kennett has proudly revealed they have the war chest to survive 2020 and told struggling clubs to lift their game.

I'm not sure what pride there is in raking money in from gambling and depriving your membership of four home games a year for a big cheque from the Tasmanian government. It might have been more appropriate if he'd told struggling clubs to lift their gaming. 

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Can anyone access the club website?
I've been trying for a few days now and it isn't working. All the other clubs are.

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well, that's me done in the footy industry then

have worked at club level for port adelaide, for telstra network, then fox sports over the last decade and a half

made redundant today, along with a plethora or others

covid-19 has been a helluva blow to the industry

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2 hours ago, DemonWheels said:

Can anyone access the club website?
I've been trying for a few days now and it isn't working. All the other clubs are.

Working for me.

I had an issue a few weeks back where occasionally I couldn't access it. Like you all other clubs worked fine.

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25 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

well, that's me done in the footy industry then

have worked at club level for port adelaide, for telstra network, then fox sports over the last decade and a half

made redundant today, along with a plethora or others

covid-19 has been a helluva blow to the industry

sorry to hear that wwsw

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Jeez Kennett makes me want to vomit sometimes, might also have something to do with the disgusting colours of his club.

Would love nothing more than to see the Hawks bottom out for a good 4 years, and perhaps little side of being caught in some kind of controversy just to really give people a chance to sink the boots in. 

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