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The Melbourne Football Club is aware of an altercation that occurred in Prahran on Sunday evening between Steven May and Jake Melksham.

 

“Following a dinner on Sunday evening, Jake and Steven informed us of a scuffle that took place after a lighthearted disagreement between the pair escalated.

“Both Jake and Steven had been drinking at dinner and are incredibly remorseful that things played out the way they did.

“Given Steven is still under the AFL concussion protocols from Round 11, he was aware that under club guidelines he should not have been drinking.

“The leadership group has recommended to impose a one-match ban on Steven, a decision which has been endorsed by the club’s broader leadership. This will make him unavailable for both AFL and VFL selection.

https://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/1144624

 

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Just give the bloke a fine, not suspend him

Hurts the team more than the player. 

I'm all for doing the right thing off the field but would we suspend him on the eve of a GF?

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3 minutes ago, deeTRACted said:

Super annoyed, but we should acknowledge the leadership from our leadership group, it would have been easy to just be like 'Oh dont do it again you are a super important player and we need you' but culture starts from the top.

Correct. It shouldn't be tolerated at all and no single player is above the club and it's culture. 

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Every player at the dinner had no problem with May drinking until he got caught.

So…. They can’t exactly be emphasising the high standards.

Given 2 of our older players were there I wouldn’t be surprised if many others in the leadership group were too. 

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Another reason for the media to dig their boots in...

...we are now giving them the ammo!

When it rains, it pours!

 

Not good for May, with the bye coming up he will not have played for 4 weeks.

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