A charter flight with five people on board crashed into a major retail centre in Melbourne on Tuesday morning. The pilot, Australian Max Quartermain, and four passengers, from the US, on the plane were killed in the crash. Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has called the event the worst civil aviation […]
Former AFL champion and Essendon coach James Hird is believed to recovering after being taken to hospital overnight. According to the Seven Network, Hird was admitted after an “intentional poisoning overdose”. He was reportedly taken to Cabrini Hospital in Melbourne’s south last night. Sky News is reporting he has since […]
Former Essendon coach James Hird has opened about what has become known as the “blackest day in Australian sport”, the 2012 Essendon supplement scandal, in an interview with ABC News 24 at The Ethics Centre last night. Along with confessing that he should have done more to prevent the situation, […]
The Court of Arbitration of Sport has found 34 past and present Essendon players guilty of anti-doping violations. The charges will see 12 players currently under contract with the Melbourne club, including captain Jobe Watson, suspended from the 2016 AFL season. The case relates to the club’s 2012 supplements program. […]
Lucky he was wearing a helmet.
Cleared of charges.
...around and around she goes and where she stops nobody knows.
The circuit breaker.
Fighting on, alone
He will return to a preparation and planning role.
Essendon’s club chairman Paul Little has called for closure on the ASADA investigation into the club’s 2012 supplement program, in which 40 players reportedly used banned substances. Little has said the 15 month saga has taken a toll on the players “both on and off the playing field” and that […]
James Hird will return to Essendon as a coach in 2015 says AFL great Matthew Lloyd. Lloyd told 3AW last night that club chairman Paul Little had been in talks with Hird and arranged his return for the end of August, upon the completion of his suspension. “My understanding is […]
Back in the coaching box.