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AFL Fan Assaults Police Officer After Losing Son At Etihad Stadium

May 29th, 2016 A St Kilda footy fan is accused of putting a policeman in hospital after losing his son at last Saturday’s match at Etihad Stadium. David Mark Dow, 41, of Warrnambool allegedly went ballistic after police questioned him … Continue reading

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PLAYERS EARN BEER MONEY

Monday September 16 2013 – No one could work out why the second-tier soccer side filled with internationals could play so badly. And no one could work out why the professional footballers had agreed to play for beer money – … Continue reading

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STEPHEN MILNE TO CHALLENGE CHARGES

Saturday September 14 2013 – Lawyers for former St Kilda AFL player Stephen Milne are considering making an application that the rape charges against him are an “abuse of process” and should be thrown out of court. Defence barrister Philip … Continue reading

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POLICE EAGER TO SHARE PHONE TAPS

Monday August 19 2013 – The nation’s top crime fighter says laws that prevent police sharing telephone intercept information with sporting bodies should be relaxed to expose corruption. “While ultimately a matter for government…there is potential and opportunity to relax … Continue reading

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SAINT’S CAREER ON BRINK AS POLICE LAY FOUR RAPE COUNTS – Wednesday June 19 2013

– Rape charges against St Kilda star Stephen Milne are based on stronger evidence than was available when police recommended he face court in 2004. Detectives from the specialist Sexual Crimes Squad have spent a year building a case against … Continue reading

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POLICE FIND WAY TO REVEAL DIRT – Wednesday May 15 2013

– Police have identified a way they believe allows them to tip off the racing industry about dodgy jockeys, trainers and owners without breaking the law. And the AFL yesterday made an appeal to police to also tell it of … Continue reading

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A FALLEN STAR – Saturday May 4 2013

– There are those who would tell you Billy Nicholls should be in the twilight of a successful AFL career. A gifted junior footballer, he starred on debut, aged 15, against hardened men in a tough Geelong competition. Five years … Continue reading

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DRUG RAID NETS SIX, INCLUDING EX-ROO – Thursday April 18 2013

– A former North Melbourne footballer is one of six people arrested in drug raids by a joint taskforce including Victoria Police, Customs and Australian Federal Police. The Trident Taskforce arrested them and seized cocaine, steroids, human growth hormones, cash … Continue reading

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MEET MR BIG…MUSCLES, TATTS AND BIKIE MATES – Thursday March 28 2013

– Gym owner Tony Doherty is a man who doesn’t discriminate. Much like the courts, his gyms are among the few places where elite sportspeople rub shoulders with underworld figures, policemen – even judges. Sometimes they are scenes of drama. … Continue reading

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COPS PRESSED ME – JURRAH WITNESS – Thursday March 14 2013

– A Crown witness at the assault trial of Liam Jurrah said yesterday police had pressured him into falsely incriminating the former AFL player. Jurrah is on trial in the Northern Territory Supreme Court for seriously injuring his cousin, Basil … Continue reading

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