Tag Archives: Essendon FC

BOMBER BACK ON TRACK – Thursday May 23 2013

– A shocked but resolute Nathan Lovett-Murray yesterday vowed to return to training at Essendon after being stabbed at his girlfriend’s house. Neighbours reported hearing her “terrifying screams” during what emerged as a violent scuffle between Lovett-Murray and two other … 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 IN STEROID CLAIM – Monday March 25 2013

– An anti-ageing clinic operator linked to the drugs in sport controversy has been accused of trafficking steroids with police officers. The Herald Sun can reveal that a serving police officer has been accused of dealing in steroids with Derek … Continue reading

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BODY OF EVIDENCE : HOW POLICE BUSTED STEROID SUPPLY RING – Tuesday February 26 2013

– It was 2008 and Walter Reynolds was bankrupt. On his last roll of the dice, the 63-year-old gym enthusiast decided to get into the supplements business, selling performance-enhancing peptides, steroids and other restricted substances from an office tucked away … Continue reading

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CROOKED BOUNCE INTO ARMS OF CRIMS – Saturday February 9 2013

– The undercover detective didn’t need to check official records to identify the heavy lurking in the corner of the pub, there to protect one of Australia’s biggest speed dealers. Just a few weeks earlier, the policeman, along with 60,000 … Continue reading

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GATTO SPORT BET PROBE – Saturday February 9 2013

– Underworld figure and businessman Mick Gatto has been probed over suspected links to an offshore sports gambling business, despite being banned from Victoria’s casino and racetracks. The Herald Sun has learned the one-time bouncer and lookout at illegal two-up … Continue reading

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NOT A LOT TO CELEBRATE – Thursday February 7 2013

– The players in both change rooms are calm just an hour before kick-off. After all they are confident they have been well coached on how to carry out their designated roles. The referee and linesmen have trained for this … Continue reading

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CLUB LINK TO DRUG DEALER – Thursday February 7 2013

– A convicted drug trafficker who calls himself Dr Ageless supplied the Essendon Football Club with potentially illegal substances. Biochemist Shane Charter is alleged to have provided sports scientists associated with the club with supplements sourced from Asia. It is … Continue reading

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JABS WERE CLEAN – Thursday February 7 2013

– The man at the centre of the Essendon drugs scandal, Stephen Dank, claims the injections he gave players last week were clean. The club’s former performance scientist yesterday emphatically rejected suggestions he had overseen the inappropriate use of supplements … Continue reading

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