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Players agree to rally for the cause but Osieck said to be less concerned with the issue of flagging public support, writes Bonita Mersiades
A secret deal between ASADA and Essendon Football Club has surfaced which would result in Essendon players escaping doping sanctions with zero penalties, while at the same time, would see those players under scrutiny at the Cronulla Sharks given a minimum six-month ban. However, formal protests from the lawyers acting for both ASADA and the Sharks have seen this deal abandoned.
According to a private report, the AFL had the highest revenue and attendance levels of all Australian sporting codes.
Reports are ‘encouraging but not surprising’ says analyst Bonita Mersiades, adding still hopeful of a total $60m deal
The AFL has announced that attendance figures for last weeks premiership round (Round 15) was the highest attendance tally for a single round in the history of the game, eclipsing the previous mark from 1998.