A thriller lady claiming to be the mum of an AFL footballer says her son’s profession was ruined by a drug-taking incident on the Collingwood Soccer Membership.
The Magpies are reeling from the bomshell information rising star Jack Ginnivan has been handed a two-match ban after imaginative and prescient reportedly surfaced of the 20-year previous taking a bootleg substance at a Torquay lodge.
The ahead has been suspended for Collingwood’s first two pre-season matches in addition to its first two video games of the common season and has been hit with a $5000 suspended effective whereas copping a strike below the league’s illicit medication coverage.
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The membership has been pressured to disclaim strategies of a widespread medication downside — however the thriller mum’s declare on Melbourne radio suggests in any other case.
A girl phoned into 3AW on Monday, claiming her son was first supplied medication at an official Collingwood staff perform.
A girl recognized as ‘Mary’ appeared on Neil Mitchell’s morning present, claiming her son was ridiculed on the membership after “makin an entire idiot of himself” whereas below the affect of medication at an official membership occasion.
“I’ve listened to this for years … I’ve a son who was drafted by Collingwood a few years in the past,” the caller mentioned.
“He was a unbelievable athlete, nonetheless is. And inside the first social event, the non-public perform that he had with the membership, he was launched to cocaine.
She mentioned her son had been dumped by the membership.
“I received’t say it was instantly because of that one specific occasion, however what I’m saying – he went to this perform, he was boozed up as a result of it was at a pub and was free,” the girl mentioned.
“Then he consumed one thing that was supplied to him after which went out and made an entire idiot of himself in entrance of your complete staff after which was ridiculed for the rest of his time there about how he mentioned inappropriate issues and behaved poorly.”
Magpies soccer boss Graham Wright and captain Darcy Moore have each denied the taking part in group has a wider downside exterior of Ginnivan’s remoted incident.
On Tuesday morning, Bombers legend and SEN Breakfast radio host Tim Watson mentioned Ginnivan’s resolution to take an unknown substance as an elite athlete “beggars perception”.
“I’ll inform you what worries me essentially the most about this and that’s what it will probably result in,” he instructed SEN.
“You’ve gomeone in the course of a footy camp… and the factor they need to do is take part in unlawful drug taking. Heavy drug taking. They might have simply had a lecture on food plan and all of the issues it’s essential to put in your system they usually sit there and say, ‘Yeah, we’ve got to watch out about what we eat and we’ve got to maintain our skinfolds down’ and all that type of factor’.
“After which they go and put one thing into their our bodies that they’ve obtained no concepts about the way it was managed. The way it was made. What it was lower with. The place it was lower. And the shortage of security and the problems round that. That beggars perception for me that anyone concerned in an elite skilled coaching program and sport (would try this).”