If the AFL has taught us one thing in these past two weeks, it is the fact that they are seemingly wish to avoid any meaningful discussion about worrying issues in the league.
Andrew Demetriou – in panel discussions, newspaper articles, and press conferences – clearly did not think that tanking was something that existed, for one. Add this line of thinking to the Essendon drug saga, and you have formed a mountain out of a molehill.
Granted, both are concerning issues, but the way they have been handled rings alarm bells that something is wrong. Continue reading AFL: The dire need for better monitoring