Fed up Betts thought about quitting footy

Betts, 33, previous 7 days publicised a racist social media article he experienced obtained on Twitter, which he mentioned was an all-much too-regular incidence.

In a passionate and emotional interview on Fox Footy, Betts opened up on the toll that these types of therapy has taken on him in the course of his 318-match AFL job.

“I’m unquestionably unwell of copping it,” he mentioned on AFL360.

“It hurts. It deeply hurts. And you believe to on your own, why must I maintain participating in footy if I’m heading to maintain copping this? I want to make a modify.”

Betts mentioned he experienced viewed as no matter if to phone out the article.

“It was tough … I really was not heading to article it,” he mentioned.

“I imagined, ‘What’s heading to come about?’, ‘Do I have to offer with it again?’ … it’s just tiring, combating, combating, combating, it … Read More

Robbo: Coronavirus has footy on brink of collapse

It is the twilight zone for the AFL.

It does not know what is ­happening tomorrow, allow alone what is taking place during the subsequent six months.

It is terrifying — for all people.

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AFL boss Gillon McLachlan was ideal — this match has survived wars and depression, loss of life and drought.

But this is distinct.

The enemy is a stealthy, creeping menace, and in Australia it is however unsure how menacing it will be.

But football is on the brink of collapse, this year at minimum.

Hundreds of millions of pounds will be shed to footy and its sister industries, and the soreness will be felt for quite a … Read More