Bruce Francis has replied.

Discussion in 'ASADA, WADA, and Drugs in Sport' started by Demon in Hell, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. Demon in Hell

    Demon in Hell All Australian

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  2. Great8

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    Even Essendon fans are sick of this silly old coot. Just crawl back under your rock Bruce
     
  3. Cronos

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    Excuse my tired memory, but isn't one of the effects of TB4 use an increase in the bodies generation of IGF-1? Therefore a test for increased levels of IGF-1 would be a red flag in testing...

    Have I just knocked over the knocking over of the strands that Bruce thought he had a good day doing? And in doing so exposed Bruce Francis as being unsuitable to sit in judgment on the panelists?
     
  4. MisterMarcus

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    Yes, TB4 is involved in increasing production of IGF1, apparently. So the test is exactly what you would expect if you wanted to see effects of TB4 injection.

    Also, it seems IGF1 itself is a banned substance, so even if Bruce's "takedown" was right, wouldn't it still prove Essendon took something illegal?

    It was acutally a remarkably short and semi-coherent piece from Bruce, suggesting even he doesn't really believe they're innocent.
     
  5. The 747

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    Dude, you just ruined Bruce's day.
     
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  6. damochandler

    damochandler Brownlow Medallist

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  7. Abasi

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    Someone please inform the twit that he's still got zero clue.
     
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    jerry springer Brownlow Medallist

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    the only thing i look for now is long it takes him to get the word " unconscionable" in

    he never fails
     
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  9. Rich01

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    I hope people don't take this guy seriously.

    His ramblings sound like that of an uneducated, ill informed zealot.
     
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  10. The 747

    The 747 Brownlow Medallist

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    I don't think anyone does, aside from people of the same ilk. Bomber fans were behind him initially then bailed once they realised how unhinged he was.
     
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  11. Rich01

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    Yep, his rhetoric his degenerated to the level that even the great unwashed wouldn't believe it now.
     

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  12. Bunk Moreland

    Bunk Moreland Brownlow Medallist

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    I still don't know who on earth this guy is and how he fits into the whole picture.
     
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  13. jenny61_99

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    He's a mate of Hird Senior, so it is a personal thing for him. if nothing else, he's doing it out of love.
     
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  14. Bunk Moreland

    Bunk Moreland Brownlow Medallist

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    Yeah but what's his platform?
     
  15. Spongebob

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    Bruce burst on the scene with some quick runs on the board. An unheralded rookie from a rebel league.

    True blue pedigree. Made a run for the big show in Canberra, but overlooked by the recruiters.

    Has made some pretty spectacular social media splashes. But after doing a brain hammy went on a year too long.
     
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  16. Nikita Blue

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    "I have had a great day"...oh dear he really is delusional.
     
  17. ODNBlue

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    I don't know guys... he referenced Chip's book... pretty good basis for an argument there...
     
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  18. jenny61_99

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    Old, socially isolated man shakes angry fist at moon?

    Needs to feel relevant?
     
  19. Fire

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    I like the xenophobic dig at not trusting the Europeans as far as he could kick them.

    Because every solid argument is just a bit racist.
     
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  20. The 747

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    His claim to fame was that he apparently had a copy of the interim report, so for a while was the only (alleged) source of it. Has some tenuous links to Hird, and a tenuous grip on reality which has deteriorated.
     
  21. markm106

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    Would have thought Essendon legal team hired this guy as a consultant. I mean he just took the whole WADA case down just like that.
     
  22. Lavender Bushranger

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    At some point in time, you really do have to ask yourself the question: Maybe everyone is right, and I'm wrong?

    Surely the CAS decision is one of those moments for Bruce.
     
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  23. sherb

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    That's how he got to play Test Cricket.

    His career didn't last long though.
     
  24. Spongebob

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    More corrupt behaviour, Sandor Earl Fred Trueman, stuff stuff.

    He apparently made a good point in 2011.

    (has not cured my insomnia, must get some melatonin, not melanotan)


    http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1so6tkj
     
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  25. Nikita Blue

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    "I am beginning to feel inadequate". Beginning?
     

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