Rumour Dusty's "coke snorting" gesture at GWS player

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NaturalDisaster

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You have evidence?
Or just your imagination.

Dusty had just missed a shot. Fair chance that was what he being sledged over you'd think.
From a Richmond board poster who knows a current player, yes.

It’s not common for dusty to snap like that, I doubt he did it over a missed goal sledge. That sort of shit would happen all the time/
 

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iameviljez

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You really are completely without class. Mummy refused to buy into it when the press tried to get him to criticise Dusty.

You could learn about character from that.
Look, Dusty isn't some upstanding model citizen, sure, but let's not pretend that Mumford is some all-round class act who never says boo to a goose. He just keeps his sledging on-field, that's all.
 

dave123

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I kinda get why MARTIN did this

He was getting his pants thrashed by gws

He was pissed off and Mumford probably said something .

By day I’m a mild mannered drug and alcohol counsellor but I’m meh on this one

I understand the heat of the battle ....I’m a raving lunatic watching footy - which is healthy by the way

I’m also quite meh on Mumford doing a line also ....he’s not a problematic user or addict ...that might surprise so,e but really the AFLs alleged drug problem is nothing compared to mainstream society

What did surprise me and I think it leaves Martin vulnerable was that it was really easy to get under his skin ....

He snapped ....and I think opponents will seize on this in future to put him off his game. Martin is a gun player and naturally will attract attention and someone with that many tattoos will also draw extra attention (not saying it’s attention seeking persay)

This whole saga has been over hyped ....trust me I see far worse everyday when I get into my car and head out to the suburbs and go into houses of hard core meth users and heroin users ....

From a leadership point of view I’m not sure his team mates want him doing it either ....Martin suspension shows he’s vulnerable to snapping and while the two incidents are seperate I think they are linked in my view.

Finally ...I like Martin as a player he’s bloody gun and just great to watch ...someone needs to calm him down on the field

I read Luc Longleys book and it was his job to keep the freak Rodman calm on the court

Someone at Richmond on the field needs to be his calming influence and make him laugh to keep him from losing the plot.
 

StillAtLarge

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I wonder why Dustin Martin rocked up to the saints end of season bash that night when the little person was set alight? He was outta there quick smart once he saw the media scrum. I heard he came bearing gifts...
 

peternorth

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I think the main issue with this situation is that the AFL want to be at the forefront of societal change. Not a bad thing. In relation to drugs, there is a 3 strike policy, and in response to the backlash and negative press this policy has received, the AFL have simply stated drugs are a societal problem, not just in AFL football. Hence the multiple chances.

Yet here, Dustin is admonished for performing an act related to drug use, but has not actually partaken in the substance at the time.
 

Muddiemoose

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Look, Dusty isn't some upstanding model citizen, sure, but let's not pretend that Mumford is some all-round class act who never says boo to a goose. He just keeps his sledging on-field, that's all.
Didn’t he have an incident a few years ago with Franklin in terms of crossing the line over a sledge

Not saying what is reported is true but it at least shows Mumford has a history of going too far when trying to sledge opp players
 

Isaac Cumming No 1

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Didn’t he have an incident a few years ago with Franklin in terms of crossing the line over a sledge

Not saying what is reported is true but it at least shows Mumford has a history of going too far when trying to sledge opp players
What incident are you talking about?

This discussion is silly anyway. Mummy said he was sledging him, we dont need to debate whether he was. It's what happens on the field. Have you never noticed opposition players getting in someones face when they miss a shot?
 

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