I am not a legal eagle but I suppose he could sue both.
If the AFL suspended Mackay he would need to get more compo from Mackay because he was unreasonable within the confines of what is acceptable.
With the AFL saying its okay, he theoretically can get more compo from the AFL
Brereton is talking about outcome now. If Clark long term outcome is bad the suit makes it relevant in terms of collecting compo.
See Clark could sue Berry to possibly because he pushed him into it a little supposedly