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AFL Essendon Chairman Evans Confident Bombers Players Innocent In Doping Probe
Published May 7, 2013
CLOSING THE DOOR: In Sydney, Danny Weidler wrote Dank has "shut the door on a request to speak to the AFL integrity commission" -- and said that the complete lack of respect from the organiziation and its CEO Andrew Demetriou has ruined any chance of that happening. Dank "has ripped into the process that has been undertaken and taken a swipe" at ASADA and said that they have botched the process in the same way the AFL has. Dank said that "if the approach was different the result would have been different." Dank: ''Had the AFL rang me and said, 'Stephen, I think there may be a problem and I think we need to have a chat,' I would have been on the plane to Melbourne and said, 'OK boys, let's have a chat''' (SMH, 5/7).