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Australian Football League To Investigate Eddie Betts Signing After Claims By Malthouse

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 27 / 15

The Australian Football League will investigate claims by former Carlton coach Mick Malthouse that former Sydney Blues forward Eddie Betts "had already been secured by Adelaide 18 months before he left Carlton," according to Greg Denham of NEWS LIMITED. Betts played his last game for Carlton in the ...

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