AFL premiership player left hanging on assault charge

FORMER Carlton footballer Adrian Whitehead was offered character evidence by AFL premiership team-mate Peter Dean on Friday as he fought an assault count. The 2017 Holbrook football club coach was charged by police with assault occasioning actual bodily harm over an early morning incident on September 10.  Police alleged Whitehead elbowed and punched a woman after she tried to intervene in […]

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AFL premiership player left hanging on assault charge

FORMER Carlton footballer Adrian Whitehead was offered character evidence by AFL premiership team-mate Peter Dean on Friday as he fought an assault count. The 2017 Holbrook football club coach was charged by police with assault occasioning actual bodily harm over an early morning incident on September 10.  Police alleged Whitehead elbowed and punched a woman after she tried to intervene in […]

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Briton charged over 'unprovoked' one-hit punch that left Australia rugby sevens captain with fractured skull

RA said Stannard and a group of players and team management had been at a fast-food outlet following the dinner for departing coach Andy Friend when the alleged attack occurred. Two players in the squad, including the side’s regular captain Lewis Holland, and Friend detained the man shortly afterwards and held him until police arrived, RA said. […]

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