Hawthorn Hawks boss Jeff Kennett calls for speedy resolution to explosive claims


A report last month detailed harrowing allegations by unnamed Indigenous players that they were separated from their families and urged to terminate pregnancies by then coach Alastair Clarkson and former football manager Chris Fagan.

The AFL confirmed an independent inquiry will investigate the allegations with a four-person panel, yet to be publicly announced, leading it. WorkSafe Victoria will also begin its investigation to the claims on Monday.

Kennett hopes there will be a resolution sooner rather than later.

“I hope, this is my wish, that all parties will agree to mediation…

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