Legendary small forward Eddie Betts has joined Geelong’s coaching staff after recently calling time on his glittering 350-game AFL career. After losing key assistant coaches Matthew Knights, Corey Enright and Matthew Scarlett this off-season, the Cats have pulled off a genuine coup by securing one of the most influential players of the modern era.
Legendary Aussie musician Paul Kelly has released a song paying tribute to the challenges faced by recently retired AFL great Eddie Betts. The song, title 'Every Step of the Way', appears to be written from the perspective of the Indigenous superstar. "Oh, I’m so sick and tired of keeping it...
Rather than hang like a millstone around his neck, the Indigenous great uses the injustice faced during a glorious career as a catalyst for a better world
Eddie Betts believes the AFL is not a safe environment for Indigenous players and pledged to continue fighting racism beyond Saturday’s swan song. Betts has announced he will retire after playing his 350th game, joining Adam Goodes and Shaun Burgoyne as the only Indigenous players to celebrate the milestone. The...