At a 2008 Sports Medicine Australia conference, Dean Robinson presented a paper on the use of sports science for AFL clubs. Did he unwittingly start an arms race? Gary Moorhead, CEO of Sports Medicine Australia 1999–2009, reports.
A judge has found that ASADA's investigation into Essendon Football Club was perfectly legal. The question is, why did Essendon's high-powered legal team not consider this possibility? Melbourne-based writer David Ward reports.
The NRL has issued penalties to the Cronulla Sharks over its drugs scandal. Freelance writer Sally Whyte compares that to how the Essendon Bombers were treated by the AFL over their own 'supplements' transgression.