The AFL Integrity Unit is reportedly investigating ancient Adelaide Crows captain Taylor Walker over an alleged racial slur at an SANFL sport final month.
The 31-year-worn forward turned into in the crowd at the game between the SANFL Crows and North Adelaide where he turned into allegedly overheard in at the Crows’ quarter-time huddle speaking about North Adelaide’s Indigenous critical person Robbie Young.
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The Age reported Walker made a observation to a Crows participant but gamers and an official overheard the feedback, who reported it to the Crows after which to the AFL.
“If there could be a complaint underneath the Glimpse Rule with regards to racial vilification strict confidentiality applies all thru that process till a confidential process is executed,” an AFL spokesman said by an announcement.
The Glimpse Rule says: “No one discipline to the Principles and Regulations shall act against or refer to any varied person in a plot, or exhaust in any varied behavior which threatens, disparages, vilifies or insults one other person (”the person vilified”) on any foundation, along side but now no longer cramped to, a person’s speed, faith, color, descent or nationwide or ethnic starting up, incapacity, sexual orientation, gender identification.”
The Herald Solar reported the Crows make now no longer diagram to face down Walker over the allegations sooner than Saturday’s Showdown clash with Port Adelaide.
7 Files reported that there could be video photos exhibiting Walker exchanging words with North Adelaide gamers but that it “remains unclear what, if something, turned into said”.
Young, 26, is a ancient St Kilda participant. He turned into picked 67th in the 2018 National Draft but performed factual three games sooner than he turned into delisted by the Saints.