The monotony of AFLX has proven too much for Collingwood young gun Jordan De Goey, with the 21-year-old physically unable to sit through three successive nights of the AFL’s experimental format without hitting the bottle, despite having to drive home on P-plates the very same night.
“The game is duller than one of Bucks’ half-time addresses,” De Goey told the arresting officer when asked if he had an explanation for his blood-alcohol concentration of 0.095, double the legal limit. “Throw BT and James Brayshaw into the mix and you’re basically leaving viewers with no choice.”
De Goey has been slapped with a $10,000 fine and banned indefinitely following his drink-driving incident.
“Only when Jordan has convinced us that he is ready to meet the standards of the playing group, or our season has gone to the dogs and we need decent players, will he be considered for selection,” the club said in a statement.