Eddie McGuire overshadows the work Collingwood needs to do, say AFL Indigenous leaders

Eddie McGuire overshadows the work Collingwood needs to do, say AFL Indigenous leaders

The Guardian

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Two women working inside the AFL to tackle racism say nothing should distract from the recommendations of the Do Better report

Two of the most senior Indigenous people in the AFL say they’re disappointed the departure of Eddie McGuire as Collingwood president has obscured the importance of the report that precipitated it, and say the work is still ahead of the club and the code.

“One of the disappointments over the last few weeks has been the attention to Eddie as an individual, because the report doesn’t actually speak to individuals,” Collingwood board member and Djab Wurrung/Gunditjmara woman Jodie Sizer tells Guardian Australia.

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