The AFL have launched an investigation into alleged racial abuse of Brisbane’s Charlie Cameron by a spectator at Marvel Stadium on Friday evening.
An investigation is underway after a spectator was accused of creating racist remarks in direction of Brisbane star Charlie Cameron throughout Friday evening’s sport in opposition to Collingwood.
Brisbane, Collingwood and the AFL are working collectively on an investigation into the accusations, after a person was known as out on X, previously generally known as Twitter, on Friday evening for allegedly making feedback from the gang in direction of Cameron.
Cameron starred for the Lions in win that would assist safe a top-two end, booting 4 objectives in a sometimes electrical show up ahead.
Each golf equipment, Collingwood and Brisbane, confirmed on Saturday morning they had been conscious of the incident and that it had been referred to the AFL.
Former Channel 9 and Triple M Brisbane information reporter Joseph Ogilvie posted on X on Friday evening that followers across the alleged perpetrator known as out the person for his behaviour.
AFL gamers have been hit by constant racism on-line and in particular person this season.
Western Bulldog teen Jamarra Ugle-Hagan was on the tip of what his membership described as “dangerous and abhorrent racist remarks” throughout a sport at Marvel Stadium in opposition to St Kilda in March.
Port Adelaide’s Willie Rioli reposted racist feedback directed at him by way of Instagram after a sport in opposition to Collingwood final month, whereas others together with Fremantle’s Michael Walters and Adelaide ahead Izak Rankine have obtained on-line hate this yr.
Collingwood CEO Craig Kelly mentioned within the wake of the Rioli feedback that racism had no place in soccer.
“There isn’t a room for racism in our sport and we is not going to tolerate it – not on the sector, off the sector or on-line,” Kelly mentioned in July.
“All of us have a duty to name out this behaviour and our membership is dedicated to enjoying a job in educating as many members of the broader neighborhood as potential.”
The AFL introduced in Could any followers discovered responsible by the league of racial vilification could be hit with lifetime bans from attending AFL video games and a number of folks have already been banned in 2023.
The AFL hasn’t made public the results of investigations into particular incidents all through this season.