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AFL player arrested after brawl on New Year's Eve

Yahoo!7 January 1, 2013, 3:11 pm
AFL player arrested after brawl on New Year s Eve

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Gold Coast Suns midfielder Harley Bennell has been arrested during New Year's Eve celebrations in Western Australia, reports News Ltd.

Bennell was taken into police custody in Mandurah at approximately 2am Tuesday morning after engaging in a series of physical altercations that erupted along the foreshore of the coastal city.

The 20-year-old was reportedly charged with disorderly conduct and filed bail later on New Year's Day.

Bennell is poised to play his third season with the Suns after debuting with the new franchise as a teenager.

Since then he has emerged as a key member of the team, and last season starred with 25 goals.

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  1. Glib04:02pm Tuesday 01st January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    AFL & NRL players all a bunch of uneducated insecure testosterone-heads. So are most of the fans.

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  2. Allison04:20pm Tuesday 01st January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Another cretin.

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  3. David04:36pm Tuesday 01st January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    So much hate here and whinging going on about here. All these people who hate AFL just start whinging , showing their hate here when suddenly an AFL player stuffs up and lands themselves in trouble. To the AFL haters go get a life and do something else with your life.

  4. underarm_bowler05:02pm Tuesday 01st January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Why didn't they report on the non playing AFL players that were arrested

  5. Anthony06:11pm Tuesday 01st January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    sorry but I love the worlds best football game ..... AFL in case anyone was wondering....... but I just cant cop these fools who drink or go out a rebel raise........... I know thousands of non sport idiots get drunk every night and get bashed or have fights........ but I have read over the past 2 or 3 weeks of so many AFL players getting into bother and it cant be called anything but bringing the game in disrepute..... they must be dealt with harshly and swiftly..... one year ban and no one is allowed to take their contract up..... (OTHER CLUBS - I MEAN) .. if this happened for the next 10 guys.... I think sooner rather than later it will sink in.......Most of them think they are above the law - and in most cases they are..............

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  6. David06:40pm Tuesday 01st January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Go suck on eggs you Bozo as you know nothing about AFL.

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  7. 12307:12pm Tuesday 01st January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    what do you expect when all we get offered for NY eve every year is fireworks, poor boy was probably bored like the rest of use so wanted to start his own excrement.

  8. Chris03:39pm Wednesday 02nd January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    There was more than 1 arrest that night so why is he the only 1 in the paper!! All you people weren't there for all you know he could have been defending himself from other drunken twitts. Your judging him because he plays AFL, all said and done he is a kid, 20 years old, kids make mistakes so lets hope he learns from this.

  9. Allison06:46pm Wednesday 02nd January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    David, David, David. You poor little man. Do please learn to read. Not just the words. Any dill can do that. You need to learn to comprehend what the words mean. Do you understand that, or would it be better said in pictures?

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  10. Allison08:55am Thursday 03rd January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    His behaviour was cretinous, he looks like a cretin, he sounds like a cretin, he acts like a cretin, ergo, hes a cretin. MIght I suggest you brush up on your English language skills too, dearie. You're nearly as bad as the David fellow. Or are you one and the same? Could be, given you make the grammatical errors, your syntax is similar (and flawed) and your spelling is attrocious.