The star forward began suffering stomach pains on Sunday and was rushed to the Wakefield Hospital to remove his appendix.
Pert was halfway through a long-term contract and asked to be released from the club.
He could be fined $550 after an altercation at a pub.
Gary attempts to squash out rumours he's taking on a role as one of the vacated executive positions at the AFL.
Ever reliable host Eddie McGuire kept things entertaining while still plugging the sponsors.
Outgoing Collingwood CEO Gary Pert believes coach Nathan Buckley has an elite leadership style.
Jordan Spieth has claimed his first Open Championship with a three shot win at Royal Birkdale.
The Bulldogs' season goes from bad to worse.
Michael Matthews is celebrating his Tour De France green jersey triumph.
The Swans have openly admitted they will target former teammate Tom Mitchell in their clash against Hawthorn.