Carlton hire Elijah Hollands has actually been penalized a two-game AFL restriction after confessing to drug possession.
Hollands was condemned of conduct unbecoming by the AFL after showing up in Southport Magistrates Court last month on a drug possession fee.
The 21-year-old was still a Gold Coast-provided player when he was discovered in The Star gambling establishment with much less than one gram of drug inside his budget.
Hollands transferred to the Blues throughout the profession duration following 3 periods with the Suns.
News of his drug possession fee ended up being public simply a day after Hollands was traded to Carlton, however the Blues urge they found out about the lawsuit when they hired the previous number 7 draft choice.
He will certainly not be offered for Carlton’s initially 2 video games of the 2024 period versus the Brisbane Lions and Richmond, or be qualified to play in method suits or in the VFL.
Hollands has actually finished a drug diversion training course considering that showing up in court.
“AFL Players are well educated when it comes to the harms associated with the use of illicit substances and have a responsibility to themselves, their clubs and their careers to uphold community expectations,” AFL basic advice Stephen Meade stated.
Meanwhile, Melbourne’s Joel Smith continues to be provisionally put on hold by the AFL after evaluating favorable to drug.
Smith was captured with the immoral drug in his system with an in-competition doping examination.
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