Collingwood coach Craig McRae has launched a passionate plea for his young star Jack Ginnivan following his admission of mental health struggles on Saturday.
The livewire small forward has been under the media microscope all season long thanks to his free-kick drawing abilities and opened up on the impact following the club’s win against Port Adelaide.
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After playing a key role on Saturday, Ginnivan admitted the constant media scrutiny has taken a toll on him.
“It’s definitely taken a toll on my mental health and all that stuff, but I’m here, happy, smiling, when you’re kicking goals and winning it’s beautiful, so (I) can’t complain,” he said.
“I’ve got some strong leaders around me, Darcy Moore, Callum Brown is one of my best mates, he’s…