An AFL star has been robbed of his maiden finals appearance after attending a Covid-19 exposure site in Melbourne last week.
Essendon defender Nick Hind has been forced out of his side’s elimination final after attending a Tier 2 Covid-19 exposure site over the weekend.
Hind’s visit to the Altona Gate Shopping Centre on August 21 has cost him the chance to play against the Western Bulldogs in Launceston this Sunday. The game would have been the first final of his young career.
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While Hind received a negative Covid test on Friday morning, the Tasmanian Government requires travellers entering the state not to have visited a Tier 1 or 2 exposure site in the 14 days prior to their arrival.
As a result, Hind will stay behind in Melbourne, as the Bombers…