Former Hawthorn head of player services and football administration Jason Burt has hit out at an open letter penned by four of the families associated with the club’s ongoing racism saga.
Burt claims that the families had been seeking cash, and disputed the allegations made as “wrong”, in a statement through his lawyers on Saturday.
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“It is simply not true that the complainants have not been seeking financial compensation,” the statement added.
“The AFL had thousands of documents from Hawthorn and detailed information from me, Alastair and Chris which showed that their allegations were wrong.”
The statement went on to state (on behalf of Burt) that Burt had always been co-operative, and welcomed…