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Dustin Martin attends funeral of British expat in Sydney as Tigers star returns to New South Wales

Dustin Martin flies to Sydney for the funeral of a British expat, 33, who was killed in an accident – as hypothesis mounts the Tigers star might make a everlasting transfer to New South Wales

  • Dustin Martin was noticed attending a funeral in Sydney on Friday afternoon 
  • The Richmond star was paying his respects to good friend Hamish Locke, 33
  • Martin not too long ago hung out in NSW and is known to need to transfer north
  • Last month it was reported that ‘secret talks’ had been underway with Sydney Swans 

Dustin Martin was pictured again in Sydney as the Richmond star attended a funeral following his good friend’s loss of life. 

Martin not too long ago hung out in New South Wales to grieve following his father’s loss of life late final year, with the Tigers approving a interval of indefinite go away for the three-time AFL champion.

The 30-year-old is known to be fond of Sydney and stories counsel he’s eyeing a change to one of the town’s two AFL golf equipment – the Swans or the Giants – and final month Tigers boss Damien Hardwick stated he wouldn’t stand in Martin’s means if he selected to pursue a transfer north. 

And on Friday, Martin was snapped together with his household attending a funeral for good friend Hamish Locke at Macquarie Park Lawn Cemetery in Sydney.

Locke – an expat from Scotland – died in an accident final month aged 33 and Martin joined household and associates to pay his respects.

A fundraiser was created following Locke’s loss of life by good friend Benjamin Vivian and donations have totaled $70,000. 

Dustin Martin pictured with his family on Friday

The 30-year-old wore all black at the funeral

Dustin Martin was in Sydney on Friday to pay his respects to a good friend who died final month

The Richmond superstar was pictured with family and friends at Hamish Locke's funeral

The Richmond celebrity was pictured with household and associates at Hamish Locke’s funeral

The 30-year-old spent time in NSW earlier this year and is 'in love' with Sydney, fuelling rumours of a move away from the Tigers

The 30-year-old hung out in NSW earlier this year and is ‘in love’ with Sydney, fuelling rumours of a transfer away from the Tigers

‘RIP Hamish Locke. Words can’t categorical what I’m feeling at present my brother,’ the fundraiser web page learn. ‘Yesterday we lost you, a person who was one of life’s really lovely characters. 

‘To anybody that knew Hamish, he was not simply extremely proficient, charming, beneficiant, humorous and good – He had that particular spark that solely a tiny portion of folks attain. He brightened a room wherever he went and he had such an incredible affect on anybody who was fortunate sufficient to meet him. 

‘He was the very best older brother, business companion and good friend I might have requested for. He modified my life for the higher in so some ways and I’m so grateful for our lovely friendship and brotherhood. I hope you’ve gotten discovered your dad up there mate and I do know you’ve gotten missed him terribly – God Bless you Hamish’.

Hamish Locke (R) died following an accident and over $70,000 has been donated to his family

Hamish Locke (R) died following an accident and over $70,000 has been donated to his household

Martin has won three flags with Richmond but Damien Hardwick would green light a move

Martin has gained three flags with Richmond however Damien Hardwick would inexperienced gentle a transfer

Richmond CEO Peggy O’Neal admitted final month that Martin is attracted by the likelihood of leaving the ‘fishbowl’ that’s Melbourne’s avid AFL neighborhood.

The Herald Sun have reported the Swans have began covert talks with Martin’s supervisor, Ralph Carr, who has beforehand acknowledged his consumer ‘loves Sydney’.

‘Talks are preliminary at this stage as there are tons of transferring components however there’s little doubt Dusty desires to dwell in Sydney,’ a supply in Martin’s camp advised the publication. 

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