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Ross Lyon claims GWS should NOT turn to James Hird as Leon Cameron’s successor

Ross Lyon claims GWS should NOT turn to James Hird as Leon Cameron’s successor with ex-Dockers boss insisting it’s ‘not good governance’ after Bombers’ dietary supplements saga

  • AFL id Ross Lyon does not suppose James Hird should once more be a head coach
  • Hird was answerable for Essendon by way of dietary supplements saga which broke in 2013
  • Lyon acknowledged ‘there was no governance’ when gamers have been injected with peptides
  • With Leon Cameron off-contract, Hird might take over at GWS Giants in 2023

AFL commentator Ross Lyon believes GWS should not think about James Hird as Leon Cameron’s potential successor as it ‘would not be good governance’ following the Essendon dietary supplements saga. 

Hird joined the Giants over the summer time in a part-time management position, and with Cameron off-contract this year, hypothesis is mounting the Bombers legend could possibly be provided the top teaching position for 2023 and past. 

Lyon, who beforehand coached himself at Fremantle and St Kilda, does not consider the AFL would log off on Hird to once more be a senior coach primarily based on ‘outdated scars.’

‘At the top of the day, we respect James, however what occurred is what occurred,’ Lyon instructed Nine’s Footy Classified.

‘There was no governance. It was an injection program (at Essendon) and he has to have some (outdated) scars. ‘I feel it might be a large name.’

AFL commentator Ross Lyon believes GWS should not consider James Hird as Leon Cameron's potential successor as it 'wouldn't be good governance' following the Essendon supplements saga from 2012 onwards that rocked the sport

AFL commentator Ross Lyon believes GWS should not think about James Hird as Leon Cameron’s potential successor as it ‘would not be good governance’ following the Essendon dietary supplements saga from 2012 onwards that rocked the game

James Hird (pictured left) joined the Giants over the summer in a part-time leadership role - and is being touted as the club's next senior coach with Leon Cameron off-contract

James Hird (pictured left) joined the Giants over the summer time in a part-time management position – and is being touted as the membership’s subsequent senior coach with Leon Cameron off-contract

Following a embellished taking part in career within the purple and black, Hird was appointed as Essendon head coach for the 2011 season.

In late 2013 he was suspended for 12 months for his position within the dietary supplements saga which rocked the game. 

It finally emerged many Bombers gamers have been injected with Thymosin beta-4, a banned peptide, throughout the 2012 season. 

The gamers insisted they have been unaware it was a banned substance.

Hird finally returned in 2015, however when the membership solely managed 5 wins from his 19 video games on the helm, he walked away as head coach.

The following season a complete of 17 Bombers gamers nonetheless energetic within the AFL have been stood down for the year due to their position within the dietary supplements saga.

GWS senior coach Cameron does not seem to be fearful by discuss Hird might substitute him within the scorching seat.  

‘My principle is that if I’ve obtained actually good individuals round me and so they make me a greater coach or a greater particular person, which leads on to higher outcomes, then it is going to assist me progress in the place I would like to get to. So that does not fear me,’ he stated.

The Giants at the moment sit sixteenth on the ladder after losses to Sydney and Richmond within the first two rounds.

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