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Players working on Aboriginal war cry before All Stars game

Indigenous players are set to step up plans to have their own war cry with Cronulla winger Jonathan Wright having been enlisted to help develop the dance for next year's All Stars game.

Wright, who worked as a dance instructor after leaving school, will begin work on the Aboriginal war cry as soon his commitments with the Sharks are finished and has begun compiling video clips with some ideas before a gathering of players next month.

Others, including Brisbane's Sam Thaiday, Parramatta's Luke Kelly and Melbourne's Will...

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 18:37

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Franklin praises action on AFL racial slur

Sydney superstar Lance Franklin has lauded AFL supporters for alerting police to a Western Bulldogs fan who racially abused the Swans Indigenous players.

A 70 year old man was ejected during Sunday's clash at Etihad Stadium after abusing two Swans players, neither of whom heard the offensive comments. The man will be prosecuted for offensive behaviour.

News Corp Australia reported the fan called Franklin an "ape" and he also made racial comments aimed at his team mate Lewis Jetta.

"It's disappointing it's still...

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 18:36

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