| While this Full-forward and current leader for the Coleman medal for goal kicking narrowly escaped injury this time, it clearly shows how easily Hawthorn’s Grand Final bid could collapse. This is not the first time Franklin has put his team at risk. With no apology to his club or loyal fans, he received a 6 months suspension of his licence after he was caught doing 90 km/hr in a 50 km/hr zone in July. Shame! Shame! Shame! Doesn’t Franklin get how many loyal supporters are depending upon him?
Recovering in a hospital bed following his 17th heart attack, tough little Aussie Battler and nine times decorated Vietnam Vet Aggro Aficionado demanded that something be done to protect his beloved Hawthorn. He called for all key players to be taken off the road. “The risk is too great! Take their licences away until after the Grand Final!” he demanded. “I just want to see my Hawks win the big one before I go! It’s the only thing that keeps me going,” gasped Aggro clutching his chest.
In a rare display of emotion, rock legend and ardent Hawthorn fan Jimmy Bournes struggled to hold back tears. “Any true Aussie would never place himself at risk when he knows we are all depending upon him”, he said. “That’s what mateship is about. It’s what the Aussie Spirit is about … sacrifice and lookin’ after yer mates! We owe it to Aggro and all his kind!” Hawthorn Officials were unavailable for comment.
Clearly, no reasonable person can argue with Aggro and Jimmy’s sentiments. Something must be done! Players like Franklin are just too important to be put at risk on our treacherous roadways. Help keep key players off the road. Vote below. Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi!