Magpies ban star for two weeks

Posted by on 08/08/2012 at 1:00 am
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Premiership contenders Collingwood has suspended star midfielder Dane Swan

for the next two matches following a boozy night out on Sunday night.

Swan, 28 was reportadly challenged over his condition by a fellow team-mate on training on Monday and a subsequent meeting was held later on by senior coach Nathan Buckley and at least two other members of the playing group.

Reportadly following the meeting the club decided to impose a two match suspension on Swan with the 28-year-old set to miss the vital encounters against ladder leaders Sydney and in the form North Melbourne.

The reigning Brownlow Medalist and one of the favourites to take out the highest individual honour once again has reportadly denied drinking on Sunday night and instea

d admitted to going out but only drinking water.

Only recently the Magpies playing group pledged to refain from drinking alcohol until the conclusion of their season, which they hoped would yieled them their second premiership success in the last three years.

However this latest drama throughs a massive dent in their plans as they head towards the finals.

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