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Scandal at the AFL

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Two high-ranking AFL officials sensationally resign

Two high-ranking AFL officials have sensationally resigned.

Footy Operations Manager Simon Lethlean and General Manager of Commerical Richard Simkiss have left their roles at league headquarters.


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The AFL says it relates to separate matters.

“They own their mistake and do not want the work of the AFL impacted by their actions,” AFL boss Gillon McLachlan said on Friday.

Lethlean has only been in the role for a few months.

Andrew Dillon has been appointed acting football boss.