Social media post places Tigers star in hot water

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Richmond midfielder Dion Prestia is successful blistery h2o aft being pictured with a radical of individuals who look to beryllium participating successful a "pub crawl" connected Saturday.

The photograph of Prestia was posted by Instagram idiosyncratic "daphourny" and features the 28-year-old with his disguise beneath his chin posing with respective individuals who are holding tiny bottles of whiskey.

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According to a study from The Age, it is unclear whether Prestia has breached immoderate of the AFL's biosecurity protocols for players, with the league "refusing to confirm" if the Tigers prima is nether investigation.

"A root adjacent to the concern said Prestia was not an progressive subordinate successful the crawl and that helium had gone to get a takeaway repast earlier heading home," the study read.

Despite being pictured successful a 'pub crawl' it remains unclear whether Prestia broke immoderate AFL protocols (Instagram)

Richmond released a connection connected Monday evening indicating that it was alert of the concern involving Prestia.

"The Richmond Football Club is alert that Dion Prestia was retired successful Richmond connected Saturday night," the connection read. "The Club has made the AFL aware."

"The Club has nary further remark to marque until the incidental has been investigated."

The AFL's astir caller protocols sent to clubs connected August 3 indicates that unit and players indispensable debar buying centres, cinemas, wide events of 1000 oregon much people, and immoderate determination wherever it is not imaginable to support societal distancing.

The photograph posted connected Instagram went viral connected Monday arsenic Victorian premier Daniel Andrews announced that the state's lockdown would beryllium extended by a further 2 weeks.

Victoria Police investigated a "pub crawl" successful Richmond connected Saturday, but nary charges were laid owed to the information that it was technically wrong the state's existent lockdown rules.

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