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Western Bulldogs reportedly furious about how AFL handled Talia investigation

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Explosive new details have emerged surrounding the probe into an alleged game-plan leak during last year’s AFL finals.

Brothers Michael and Daniel Talia were investigated after it was alleged then-Bulldog Michael shared ‘sensitive’ information with his brother before the elimination final between the Western Bulldogs and Adelaide Crows.

They were cleared of any wrongdoing.

The Herald Sun claims it has since uncovered undisclosed statements about the incident.

It’s understood the Bulldogs were furious with how the 63-day probe was handled and wrote to the AFL.

Club president Peter Gordon is quoted, saying there was a clear basis for the league to find an improper communication of confidential information.

Adelaide defender Kyle Cheney is also accused of participating in a cover-up after retracting statements he said Michael Talia had made about sharing tactics.

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