8 December, 2022

Following Ross Lyon announcement, Robert Shaw faxes Crows “just to see how they’re going”

MATT FREEMAN

In light of St Kilda’s appointment of Ross Lyon as coach for the second time, former Adelaide Crows coach Robert Shaw has sent the club a fax, because that’s how they did things in his day.

A leaked copy of the fax says:

“Hi guys, Rob here, Did you just try to call me? I had a missed Adelaide number on my pager. Anyway I just want to see how your *(his spelling and grammar are on par with his coaching) going and if you want to chat and have a coffee some time. I’m defanately not asking to get back together, unless that’s what you want. I’ll be in Adelaide tomorrow, so let me know and I’ll book a table at Starbucks in the Mall. Rob xoxo”.

Unfortunately for Shaw, and fortunately for all associated with the Adelaide Football Club, the fax never arrived as Brett Burton was in charge of IT when he was at the club and snapped all the fax machine’s cables like they were players’ hamstrings.

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