Goldstein told SEN Breakfast that the playing group did not know how to deal with the situation and tried to stay in contact over the Christmas period.
“Over the Christmas break we tried to encourage everybody to stay in contact with each other,” Goldstein told SEN Breakfast.
“I think it was important to get together, there was nothing official about (the barbecue), it wasn’t organised by the staff, the players got together just to make sure that everyone was doing okay and so we can all support each other.”
“It obviously had a massive affect on the playing group and his family and it’s obviously hard and it’s not something that occurs in AFL circles very often so no one really knew how to deal with it.”
“The positive is that now that everyone’s aware of it we can put our arms around him and support him.”
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