AFL star is booted out of Queensland and his club is fined $50k after he left COVID-19 bubble

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AFL star Harley Bennell has been ordered to leave Queensland after breaching the league's COVId-19 protocols by leaving the player bubble to visit another premises.
AFL star Harley Bennell has been ordered to leave Queensland after breaching the league's COVID-19 return to play protocols.

The Melbourne Demons player left his club's bubble in Maroochydore on Saturday and visited 'unapproved premises', the league confirmed on Sunday.

Bennell, 27, was suspended for four games, to be served in 2021, while the Demons were fined $50,000.

Melbourne CEO Gary Pert said Bennell's actions were selfish and a 'clear breach' of the AFL's COVID-19 protocols.

AFL star Harley Bennell (pictured with his girlfriend Amy Crellin) has been ordered to leave Queensland after breaching the league's COVId-19 protocols by leaving the player bubble to visit another premises

'He has made a very poor decision, which is incredibly disappointing,' Pert said.

'He has not only put himself, his teammates and the competition…
By Adam Mccleery For Daily Mail Australia
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