Jobe Watson has whacked Essendon over the supplements saga that cost the Bombers champion his 2012 Brownlow Medal.
Expanding publicly on the Dons’ catastrophic sports science program of 2012, Watson, who retired at the end of last season, slammed the club he captained for six years, labelling Essendon “negligent”.
“Four years of my career and my teammates careers were absorbed by this and that makes me sad, I don’t have ill feelings towards the club, but the club didn’t do their job,” Watson told the Plant Proof podcast.
“They were negligent and they were negligent on multiple levels and they had to admit that and I guess my feelings are that it happened, there’s no point harbouring grudges and ill feelings towards the club because of that.
“I do have sadness because of what me and my teammates went through.