IN February 2010, Andrew Lovett, an Australian rules football player, was charged with one count of rape over an incident in December 2009.
Lovett had been recruited by St Kilda that year after spending six years with, and playing 88 games for, the Essendon football club.
St Kilda immediately sacked Lovett. He never got back to playing in the senior league again, even though he was acquitted of the charge in July 2011.
Lovett is Aboriginal.
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