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"Not good enough" - Crows stand by Eddie Betts

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Adelaide has sent their "best wishes for healing" to former player Eddie Betts after he shared disturbing footage of someone shouting racist abuse at his children while they played in their own yard.

The incident sparked a wave of support for the former Crows and Carlton champion, who took to Instagram to post the home security camera footage overnight on Thursday, and later spoke candidly on has been a "really tough and hard" experience for his family. 

Carlton condemned the "vile" indecent in a statement on Friday. 

The Crows have also issued response; standing by on of their favourite sons and his family. 

"We too often find ourselves confronted with acts of racism and it’s simply not good enough," the club said.

"There is no place for it in our society and as a Club, we strongly condemn this abhorrent and cowardly behaviour.

"We stand with Eddie Betts and his family. He is, and always will be, a much loved and respected part of the Crows family.

"As a Club, we express our love and care, and best wishes for healing, for the children and families subjected to the racist abuse which Eddie has quite rightly brought to everyone’s attention.

"We encourage the community to continue to take action and call out racist behaviour."

A police investigation was launched on Friday.


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