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Call for AFL players to donate brains after Danny Frawley’s tragic death

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A Victorian coroner wants AFL players to donate their brains for research following an investigation into the death of AFL champion Danny Frawley.

Frawley – a coach, commentator and captain of the St Kilda Football Club for nine seasons – died in a car crash in Millbrook in September 2019.

A post-mortem study of his brain found he was suffering from low stage chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) – a form of brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head.

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