Players are "reluctant" to speak to the media, says Devon Smith

Reigning Essendon best and fairest Devon Smith says players are “reluctant” to speak to the media. Media access has come into question over the past week after a questionable interview with Brisbane star Luke Hodge during his side’s 62-point loss to Collingwood on Thursday night. Smith appreciates that players and fans want more media access, but admits players can sometimes feel uncomfortable speaking to the media. “Players are getting asked to do more and more,” he told The Oval Office. “The...

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3 months ago, SEN

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