‘I don’t know why he did that’: Crows legend weighs in on Betts

Mark Ricciuto, Eddie Betts and Andrew Jarman.

The three-time All-Australian, who rejoined the Blues through the off-year, reported this 7 days that Adelaide’s controversial instruction camp at the begin of 2018 was one particular reasons he chose to return to Victoria after six seasons in South Australia.

His responses drew the ire of Jarman, who blasted Betts on radio yesterday, the place he labelled the mercurial ahead a “sook”.

“Why cannot Eddie Betts just permit it go? He’s occur out and he’s blamed the camp for one particular of the reasons why he still left the Adelaide Crows,” the one hundred ten-match inaugural Crow reported.

“(The motive why he still left is) his ideal footy was earlier him.

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“It all started out when he acquired dropped to participate in Glenelg previous calendar year which is the place it all started out.

“I’m disappointed. I have cherished the way Eddie’s performed his football and what he’s carried out for the footy club.

“Don’t go sooking for the reason that your ideal footy is earlier you.

“His previous two decades have been on the decline.”

Betts poked pleasurable at Jarman on Instagram previous evening, putting up a movie the place he reported he’d deliver the Triple M host a e-book he wrote about “kindness”.

“Hey Jarsy, I wrote a e-book about kindness for young ones, I have acquired a duplicate coming your way,” Betts reported, with a smile.

“I’ll truly indication it for you much too.

“You can rap it, you can sing it, on the other hand you want, but it is all about kindness brother, (and it is) coming your way.”

Talking on Triple M this morning, Ricciuto reported even though Betts was “admirable” in “rejecting the opportunity to just take a particular stab at Jars”, he did concern why the pre-year camp experienced to be revisited.

“I really don’t know why Eddie did that, no matter if it was a passing remark in an job interview,” the three-time club champion reported.

“Now, did he even need to have to that? Possibly not.

“Is he appropriate that the camp experienced an influence on his sort in his previous two decades at Adelaide? It would’ve experienced some impact.

“Is it also to do with the total facet underperforming…? Possibly more so.

“There’s a lot of reasons why Eddie didn’t have a great two decades.

“But at the conclude of the working day, Eddie still left to participate in for Carlton for the reason that he needed to go again to Melbourne with his relatives.

“The Crows were an ageing record and needed to get some youthful players into the facet, and he was informed that.

“It was fairly much a win-win for Eddie and for Adelaide, for Eddie to participate in at Carlton.”