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Lions boss defends under-fire Leppitsch

  • Lions boss defends under-fire Leppitsch

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 25: Justin Leppitsch the coach of the Lions walks away after talking to his players during the round 14 AFL match between the Richmond Tigers and the Brisbane Lions at Melbourne Cricket Ground on June 25, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Brisbane chief executive Greg Swann says Justin Leppitsch is a "measured" man and there's no worries over the under-fire Lions coach's temper.

Leppitsch reacted angrily at a press conference last week amid suggestions of a player revolt at the struggling AFL club, labelling the rumours "crap", "lies" and a "bunch of bulls**t".

"That stems from one minor blow up at a press conference and every coach in the world has had a minor blow up at a press conference," Swann told Brisbane's Triple M radio.

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