Josh Jenkins says Adelaide Crows doctor Marc Cesana has written a welfare report on Adelaide pre-season camp

An Adelaide Crows doctor has filed a report on the wellbeing of players who attended the controversial pre-season camp, according to former Crows player Josh Jenkins, who claimed the contents of the report had not been acted upon.

Jenkins, who attended the 2018 camp and played 147 games for the Crows before moving to Geelong for the 2020 season, will regularly share his experience of the camp on SEN radio on Friday afternoon.

Former Adelaide teammates Josh Jenkins and Eddie Betts.

Former Adelaide teammates Josh Jenkins and Eddie Betts.Credit:Getty Images

In a prepared statement to be read at SEN, Jenkins said club doctor Marc Cesana had written a detailed report based on what players told him had happened in the camp, and the impact it had on their emotional well-being.

“Nobody has ever commented on that report, which I know is damning,” Jenkins said in his statement, part of which he released to The age for his radio spot.


“The report must see the light of day. It is the only example of a medical professional who dealt with the people and players involved on a daily basis.”

A senior source at the AFL told: The age they knew there was a doctor’s report, but wouldn’t say if anyone from the competition had read it.

The age has contacted Cesana for comment, but he has not responded. The age has also contacted the Crows for comment.

It follows the release of Eddie Betts’ book this week, in which the former AFL star describes the emotional stress the camp caused him, his family and other players.

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