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Port supporter sorry for racist AFL attack

  • Port supporter sorry for racist AFL attack

    ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 20: Eddie Betts of the Crows warms up before the round 22 AFL match between the Port Adelaide Power and the Adelaide Crows at Adelaide Oval on August 20, 2016 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Adelaide star Eddie Betts says racism towards indigenous AFL players remains an issue after a Port Adelaide fan threw a banana at him.

Betts, who was targeted by the female supporter in the dying stages of Saturday night's Showdown at Adelaide Oval, says the incident shows the need for greater education on racial sensitivity.

"It's sad that racism still exists in our game ... hopefully people can learn from it," Betts told the Crows website on Monday.

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