Daisy Thomas has delivered the details on how the conversation went down with new coach Nathan Buckley when he flew to Fiji mid-season at the Pies.
“Why have they sent the f*****g work experience kid!?”
“It was mid-season and I’d had a bit of trouble with the ankle. I went to see a specialist in Sydney, but we had four days off so I was going to Fiji and hadn’t told the club,” Daisy told the Midweek Rub.
“I went and saw the specialist, was walking through the Qantas check-in, and Mitch Cleary’s just jumped out with a camera and I’m like ‘suuurely not’…
“I filthied right up! He was like ‘How’s the ankle’ and I was dirty and said ‘Why have they sent the f*****g work experience kid?
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“Where’s Damian [Barrett], down at Essendon?
After being sprung at the airport, Daisy had to let Pies coach Nathan Buckley know about his cheeky escape from the country.
“Then I had to ring Bucks and say ‘Hey mate, you’re not gonna believe this, I’ve just changed my flight back to Melbourne via Fiji…
“Anyway it’s a miracle why that relationship didn’t work out!”
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