Joe to stick with Blues

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CLEAN: Joe Richards gathers a ground ball in the practice match against Frankston. PHOTO: Cristian Fillipo

THE COVID-19 pandemic is causing more complications with Carlton Football Club announcing last week that they no longer had the money to support their affiliate VFL team the Northern Blues who gave Wangaratta’s Joe Richards a chance to play at the second highest level.

The loss of the Northern Blues would mean many VFL listed players will have to either move to another VFL team or play in another league, however, Richards is confident Carlton will have their own VFL team if the season is to commence.

“I’ve had a few calls from other VFL teams but if Carlton are to form their own VFL side I’ll just go there,” Richards said.

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