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To Smith and Warner: don't turn mad dog

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12.06.2019

TAKE HEED: "I've decided to write about this dark chapter in my life as a warning to messrs Smith and Warner ..." Photo: AP/Matt Dunham

It was my foolhardy decision to respond to a heckler, at a Gladstone C-grade cricket match 17 years ago, that led to a downward spiral which bottomed out when I played a character at a post-apocalyptic-themed Rockhampton nightclub (think Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome).

I've decided to write about this dark chapter in my life in the hope that it reaches messrs Smith and Warner and serves as a cautionary tale of how not to react to ongoing crowd abuse.

To do that, I have to revisit a disturbing time in my........

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