Adam Treloar opens up on Nathan Buckley relationship after Collingwood Magpies commerce exit | AFL information 2022
Adam Treloar has revealed why he nonetheless hasn’t spoken to his former Collingwood Magpies coach greater than a 12 months after his ugly commerce.
More than a 12 months since his spectacular exit from Collingwood, Adam Treloar has nonetheless not buried the hatchet with former coach Nathan Buckley.
Treloar was the story of the 2020 commerce interval when the Magpies sensationally reduce ties with the midfielder.
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Treloar signed with the Western Bulldogs and performed within the 2021 grand remaining. Buckley left the Magpies mid-season after it was confirmed he wouldn’t be retained by the membership, ending a decade-long tenure within the function.
He was since signed by Fox Sports as a commentator for the 2022 season.
But regardless of each males shifting on, they’re nonetheless but to talk as Buckley revealed Treloar hadn’t returned his calls.
Speaking on an episode of AFL Daily over the weekend, Treloar stated whereas they haven’t spoken but, it is going to occur in some unspecified time in the future.
“There definitely will be a time when we talk and it will be normal,” Treloar stated. “We will probably brush over what happened, but it will be kind of, ‘How’s your life going?’ Because I know there’s been a bit happening in his life and there’s been quite a bit happening in my life.
“I just wish when I come up and when Bucks comes up to talk it wasn’t asked because there is going to be a time that we do talk because that love and care that I do have for him is always going to be there; it‘s never not going to be there.
“Look past everything that’s happened – the trade and everything – there was a time when mentally I was really struggling and I will always appreciate the love and support and the care that he gave me. There will be a time when we talk. Hopefully when that time comes there will be no more questions because the questions are just unnecessary. I‘m not salty towards anything; I love this footy club; I love the Collingwood footy club; I appreciate my time there.
“When the trade happened, I spoke out here (Whitten Oval) for the first time, I had nothing but love and care for Bucks and it is still there, obviously, because it was such a fond period that time I spent at the footy club that I look back on. I‘m extremely grateful for being there.”
He recommended the character of their totally different circumstances now was the explanation that they had but to catch up.
“Number one, I don’t see him, he stayed on as coach and I got traded,” he stated. “You kind of get used to seeing each other as a player-coach relationship when you’re part of a footy club. Especially going on throughout the season, it’s how it becomes. Then being traded here and not being able to see him, it’s kind of just how it works.
“It‘s funny, people have been commenting and sending me private message saying ‘get over it, move on’ — I have. I don’t hold any resentment; I don’t hold any grudges. There is nothing that I hold against anyone there. I love the footy club. I love everyone there. There’s players there that I wish all the best.
“I still find myself watching from afar half barracking for them because there is a lot of me that has a connection there with them.”
He added that there have been loads of gamers and coaches he nonetheless needs to reconnect with however stated “you don’t get the time”, notably after Covid.
Treloar’s commerce drama began when his spouse and netball famous person Kim Ravaillion needed to renew her skilled sporting profession with the Queensland Firebirds, whereas the AFL star would keep in Melbourne.
AFL 360 hosts Mark Robinson and Gerard Whateley believed the midfielder would search for a transfer north to stick with his household, however the saga snowballed uncontrolled.
Reports quickly flooded out of Collingwood that the membership was planning to pay a considerable quantity of Treloar’s contract to play elsewhere and Buckley instructed the star his teammates needed him gone. It was a report confirmed by Treloar, however denied by Buckley.
Before final season, Buckley revealed the pair weren’t on talking phrases, and he confirmed on SEN radio earlier this month it was nonetheless the case.
“I’ve dropped him a line a couple of times. We’re still yet to speak,” he stated on SEN Breakfast.
“I had a coffee with Tom Phillips, he reached out and said, ‘G’day, I’ve been thinking about you a little bit’, and we sat down and had a coffee last week.
“A very similar situation. He still had a year to run on his contract and had to have those conversations with him and he moved on to Hawthorn.
“I still haven’t been able to sit down with ‘Ads’. Now that may or may not happen. I’d be up for it, but it needs to be something that he’s comfortable with as well.
“He’s got a full life, a young family, and at a new club full of football commitments.
“If and when the time is right. I’d love to connect with Ads again.”
Treloar additionally opened up on being other than his household as he and Ravaillion pursue their particular person athletic pursuits.
“I do miss them, but this is only a short period in our life and in the long run it’s going to be the best for us with what we want to achieve in our respective sports,” Treloar instructed AFL Daily. “I have struggled, of course I have, I want to be able to see them, but I just don’t underestimate how important it is to have the people I‘ve got around me.
“This wasn’t a decision that was made overnight. This was something that we spoke about for three or four months, putting a plan in place to be able to support each other and have people around to support me and support her.
“I have struggled but to be able to lean on the people that are extremely close to me and be a part of something that I‘m truly grateful of being a part of, it hasn’t been that hard. I don’t take it for granted when I get to go and see them.
It’s only a small part in our life where we can look back and say we were able to do this and really blossom and get the most out of ourselves and then enjoy the rest of our lives when we get to be back together.”