Channel 9: Ex-Melbourne Demons footballer Daniel Hayes sues AFL and junior coach Mark Heaney A former Melbourne Demons recruit is suing the AFL and a former coach of his from a junior football league, who he alleges sexually assaulted him after a game when he was a teenager. Daniel Hayes alleges that his former assistant coach of the Eastern Ranges, Mark Heaney, got him drunk and then raped him while Hayes was at a barbeque at Heaney’s house when he was 17. Arnold Thomas & Becker lawyer Aleksandar Dukovski, Daniel’s lawyer, spoke on Channel 9. Watch below. Channel 9 news segment. Contact us As a leading Australian Abuse firm, we have helped hundreds of brave abuse survivors obtain compensation for physical, psychological and sexual abuse in intuitional settings. Money can’t take the pain away, however, it can help achieve clarity and closure. We have extensive experience in obtaining ground-breaking multi-million dollar payments for our clients. Visit our Institutional Abuse page for more information or call us on 03 9034 8433.