After he left the Demons Griffiths responded to criticism of the club's recruiting under his watch from Joseph Gutnick with claims of his own. He said draftee Glenn Freeborn was told not to come to Victoria because coach Neil Balme didn't agree with the selection, and that a Allen Jakovich trade was blocked by the board because they considered him too big a drawing card.
Age - 24/11/1996
Age - 06/05/1997
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