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In a pickle: AFL ‘demands’ players stop spitting anti-cramp juice onto turf – Fox Sports

In a pickle: AFL ‘demands’ players stop spitting anti-cramp juice onto turf

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The AFL has told clubs to stop their players spitting pickle juice onto the playing surface during games, reports SEN.
A memo was sent from the league to the 18 clubs, saying players were no longer allowed to gargle the juice and then spit it out onto the turf.
Pickle juice is often used by athletes to avoid cramping, however it only needs to be gargled to impact the neural receptors at the back of the throat, rather than actually consumed.
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