A Canberra construction union organiser John Lomax is considering taking legal action after being cleared of blackmail.

Prosecutors did not present any evidence against former Canberra Raiders rugby league player when he appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court. About 100 CFMEU members, including ACT branch secretary Dean Hall, were on hand to support Mr Lomax, brandishing flags and wearing fluro shirts with some performing a haka outside…