MRP – Rd2

Written by Schwarzwalder on April 3 2017

The AFL wishes to advise the Match Review Panel has reviewed the matches played in round two of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership Season. The following charges were laid.

Charges Laid:
Zak Jones, Sydney Swans, has been charged with engaging in rough conduct against Travis Cloke, Western Bulldogs, during the first quarter of the Round Two match between the Sydney Swans and the Western Bulldogs, played at Etihad Stadium on Friday March 31, 2017.

In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Western Bulldogs Football Club, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with medium impact to the body. The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.

Ben Stratton, Hawthorn, has been charged with striking Eddie Betts, Adelaide Crows, during the first quarter of the Round Two match between Hawthorn and the Adelaide Crows, played at the MCG on Saturday April 1, 2017.

In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Adelaide Crows Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the body. The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.

Scott Thompson, North Melbourne, has been charged with striking Patrick Dangerfield, Geelong Cats, during the first quarter of the Round Two match between North Melbourne and the Geelong Cats played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday April 2, 2017.

In summary, he can accept a one-match sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available evidence and a medical report from the Geelong Cats Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was classified as a two-match sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a one-match sanction.

Braydon Preuss, North Melbourne, has been charged with engaging in rough conduct against Jackson Thurlow, Geelong Cats, during the first quarter of the Round Two match between North Melbourne and the Geelong Cats played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday April 2, 2017.

In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Geelong Cats Football Club, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with medium impact to the body. The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.

Jordan Lewis, Melbourne, has been charged with striking Patrick Cripps, Carlton, during the third quarter of the Round Two match between Melbourne and Carlton played at the MCG on Sunday April 2, 2017.

In summary, his penalty is impacted by his previous bad record and he can accept a three-match sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available evidence and a medical report from the Carlton Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with medium impact to the head. The incident was classified as a three-match sanction. The player has an applicable bad record which impacts the penalty, increasing it by one match to a four-match sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a three-match sanction.

Jesse Hogan, Melbourne, has been charged with striking Sam Rowe, Carlton, during the third quarter of the Round Two match between Melbourne and Carlton played at the MCG on Sunday April 2, 2017.

In summary, he can accept a two-match sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available evidence and a medical report from the Carlton Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with medium impact to the head. The incident was classified as a three-match sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a two-match sanction.

Other incidents assessed
Contact between the Adelaide Crows’ Tom Lynch and Hawthorn’s Grant Birchall from the first quarter of Saturday’s match was assessed. The panel said the players were contesting the ball in the air with Birchall and Lynch coming from opposite directions. Contact was inevitable as both players reached the contest and made contact with their opponent. It was the view of the panel that Lynch’s actions in approaching the ball were not unreasonable in the circumstances and no further action was required.

Contact between the Adelaide Crows’ Rory Sloane and Hawthorn’s Tom Mitchell from the first quarter of Saturday’s match was assessed. The ball was loose after a centre bounce with Mitchell seeking to pick up the ball. Mitchell over-ran the ball and Sloane, who was coming from the opposite direction, continued to track the ball in a bid to win possession and contact was made. It was the view of the panel Sloane’s actions were not unreasonable in the circumstances and his actions were not reportable.

 

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      1. He’s been lining players up for weeks trying to take them out, watching it time and time again it was only a matter of time so not sure I can give him the benefit of the doubt.

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      1. I can’t wait to see high impact, Cripps will have to pick his jawbone up off the turf and carry it off with him.

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        1. If Cripps misses any matches because of this, he should be suspended for the duration of Cripps’ injury + the 3 weeks.

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  1. So, Hogan will miss.

    They might need another tall forward.

    I hear there is a guy called Spencer.

    I hear Spencer also Rucks.

    Oh, hi Gawn.

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