Written by Chaos Theory on March 17 2024




Lachie Schultz has been charged with attempting to trip Justin McInerney during the fourth term.

The charge of attempting to trip a player comes with a fixed financial sanction, with a $1875 fine handed down to Schultz for the act.

Schultz can decide to accept the charge with an early plea and reduce the sanction to $1250, or can challenge the charge in the hope of having it dismissed.



James Sicily has been handed a one-match suspension for kicking out at Andrew McGrath in the first quarter.

The MRO graded his actions as intentional conduct, medium impact and body contact.

* Hawthorn is challenging the one-game suspension for James Sicily kicking Andrew McGrath

Mason Redman has been offered a one match suspension by the MRO for striking Jai Newcombe during the second quarter. Deemed as intentional conduct, high contact and low impact, resulting in a one-game suspension.

Todd Goldstein (striking) and Jai Newcombe (forceful front-on contact, second offence) can accept fines of $2500 and $3,750 respectively.


Malcolm Rosas Jnr has been offered a one match suspension by the MRO for a headbutt, or contact using head, on Max Michalanney during the second quarter of last night’s Gold Coast win over Adelaide. Deemed as intentional conduct, high contact and low impact

Connor Budarick has also been charged with engaging in a melee and can accept a $1,250 fine.

GWS pair Jack Buckley(tripping) and Harry Perryman (striking) can both accept fines of $1,250 and $1,875 respectively.

Geelong’s Jhye Clark can accept a $2,500 fine for a dangerous tackle on Jack Steele.


James Harmes was handed a one-game suspension for headbutting  Steven May late in the final quarter.

Michael Walters was handed a $1250 fine for his deliberate trip on Brandon Starcevich

Harley Reid picked up a $1250 fine for making careless contact with an umpire in his first game of AFL football, with Jack Petruccelle and Ollie Wines also copping the same sanction for a similar offence.

Elliot Yeo was handed a $1250 fine for tripping Port Adelaide defender Aliir Aliir, while Fremantle’s Matthew Johnson was also fined $2500 for rough conduct against Brisbane’s Josh Dunkley.

Nat Fyfe escaped a sanction for his clumsy collision that left Lion Jarryd Lyons bloodied in the opening seconds of Sunday night’s match.



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  1. James Sicily is free to play in Saturday’s clash against Melbourne after his one-match ban for kicking was overturned at the Tribunal on Tuesday night.



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