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Hocking, Edwards spared finals penalties

Hocking, Edwards spared finals penalties
Aug
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Written by AFL Online on 26th Aug 2013

Heath Hocking and Shane Edwards are both set to miss the final week before finals after being sighted by the Match Review Panel on Monday. While Steven May from Gold Coast has played his final game of 2013 after being offered a one-match ban for striking.

Hocking was charged with a level three striking offence for striking Carlton’s Chris Yarran and would risk a two week ban should he decide to challenge at the tribunal.

Shane Edwards also received a level three striking offence for striking Liam Sumner. A previous good record means he can challenge and not risk missing the Tigers first final in two weeks time.

MRP full statement: round 22

Darren Glass, West Coast, has been charged with a first offence for wrestling ($1200 sanction) for wrestling Ben Kennedy, Collingwood during the second quarter of the Round 22 match between West Coast and Collingwood, played at the MCG on Friday August 3, 2013.

In summary, he can accept a $900 sanction with an early plea.

A first offence for werestling is a $1200 sanction. An early plea reduces the penalty by 25 per cent to a $900 sanction.

Brad Sewell, Hawthorn, has been charged with a first offence for Making Reckless Contact with an Umpire ($2600 sanction) for making reckless contact with umpire Chris Kamolins during the first quarter of the Round 22 match between Hawthorn and North Melbourne, played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday August 24, 2013.

In summary, he can accept a $1950 sanction with an early plea.

A first offence for making reckless contact with an umpire is a $2600 sanction. An early plea reduces the penalty by 25 per cent to a $1950 sanction.

Heath Hocking, Essendon, has been charged with a level three striking offence (225 demerit points, two-match sanction) for striking Chris Yarran, Carlton, during the third quarter of the Round 22 match between Essendon and Carlton, played at the MCG on Saturday August 24, 2013.

In summary, due to his previous poor record, he can accept a one-match sanction with an early plea.

Based on the video evidence available and a medical report from the Carlton Footbal Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct (three points), low impact (one point) and high contact (two points). This is a total of six activation points, resulting in a classification of a level three offence, drawing 225 demerit points and a two-match sanction. He has a bad record of three matches suspended within the last two years, increasing the penalty by 10 per cent to 247.50 points and a two-match sanction. An early plea reduces the penalty by 25 per cent to 185.63 points and a one-match sanction.

Steven May, Gold Coast, has been charged with a level two striking offence (125 demerit points, one-match sanction) for striking Steven Milne, St Kilda, during the first quarter of the Round 22 match between the Gold Coast Suns and St Kilda, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday August 25, 2013.

In summary, due to his previous poor record, his one-match sanction must remain at one match, even with an early plea.

Based on the video evidence available and a medical report from the St Kilda Football Club, the incident was assessed as reckless conduct (two points), low impact (one point) and high contact (two points). This is a total of five activation points, resulting in a classification of a level two offence, drawing 125 demerit points and a one-match sanction. He has an existing bad record of 93.75 demerit points carried over within the last 12 months, increasing the penalty to 218.75 points and a two-match sanction. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to 164.06 points and a one-match sanction.

Shane Edwards, Richmond, has been charged with a level three striking offence (225 demerit points, two-match sanction) for striking Liam Sumner, GWS Giants, during the first quarter of the Round 22 match between Richmond and the GWS Giants, played at Skoda Stadium on Sunday August 25, 2013.

In summary, due to a six-year good record, he can accept a one-match sanction with an early plea.

Based on the video evidence available and a medical report from the GWS Giants Football Club, the incident was assessed as reckless conduct (two points), medium impact (two points) and high contact (two points). This is a total of six activation points, resulting in a classification of a level three offence, drawing 225 demerit points and a two-match sanction. He has an existing six-year good record, reducing the penalty by 25 per cent to 168.75 points and a one-match sanction. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to 126.56 points and a one-match sanction.