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MRP report, Round 19

MRP report, Round 19
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Written by Danielle on 6th Aug 2014

* Update from the Tribunal *

Steve Johnson (Geelong) – was cleared of a one match ban for kneeing Scott Thompson (North Melbourne) after the Tribunal found that not enough force was used by Johnson to justify a  suspension.

 

Players penalised by the MRP

 

Nick Graham (Carlton) – has received one match ban and 125 demerit points for rough conduct against Ryan Crowley (Fremantle).

The MRP assessed it as level one engaging in rough conduct.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a reprimand and 93.75 demerit points with an early plea.

 

Dyson Heppell (Essendon) – has received a $1200 fine for making contact with umpire Ryan Chamberlain.

The MRP assessed it as first offence making negligent contact with an umpire.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a $900 fine with an early plea.

 

Tom Lynch (Gold Coast) – has received a $1200 fine for wrestling Jack Newnes (St Kilda).

The MRP assessed it as first offence for wrestling.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a $900 fine with an early plea.

 

Jaeger O’Meara (Gold Coast) – has received a $1200 fine for engaging in a melee.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a $900 fine with an early plea.

 

Dion Prestia (Gold Coast) – has received a $1200 fine for engaging in a melee.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a $900 fine with an early plea.

 

Rhys Palmer (GWS) – has received a $1200 fine for wrestling Bachar Houli (Richmond).

The MRP assessed it as first offence for wrestling.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a $900 fine with an early plea.

 

Reece Conca (Richmond) – has received a three match ban and 325 demerit points for striking Devon Smith (GWS).

The MRP assessed it as level four striking.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a two match ban and 243.75 demerit points for an early plea.

 

Bachar Houli (Richmond) – has received a $1200 fine for wrestling Rhys Palmer (GWS).

The MRP assessed it as first offence for wrestling.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a $900 fine with an early plea.

 

David Armitage (St Kilda) – has received a $1200 fine for engaging in a melee.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a $900 fine with an early plea.

 

Billy Longer (St Kilda) – has received a $1200 fine for engaging in a melee.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a $900 fine with an early plea.

 

Jack Newnes (St Kilda) – has received a $1200 fine for wrestling Tom Lynch (Gold Coast).

The MRP assessed it as first offence for wrestling.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a $900 fine with an early plea.

 

Tom Liberatore (Western Bulldogs) – has received a $2600 fine for making contact with umpire Justin Schmitt.

The MRP assessed it as first offence making reckless contact with an umpire.

The initial penalty may be reduced to a $1950 fine with an early plea.

 

Sources:

AFL, ‘Match Review Panel full statement: Round 19’, http://www.afl.com.au/news/2014-08-04/mrp-full-statement-round-19, Accessed 6th August 2014

 

AFL, ‘Steve Johnson free to face Dockers after challenging misconduct charge’, http://www.afl.com.au/news/2014-08-05/stevie-j-free-to-play-afl, Accessed 6th August 2014