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MRP full statement: round 12

June 9, 2014 4:17 PM

The AFL wishes to advise the Match Review Panel has reviewed the first eight matches played so far of round 12. The following charges were laid:
 
Charges laid:
Tom Simpkin, St Kilda, has been charged with a level one striking offence (80 points, reprimand) for striking Aaron Young, Port Adelaide, during the fourth quarter of the round 12 match between St Kilda and Port Adelaide, played at Adelaide Oval on Saturday June 7, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a reprimand and 89.30 points towards his future record with an early plea.
 
Based on the video evidence available and a medical report from the Port Adelaide Football Club, the incident was assessed as negligent conduct (one point), low impact (one point) and body contact (one point). This is a total of three activation points, resulting in a classification of a level one offence, drawing 80 demerit points and a reprimand. He has an existing bad record of 39.06 demerit points carried over within the last 12 months, increasing the penalty to 119.06 points and an one-match suspension. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to 89.30 demerit points and a reprimand.
 
David Myers, Essendon, has been charged with a level one striking offence (80 points, reprimand) for striking Devon Smith, Greater Western Sydney, during the third quarter of the round 12 match between Essendon and the Greater Western Sydney,  played at Spotless Stadium on Saturday June 7, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a reprimand and 45 demerit points towards his future record with an early plea, due to a six-year good record.
 
Based on the video evidence available and a medical report from the Greater Western Sydney Football Club, the incident was assessed as negligent conduct (one point), low impact (one point) and high contact (two points). This is a total of four activation points, resulting in a classification of a level one offence, drawing 80 demerit points. He has an existing six-year good record, reducing the penalty by 25 per cent to a reprimand and 60 demerit points towards his future record. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to a reprimand and 45 points towards his future record.
 
David Myers, Essendon, has been charged with a first offence for wrestling ($1200 sanction) Callan Ward, Greater Western Sydney,  during the third quarter of the round 12 match between Essendon and the Greater Western Sydney, played at Spotless Stadium on Saturday June 7, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a $900 sanction with an early plea.
 
A first offence for wrestling is a $1200 sanction. An early plea reduces the penalty by 25 per cent to a $900 sanction.
 
Callan WardGreater Western Sydney, has been charged with a first offence for wrestling ($1200 sanction) David Myers, Essendon, during the third quarter of the round 12 match between the Greater Western Sydney and Essendon, played at Spotless Stadium on Saturday June 7, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a $900 sanction with an early plea.
 
A first offence for wrestling is a $1200 sanction. An early plea reduces the penalty by 25 per cent to a $900 sanction.
 
Jarrad Grant, Western Bulldogs, has been charged with a first offence for wrestling ($1200 sanction) Darcy Gardiner, Brisbane Lions, during the third quarter of the round 12 match between the Western Bulldogs and the Brisbane Lions, played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday June 7, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a $900 sanction with an early plea.
 
A first offence for wrestling is a $1200 sanction. An early plea reduces the penalty by 25 per cent to a $900 sanction.
 
Hayden Ballantyne, Fremantle, has been charged with engaging in rough conduct against Matthew Jaensch, Adelaide, during the fourth quarter of the round 12 match between Fremantle and Adelaide, played at Patersons Stadium on Sunday June 8, 2014.  
 
In summary, the matter has been directly referred to the Tribunal for its determination and he cannot accept an early plea on this matter.
 

 


Ty Vickery, Richmond
, has been charged with a first offence for misconduct ($2400 sanction) against Michael Firrito, North Melbourne, during the first quarter of the round 12 match between Richmond and North Melbourne, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday June 8, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept an $1800 sanction with an early plea.
 
A first offence for misconduct is a $2400 sanction. An early plea reduces the penalty by 25 per cent to an $1800 sanction.
 
Ty Vickery, Richmond, has been charged with a level four striking offence (325 demerit points, three-match sanction) for striking Michael Firrito, North Melbourne, during the first quarter of the round 12 match between North Melbourne and Richmond, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday June 8, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a two-match sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the video evidence available and a medical report from the North Melbourne Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct (three points), medium impact (two points) and high contact (two points). This is a total of seven activation points, resulting in a classification of a level four offence, drawing 325 demerit points and a three-match sanction. He has no existing good or bad record. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to 243.75 demerit points and a two-match sanction.
 
Scott Thompson, North Melbourne, has been charged with a level one striking offence (80 points, reprimand) for striking Jack Riewoldt, Richmond, during the second quarter of the round 12 match between North Melbourne and Richmond, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday June 8, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a reprimand and 63.75 points towards his future record with an early plea.
 
Based on the video evidence available and a medical report from the Richmond Football Club, the incident was assessed as negligent conduct (one point), low impact (one point) and high contact (two points). This is a total of four activation points, resulting in a classification of a level one offence, drawing 80 demerit points and a reprimand. He has an existing bad record of 5.00 demerit points carried over within the last 12 months, increasing the penalty to 85 points and a reprimand. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to 63.75 demerit points and a reprimand.
 
Matt Thomas, Richmond, has been charged with a level one engaging in rough conduct offence (125 points, one-match sanction) for rough conduct against Brent Harvey, North Melbourne, during the third quarter of the round 12 match between Richmond and North Melbourne, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday June 8, 2014.
 
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 North Melbourne Football Club, the incident was assessed as negligent conduct (one point), low impact (one point) and high contact (two points). This is a total of four activation points, resulting in a classification of a level one 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 suspension. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to 164.06 demerit points and a one-match sanction.
 
Other Incidents Assessed:
Contact between St Kilda’s Maverick Weller and Port Adelaide’s Aaron Young from the third quarter of Saturday’s match was assessed. Young has the ball and is tackled by Weller. Weller is initially lifted off the ground as Young absorbs the tackle, before the momentum of the two players takes them to ground. It was the view of the panel there was no forceful high contact to the ground as part of the tackle and that Weller’s actions were a legitimate attempt to tackle. No further action was taken.
 
Contact between the Giants’ Rhys Palmer and Essendon’s Cale Hooker from the first quarter of Saturday’s match was assessed. Hooker has the ball and handballs to a teammate Dyson Heppell. As Hooker disposes of the ball, he is met with a bump by Palmer. It was the view of the panel the high contact in the bump was below the force required to constitute a reportable offence. No further action was taken .
 
Contact between the Sydney Swans’ Lance Franklin and Gold Coast’s Clay Cameron from the second quarter of Sunday’s match was assessed. Cameron has the ball and is preparing to kick when Franklin comes towards him. As the Gold Coast player disposes of the ball, Franklin meets him with a bump. A free kick downfield was paid at the time for the high contact and it was the view of the panel that the high contact in the bump was below the force required to constitute a reportable offence. No further action was required.