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MRP full statement: round 15

Charged: round 15 Matt Thompson and Nathan Schmook go through all this week's MRP incidents
The AFL wishes to advise the Match Review Panel has reviewed Round 15. The following charges were laid:
 
Charges laid:
Steven Morris, Richmond, has been charged with a Level One Engaging in Rough Conduct Offence (125 points, one-match sanction) for engaging in rough conduct against Sean Dempster, St Kilda, during the first quarter of the Round 15 match between Richmond and St Kilda, played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday June 28, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a reprimand and 93.75 points towards his future record 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 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 no existing good or bad record. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to a reprimand and 93.75 points towards his future record.
 
Steven Morris, Richmond, has been charged with a Level One Engaging in Rough Conduct Offence (125 points, one-match sanction) for engaging in rough conduct against Jack Steven, St Kilda, during the first quarter of the Round 15 match between Richmond and St Kilda, played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday June 28, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a reprimand and 93.75 points towards his future record 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 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 no existing good or bad record. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to a reprimand and 93.75 points towards his future record.
 
Please note, for where a player has been charged with multiple offences during one match, under the Tribunal guidelines the points for each offence where the player either accepts a penalty or is found guilty are added together to form a total amount. For each amount of 100 points in the total penalty, there must be one match served as a result. Please contact Patrick Keane at the AFL or via return email if you require this to be explained further for accuracy in relation to the two separate charges outlined above for player Morris.
 
Jimmy Webster, St Kilda, has been charged with a First Offence for Being the Instigator of a Melee ($2400 sanction) for instigating a melee during the third quarter of the Round 15 match between Richmond and St Kilda, played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday June 28, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept an $1800 sanction with an early plea.
 
A first offence for instigating in a melee is a $2400 sanction. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to an $1800 sanction.
 
Dustin Martin, Richmond, has been charged with a Second Offence for Engaging in Melee ($2800 sanction) for engaging in a melee during the third quarter of the Round 15 match between Richmond and St Kilda, played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday June 28, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a $2100 sanction with an early plea.
 
A second offence for engaging in a melee is a $2800 sanction. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to a $2100 sanction.
 
Anthony Miles, Richmond, has been charged with a First Offence for Engaging in a Melee ($1600 sanction) for engaging in a melee during the third quarter of the Round 15 match between Richmond and St Kilda, played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday June 28, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a $1200 sanction with an early plea.
 
A first offence for engaging in a melee is a $1600 sanction. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to a $1200 sanction.
 
Seb Ross, St Kilda, has been charged with a First Offence for Engaging in a Melee ($1600 sanction) for engaging in a melee during the third quarter of the Round 15 match between St Kilda and Richmond, played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday June 28, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a $1200 sanction with an early plea.
 
A first offence for engaging in a melee is a $1600 sanction. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to a $1200 sanction.
 
Jimmy Webster, St Kilda, has been charged with a First Offence for Engaging in a Melee ($1600 sanction) for engaging in a melee during the third quarter of the Round 15 match between St Kilda and Richmond, played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday June 28, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a $1200 sanction with an early plea.
 
A first offence for engaging in a melee is a $1600 sanction. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to a $1200 sanction.
 
Jarrod Harbrow, Gold Coast Suns, has been charged with a Level Two Striking Offence (125 points, one-match sanction) for striking Luke Breust, Hawthorn, during the fourth quarter of the Round 15 match between the Gold Coast Suns and Hawthorn, played at Aurora Stadium on Saturday Jne 28, 2014.
 
In summary, due to a six-year good record, he can accept a reprimand and 70.31 points towards his future record with an early plea.
 
Based on the video evidence available and a medical report from the Hawthorn  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 six year good record, reducing the penalty by 10 per cent to 93.75 points points and a reprimand. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to 70.31 points towards his future record and a reprimand.
 
Neville Jetta, Melbourne, has been charged with a Level Two Engaging in Rough Conduct Offence (225 points, two-match sanction) for engaging in rough conduct against Fletcher Roberts, Western Bulldogs, during the third quarter of the Round 15 match between Melbourne and the Western Bulldogs, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday June 29, 2014.
 
In summary, he can accept a one-match sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the video evidence available and a medical report from the Western Bulldogs 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 225 demerit points and a two-match sanction. He has an existing 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 sanction by 25 per cent to 185.63 points and a one-match sanction.
 
Mitch Robinson, Carlton, has been charged with a Level Three Striking Offence (225 points, two-match sanction) for striking Taylor Adams, Collingwood, during the first quarter of the Round 15 match between Carlton and Collingwood, played at the MCG on Sunday June 29, 2014.
 
In summary, due to his previous poor record, his two-match sanction must remain at two games, even with an early plea.
 
Based on the video evidence available and a medical report from the Collingwood Football 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 an existing bad record of 68.75 demerit points, increasing the penalty to 293.75 points and a two-match sanction. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to 220.31 points and a two-match sanction.
 
Other Incidents Assessed:
The match day report laid against Collingwood’s Dayne Beams for striking Carlton’s Ed Curnow was assessed. After speaking to the umpire that laid the match-day report, receiving a medical report from the Carlton Football Club and reviewing all available footage, it was determined the force used in the contact was below that required to constitute a reportable offence. No further action was taken.
 
Contact between Carlton’s Dale Thomas and Collingwood’s Dane Swan from the third quarter of Sunday’s match was assessed. It was the view of the panel the force used was below that required to constitute a reportable offence. No further action was required.