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Bernie Vince can accept a one-game ban for his hit on Jamie Macmillan

MELBOURNE midfielder Bernie Vince will miss Sunday's clash against Collingwood after accepting a one-match ban for his clumsy hit North Melbourne half-back Jamie Macmillan.

Vince chose to strike Macmillan after he had disposed of the ball, raising his elbow and making contact to the 24-year-old's neck. 

The Match Review Panel graded the hit intentional, high contact and low impact, resulting in a two-match ban that was reduced to one match with an early guilty plea.

Vince was the only player suspended out of round three.

Richmond defender Troy Chaplin and Hawthorn half-back Grant Birchall each offered fines of $1000 for rough conduct charges against Crow Wayne Milera and Bulldog Jordan Roughead respectively.

The MRP cleared Mitch Robinson of a match-day report for his high bump on Geelong captain Joel Selwood, saying there was insufficient force to constitute a report.

Collingwood midfielder Levi Greenwood was also cleared for his front-on collision with St Kilda captain Nick Riewoldt, which left star forward concussed.

Riewoldt passed a concussion test on game day but the Saints' doctors would not allow him to return to the field. 

The MRP said Greenwood was attempting to tackle and the high contact was caused by circumstances outside his control.