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Match review full statement: Collingwood v Western Bulldogs

THE AFL advises it has completed the Match Review of last night’s Collingwood v Western Bulldogs match played at Etihad Stadium. One charge was laid with no other matters requiring an explanation in detail.

Charges Laid:

Mason Cox, Collingwood, has been charged with making contact from front-on against Jason Johannissen, Western Bulldogs, during the fourth quarter of the Round 10 match between Collingwood and the Western Bulldogs, played at Etihad Stadium on Friday May 25, 2018.

In summary, he can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Western Bulldogs Football Club, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was assessed as a $3000 sanction. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.