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Match review full statement: Melbourne v Collingwood

The AFL advises it has completed the Match Review of yesterday’s round 12 Melbourne v Collingwood match at the MCG. Please find below the charges laid and also those matters that were explained in detail.

Charges Laid:

Jordan Lewis, Melbourne, has been charged with a second offence of misconduct for misconduct against Steele Sidebottom, Collingwood, during the second quarter of the Round 12 match between Melbourne and Collingwood, played at the MCG on Monday June 11, 2018. 

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

Based on the available evidence and a medical report from the Collingwood Football Club, the incident was classified as misconduct. A second offence for misconduct draws a $3500 sanction. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.

Other Incidents Assessed:

There were no other incidents that required detailed explanation.