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Match review statement: round 14, part one

The AFL advises it has completed the Match Review of last night’s Port Adelaide v Melbourne match played at the Adelaide Oval. Please find below the charges laid and also those matters that were explained in detail.

Charges Laid:
Oscar McDonald, Melbourne, has been charged with engaging in rough conduct against Todd Marshall, Port Adelaide, during the first quarter of the Round 14 match between Port Adelaide and Melbourne, played at the Adelaide Oval on Friday June 22, 2018.

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

Based on the available evidence and a medical report from the Port Adelaide Football Club, the incident was classified 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.

Other Incidents Assessed:
There were no other matters that required detailed assessment.