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Match review full statement from round one

THE AFL advises the Match Review of the remaining games from Saturday and Sunday of round one have now been completed. The following charges have been laid with one other incident requiring explanation.
 
Charges Laid:
Tom Jonas, Port Adelaide, has been charged with engaging in Rough Conduct against Max Gawn, Melbourne during the second quarter of the Round One match between Melbourne and Port Adelaide, played at the MCG on Saturday March 23.
 
In summary he can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Intentional Conduct with Low Impact to the Body. The incident was classified as a $3000 sanction. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Bryce Gibbs, Adelaide Crows, has been charged with a first offence of making Careless Contact to an Umpire (Andre Gianfagna) during the first quarter of the Round One match between the Adelaide Crows and Hawthorn, played at Adelaide Oval on Saturday March 23.
 
In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on available evidence, the incident was assessed as Careless Contact with an Umpire. The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.
  
Jarryd Roughead, Hawthorn, has been charged with a first offence of making Careless Contact to an Umpire (Nick Foot) during the third quarter of the Round One match between the Adelaide Crows and Hawthorn, played at Adelaide Oval on Saturday March 23.
 
In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on available evidence, the incident was assessed as Careless Contact with an Umpire. The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Matt Crouch, Adelaide Crows, has been charged with Misconduct against Jarryd Roughead during the third quarter of the Round One match between the Adelaide Crows and Hawthorn, played at Adelaide Oval on Saturday March 23.
 
In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on available evidence, the incident was assessed as Misconduct in that he pushed Player Roughead into the path of Umpire Nick Foot. The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Darcy Gardiner, Brisbane Lions, has been charged with Misconduct against Liam Ryan, West Coast Eagles during the fourth quarter of the Round One match between the Brisbane Lions and West Coast Eagles, played at the Gabba on Saturday March 23.
 
In summary he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Misconduct. The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction. The player can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Liam Ryan, West Coast Eagles, has been charged with Striking (Fixed Financial Sanction) Darcy Gardiner, Brisbane Lions during the fourth quarter of the Round One match between the Brisbane Lions and West Coast Eagles, played at the Gabba on Saturday March 23.
 
In summary he can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Striking (Fixed Financial Sanction. The incident was classified as a $2500 sanction. The player can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.
 
Jeremy Cameron, GWS GIANTS, has been charged with engaging in Rough Conduct against Zach Merrett, Essendon during the second quarter of the Round One match between the GWS GIANTS and Essendon, played at GIANTS Stadium on Sunday March 24.
 
In summary he can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Careless Conduct with Low Impact and High Contact. The incident was classified as a $3000 sanction. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Ben Cunnington, North Melbourne, has been charged with Striking Nathan Wilson, Fremantle during the fourth quarter of the Round One match between Fremantle and North Melbourne, played at Optus Stadium on Sunday March 24.
 
In summary he can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Intentional Conduct with Low Impact to the Body. The incident was classified as a $3000 sanction. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Incidents assessed:
The match day report laid against St Kilda’s Jade Gresham for contact on Gold Coast SUNS’ Wil Powell from the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game was assessed. The ball spills free near the 50-metre arc for Gold Coast, Powell approaches the contest with his hands down preparing to pick the ball up. Gresham approaches the contest from the opposite direction and makes high contact with Powell. It was the view of the MRO that while it was a careless action, the force was insufficient to constitute a charge. No further action was taken.

Thursday/Friday games

Liam Jones, Carlton, has been charged with engaging in Rough Conduct against Jack Riewoldt, Richmond during the second quarter of the Round One match between Carlton and Richmond, played at the MCG on Thursday March 21, 2019.

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

Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Intentional Conduct with Low Impact to the Body. The incident was classified as a $3000 sanction. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.