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Match Review Officer's full statement: round 16

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The Match Review Officer has revealed all his findings

The AFL advises the Match Review of the remaining games from Saturday and Sunday of Round 16 have now been completed. The following charges have been laid with one other incident requiring detailed explanation.

Charges Laid:
Shaun McKernan, Essendon, has been charged with Striking Jordan Dawson, Sydney Swans, during the fourth quarter of the Round 16 match between Essendon and the Sydney Swans, played at the MCG on Saturday July 6.
 
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 as a first offence. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.

Hamish Hartlett, Port Adelaide has been charged with Striking (Fixed Financial Sanction) Rory Atkins, Adelaide Crows, during the second quarter of the Round 16 match between Adelaide and Port Adelaide, played at Adelaide Oval on Saturday July 6.
 
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 as a first offence. The player can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.

Dougal Howard, Port Adelaide, has been charged with Striking Jake Kelly, Adelaide Crows, during the third quarter of the Round 16 match between Adelaide and Port Adelaide, played at Adelaide Oval on Saturday July 6.
 
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 and Body Contact. The incident was classified as a $3000 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Brodie Smith, Adelaide Crows, has been charged with engaging in Rough Conduct against Steven Motlop, Port Adelaide, during the third quarter of the Round 16 match between Adelaide and Port Adelaide, played at Adelaide Oval on Saturday July 6.

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

Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Careless Conduct, Low Impact and Body Contact. The incident was classified as a $3000 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Luke Ryan, Fremantle, has been charged with Misconduct against Jarrod Cameron, West Coast Eagles, during the second quarter of the Round 16 match between Fremantle and the West Coast Eagles, played at Optus Stadium on Saturday July 6

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 as a first offence. The player can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Liam Duggan, West Coast, has been charged with engaging in Rough Conduct against Nat Fyfe, Fremantle, during the third quarter of the Round 16 match between Fremantle and the West Coast Eagles, played at Optus Stadium on Saturday July 6.

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

Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Careless Conduct, Low Impact and Body Contact. The incident was classified as a $3000 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Nat Fyfe, Fremantle, has been charged with engaging in Rough Conduct against Eliot Yeo, West Coast Eagles, during the fourth quarter of the Round 16 match between Fremantle and the West Coast Eagles, played at Optus Stadium on Saturday July 6.
 
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 as a first offence. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Ben Cunnington, North Melbourne, has been charged with Striking Jade Gresham, St Kilda, during the third quarter of the Round 16 match between North Melbourne and St Kilda, played at Blundstone Arena on Sunday July 7.
 
In summary he can accept a $5000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Intentional Conduct with Low Impact and Body Contact. The incident was classified as a $8000 sanction as a third and subsequent offence. The player can accept a $5000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Incidents assessed:
Contact between Gold Coast SUNS’ Pearce Hanley and Richmond’s Kane Lambert from the fourth quarter of Saturday’s match was assessed. Richmond’s Daniel Rioli handballs the ball to Lambert. Lambert leaves the ground to take possession of the ball and is met by Hanley who makes body contact. It was the view of the MRO that Hanley’s actions were not unreasonable in the circumstances. No further action was taken.

Below is the Match Review for Friday night's Round 16 match. The following charges were laid.
 
Charge Laid:
Daniel Howe, Hawthorn, has been charged with Kneeing Scott Pendlebury, Collingwood, during the second quarter of the Round 16 match between Hawthorn and Collingwood, played at the MCG on Friday July 5.
 
In summary he can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Careless Conduct, Low Impact and High Contact. The incident was classified as a $3000 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.