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Match Review Officer's full statement: W1 finals, part one

The Match Review Officer has revealed all his findings - Tag-AFL HQ,AFL,Tribunal
The Match Review Officer has revealed all his findings

The AFL advises the Match Review of last night's Elimination Final match between the West Coast Eagles and Essendon at Optus Stadium has been completed. The following charges have been laid.

Charges Laid:
Zach Merrett, Essendon, has been charged with Misconduct against Nic Naitanui, West Coast Eagles, during the third quarter of the Elimination Final between the West Coast Eagles and Essendon, played at Optus Stadium on Thursday September 5.

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.

Nic Naitanui, West Coast Eagles, has been charged with Misconduct against Zach Merrett, Essendon, during the third quarter of the Elimination Final between the West Coast Eagles and Essendon, played at Optus Stadium on Thursday September 5.

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.

Conor McKenna, Essendon, has been charged with Striking (Fixed Financial Sanction) Jack Redden, West Coast Eagles, during the third quarter of the Elimination Final between the West Coast Eagles and Essendon, played at Optus Stadium on Thursday September 5.

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.