The AFL wishes to advise the Match Review of the remaining games from Saturday and Sunday of Week One of the 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season has been completed. A total of five charges were laid.

Charges Laid:
Bailey Banfield, Fremantle, has been charged with Striking Adam Saad, Essendon, during the fourth quarter of the Week One match between Essendon and Fremantle, played at Marvel Stadium on Saturday March 21.
 
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.

Michael Hurley, Essendon, has been charged with Striking Sam Sturt, Fremantle, during the fourth quarter of the Week One match between Essendon and Fremantle, played at Marvel Stadium on Saturday March 21.
 
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.

David Swallow, Gold Coast SUNS, has been charged with Striking Justin Westhoff, Port Adelaide, during the fourth quarter of the Week One match between the Gold Coast SUNS and Port Adelaide, played at Metricon Stadium on Saturday March 21.
 
In summary he can accept a one-match sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Intentional Conduct, Low Impact and High Contact. The incident was classified as a one-match sanction. The player can accept a one-match sanction with an early plea.

Steven Motlop, Port Adelaide, has been charged with Misconduct against Sam Collins, Gold Coast SUNS, during the fourth quarter of the Week One match between the Gold Coast SUNS and Port Adelaide, played at Metricon Stadium on Saturday March 21.

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.

Jasper Pittard, North Melbourne, has been charged with Tripping Dan Butler, St Kilda, during the second quarter of the Week One match between North Melbourne and St Kilda, played at Marvel Stadium on Sunday March 22.

In summary he can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Intentional 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.