The AFL advises the Match Review for the Sunday games of Round Eight has been completed. Six charges were laid with one other incident requiring an explanation.

Charges Laid:
Kyle Langford, Essendon has been charged with Forceful Front-On Contact against Shane McAdam, Adelaide Crows, during the second quarter of the Round Eight match between the Adelaide Crows and Essendon, played at Adelaide Oval on Sunday July 26.

In summary he can accept a one-match sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Careless Conduct, Medium Impact and High Contact. The incident was classified as a one-match sanction.

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Langford in trouble for front-on hit against McAdam

Kyle Langford set to miss one game after this incident on Shane McAdam

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Zach Merrett, Essendon, has been charged with Rough Conduct (Dangerous Tackle) on Chayce Jones, Adelaide Crows, during the third quarter of the Round Eight match between the Adelaide Crows and Essendon, played at Adelaide Oval on Sunday July 26.
 
In summary he can accept a $1000 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 $1500 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Dom Sheed, West Coast Eagles, has been charged with Striking Taylor Adams, Collingwood, during the second quarter of the Round Eight match between the West Coast Eagles and Collingwood, played at Optus Stadium on Sunday July 26.
 
In summary he can accept a $1000 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 $1500 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

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Sparks fly as Sheed whacks Adams

Dom Sheed punished for this off-the-ball incident with Taylor Adams

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Elliot Yeo, West Coast Eagles, has been charged with Striking Rupert Wills, Collingwood, during the third quarter of the Round Eight match between the West Coast Eagles and Collingwood, played at Optus Stadium on Sunday July 26.
 
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.

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WATCH: Yeo clashes with Wills in Eagles' big win

West Coast midfielder Elliot Yeo faces a one-match sanction for this incident late in the third quarter against Collingwood

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Daniel McStay, Brisbane Lions, has been charged with Forceful Front-On Contact against Neville Jetta, Melbourne, during the second quarter of the Round Eight match between Melbourne and the Brisbane Lions, played at Metricon Stadium on Sunday July 26.
 
In summary he can accept a two-match sanction with an early plea.
 
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Careless Conduct, High Impact and High Contact. The incident was classified as a two-match sanction.

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Does McStay have a case to answer here?

Daniel McStay may attract MRO attention after this bump on Neville Jetta

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Kysaiah Pickett, Melbourne, has been charged with Rough Conduct (Dangerous Tackle) on Jarrod Berry, Brisbane Lions, during the second quarter of the Round Eight match between Melbourne and the Brisbane Lions, played at Metricon Stadium on Sunday July 26.
 
In summary he can accept a $1000 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 $1500 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.
 
Incident assessed:
The separate match day reports laid against Adelaide Crows’ Matt Crouch and Essendon’s Jacob Townsend from the second quarter of Sunday’s match was assessed. Both players simultaneously grab each other's guernseys, causing a clash of heads. It was the view of the MRO that the actions of Crouch and Townsend did not constitute a reportable offence. No further actions was taken.

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Crow and Don simultaneously reported for clashing heads

Matt Crouch and Jacob Townsend both go on report following a feisty clash after the half-time siren

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Financial Sanctions for 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season:
Please note, all financial sanctions payable under any existing code, rules or policy (including Tribunal fines, Code of Conduct, AFL Rules and AFL Regulations) will be reduced by 50 per cent for the 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season. The amounts listed above are the amended financial sanctions payable.