The AFL advises the Match Review of last night’s Western Bulldogs v Richmond match at Metricon Stadium has been completed. One charge was laid.

Charge Laid:
Laitham Vandermeer, Western Bulldogs has been charged with Forceful Front-On Contact against Noah Balta, Richmond, during the fourth quarter of the Round Nine match between the Western Bulldogs and Richmond, played at Metricon Stadium on Wednesday July 29.

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.


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.