The AFL advises the Match Review of Saturday night’s North Melbourne v Port Adelaide match of Round 16 has been completed. One charge was laid.

Charge Laid:
Zak Butters, Port Adelaide, has been charged with Engaging in Rough Conduct against Jy Simpkin, North Melbourne, during the third quarter of the Round 16 match between North Melbourne and Port Adelaide, played at Metricon Stadium on Saturday September 5.


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. 

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.