The AFL advises the Match Review of last night’s Qualifying Final between Port Adelaide and the Geelong Cats has been completed. One charge was laid.
Tom Hawkins, Geelong Cats, has been charged with Striking Tom Rockliff, Port Adelaide, during the first quarter of the Qualifying Final between Port Adelaide and the Geelong Cats, played at Adelaide Oval on Thursday October 1.
In summary he can accept a $1500 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 $2500 sanction as a second offence. The player can accept a $1500 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.