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    MRP – Preliminary Finals 2014

MRP – Preliminary Finals 2014

One charge laid: Kieren Jack (Sydney Swans) Level One Misconduct Offence ($2400 sanction) – against Luke McDonald, North Melbourne, during the first quarter of the Sydney v North Melbourne match. First offence for misconduct: $2400 sanction. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to an $1800 sanction.

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    MRP – Semi Finals, 2014

MRP – Semi Finals, 2014

Brief round-up provided by Kevin Taylor’s Footystats Diary: GEELONG v NORTH MELBOURNE BRENT HARVEY (NM) charged with a Level One rough conduct offence –negligent conduct, low impact, high contact – against JOEL SELWOOD (Gee) in Q2. Due to his previous poor record a one-game penalty must remain. North Melbourne sought

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    MRP – Elimination and Qualifying Finals 2014

MRP – Elimination and Qualifying Finals 2014

All clear! Thanks to Kevin Taylor for the summary. Geelong’s key forward Tom Hawkins has been cleared by the MRP to play in Friday night’s Second Semi-Final against North Melbourne at the MCG. The AFL website announced on Monday no charges had been laid following last weekend’s first week of

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    MRP – Round 23, 2014

MRP – Round 23, 2014

A big week for the tribunal. Thanks to Kevin Taylor for the summary. Check out his Footystats Daily Diary! COLLINGWOOD v HAWTHORN GRANT BIRCHALL (Haw) charged with a first offence of making negligent contact with umpire BEN RYAN in Q3. An early guilty play will draw a $900 fine. NORTH

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    Match Review Panel – Rd 22, 2014

Match Review Panel – Rd 22, 2014

Thanks to Kevin Taylor’s Footystats Diary for the round 22 summary: WEST COAST v MELBOURNE NATHAN JONES (Mel) charged with a first offence of making reckless contact with umpire MATTHEW LEPPARD in Q3. An early guilty plea will yield a $1950 fine – a 25% reduction of the penalty of

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    MRP Round 20, 2014

MRP Round 20, 2014

A quiet one this week. thanks to the FootyStats Diary for the summary: HAWTHORN v MELBOURNE JARRYD ROUGHEAD (Haw) charged with a Level One tripping offence – reckless, low impact, body contact – against DOM TYSON (Mel) in Q2. Roughead’s early guilty plea was of no avail as his previous poor

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    MRP – Round 19, 2014

MRP – Round 19, 2014

The Footystats Diary summarises the round 19 MRP statement thusly: FREMANTLE v CARLTON NICK GRAHAM (Car) charged with a Level One rough conduct offence – negligent, low impact, body contact – against RYAN CROWLEY (Fre) in Q3. Graham took the early guilty plea bringing a reprimand and demerit points. SYDNEY

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    Match Review Panel – Round 18 part 2

Match Review Panel – Round 18 part 2

Kevin Taylor’s summary of the round 18 – part 2 – Match Review Panel. WEST COAST v RICHMOND TY VICKERY (Rch) charged with striking DEAN COX (WCE) in Q2 – the incident was assessed as intentional, severe impact and high contact. The matter was referred directly to the Tribunal. To

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    Match Review Panel – Rd 18 Part 1

Match Review Panel – Rd 18 Part 1

Just the one match with any controversy. Thanks again to Kevin at Footystats for the summary: CARLTON v NORTH MELBOURNE MITCH ROBINSON (Car) charged with rough conduct – negligent, medium impact, high contact – against LEIGH ADAMS (NM) in Q1. Even with an early guilty plea, due his previous poor

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    Match Review Panel – Round 17 2014

Match Review Panel – Round 17 2014

Thanks to Kevin Taylor at the Footystats Diary for the MRP report: WESTERN BULLDOGS v GOLD COAST GREG BROUGHTON (GC) (NM) charged with a first offence for wrestling NATHAN HROVAT (WB) in Q2. An early guilty plea will draw a $900 fine. NATHAN HROVAT (WB) charged with a first offence

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    MRP, Round 16 2014

MRP, Round 16 2014

Yap it up about the MRP – http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/mrp-round-16.1069273/ There’s also a big thread on the whole strangley-scratchy incident between Brian Lake and Drew Petrie. Includes video. And GIFs. And arguments about how being strangled doesn’t hurt at all. Thanks to Footystats for the summary: NORTH MELBOURNE v HAWTHORN LUKE McDONALD

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    MRP Round 15, 2014

MRP Round 15, 2014

Kevin Taylor’s Footystats Diary brings us a summary of the week’s Match Review Panel. The melee in the Saints v Tigers match draws the bulk of attention (and fines) from the panel. HAWTHORN v GOLD COAST JARROD HARBROW (GC) charged with a Level Two striking offence – reckless, low impact,

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    MRP Round 14, 2014

MRP Round 14, 2014

Thanks to FootyStats Diary for this summary of the round 14 Match Review Panel statement: PORT ADELAIDE v WESTERN BULLDOGS DANIEL GIANSIRACUSA (WB) charged with a Level Two rough conduct offence – reckless, low impact, high contact – against JARED POLEC (PA) in Q4. Giansiracusa took the early guilty plea

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    MRP Round 13: No suspensions.

MRP Round 13: No suspensions.

AFL’s MRP statement for round 13, 2014: Charges laid: Dennis Armfield, Carlton, has been charged with a Level One Misconduct Offence ($1200 sanction) for misconduct against Grant Birchall, Hawthorn, during the second quarter of the Round 13 match between Carlton and Hawthorn, played at the MCG on Friday June 13,

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Nick Maxwell to sit out for two matches – Match Review Panel Report Round 22

Collingwood captain Nick Maxwell has been offered a two-match ban by the AFL Match Review Panel for engaging in rough conduct with Hawthorn’s Paul Puopolo during Friday Night’s First Qualifying Final. The charge was graded as a level three offence which equates to 325 demerit points and a three match

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Lewis gets off and Dees duo get reprimand – Match Review Panel Report Round 22

Hawthorn hardman Jordan Lewis doesn’t have a case to answer after being cleared by the AFL’s Match Review Panel for a heavy tackle on Sydney Swan Luke Parker during the first quarter of the Hawks seven-point win at the SCG on Saturday Afternoon. The Match Review Panel declared that the

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Selwood brotherly love turns sour – Match Review Panel Report Round 20

Geelong captain Joel Selwood has been offered a reprimand and 84 demerit points for pushing brother and West Coast player Adam during the first quarter of the Eagles victory over the Cats at Patersons Stadium on Friday Night. The Match Review Panel deemed it a level one misconduct charge for

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Scott Thompson escapes conviction – Match Review Panel Round 18 2012

Adelaide’s midfield superstar Scott Thompson remains in contention for the AFL’s most prestigious award, the Brownlow Medal, after his high bump on Geelong’s Steve Johnson was cleared of being malicious. Geelong were forced to sub Johnson out of the match after he was bumped by Thompson in the first few

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Howe leaps straight to the Tribunal – Match Review Panel Round 17 2012

Melbourne high-flyer Jeremy Howe will face the AFL Tribunal on Tuesday night after the Match Review Panel bypassed his case. Howe alledgedly wiped blood from his knee on Port Adelaide defender Tom Jonas’ shorts during the third quarter of Saturday Night’s match in Darwin, which the Demons lost by 28

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Merrett escapes while Judd and Ziebell take a hit at the AFL Tribunal

Carlton’s Chris Judd and North Melbourne’s Jack Ziebell have been suspended by the AFL Tribunal. Judd was hit with a four week ban for causing intentional misconduct against Kangaroo Leigh Adams. The Blues skipper insisted that he did not intend to hurt Adams, however the Tribunal jury disagreed. Judd was

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Chris Judd to face the tribunal

Carlton captain Chris Judd is headed directly to the tribunal after Match Review Panel chairman Mark Fraser said his behaviour was both unsportsmanlike and a bad reflection on the game. Judd has been accused of a “chicken-wing” tackle on the Kangaroos Leigh Adams in the first term, pulling the Roo’s

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Reviewing the match review panel

The AFL’s match review panel has always been contentious among the AFL community. After introducing the point-based system in 2005 to establish a consistency amongst findings, the panel has only succeeded in consistently producing inconsistency. Match review panel decisions will always bear some levels of controversy, though the means exist

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Match Review Panel – Staging Takes Centre Stage

Essendon’s Leroy Jetta has become the first player to be cited by the Match Review Panel for staging after diving in an attempt to draw a free-kick on Saturday night. After kicking a goal in the second quarter, Jetta milked a small amount of contact and the incident was subsequently

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Walker Takes Two-Day Ban

Key Adelaide forward and Coleman Medal leader Taylor Walker will miss the next two rounds after pleading guilty to a rough conduct charge. Had Walker fought the charge in front of the tribunal and failed, he may have copped a three-match ban. Taylor Walker was cited for a sling tackle

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