I didn't think danger should get a week either for that but Danger didn't even have the ball. This game is so f’ed, pure accidents are suspendable now.We've 100% gotta challenge.
There's quite a lot of precedent for getting off. He's got the ball, making the play and protecting himself whilst someone runs at him. That same maneouvre is done dozens of times a match, but unluckily struck the kid high as he came in off balance from a Trac push. He ran out the game and was fine.
Dangerfield polished Vlaustuin off with the same thing
Only if you say that every contact to the head is a suspension.Normally I agree with you on these but the vision is not pretty for Fritsch.
I don’t really disagree it’s more just the way the MRP is going I’m not surprised he was cited. We absolutely should challenge as all we have to lose is 5k to keep our most dangerous forward in the team this week.The way I see it there are two ways we can argue this.
1. Fritsch was performing a standard fend off which he also applied at other points of the game correctly, maintaining his duty of care. In this instance Powell was pushed by Petracca which lowered his body unexpectedly, leading to Fritsch collecting Powell high accidentally.
2. The impact to Powell was low. Powell left the ground temporarily but returned soon after, he did not undergo a concussion test.