Dustin Martin remains in the hunt for the Brownlow Medal after escaping with fines for two incidents from his side’s fiery clash with Brisbane on Sunday.

The Richmond superstar was fined for making ‘unreasonable and unnecessary contact with an open hand’ to the face of Brisbane’s Nick Robertson and also for rough conduct against Lewis Taylor. With two fines for minor indiscretions, Martin will face an automatic one-week ban for any further low-level offence committed this season.

Robertson, meanwhile, was suspended for one match for head-butting Richmond skipper Trent Cotchin and fined for kneeing Martin.

Demon Bernie Vince has paid the price for his poor record, handed a two-match suspension for striking Crows forward Eddie Betts. Vince would have ordinarily escaped with a one-match ban, but his record doubled the sanction. The Melbourne veteran was also fined for making forceful front-on contact to Richard Douglas.

Taylor Walker and Jackson Trengove were also fined for minor incidents.

Here is the full statement from AFL.com.au:

Jackson Trengove, Port Adelaide, has been charged with striking Scott Thompson, North Melbourne, during the first quarter of the Round 17 match between Port Adelaide and North Melbourne, played at Adelaide Oval on Saturday July 15, 2017.

In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the North Melbourne Football Club, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with low impact to the head. The player has no applicable record with impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.

Bernie Vince, Melbourne, has been charged with striking Eddie Betts, Adelaide Crows, during the first quarter of the Round 17 match between Melbourne and the Adelaide Crows, played at TIO Stadium on Saturday July 15, 2017.

In summary, due to an existing bad record, his sanction is increased by one match and he can accept a two-game penalty with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Adelaide Crows Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was classified as a two-match sanction. The player has two matches of suspension within the last two years, which qualifies as a bad record, increasing the penalty to a three-match sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a two-match sanction.

Taylor Walker, Adelaide Crows, has been charged with striking Jordan Lewis, Melbourne, during the first quarter of the Round 17 match between the Adelaide Crows and Melbourne, played at TIO Stadium on Saturday July 15, 2017.

In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Melbourne Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the body. The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.

Bernie Vince, Melbourne, has been charged with bumping or making forceful contact from front-on against Richard Douglas, Adelaide Crows, during the second quarter of the Round 17 match between Melbourne and the Adelaide Crows, played at TIO Stadium on Saturday July 15, 2017.

In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Adelaide Crows Football Club, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.

Dustin Martin, Richmond, has been charged with engaging in rough conduct against Lewis Taylor, Brisbane Lions, during the first quarter of the Round 17 match between Richmond and the Brisbane Lions, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday July 16, 2017.   In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Brisbane Lions Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the body. The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.

Nick Robertson, Brisbane Lions, has been charged with headbutting Trent Cotchin, Richmond, during the third quarter of the Round 17 match between the Brisbane Lions and Richmond, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday July 16, 2017.

In summary, he can accept a one-match sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Richmond Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was classified as a two-match sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a one-match sanction.

Nick Robertson, Brisbane Lions, has been charged with kneeing Dustin Martin Richmond, during the third quarter of the Round 17 match between the Brisbane Lions and Richmond, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday July 16, 2017.

In summary, for a second classifiable offence, he can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Richmond Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the body. The incident was a second classifiable offence and classified as a $2500 sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1500 sanction.

Dustin Martin, Richmond, has been charged with making unreasonable and unnecessary contact with an open hand to the face of Nick Robertson, Brisbane Lions, during the third quarter of the Round 17 match between Richmond and the Brisbane Lions, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday July 16, 2017.

In summary, for a second classifiable offence, he can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Brisbane Lions Football Club, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was a second classifiable offence and classified as a $2500 sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1500 sanction.

Other incidents assessed Contact between the Brisbane Lions’ Nick Robertson and Richmond’s Trent Cotchinfrom the third quarter of Sunday’s match was assessed. It was the view of the panel that the force used in the contact was below that required to constitute a report. No further action was taken.

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