Collingwood younger gun Nick Daicos ought to stay eligible for the AFL Brownlow Medal, regardless of going through scrutiny for his intestine punch on Carlton opponent Blake Acres.
Daicos, who leads the AFL coaches’ affiliation voting in his second season, clashed with Acres throughout Sunday’s win over the Blues on the MCG.
However at worst the incident needs to be judged low influence and physique contact, that means Daicos would face not more than a nice and stay eligible for the Brownlow.
Adelaide star Izak Rankine was on Sunday cleared of his match-day report, whereas Sydney ahead Will Hayward can even face no cost for his high-contact incident.
Rankine was booked for his excessive hit on Bulldog Taylor Duryea on Saturday in Ballarat.
However the match overview panel dominated the 2 gamers had been going for the ball and the contact was cheap.
Likewise, Hayward confronted scrutiny for his excessive contact with North Melbourne newcomer George Wardlaw at Marvel Stadium.
The decision concluded the 2 gamers jumped from reverse instructions to contest the ball and Hayward’s actions weren’t unreasonable.
On Sunday, Hawthorn defender Sam Frost was charged with hanging West Coast’s Connor West.
Brisbane pair Will Ashcroft and Brandon Starcevich, and Gold Coast opponent Nick Holman, had been fined below melee involvement/wrestling after Saturday evening’s match.
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