Richmond ahead Tom Lynch has been despatched straight to the AFL Tribunal for the bump that concussed Western Bulldogs defender Alex Keath on Saturday evening.
Lynch is going through a minimal three-match suspension after electing to bump as an alternative of going for the mark within the first quarter of the five-point loss.
Keath was working with the flight of the ball and did not have an opportunity to guard himself as Lynch made contact.
He was dominated out for the remainder of the sport with concussion.
The incident was assessed as careless conduct, extreme impression and excessive contact.
However any ban will not impact Lynch’s availability, given he’s already set to overlook an prolonged interval resulting from a damaged foot.
However, Richmond coach Damien Hardwick is bound to be miffed that Lynch will obtain a suspension.
Following the loss to the Bulldogs, Hardwick expressed displeasure that Lynch’s collision with Keath was even being talked about with reference to a attainable suspension.
“What for? For being powerful within the contest?” Hardwick mentioned.
Adelaide’s Jake Soligo has been slapped with a $2500 fantastic for making contact with a aim umpire whereas celebrating his soccered aim.
He can escape with a $1500 fantastic with an early plea.
Port Adelaide ruckman Scott Lycett can settle for a $2000 fantastic with an early plea for his tough conduct cost on Sydney’s Lance Franklin.
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