Celebrity ahead Tom Lynch will head to the AFL Tribunal the place he faces not less than a three-week ban for his bump that concussed Western Bulldog defender Alex Keath.
Richmond’s Lynch crunched Keath within the Tigers’ five-point loss, his bump dominated careless conduct, excessive contact and extreme impression, triggering the tribunal listening to and a minimal three-game ban.
He is anticipated to argue he was attacking the ball in a marking contest and had his eyes on the ball.
Any suspension will not impression Lynch, given he broke his foot within the loss and would require surgical procedure earlier than he returns to the park.
No timeline has been set on his return however he is a two-month minimal restoration time.
Tigers coach Damien Hardwick argued post-game Lynch shouldn’t have any case to reply as he had been trying to mark the ball, bristling when instructed commentators had taken challenge with the collision.
Former Hawthorn champion Jason Dunstall, who was calling the match, doubled down in his evaluation Lynch was in hassle on Monday evening.
“You may solely be clumsy so typically, and so intentionally clumsy so typically,” the Fox Footy commentator mentioned.
“He’ll be in hassle … as a result of he would not contest the ball.
“(Hardwick) is getting just a little bit cranky as a result of issues aren’t going in accordance with plan, however what I do love about him is he at all times goes into bat for his gamers.”
Carlton’s Harry McKay may also head to the tribunal to struggle a one-match ban he was given for placing North Melbourne starlet Harry Sheezel.
His hit was judged as careless, medium impression and excessive contact, nevertheless it’s been urged the Blues would possibly problem the impression grading.
Match overview findings from Easter Monday’s conflict between Geelong and Hawthorn might function quite a lot of costs, together with in opposition to Hawks ruck Lloyd Meek.
Meek kneed Geelong’s Mark Blicavs at a first-quarter ruck contest, with Cats coach Chris Scott saying post-game the “harmful” motion must be taken out of the sport.
Former Melbourne champion Garry Lyon agreed and mentioned Meek must be cited, including he “hated” the kneeing movement.
Blicavs was taken from the sector after hurting his ribs however returned to the sport.
“You may’t simply be stationary on the bottom and chuck your knee up, there’s all types of organs there which can be harmful,” Lyon instructed Fox Footy.
“If this can be a pure footy motion we’re in all types of hassle.”
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