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MRP: No action taken on Oscar McInerney's report

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The match day report laid against the Brisbane Lions’ Oscar McInerney for striking Carlton’s Matthew Kennedy was assessed.

After viewing all available footage and speaking to the umpire who laid the report, it was the view of the Match Review Officer that the contact was a pushing motion, with insufficient force to constitute a reportable offence.

No further action was taken.

Rhys Mathieson has been charged with making careless contact with umpire Matt Nicholls during the second quarter of the Round 16 match between the Brisbane Lions and Carlton, played at the Gabba on Saturday July 7, 2018.

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

Making careless contact with an umpire is a fixed financial sanction of $1500. The player can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

Dayne Zorko has been charged with unreasonable or unnecessary contact to the eyes of Marc Murphy, Carlton, during the second quarter of the Round 16 match between the Brisbane Lions and Carlton, played at the Gabba on Saturday July 7, 2018.

In summary, he can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available evidence and a medical report from the Carlton Football Club, the incident was classified as careless conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was assessed as a $3000 sanction. The player can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.

 

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