Tribunal – Match Review Panel findings from Round 12, 2010

Better late then never. The tribunal decisions are in for Round 12 of 2010 which was the Queens Birthday weekend. There were only a few and all penalties were accepted so no tribunal cases this week:

Sanctions Accepted:

Bradd Dalziell, West Coast, has accepted a reprimand and 60 points towards his future record for tripping Daniel Connors, Richmond, during the first quarter of the Round 12 match between West Coast and Richmond, played at the MCG on Sunday June 13, 2010.

Leigh Montagna, St Kilda, has accepted a reprimand and 93.75 points towards his future record for tripping Garrick Ibbotson, Fremantle, during the first quarter of the Round 12 match between St Kilda and Fremantle, played at Subiaco on Sunday June 13, 2010.

Charges Laid:

Bradd Dalziell, West Coast, has been charged with a Level One tripping offence against Daniel Connors, Richmond, during the first quarter of the Round 12 match between West Coast and Richmond, played at the MCG on Sunday June 13, 2010.

In summary, he can accept a reprimand and 60 points towards his future record with an early plea.

The incident was assessed as reckless conduct (two points), low impact (one point) and body contact (one point). This is a total of four activation points, resulting in a classification of a Level One offence, drawing 80 demerit points and a reprimand. He has no existing good or bad record. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to 60 points towards his future record and a reprimand.

Leigh Montagna, St Kilda, has been charged with a Level One tripping offence against Garrick Ibbotson, Fremantle, during the first quarter of the Round 12 match between St Kilda and Fremantle, played at Subiaco on Sunday June 13, 2010.

In summary, he can accept a reprimand and 93.75 points towards his future record with an early plea.

The incident was assessed as reckless conduct (two points), low impact (one point) and body contact (one point). This is a total of four activation points, resulting in a classification of a Level One offence, drawing 80 demerit points and a reprimand. He has no existing good or bad record. He has 45 demerit points carried over from within the last 12 months, increasing the penalty to 125 points and a one-match sanction. An early plea reduces the sanction by 25 per cent to 93.75 points towards his future record and a reprimand.

Other incidents assessed:

The match day report laid against the Geelong Cats’ David Wojcinski for striking Essendon’s Alwyn Davey during the second quarter of Saturday’s match was assessed. The panel said the force used was below that required to constitute a reportable offence. No further action was taken.

The match day report laid against St Kilda’s Justin Koschitzke for striking Fremantle’s Ryan Crowley during the second quarter of Sunday’s match was assessed. The panel said the force used was below that required to constitute a reportable offence. No further action was taken.

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