MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 25: David Zaharakis of the Bombers looks dejected during the 2016 AFL Round 05 ANZAC Day match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on April 25, 2016. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Round 15 MRP results

The MRP has laid eight charges after Round 15.

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Mark Jamar can accept a one game ban for striking Jeremy McGovern.

David Zaharakis can accept a one game ban for striking Jackson Nelson.

Kane Mitchell and Jack Riewoldt can accept $1000 fines for wrestling, while Jasper Pittard ($1500), Justin Westhoff ($1000) and Trent Cotchin ($1000) have also all been fined for their part in a melee during the match between Port Adelaide and Richmond on the weekend.

Carlton’s Dale Thomas can accept a $1500 sanction for engaging in rough conduct on Brisbane’s James Aish.

Meanwhile, Darcy Bryne-Jones was cleared for his contact on Brett Deledio, as was Tom Lynch for his contact on Tom Lee.

See the full MRP statement below:

Charges Laid:

David Zaharakis, Essendon, has been charged with striking Jackson Nelson, West Coast, during the second quarter of the Round 15 match between Essendon and West Coast, played at Domain Stadium on Thursday June 30, 2016.

In summary, he can accept a one-match sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the West Coast Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with medium impact to the body. The incident was classified as a two-match sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a one-match sanction.

As an advisory note to all media, the MRP assessed the impact as medium for this offence on the basis the player had to be assisted from the ground, was off the ground for some period of play and an adverse medical report. 

Mark Jamar, Essendon, has been charged with striking Jeremy McGovern, West Coast, during the third quarter of the Round 15 match between Essendon and West Coast, played at Domain Stadium on Thursday June 30, 2016.

In summary, he can accept a one-match sanction with an early plea. 

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the West Coast Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was classified as a two-match sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a one-match sanction.

Kane Mitchell, Port Adelaide, has been charged with wrestling Trent Cotchin, Richmond, at the end of the first quarter of the Round 15 match between Port Adelaide and Richmond, played at Adelaide Oval on Friday July 1, 2016.

In summary, his $1500 sanction can be reduced to a $1000 sanction with an early guilty plea.

A first offence for wrestling was classified as a $1500 sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.

Jack Riewoldt, Richmond, has been charged with wrestling Kane Mitchell, Port Adelaide, at the end of the first quarter of the Round 15 match between Richmond and Port Adelaide, played at Adelaide Oval on Friday July 1, 2016.

In summary, his $1500 sanction can be reduced to a $1000 sanction with an early guilty plea. 

A first offence for wrestling was classified as a $1500 sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction. 

Jasper Pittard, Port Adelaide, has been charged with a second offence of being involved in a melee during the second quarter of the Round 15 match between Port 
Adelaide and Richmond, played at the Adelaide Oval on Friday July 1, 2016.

In summary, he can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.

A second offence for being involved in a melee is a $2500 sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1500 sanction. 

Justin Westhoff, Port Adelaide, has been charged with a first offence of being involved in a melee during the second quarter of the Round 15 match between Port 
Adelaide and Richmond, played at the Adelaide Oval on Friday July 1, 2016.

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

A first offence for being involved in a melee is a $1500 sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.

Trent Cotchin, Richmond, has been charged with a first offence of being involved in a melee during the second quarter of the Round 15 match between Richmond and Port Adelaide, played at Adelaide Oval on Friday July 1, 2016. 

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

A first offence for being involved in a melee is a $1500 sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction. 

Dale Thomas, Carlton, has been charged with engaging in rough conduct against James Aish, Collingwood, during the fourth quarter of the Round 15 match between Carlton and Collingwood, played at the MCG on Saturday July 2, 2016. 

In summary, he can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Collingwood Football Club, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was the second classifiable incident for the player and was therefore classified as a $2500 sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1500 sanction.

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7 COMMENTS

  1. If only every player was assessed as being pat dangerfield or joel selwood. Jamar had to get a week, zaharakis should have been given a fine at worse. His incident is no worse than dangerfields or selwoods.

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