Collingwood recruit Lachie Schultz has been charged with attempting to trip Swans player Justin McInerney during Friday night's game at the MCG.

The incident in question occurred during the fourth term of the Round 1 match, with the AFL's Match Review Officer citing Schultz in their sole charge from the evening.

The charge of attempting to trip a player comes with a fixed financial sanction, with a $1875 fine handed down to Schultz for the act.

Schultz can decide to accept the charge with an early plea and reduce the sanction to $1250, or can challenge the charge in the hope of having it dismissed.

No other player was charged by the MRO from Friday's game, while no charges were handed down from the opening game of Round 1 between Carlton and Richmond.

With Schultz not suspended, the Magpies' small forward will be available for selection next week when Collingwood face St Kilda on Thursday night.

Schultz made his club debut in the black and white against GWS in Opening Round and couldn't capitalise on three chances in front of goal. The former Docker converted two attempts on goal against Sydney to bring up his first major for his new club.

The 26-year-old played 90 games for Fremantle before seeking a trade to Collingwood at the end of last year, amassing 101 goals at the Dockers.