During his side's resounding win over Fremantle on Saturday afternoon, Whitfield tackled Dockers defender Jordan Clark in a slinging motion at GIANTS Stadium, with the incident generating plenty of reaction.
The tackle, punished with a free kick against, was dubbed a dangerous tackle by the adjudicating umpire, as Whitfield was remonstrated by Clark's teammates.
is Lachie Whitfield in trouble for this tackle? 🤔
— Fox Footy (@FOXFOOTY) June 17, 2023
Jarrod Berry has been reported for rough conduct.....
— Fox Footy (@FOXFOOTY) June 16, 2023
That act, compared to Swan Sam Wicks' on Friday night which resulted in a two-game suspension, would be more likely to net a one-game ban if it is cited.
"Wanganeen-Milera is in trouble as well for his hit late in the game...similar to Wicks but not as much as force. I think he'll get a week."
- Tom Morris#CrunchTime
— SEN 1116 (@1116sen) June 18, 2023
Decisions on potential suspensions for Whitfield and Wanganeen-Milera are set to come on Sunday evening.