HOBART, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07: Ben Cunnington of the Kangaroos celebrates a goal kicked by Cameron Zurhaar of the Kangaroos during the 2019 AFL round 16 match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the St Kilda at Blundstone Arena ground on July 07, 2019 in Hobart, Australia. (Photo by Dylan Burns/AFL Photos via Getty Images)

North Melbourne star Ben Cunnington has received his fifth separate fine of the season, this time for striking St Kilda’s Jade Gresham during their clash in Tasmania on Sunday.

Cunnington can accept a whopping $5000 sanction for the incident, which takes his season total to $15,500 in fines.

Nine players in total were fined over the weekend, with players avoiding suspension.

Fremantle’s Nat Fyfe ($2000), West Coast’s Liam Duggan ($2000), Port Adelaide’s Dougal Howard ($2000), Adelaide’s Brodie Smith ($2000), Hawthorn’s Dan Howe ($2000), Essendon’s Shaun McKernan ($2000), Port Adelaide’s Hamish Hartlett ($1500) and Fremantle’s Luke Ryan ($1000) all copped fines.