MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 26: Jake Carlisle of the Saints checks on Jack Riewoldt of the Tigers after a collision during the 2018 AFL round 10 match between the Richmond Tigers and the St Kilda Saints at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on May 26, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media/Getty Images)

St Kilda’s Jake Carlisle will miss the next two matches after the Saints failed to successfully appeal his suspension at the Tribunal.

Carlisle knocked out Richmond forward Jack Riewoldt with a late hit during a marking contest early in their clash on Saturday afternoon, and saw the incident assessed as careless conduct with high impact to the head.

Riewoldt was subsequently ruled out for the remainder of the fixture.

The Saints were unable to overturn the suspension, which will now see Carlisle miss matches against West Coast and Sydney.

St Kilda will also be fined an additional $10,000 for fighting the charge and losing.

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