PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 25: Jeremy McGovern of the Eagles marks the ball during the round one AFL match between the West Coast Eagles and the Sydney Swans at Optus Stadium on March 25, 2018 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Eagles star Jeremy McGovern has had his one-match suspension upheld for pushing Essendon’s Matt Guelfi into the fence in last Thursday’s match.

McGovern was unsuccessful in having the ban overturned at the AFL Tribunal on Tuesday night.

He will miss Saturday’s clash with West Coast at the MCG.