MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 02: Jesse Hogan of the Demons is tackled by Kade Simpson of the Blues during the round two AFL match between the Melbourne Demons and the Carlton Blues at Melbourne Cricket Ground on April 2, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Melbourne star Jesse Hogan has been suspended for two games for striking Carlton defender Sam Rowe, meaning he will games against Geelong and Fremantle.

He risks a three game ban if he appeals and is unsuccessful.

Melbourne will also be without new recruit Jordan Lewis, after he received a three game ban from the Match Review Panel for his hit on Patrick Cripps, with his bad record impacting his sanction.

Lewis’ hit was graded as intentional conduct with medium impact to the head.

He risks a four-week ban if he appeals the suspension.

North Melbourne’s Scott Thompson has also copped a ban, receiving a one-week suspension, with an early plea, for elbowing Patrick Dangerfield, with the incident assessed as intentional and low impact to the head.

Meanwhile, Roos teammate Braydon Preuss has copped a $1,000 fine for kneeing Jackson Thurlow in the back.

The incident was assessed as careless conduct with medium impact to the body.

Sydney midfielder Zak Jones has received a $1,000 fine for a late bump on Travis Cloke.

Jones’ hit was also graded as careless conduct with medium impact to the body, following an assessment of the medical report from the Western Bulldogs.

Hawthorn’s Ben Stratton has also received a $1,000 sanction for striking Eddie Betts.