The round 18 Match Review Panel results are in, with a huge name forced to postpone his 250th game celebrations after copping a one game ban.
It was a busy day for the MRP, with three players suspended and 10 others fined.
Geelong’s Steve Johnson has been handed a one game suspension for striking ex-teammate Allen Christensen during the Cats’ 56 point win over the Lions, meaning Stevie J’s 250th game celebrations will be put on hold for a week. If he challenges the ban, he risks a two week suspension.
Fremantle’s Zac Dawson was the only other player suspended, after he copped a two week ban for striking GWS full forward Jeremy Cameron. Dawson was also fined $1000 for engaging in a melee during the fourth quarter of the Dockers’ win over the Giants.
Geelong’s James Kelly has been fined $1000 for making careless contact with umpire Shaun Ryan.
Jack Steven from the Saints has been fined $1000 for making unreasonable or unnecessary contact to the face of Travis Boak from Port Adelaide. Teammate Jack Newnes was also fined $1000, for striking Port Adelaide’s Robbie Gray.
Toby Greene from GWS has been fined $1500 for for engaging in a melee during the clash between Fremantle and GWS yesterday afternoon. Jeremy Cameron and David Mundy were both fined $1000 for their part in the melee.