GWS and Fremantle are weighing up whether or no longer to jog to the AFL Appeals Board in bids to definite key avid gamers from suspension prior to video games that would possibly maybe make or damage their respective finals prospects.
On a busy Tuesday night at the tribunal, Giants notable person Toby Greene and Dockers midfielder Andrew Brayshaw had been each and each handed one-match bans, while Essendon’s Mason Redman had a suspension for rough habits downgraded to a monetary sanction.
Greene modified into as soon as within the foundation equipped a two-match suspension by match review officer Michael Christian for his elbow to Patrick Dangerfield’s throat in an apparent fend-off gone injurious.
Greene modified into as soon as booked for placing the Geelong champion, with the incident assessed as careless habits, high impression and high contact.
He successfully had the impression stage downgraded to medium but modified into as soon as unable to convince the jury his action modified into as soon as “instinctive, pure and cheap”.
If the suspension stands, Greene will miss the Giants’ meeting with Richmond on Friday night.
Eighth-positioned GWS are correct two factors definite of a chasing pack of 4 golf equipment – Essendon, Richmond, St Kilda and Fremantle – with two dwelling-and-away rounds left to play.
“We predict about we presented a valid case,” GWS overall supervisor of soccer Jason McCartney said.
“Pleasingly, it modified into as soon as acknowledged that the impression modified into as soon as only medium, but we are restful disappointed within the final assessment tonight.
“We maintain the avenue to appeal, so we’re going to protect in mind facets of the judgement.”
Brayshaw modified into as soon as charged with deliberately making “unnecessary or unreasonable contact” to the impress area of Brisbane’s Jarrod Berry.
The tribunal rejected the 21-365 days-old’s proof that his contact to Berry’s face in a address modified into as soon as careless in space of intentional.
Brayshaw now faces the prospect of lacking the Dockers’ derby conflict with West Soar at Optus Stadium on Sunday.
“We’re disappointed with the discontinuance results of tonight’s tribunal hearing,” Fremantle government overall supervisor of soccer Peter Bell said.
“There are mechanisms wherein we are able to appeal, so in a single day we are going to engage some advice on that and make a resolution on it by tomorrow.”
Fremantle are 12th and desire to acquire each and each their excellent two video games to maintain any likelihood of making the finals.
GWS and Fremantle will make choices on their prospective appeals on Wednesday morning.