MATCH REVIEW PANEL RESULTS: ROUND 14

Southern Cross Tasmanian State League & Mercury Cup

Round 14

Tasmanian State League

1. Clarence and Launceston players were referred for engaging a melee

The Match Review Panel found that Launceston player Connor Smith instigated the melee by being the third player involved, and has been offered a low level reprimand. Launceston’s Ryan Tyrrell was also offered a low level reprimand for re-instigating the melee.

Both Connor Smith and Ryan Tyrrell have accepted low level reprimands

SANCTION: LOW LEVEL REPRIMANDS

Mercury Cup

2. Alex Gaul (Clarence) reported for striking Ethan Conway (Launceston)

The Match Review panel found that the strike was intentional, with low impact to the body of Conway. Gaul has been offered a base sanction of one match, reduced to a reprimand with an early guilty plea.

Gaul has accepted a reprimand.

SANCTION: REPRIMAND

3. Dylan Howlett (Clarence) reported for striking Joseph Bangura (Launceston)

The Match Review Panel found the strike was intentional, with low impact to the head of Bangura. Howlett has been offered a base sanction three matches, reduced to two matches with an early guilty plea. An additional match was added to the base sanction due to Howlett having a poor record.

Howlett has accepted a two match suspension.

SANCTION: TWO MATCHES