The SFNL advises that the Match Review Panel (MRP) and Independent Tribunal have completed their review of the weekend’s football -
Christopher McGowan (#16 Cheltenham) was reported by the officiating field Umpire for striking Matt Jolley (#70 Sandown) during the 2nd quarter of the Thirds Semi Final Match between Cheltenham and Sandown at Jack Barker Oval on Saturday 31 August 2019. McGowan was offered a four (4) match suspension which was accepted.
Jessica Wilkins (#3 Hallam) was reported by the officiating field Umpire for using abusive, insulting, threatening or obscene language in the Division 2 Women’s Grand Final Match between Lyndale and Hallam at Meade Reserve on Saturday 31 August 2019. Wilkins was offered a two (2) match suspension which was accepted.
Thomas Wilson (#54 East Malvern) was cited by the MRP for bumping or making forceful contact to Cameron Blitsas (#25 Cheltenham) from front-on when that Player has their head down over the football during the 4th quarter of the Division 1 Senior Qualifying Match between East Malvern and Cheltenham at Ben Kavanagh Reserve on Saturday 31 August 2019. Wilson was offered a Reprimand which was accepted.
Jarrod Hardy (#37 Hampton Park) was investigated by the League for striking with Randall Mitchell (#45 Black Rock) during the 2nd quarter of the Division 3 Reserves Match between Black Rock v Hampton Park at McDonald Reserve on Saturday 17 August 2019. The charge was heard at the Independent Tribunal on the evening of Tuesday 3 September 2019. Hardy pleaded guilty and received a two (2) match suspension.