Adelaide captain Taylor Walker can accept a fine for striking Melbourne midfielder Jordan Lewis.
The incident occurred following an altercation between the pair in the first quarter at TIO Stadium on Saturday night. Walker was penalised with a free kick against at the time.
Based on the available evidence, the contact was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the body. The incident was classified as a $1,500 sanction.
Walker has no applicable record which impacts the penalty, enabling him to accept a $1,000 fine with an early plea.
The striking charge is the forward’s first Classifiable Offence this season.
Last week, Walker was fined $1,000 for misconduct after applying a shepherd that resulted in Western Bulldogs defender Jason Johannisen making contact with a goalpost.
Misconduct isn’t considered a ‘Classifiable Offence’ and doesn’t count towards loading.
A one-match suspension results only if a player is found guilty of three (or more) Classifiable Offences in the same season.
Demons onballer Bernie Vince was found guilty of two separates charges.
Vince can accept a two-game ban for striking Eddie Betts.
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was classified as a two-match sanction.
Vince has two matches of suspension within the last two years, which qualifies as a bad record, increasing the penalty to a three-match sanction. An early plea enables him to accept a two-match sanction.
The former Crow was also fined $1,000 for bumping or making forceful contact from front-on against Richard Douglas.
Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was classified as a $1,500 sanction.
An early plea enables Vince to accept a $1,000 sanction.
Source: Adelaide Crows website