Match Review: Prespakis banned for dangerous tackle

The AFL wishes to advise the Match Review of Round Four of the NAB AFL Women’s Competition has been completed. Four charges were laid.

Charges Laid:
Madison Prespakis, Carlton, has been charged with Rough Conduct (Dangerous Tackle) against Sarah Hosking, Richmond, during the second quarter of the Round Four match between Carlton and Richmond, played at Ikon Park on Saturday February 20.

In summary she can accept a one match sanction with an early plea.

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00:25 Feb 20. 2021. 3:56 PM

Blues star Madison Prespakis lays a ferocious tackle on Richmond's Sarah Hosking

Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Careless Conduct, Medium Impact and High Contact. The incident was classified as a one-match sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a one match sanction with an early plea. 

Hannah Dunn, Gold Coast SUNS, has been charged with making Careless Contact with an Umpire (Louis Jago), during the fourth quarter of the Round Four match between Fremantle and Gold Coast SUNS, played at Fremantle Oval on Saturday February 20.

In summary, she can accept a reprimand with an early plea.

Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as making Careless Contact with an Umpire. The incident was classified as a $400 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a reprimand with an early plea.

Daria Bannister, North Melbourne, has been charged with Engaging in Rough Conduct against Jordyn Allen, Collingwood, during the third quarter of the Round Four match between North Melbourne and Collingwood, played at Marvel Stadium on Saturday February 20.

In summary, she can accept a reprimand with an early plea.

Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Careless Conduct, Low Impact and High Contact. The incident was classified as a $400 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a reprimand with an early plea.

Bonnie Toogood, Western Bulldogs, has been charged with Rough Conduct (Dangerous Tackle) against Lily Mithen, Melbourne, during the third quarter of the Round Four match between the Western Bulldogs and Melbourne, played at Whitten Oval on Sunday February 21.

In summary, she can accept a reprimand with an early plea.

Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Careless Conduct, Low Impact and High Contact. The incident was classified as a $400 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a reprimand with an early plea.

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