2021/22 TIO NTFL MRP Round 1

2021/22 MRP Rd1

AFL Northern Territory (AFLNT) wishes to advise the Match Review Panel (MRP) has reviewed all matches played in Round 1 of the 2021/22 TIO NTFL season, and the following charges have been laid:

Men’s Premier League

Michael Mummery of Nightcliff Football Club has been charged with rough conduct against #3 of St Mary’s Football Club in the second quarter of the NTFL Men’s Premier League match between Nightcliff and St Mary’s at TIO Stadium on Saturday 2 October 2021.

Based on the evidence available, it was the view of the MRP that the incident should be classified as intentional conduct, low impact and high contact, resulting in a two-match penalty.

In summary, Mummery can accept a one-match penalty with an early guilty plea.

Wade Derksen of Nightcliff has been charged with rough conduct against #11 of St Mary’s Football Club in the third quarter of the NTFL Men’s Premier League match between Nightcliff and St Mary’s at TIO Stadium on Saturday 2 October 2021.

Based on the evidence available, it was the view of the MRP that the incident should be classified as careless conduct, low impact and high contact, resulting in a one-match penalty.

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

John Butcher of Nightcliff has been charged with striking #30 of St Mary’s in the fourth quarter of the TIO NTFL Men’s Premier League match between Nightcliff and St Mary’s at TIO Stadium on Saturday 2 October 2021.

Based on the evidence available, it was the view of the MRP that the incident should be classified as intentional conduct, low impact and body contact, resulting in a one-match penalty.

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

Trent Melville of Nightcliff has been charged with rough conduct against #20 in the fourth quarter of the TIO NTFL Men’s Premier League match between Nightcliff and St Mary’s at TIO Stadium on Saturday 2 October 2021.

Based on the evidence available, it was the view of the MRP that the incident should be classified as careless conduct, low impact and high contact, resulting in a one-match penalty.

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

The club/players via the club's tribunal advocate have until 9:00pm tonight (Tuesday) to accept the early plea or lodge an appeal to have the matter heard by an independent Tribunal.

AFLNT will only issue a further update if the club/player chooses to challenge at Tribunal. 

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