2021/22 TIO NTFL MRP Finals Week 4

MRP

AFL Northern Territory (AFLNT) wishes to advise the Match Review Panel (MRP) has reviewed all matches played in Finals Week 4 of the 2021/22 TIO NTFL season, and the following charges have been laid:

Women’s Premier League

Dominique Carbone of Darwin Buffaloes Football Club has been charged with striking against #17 of Nightcliff Football Club in the second quarter of the TIO NTFL Women’s Premier League match between Darwin Buffaloes and Nightcliff at TIO Stadium on Saturday 19 March 2022.

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

In summary, Carbone can accept a three-match penalty with an early guilty plea.
 
Men’s Division 1
 
Matthew Gill of PINT Football Club has been charged with rough conduct against #5 of Banks Bulldogs Football Club in the third quarter of the TIO NTFL Men’s Division 1 match between PINT and Banks at TIO Stadium on Saturday 19 March 2022.

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 an two-match penalty.
 
In summary, Gill can accept a one-match penalty with an early guilty plea.
 
Billy Lovel of PINT Football Club has been charged with rough conduct against #3 of Banks Bulldogs Football Club in the fourth quarter of the TIO NTFL Men’s Division 1 match between PINT and Banks at TIO Stadium on Saturday 19 March 2022.

Based on the evidence available, it was the view of the MRP that the incident should be classified as intentional conduct, medium impact and body contact resulting in an four-match penalty.
 
Lovel was also charged with charging and based on the evidence available, it was the view of the MRP that the incident should be classified as intentional conduct, medium impact and body contact resulting in an four-match penalty.

In summary, Lovel can accept a seven-match penalty for the charges combined 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. 
 

***UPDATE: Gill and Lovel's cases will be heard Wednesday 23 March while Carbone's case has been deferred a week. 

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