The AFL’s Match Review Officer Michael Christian has decided on a penalty for Geelong’s Patrick Dangerfield after the 2016 Brownlow Medallist appeared to strike Matt de Boer off the ball at GMHBA Stadium on Saturday.
Dangerfield has been offered a $2000 financial penalty only, leaving him free to play in this week’s Easter Monday clash versus Hawthorn at the MCG, and still eligible for the Brownlow Medal.
The incident comes just a week after Dustin Martin was fined for striking De Boer in a match which also saw him suspended a week for striking Adam Kennedy.
Geelong won their third consecutive match by beating Brisbane by 27 points at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday night – but coach Chris Scott’s injury list grew by two key on-ballers before quarter time when both Quinton Narkle and Mitch Duncan suffered respective hamstring injuries. Both players were scheduled to have scans done on […]