Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield has gone unpunished for his accidental high shot that knocked out Richmond’s Nick Vlastuin in Saturday’s AFL grand final.
Dangerfield collected the Tigers backman high with what appeared to be a stray elbow after he punched the ball clear at the Gabba, ending Vlastuin’s night before Richmond prevailed by 31 points.
It made for ugly scenes as Vlastuin lay motionless and was slowly taken from the field on a stretcher but, after assessing the incident on Sunday, match review officer Michael Christian deemed Dangerfield’s actions “were not unreasonable in the circumstances”.
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