TIO NTFL Match Review Panel: Round 9

AFL Northern Territory (AFLNT) wishes to advise the Match Review Panel has reviewed all matches played in Round 9 of the 2018/19 TIO NTFL season. 
 
The following charges have been laid in the senior divisions: 
 
Men’s Premier League 
 
Jarrod Stokes, of Darwin Buffaloes Football Club, has been charged with rough conduct against player number 22 of St Mary’s Football Club in the first quarter of the TIO NTFL Men’s Premier League match between Darwin Buffaloes and St Mary’s at TIO Stadium on Saturday 1 December 2018. 
 
Based on the video evidence available, it was the view of the panel that the incident should be classified as intentional conduct, low impact and body contact, resulting in a one-match penalty.  
 
In summary, Stokes can accept a reprimand as an early guilty plea. 
 
Men’s Division 1 

Allan McPherson, of Wanderers Football Club, has been charged with tripping player number 60 of Nightcliff Football Club in the first quarter of the TIO NTFL Men’s Division 1 match between Wanderers and Nightcliff at Gardens Oval 2 on Sunday 2 December 2018. 
 
Based on the umpire’s report, it was the view of the panel that the incident should be classified as intentional conduct, low impact and body contact, resulting in a one-match penalty.   
 
In summary, McPherson can accept a reprimand as an early guilty plea. 
 
Men’s Division 2 – held over from Round 8  
 
Damian Holland, of Tracy Village Football Club, has been charged with abusive, insulting or obscene language towards or in relation to an umpire in the third quarter of the TIO NTFL Men’s Division 2 match between Tracy Village and Southern Districts at Tracy Village Oval on Sunday 25 November 2018. 
 
Based on the umpire’s report, it was the view of the panel that the incident should result in a one-match penalty.   
 
In summary, Holland can accept a reprimand as an early guilty plea. 
 
All clubs have until 9pm ACST Tuesday to indicate whether the charged players accept the imposed sanctions or they wish to challenge at Tribunal. 

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