AFL Northern Territory (AFLNT) is exited to announce that for the 2017/18 TIO NTFL season a new standalone event will be held to present the best and fairest competition awards for all grades Under 18 and below.
Finals games scheduled for TIO Stadium and TIO Oval Two on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 February will go ahead as planned. However, Round 19 TIO NTFL games and finals scheduled for Gardens Oval on Sunday 25 February will be moved to Asbuild Oval in Palmerston.
Desiree Gordon found not guilty of kicking, Alan Graham found guilty of charging, Adrian McAdam found not guilty of abusive language towards or in relation to an umpire at Tribunal tonight and Matthew Arundell found not guilty of striking.
AFL Northern Territory (AFLNT) is aware of an incident that took place between the coach of Southern Districts Football Club (SDFC) Men’s Premier League side, Shannon Rusca, and members of the independent Tribunal and AFLNT staff.
Keegan Dingo of Southern Districts Football Club contested the charge of rough conduct and was found guilty, while Cannis Tipuamantirmirri, of Tiwi Bombers Football Club was found guilty of behaving in an abusive manner towards an Umpire.
AFL Northern Territory (AFLNT) wishes to advise that vision from the Round 16 TIO NTFL Men’s Premier League match between Tiwi Bombers Football Club and Southern Districts Football Club, at Tiwi Islands is not available.
Today, the Tribunal came back and have found Pierce Liddle guilty of rough conduct, and upheld the incident as intentional conduct, medium impact and high contact. A decision on the penalty will be handed down next Wednesday.
The Tribunal asked for time to consider the rough conduct charge laid against Pierce Liddle in Round 12, but upheld the Round 15 striking charge against Dion Munkara. The Round 15 rough conduct charge against Nathaniel Paredes was dismissed.
In the Men's Premier League; Pierce Liddle, of Southern Districts, will have his case from Round 12 heard next week due to unavailability of legal representation, while Brock Orval of Waratah was found not guilty of striking.
The Tribunal issued Mitchell Taylor with a three-match suspension for the Round 12 charge of forceful front on contact, while Jerome Motlop was issued a reprimand for misconduct and Michael Coombes received a total three-match suspension for their Round 13 charges.