Please find below outcome from last night’s VFL Tribunal.
Lindsay Thomas – Werribee Tigers
AFL Victoria’s Match Review Panel charged player Thomas for engaging in rough conduct against Casey Demons player Corey Maynard during the second quarter of the VFL Round 4 match, Werribee Tigers vs Casey Demons on Sunday 7th May, 2017 at Hoppers Crossing.
Based on the available video and medical report, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with severe impactand high contact. The incident has been referred directly to AFL Victoria’s Tribunal on Tuesday evening, 9th May at AFL Victoria Head Office, commencing at 6.00PM.
Outcome – Player Thomas was given a three match sanction by AFL Victoria’s Tribunal after pleading guilty to rough conduct against Casey Demons player Corey Maynard, which effectively means he’ll miss five weeks due to the VFL State Game where the VFL has a bye on the weekend commencing Saturday 27th May, as well as Werribee/North Melbourne having a bye in AFL Round 10/VFL Round 8. Player Thomas’ suspension must be served in the VFL, therefore making him ineligible for AFL selection until Round 13 and ineligible until Round 9 in the VFL.