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Ridiculous.  No contact with the head.  Little fella bounced of big fella.

should we appeal?

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Did Brisbanes doctors record an injury to the head? I couldn't see head contact from the footage.

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Not a good start to his time at the MFC, will need a good game in round 2!

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Has been offered... He's not suspended 

Please refrain from sensational inaccurate headlines ffs

Memo to MFc...tell them to go ..... themselves !!

Was he moving.  Did he leave the ground ?

No

Just braced himself . Ffs

What a joke

Line in sand time already .

Got any balls Melbourne ???

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1 minute ago, beelzebub said:

Has been offered... He's not suspended 

Please refrain from sensational inaccurate headlines ffs

Memo to MFc...tell them to go ..... themselves !!

Was he moving.  Did he leave the ground ?

No

Just braced himself . Ffs

What a joke

Line in sand time already .

Got any balls Melbourne ???

Agree 101 %

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13 minutes ago, Demonland said:

Will miss Round 1. 

 

What !

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Posted (edited)
7 minutes ago, beelzebub said:

Has been offered... He's not suspended 

Please refrain from sensational inaccurate headlines ffs

Memo to MFc...tell them to go ..... themselves !!

Was he moving.  Did he leave the ground ?

No

Just braced himself . Ffs

What a joke

Line in sand time already .

Got any balls Melbourne ???

Yes... time to fight for whats right.

 

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Club has to challenge this.

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If Mummy can get off for his roundhouse to the head then May should get off for bracing himself for contact. Berry should be charged for trying to charge May 🙄

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Is it that different to the Viney one we successfully challenged a couple of years ago?

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I'm extremely disappointed in the poor discipline shown by May (which is not unusual for him).  Regardless of whether the decision is right or wrong, he should never have put himself in that position.  It wasn't a show of strength, but rather a show of stupidity, which is likely to cost the team.  Grrr.

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As usual the tribunal have their gestapo hats on early in the season. What a ridiculous penalty.

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Just now, sisso said:

Is it that different to the Viney one we successfully challenged a couple of years ago?

Even think of Burton on Higgins last year.

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1 minute ago, Megatron said:

If Mummy can get off for his roundhouse to the head then May should get off for bracing himself for contact. Berry should be charged for trying to charge May 🙄

This.  I'd question whether he even got him in the head.  Maybe grazed his chin with the bump.

They probably won't challenge it, but I'd like to see them have a dip at it.  As you say, if Mumford can get off for his roundhouse then May should be right with this.

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I said this in the other thread, but if May does miss, it's not a bad time to do it with Charlie Dixon not playing.  Frost and O Mac can hold down the fort for a week.

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1 minute ago, Deeoldfart said:

I'm extremely disappointed in the poor discipline shown by May (which is not unusual for him).  Regardless of whether the decision is right or wrong, he should never have put himself in that position.  It wasn't a show of strength, but rather a show of stupidity, which is likely to cost the team.  Grrr.

What do u expect him to do? Jump out of the way? Goodwin would’ve given him more than one week for doing that. 

You are allowed to block/body check a player from running through to receive the handball. There was no force for what May did. All he did was brace himself. 

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22 minutes ago, buck_nekkid said:

Ridiculous.  No contact with the head.  Little fella bounced of big fella.

should we appeal?

May’s shoulder clipped Berry’s chin.

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1 minute ago, daisycutter said:

time to lawyer up.......but not richter, please

I agree, he’s off the scale. 

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Just now, david_neitz_is_my_dad said:

yea challenge that bs

Can you put the gif of the hit in here?  I'm still not convinced it did anything more than possibly graze his chin.  Got him right down the middle, but that's legal.

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Ridiculous act by May.. one week penalty is appropriate 

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Judged to be careless conduct and medium impact to the head.

https://www.afl.com.au/news/2019-03-11/bans-for-key-demon-and-docker-fines-for-six-others

But "Berry walked off the ground unassisted and was not concussedSo how is it 'medium impact'?  Must appeal on that alone!!

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