Brisbane veteran Dayne Zorko has copped a one-match ban after showing to make contact with a gamers’ eye within the aftermath of a harmful sort out.
The incident occurred within the first quarter of the Lions’ loss to Adelaide on Sunday, when Zorko wrapped up Crows teenager Luke Pedlar within the Crows’ ahead line.
After catching Pedlar excessive, Zorko appeared to rub his proper hand within the area of Pedlar’s eye, with the incident catching the eye of the match evaluate officer.
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The MRO assessed the incident as intentional conduct with low impression and excessive contact, giving Zorko a one-match suspension in consequence.
Zorko was not the one star to be given a ban within the wake of Sunday’s thriller, with Crows midfielder Rory Laird handed a one match-ban for a sort out on Lachie Neale.
Laird’s sort out was assessed as careless conduct with medium impression and excessive contact after he appeared to sling Neale’s head into the turf.
If the 2 gamers select to not contest the bans on the tribunal on Tuesday, Zorko will miss Brisbane’s conflict in opposition to Hawthorn in spherical 13, with the Lions having a bye in spherical 12, whereas Laird will miss the spherical 12 conflict in opposition to the Suns.
Richmond star Dustin Martin was the opposite participant to be charged by the MRO, with the Tigers star copping a $3000 positive for placing Port Adelaide’s Dan Houston.
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