Giant Sam Reid accepts two-game AFL ban

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Greater Western Sydney veteran Sam Reid has accepted a two-game AFL ban for his bump that knocked out Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe.

Reid was charged with engaging in rough conduct against Fyfe during the Giants' 31-point loss to the Dockers in Perth.

The utility was offered a two-match suspension for the incident that was graded careless conduct, high impact and high contact.

"Sam maintains he never saw Nat and only braced for impact at the last second," GWS football manager Jason McCartney said, confirming his club will not take the matter to the tribunal.

"However, we understand that Nat did suffer a concussion as a result of the incident.

"Once the incident was classified as a bump rather than a brace, our advice was that there were limited options for us to challenge the suspension successfully.

"We understand the increased and necessary focus on any incidents that cause concussion or head-high contact."

The ban comes a week after Geelong superstar Patrick Dangerfield was given a three-game suspension for his high bump on Adelaide's Jake Kelly.