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Eagles star faces ban

Sportal May 28, 2012, 5:58 pm
Luke Shuey

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West Coast midfielder Luke Shuey is facing a one-week suspension after he was cited by the AFL's match review panel for striking Fremantle's Paul Duffield.

Shuey allegedly punched Duffield in the stomach behind play during the Eagles' eight-goal thumping of their local rivals on Sunday.

The incident was assessed as intentional, low impact and body contact, adding up to a level three offence.

He can accept a one-week sanction with a guilty plea, or risk a two-week ban if he decides to take his case to the tribunal.

Shuey's sanction was the most severe from Round 9 with Essendon star David Zaharakis escaping with a reprimand for his hit on Greater Western Sydney's Tomas Bugg.

Jake Carlisle and Jeremey Cameron can accept $900 fines for wrestling each other, while Taylor Adams and Alwyn Davey can also accept $900 fines for wrestling.

Emerging North Melbourne defender Luke Delaney was charged with instigating and participating in a melee against the Brisbane Lions and was offered fines totalling $3,000.

Five of his Kangaroos team-mates and five Lions were charged with being involved in the same scrap.

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  1. Zorb09:03pm Monday 28th May 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    yes, its amazing isnt it, lee mathews gets every media job every break in the world like he was some kind of good guy? he broke bruns jaw knocked out an essendon player, if he where doing that today, no way would he become a media personality.

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  2. Zorb09:01pm Monday 28th May 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    one of the richmond girls made contact with i think it was strattons head during their little period of psychosis, umpires where letting them get away with everything so guess he figured whynot. please explain afl why the tigers are free to do as like all of a sudden.

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  3. Anthony08:41pm Monday 28th May 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    I hope the west coast do a number on the brisbane lions as the eagles are a great team while the lions are a joke..... Anyway just by telling us every second of the day how good jonathan brown is - doesnt make it true....its the same with the dockers champion pavlich ... Both are overated overpaid and under performers..... Week in and week out......i am sorry but you have to hear it...... I am not on the afl list of stooges - and while i am on it.... Leigh matthews - player of the century? Maybe thug of the century......

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  4. Anthony08:32pm Monday 28th May 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    The eagles to thrash brisbane? Now i would love to see that!!! the eagles are the team to beat so far this season.... The bombers are looking good so far as well... But its still early......good luck to both of them............ And i hope the lions keep losing - every week - i get angry just seeing them - i dont know why but i do...i hope voss thinks of another player he can buy and trade two of his best players for him....

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  5. shelley davis08:06pm Monday 28th May 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Karn Eagles!

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  6. Doug06:53pm Monday 28th May 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Shuey would be a big loss - but just take the one game ban, should still beat Brisbane! Then the following week is a bye so he will be nice and rested to start an assault on the second half of the season :)! C'mon Eagles!!

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