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VFL Grand Final squad

The VFL Tigers have named the extended squad that will contest Sunday’s VFL Grand Final against Port Melbourne at Etihad Stadium.

1:51pm  Sep 22, 2017

Hardwick tells Tigers to ignore history

Richmond's past will have no bearing on Saturday's preliminary final against GWS, and that includes the strong form they bring in, according to coach Damien Hardwick.

12:25pm  Sep 22, 2017

Top 10 Tiger preliminary final memories

In the lead-up to Richmond’s 2017 preliminary final against GWS at the MCG on Saturday, Tony Greenberg lists his top 10 Tiger preliminary final memories

11:26am  Sep 22, 2017

Martin charged by MRP

richmondfc.com.au  July 17, 2017 4:02 PM

Round 17: Dusty tangles with Robertson Dustin Martin and Nick Robertson get up close and personal during the third term.

Richmond star Dustin Martin has been charged by the AFL’s Match Review Panel over two separate incidents during Sunday’s win over Brisbane.

The first charge stemmed from engaging in rough conduct with Lion Lewis Taylor and Martin can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

The heftier penalty came from a charge of making unreasonable and unnecessary contact with an open hand to the face of Brisbane's Nick Robertson during the third quarter of Sunday’s match.

For the second classifiable offence, Martin can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea, and will be free to face GWS at the MCG on Sunday.

In other news out of the game, Robertson was charged over headbutting Richmond captain Trent Cotchin and kneeing Martin and faces a week on the sidelines and a $1500 fine for the respective incidents.

Incidents assessed:

Dustin Martin, Richmond, has been charged with engaging in rough conduct against Lewis Taylor, Brisbane Lions, during the first quarter of the Round 17 match between Richmond and the Brisbane Lions, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday July 16, 2017.

In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Brisbane Lions Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the body. The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.
 

Dustin Martin, Richmond, has been charged with making unreasonable and unnecessary contact with an open hand to the face of Nick Robertson, Brisbane Lions, during the third quarter of the Round 17 match between Richmond and the Brisbane Lions, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday July 16, 2017. 

In summary, for a second classifiable offence, he can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Brisbane Lions Football Club, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was a second classifiable offence and classified as a $2500 sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1500 sanction.

Nick Robertson, Brisbane Lions, has been charged with headbutting Trent Cotchin, Richmond, during the third quarter of the Round 17 match between the Brisbane Lions and Richmond, played at Etihad Stadium on SundayJuly 16, 2017. 

In summary, he can accept a one-match sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Richmond Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was classified as a two-match sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a one-match sanction.

Nick Robertson, Brisbane Lions, has been charged with kneeing Dustin Martin, Richmond, during the third quarter of the Round 17 match between the Brisbane Lions and Richmond, played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday July 16, 2017. 

In summary, for a second classifiable offence, he can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Richmond Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the body. The incident was a second classifiable offence and classified as a $2500 sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1500 sanction. 

Other incidents assessed

Contact between the Brisbane Lions’ Nick Robertson and Richmond’s Trent Cotchin from the third quarter of Sunday’s match was assessed. It was the view of the panel that the force used in the contact was below that required to constitute a report. No further action was taken.