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Edwards offered fine by MRP

Richmond playmaker Shane Edwards has been offered a $2000 fine by the AFL's Match Review Panel for rough conduct in Tuesday night's win over Melbourne at the MCG.

The charge came out of contact made by Edwards on Demon Neville Jetta during the second term of the Anzac Day Eve clash.

Edwards can accept the fine with an early plea and will be free to face Collingwood at the MCG this Sunday.

Charge Laid:

Shane Edwards, Richmond, has been charged with engaging in rough conduct against Neville Jetta, Melbourne, during the second quarter of the Round Five match between Richmond and Melbourne, played at the MCG on Saturday April 21, 2018. 

In summary, he can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea. 

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Melbourne Football Club, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with low impact to the head. The incident was classified as a $3000 sanction. The player can accept a $2000 sanction without appearing before the Tribunal.