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Martin fined for umpire contact

Dusty charged Dustin Martin, Richmond, has been charged with a second offence for making careless contact with umpire Jacob Mollison during the third quarter of the Round 13 match between Richmond and the Geelong Cats, played at the MCG on Sunday June 17, 2018.

Star Richmond midfielder Dustin Martin has been offered a $1500 fine by the AFL's Match Review Officer for contact made with an umpire in yesterday's 18-point win over Geelong at the MCG.

The 26-year-old has been charged with making careless contact with umpire Jacob Mollison late in the third quarter of Sunday's match, but will be free with an early plea to face Sydney at Etihad Stadium in the opening match of Round 15.

Martin was previously fined $1000 for making careless contact with umpire Curtis Deboy in the Round 6 win over Collingwood.

Charges Laid:

Dustin Martin, Richmond, has been charged with a second offence for making careless contact with umpire Jacob Mollison during the third quarter of the Round 13 match between Richmond and the Geelong Cats, played at the MCG on Sunday June 17, 2018.

In summary, he can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.

Making careless contact with an umpire is a fixed financial sanction of $2500. The player can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.