Richmond captain Trent Cotchin has been fined by the Match Review Officer for tripping during Friday night's preliminary final win over Port Adelaide at the Adelaide Oval.

Charge Laid:

Trent Cotchin, Richmond, been charged with Tripping (Fixed Financial Sanction) Hamish Hartlett, Port Adelaide, during the fourth quarter of the Preliminary Final between Port Adelaide and Richmond, played at Adelaide Oval on Friday October 16.

In summary he can accept a $500 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Tripping (Fixed Financial Sanction). The incident was classified as a $750 sanction as a first offence. The player can accept a $500 sanction with an early plea.