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Geelong accepts one-match suspension, Patrick Dangerfield ineligible for Brownlow Medal -

PATRICK Dangerfield cannot win the 2017 Brownlow Medal after Geelong decided against rolling the dice at the AFL tribunal over his dangerous tackle. This morning he spoke to media. Lauren Wood. Herald SunAugust 1, 20172:02pm. Patrick Dangerfield ...and more »

Patrick Dangerfield out of Brownlow Medal contention after accepting AFL ban - ABC Online

Patrick Dangerfield's hopes of claiming a second consecutive Brownlow Medal have been dashed after he accepted a one-match ban for a dangerous tackle. Dangerfield had been seeking to become the first back-to-back winner of the Brownlow Medal since ...and more »

Matthew Kreuzer's possible concussion more concerning than Patrick Dangerfield's Brownlow hopes - ABC Online

For those expressing their deep concern about Carlton ruckman Mathew Kreuzer, there is good news — apparently he is OK. Well, so far as we know. One can only hope the concussion Kreuzer suffered on Saturday when he was tipped head-first into the ...and more »

Four points: Not in Danger? How the MRP should rule on Dangerfield tackle - The Age

The conspiracy theorists who believe there is a "Brownlow Medal clause" won't like this but it's hard to see Patrick Dangerfield being suspended for his tackle on Matthew Kreuzer. When the AFL tinkered with its wording in 2015 about what was an ...and more »

The AFL Has Used Its Head In Banning Patrick For His Dangerous Tackle - Huffington Post Australia

His tackle on Carlton's Matthew Kreuzer was deemed dangerous enough to be suspended for a week by the AFL Match Review Panel. In handing down their decision, the MRP also ensured heated debate about the state of the game and the rules that dictate ...and more »

Patrick Dangerfield must be suspended for tackle on Matthew Kreuzer: concussion researcher - The Age

The match review panel will have sent the wrong message on head safety if Brownlow Medal fancy Patrick Dangerfield escapes suspension for his tackle on Carlton's Matthew Kreuzer, AFL-funded concussion researcher Dr Alan Pearce says. The MRP faces its ...and more »

Patrick Dangerfield's Brownlow Medal hopes dashed by MRP's offer of one-game suspension - ABC Online

Patrick Dangerfield's hopes for a second consecutive Brownlow Medal have been dashed by the news the match review panel (MRP) has offered him a one-game ban for a dangerous tackle. Dangerfield tackled Carlton's Matthew Kreuzer to the ground without the ...and more »

AFL Fans Furious Over Patrick Dangerfield Suspension And Brownlow Farce - Huffington Post Australia

Patrick Dangerfield will not win consecutive Brownlow Medals, and a large proportion of the AFL community is pretty damned unhappy about that. The Brownlow, in its sweet archaic way, is awarded to the AFL's "best and fairest" player. Last year's winner ...and more »

Patrick Dangerfield says his tackle of Matthew Kreuzer was 'fair' - The Age

Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield says he believes his contentious tackle on Carlton's Matthew Kreuzer was fair, as his coach Chris Scott says the match review panel should judge the Brownlow fancy on the action, not the outcome of the incident ...and more »

Geelong Cat Tom Hawkins leads demolition of Carlton Blues - The Age

Tom Hawkins should shout Harry Taylor lunch. Or at the very least a beer, or whatever it is that AFL footballers drink these days. At the opening bounce Taylor lined up as Geelong's second tall forward, and within a couple of minutes found himself in a ...and more »