Menu
Sport

Demons duo hit with suspensions by MRP

Jordan Lewis has been offered a three-game ban for a late hit.
Jordan Lewis has been offered a three-game ban for a late hit. MAL FAIRCLOUGH

MELBOURNE's win over Carlton has come at a cost with two key players offered multiple-week suspensions by the Match Review Panel.

Demons recruit Jordan Lewis has been offered a three-week ban after his crude off-the-ball hit on Carlton's Patrick Cripps.

The force on Lewis' hit was deemed to be high enough that it was worthy of a two-week ban; however Lewis' suspension was impacted by his previous bad record, adding one week to the offence.

Unfortunately for Lewis his bad record was set to expire in round 5.

Teammate Jesse Hogan is set to miss two weeks for striking Blue Sam Rowe.

If he accepts the suspension Melbourne will be without their young forward for games against Geelong and Fremantle, while Lewis could also miss a clash with Richmond.

North Melbourne's Scott Thompson will miss just a week after planting an elbow in the jaw of Cats star Patrick Dangerfield.

Sydney's Zak Jones, Hawk Ben Stratton and Roo Braydon Preuss can all accept $1000 fines for separate incidents.

Topics:  afl2017 jesse hogan jordan lewis melbourne demons


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Region faces wild wind

DESTROYED: Half of the roof of the Moranbah home was ripped off from the 104km/h wind.

Moranbah residents say weather is worse than the cyclone.

Heroic rescue saves life

CLOSE CALL: Leslie Cruthers and Buddha at the spot the playful pup fell into the Nogoa River.

Kayakers rush to save dog walker clinging to riverbank.

National super star at age 13

Competing in Rotorua, New Zealand earlier this year.

Dingo local takes on international motocross competition.

Local Partners