We Now Know If Cotchin Will Play In The Grand Final
After a tense day, the AFL Match Review Panel has come to a decision on the divisive tackle made by Trent Cotchin on Saturday in the Richmond V GWS Preliminary Final.
The AFL MRP's twitter page confirmed the news:
Trent Cotchin cleared of contact with Dylan Shiel. Cotchin’s direction was line of the ball, not opponent.— AFL MRP & Tribunal (@AFLTribunal) September 25, 2017
Brandon Ellis cleared of contact with Lachine Whitfield. Ellis was contesting the ball and no further action was taken. #AFLGF— AFL MRP & Tribunal (@AFLTribunal) September 25, 2017
Rory Sloane cleared of contact with Patrick Dangerfield. Sloane braces for contact, does not use bump action. #AFLGF— AFL MRP & Tribunal (@AFLTribunal) September 25, 2017
All Richmond fans can now breathe a big sigh of relief, in the lead up to the Grand Final!