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Midfielder Dean Solomon to face tribunal

15/07/2008 11:54:54 AM Comments (0)

Fremantle midfielder Dean Solomon will be one of three players to front the AFL Tribunal on Tuesday night.

Solomon's strike on Cameron Ling, which left the Cats tagger with a fractured cheekbone, incurred nine activation points and was referred straight to he tribunal, ruling out the option of him taking an early guilty plea.

He could incur a ban of seven matches or more, which would end his season.

Solomon's teammate Ryan Crowley will challenge a one-match ban after he was charged with striking Geelong's Brownlow Medal favourite Gary Ablett during Saturday's spiteful clash at Skilled Stadium.

And North Melbourne defender Daniel Pratt will risk a three-match suspension by challenging a misconduct charge for making contact to the face of Port Adelaide forward Brett Ebert.

Pratt could have accepted a two-match sanction with an early guilty plea.

Sydney utility Amon Buchanan will miss the Swans' next four matches after accepting a four-match sanction for engaging in rough conduct offence against Hawthorn's Luke Hodge.

West Coast dynamo Daniel Kerr announced on Tuesday night that he will accept a three-match ban for striking Richmond's Matt White.

Adelaide's Richard Douglas was fined $1,950 sanction for making negligent contact with umpire Stephen McBurney in the loss to Collingwood.

Melbourne forward Colin Sylvia accepted a reprimand and 93.75 points to his future record for striking Dale Morris from the Western Bulldogs.

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