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Roughead cops one-match ban

Rnd20: Roughead reported for tripping Watch the incident resulting in Jarryd Roughead being reported.
Jarryd Roughead of the Hawks kicks a goal during the 2014 AFL Round 20 match between the Hawthorn Hawks and the Melbourne Demons at the MCG, Melbourne on August 09, 2014. (Photo: Justine Walker/AFL Media)
Jarryd Roughead.
HAWTHORN star Jarryd Roughead could miss Sunday’s blockbuster against Fremantle after being offered a one-match ban by the Match Review Panel on Monday.

Roughead was found guilty of tripping Melbourne’s Dom Tyson and given 80 demerit points for the incident under MRP rules.

However, with 64.06 carry-over points from a two-week suspension earlier this year, Roughead’s penalty was increased to 144.06 points and a one-match ban.

Even if he accepts the early plea, the sanction will remain at one week.

The 25 per cent reduction would reduce his points to 108.05 and a one-match suspension.

Roughead was reported on the spot by the officiating umpire on Saturday for tripping Tyson during the second quarter of Hawthorn’s 50-point win over the Demons.

The incident was assessed as reckless conduct (two points), low impact (one point) and body contact (one point), drawing a total of four activation points and resulting in a classification of a Level One Offence.

The Hawks and Roughead have until 11am on Tuesday to decide whether to accept or challenge the charge.