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Sicily handed suspension

Talking Footy discuss Sicily incident The Talking Footy panel discuss the James Sicily incident which was referred to the tribunal.

Hawthorn defender James Sicily will not be available for this week's clash against St Kilda, after the tribunal handed him a one-week suspension for serious misconduct.

Sicily was cited for 'stomping' on North Melbourne's Shaun Atley during the quarter of Hawthorn's Round 5 loss to North Melbourne, and pleaded guilty during Tuesday night's tribunal.

He will be free to return for Hawthorn's Round 7 clash against Essendon.

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