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Eagles’ Shuey avoids AFL ban for elbow

West Coast skipper Luke Shuey has prevented an AFL suspension for a excessive elbow on Sydney’s Callum Mills.

Shuey tried to interrupt a Mills sort out within the second quarter of Sunday’s sport at GMHBA Stadium however in flinging his arm again, caught the Swan excessive along with his elbow and forearm.

The Eagles midfielder apologised to Mills instantly after the incident however was reported.

Match evaluation officer Michael Christian charged Shuey with placing however assessed the incident as careless conduct, low impression, excessive contact, with the Eagles skipper capable of settle for a $2000 effective.

Shuey, who was taking part in simply his third sport for the yr after a number of hamstring harm setbacks, had mentioned he deserved to be reported.

“It was sloppy,” Shuey informed 6PR Radio post-match.

“I obtained him excessive so I most likely need to be on report regardless that I did not imply to hit him within the head – however that is the sport we dwell in.

“I spoke to him after the sport and apologised however yeah it was a bit sloppy.”

In the meantime teammate Jamaine Jones was supplied a $1000 effective, together with Sydney’s Tom McCartin, for participating in a melee (first offence) within the second quarter.

Western Bulldogs younger gun Bailey Smith acquired a $2000 tough conduct effective for a harmful sort out on North Melbourne’s Ben Cunnington within the second quarter of Sunday’s sport at Marvel Stadium.

Fellow Bulldog Josh Bruce was supplied a $1500 effective for participating in a first-quarter melee (second offence), whereas Kangaroo Shaun Atley acquired a $1000 effective for his first melee offence.

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