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Jones offered fine for Cloke hit

Sydney Swans Media  April 3, 2017 3:24 PM

Jones reported for crunching Cloke Tempers fray as Travis Cloke is met heavily by Zak Jones and the Bulldogs' big lets him know about it.
AFL 2017 Round 02 - Photographers Choice

Travis Cloke of the Bulldogs and Zak Jones of the Swans collide during the Round 2 match between the Western Bulldogs and the Sydney Swans.

Midfielder Zak Jones has escaped a suspension and can accept a $1000 fine for engaging in rough conduct against Travis Cloke on Friday night.

Jones was charged by the Match Review Panel for his hit on Cloke during the first quarter of Friday night's loss to the Bulldogs.

In summary, he can accept a $1000 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Western Bulldogs Football Club, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with medium impact to the body.

The incident was classified as a $1500 sanction. The player has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.

Jones has until Tuesday morning to decide whether to accept the penalty.

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