AFL tribunal upholds Riewoldt ‘chicken-wing’ charge

The AFL tribunal has ruled against injured Richmond spearhead Jack Riewoldt over his “chicken-wing” tackle on Melbourne player Bayley Fritsch.

The jury deliberated for more than 10 minutes at Tuesday’s hearing before upholding the charge.

Jack Riewoldt speaks to media following his AFL tribunal hearing.Credit:AAP

It means the fine increases from $1000 to $1500 as Riewoldt starts a six-week stint on the sidelines due to a knee injury he suffered in last Wednesday’s match.


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