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SportAFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents

16:17  18 june  2019
16:17  18 june  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

Stratton in a pinch of trouble after putting the squeeze on Fantasia

Stratton in a pinch of trouble after putting the squeeze on Fantasia Hawthorn captain Ben Stratton could come under scrutiny from the match review officer for incessantly pinching Essendon forward Orazio Fantasia on Friday night.

Ben Stratton to front the AFL Tribunal on Tuesday night. “ Two weeks ago, they were playing the Brisbane Lions, the umpire stood there, he saw him pinching and he was laughing. Stratton issued an apology over the ugly incidents in a club released statement where he said it’s not what he wants

REMORSEFUL Hawthorn captain Ben Stratton will face the AFL Tribunal on Tuesday night on charges relating to pinching and stomping . - Carlton great Craig Bradley received a one-game suspension for stomping on North Melbourne's Jose Romero in 1993.

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Hawthorn skipper Ben Stratton has been handed a two-week suspension by the tribunal.

Stratton was sent directly to the tribunal following Friday night's clash 19-point loss against Essendon.

AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents © Getty Images Ben Stratton of the Hawks The Hawks captain was referred directly to the tribunal on two counts, the first was for stomping on the foot of forward Shaun McKernan , and the second was for serious misconduct, after Stratton repeatedly pinched the arm of Orazio Fantasia .

How Stratton avoided ban for previous pinching incident

How Stratton avoided ban for previous pinching incident AFL Match Review Officer Michael Christian has opened up on the decision to send Ben Stratton directly to the Tribunal.

Hawthorn captain Ben Stratton has been sent straight to the tribunal over two separate charges in his side's loss to Essendon on Friday night. Stratton was cited for three incidents in total during the 19-point loss - pinching Orazio Fantasia, a stomp on Shaun McKernan, and an obscene gesture.

The AFL is set to request two separate suspensions for Ben Stratton when the Hawthorn skipper fronts the tribunal on charges of multiple counts of pinching and a single stomping Footage of the stomping incident , however, appears to show McKernan accidentally tread on Stratton 's foot, which

Stratton was also fined $1000 by the match review officer for making an obscene gesture to the crowd.

On Tuesday night, Stratton pleaded guilty to both charges and was hit with one game for each of them.

Stratton will now miss matches against Sydney and West Coast.

AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents © Getty Images The 30-year-old came under enormous scrutiny for the incidents, with Kane Cornes calling for him to be stripped of the captaincy , while Hawks CEO Justin Reeves condemned his actions.

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AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents
AFL tribunal: Ben Stratton handed two-week suspension for stomping and pinching incidents

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