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Hartigan charged by MRP

Hartigan charged by MRP Kyle Hartigan has been charged by the Match Review Panel for this incident involving Fremantle's Michael Walters

Kyle Hartigan is free to play this week despite being charged with engaging in rough conduct.

Hartigan can accept a $1,000 sanction with an early plea for his bump on Fremantle forward Michael Walters in the fourth quarter of Adelaide’s 33-point win on Saturday.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the Fremantle Football Club, the incident was assessed as careless conduct with low impact to the head.

The incident was classified as a $1,500 sanction. Hartigan has no applicable record which impacts the penalty. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1000 sanction.

Fellow defender Tom Doedee is also available for selection after his SANFL match-day report for rough conduct was thrown out.

Doedee, 19, was reported for a hip and shoulder on South Adelaide’s Nic Schwarz during Sunday’s frenetic final quarter at Noarlunga. A free kick was paid against Doedee for making high contact, but the umpire’s charge was dismissed by the SANFL following a review of the vision.