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AFL finals series 2021: GWS Giants star Toby Greene referred to AFL tribunal, umpire bump against Sydney Swans

GWS star Toby Greene faces the possibility of missing his side’s semi-final clash with the Cats after an incident in Saturday night’s game.

Toby Greene will face the AFL tribunal this week after being charged with intentional umpire contact.

On Saturday, the GWS small forward created controversy during his side’s elimination final win over Sydney after it appeared he had bumped into umpire Matt Stevic.

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Match review officer Michael Christian referred Greene directly to the tribunal over the incident, meaning he cannot accept an early guilty plea.

“Intentional umpire contact” is one of nine offences that results in a player fronting the tribunal without having the option to enter a plea. Others include eye gouging, stomping, serious misconduct and…

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