AFL great Jonathan Brown expects Sydney star Tom Papley’s report to be “thrown out” for making front-on contact with opponent Josh Dunkley on Friday night.
Papley made contact high with the Bulldogs midfielder early in the third term as Dunkley had his head over the ball.
The impact forced Dunkley backwards as a free kick was paid.
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The umpire was heard immediately telling Papley he had been reported.
Papley was later seen gesturing to his armpit when speaking with the umpire during a break in play.
“Nothing to see here I don’t think,” Fox Footy’s Jonathan Brown said.
“He was genuinely going for the football here, so that’s a genuine contest.
“Obviously he was a little bit higher than Dunkley; they…