GWS is making a last-ditch bid to have Toby Greene available for Friday night’s mini-final against Richmond at the AFL Appeals Board. Follow live below!
The Giants were able to halve Greene’s striking ban at the Tribunal on Tuesday night, from two weeks to one week, after the impact grading of his elbow to the throat of Geelong’s Patrick Dangerfield was brought down from high to medium.
However the Giants took their case to the Appeals Board, arguing an “error of law” was made in the way the jury came to its verdict.
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Their case relied on the jury’s explanation that there was a “realistic probability” that Greene would make high contact once he chose to raise his elbow, and that they did not heavily enough consider Dangerfield slipping over slightly moments before the…