The suspension provided by the match assessment officer was initially upheld by the tribunal however later overturned by the appeals aboard.
St Kilda midfielder Brad Crouch was handed a one-match ban for his late bump that caught Brisbane defender Darcy Gardiner excessive final Friday night time. However that case was rather more clear-cut than Cordy’s conflict with Bruhn.
Former Brisbane Lions champion Jonathan Brown mentioned Bruhn’s concussion clouded the problem.
“Now we have simply acquired to watch out each time there’s an motion and a participant will get a concussion the opposite participant will get worn out [with suspension],” Brown mentioned on Fox Footy.
“Now we have simply acquired to take a look at the incident for what it’s. Is it a soccer incident? Now we have to take a look at the motion at first.
“If it’s in play we have to have a look at the motion earlier than we cling the individual as a result of the opposite individual acquired concussion.”
Cordy’s bump was a “traditional hip and shoulder”, in response to former Hawthorn and Melbourne midfielder Jordan Lewis.
“I didn’t see any head contact so for me that’s play on and he’s free to play subsequent week,” Lewis mentioned on Fox Footy.
“I perceive there’s concussion and it’s been made public after the incident, however is it when he hits the bottom? As a result of the collision didn’t counsel he hit him within the head at any stage.”