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Walsh to contest charge at tribunal

Walsh MRO incident Sam Walsh has been charged with Misconduct against Jordan De Goey, Collingwood during the first quarter of the Round 8 match between Carlton and Collingwood.

CARLTON midfielder Sam Walsh will challenge his misconduct charge at the AFL tribunal today. 

Walsh was charged with misconduct after making contact with Collingwood midfielder Jordan De Goey in the first quarter of Saturday’s game.

The 18-year-old was handed a $1,500 fine by the Match Review Officer on Monday as a result of the incident. 

The tribunal hearing will be held at 5pm this afternoon.