Reckless Contact to Cost David Armitage At Least $1,950

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Charged with “reckless contact” with umpire Andrew Mitchell in their last match, St. Kilda’s midfielder David Armitage could be penalised as high as $2,600 or settle for the minimum penalty of $1,950 with an early plea.

The incident happened during the second quarter of St. Kilda’s match against the Western Bulldogs in the NAB Challenge last Wednesday, February 19 at Simonds Stadium.

According to the official website of the St. Kilda Football Club, the 25-year-old has until Tuesday afternoon to accept or challenge the match review panel’s decision.

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