Geelong has accepted Patrick Dangerfield's one-match ban for rough conduct
Dangerfield is now ineligible for the 2017 Brownlow Medal.
Geelong will accept the one match penalty assessed to Patrick Dangerfield by the match review panel.
“After seeking independent advice, the club has decided to accept the penalty handed down to Pat by the match review panel,” Geelong’s general manager of football Steve Hocking said.
“The club reviewed all possibilities around the case in coming to this decision. We respect the fact that the match review panel has a challenging and difficult role and has to operate under high scrutiny.
“While there has been a lot of debate around Pat’s eligibility for the Brownlow Medal, Pat and the club have at all times remained focussed on what is best for the team as we head towards to last part of the season.”