Melbourne duo Hogan, Lewis handed AFL suspensions

Melbourne duo Jordan Lewis and Jesse Hogan have both been handed suspensions after being charged with striking offences in Sunday’s win over Carlton.

Lewis copped a three-match ban for for a behind-play hit on Blues onballer Patrick Cripps, leaving him with a fractured jaw.

Cripps is now in doubt for Sunday’s clash with Essendon.


Meanwhile, Hogan accepted a two-game suspension for striking Sam Rowe.

On Monday, former Hawthorn player Jason Dunstall slammed the pair’s actions, labelling them “irresponsible”.

“Jesse Hogan is only a young player but he’s a key player,” Dunstall told Fox Footy.

“This is a young team that has won their first couple of games and are ready to go somewhere. You can’t do it without your good players.”