Fremantle's Matt Taberner has been charged with Striking West Coast's Alex Witherden during the first quarter of the round three match between the West Coast Eagles and Fremantle at Optus Stadium on Sunday.

Based on the available evidence, the incident was assessed as Intentional Conduct, Low Impact, Body Contact.

In summary, Taberner can accept a $2000 sanction with an early plea.

The incident was classified as a $3000 sanction as a first offence.