MANLY'S reserve hooker Shayne Dunley has pleaded guilty to a grade one dangerous throw charge, ensuring he's free to play against Newcastle in Friday night's qualifying final at EnergyAustralia Stadium.
MELBOURNE forward Michael Crocker looks set to add at least two matches to the nine matches of suspension he has already served this NRL season for dangerous throws.
SYDNEY Roosters prop Adrian Morley has pleaded guilty to the ungraded striking charge he faces at the NRL judiciary tomorrow night.
SYDNEY Roosters prop Adrian Morley is facing a long suspension after being referred directly to the NRL judiciary on a striking charge by the match review committee.
PARRAMATTA back-rower Nathan Hindmarsh has been charged with a grade one dangerous throw charge by the NRL judiciary but can escape suspension with an early guilty plea.
BULLDOGS winger Matt Utai has been slapped with a five-week ban after taking an early guilty plea for a reckless high tackle in Sunday's match against the Wests Tigers.
PARRAMATTA forward Fuifui Moimoi has escaped punishment after pleading not guilty to biting Storm prop Brett White. Moimoi, who has a chequered past at the judiciary, was exonerated after the allegation could not be proven.
PARRAMATTA prop Fuifui Moimoi will plead not guilty to a biting charge at the NRL judiciary tonight. The Eels frontrower was referred straight to the judiciary after Melbourne prop Brett White sent a written complaint to the NRL match review committee yesterday to back up his on-field claim in the 54th minute of Sunday's game.
MIRACLE try scorer David Howell is facing a one week suspension after being charged with making a dangerous throw in Canberra's 28-26 NRL win over the Bulldogs.Howell was the talk of Telstra Stadium after managing to touchdown for a try in the corner against the Bulldogs yesterday despite having all of his body except his arm outside the field of play. But he may now miss Sunday's showdown with competition leader Melbourne after being charged following video review of a tackle made in the 47th minute.Howell faces a one week ban for an early guilty plea and also if he unsuccessfully contests the charge at tonight's NRL judiciary sitting.Meanwhile, NRL prosecutors are set to demand a ban of 12 weeks for Parramatta prop Fuifui Moimoi when he fronts the judiciary tonight on a biting charge.The Eels prop had his case referred straight to the judiciary by the NRL match review committee yesterday. With two high-tackle suspensions last year, it's understood Moimoi's only hope of escaping three months on the sidelines is to plead guilty or beat the charge before the tribunal.He would still have to front the disciplinary committee with a guilty plea but it is likely prosecutor Peter Kite would then recommend a more lenient nine or 10-week suspension. South Sydney centre Adam MacDougall, meanwhile, is facing a four to six-week suspension for striking Brisbane's Darius Boyd.
NEW Zealand Warriors prop Ruben Wiki became the first player this season to mount a successful challenge at the NRL judiciary, seeing his eight-week ban for kneeing thrown out.