NRL Judiciary Wrap: 2017 Round 25

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Four players will miss the final week of the NRL premiership, including one who has been slapped with a three match ban.

Gold Coast prop Jarrod Wallace will miss the Round 26 clash with the Roosters this Saturday as well as the Titans' two 2018 pre-season trials after copping a three-match ban from a Grade 3 Shoulder Charge on Canterbury half Moses Mbye on Saturday.

Wests Tigers pair Michael Chee-Kam and Matt McIlrwick will miss the club's last game this Sunday against the Warriors after being hit with one-match bans. Chee-Kam's Grade 1 Shoulder Charge on Cowboys half Michael Morgan sees him sidelined, while McIlwrick was issued his suspension due to a Grade 1 Dangerous Contact - Head/Neck charge on Kyle Feldt.

Zane Musgrove was the fourth player to face the MRP's wrath, the South Sydney forward pinged for a Grade 1 Shoulder Charge on Melbourne's Jordan McLean in Saturday's huge loss at AAMI Park.

Three players escaped suspension with carry-over points only following early pleas:

  • Josh King (Knights) - Grade 1 Dangerous Contact - Head/Neck (75 points)
  • Chris Heighington (Sharks) - Grade 1 Dangerous Contact - Head/Neck (75 points)
  • Isaiah Papali'i (Warriors) - Grade 1 Dangerous Contact - Head/Neck (75 points)

A further two players were issued fines due to the nature of their charges:

  • Sam Burgess (Rabbitohs) - Grade 1 Careless High Tackle ($1,350)
  • Suaia Matagi (Eels) - Grade 1 Tripping ($1,650)

All players entered early pleas meaning the judiciary will not sit this week.

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