Injuries and judiciary news

X-rays have cleared Wests Tigers winger Shannon McDonnell of a broken left hand.

McDonnell suffered the injury in the loss to Parramatta on Friday night. The club is now awaiting results of an MRI scan for ligament damage.

On the judiciary front, Bulldogs prop Mark O'Meley could miss Friday night's blockbuster against South Sydney after being charged with kneeing in yesterday's win over Gold Coast.

O'Meley is facing a grade one dropping knees charge after the match review committee took exception at his late attempt to stop Titans skipper Scott Prince from scoring at Telstra Stadium. The charge carries a one game ban for an early guilty plea or two weeks on the sidelines if he unsuccessfully fights the charge at the NRL judiciary.

The Bulldogs would be unable to seek a downgrade of the charge as it was given the lowest possible grading.

Penrith fullback Rhys Wesser and North Queensland lock Justin Smith were also charged, but both can escape punishment with early guilty pleas.

Dragons prop Justin Poore escaped punishment for his tackle which left Cowboys prop Carl Webb with a broken jaw.