The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
2 days ago - 2 Likes
Morley accepted a one-match ban for a grade two careless high tackle on Wests Tigers prop Corey Pearson in the premiers' 30-22 loss at Campbelltown Stadium on Sunday. Had he challenged the judiciary and lost, the Great Britain Test forward would also have missed the Roosters' local derby against South Sydney in round 17.
Canberra forward Tyran Smith and New Zealand Warriors back rower Sione Faumuina also pleaded guilty to grade two careless high tackles today. Smith received a one-game ban for his high shot on Warriors hooker Tavita Latu in Canberra's 22-14 loss at Ericsson Stadium on Sunday.
Faumuina's clean record enabled him to escape suspension despite pleading guilty to an illegal tackle on Canberra's Alan Tongue.