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shark star Niche Hynes he dodged a misconduct charge but has been penalized for tripping in Sunday’s loss to Manly.
Hynes will be allowed to play in Saturday’s crucial clash with Penrith as he will only be fined for his trip to the Sea Eagles’ centre. Tolu Koula in the 12th minute of the 30-26 defeat.
Medal winner Dally M was not charged with misconduct despite being warned by the referee for abusing a touch judge in the second half when a forward pass call went against Cronulla.
sharks ahead Jesse Colquhoun he wasn’t so lucky and faces a 1-2 game ban for dangerous contact.
Second men’s rower Haumole Olakau’atu He will be fined $3000 with an early guilty plea to a shoulder charge, but risks a two-game suspension if he challenges the judiciary.
bulldogs ahead Corey Waddell (dangerous contact) faces the same scenario for an incident in the loss to Penrith.
storm ahead tarik sims has been sent off for two games after being charged with two offences, a shoulder charge and a high tackle, in Saturday night’s loss to Newcastle.
He has been fined $3000 in lieu of a ban for the shoulder charge in Matt Croker while the high shot in jackson hastings It has earned him a two-week ban.
prostitute melbourne harry grant ($1,000 per dangerous contact), Knights veteran adam eliott ($1800 for a high tackle), Cowboys center holmes valentine ($1800 for a high tackle), and the duo of eels and waqa blake ($1500 for a shoulder charge) and Ryan Matterson ($3000 per dangerous contact) have avoided bans by paying a fine.
Matterson infamously chose to copy a ban rather than pay a fine for an incident at last year’s grand final, so he hasn’t made that mistake again.
martin taupau will miss the Broncos’ next three matches after the NRL judiciary slapped him with a lengthy ban after he raised his knee to Souths’ center campbell graham.
Many spectators were surprised that a harsher punishment was not applied on the ground, with the referee Ashley Klein choosing to sin against bin Taupau rather than send him off for the incident in the 12th minute of the game.
jesse arthars also sat down 10 minutes late for a high shot at blake taaffewhich has earned him a one-game suspension after he pleaded guilty early.
A misconduct fine of $1800 was imposed on the Canberra enforcer corey horsburgh after he was penalized for running and provoking a fight after a joseph curran tackle in the loss to the Warriors.
On the injury front, latrell mitchell he’s ready to return from his calf injury when the Rabbitohs take on the Tigers in Tamworth on Friday night.
“We lack a little bit of responsibility and a little bit of intention, and Latrell brings that,” coach jason demetriou saying. “Our defensive numbers when he plays are much better than when he doesn’t play.”
manly accessories Taniela Paseka (knee) and jose aloiai (dislocated shoulder) will probably be out for the rest of the season, but jake trbojevic (blow to the head) is just right for this Saturday’s trip to Wollongong to face the Dragons.
support panthers spencer lenius (knee) and center izack tago (leg), eels forward shaun lane (elbow) and second rower for the Cowboys Jeremiah Nanai (shoulder) are under clouds of injuries.
Nanai is likely to miss a month but the club has yet to confirm an official diagnosis ahead of Sunday’s trip to the Gold Coast.
Round 22 teams
Broncos vs Roosters, at The Gabba – 7:50 p.m., Thursday, July 27
broncos: Maroons mainstay Tom Flegler (foot) is likely to return but winger Jesse Arthars is suspended and Corey Oates (knee) is a few weeks away so Deine Mariner will be called up. Veteran prop Martin Taupau will be suspended for a fortnight for lifting his foot in possession.
roosters: Victor Radley should be right after he was ruled out of the win over the Titans late with a hamstring strain. Paul Momirovski (shoulder) and Connor Waston (knee) are likely to return in the near future, but Angus Crichton (knee), Naufahu Whyte (knee) and Sitili Tupouniua (neck) are unlikely to be seen again this season.
Tigers vs Rabbitohs, at Scully Park, Tamworth – 6pm, Friday July 28
tigers: Full-back Shawn Blore is perhaps due to a hamstring strain, while five-eighth Luke Brooks (hamstring) is still a week or two away.
Rabbits: Latrell Mitchell is back from the calf injury that has kept him sidelined since May in a big push for the Bunnies.
Storm vs Eels, at Marvel Stadium – 8pm, Friday, July 28
Storm: Veteran forward Tariq Sims has received a two-week suspension and a $3000 fine due to his shoulder charge and high tackle offenses in the loss to Newcastle, while center Reimis Smith (adductor) is under a cloud of injuries.
Eels: Shaun Lane is likely to miss a few weeks with his elbow issue and with Josh Hodgson (neck) out for the year and Dylan Brown, Reagan Campbell-Gillard and Maika Sivo suspended, Parra’s depth is being severely tested.
Raiders vs Knights, at GIO Stadium – 3pm, Saturday, July 29
raiders: No changes likely for Canberra after their narrow loss to the Warriors.
gentlemen: Veteran striker Adam Elliott got away with a fine despite being penalized for a high tackle in the win over Melbourne.
Dragons vs Sea Eagles, at WIN Stadium – 5:30 pm, Saturday, July 29
Dragons: Mathew Feagai and Jack de Belin received fines for incidents in the win over Tigers but are free to play while Ben Murdoch-Masila (hamstring) is unlikely to be right this round.
sea eagles: Taniela Paseka’s knee injury and Josh Aloiai suffering from a dislocated shoulder deplete Manly’s package with Ethan Bullemor and Toafofoa Sipley set to break into the squad.
Manly second row Haumole Olakau’atu will be fined $3000 with an early guilty plea for a shoulder charge, but risks a two-match ban if he challenges the judiciary.
Panthers vs Sharks, at BlueBet Stadium – 7:30 pm, Saturday, July 29
panthers: Izack Tago and Spencer Leniu are battling leg injuries and are able to rest.
sharks: Jesse Colquhoun faces a 1-2 week ban, but Nicho Hynes has only been fined for his trip over Tolu Koula in the Manly loss.
Wade Graham was rested at the weekend with a slight toe problem, so he will probably be called up for the clash with his old club.
Bulldogs vs Dolphins, at Salter Oval, Bundaberg – 2pm, Sunday, July 30
Bulldogs: Liam Knight likely to rush to the side after a midweek switch from Souths while representative stars Josh Addo-Carr (hamstring) and Viliame Kikau (pectoral) should return.
Bulldogs forward Corey Waddell (dangerous contact) faces a $3,000 fine to avoid a two-game dangerous contact ban.
Dolphins: After the bye, the new club have question marks over the continuing shoulder problems of hooker Jeremy Marshall-King and center Brenko Lee (leg).
Titans vs Cowboys, at Cbus Super Stadium – 4pm, Sunday, July 30
titans: Tino Fa’asuamaleaui’s absence through suspension was noted in the loss to the Roosters and the Gold Coast has another two weeks to go without its best player.
Cowboys: Jeremiah Nanai’s shoulder is Todd Payten’s main concern. Heilum Luke is potentially set to return from his facial fracture to replace him.
Goodbye – Warriors