The Wests Tigers’ horror evening has taken a flip for the more severe with Alex Twal dealing with a one-game suspension for a hip-drop sort out within the 74-0 NRL loss to North Queensland.
The prop was despatched to the sin bin for bringing Cowboys second-rower Luciano Leilua down in a clumsy place simply earlier than half-time at Townsville’s Queensland Nation Financial institution Stadium on Saturday.
The hip-drop sort out may cause critical lower-leg accidents however, after standing up gingerly, Leilua managed to play out the sport.
Already down 30-0, the Tigers conceded two extra tries in Twal’s absence to fall to the largest half-time deficit of the season: 42-0.
On Sunday morning, the match assessment committee charged Twal with grade two harmful contact and proposed a one-match ban.
Twal’s suspension might be elevated to 2 matches if he unsuccessfully pleads his case on the NRL judiciary.
Because it stands, he’ll miss Thursday’s conflict in opposition to third-placed Cronulla.
Twal’s teammate Isaiah Papali’i has been handed a $3000 nice for a hip-drop sort out of his personal on Griffin Neame that went unpenalised on-field, whereas Jake Simpkin’s harmful throw on Neame will value him $2500.
Each incidents have been categorised as grade-one offences.
Canberra ahead Emre Guler has been fined $1000 for a grade-one crusher sort out on Jojo Fifita within the Raiders’ 26-22 defeat of Gold Coast.
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