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Rolling coverage of charges coming out of Round 18 from the NRL Match Review Committee.

Thursday night – both Luke Brooks and Dane Gagai are facing suspension over their part in the melee that erupted fifty minutes into the game. Both players were sent to the sin-bin.

Friday night – Andrew Davey from Parramatta the only player charged from Friday night matches.

Saturday – crusher tackle charges to Kurt Mann and Rhys Kennedy as part of Super Saturday Match Review charges.

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Player: Alex Twal
Club: Wests Tigers
Opponent: South Sydney Rabbitohs
Incident: 41st minute, Mark Nicholls
Charge: Grade 1, Dangerous Contact
Early Plea: No ban (90 points).
Result: to be advised.

Player: Luke Brooks
Club: Wests Tigers
Opponent: South Sydney Rabbitohs
Incident: 50th minute, Dane Gagai
Charge: Grade 1, Striking
Early Plea: 1 match ban (150 points).
Result: to be advised.

Player: Dane Gagai
Club: South Sydney Rabbitohs
Opponent: Wests Tigers
Incident: 50th minute, Luke Brooks
Charge: Grade 1, Striking
Early Plea: 1 match ban (180 points – 20% loading from previous offence).
Result: Early Guilty Plea, 1 match ban.

Player: Andrew Davey
Club: Parramatta Eels
Opponent: Penrith Panthers
Incident: 76th minute, Dylan Edwards
Charge: Grade 1, Dangerous Contact
Early Plea: 1 match ban (75 points).
Result: to be advised.

Player: Rhys Kennedy
Club: Brisbane Broncos
Opponent: Gold Coast Titans
Incident: 65th minute, Jai Arrow
Charge: Grade 1, Crusher Tackle
Early Plea: 1 match ban (150 points).
Result: to be advised.

Player: Kurt Mann
Club: Newcastle Knights
Opponent: Sydney Roosters
Incident: 23rd minute, Brett Morris
Charge: Grade 1, Crusher Tackle
Early Plea: 1 match ban (100 points).
Result: Early Guilty Plea, 1 match ban.

Player: Josh McGuire
Club: North Queensland Cowboys
Opponent: Melbourne Storm
Incident: 7th minute, Grant Atkins
Charge: Grade 1, Contrary Conduct
Early Plea: 1 match ban (142 points – 50% loading similar offence last 2 years, 20% loading non-similar offence last 2 years).
Result: to be advised.

Player: John Asiata
Club: North Queensland Cowboys
Opponent: Melbourne Storm
Incident: 29th minute, Tino Fa’asuamaleaui
Charge: Grade 1, Dangerous Contact
Early Plea: 1 match ban (150 points).
Result: to be advised.

Player: Jamayne Taunoa-Brown
Club: New Zealand Warriors
Opponent: Cronulla Sharks
Incident: 69th minute, Siosifa Talakai
Charge: Grade 1, Dangerous Contact
Early Plea: 1 match ban (150 points).
Result: to be advised.

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