March 27, 2023
It was a busy week for the MRC, with James Tamou additionally charged for a tirade in the direction of referee Ben Cummins. Image: Scott Gardiner/Getty Photos

Canberra’s hopes of sneaking into the finals have obtained a significant enhance, with Josh Papalii not charged for a shoulder cost within the dying minutes of Sunday’s comeback win over the Knights.

The consultant front-rower was positioned on report within the remaining two minutes for the shot on Knights rookie Krystian Mapapalangi however escaped sanction from the match assessment committee, which implies he’s free to play this weekend.

It’s an enormous sigh of aid for the Inexperienced Machine who should win their remaining two video games to have any probability of scraping into the highest eight.

The Raiders want Josh Papalii on the sphere in the event that they need to play finals footy. Image: Cameron Spencer/Getty Photos

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The information wasn’t so good for the Dragons, with three gamers charged out of their massive win over the Titans.

Francis Molo is going through a prolonged ban after he was despatched off for an unsightly excessive shot on Patrick Herbert.

That is his third cost of the season and he’s taking a look at a 4-5 week ban for his grade 3 careless excessive deal with that knocked Herbert out of the sport.

Teammate Moses Mbye could have additionally performed his final sport of 2022 after he was hit with a grade 2 careless excessive deal with cost within the first minute of the sport that went unpunished on the sphere.

Phillip Sami was clearly affected by the deal with and didn’t return, which brought on main disruptions to the Titans’ backline.

Mbye got here off with a hamstring damage, so he could not have performed once more this season anyway, whereas teammate Josh McGuire is free to play and may settle for a $1000 positive for a harmful contact cost within the first minute of Sunday’s match.

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