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Suspension news

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Kiwi Eagle, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Matai 7 weeks
    King 1

    from nrl facebook page
     
  2. WESTIE

    WESTIE Well-Known Member

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    Kiwi...does that mean the others got off ? or thats what info we have up till now ??  thought the charges would be announced later today??
     
  3. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    SO Matai will miss next week, 3 tri nations games and 3 trials.

    Needs a rest
     
  4. Jooe

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    Have to say Kingy is a bit unlucky but Matai needs to look at himself as he is now becoming a liability.

    Cheers Joe
     
  5. Darren

    Darren Well-Known Member

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    what, matai a liability, no way!!
     
  6. Bradza

    Bradza Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Up until this one I would say he's been a net asset rather than a liability.
     
  7. The Who

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    Great - so we still have Bailey, eh?
     
  8. Jooe

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                I rate the guy as a top player but once players get a reputation they can start to cost you. Look at John Hopoate played great for us but once you get a rep you can't look side ways and you get suspended.

    Cheers Joe  
     
  9. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Those were the only 2 names mentioned, it said more to follow soon on nrl.com
     
  10. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    King getting a week is ab absolute joke.
     
  11. Brissie Kid

    Brissie Kid Well-Known Member

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    "SO Matai will miss next week, 3 tri nations games and 3 trials."

    The Kiwis won't pick Matai in their squad given he can't take to the field.

    Therefore Matai won't be able to count the NZ team's games as part of his suspension.

    If Manly don't win this week, Matai will still be out for 6 Manly games in 2011.
     
  12. Guest

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    Who do we have to replace Kingy?  Junior Palau?  

    Who for Mattai?  If des puts t-rex in for Mattai we will lose by 60. 
     
  13. WESTIE

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    from nrl.com -
    http://www.nrl.com/news/news/newsarticle/tabid/10874/newsid/60096/matai-king-facing-nrl-finals-bans/default.aspx


    Manly's preparations for Sunday's must-win qualifying final against St George Illawarra are in disarray after the NRL match review committee charged three Sea Eagles players with high tackles.

    Centre Steve Matai, prop Jason King and backrower Chris Bailey all have cases to answer, with both Matai and King facing bans even with early guilty pleas.

    Matai was the hardest hit with a minimum seven-match ban for his grade three reckless high tackle charge after an ugly hit on Canterbury hooker Michael Ennis at Brookvale Oval on Sunday.

    The Kiwi international will risk a possible nine-match ban by contesting the charge at the NRL judiciary.

    Loading and carry-over points have conspired to threaten King's finals involvement after copping a grade one careless high tackle charge, the lowest possible grading for a high tackle.

    Bailey was given an identical charge, but his clean record means he will be free to face the Dragons with an early plea, which will be of some relief to coach Des Hasler with the Sea Eagles also batting a lengthy injury list.

    South Sydney backrower Dave Taylor, who was named in the Kangaroos train-on squad on Monday for the end of season Four Nations tournament, will escape suspension despite a high tackle charge.
     
  14. Nthn NSW

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    I thought King would of been the only 1 out of our 3 charged that would escape suspension.Although I'm not aware of how many carry over points he was on!
     
  15. WESTIE

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    Any chance Bailey can plead guilty ? LOL
     
  16. blitzkrieg

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    7wks what load of horse****! Ennis is a cat
     
  17. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    King didnt even deserve any charge. If the cat hadn't stayed down there would have been no charge and no penalty. It was a soft hit and he barely touched him
     
  18. Rambo1987

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    7 weeks if he takes the early plea - if he fights it and loses - 9 weeks
     
  19. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    he will have to take the early, I can't see him having any excuse for that hit
     
  20. Nthn NSW

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    Agree!!!
    This year it is the norm for teams to be coached to take a dive and act like they're dying if even brushed high.Not in the spirit of the game IMO,but can't blame the coaches to instruct their players while ever the NRL is treating the game like a non-contact sport and forget minor colisions near the head will occur.
    The NRL must remember it's League not ****ing Netball!!!!!
     

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