Wests Tigers winger Pat Richards has been charged with a Grade 2 Dangerous Contact – Head/Neck from the Club’s Round 3 match against the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Richards was charged following a tackle against Greg Inglis in the 18th minute.
With an early plea, the charge counts for 187 points meaning while Richards will miss Friday’s Round 4 match against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs on March 28, he will be available for the Club’s Round 5 clash against the Parramatta Eels on April 6.
The Club has until 12:00pm Tuesday to enter a plea and has not entered one yet.
Rabbitohs forward Glenn Stewart was also placed on report for a Grade 1 Dangerous Throw on Keith Galloway but is free to play in Round 4 with an early plea.
In other judiciary news, Wests Tigers NYC Holden Cup players Eli Levido, Jacob Liddle and Marion Seve have both been charged following their match against the Rabbitohs.
Levido has been charged with a Grade 1 Dangerous Throw in the 50th minute, but is free to play this week with an early plea. Liddle has been charged with a Grade 1 Dangerous Contact in the 77th minute and is also free to play this week with an early plea.
Seve has been charged with a Grade 5 Dangerous Throw in the 43rd minute, with a suspension of six weeks for an early plea and nine weeks if the charge is contested and found guilty.
The Club has until 12:00pm Tuesday to enter a plea for all three players.
Despite being sent off in the Club’s Round 3 VB NSW Cup fixture against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs for allegedly kicking an opposition player, no charge has been found against Joel Luani and he is free to play in Round 4 against Mounties RLFC.