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Josh McGuire facing seven week ban as NRL’s match review committee comes down hard – Wide World of Sports

NRL crackdown’s huge consequence for stars



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St George Illawarra lock Josh McGuire could be sidelined for nearly two months, after being charged by the match review committee for his ‘hip drop’ tackle (watch it in the video above) on Melbourne’s Josh Addo-Carr yesterday.
McGuire has been hit with a grade three dangerous contact charge, an offence that carries a base penalty of 300 points, or three matches.
However, McGuire’s carry-over points and poor record – he has a host of prior offences – means he’s looking at five weeks out if he pleads…

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