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Starling accepts early plea

Competition - NRL. Round - Round 3. Teams - Newcastle Knights v South Sydney Rabbitohs. Date - 18th of March 2017. Venue - McDonald Jones Stadium, Broadmeadow NSW. Photographer - Paul Barkley | © NRL Photos
Starling has been hit with a Grade 1 Dangerous Contact charge.

UPDATE

nib Newcastle Knights prop Josh Starling has accepted the early plea for his Grade 1 Dangerous Contact charge. He will attract 90 points and miss no matches.

EARLIER

Starling has been cited for a Grade 1 Dangerous Contact charge by the NRL Match Review Committee following the Round 3 match against the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

An early plea would see Starling attract 90 points and miss no matches. If he contests the charge and is found guilty, he would receive 120 points and a one match ban.