Jacob Saifiti Competition - NRL Premiership Round - Round 02 Teams - South Sydney Rabbitohs V Newcastle Knights Date - 12th of March 2016 Venue - ANZ Stadium, Homebush, Sydney NSW Photographer - Paul Barkley

Saifiti takes early plea

Jacob Saifiti has accepted the early guilty plea for a grade one dangerous contact charge issued by the Match Review Committee but won't miss a game.

Saifiti is available for selection for Sunday's Round 17 clash against the Canberra Raiders at GIO Stadium.

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Newcastle Knights forward Jacob Saifiti was charged by the Match Review Committee on Sunday, following Saturday's loss to the St George Illawarra Dragons at Hunter Stadium.

Saifiti was issued with a grade one Dangerous Contact charge for a tackle on Tyson Frizell early in the first half.

With an early plea, Saifiti won't miss a game. A decision will be made by midday on Monday.