Saifiti charged by NRL Match Review Panel

Newcastle Knights forward Daniel Saifiti was charged following an incident in the Round 13 match against South Sydney.

He received a grade 1 contrary conduct charge which carries a base penalty of a $1500 fine.

An early guilty plea carries a $1150 fine.

He will not miss any playing time due to suspension.

South Sydney Rabbitohs forwards Sam and Thomas Burgess have both been charged.

Thomas Burgess has been charged with a Grade 1 striking charge which carries a base penalty of 200 points and a two-match suspension.

Sam Burgess has received a grade 1 contrary conduct charge which carries a base penalty of a $1500 fine.