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Three Rabbitohs suspended after early pleas

Three Rabbitohs suspended after early pleas
South Sydney prop George Burgess runs out against the Knights in Round 3 of the Telstra Premiership. Credit: Shane Myers. Copyright: NRL Photos.

George Burgess, Hymel Hunt and Braidon Burns have all taken the early guilty plea for charges arising from Saturday's game against the Newcastle Knights.

George Burgess was charged with a grade two striking charge and will miss two matches. 

Hymel Hunt was charged with a grade two reckless high tackle charge and will miss four matches.

Braidon Burns was charged with a grade one shoulder charge and will miss one match. 

Meanwhile, Broncos forward Sam Thaiday will plead not guilty at the judiciary to his contract conduct charge, while Eels back-rower Tepai Moeroa will miss a week after pleading guilty to a shoulder charge on Ashley Taylor.

Newcastle's Josh Starling and Manly's Apisai Koroisau will both be free to play after entering guilty pleas to their charges.

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