Two Panthers Charged; No Charge for Ellis

Two Panthers players are among five charged by the NRL Match Review Committee today from the weekend's Telstra Premiership Qualifying Finals, while Tigers' Gareth Ellis, who was placed on report during his side's dramatic loss to the Roosters, avoided a charge. <br><br> Penrith's Tim Grant was charged with a Grade 1 careless high tackle but will not miss a game; while team-mate Iosefa Masada was charged with Grade 1 dangerous contact for unnecesary arm/ shoulder pressure and will escape suspension with an early plea. <br><br> The warriors' Brett Seymour faces a 1-2 week ban for a Grade 2 striking charge in the Titans clash; and the Eagles' Matt Ballin and Anthony Watmough will both avoid suspension if they take the early plea on Grade 1 dangerous contact charges in their 28-0 drubbing from the Dragons.