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Warriors forward Ben Matulino during his side's heavy defeat to the Dragons in Wellington.

Warriors forward Ben Matulino and Manly's Willie Mason have been suspended for three and two weeks respectively for shoulder charges on the weekend.

Matulino pleaded guilty to a grade two shoulder charge, while Mason copped a two-match ban for a grade one shoulder charge.

South Sydney's Glenn Stewart (grade two careless high tackle), Brisbane's Justin Hodges (careless high tackle), Cronulla's Sam Tagataese (dangerous contact), Canberra's Joseph Leilua (shoulder charge) and Melbourne's Nelson Asofa-Solomona (dangerous contact - head/neck) all received one-match bans.

Manly forward Jake Trbojevic (dangerous throw), North Queensland's Lachlan Coote (dangerous contact), Newcastle's Jeremy Smith (tripping), Rooster Mitchell Aubusson (dangerous throw), and Canberra's David Shillington (contrary conduct) all escaped bans with early guilty pleas.

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