Eels prop Suaia Matagi in action against the Sea Eagles in Round 1 of the Telstra Premiership.

Matagi charged with tripping

Parramatta forward Suaia Matagi has been charged with tripping Kodi Nikorima in Thursday's win over the Broncos. 

Matagi has been hit with a grade one charge over the incident in the 50th minute of the match at Suncorp Stadium, with a previous similar incident meaning he will be fined $1,650 if he enters an early guilty plea.

There were no other charges from Thursday's game.