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Nathan Brown takes on the Roosters defence.

Parramatta captain Clint Gutherson has urged Nathan Brown not to curb his aggressive playing style, despite the Eels lock receiving his second two-match ban of the season.

Brown will miss Saturday's night's match against 2019 grand finalists Canberra and next week's clash with North Queensland after being found guilty of a grade-two careless high tackle at Tuesday night’s NRL judiciary.

His unsuccessful bid to have the charge downgraded for his tackle on Sydney Roosters forward Victor Radley last Saturday night followed a two-match ban for dangerous contact before the season was suspended in March.

The 27-year-old is regarded as a vital member of the Eels side that leads the Telstra Premiership after winning their opening five matches before losing 24-10 to the Roosters in a high-quality encounter.

Gutherson said the Eels don’t want Brown to tone down his aggression.

"It’s tough, it always is," Gutherson said. "He plays the game at 110 miles an hour and that’s why we love him, and that’s why he is so good for us.

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"He just gets it a little bit wrong sometimes and I didn’t think there was too much in it on the field. I didn’t even really notice it … but that’s not my decision."

The Eels face another tough test against the Raiders on Saturday night and Gutherson backed halfback Mitchell Moses to bounce back from the loss to the Roosters with a big game.

Moses has been one of the form players of the NRL this season but he was a dejected figure at full-time last Saturday night.

Gutherson said that was a sign of how much winning meant to Moses.

"He probably knows it wasn’t his best game, he missed a few tackles on that right edge and we have spoken about that but you want passion," Gutherson said.

"When you win, you enjoy the win and you have a couple of beers, but when you lose you want it to hurt because you don’t want to feel it again the next week.

"I think Mitchell is a great example of that. There is only way to fix it and that is by playing well the next week.

"When Mitchell is playing well we are playing well so it’s important that he moves on from last week, learns from it and plays well against Canberra."

Despite their first loss of the season, Gutherson said the Eels had gained "a heap of confidence" from knowing they had matched it with the back-to-back premiers for the first 60 minutes of the match.

"We showed that we're close but we've still got a bit of work to do," he said. "We were in front with about 17 to go and a couple of big plays cost us and hurt us.

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"It's not things that are a massive fix - it's an easy fix. It's just a few missed tackles there and we have had review today so we are all stepping forward against Canberra.

"We were all over them for that first bit of the second half but just the way they keep turning up, after that they were on top for the rest of the game and they made us pay.

"That’s what good teams do and they are back-to-back premiers for a reason."

In other judiciary news, Radley has accepted a fine of $700 for a high shot of his own on Gutherson. 

Bulldogs winger Christian Crichton was suspended for one match after submitting an early guilty plea for a shoulder charge on Sharks fullback Matt Moylan on Monday night. 

Broncos forwards Patrick Carrigan and Tom Flegler have each accepted a one-game suspension after being charged over incidents in Thursday night's loss to Newcastle in Gosford.

Carrigan was facing a two-match ban over a grade-two conduct charge for his late hit on Knights halfback Mitchell Pearce in the 59th minute. He reduced the ban to one game with an early guilty plea.

Flegler has also be banned one match after he entered an early guilty plea over a 43rd-minute incident involving Newcastle forward Sione Mata'utia.

Dragons winger Jordan Pereira is out for two games for a hit on Corey Thompson in the 23rd minute of St George Illawarra’s win at Suncorp Stadium. He could have been banned for three weeks if he did not enter an early guilty plea. 

Tigers trio Harry Grant, Josh Aloiai and Sam McIntyre will avoid suspensions after entering guilty pleas for with grade-one offences in their team’s win over North Queensland.

Warriors hooker Wayde Egan is out of Friday's clash with Melbourne after entering an early guilty plea over an incident involving Rabbitohs star Latrell Mitchell.

Egan was charged with a grade-two contrary conduct charge after he appeared to rake his hand across Mitchell's face on Friday.

Panthers five-eighth Jarome Luai has avoided a ban by entering an early guilty plea for a dangerous contact - head/neck charge resulting from a tackle on Melbourne's Felise Kaufusi.

 

Player Jordan Pereira
Club Dragons
Time minute of match 23rd
Charge/Incident High tackle - careless
Charge Grade 3
Result Guilty - early plea
Matches to serve 2
Points/fine calculation 225
Carry-over points 25
Misconduct on whom? Corey Thompson

 

Player Sam McIntyre
Club Tigers
Time minute of match 33rd
Charge/Incident Dangerous contract - other
Charge Grade 1
7yrs Incident free for discount? No
Base penalty for charge 100
Result Guilty - Early plea
Matches to serve 0
Points/fine calculation 75
Carry-over points 75
Misconduct on whom? Corey Jensen

 

Player Josh Aloiai
Club Tigers
Time minute of match 55th
Charge/Incident Contrary Conduct
Charge Grade 1
Result Guilty - early plea
Matches to serve 0
Points/fine calculation $800
Carry-over points N/A
Misconduct on whom? Peter Hola

 

Player Harry Grant
Club Tigers
Time minute of match 60th
Charge/Incident Dangerous contact - head/neck
Charge Grade 1
Result Guilty - early plea
Matches to serve 0
Points/fine calculation 75
Carry-over points 75
Misconduct on whom? Kyle Feldt

 

Player Victor Radley
Club Roosters
Time minute of match 56th
Charge/Incident High tackle - careless
Charge Grade 1
Result Guilty - early plea
Matches to serve 0
Points/fine calculation $700
Carry-over points N/A
Misconduct on whom? Clint Gutherson

 

Player Nathan Brown
Club Eels
Time minute of match 64th
Charge/Incident High tackle - careless
Charge Grade 2
Result Guilty at panel
Matches to serve 2
Points/fine calculation 280+17=297
Carry-over points 97
Misconduct on whom? Victor Radley
Player Wayde Egan
Club Warriors
Time minute of match 65th
Charge/Incident Contrary Conduct
Charge Grade 2
Result Guilty - early plea
Matches to serve 1
Points/fine calculation 150
Carry-over points 50
Misconduct on whom? Latrell Mitchell

 

Player Jarome Luai
Club Panthers
Time minute of match 78th
Charge/Incident Dangerous contact - Head/neck
Charge Grade 1
Result Guilty - early plea
Matches to serve 0
Points/fine calculation 75
Carry-over points 75
Misconduct on whom? Felise Kaufusi
Player Tom Flegler
Club Broncos
Time minute of match 43rd
Charge/Incident Dangerous contact - Head/neck
Charge Grade 1
Result Guilty - Early Plea
Matches to serve 1
Points/fine calculation 112
Carry-over points 12
Misconduct on whom? Sione Mata'utia

 

Player Patrick Carrigan
Club Broncos
Time minute of match 59th
Charge/Incident Dangerous contact - other
Charge Grade 2
Result  Guilty - early plea
Matches to serve 1
Points/fine calculation 150
Carry-over points 50
Misconduct on whom? Mitchell Pearce

 

Player Christian Crichton
Club Bulldogs
Time minute of match 34th
Charge/Incident Shoulder charge
Charge Grade 1
Result Guilty - early plea
Matches to serve 1
Carry-over points 80
Misconduct on whom? Matt Moylan