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The Raiders won't appeal a suspended $10,000 fine handed to coach Ricky Stuart for throwing a water bottle out of the coach's box on Sundays.

Cameras caught a frustrated Stuart throwing the bottle out of a window and onto the empty seats at GIO Stadium following Jack Wighton's sin-binning in the 28th minute of the win over the Warriors.

The NRL issued a breach notice to the Raiders on Tuesday confirming the proposed amount would be wholly suspended.

Stuart has five business days to respond to the breach notice but understands the club won't appeal the decision ahead of the clash with Cronulla on Saturday.

Stuart was also issued a warning over comments regarding the performance of the referees - indicating the penalty count 'didn't go both ways' in the 12-point win.

"We expect our coaches to set the standard for behaviour within our clubs and Ricky’s conduct on Sunday is not the image we want to portray to our fans," NRL CEO Andrew Abdo said in a statement.

"This is effectively a good behaviour bond. If there's a repeat then the fine will be enforced. It should act as another reminder to all coaches.

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"Any public comments in media conferences which cross the line into questioning the competence, professionalism or integrity of our match officials are treated very seriously by the NRL and we make no apologies for that. 

"On this occasion, Ricky's comments went very close to crossing that line and he has been warned concerning that. 

"The NRL makes many processes available to head to discuss on-field matters in a way which preserves the respect due to everyone who works in our game.

"I have spoken directly with Ricky about this matter and I thank him for his cooperation. I took into account the leadership Ricky showed during his post-match commentary after last year's grand final when determining a penalty."

The Raiders can secure a spot in the top four with a victory over the Sharks and pending the Wests Tigers upset Parramatta in the clash earlier with points differential to also come into play.

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