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Storm back-rower Felise Kaufusi and Bulldogs winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak are among five players who have accepted suspensions following charges from the match review committee.

Knights five-eighth Phoenix Crossland, Warriors prop Jamayne Taunoa-Brown and Cowboys winger Kyle Feldt complete the list of players who will miss matches.

In addition to those suspended, Storm prop Christian Welch and Knights back-rower Tyson Frizell have accepted fines. All charged players entered early guilty pleas.

Here is the breakdown of players and suspensions:

  • Felise Kaufusi (Storm): 2 matches for dangerous contact (head/neck) of Eels forward Ryan Matterson
  • Phoenix Crossland (Knights): 2 matches for crusher tackle on Warriors winger David Fusitu'a
  • Jamayne Taunoa-Brown (Warriors): 3 matches for crusher tackle on Newcastle's Hymel Hunt
  • Dallin Watene-Zelezniak (Bulldogs): 2 matches for high tackle (careless) on Penrith No.7 Nathan Cleary
  • Kyle Feldt (Cowboys): 2 matches for dangerous throw on Dragons centre Jack Bird
  • Tyson Frizell (Knights): $1150 fine for dangerous contact (head/neck)
  • Christian Welch (Storm): $1350 fine for dangerous contact (other) 

Feldt placed on report for lifting tackle on Bird

 

Player Felise Kaufusi
Club Storm
Time Minute of Match 46th
Charge/Incident Dangerous contact - head/neck
Charge Grade 2
Result - Guilty or Not Guilty Guilty - Early plea
Matches to serve 2
Points/Fine calculation 225
Carry-over points 25
Misconduct on whom? Ryan Matterson

 

Player Christian Welch
Club Storm
Time Minute of Match 69th
Charge/Incident Dangerous contact - Other
Charge Grade 1
Result - Guilty or Not Guilty Guilty - Early plea
Matches to serve 0
Points/Fine calculation $1350
Carry-over points N/A
Misconduct on whom? Isaiah Papali'i

 

Player Phoenix Crossland
Club Knights
Time Minute of Match 2nd
Charge/Incident Crusher Tackle
Charge Grade 2
Result - Guilty or Not Guilty Guilty - Early plea
Matches to serve 2
Points/Fine calculation 262
Carry-over points 62
Misconduct on whom? David Fusitu'a

 

Player Jamayne Taunoa-Brown
Club Warriors
Time Minute of Match 9th
Charge/Incident Crusher Tackle
Charge Grade 2
Result - Guilty or Not Guilty Guilty - Early plea
Matches to serve 3
Points/Fine calculation 315+40=355
Carry-over points 55
Misconduct on whom? Hymel Hunt

 

Player Tyson Frizell
Club Knights
Time Minute of Match 35th
Charge/Incident Dangerous contact - Head/neck
Charge Grade 1
Result - Guilty or Not Guilty Guilty - Early plea
Matches to serve 0
Points/Fine calculation $1150
Carry-over points N/A
Misconduct on whom? Eliesa Katoa

 

Player Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
Club Bulldogs
Time Minute of Match 71st
Charge/Incident High tackle - Careless
Charge Grade 2
Result - Guilty or Not Guilty Guilty - Early plea
Matches to serve 2
Points/Fine calculation 225
Carry-over points 25
Misconduct on whom? Nathan Cleary

 

Player Kyle Feldt
Club Cowboys
Time Minute of Match 32nd
Charge/Incident Dangerous throw
Charge Grade 2
Result - Guilty or Not Guilty Guilty - Early plea
Matches to serve 2
Points/Fine calculation 270
Carry-over points 70 
Misconduct on whom? Jack Bird