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Eels Duo Charged by NRL Match Review Committee

Parramatta Eels duo Nathan Brown and Marata Niukore have been charged by the NRL Match Review Committee.

The charges stem from the Eels' Round 15 win over the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.

Niukore has been hit with a Grade 1 careless high tackle for a hit on Josh Jackson in the 35th minute.

The charge carries a $2,150 fine for an early guilty plea and $2,850 if he challenges for a downgrade and fails.

Nathan Brown was also hit with the same offence for his tackle on Tuipulotu Katoa in the 47th minute.

The charge carries a $2,150 fine for an early guilty plea and $2,850 if he challenges for a downgrade and fails.

The pair has until midday tomorrow (Tuesday 22 June) to enter pleas.

Brown and Niukore are free to play in Round 16 regardless of their pleas.

Name Marata Niukore
Club Eels
Time Minute of Match 35th
Charge/Incident High tackle - Careless
Charge Grade 1
7yrs incident free discount? No
Base penalty $1500
Prior Similar Offences in last 2 years (50% loading) 1
Prior Non-Similar Offences in last 2 years (20% loading) 2
Carry-over points N/A
Early plea points $2150
Guilty at panel points $2850
Misconduct on whom? Josh Jackson
Name Nathan Brown
Club Eels
Time Minute of Match 43rd
Charge/Incident High tackle - Careless
Charge Grade 1
7yrs incident free discount? No
Base penalty $1500
Prior Similar Offences in last 2 years (50% loading) 1
Prior Non-Similar Offences in last 2 years (20% loading) 2
Carry-over points N/A
Early plea points $2150
Guilty at panel points $2850
Misconduct on whom? Tuipulotu Katoa