Gold Coast’s Fifita banned for Magic Round

An NRL marketing video is as close as David Fifita will get to playing in the Magic Round after the Gold Coast star was prohibited for 2 suits at the judiciary. Fifita on Tuesday evening stopped working in his bid to have a grade-two reckless high deal with fee downgraded, which would have let him approving a penalty.

Rather, the second-rower will certainly now police 2 suits as opposed to just the one he would certainly have missed with an early guilty appeal.


The ban comes on the exact same night the NRL launched advertising web content for the Brisbane extravaganza on their social networks feeds, with Fifita featuring as the Titans’ male.

Hurt Canberra winger Jordan Rapana is likewise component of the video.

Fifita was sin-binned late in the Titans’ sway Wests Tigers on Saturday evening, when he hung his arm out and collected Adam Doueihi high.

After the suit trainer Justin Holbrook asserted the sin-bin sufficed as well as did not think any restriction would be necessary.

Fifita will certainly currently not just miss out on a crunch clash with Penrith on Sunday night, yet the adhering to week’s game versus Canterbury as well.

It indicates he will certainly likewise play simply one game in the month prior to State of Origin I at the MCG on June 9.

North Queensland ahead Mitchell Dunn likewise shed his difficulty of an in contrast conduct cost for his function in a melee.

The 24-year-old will currently police a $2100 penalty for his call on Brisbane’s Matt Lodge in the Cowboys’ one-point win.

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