Fox Sports Australia – Friend was left sweating after being pinged for a lifting tackle on Inglis in the 12th minute of his team’s win over South Sydney in the preliminary final.

Summary

  • Friend was left sweating after being pinged for a lifting tackle on Inglis in the 12th minute of his team’s win over South Sydney in the preliminary final.
  • On Sunday, the match review committee hit Friend with a grade one dangerous contact offence, meaning he’ll be able to play in the decider because the early plea carries 75 points.
  • Get ready for cricket like never before.
  • Friend’s clean record with the judiciary over the past two years no doubt helped his case.
  • The news is a boost for the Roosters who suffered a blow during the memorable win, with superstar halfback Cooper Cronk suffering a severe rotator cuff injury, putting his grand final hopes in grave doubt.


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