WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JULY 14: Nick Cotric of the Raiders walks from the field after being sent off for a tackle on Timoteo Lafai of the Dragons during the round 17 NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canberra Raiders at WIN Stadium on July 14, 2019 in Wollongong, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Canberra centre Nick Cotric has entered an early guilty plea and will miss three matches, after he was charged with a Grade 3 Dangerous Throw on Sunday.

Cotric was sent off for a tackle on Dragon Tim Lafai, and was handed 500 points by the match review committee, although that's come down to 375 following the early plea.

The centre will now miss the Raiders' next three matches against the Tigers, Panthers and Warriors.