SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 17: Sam Burgess of the Rabbitohs and James Maloney of the Panthers exchange words during the round two NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Penrith Stadium on March 17, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

South Sydney Rabbitohs forward Sam Burgess has been charged with grade one dangerous contact charge following Saturday afternoon’s clash with the Panthers.

The incident occurred in the second minute of the match during a tackle on Panthers forward Reagan Campbell-Gillard.

If Burgess takes the early guilty plea, he will not miss any matches.

If the club decides to fight the charge and lose, Burgess will be suspended for one match.


  1. I’m a bit concerned. Has anyone heard from @fatardfromheydad. He is not his lippy self.
    For some reason he is not bagging the Sea eagles today.

    • Id say his been playing up a bit an the nurses in his mental ward have barred him from internet access.Most like for masterbating in the food area again

    • Also congrats on your win yesterday,your boys played well.In saying that i got know idea who you played as it wasnt a NRL standard team

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