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Dwyer avoids ban over high tackle charge

21/09/2010 03:12:57 PM Comments (0)

Wests Tigers forward Simon Dwyer will be skating on thin ice in Saturday's NRL finals blockbuster against St George Illawarra after entering an early guilty plea to a high tackle charge.

Dwyer will take 56 carry-over points into the ANZ Stadium preliminary final following a grade one careless high tackle charge on Canberra's Joe Picker.

The charge came a week after he avoided any action over a tackle which left Sydney Roosters forward Jared Waerea-Hargreaves concussed.

While Dwyer is free to play this week, any charge arising out of the clash with the Dragons would endanger the hard-hitting benchman's involvement in the grand final if the Tigers win.

Meanwhile, Raiders prop Scott Logan will miss the first week of his new career as captain-coach of Wollongong side Collegians.

Logan has entered the early plea to a grade four careless high tackle charge for a shot on Tigers lock Chris Heighington.

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