Bennett was originally upset with Burgess’ shot after the Sharks game, but wasn’t surprised when his star forward enjoyed a successful night at NRL headquarters. L ive stream the 2019 NRL Telstra Premiership on KAYO SPORTS. Burgess was ruled out of the game after picking up a quad issue that Rabbitohs coach Wayne Bennett admits could keep him out for two weeks. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. The hearing itself has gone for 42 minutes. The Judiciary regulates the conduct of players, referees, and other officials associated with the NRL and its clubs. CASUALTY WARD: Bad news for Sharks duo; Manly sweat on backline ace, KICK US OUT THE COMP: Warriors star in stunning spray at ref, A D***HEAD: Legend tells Meninga to blacklist McGuire from Kangaroos, “If you look at the grade ones, Sam was very comparable to what people have been previously charged with as grade ones.”. The Judiciary regulates the conduct of players, referees, and other officials associated with the NRL and its clubs. He will be eligible to play again this season in round 19 of the competition. From the earlier game, Penrith will breathe a sigh of relief after star backrower Viliame Kikau escaped with a financial penalty for his lazy high shot on Valentine Holmes early in their 32-12 win. Bennett reminded critics that Burgess hadn’t pleaded not guilty to a high tackle. Ghabar has also produced six key points which illustrate why Kikau should be found not guilty. The NRL Judiciary is the disciplinary judiciary of the National Rugby League (NRL), a rugby league competition. New to Kayo? Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Meanwhile, Parramatta forward Marata Niukore faces some time on the sidelines after copping a grade-one charge for a crusher tackle on Melbourne's Tino Faasuamaleaui. “He did it last training session on Thursday. On Tuesday evening, the Panthers confirmed Kikau had been found guilty by the NRL Judiciary, and would not be available to play until the NRL Grand Final, if the Panthers qualify. Penrith will be without backrower Viliame Kikau for their preliminary final clash on October 17 after failing to have his suspension overturned at the NRL judiciary on Tuesday night. And it’s the way it should be and should never change. Panthers defence lawyer Nick Ghabar now has the floor and has produced eight different camera angles to argue why Kikau should be exonerated. news.com.au September 25, 2018 11:04pm. The NRL Judiciary is the disciplinary judiciary of the National Rugby League (NRL), a rugby league competition. NRL confusion has once again reigned supreme with the judiciary copping criticism from all angles of the game after more inconsistency. Dry opening 25 minutes taken up by NRL prosecutor Peter McGrath who was adamant it’s a grade one dangerous throw and Kikau deserves to be suspended. He will miss next week’s preliminary final clash against Parramatta or South Sydney as a result. Kikau now has 80 carry over points after the guilty verdict. Maybe one week, maybe two,” Bennett said on Saturday. The NRL judiciary panel of Ben Creagh, Sean Garlick and Dallas Johnson took 15 minutes to reach a verdict. While Moylan was forced to miss Friday’s six-point loss to Penrith, the grade- one verdict freed Burgess to face the Storm. THE NRL judiciary has taken more than 50 minutes to deliberate clear Billy Slater to play a fairytale NRL grand final in his final game. South Sydney captain Sam Burgess will be missing from their top-four clash with Melbourne after all - but it’s not because of an NRL judiciary backflip. If there was no greater lift than was necessary in a fair one-on-one tackle, then Kikau must be found not guilty. Penrith are set to be without star Viliame Kikau for their preliminary final following the NRL judiciary’s decision to charge the forward for a grade one dangerous throw in Friday night’s 29-28 win over Sydney.