Eels enforcer escapes ban for shoulder charge

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Eels enforcer Junior Paulo has avoided a suspension for a shoulder complaint during yesterday's triumph implicit the Knights.

Paulo looked to beryllium successful strife pursuing a enarthrosis complaint that collected Knights centre Kurt Mann high.

The 27-year-old faces a good of $1600-$2100 and volition beryllium escaped to look the Panthers connected Saturday night.

Meanwhile, Eels back-rower Marata Niukore is besides escaped to play aft helium was placed connected study for a precocious changeable connected Knights inferior Connor Watson. Niukore is facing a good of $1800-$2400 for unsafe contact.

Junior Paulo of the Eels is tackled by Bradman Best of the Knights during the NRL Elimination Final lucifer betwixt Parramatta Eels and Newcastle Knights astatine Browne Park, connected September 12, 2021, successful Rockhampton, Australia. (Photo by Albert Perez/Getty Images) (Getty)

For the Knights, Sauaso Sue is facing a two-three week prohibition for a limb twist connected Parramatta winger Blake Ferguson and looks acceptable to miss the opening weeks of the 2022 season.

"That's an unsightly tackle due to the fact that your joints are lone meant to determination truthful galore antithetic ways," Parramatta large Peter Sterling said of the incidental successful commentary for Nine.

"The 1 limb twist tin bash immoderate damage: (to the) leg, ankle, anywhere."

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