Manly star faces hefty ban after ugly tackle

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Josh Aloiai is acceptable to miss the commencement of adjacent season, after the Manly guardant was charged for a unsafe propulsion connected Rabbitohs prop Mark Nicholls successful past night's loss to Souths.

Aloiai was deed with a people 2 complaint for the tackle successful the 68th infinitesimal and is facing a prohibition of 3 oregon 4 matches.

With 2 anterior offences successful the past 2 years, Aloiai would miss 3 matches if helium enters an aboriginal blameworthy plea oregon hazard a four-match suspension if helium challenges the complaint astatine the judiciary.

"The tackle by you is highly dangerous," referee Ashley Klein was heard telling Aloiai connected Nine's coverage.

South Sydney front-rower Mark Nicholls is dropped connected his caput successful the Rabbitohs' triumph implicit the Sea Eagles. (Getty)

"You're going to spell to the bin and it's connected report."

Rugby league large Paul Vautin added: "That was an mean tackle. That was an old-fashioned, 80s-type tackle, that one."

The tackle sparked a melee betwixt the 2 sides, with Klein informing some captains astir players rushing in.

The referee singled retired Manly second-rower Haumole Olakau'atu and South Sydney hooker Damien Cook for their roles but some sides escaped punishment.

Fortunately nary South Sydney players threw a punch which could person perchance ruled them retired of the expansive final.

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