Dolphins forward Felise Kaufusi is in danger of being ruled out of contention for Game One of the Ampol State of Origin Series after being charged for a high tackle in his side’s loss to the Storm on Saturday night.
Kaufusi has been charged with a Grade High Tackle – Careless following the incident on Melbourne prop Christian Welch which saw him sin-binned in the second minute.
It his third and subsequent offence of that type and leaves the veteran facing a three-match ban with an early guilty plea or four matches if found guilty at Judiciary.
Any ban would rule Kaufusi out of possible selection in the Maroons side for Origin I.
Earlier this season the forward missed four games after being hit with a Dangerous Contact charge.
Dolphins teammateKenny Bromwich meanwhile faces a fine of between $1800-$2500 after being charged with Contrary Conduct in the 62nd minute.
Source: NRL. Com