Melbourne Storm duo charged, face bans

Melbourne Storm duo Nelson Asofa-Solomona and Reimis Smith face bans following the premiers’ hard fought 20-14 win over Gold Coast last night.

Asofa-Solomona was hit with two charges from the match. He faces a one week suspension for a 52nd-minute contrary conduct charge unless he is successful at the judiciary. He was hit with a fine for the second charge for a careless high tackle.

Smith is facing a two-week ban after being issued a grade two careless high tackle charge after being sent to the sin bin for contact on Jaimin Jolliffe.

While Titans centre Patrick Herbert was issued a fine for a grade one dangerous contact charge in a clash with the Storm’s Kenny Bromwich.

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