Fresh Bronco blow as best player faces significant ban
Brisbane's horror 2020 is set to continue with the club's best forward Payne Haas facing a possible three-week suspension for a crusher tackle during Saturday's 36-8 loss to the Raiders.
The 20-year-old was slapped with a Grade Two dangerous contact charge "to the head/ neck" of Canberra's Siliva Havili in the 74th minute.
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The NRL judiciary on Sunday charged the boom forward, which carries a two-week ban if Haas takes an early guilty plea.
If the Broncos choose to fight the charge, and are unsuccessful, Haas could miss three weeks.
Brisbane are still considering how they will approach the charge.
Originally published as Fresh Bronco blow as best player faces significant ban