South Sydney star Cody Walker might be in sizzling water for dropping his elbow onto the again of Nick Meaney’s head in Friday’s 38-0 NRL win over Canterbury.
Rabbitohs coach Wayne Bennett stated his five-eighth had taken his “offended capsules” after Walker was concerned in a few heated incidents that will likely be scrutinised by the match overview committee.
The worst was his elbow to Meaney’s head which occurred within the first half because the younger Bulldogs fullback was held in a deal with.
Replays confirmed Walker dropped onto Meaney’s again as he tried to get to his toes, with the Souths star showing to drive his elbow into the fullback’s head.
Mal Meninga informed Fox Sports activities he believed the transfer was intentional and comes only a fortnight after Melbourne’s Felise Kaufusi copped a two-week ban for the same hit on Parramatta’s Ryan Matterson.
“Completely (he is) in bother. You possibly can see that was deliberate,” Meninga stated.
“We discuss Felise Kaufusi and his two weeks suspended for a deliberate elbow to the top… I feel he is in deep trouble.”
The scorer of two tries, Walker additionally appeared to sparked a melee late within the second half when he flung Bulldogs halfback Kyle Flanagan to the bottom after a very aggressive deal with.
Bennett stated he didn’t see the incident with Meaney and refused to remark, nonetheless he acknowledged his star half was irked on Friday.
“I will examine the treatment he is taking mate. There was clearly one thing occurring there. He had the offended capsules in at the moment,” Bennett stated.
After the sport Walker stated he wasn’t conscious there was any incident involving Meaney, who completed the sport with damaged ribs after heavy contact from the Souths aspect.
“I can not do not forget that incident, however in any sport you are making an attempt to win a sport of soccer and it is what occurs on the sphere stays on the sphere I suppose,” he stated.
“We shook fingers after the sport and that is the place it’s going to keep.”
Nevertheless, the membership will likely be sweating on the cost sheet on Saturday morning with Souths to play Brisbane on Thursday night time.