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Sydney Roosters prop Dylan Napa could have potentially played his last match of the season after he was found guilty of a shoulder charge at the NRL judiciary last night.
Napa pleaded not-guilty for his tackle on South Sydney Rabbitohs five-eighth John Sutton during last Thursday’s clash, however he was unsuccessful.
Roosters representatives then turned their attention to having the charge downgraded – in which they were successful – meaning Napa will miss two games rather than three.
It means the 21-year-old may not feature until the Grand Final, as a win for the Roosters over Penrith on Saturday night would see them advance straight to the preliminary finals.
If the Roosters lose its match against Penrith and win the following week, Napa would become available for week three of the finals.
The Roosters confirmed via a statement on its website that they would announce Napa’s replacement for the clash with Penrith no later than an hour prior to kick-off.