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Whitehead facing NRL tripping ban

NZN 25/03/2017 Steve Zemek

Canberra second-rower Elliott Whitehead is set to miss his side's NRL clash with Parramatta after being charged with tripping.

The Raiders' English hardman was hit with a grade two charge by the match review committee after bringing down Alex Glenn in Brisbane's nail-biting 13-12 win on Friday night.

Whitehead will only miss a week with an early guilty plea but will be out for two matches if he takes his case to the judiciary and loses.

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