Manly next-rower Karl Lawton has turn out to be just the next participant to be sent off for a perilous toss in the NRL era after currently being marched early towards South Sydney.
Lawton was despatched straight from the discipline in the ninth moment at Central Coastline Stadium, in strife immediately after a lifting tackle on South Sydney captain Cameron Murray.
In a weighty strike under the posts, Lawton bought Murray all over his midsection as momentum flipped him more than head-initial towards the floor.
There was no hand in between the legs to elevate, sparking shock at the sending off from the likes of Phil Gould in commentary.
“It really is just a momentum deal with, that is all,” Gould stated on 9.
“You have a single man operating true challenging at the other person, he receives down low
“To be despatched off for that, when there is absolutely no injuries to the other participant, that’s extraordinary.
“You want your primary-time Television set show now to be 12 on 13? If that is your product, I give up.”
NSW coach Brad Fittler and Queensland counterpart Billy Slater both of those also claimed the contact was harsh.
Canberra star Nick Cotric is the only other participant to be marched for a hazardous toss, towards St George Illawarra in 2019.
Lawton is also only the second Manly participant to be despatched for any offence in the past 10 several years, with Addin Fonua-Blake the other just after the siren for dissent in 2020.