Rabbitohs and Maroons back-rower Ben Te’o has been charged with Dangerous Contact - Contact with Kicker, resulting from an incident in the 23rd minute of State of Origin Game III last night (Wednesday).

The charge carries a base penalty of 100 points. With two non-similar offences in the last two years, an early guilty plea will result in 105 demerit points, while a guilty verdict will result in 140 points. Te’o will miss one match.