Rabbitohs prop George Burgess has been charged with a grade one dangerous contact head/neck charge, resulting from an incident in the 7th minute of the Club’s Round 5, Good Friday game against the Bulldogs.

An early guilty plea will result in 129 points accrued, meaning Burgess would miss one game. Should Burgess fight the charge unsuccessfully, he would attract 172 points meaning he would still miss one match.

If Burgess successfully fights the charge, the prop will miss no games and have no points recorded.

Stay tuned to Rabbitohs.com.au for further information as it becomes available.