Super League: Salford Red Devils forward Steve Rapira accepts early-guilty plea
Last Updated: 11/03/14 12:45pm
Steve Rapira: Has accepted a one-match ban after being hit with grade B charge
Salford forward Steve Rapira has issued an early-guilty plea to a charge of making dangerous contact, meaning he will suspended for one game.
The former New Zealand Warriors front rower was hit with the grade B charged after an incident during the Red Devils' 32-18 defeat at Widnes last Thursday in front of the Sky Sports cameras.
Rapira - who joined the Super League club on a two-year contract - will now sit out Salford's home game with Warrington on Friday night.
Meanwhile, Catalan Dragons second rower Louis Anderson also submitted an early plea to a similar offence during his team's 56-14 loss at Wakefield. The former New Zealand international will miss the trip to St Helens in round five.