Lodge and Britt charged
Thunderbolts forwards Matthew Lodge and Dean Britt have been charged following the weekend's U20 Origin match between NSW and Queensland.
Lodge has been hit with a Grade 1 striking charge as well as a two-match suspension for detrimental conduct. If forward enters an early guilty pleas to both charges he would face a three-match ban.
Britt received a Grade 1 contrary conduct charge and faces a one week stint on the sidelines.