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Digital Image by Ian Knight © Billy Slater (Melbourne Storm) put on report. NRL, Rugby League, Round 9, Melbourne Storm v New Zealand Warriors @ AAMI Park, Melbourne, VIC, Saturday May 10th, 2014.

Melbourne Storm duo Billy Slater and Cameron Smith will be free to play this weekend should they accept early guilty pleas.

In the NRL match review committee's findings from Round 9, Slater was charged for a high tackle on Sea Eagles winger David Williams while Smith was cited for dangerous contact with the forearm. Neither player will miss any football if they choose to accept an early guilty plea.

Playmaker Ben Hampton has also been charged by the match review committee following Saturday night's clash with Manly. The Storm number six has been offered two weeks on the sidelines as a result of a dangerous throw. If he contests the charge, Hampton risks missing three matches.

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