Sea Eagles skipper Daly Cherry-Evans won’t face the judiciary. Picture: Toby Zerna
Sea Eagles skipper Daly Cherry-Evans won’t face the judiciary. Picture: Toby Zerna

Cherry-Evans in the clear over alleged gouge

The NRL match review committee has cleared Manly skipper Daly Cherry-Evans of eye gouging in Friday night's match against the Newcastle Knights at Lottoland.

Cherry-Evans appeared to rake his hands across the face of Knights forward Jamie Buhrer in the final tackle of the game.

 

Buhrer, who is a close friend of Cherry-Evans, got to his feet and started rubbing his eyes after the incident.

Footage of the incident went viral on social media after the game, with expectations that Cherry-Evans would be facing a dangerous contact charge.

However, the match review committee studied the incident from several angles on Saturday and decided there was insufficient evidence to refer it to the judiciary.



Bowled over by new green

Bowled over by new green

Retirement just got greener for residents at Fraser Shores.

Work nearly finished on wetlands' new boardwalk

Work nearly finished on wetlands' new boardwalk

Fay Smith was a passionate environmentalist.

'The most significant deal in Wide Bay football history

premium_icon 'The most significant deal in Wide Bay football history

There has never been a bigger deal in Wide Bay's football history.

Local Partners